Spotlights

What are your predictions for commercial real estate in 2019? - by Chris Pascucci

The economy is strong. I have seen an increase in fitness, health and wellness small businesses in 2018 and see no sign of that slowing down in 2019.

What was your greatest professional accomplishment in 2018? - by mayor Joseph Solomon

I’m proud of many initiatives that have taken place since I took office in May. We’ve ensured free access to our beaches, expanded our road paving program, and made improvements at our larger recreational facilities. I’ve restructured our finance/treasury department to improve efficiencies. I’ve also ended policies enacted by the previous administration that were costly to taxpayers, and continue

What was your most notable project, deal or transaction in 2018? - by Keith Shaw

In terms of our higher profile projects, I would point to the Harborwalk Apartments on the waterfront in Plymouth, Mass. With this first phase of construction consisting of a large four-story building with 155 units, this is not only a significant project in terms of dollar value, it’s also one of the more visible projects being

What was your most notable project, deal or transaction in 2018? - by Chris Pascucci

2018 was a year of incredible growth for The Masiello Group, and my most notable accomplishment was cultivating this dynamic team of new and experienced agents and helping them expand their businesses. I personally had two notable deals this year. 

What are your predictions for commercial real estate in 2019? - by Steven Kelly

The CRE industry is still strong, particularly in the Boston and greater Boston areas. There is a lot of activity throughout the Rte. 128 belt in the office, science and technology spaces with even moderate activity throughout the Rte. 495 belt with the expansion of the industrial markets. 2019 should be a strong year, similar to 2018. I would anticipate some softening of the market

What are your predictions for commercial real estate in 2019? - by Michael Giuttari

Like 2018, scratching for any inventory. One sector we have seen a decline in absorption in has been the suburban office markets. Although there has been slight activity in northern R.I., the Warwick sub-market has been very quiet during 2018 and looks to continue that trend into 2019.

What was your greatest professional accomplishment in 2018? - by Derek Ezovski

We are immensely proud to have grown our business for the 9th straight year. Because we often focus on small balance lending, this growth has allowed us to help more financial institutions lend on more CRE loans, enabling more small businesses to secure the financing needed for property development and purchases. One of ORMS’ goals is to promote commercial development, job growth and the expansion of the economy in support of the American dream.

What was your greatest professional accomplishment in 2018? - by mayor Donald Grebien

During my five terms as mayor, I cut regulatory red tape to reduce time and cost of permitting and enhanced customer service to businesses.  ???????Streamlining the city’s regulatory process has been a major priority of my administration. Specifically, I merged the planning and zoning departments and implemented e-permitting to more eff

What was your most notable project, deal or transaction in 2018? - by Keith Corneau

The fabrication and installation of the 8,000+ ton SoNo Collection project in Norwalk, Conn. It was a tremendous effort by our team and something we are very proud of.

What was your most notable project, deal or transaction in 2018? - by Michael Alves

I have sold over 10 million in multifamily packages with over 125 units total.