Commercial Brokers Association names 2017 Achievement Awards finalists

March 02, 2018 - Front Section

Boston, MA The Commercial Brokers Association (CBA) named the finalists for its annual CBA Achievement Awards, which will recognize the Greater Boston area’s most significant real estate deals of 2017 and honor local industry professionals who have distinguished themselves among their peers.

At the dinner on March 22 at the Intercontinental Boston, awards will be given in the following categories: Deal of the Year Awards will be presented for office (Boston, Greater Cambridge and Suburban), retail, industrial, life science and most creative deals, as well as the investment sale of the year; a new President’s Council Award will be unveiled this year, recognizing an exceptional transaction; and Special Recognition Awards will be presented to the broker, landlord, rising star, and collaborating professional of the year. Finalists in each category are as follows:

Deal of the Year:

Office – Boston 
• Alexion (lease)

• Bose Corporation (lease)

• DraftKings (lease)

• Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky & Popeo PC (lease)

• PTC Corp. (lease)

• Reebok (lease)

Office – Greater Cambridge 
• InterSystems Corporation (lease)

Office – Suburban
• Astellas Institute of Regenerative Medicine, Westborough (lease)

• Hologic, Inc., Marlborough (lease)

• Insulet Corp., Acton (sale)

• iRobot Corp., Bedford (lease)

• Raytheon Co., Woburn (lease)

• Straumann Manufacturing, Andover (lease)

• Lynx Fitness Club - Topgolf Swing Suite, Boston (lease)

• Trillium Brewing Co., Boston (lease)

• 66 Saratoga Blvd., Devens (lease

Life Science
• Agios Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge (lease)

• Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston (sale)

• Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge (lease)

• Shire Human Genetic Therapies, Cambridge (lease)

Most Creative Deal Under 100,000 s/f
• 960 Massachusetts Ave., Boston  (sale)

• Brattle Court at Harvard Sq., Cambridge (sale)

• Liberty Travel, Boston (lease)

• Mass Innovation Labs, Boston Landing, Boston (lease)

• Mass Innovation Labs, iSQ Seaport, Boston (lease)

• Optimus Ride, Boston (lease)

Investment Sale 
• 10 St. James Ave. & 75 Arlington St., Boston

• 100 Northern Ave., Boston

• Hayden Research Campus, Lexington

Special Recognition Awards: Broker of the Year 

Leadership Award
• Kristin Blount, Colliers International

• Matt Daniels, JLL

• Michael Joyce, Cushman & Wakefield

• Robert Richards, Cushman & Wakefield

• Joe Sciolla, Cresa

• Mark Winters, Newmark Knight Frank

Landlord of the Year
• A.W. Perry

• Atlantic Management

• Millennium Partners

• National Development

• NB Development

• Oxford Properties

• Rockpoint Group

• TH Real Estate

Rising Star of the Year
• Jonathan Bryant, Colliers International

• Joe Fabiano, JLL

• Robert Glor, McCall & Almy

• Tyler Hilson, Perry Brokerage Associates

• Bobby Jangro, JLL

• Tyler McGrail, Newmark Knight Frank

• Kevin McNamara, Cushman & Wakefield

• Matt Perry, Avison Young

• Margaret Power, Cushman & Wakefield

• Amanda Stevens Snell, The Stevens Group

Collaborating Professional of the Year
• Dain, Torpy, Le Ray, Wiest & Garner, P.C.

• Fusion Design Consultants, Inc.

• Goodwin Procter


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