Retail

Combined Properties renews Subway and Saigon Noodle leases

Malden, MA Combined Properties, Inc. has renewed two leases totaling 2,716 s/f of retail space in the city’s Central Business District.  Subway, a first-class sandwich chain, renewed at 207-209 Centre St. and Saigon Noodle Restaurant extended its lease at 381 Main St. in the city

Portico Brewing to open new 3,400 s/f taproom

Somerville, MA When the city is ready to fully reopen, there’s good news in store for locals. Whether you’re a beer fan or just looking for a cool new place to visit, Portico Brewing

The Current in Seaport to bring local retailers to the city

Boston, MA The Current in Seaport is thrilled to support an entrepreneurial collection of seven businesses beginning this month. The retail incubator will house these brands beginning this fall through the holiday season. Many of the participants are local to New England. The Current opened with the debut of

Foundation Kitchen to open at The Graphic Lofts residential building

Charlestown, MA Foundation Kitchen, a shared culinary workspace, co-founded by husband and wife team, Ciaran Nagle and Tara Novak, has signed a 5,723 s/f lease to open a new culinary

Washington Trust provides $12.2 million financing to Hamden Plaza Associates, LLC

Hamden, CT Washington Trust’s commercial real estate group provided $12.2 million to Hamden Plaza Associates, LLC, for the refinancing and renovation of a retail shopping center at 2100 Dixwell Ave.

Question of the Month: What role does signage play in opening up your new retail destination? - by Richard Poyant

Question: What role does signage play in opening up your new retail destination? Case Study: Jordan’s Furniture, The Maine Mall. Signage plays a key role in showcasing your retail store’s brand image and drawing new customers into your door.

South Coast Improvement wins bid to renovate Hood Milk Bottle

Boston, MA South Coast Improvement Company (SCIC), a design-build general contractor serving New England and the Mid-Atlantic states, was recently tabbed to renovate the iconic Hood Milk Bottle

Waldman leases 4,500 s/f space to As Good As It Gets Café

Norwood, MA Morse St. is fast becoming the food mecca for the Rte. 1 corridor from Dedham to Foxboro. Six months ago, Boston Tavern opened a 6,400 s/f restaurant for lunch and dinner, offering many large screens throughout

Corso and GLL Real Estate Partners purchase 8 Newbury for $42.45 million - sale handled by NKF

Boston, MA Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) completed the $42.45 million sale of 8 Newbury St., a luxury retail and boutique office asset in the Back Bay neighborhood of the city.

Rossetti to open at North Shore Crossing

Beverly, MA According to the Rossetti family, they’ve teamed up with executive chef Jason Maynard to open Rossetti Restaurant Beverly this fall. Guests can expect renowned “Rossetti hospitality” carried over from