Spotlights

2019 Annual Review: Lukas Wasiak of WoodCraft Designers & Builders

What was your most notable project, deal or transaction in 2019? 2019 was a year of enormous growth for WoodCraft Designers and Builders with over 150 commercial millwork projects completed. Two of the most notable projects were The Club at New Seabury renovation and the new Cape Cod Five’s headquarters in Hyannis.

2019 Annual Review: Anthony Gaglio of Viking Construction, Inc.

What was your most notable project, deal or transaction in 2019? Our most notable accomplishment was completing phase one of a 100,000 s/f project at Strawberry Hill School in Stamford, Conn. so that we could commence work on phase two.

2019 Annual Review: Arnold Peck of Arnold Peck’s Commercial World

What are your predictions for commercial real estate in 2020? My prediction for 2020 is that it will be a stronger year for us and greatly surpass 2019. I personally continue working on several of my largest deals of my career, looking to wrap them up with the big bow of success in the early

2019 Annual Review: Kathleen Bartels of LLB Architects

What was your most notable project, deal or transaction in 2019? I am particularly proud of the growth of our Worcester office which opened in 2018 under the leadership of associate principal Aimee Lombardo.

2019 Annual Review: Pamela Massad of Fletcher Tilton PC

What are your predictions for commercial real estate in 2020? Boston’s median monthly rent of $2,800 and median home listing price of $749,000 are unreachable by young professionals. The woes of public transport into the city are years away from resolution.

2019 Annual Review: Joseph Accetta of Joseph W. Accetta Real Estate

What are your predictions for commercial real estate in 2020? I see the commercial real estate market in R.I. affording more opportunities to brokers since I am retiring after 54 years. So, go get ‘em guys and gals

2019 Annual Review: Thomas Sweeney of Sweeney Real Estate & Appraisal

What are your predictions for commercial real estate in 2020? We have seen the market continue to rise over these last few years, but with each quarter of growth skepticism also grows.

2019 Annual Review: Todd Brodeur of Fletcher Tilton PC

What are your predictions for commercial real estate in 2020? I am bullish on commercial real estate development in Massachusetts next year. Interest rates are low and there are many great development opportunities out there from Boston to Worcester and beyond.

2019 Annual Review: Dennis Serpone of National Restaurant Exchange

What was your greatest professional accomplishment in 2019? This past year has been momentous. We’ve added a number of seasoned brokers to handle the influx of new business as a result of the flight of existing operators who’ve given up with the onerous, new gov’t regulations

2019 Annual Review: Christian Ladds of LLB Architects

What are your predictions for commercial real estate in 2020? I am excited to see growth in both of the communities where our offices are based – Pawtucket, R.I. and Worcester, Mass.