Spotlights

2019 Women in Real Estate: Shruti Shah, DPS Group Global

I recently completed a project for a confidential pharmaceutical client where I got the opportunity to design multi-process clinical production suites. These production suites are designed to handle two independent

Southern N.H. irony: Former industrial sites changed to retail, now changing back to industrial - by Michael Harrington

They say the highest form of humor is irony. After working and consulting in the commercial real estate industry for the past 25 years, one experiences some ironic situations that rise to the level of being humorous.

2019 Women in Real Estate: Jennifer Alexis, DPS Group Global

By chance, it was a process – not a person – that inspired me to do what I do. I recently renovated my first home, and I thoroughly loved the process and project management of it all.

2019 Women in Real Estate: Mary Kay Smith, Cushman & Wakefield

I never thought I could do it until I crossed the finish line, but running the Boston Marathon for the first time stands out as one of the most rewarding accomplishments of my life. I was honored to run on behalf of the Michael Carter Lisnow Respite Center

Wonderful time for the diner and entrepreneur as thousands of restaurants change ownership - by Dennis Serpone

Changing tastes, availability of financing, competition, staffing issues, and huge paydays are compelling reasons to be a player or seek the exit ramp. Much like the stock market, for every seller of stock in a company

2019 Women in Real Estate: Kelley Hannon, IREM Boston and Conn.

Hard work never hurt anyone!” - My mother Patricia.

2019 Women in Real Estate: Robyn Kiernan, Phase Zero Design

My father inspired me to join the CRE industry, actually. He was a real estate investor all my life and really allowed me get my hands wet with residential properties at an early age which got me so invested. I knew that this is the industry that I wanted to be in ever since I was a kid!

2019 Women in Real Estate: Tracey Hartford, Windover Construction

My parents provided me the best advice that I live by today. Do what you say you will do and drive yourself to get it done. At the end of the day, it’s your integrity that matters. I watched both my parents

2019 Women in Real Estate: Julie Williams, South Shore Chamber of Commerce

Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t, you’re right.” - Henry Ford. It’s so simple to remember that I use it as a mantra to get me through whatever challenge. 

2019 Women in Real Estate: Jennifer Francis, Senior Housing Properties Trust

I am proud to have been promoted in 2018 to be president and COO of Senior Housing Properties Trust, an $8.7 billion healthcare REIT. I consider my role to be important symbolically