Spotlights

2019 Annual Review: David Skinner of The Stubblebine Co./CORFAC International

What was your most notable project, deal or transaction in 2019? The most notable deal was the sale of 33 Sword St., Auburn, Mass. The property is a 75,000 s/f building that closed in January 2019 for $4.45 million ($59 per s/f) and took 15 months from start to finish.

2019 Annual Review: Alvaro Ribeiro of Dacon/PDA

What are your predictions for commercial real estate in 2020? For 2020, we expect the pace of activity for new projects to remain as strong as 2019.

2019 Annual Review: Jay Maschmeier of Tecta America New England

What was your greatest professional accomplishment in 2019? In our occupation as a commercial roofing company we are constantly dealing with risk and potential for injury. With regard to construction in general, the roofing industry is in the top 5

2019 Annual Review: Wayne Jalbert of Hancock Survey Associates

What was your greatest professional accomplishment in 2019? Our greatest professional accomplishment in 2019 was the establishment of a formal co-op relationship with UMass Lowell (UML).

2019 Annual Review: Michael Norman of Abbot Building Restoration Co.

>What was your greatest professional accomplishment in 2019? In 2019, Abbot completed one of the largest exterior masonry repair and restoration projects in our 80+ year history. This multi-phase project involved two high-rise connected commercial

2019 Annual Review: Carol Todreas of Todreas Hanley Associates

What was your most notable project, deal or transaction in 2019? My most challenging project has been assisting a Kenya, real estate entrepreneur. The Nairobi start-up has devised an innovative construction technique to transform local impoverished settlements into clean, safe, and sustainable housing

2019 Annual Review: Nicholas Lombardi of ONE SOURCE Companies

What was your greatest professional accomplishment in 2019? ONE SOURCE made the INC 5000 list of fastest growing private companies in America for the second year in a row. I’m most proud of my team and their

2019 Annual Review: Nick Matarazzo CORE Construction Resources

What was your most notable project, deal or transaction in 2019? Over the summer, we celebrated the ribbon cutting for the Great Oaks Charter School in Bridgeport. The project is part of an ongoing revitalization of the American Graphophone factory site. It includes not only new classrooms with room for 725 students

2019 Annual Review: Stephen Hodson of Hodson Realty, Inc.

What are your predictions for commercial real estate in 2020? There will continue to be segments of the market that will be in demand such as home health care, warehouse space and medical uses seeking to locate to anchored retail plazas.

2019 Annual Review: Edward Zuker of Chestnut Hill Realty

What was your most notable project, deal or transaction in 2019? Completing the permitting in Brookline of nearly 600 units and a 210 room hotel, where process started in 2006.