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LAN-TEL completes security project for MA Office of Chief Medical Examiner

Fitchburg, MA In May, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) set up a temporary morgue at Fitchburg State University’s Landry Hall in preparation for the potential surge in COVID-19 deaths. NECA Boston chapter contractor, LAN-TEL Communications was called upon to design and install a CCTV video security solution for the facility.

Office Gallery International completes ongoing design projects for eCratchit, Inc.

Hingham, MA Office Gallery International completed the latest of a series of ongoing office design and furniture projects for eCratchit, Inc.  eCratchit and Office Gallery are working on their third project together – coming up with a better solution for the placement of three printers and a scanner, which are currently sitting on filing cabinets. This comes on the heels of the completion of rebuilding a small empty space into a tiny – but still effective – conference room, which is known as “the Fishbowl” because of its glass walls.

Cottonwood Group unveils The Alyx, the final building at EchelonSeaport

Boston, MA Cottonwood Group unveiled The Alyx at EchelonSeaport, a luxury tower with 270 apartment homes located at 131 Seaport Blvd. in the Seaport District. The rental portion of the EchelonSeaport community, The Alyx sits adjacent to the condominium residences at 133 and 135 Seaport, A Regent Collection, and presents a unique array of studio to three-bedroom apartments with a suite of premiere amenities. 

Elite Home Builders completes Millstone Village in Medway, MA

Medway, MA Elite Home Builders LLC (Elite) has completed Millstone Village, a new 55-plus neighborhood. The 80-unit development consists of single-detached, duplex-style, and triplex-style homes. All homes were designed in the manner of classic New England architecture, and with interiors with modernized open concept floor plans and use of natural products such as hardwoods and granite.

Boston Development Group proposes new life science development in Watertown

Watertown, MA Boston Development Group (BDG) has proposed a major life sciences development at 66 Galen St. The proposed life science campus, comprised of two phases totaling nearly 450,000 s/f of class A office/R&D lab, addresses the goals outlined in The Watertown Comprehensive Plan, and builds upon the burgeoning life science cluster in town that has evolved and accelerated over the last several years. 

BOMA Boston update: Virtual college career panel & TOBY Awards

Boston, MA On Tuesday, October 21st BOMA Boston held a timely CRE Market Update where John Affleck, vice president of market analytics, with Co-Star provided an overview of what is happening in the office space locally and regionally. Shawn Carroll, vice president, CBRE, BOMA Boston’s 2020 president then facilitated a discussion with industry leaders who shared what is happening in their different sectors and their views on the Boston CRE market currently and forecasting what is to come during these unexpected times

President’s message: Newly installed members - by Warren Lizio

This year may look a little different with COVID-19. The Boston chapter of IREM has been busy servicing our members during these hard times. Congratulation to the newly installed members and their companies. For over 85 years, our members have made us the world’s strongest voice for all things real estate management. Today, we’re growing and strengthening the IREM community. When one IREM member succeeds, we all succeed.

President’s Message: A future of participation - by Edmund Allcock

Some of us may think that the pandemic has required us to put aside the future and focus on the present, however, our use of remote technology may have developed a future plan for participation.  As I look back on 2020, we were and continue to establish a plan for the future… it’s just hard to see it as it is unfolding.

IFMA Boston raising critical funds to help close the FM talent gap - by Joy Shapiro

Boston, MA This year’s IFMA Boston Giving Thanks Giving Back Gala is going virtual with an online silent auction, big prize raffle and culminating reveal event on November 19th to raise funds for their scholarship fund. The online auction will include 2021 sports tickets, DIY gift certificates, sporting goods, restaurant gift cards, home office equipment, AV/stereo equipment, artwork and so much more!

Amstel Heritage Development completes 25-unit The Aver in Watertown, Mass.

Watertown, MA Amstel Heritage Development completed The Aver apartment community, an amenity-rich project within walking distance of downtown and close to the Charles River Bike Path. The 25-unit pet-friendly complex, consisting of two studios, two one-bedroom, and 21 two-bedroom units, is located at 345-385 Pleasant St.