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Federal Realty Investment Trust signs PUMA North America to 150,000 s/f office at Assembly Row

Somerville, MA Federal Realty Investment Trust has signed a lease for 150,000 s/f with PUMA North America to anchor a new 300,000 s/f office building, with ground floor retail space, at 455 Grand Union Blvd. at Assembly Row, the rapidly growing, mixed-use neighborhood just minutes from downtown.

Dolben Company, Inc. assumes management of Regency Collection - for Palmer Asset Management, an affiliate of Construction Planning and Management

Manchester, NH The Dolben Company, Inc. has assumed management of Regency Place, Regency West and Regency Heights, collectively known as The Regency Collection. Located in a heavily residential and apartment dominated sector of the city, the properties are all 55+ communities.

Ipswich Bay Glass celebrates 50 years of providing commercial façade work

Rowley, MA Ipswich Bay Glass (IBG), one of the largest commercial façade companies in the Northeast, is celebrating its 50th anniversary. IBG was founded in 1969 by Sandy Patrican to provide the highest quality glazing and panel systems fabrication and installation on the North Shore.

Barkan Management Co. portfolio managers achieve Professional Community Association Manager designation

Boston, MA According to Barkan Management Co., three portfolio managers have achieved Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM) designation. Diana Montalbano and Joshua Levy (based in Boston) and Sarah Flannigan (based in Providence, RI), have achieved PCAM certification.

C&W Services, Inc. and Alutiiq Logistics & Maintenance Services, LLC form joint venture

Auburndale, MA A new joint venture has been formed between C&W Services, Inc. – one of North America’s leading facility services companies – and Alutiiq Logistics & Maintenance Services, LLC (ALMS) – a certified small, Alaska native-owned business and wholly owned subsidiary of Alutiiq, LLC (Alutiiq). This JV was formed to help clients meet the highest standards of facility performance while achieving their diversity spending goals.

Spire Investments acquires 33 units in Salem and Peabody for $4.265 million - works with seller Paul Herrick

Salem, MA Jay Goldberg of Spire Investments continues to be very active in the marketplace with another purchase. Goldberg has acquired 33 units in Salem and Peabody for $4.265 million ($129,242 per unit). Twenty-eight of the units consisted of two buildings located at 10 and 12-14 Summer St. 

Cronin Development hires BAMO for St. Regis Residences

Boston, MA Cronin Development has hired BAMO of San Francisco to design interiors for The St. Regis Residences, Boston. The team, led by pri...

Leers Weinzapfel Associates completes new 10,592 s/f chiller plant at the University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amherst, MA Leers Weinzapfel Associates’ new 10,592 s/f chiller plant at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is the latest in the firm’s extensive portfolio of infrastructure work. A component of the university’s 2012 Campus Master Plan, it will increase the reliability and capacity of chilled water service throughout its growing north campus

Why are arc flash studies and warning labels so important? - by John Sloane

When dealing with high-energy electrical equipment, an unexpected short circuit causes the release of electrical energy in the form of heat and pressure, and are generally caused by equipment failure, a fault or surge somewhere else in the system, or human error.

CTA Construction Managers awarded contract for $24.1 million Weymouth’s Tufts Library project

Weymouth, MA CTA Construction Managers has been awarded a contract for the new $24.1 million 50,000 s/f Tufts Library. The project is a cooperative venture between the town and the Massachusetts Public Library Construction Program, which awarded the town $12 million for the construction of a new library.