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Associated Brokerage Group handles $23 million sale of Gentle Giant headquarters to DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners

Somerville, MA DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners has acquired the office/industrial headquarters site of moving company Gentle Giant for $23 million. The three acre parcel is adjacent to the 3.4 acre site DLJ acquired in a joint venture with Leggat McCall Properties...

ABG Commercial Brokers $13.5M Sale of 3.4 Acre Boynton Yards Site

  ABG’s Bernard Gibbons Represents Seller, Procures Buyer in Development Deal   Somerville, MA, November 19, 2018 – DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners, in a joint venture with Leggat McCall Properties (LMP), has acquired a 3.4 acre office/industrial site...

SOLD: $7 Million | 1.31 Acres | Watertown, MA

  Boston Real Estate Times The Real Reporter Watertown, MA April 16, 2019: Bernard Gibbons of Associated Brokerage Group represented Empire Management in the $7 million sale of the property located at 66 Galen Street in Watertown to Boston Development Group....

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How to Get Into Commercial Real Estate Investing in MA

Real estate remains one of the most reliable and predictable forms of investment. If you’ve historically invested in residential real estate and are considering a shift into commercial real estate, there are a few things to know before you get started. Here are a...

Common Mistakes to Avoid in CRE Renovations in Boston

Commercial Real Estate (CRE) renovations can be a major undertaking for investors. When done well, it can lead to returns in the form of higher rents, better tenants, and increased property value. However, the process is also prone to mistakes, which can be very...

Building Renovations that Transform Commercial Real Estate Properties

Given the age of many buildings in and around Boston, capital improvements are key to competing in the market and maintaining property value. As you explore different renovation plans, what should you focus on? Here are a few building renovations that transform...

4 Important Factors for Investing in Commercial Real Estate

1 – Location As the saying goes, real estate is about “location, location, location.” Location remains one of the most important factors for investing in commercial real estate in Greater Boston. It includes many variables, such as: Vicinity to Other...

Environmental Liability Precautions for Boston Commercial Real Estate Investments

Environmental liability is a growing concern in the commercial real estate industry. Being an educated investor involves understanding potential issues and taking precautionary steps whenever possible. Although this topic is far more comprehensive than we could ever...

Massachusetts Environmental Site Assessments

Massachusetts environmental site assessments are an important precaution to minimize potential liability for commercial real estate investors and lenders. In fact, it is one of several necessary steps to avoid certain legal liabilities. This brief overview will help...

Boston CRE Market Trends for 2019 – Part 2

As the first quarter of 2019 winds down, it is a good time to evaluate Boston CRE market trends. What has developed so far and what can we expect for the remainder of this year? Here are a few things that we have noticed in the Greater Boston area. Online versus...

Transportation Projects Impacting Commercial Real Estate in MA

Commercial real estate values and demand are often tied to a city’s infrastructure. As an investor in Massachusetts, staying up-to-date on both short and long-term transportation projects impacting commercial real estate in MA can help greatly with investment...

Turning Shadow Office Spaces from a Negative to a Positive

shadow office space Addressing shadow office spaces can enable landlords to turn a potentially negative situation into a positive one. By understanding its cause and using some creativity to address it, landlords can leverage these spaces to the benefit of the...

Changing Landscape of Retail Space in Boston

With store closings and the bankruptcy of major retail chains, the retail industry is changing before our very eyes. Online retailers are thriving while storefront retailers are struggling. Recent developments are only a prelude to the many more changes to come in...