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Real Estate Articles of Note
July 8 – July 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.

 


Here's what the inside of Reebok's new Boston HQ will look like
Boston Business Journal — July 13, 2017

Reebok International Ltd. will move into a 220,000-square-foot headquarters in Boston's Innovation and Design Building this fall. Here's the first glimpse at the planned interior of the new office.

 


Plans signal new hotel near Fenway
bostonherald.com — July 13, 2017

A hotel could take the place of a gas station near Fenway Park under plans by a South Carolina hospitality development and hotel management company.OTO Development has an option to lease the property at 1421 Boylston St. — the Shell gas station at the corner of Ipswich Street, just down from Fenway Park’s Gate B — according to a Registry of Deeds filing.

 


Boston pushes developers to create better public spaces
The Boston Globe — July 12, 2017

One of the knocks on Boston’s building boom is that it hasn’t led to the kind of great public spaces many residents and visitors treasure. Yes, there are a few small parks in the Seaport, and several buildings along Fort Point Channel have public lobbies or observation decks. But there has...

 


Boston leaders notch win as home-rule petition gets first state OK
Boston Business Journal — July 12, 2017

The recommendation follows an appeal from Secretary of State William F. Galvin to delay the bill’s process through the state Legislature.

 


Medford Stop & Shop will be come a Target
Boston Business Journal — July 11, 2017

The proposed Medford location will be Target Corp.'s sixth small-format store in the Greater Boston region.

 


Biotech Firm to Relocate HQ from Cambridge to Watertown
GlobeSt.com — July 10, 2017

The fledgling private biotech firm is the first tenant at Boylston Properties’ 185000-square-foot LINX building at 490 Arsenal St. in Watertown.

 


Amazon.com Inc. confirms new Boston office, plans to hire 900
Boston Business Journal — July 10, 2017

The announcement was the first public confirmation of Amazon's plans to expand to Boston's Fort Point neighborhood, a move the Business Journal first reported in May.

 


Lawmakers again cut funding for small-business program
Boston Business Journal — July 8, 2017

The budget passed by the Massachusetts Legislature on Friday cuts funding for a small-business assistance program to less than a third of the level approved by the Senate in May.

 


Why this mall isn’t dying - The Boston Globe
BostonGlobe.com — July 07, 2017

Demographics, location, and an interesting mix of stores are helping the CambridgeSide mall thrive.

 

 

 

Colliers In The News

 


Inside the abandoned music hall 40 feet under the streets of Boston
Charleston Daily Mail — July 12, 2017

...Jim Elcock, executive vice president and managing partner of Colliers International, the company advising the building's new owner, told the Globe in 2015: 'The intention is to ...

 


Kendall Square’s Explosive Growth
Colliers International Boston — July 11, 2017

When I recently spoke at the NAIOP/SIOR Mid-Year Roundup, one of the major topics was the shifting and expansion of Kendall Square. The heart of East Cambridge and its center of gravity has changed a lot in recent years. From 2010–2015, up-zoning approvals allowing...

 


Personnel File - Banker & Tradesman
Banker & Tradesman — July 10, 2017

... is managing director of real estate management services and executive vice president of Colliers International, Boston.. .Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank. .Jason R. Lilly has joined Cape Cod Five ...

 


Cambridge Domino Effect Benefits Boston - Banker & Tradesman
Banker & Tradesman — July 07, 2017

... office space are the narrowest since 2001, said Aaron Jodka, director of research for Colliers International Boston.. .“Tenants who are touring class B properties will also put an ‘A’ building on their ...

 

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