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  • Boston Office Market Q1 2015

    The Boston office market finished the first quarter of 2015 in an overall positive standing. It concluded the quarter with vacancy rates averaging at 9.1%, not a significant change from the previous quarter of 9.2%, however, vacancy rates have been consistently decreasing among all types of office spaces, i.e. Class A, Class b, and Class […]


  • Top Venture Capital Investment States – 2014 Q1 and Q2

    According to the National Venture Capital Association, the New England region recorded 225 deals, totaling $2,243,072,600 venture investments during the first and second quarters 2014, which indicated a 44% and a 27% investment amount increase compared to the same period in 2013 and 2012. As venture capital typically focus on young, high-growth companies with a […]


  • Bostonlicon Valley Is Coming – Boston’s tech scene is getting hotter

    Boston is beginning to see an influx of startups coming into the city from along Route 128, representing a “dramatic shift” in density and geography, said Jay Batson, angel investor and also a builder of Boston TechScene – an interactive map of tech startups in Boston community. The density of tech startups in Boston is […]


  • 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. […]


  • Boston Office Vacancy Down at Year’s End

    ABG Commercial Advisors Q4 Boston Office Market Report At the end of last year, Boston’s Office market finished the fourth quarter with a vacancy rate of 9.6%, down from the third quarter numbers of 9.8%. While the absorption rate is down from third to fourth quarter, rental rates showed a slight increase. Furthermore, vacant sublease […]


  • China Ramps up Investment into US Real Estate

    With things looking shaky on the home front, Chinese investors have decided to try their hand in American real estate. Wealthy Chinese are pouring money into commercial and residential properties across the United States, from high-rise condominiums in San Francisco to office towers in Manhattan. Ms. Zhang Xin, the CEO of China’s largest commercial real […]


  • 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 […]


  • Q1 Office Trends Project Slow Recovery

    Q1 2013 Office Trends from Reis Reports Here are some significant and noteworthy trends from the Office sector of commercial real estate in the first quarter of 2013, as explained by Dr. Victor Calanog, VP of Economics and Research at ReisReports: The office vacancy rate declined 0.1% to 17% at the end of the quarter, […]


  • “Graduated” Startups Find Downtown Office Space

    Dozens of startup companies have found a new destination for affordable office space: Downtown Crossing. The more popular destinations, such as Boston’s Seaport/Innovation District and Kendall Square in Cambridge, have proven too expensive for these emerging companies. The 1.4 million square foot Downtown Crossing submarket is better known as the hub of department store shopping […]


  • The Changing Office Space Culture

    Commercial real estate firm Cassidy Turley recently relocated its Minneapolis headquarters to the IDS Center in downtown Minneapolis. Prior to this move, Cassidy Turley engaged its younger employees – known as millennials – in the office space conversation to gain an idea of what they had in mind for the future of the company. Millennials […]


  • Startup Expands to Downtown Boston

    Adding to the growing concentration of startup companies expanding to Boston, Nasuni Corporation is opening up a second office in the Hub. Currently headquartered in Natick, Nasuni’s new sales and marketing office at 101 Arch Street is expected to open as early as July 1st. Nasuni is a storage vendor known for introducing Storage Infrastructure-as-a […]


  • Synergy buys Seaport Office buildings

    Boston-based real estate investment and development firm Synergy Investments is continuing its spending spree, partnering with DivcoWest to buy a pair of office buildings and a parking garage in Boston’s Seaport District. Synergy is paying The Archon Group $53 million for the sale of these three properties. The properties include 319 A Street, a 48,000-square-foot […]