The Woodlands-based Lexicon Pharmaceuticals has sold its 260,950-square-foot Research Forest campus and plans to relocate its headquarters within The Woodlands, commercial real estate firm NAI Partners announced Dec. 29.

The sale included five buildings at 8800 Technology Forest Place, The Woodlands, centered around a 128,400-square-foot Class A office building that includes laboratory space, according to NAI, in addition to special-use and flex buildings. The firm said Lexicon plans to retain its headquarters in The Woodlands, although a new location was not announced.

According to Lexicon's website, the biopharmaceutical company's work is centered on using gene-based science for the development of medicines for people with chronic diseases. Lexicon employed 74 workers in The Woodlands as of early 2020, according to estimates released by The Woodlands Area Economic Development Partnership. 281-863-3000.