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  • Repurposing Industrial Property Roofs with Solar Panels

    Photo by: The Boston Globe With vacancy rates as high as 8.0% for industrial properties in the Boston commercial real estate market, many have been searching for a way to keep their businesses out of the red. One of the new innovations as of late is the re-purposing of industrial building’s roofs for solar panel […]


  • Mixed Retailers Performance Review

    The mixed retailer category is still led by Wal-Mart, Costco and Target with a sustainable but not impressive performance in the past year. As Research and Markets reported, the current value sales growth in 2013 was equal to the CAGR for the review period at 1% but below 2012 sales growth and this category is […]



  • 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 […]


  • Boston Retail Market Shows Little Change

    ABG Commercial Advisors Q4 Boston Retail Report The Boston retail market did not experience much change in market conditions throughout the previous year. The market ended the fourth quarter 2013 with an overall vacancy of rate of 4.3%, showing no change from the previous quarter. Vacancy rates stayed the same from the previous quarter at […]


  • 2013 Q2 Apartment Trends show Improvement

    Q2 2013 Apartment Trends from Reis Reports by Kevin Friedman The apartment sector has seen very strong vacancy decreases (down 0.2% to 4.3% from the end of 2012).  Rents increases have also been solid, rising by 0.5% this quarter. These numbers may not last too far into the future, partly due to the increase in […]


  • Boston Industrial Vacancy Rates Decrease By .4%.

    by Byron Chen In the first quarter of 2013, Boston’s Industrial market has shown marked improvement in several areas when compared with data drawn from 2012. The market ended with an overall vacancy rate of 10% at the end of the quarter, decreasing from 10.4% at the end of the 4th quarter of 2012. The […]