Spotlights

2022 Year in Review: Todd Greenfield, KS Partners

What was your most important professional accomplishment or most notable project, deal, or transaction in 2022? To meet market demand for chem/bio laboratories in the 4,000 s/f - 6,000 s/f range, we successfully converted four brick and beam office spaces into top-class BL2 lab spaces.

2022 Year in Review: William Low, L&P Commercial

What person, project, transaction or market trend had the greatest impact on your industry this year? Interest rates and inflation fears helped tank a very good market.

2022 Year in Review: Jay Goldberg, Spire Investments

What person, project, transaction or market trend had the greatest impact on your industry this year?

Spire Investments continued to grow this year. We have been very active in buying, selling, and renovating properties. In addition, the opportunities surfacing from collaborating with my business partners David Lamattina and Anthony Arione of Arrowpoint Properties

2022 Year in Review: Dennis Serpone, National Restaurant Exchange

What person, transaction or market trend had the greatest impact on your industry this year?

January 1st we celebrate our 43rd year in the restaurant brokerage and hospitality consultancy business and with sales approaching a half billion, 2022 has proven to be one of our busiest.

2022 Year in Review: Miguel Encarnacion, SVN | Parsons Commercial Group | Boston

What was your most important professional accomplishment or most notable project, deal, or transaction in 2022? The most notable transaction for our team, Matt Quinlan, Ryan Parsons, Alex Berger and I, was exclusively tenant representing 3 Step Sports in leasing 64,000 s/f in Andover, Mass.

2022 Year in Review: Moses Guadalupe, Tecta America New England

What was your most important professional accomplishment or most notable project, deal, or transaction in 2022?

My most notable project this year was a large safety product installation on three large roofs for an established life sciences company in Burlington, MA. We chose FIXFAST fall protection products which are OSHA compliant and help

2022 Year in Review: Nancy Bailey, Rockland Trust Bank

What person, project, transaction or market trend had the greatest impact on your industry this year?

Over the last several years, the real estate industry has demonstrated high prices and low inventory. Combined with stagnant supply chains and record interest rates, and the result is a market that is increasingly difficult to navigate. I am proud of the work of our team at Rockland Trust

2022 Year in Review: Christopher Edge, Town of Berlin (CT)

What was your most important professional accomplishment or most notable project, deal, or transaction in 2022? We have just done our 68th ribbon cutting or ground-breaking since COVID started. These are either new businesses opening up in town, businesses expanding in town or relocating to town.

2022 Year in Review: Jay Connolly, Connolly Brothers, Inc.

What emerging trends will drive investment and development in 2023?

Everyone has their eye on the big unknown: interest rates. We are starting to hear more about developers putting the pencil down to let things cool and investment in real estate decelerating, and consequently we are focusing on markets that stay strong in a slowdown.

2022 Year in Review: Richard Hirschen, Gray, Gray & Gray, LLP

What person, project, transaction or market trend had the greatest impact on your industry this year? On the financial side of the real estate industry is the implementation in 2022 of new accounting standards for leases.