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coUrbanize launches array of free tools to help during COVID-19 crisis

Boston, MA coUrbanize, the online community engagement platform purpose-built for real estate teams and city planners, has launched several new product features and resources to enhance communications and public outreach

Barkan Management Company adds The Vendome to portfolio

Boston, MA Barkan Management Company has added The Vendome, located at 160 Commonwealth Ave.–in the Back Bay–to its portfolio of condominiums. An industry leader in residential property management, Barkan is contracted with 190 properties (29,000+ units) in seven states.

First “Passive Building” residence hall in Mass. cuts costs by 50%

Norton, MA According to SGA, Massachusetts’ first “Passive House” residence hall is certified with Passive House Institute US Certified (PHIUS), indicating top energy performance.

Eaves joins CBRE’s project management team

Boston, MA According to CBRE, Michael Eaves has been hired as director of the New England project management team. Tasked with continuing to grow CBRE’s project management offering in the city, he will be

Trident Property Management Corp. acquires The Metropolitan at Reading Station for $27.5 million

Reading, MA Colliers International Multifamily Advisory team facilitated the $27.5 million sale of The Metropolitan at Reading Station (The Met) to Trident Property Management Corp.

The Davis Companies places last beam at 100 Shawmut development - Suffolk Construction is the general contractor

Boston, MA The Davis Companies along with the Boston Chinese Evangelical Church (BCEC) and the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (CCBA), placed the final steel beam on 100 Shawmut.

The 2020 challenge: Improving resident experience - by Stacy Holden

“Keeping the customer happy” applies to the property management world, too. In property management, those “customers,” are residents, and providing them with a positive renter experience is critical.

IQHQ receives BPDA approval for amendment to Fenway Center project

Boston, MA According to IQHQ, Inc., a life sciences real estate development company, its Fenway Center PDA amendment has been unanimously approved by the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA).

Cushman & Wakefield managed building wins Middle Atlantic TOBY

Needham, MA According to Cushman & Wakefield, 160 Gould St., a 135,699 s/f boutique office building, has received the Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) Regional Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Award.

What landlords, tenants, and lenders all want from SNDAs - by Brion Kirsch

A Subordination, Non-Disturbance and Attornment Agreement (SNDA) is a vital cog in the commercial real estate machine. Properly negotiated, it ensures the divergent interests of all parties involved in a commercial mortgage loan transaction — the landlord, tenant, and lender.