O’Brien Commercial Properties leases 10,565 s/f to Aries Laboratories LLC

Marlborough, MA Aries Laboratories LLC has signed a five-year lease commitment at 257 Simarano Dr. Aries, a testing lab, will occupy 10,565 s/f in the multi-tenant life science and technology incubator. 

Jacobson of Lyman Real Estate brokers $450,000 sale of 36 Tunxis Avenue

Bloomfield, CT The property at 36 Tunxis Ave. (Rte. 189), has been sold for $450,000, according to Ron Lyman, CCIM, CEO of Lyman Real Estate. Lyman’s Geri Jacobson was the agent for both

Halprin of New England Retail Properties sells Tractor Supply for $5.6 million

Orange, CT Matt Halprin, senior vice president of New England Retail Properties, Inc. completed the $5.6 million sale of the Tractor Supply Co. located at 253 Indian River Rd.  

MarketPlace Logan unveils food delivery service and new arrivals

Boston, MA MarketPlace Logan, an affiliate of Boston-based New England Development and manager of the Boston Logan Concessions Program (Bos Shop Dine), unveiled the latest passenger amenities, restaurants and specialty retailers that have landed at Boston Logan International Airport.

The Wilder Companies leases 11,158 s/f to Ulta Beauty

Hamden, CT According to The Wilder Companies, Ulta Beauty has opened at Marketplace at Hamden, adding the beauty retailer destination to this well-anchored, open-air shopping center.

Atlantic Retail expands into Georgia with sixth office opening

Atlanta, GA Atlantic Retail, a national retail real estate brokerage and advisory firm based in Mass., has named Shelley Jordan Bell a partner of the firm and will open its sixth regional office in Georgia.  

Holliday Fenoglio Fowler arranges $85.7 million sale of Meadow Glen shopping center

Medford, MA Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. (HFF) completed the sale of Meadow Glen, a shopping center anchored by a Wegmans grocery store and set minutes from downtown Boston. The sale price was $85.7 million according to public records.

Question of the Month: What are the ingredients of a successful neighborhood? Boston’s Seaport revival - by Pawel Honc

I love cities. I love that they have lives, spanning centuries, and evolve to accept change. Boston is one of those, and one of its shiniest new neighborhoods is testament to vibrant adaptive use. Once a thriving port, accepting shipments of wool and leather to feed textile factories in the early 20th century,

The Mega Group to open three fitness studios in Beverly, MA

Beverly, MA According to Jennifer DApice, director of The Mega Group, three separate fitness studios have opened in Beverly in a six-month period.

Urban Spaces signs 4,000 s/f to Loyal Companion at 95 First Street in East Cambridge

East Cambridge, MA Urban Spaces, a Cambridge-based commercial real estate development company that focuses on mid-sized, transit-oriented projects, has signed Loyal Companion to a 4,000 s/f lease at 95 First St. The service-oriented pet food and supply store is the first retail tenant signed to the First Street Corridor, a $275 million mixed-use project.