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Berkeley Invest. purchases Sasaki’s headquarters

Watertown, MA According to Berkeley Investments and Sasaki, Berkeley has purchased the Chase Mills building at 64 Pleasant St. Berkeley plans to invest in the building’s historic structure to convert the space

Avanpore, LLC leases 3,200 s/f at Cummings Properties’ 21 Olympia

Woburn, MA Noted local inventor and entrepreneur Ben Bikson has launched a new high-tech startup in the local science and technology cluster. Avanpore, LLC will occupy 3,200 s/f of research and development space

Increasing mortgage debt makes life insurance a necessity - by Steven Vaphiades

It is impossible to overstate the profound myriad of ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted life as we know it. One thing that has remained unaffected over the past year, however, is the escalating cost of housing.

Appraiser & agent liability and insurance update - by John Torvi

At this time last year, real estate appraisers were concerned about the impact of hybrid appraisals, third party inspections and a dwindling supply of homes for sale, creating both practice and economic/income issues. The appraisal profession shrunk

What is a Title Insurance Policy? - by Elizabeth Young

A title insurance policy is a contract of indemnity that protects against loss or damage from certain risks when purchasing a home or loaning money to finance the buyer’s purchase. The covered risks include the title being vested

Bulman and Mearn of District Real Estate Advisors broker lease and sale of Chick-fil-A in Hanover, MA

Hanover, MA Tim Bulman and Christopher Mearn of District Real Estate Advisors navigated the ownership group through all phases of the redevelopment at 1835 Washington St. The former Burger King site was purchased by 1835 Washington Street LLC in 2016

Horvath & Tremblay sells four retail properties in Mass. for $7.679 million

Boston, MA Horvath & Tremblay has completed the sale of four retail properties in Massachusetts for $7.679 million. Robert Horvath and Todd Tremblay of Horvath & Tremblay have successfully transacted on a Citizens Bank in the city. Horvath & Tremblay exclusively represented the seller to complete the transaction

Cornerstone Realty Capital arranges $6.5 million in refinancing for 26-unit apartment building owned by The Micozzi Cos.

Cambridge, MA Cornerstone Realty Capital arranged $6.5 million for the refinance of a 26-unit multifamily property owned by The Micozzi Companies. Cornerstone secured a non-recourse financing structure

Hughes of New Dover Associates brokers $2.3m sale

Natick, MA Scott Hughes, president of New Dover Associates, Inc. represented the seller, 6 Mercer Road, LLC, and procured the buyer, Cross Mercer Road LLC, in the sale of 6 Mercer Rd. for the purchase price of $2.3 million.

Utilizing building roof to create a revenue stream - by Alexander Paleski

How can I utilize my building rooftop to create a new revenue stream? Most building owners and their property managers are woefully lacking in the knowledge and experience required for the installation of a simple rooftop tenant. In reality, the co-location of telecom equipment