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The Hampshire Cos. and Harrison St. form joint venture to develop self-storage facilities

Providence, RI The Hampshire Cos., and Harrison St. have formed a joint venture partnership to develop institutional-quality self-storage facilities along the I-95 corridor from Washington D.C. to Boston. 

MassHousing closes on $14 million in financing to Beacon Communities

Roxbury, MA MassHousing has closed on $14 million in financing to Beacon Communities LLC for the rehabilitation and preservation of affordability at the 72-unit Camden Apartments.

Ground breaking held for the third phase of the Old Colony project

South Boston, MA One of the oldest federal public housing developments in the United States has begun the next stage of a decade-long transformation. Building on the 285 residences constructed since 2011 at The Anne M. Lynch Homes at Old Colony, a groundbreaking ceremony kicked off a third phase of redevelopment

One Source founder and CEO Lombardi joins New Haven board of JASWNE

Wallingford, CT ONE SOURCE Founder and CEO Nicholas Lombardi joined the New Haven Board of Junior Achievement of Southwest New England, Inc (JASWNE) as of February. 

South Coast Improvement completes Brockton medical marijuana facility

Brockton, MA South Coast Improvement Co. (SCI) completed work on a $2.3 million renovation project to construct a medical marijuana dispensary at 1090 West Chestnut St. for Commonwealth Alternative Care. Hedrick Brothers Construction was the project manager.

AmeriCann tops off Building 1 of its Mass. Medical Cannabis Center

Freetown, MA AmeriCann, Inc., a cannabis company that is developing cultivation, processing and manufacturing facilities provided a construction update for its flagship Massachusetts Medical Cannabis Center (MMCC.)

Landlord’s guide to navigating the changing marijuana laws - by Frank Flynn

Imagine you are the landlord of a commercial office building in New England. The latest business and your newest tenant is a startup called Help You Grow, which describes itself as a marijuana dispensary consulting firm. You entered into a standard commercial lease with Help You Grow and they have begun operating their business in your building. 

Best practices for securing a cannabis facility - The five D’s: Deter, detect, deny, delay and defend - by Mike Ginty

The cannabis industry has a significantly higher risk profile than other industries, and accordingly requires significant thought in order to properly secure a cannabis facility. Securing a cannabis facility requires a sophisticated plan of action to ensure inventory, personnel, logistics, and cash are secure and in compliance.

BudTrader.com has surpassed two million registered users

Boston, MA BudTrader.com, one of the world’s largest cannabis marketplaces in the U.S., has surpassed two million registered users and continues to reach milestones at a faster rate than any comparable site in cannabis or tech. BudTrader surpassed major cannabis sites Weedmaps and Leafly in user registration.

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.