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CoreNet Global New England president’s message: The power of perspective - by Maureen Rystrom

With global access and local engagement opportunities, being part of The New England Chapter of CoreNet Global offers a unique opportunity to share in the best practices and contribute in meaningful ways to the corporate real estate industry.  We hope to see some of our local and international members at the CoreNet Global East Meets West Summit in Dubai this September 12-14th and at the CoreNet Global North America Summit in Denver from October 28-30th.

BOMA Boston Update: BOMA Golf, & BOMI Classes

Boston, MA The Annual BOMA Golf Tournament was held on Monday, July 10th at Pinehills Golf Club. Around 300 BOMA members and guests took over both the Jones and Nicklaus courses for a round of 18. The day included a Hole in One from Chris Dlugolecki with IMG Technologies and the gracious donation of the 50/50 winnings to our charitable partner by winner, Steven Gilmore Jr.

President’s Message: Knowledge – Tools of the property management trade

It was an evening of fun, relaxation, and celebration on July 13th when the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) Boston Chapter held a Networking and New Member Installation at Granite Links Golf Club in Quincy. Two people were installed as CPM (certified property manager) and five as ARM (accredited residential manager) at the well-attended event. 

CAI Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac release lender bulletins for condo and coop mortgages - by Dawn Bauman

Within the past few weeks, both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac released lender bulletins as a step toward making temporary requirements permanent. The temporary requirements addressed issues of structural safety in condominium and housing cooperative buildings in response to the Champlain Towers South condominium collapse.

IFMA Boston - The smart way for starting capital projects: Know your technology - by Jared Curtis

Starting capital projects off right requires not just knowledge of your fundamental assets, but accurate data on those assets as well. Many times, people depend on information about their assets from old paper drawings, flat files, blueprints, public documents, etc. Unfortunately, these older files are often not reliable. Those drawings, which may have been accurate at one point in time, may not be up to date.

The Smith No. 99 - 600,000 s/f mixed-use
apartment building available for pre-leasing

Boston, MA With city views, a two-story roof deck and one of the most comprehensive amenity programs in the South End, The Smith No. 99 is now ready for pre-leasing. Located between the historic streets of Harrison and Albany at 99 East Dedham St., The Smith No. 99 is in phase two of The Smith mixed-use apartment community which is already on track to earn a 2-star Fitwel rating and is targeting LEED Gold certification.

Bova joins Seyon Management as vice president of property management

Boston, MA Seyon Management has hired Brooke Bova as vice president of property management. In her new capacity, Bova will be responsible for the oversight and day-to-day management of the firm’s national property management team consisting of offices in Boston, Philadelphia, and South Florida. “We are extremely fortunate to have Brooke join our growing team and oversee our property management division.

Jefferson Apartment Group completes 168-unit J Woburn Heights project

Woburn, MA J Woburn Heights, the newest apartment community by Jefferson Apartment Group (JAG), has delivered and welcomed their first residents. The project is a joint venture with SpringHarbor Financial Group. J Woburn Heights is a 168-unit, garden-style community across four buildings on nine acres,

FoxRock Properties begins pre-leasing of Ashlar Park in Quincy

Quincy, MA According to FoxRock Properties, a real estate investment, development, and management firm, the next phase of Ashlar Park’s apartment community, the Skyline Building, has begun preleasing. Taking its name from the views of the Boston skyline it offers, the Skyline Building is situated on the northwestern side of the Ashlar Park campus

Commonwealth sells property to Cruz Development Corp. for housing redevelopment

New Bedford, MA According to the Healey-Driscoll administration, the state closed on the sale of a 1.417 acre parcel to Cruz Development Corp., enabling the transformation of this previously state-owned property into housing. Cruz Development, a third-generation family business and Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), plans to develop the property