ABG Commercial News

State may deny grants to communities that don’t comply with new MBTA housing law

By Andrew Brinker Globe Staff, Massachusetts housing officialson Thursday added to their arsenal of financial penalties for communities that don’t comply with an ambitious new state law to boost housing development near transit stops, while granting them one big compromise that may make it easier to meet its requirements. The new rules threaten towns that avoid rezoning under […]

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CRE Lending Powers Fast Community Bank Growth But as Rates Rise, So Does Caution By Diane McLaughlin Banker & Tradesman Staff Local banks and credit unions have emerged as big winners from the 65 percent year-over-year- growth in commercial mortgage volumes statewide this year. Community banks and credit unions accounted for more than half the […]

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CRE Investment Volume Climbs 10% in Q2

Both gateway and Sun Belt markets recorded strong growth. U.S. commercial real estate investment volume rose 10 percent year-over-year in the second quarter of 2022, to $167 billion, with industrial and logistics investments providing nearly $32 billion of the total and office $24 billion, according to a recent CBRE report. Trailing four-quarter volume totaled a […]

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Cambria Hotel Boston Somerville opens its doors

By Boston Real Estate Times  Somerville, MA – Cambria Hotel Boston Somerville has opened its doors. Situated on the Somerville-Cambridge line, it converges with a unique moment in time for Somerville as it experiences a modern-day renaissance, and it adds to the exciting transformation that Somerville’s historic Union Square is undergoing. Travellers will find a design forward, […]

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ABG Commercial Realty Brokers a Lease with Lab Minds for R&D/Lab Office Space in Post Office Square in Boston

Boston, MA, January 25, 2022 –   ABG Commercial Realty is proud to announce a lease agreement between LAB Minds LLC, from Somerville, MA and A.W. Perry Inc., at 20 Winthrop Square, Boston. Based in Cambridge, ABG’s Vice President, Stephanie Deering, brokered the lease for the 6,000 sf R&D/Lab office space in Boston. Upon completion of […]

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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 (LMP) in November of 2018 from J.J. Vaccaro, where a 290,000 s/f life sciences […]

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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. Strategically located in Watertown Square the site is uniquely positioned between the Watertown Arsenal […]

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