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  • Boston Industrial Market Q1 2015

    In the first quarter of 2015, the Boston industrial market showed minimal change from Q4 of 2014. The vacancy rate stayed the same in both quarters, at 8.0%; however, that number was down from Q3 of 2014, where the vacancy rate was at 8.3%. The overall vacancy rate for flex and warehouse projects went down, […]


  • Boston Retail Market in Q1 2015

    The commercial real estate retail market has experienced minimal change in the first quarter of 2015. The retail market saw the vacancy rate held at 3.9%; vacancy rates are determined by a “percentage of the total amount of physically vacant space divided by the total amount of existing inventory.” The Boston retail market includes the […]


  • Solar Energy & What It Can Mean For Your Property

    photo by:http://blog.ucsusa.org/solar-power-blooms-across-the-country-121 As the world is pushing for more ecologically-friendly energy sources, the people of Boston are responding by increasing clean, renewable, and sustainable energy sources, such as solar energy panels. Solar energy panels work because of the photo-voltaic process, which is a chemical phenomenon that occurs when an electrical charge, or voltage, is generated […]


  • Farm-to-Table Restaurants Becoming the New Neighborhood Eatery

    photo by: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/a-farm-to-table-restaurant-with-organic-appeal.html Farm-to-table is the new trend, and Boston’s restaurant scene has really picked up on it. From sourcing ingredients from local food vendors and becoming a true part of the neighborhood, farm-to-table restaurants are receiving tremendous success right now. Most of these farm-to-table restaurants have an atmosphere different from any other type of […]


  • Boston’s Commerce Springs Back Into Action

    Anyone living in Boston or in the surrounding areas know to start wearing rain boots, as our snow is finally melting sporadically in 40 degree temperatures. This past February has beat records as the snowiest four weeks Boston has ever had. Our last record from 2005 was toppled by more than 15 inches, placing us […]



  • Q2 Trends: Financial District Offices Filling Up

    The amount of available office space in Boston’s Financial District has reached a five-year-low. While much of this can be credited to the ongoing economic recovery, brokers attribute the rebound to the influx of companies moving downtown. With limited available space and rents still as high as $50 per square foot in Kendall Square and […]


  • Burlington Office Park sold, plans to Expand

    Charles River Realty Investors and National Development have teamed up to purchase New England Executive Park for $216 million. NEEP is a campus comprised of 10 office buildings, located in Burlington, Massahusetts right next to the Burlington Mall off Route 128. The portfolio on these properties currently show a 14 percent vacancy rate, and investors […]


  • Boston Retail Vacancy Rates Show No Change.

    by Byron Chen After the first quarter of 2013, Boston’s Retail market experienced minimal change in market conditions. The retail market saw its vacancy rate decrease from 4.4% at the end of 2012 to 4.3% at the conclusion of this most recent quarter. Vacant sublease space has trended down as well this quarter, finishing with […]


  • CrossFit Woburn: A New Way to Get Fit

      Stephanie Deering of ABG Realty recently conducted business with CrossFit Woburn to find a commercial real estate property that would suit all of their real estate needs. The lessor and lessee were able to find a convenient large open athletic facility in Woburn. This multi-tenanted complex came equipped with high quality turf and rolled rubber flooring […]