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Colliers International handles $23.3 million portfolio sale to The Grossman Cos. - includes Sherborn Court Apartments in Medford and 124 Summer St. in Somerville

Medford, MA Colliers International completed the closing of a five building, 76-unit multifamily portfolio located in both Somerville and Medford for $23.3 million. The portfolio included Sherborn Court Apartments in Medford

Standard Communities completes first acquisition in Mass. - an apartment property and senior community

Methuen, MA Marking its first transactions in Massachusetts, Standard Communities, the affordable housing division of Standard Companies, has acquired Mills Falls Apartments in Methuen, a 97-unit mixed-income property

Retail therapy: Stores in the time of COVID-19 - by Carol Todreas

Retail therapy is the pursuit of shopping to make one feel good, especially in times of stress. Coined in the 1980s when shopping became a national pastime and there were many more stores than today, shoppers flocked into stores and malls

Butler, St. John and McLaughlin of CBRE broker $72.7 million sale of Townhomes of Beverly, a 204-unit multifamily community

Beverly, MA CBRE has arranged the sale of Townhomes of Beverly, a 204-unit multifamily community located at 201 Broughton Dr., for $72.7 million.  CBRE Capital Markets’ multi-housing experts Simon Butler

Confalone named president of The Greater Boston Association of Realtors

Cambridge, MA Dino Confalone, associate director of sales at Gibson | Sotheby’s International Realty, has been named president of The Greater Boston Association of Realtors. Confalone brings over 30 years experience

Cushman & Wakefield releases focus group and survey data from industry leaders on post-pandemic workplace

Boston, MA Cushman & Wakefield released a report examining what industry leaders expect their future workplaces to look like in a post-pandemic environment following the anticipated successful distribution of the COVID-19 vaccination.

Lefebvre of Elm Grove Realty sells 40-unit apt. complex for $5.45m

Westfield, MA Matthew Lefebvre of The Lefebvre Team at Elm Grove Realty, based in Manchester, N.H., sold 200 Southwick Rd., a 40-unit apartment complex also known as Oakwood Terrace, for $5.45 million. Lefebvre represented the sellers

NAI Glickman Kovago & Jacobs facilitates sales in Shrewsbury, MA

Shrewsbury, MA NAI Glickman Kovago & Jacobs completed the sale of 701 & 713 Boston Turnpike. Michael Jacobs, principal and Jeff Borus, vice president assisted both the buyer, Boch Shrewsbury – Worcester, LLC, and the seller

Bulfinch names Yang as the firm’s new COO

Boston, MA The Bulfinch Companies, Inc. (Bulfinch) has hired Pamela Yang, CFA, CPA, CMGA, as the firm’s new chief operating officer. Yang will guide daily operations for Bulfinch

Reed of Stebbins Commercial brokers $2.6m sale

Manchester, NH  Mike Reed, president of Stebbins Commercial Properties LLC has completed the sale of 35,000 s/f office/warehouse building at 305 Massabesic St. from Ty-Flot, Inc., to Tokena Corp.  Reed of Stebbins represented the seller and assisted the buyer.