Retail

Linear Retail holds ribbon cutting for 2,803 s/f Caffé Nero in Concord

Concord, MA Linear Retail Properties, LLC, held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Caffè Nero. The 2,803 s/f café is now officially open at 55-57 Main St. in the historic Friend Block.

Allen & Major Assoc. completes MGM Springfield on 14.5 acres - team includes AECOM Tishman; Davenport; and Form + Place

Springfield, MA Allen & Major Associates, Inc. (A&M) was retained by the development team of Blue Tarp ReDevelopment, AECOM Tishman, Davenport Cos., Form + Place to provide master planning, full site design, land survey, permitting and landscape/hardscape design services for this hotel and resort casino.  

Hickey and Loyack join Bierbrier Development

Lexington, MA Bierbrier Development has appointed Maura Hickey as marketing and communications manager. Hickey  will be responsible for managing marketing and communications initiatives and strategies, and for creating brand awareness

A developer’s guide to mixed-used developments - by John Pariseault

The Trend Toward Mixed-use Development: If one leafs through any real estate trade journal or visits local retailers, it becomes apparent that traditional retail is changing. Developers and retailers share the desire to create projects that attract people on many levels

Clough and Hixon of Fantini & Gorga arrange $15.55 million financing

Boston, MA Fantini & Gorga has arranged four loans totaling $15.55 million to refinance a portfolio of mixed-use properties located at 167, 168, 176 and 303-305 Newbury St. These properties collectively feature 20,190 s/f of premier retail and office space, as well as residential units. Newbury St. continues to evolve and remains Boston’s premier destination for shopping and dining.

Portland’s first retail incubator space opens: The Black Box

Portland, ME Portland’s growing Washington Ave. corridor welcomes a group of new retail options to the block, in the form of a multi-unit incubator space built inside converted shipping containers. Introducing The Black Box, the first retail space of its kind in the city, offering unique and move-in ready spaces for small businesses to test their product and market without a long-term lease commitment.

Marcus & Millichap brokers $2.35 million sale of Price Chopper Plaza - a 30,674 s/f grocery-anchored shopping center

Windsor, VT Marcus & Millichap completed the sale of Price Chopper Plaza, a 30,674 s/f grocery-anchored shopping center, ...

Linear Retail Properties acquires four property Newton retail portfolio for $11.2 million - Godino of Godino & Company, Inc. reps Linear

Newton, MA Linear Retail Properties, LLC, has acquired three retail properties in Newton Highlands including 1197-1203 Walnut St., 1637 Cent...

Clairmont Realty appoints O’Brien Commercial Properties to handle 7,200 s/f

Framingham, MA Clairmont Realty LLC has appointed O’Brien Commercial Properties to handle the leasing of 655 Cochituate Rd. The 7,200 ...

McCarthy joins Bierbrier Development board

Lexington, MA Robert McCarthy has joined the advisory board of Bierbrier Development. McCarthy brings extensive knowledge of commercial real...