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  • What are customers expecting from the coffee house

    1. A coffee house that matches with consumers’ lifestyles. If your sweet spot is located in an area crowded with colleges and offices, make a little effort to make the place comfortable for working and socializing. If your sweet spot is located in an area with significant high foot and car traffic, give some thought […]


  • Major Companies Creating Steady Value to Kendall Square Market

    Office space in Cambridge is always in great demand. The overall vacancy rate of office market in Cambridge declined from 10.8% in 2012 to 9.0% in 2013. According to the Greater Boston Market Viewpoint Report conducted by Colliers International, the direct asking rent for Class A and Class B office in East Cambridge have both […]



  • Healthier Economy Brings Better Business Opportunities

      The Business Monitor International upgraded their 2014 real GDP growth forecast from 2.7% to 2.8% with growth set to average 2.4% per year from 2013-2018. Our economy is recovering. With a growing external trade demand from the key US trade partners, including Canada, Mexico and the United Kingdom, both the industrial and office segments […]


  • Largest Corporation in the World has Secret Office in Cambridge

    It has been recently announced that the largest corporation in the world, Royal Dutch Shell, has set up a shop in Cambridge sometime last year. It wasn’t noticed much when the office space was being built and renovated, and no one really knew who was going to go in there. Little did they know it […]


  • Kendall Square Startup – CoUrbanize

    A new Kendall Square startup, coUrbanize, creates websites which serve as a meeting place to hold community project and development discussions. This “has become a player in Cambridge civic life” according to Cambridge Daily. coUrbanize recently took a look at “bankification” in Harvard Square and Central squares and compared the number of banks to cafes. […]


  • Kendall Apartment Tower with Garden New and Improved

    When in Boston the constant bustling of all surroundings can be overbearing at times. If you’re looking for a peaceful place to relax, or if you’re a nature loving individual you can come appreciate some of the beauties in life with The Kendall Apartment Tower connected to a garage with a spacious rooftop garden. Anyone […]


  • Ipsen Pharmaceuticals moving R&D to Cambridge

    France-based pharmaceutical company Ipsen recently announced that it will be relocating its research and development facility from Milford to East Cambridge. Following the trend of big biotech and pharma companies planning the move to Cambridge, Ipsen signed a long-term lease for 62,600 square feet of lab and office space at 650 Kendall Street in Kendall Square. […]


  • Biogen aims to foster collaboration with new Cambridge HQ

    Last month, we blogged about how corporate culture is changing, thanks to the influence of a new generation of employees. It turns out millennials are not the only ones in favor of centralized locations and “open space” office designs. Leadership at companies such as Biogen Idec recognized the merits of this new layout and have […]


  • An Update on Cambridge Construction

    There are currently 2.5 million square feet under construction in the city of Cambridge. From Central Square to East Cambridge, commercial real estate development is thriving. A great deal of this construction consists of lab space for tech and pharmaceutical companies. One reason for this is the Commonwealth is looking to take advantage of the talent […]


  • Update: Kendall Square development

    The redevelopment of Kendall Square has received zoning approval from the city of East Cambridge. The 26 acres owned by MIT have been rezoned and construction will likely transform the area into a center for innovation. The approval Monday allows the construction of two 300-foot-high buildings—provided that any space above 250 feet is residential. On […]


  • Boston Properties announces Kendall Square development

    Boston Properties announces Kendall Square development

    Last week, Boston Properties announced a detailed proposal for a 22-story apartment tower in Kendall Square. The presentation, made by regional manager Bryan Koop and the firm’s project manager David Stewart, outlined plans for a 200,000 square foot project. If approved, construction would begin in 2014 with expected completion in 2016. President of the East […]