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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.

Skanska tops out at 118,000 s/f new Brookline High School

Brookline, MA Leading construction and development firm Skanska has reached a significant milestone at Brookline High School with the steel topping out, effectively marking the project’s structural completion. The construction team has worked throughout the pandemic to make significant progress

Lee Kennedy completes $77.3 million 100 Hood Park for Catamount - master-planned by Symmes Maini McKee Associates

Charlestown, MA Lee Kennedy Co. has completed 100 Hood Park Dr., a $77.3 million key component in the reimagining of the former H.P. Hood Dairy Plant into a life science/technology hub

Dakota Partners closes on Depot Village

Hanson, MA Dakota Partners secured all financing and approvals needed to close on the property at 171 Phillips St. Construction on the new affordable housing development

Callahan begins work on Parkway Apts. for Lincoln Property Co.

West Roxbury, MA Callahan Construction Managers (Callahan) commenced on a new, multifamily development located at 1545 & 1555 VFW Parkway. The project is owned and developed by Lincoln Property Co. and was designed by SK+I Architecture, the project includes two detached, four-story multifamily

RHF and Schochet Cos. acquire the Hillcrest Acres Apartments

Attleboro, MA Retirement Housing Foundation (RHF) and The Schochet Companies have closed on the acquisition of the Hillcrest Acres Apartments