Spotlights

2022 Year in Review: John Hyde, Chapman Construction/Design

What was your most important professional accomplishment or most notable project, deal, or transaction in 2022? Climate change is an existential threat, and our company is undertaking a big step to make a positive environmental impact. We’re committed to making Chapman carbon neutral by 2030, becoming the first N.E. general contractor to do so. We are targeting EPA Scopes 1 and 2.

2022 Year in Review: Denis Mezheritskiy, ROI Business Brokers

What person, project, transaction or market trend had the greatest impact on your industry this year? The increase in interest rates is by far the biggest impact on the business broker landscape. As interest rates continue to increase, we expect to see values decrease.

2022 Year in Review: Krista Manna, KR Architecture & Interiors

What was your most important professional accomplishment or most notable project, deal, or transaction in 2022? I currently am working on a residential project assisting a client who recently underwent surgery that made him an amputee. I love knowing that the work I do will help him to be able to live a better life at home.

2022 Year in Review: Rebecca Berry, Finegold Alexander Architects

What person, project, transaction or market trend had the greatest impact on your industry this year? This year’s game changer for the built environment is the Inflation Reduction Act. This act included $370 billion earmarked for investments to fight climate change.

2022 Year in Review: Michelle Landers, Urban Land Institute, Boston/NE

What person, project, transaction or market trend had the greatest impact on your industry this year? The greatest impact in our region continues to come from remote working. This trend is affecting offices, restaurants, retail, housing, and transportation.

2022 Year in Review: Guy Corricelli, The Peabody Companies

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

In a world where non-profits are having a difficult time finding the financial resources needed to support their missions, we have been able to successfully meet the required criteria to help convert a handful of non-profit entities to for-profits.

2022 Year in Review: Clara Wineberg, SCB

What person, project, transaction or market trend had the greatest impact on your industry this year? Just like the boom in Silicon Valley at the turn of the 21st century that transformed the technology landscape, the Boston life science industry is seeing similar advancements.

2022 Year in Review: Kristin Pine, Fairstead

What was your most important professional accomplishment or most notable project, deal, or transaction in 2022? My most rewarding professional accomplishment in 2022 was my volunteer work on the board of directors for IREM Boston (Chapter #4).

There are always opportunities if one digs deep enough, is creative and willing to take the risk - by David O'Sullivan

We are in a season of change when it comes to the economy. Job reports are good, inflation is still persistently high, interest rates continue to climb and the stock market goes up and down like a seesaw but mostly down. This is an uncertain fall season.

Massachusetts Mechanic’s Lien statutory deadlines are strictly enforced, pandemic or not - by Nathan Cole & Herling Romero

The Massachusetts Mechanic’s Lien Statute, Mass. G. L. c. 254, has firm deadlines by which notices of contract, statements of account, and certified complaints must be recorded to “perfect” and enforce a lien.