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ABG Commercial Brokers $21.5M Sale of Watertown Flex Building

Griffith Properties Will Transform Asset into Class A Lab Space in Emerging Life Science Market Watertown, MA, January 25, 2021 – Griffith Properties and partner, a fund controlled by DRA Advisors, have acquired a 145,000 SF flex/industrial property located at 580...

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 from...

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 The Pandemic Is Reinventing The Business Of Retail

by Greg Petro | via forbes.com Year three of the COVID-19 pandemic begins with the retail industry battle-weary but having weathered and, in some cases, even capitalized on an epic worst-case management crisis. The good news is that the retail apocalypse of 2020,...

Boston Sets the Pace in US for Office Market Recovery

by Lisa McDuffie | via connectcre.com Boston led the country in office market recovery in October thanks to a high number of tenants in the market and strong leasing activity, according to CBRE’s monthly “Pulse of U.S. Office Demand” report. “The life science industry...

New Flood Insurance Rules Will Matter to CRE Property Owners

Changes in carrier decisions also play a part in a new flood insurance scene By Erik Sherman | Via globest.com A satellite image shows TD Bank Ballpark submerged in flood, after Hurricane Ida swept through the Bridgewater Township in New Jersey, September 2, 2021....

U.S. Apartment-Building Sales Soar to Record, With Sun Belt Driving Deals

by Prashant Gopal | via Bloomberg.com U.S. apartment building sales have jumped to record levels, outpacing all other forms of commercial real estate. Deals totaled $241.9 billion in the 12 months through September, up 27% from the same period in 2019, according to...

Your Commercial Lease Clauses and COVID-19

by: Gary Tasman | via NAIOP The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us all to re-evaluate the ways we conduct business, including remote work opportunities, surface sanitization, social distancing, human resources policies and indoor air quality. For those in the commercial...

Four Challenges in Industrial Real Estate Today

by Kathryn Hamilton | via NAIOP A panel of experts took on the biggest challenges in industrial real estate in the closing panel of the first day of I.CON West 2021, held this week in Long Beach, California. From supply chain stressors to volatile pricing to labor...

The Acceleration of E-commerce and the Modern Supply Chain

by: Kathryn Hamilton 7 minute read The term “supply chain” was coined on June 4, 1982, when the Financial Times published an article that used it as a replacement for “production and inventory management.” Now a permanent part of our lexicon, looking back at just how...

Key Considerations for Speculative Cold Storage

by: Marie Ruff 6 minute read Within the thriving industrial real estate sector, the cold storage class of warehouses has attracted investor and developer attention as demand continues to grow for food and pharmaceutical delivery. Is the era of speculative cold storage...

5 Ways to Qualify Sales Prospects

by: Neal Lappe 6 minute read Nearly every time you read about the top traits of successful salespeople you’ll find a section about qualifying buyers. In sales, the buyer is not the only one who should be making a decision. The salesperson has to decide how much time...

The Impact of Reduced Interest Rates on Commercial Real Estate in Massachusetts

During 2019, experts had predicted a rise in interest rates. However, rates actually fell due to actions by the Fed. What does the rate drop mean for commercial real estate in Massachusetts? Although no one can predict the future, here are a few on the impact of...

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