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Career-long Cummings Properties employee retires Sheehy retires

Woburn, MA After more than 40 years of service, Mike Sheehy is retiring from Cummings Properties. His career-long employment at the commercial property firm charts a path of continued achievement.

City Realty Group donates new Chromebooks to The People’s Academy in Dorchester

Boston, MA City Realty Group, a community-focused real estate development company serving the Greater Boston area since 2004, donated several new laptop Chromebooks to The People’s Academy, a nonprofit based in the Uphams Corner neighborhood.

Bauer of Ellis Realty Advisors and Catania of The Realty Advisory broker $1.8m sale

Weymouth, MA Ellis Realty Advisors completed the sale of the Hearth’ N Kettle Restaurant located at 151 Main St. Adam Bauer of Ellis Realty Advisors & The Business Exchange represented the buyer D&D Properties LLC. Richard Catania of The Realty Advisory

Spire Investments acquires Peoples Bank ground lease for $1.7 million

Danvers, MA Jay Goldberg, owner and president of Spire Investments, has completed a $1.7 million purchase of the ground lease of Peoples Bank. The .64 acre site is located adjacent to the Liberty Tree Mall

Worcester Business Development Corp. and Galaxy Life Sciences to build $50 million facility at The Reactory

Worcester, MA Worcester Business Development Corp. (WBDC) and Galaxy Life Sciences, LLC (Galaxy) of Webster, Mass., have signed a land deal to build a clinical and commercial manufacturing facility at The Reactory

Speaking of branding, what’s in a name? - by Stanley Hurwitz

Finding a name, logo or trademark for a new product doesn’t happen overnight. It can involve hundreds of hours of creative staff meetings and legal research, and can cost millions.

The Davis Companies leases 103,000 s/f in 12 months at Cityside - represented by Byrne, McLaughlin and Gaudet of C&W

Boston, MA The Davis Companies has leased 103,000 s/f of space at Cityside over the past 12 months; notably, nearly half of this total was secured during the pandemic.

CBRE arranges sale of Bell Stoughton

Stoughton, MA CBRE has arranged the sale of Bell Stoughton, a class A multifamily community located at 400 Technology Center Dr. The sale price was not disclosed.

Downtown Development Cos., LLC completes historic renovation project

Fall River, MA Developer Anthony Cordeiro of Downtown Development Cos. LLC, has gone all-in with one of his latest projects. Cordeiro, who last year received a grant for $1.3 million from the Mass. Department of Housing and Community Development

Marcus & Millichap refinances 13 buildings throughout New Haven

New Haven, CT Marcus & Millichap Capital Corp. (MMCC) has refinanced 13 multifamily buildings through the city, according to John Krueger, regional manager/vice president of the firm’s Manhattan and New Haven offices.