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Real Estate Articles of Note
April 10 – April 14, 2017

The following represents articles of interest to the Boston real estate community that appeared in various publications during the week. Certain news links may require site registration or subscription to access the complete article.

 


Massachusetts Port Authority picks MarketPlace Logan LLC to manage Logan International Airport concessions
Boston Business Journal — April 13, 2017

There will be a new company in charge of managing concessions operations at Boston Logan International Airport.

 


Massport clears way for 1,000-room hotel designed to be a destination
The Boston Globe - Print Edition — April 13, 2017

A massive new hotel complex — with more than 1,000 rooms, a sprawling ballroom, and potentiallly a skating rink — is coming to the South Boston Waterfront.

 


Synergy closes on $365M Center Plaza acquisition
Boston Business Journal — April 12, 2017

The Business Journal first reported on the pending $365 million acquisition last month.

 


Where exactly is Boston's Midtown Cultural District?
Boston Business Journal — April 12, 2017

Answering this question took more than one map and a read through a 48-page portion of Boston's zoning code.

 


Amazon Books opens on North Shore, its second brick-and-mortar location in Mass.
Boston Business Journal — April 12, 2017

The latest Amazon brick-and-mortar bookstore has opened at MarketStreet Lynnfield, its fifth physical Amazon Books location in the U.S.

 


From desolate streets to Boston’s hottest destination
The Boston Globe — April 11, 2017

New residences, stores like Primark and Roche Bros., premium coffee shops, and an influx of tech businesses are behind the district’s revival.

 


48 Bob’s and Eastern Mountain Sports stores expected to close
The Boston Globe — April 11, 2017

Parent company Eastern Outfitters is seeking to close 48 Bob’s and EMS stores through a bankruptcy proceeding. Here’s a rundown of the shops that are slated for closure in the coming months if the judge agrees.

 


What you can rent for $2,000 a month now in Greater Boston
The Boston Globe — April 11, 2017

Options include units in Marblehead, Quincy, Beverly, Bay Village, and Brighton.

 


South Station is for sale - The Boston Globe
BostonGlobe.com — April 11, 2017

The owner of South Station listed the building for sale Wednesday, putting the retail concourse and four stories of office space above it in a hot real estate market where tenants and investors prize access to transit.

 

 

 

Colliers In The News

 


Colliers: We've Never Seen So Many Companies Looking For Offices In Boston
Bisnow — April 10, 2017

... are at 10.8%, down from the 11.4% vacancy rate seen at the close of last year, according to the Colliers International Greater Boston Market Viewpoint . The Seaport continues to be a main driver with large Q1 ...

 


Thibeault Development Sells Pair of Multifamily Bldgs. in Boston's Downtown Crossing
CoStar News - Boston — April 10, 2017

...Christopher Sower, Jennifer Price, Jonathan Bryant, and Maggie Collins of Colliers International represented the seller in negotiations.. .Please see CoStar COMPS # 3872812 and 3870734 for ...

 

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