Spotlights

Ending a real estate partnership: 1031 exchanges can play a role - by Michael Barone

As the old song goes, “breaking up is hard to do.”  And it certainly isn’t any easier when the person you’re breaking up with is your long-time real estate partner. 

No Happy Hour, no parking: A casino and too many choices make for a great disconnect - by Dennis Serpone

In my 39 years as a restaurant broker, I’ve watched the evolution of the food and beverage industries in Boston and it’s many suburbs. The first major compromise was to MADD when the liberal-driven forces

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The market will continue in a positive way with multifamily leading it with low vacancy rates and rents remain strong - by Christopher Mellen

I’m going to be a bit of a contrarian when it comes to forecasting the outlook of the real estate market especially now that we’re going into our 10th year of this up cycle that we’ve been enjoying. This tendency comes out of my more than three decades in property management

Three obstacles to selling a restaurant...the three ‘L’s - by Dennis Serpone

It has become quite obvious that the food and beverage industry is experiencing a metamorphosis. Just as the seasons have evolved from the cold and snowy winter into a warming, comfortable, and bright spring consumer confidence

Hope for the best; prepare for the worst the most common claims in real estate - by Spencer Macalaster

Many of us don’t think about what will or won’t be covered by insurance until it’s too late. Whether due to unexpected of catastrophic storms or less dramatic, relatively expected issues and incidents, buildings are susceptible to damages

Housing: We are not talking affordable housing, but rather the shortage of attainable housing - by David O'Sullivan

I am writing this on the first day of spring and it is a beautiful sunny day, although a bit cool and not quite feeling like spring. I am looking forward to seeing the trees and flowers come to life and the warm days where we can enjoy the

The favorite real estate investment - by Maria Hopkins

Commercial real estate in general has continued to do very well in most areas of the state due to low interest rates and a strong economy. One of the most popular investments has been residential multifamily apartment buildings.

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2019 Women in Construction: Elizabeth Grullon, Project Manager at Hobbs Brook Management

What was your first job and what did you learn from it? After graduating from college, my first job was as an assistant project manager for a general contracting company. This job taught me how much I loved working in the construction field, regardless of the long hours I was working, or the stress I was going through at time.