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New England Real Estate Journal's 2018 Annual Review Spotlight

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Harold Brown of The Hamilton Co. inducted into NEREJ Blue Jacket Club at second annual Changing World of Commercial Real Estate Summit

Needham, MA The New England Real Estate Journal (NEREJ) held its second annual “Changing World of Commercial Real Estate” summit on December 6th at the Sheraton Needham Hotel, 100 Cabot St. The event also honored Harold Brown, chairman emeritus of The Hamilton Company, with an induction into the NEREJ’s Blue Jacket Club. He was also presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award. 

Allianz Real Estate of America, Beacon Capital Partners and the Pension Reserves Investment Management Board purchase 53 State St. for $845 million

Boston, MA Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) completed the $845 million sale of 53 State St. to a joint venture between Allianz Real Estate of America, Beacon Capital Partners and the Pension Reserves Investment Management Board (PRIM).

Phelan and Burke of Colliers International arrange $16 million financing for Briarwood Meadows

Warwick, RI Colliers International’s Capital Markets team arranged $16 million in financing for Briarwood Meadows, a 552-unit multifamily community. Spread across 36 acres, the 100% market rate community consists of 32 residential buildings, a fitness center, an indoor pool, an outdoor pool, tennis courts, a clubhouse and parking.

A.W. Perry partners with Vantage Builders on project to redevelop 28,841 s/f 4 Pond Park

Hingham, MA A.W. Perry has partnered with Vantage Builders, Inc. on a core and shell renovation project to redevelop and reposition 4 Pond Park, A.W. Perry’s former South Shore regional headquarters in South Shore Park. 

Organic SEO in 2018-2019 - by Chuck Sink

To get the most out of any media channel, it’s usually necessary to invest some money in it. Then you need to keep your messages consistent. Certainly, this is true of Google and social media if you want to immediately drive targeted visitors to your website.

You never know when your life can change on a dime - by Earle Wason

I am taking a different turn to this article for the New England Real Estate Journal versus those of the past. In this article, I am reflecting on 2018 and contrasting the hotel business and our brokerage business, both of which are enjoying another successful year, versus insights into what has been, for me, a very difficult personal year.

Boston City Group, Inc. sells Bedford Place for $8.7 million - a 45-unit multifamily property

Whitman, MA The 45-unit apartment building known as Bedford Place, located at 670 Bedford St., has been sold for $8.7 million. Boston City Group, Inc. brokers Caroline Ligotti, Emily McGranaghan and Linda Redeker represented the buyer.

Linchris Hotel acquires Harbor Hotel Provincetown for $15.5 million

Provincetown, MA A partnership between Alta Properties, Finard Properties, and Saltaire Properties has completed the sale of the Harbor Hotel Provincetown. According to public record, the property sold for $15.5 million. The contemporary boutique hotel has 129 rooms and is located on a 4.5-acre waterfront site.

Gardner of Castles Commercial brokers $2.275 million sale

Waltham, MA Dan Gardner, partner/broker at Castles Commercial has compelted the sale of 91, 93, 95 and 97 Chestnut St.