junotherapeuticsIn February, Juno Therapeutics announced they were leasing a 60,000 square-foot building in Bothell to serve as a new manufacturing facility for their immunology cancer treatment.

Now the company has announced that it will also keep their corporate headquarters in Washington State, selecting Seattle for their new headquarters.

Gov. Jay Inslee and Seattle Major Ed Murray appeared at an event with Juno Therapeutics CEO Hans Bishop to make the announcement.

“Juno represents a new era of life science technology being developed right here in Washington state, and we are thrilled to welcome them as an anchor tenant in our life science community,” Gov. Inslee said. “We are committed to supporting Juno and companies in this sector by building a stronger, more robust ecosystem, and leveraging our current strengths in research and a talented scientific workforce.”

Read more about Juno’s announcement.