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. 

ICSC New England Featured Exhibitors - Federal Realty Investment Trust

Federal Realty Investment Trust is a recognized leader in the ownership, operation and redevelopment of high-quality retail-based properties located primarily in major coastal markets from Washington, D.C. to Boston, as well as San Francisco and Los Angeles.

NB Development Group leases 1,650 s/f to The Bagel Table for 3rd location

Boston, MA According to NB Development Group, The Bagel Table will join the Boston Landing community. The Bagel Table will encompass 1,650 s/f on the ground floor of 80 Guest St., home to the Warrior Ice Arena.

Bacon and Farley of The Masiello Group close Glacier Car Wash

Nashua, NH According to Matt Bacon and Cassie Farley of The Masiello Group, Glacier Car Wash on Amherst St. has been sold to a southern N.H.-based investor/operator for an undisclosed amount.  Bacon and Farley represented the seller and acquired and assisted the buyer.  

Halprin of New England Retail Properties leases 6,800 s/f to Toro Azteca

Manchester, CT Matt Halprin, senior vice president of New England Retail Properties, Inc., brokered a 6,800 s/f lease for the new Toro Azteca Mexican Cantina.

Shawmut tops off The Shed at DivcoWest’s Cambridge Crossing; 18,500 s/f designed by Prellwitz Chilinski Associates

Boston, MA Shawmut Design and Construction hosted a topping-off ceremony on June 4th for 18,500 s/f The Shed at DivcoWest’s Cambridge Crossing. The 43-acre, 4.5 million s/f mixed-use development will consist of 11 acres of open and green space, 2.1 million s/f of science and technology space, neighborhood retail,

Blaisdell of Nordlund Associates negotiates $2.25 million sale; represents AAA Northeast

Leominster, MA Tom Blaisdell, vice president of retail at Nordlund Associates, Inc. negotiated the $2.25 million sale of 20 Commercial Rd., a 20,000 s/f retail building on 2.016 acres.

JAACRES leases 1,200 s/f to Charleston Shoe Company

Boston, MA JAACRES completed their fourth lease transaction with the Charleston Shoe Company at 174 Newbury St., according to Joseph Aquino, president.