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BOMA Boston update: January events recap and February programs

Boston, MA On Thursday, January 24, over 100 members gathered for the Greater Boston Real Estate Board’s (GBREB) installation of officers, where J. Scott Rickards, vice president of property management, Lincoln Property Co. was sworn in to his role as 2019 BOMA Boston president.

IREM Boston hosts annual Economic Forecast Luncheon

On January 16, 2019, The IREM Boston Metropolitan Chapter hosted its annual Economic Forecast Luncheon at Flemings Restaurant in Boston. As chapter president, I was not surprised by the record turnout of our members, due to the political and economic uncertainty we are facing, it is understandable that our members are concerned.

Meet IFMA’s keynote speaker for FMForward - one day conference

Boston, MA Join IFMA Boston for it’s inaugural one-day conference at Bentley University on March 27, which will provide you with the key strategies, technologies and best practices to help navigate the ever-changing FM landscape. 

Governor Baker signs short-term rental legislation - by Matthew Gaines

In the final days of the 2017/2018 Massachusetts legislation session, the House and Senate passed a compromise bill, that was subsequently signed by governor Baker, to tax and regulate short-term rentals. The new law takes effect on July 1. 

Windover completes marine biotechnology research center

Gloucester, MA Windover Construction completed construction of a biotechnology laboratory and office building at 417 Main St. Owned and operated by Back Shore LLC, the 18,500 s/f facility is situated within the designated port area of the town’s historic waterfront and will be dedicated to tenants focused on marine research uses.

Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities unveils first-of-its-kind HouseZero lab and prototype

Cambridge, MA The Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities (CGBC) at the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) has completed HouseZero, the retrofitting of its headquarters in a pre-1940s building into an ambitious living-laboratory and an energy-positive prototype for ultra-efficiency that will help to understand buildings in new ways. The design of HouseZero has been driven by radically ambitious performance targets from the outset...

2019 CAI Legislative Action Committee agendas

CAI Legislative Action Committees (LACs) continue to watch and track legislative initiatives that impact condominiums in New England chapter states. The following is a recap of the past 12 months and a preview of what’s on the horizon for LACs in 2019. New Hampshire: New Hampshire lawmakers went back to work last August and the New Hampshire Legislative Action Committee (NHLAC) has been hard at work, as well since then. The committee’s priority again in the

IFMA Boston’s Fall programming focused on the needs of FM’s

Boston, MA When you think about IFMA your mind constantly goes to the great networking events such as the Holiday Gala and the Golf Tournament. IFMA’s main focus is to provide an avenue for facilities managers to learn and develop. In October IFMA Boston hosted a session for its Thought Leaders focusing on Creating a Roadmap to a Digital FM. Douglas Shapiro from Gartner led the discussion on how different software packages and other technologies

Bowdoin Construction earns Associated Builders and Contractors of Massachusetts' Excellence in Construction Award for Reiser project

Canton, MA The Associated Builders and Contractors of Massachusetts (ABC-MA) has selected Bowdoin Construction as a Merit Award winner for the Reiser project. Work entailed a 46,000 s/f warehouse addition with an active rack system, and a new commercial showroom for food preparation. All work was completed while keeping the existing facility fully operational. Bowdoin was presented with the award at the Excellence in Construction Awards dinner held at the Westin in Waltham on November 1st. 

Senator DeMacedo visits Acella to celebrate their 15th anniversary

Pembroke, MA Acella Construction Corporation, now celebrating its 15th year in business as a leader in construction management throughout greater Boston, welcomed state senator Vinny DeMacedo on a tour of the company’s 38 Washington St. location and in recognition of the firm’s anniversary.