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Marcus Ptrs. acquires two ind’l. props. for $13.35m

Lowell, MA Marcus Partners completed the strategic acquisition of a two-building, 180,000 s/f industrial portfolio in partnership with Rhino Capital Advisors. The portfolio consists of two fully leased properties

The Bulfinch Companies, Inc. and Dana-Farber celebrates opening of new cancer treatment facility at the Life Time Center

Newton, MA The Bulfinch Companies, Inc. celebrated the grand opening of Dana-Farber – Chestnut Hill at its Life Time Center property (formerly the Atrium Mall). Developed and owned by an affiliate of the company

Workplace wellness: Five guidelines for success - by Debra Wein

Employee wellness programs are here to stay! In 2019, almost 90% of employers with 200 or more workers offering health benefits, also offered a workplace wellness program. These programs include help with weight management

Summit Realty Partners completes two deals at Highland Plaza, Easton

Easton MA Summit Realty Partners has completed two recent transactions at Highland Plaza. Starbucks has signed a lease for a brand new, freestanding 2,500 s/f building with drive-thru located on a pad site at 33 Robert Dr. In addition

Quinn and Quinlan of SVN | Parsons handle 37,800 s/f lease

Marlborough, MA Garrett Quinn and Matt Quinlan of SVN | Parsons Commercial Group | Boston represented IEP Technologies in a long-term lease renewal for 37,800 s/f at 417 South St.

Atlantic Commercial handles 740 s/f lease

Brookline, MA Atlantic Commercial Real Estate, LLC has completed the leasing of a 740 s/f medical office condo located at 1180 Beacon St, Unit 5D.  David Linehan of Atlantic Commercial Real Estate

Nohrden of Burgess Props. brokers $5.285m in sales

Malden, MA Burgess Properties, LLC has brokered the sale of 185 Commercial St. in Malden and 975 Reed Rd. in North Dartmouth for $5.285 million with Greg Cahill of Black Oak Property Advisors.

SIOR holds panel discussion on tenant improvements

Boston, MA The New England SIOR Chapter held a Panel Discussion on October 29th with three construction/landlord panelists to discuss how to avoid the horrors of deals gone bad due to costs not meeting estimate expectations.

WS Development and PSP Investments signs Amazon to 630,000 s/f in Seaport

Boston, MA WS Development, in partnership with the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments), joined Amazon, mayor Martin Walsh, and governor Charlie Baker in announcing that Amazon has leased 630,000 s/f of office space in a new building to be constructed at the company’s 33-acre Seaport development.

Newmark completes sale of 217,592 s/f 11 Centennial Dr.

Peabody, MA Newmark has completed the sale of 11 Centennial Dr., a “last-mile” warehouse/distribution facility located 15 miles north of Boston. Comprising 217,592 s/f, 11 Centennial Dr. is fully occupied by Cardinal Health, one of the largest drug wholesalers in the United States. Cardinal Health utilizes the property as a regional distribution facility