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Real Estate Articles of Note
June 19 – June 23, 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.

 


Asics finds foothold near Boston's South Station for product creation lab
Boston Business Journal — June 22, 2017

Asics America, the Irvine, California-based subsidiary of Kobe, Japan-based Asics Corp., said in March it was seeking an office near South Station to house its product creation lab. Now, the company has landed on a space.

 


Community colleges are critical to business in Massachusetts
Boston Business Journal — June 22, 2017

As we move towards a more responsive talent pipeline, community colleges will be increasingly vital to the economic health of Massachusetts.

 


Hearing scheduled for bill that would allow Winthrop Square skyscraper
Boston Business Journal — June 21, 2017

The hearing, scheduled next week at the Massachusetts State House, follows a marathon Boston City Council hearing in April regarding the proposed legislative changes.

 


LabCentral to add 42,000 square feet of new lab space in Kendall Square
Boston Business Journal — June 20, 2017

Today the Kendall Square-based shared laboratory space announced plans to more than double its size thanks to funding from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center.

 


Sweetgreen will sprout two new Boston locations
Boston Business Journal — June 20, 2017

Sweetgreen operates 10 locations in Greater Boston, including spots at Ink Block in the South End, MarketStreet Lynnfield and Harvard Square. The popular salad chain aims to open two more locations this fall.

 


Baker to unveil $500 million life sciences initiative
Boston Globe — June 19, 2017

Governor Charlie Baker will ask lawmakers to approve a five-year, $500 million life sciences initiative that extends the state’s decade-long commitment to the biotech and medical technology industry, administration officials said Monday.

 


Clicks & bricks: online shoe site M.Gemi raises $16 million, will open store in Boston
The Boston Globe - Print Edition — June 19, 2017

At the retailer’s outlet in the Prudential Center, customers will be able to check out its latest offerings before buying online.

 


$1 billion redevelopment plan could remake the downtown of Somerville, Massachusetts
Architects Newspaper — June 19, 2017

In Somerville, Massachusetts, a $1 billion redevelopment scheme in the city’s Union Square neighborhood is edging closer to happening after Somerville’s Board of Alderman waved through a rezoning plan. The 9–1 vote in favor of the plan last week was the result of three years of planning done by a special development team with the community.

 

 

 

Colliers In The News


The Bloomberg Baystate Business Hour: Trump Backlash - Where?
Your Source — June 22, 2017

Bloomberg Boston Bureau Chief Tom Moroney and Radio News Anchor Anne Mostue are joined by top names from local business and finance to medicine and politics, ... Also, his thoughts on health care and opioids on Cape Cod, his district. Finally, Aaron Jodka of Colliers International on hot commercial properties in Boston...

 


L3 Capital and LaSalle retain Colliers International to lease Downtown Crossing landmark
Boston Real Estate Times — June 22, 2017

... L3 Capital and LaSalle retain Colliers International to lease Downtown Crossing landmark......

 


Downtown Crossing's Barnes & Noble Building Finally Sold
Bisnow — June 21, 2017

... revival. Plans for the building include ground-level retail with creative office space above. Colliers International has been retained to recruit new retail and office tenants for DTX 399.. .“Given its ...

 


citybizlist : Boston
Citybizlist Boston — June 21, 2017

...Colliers International’s Southwest team announced today that it has leased the fully vacant, ...

 


Nonprofit Sells Fall River Senior Community
Multi-Housing News — June 21, 2017

... living apartment community in Fall River, Mass., for $4.75 million to SMG Inc. Colliers International’s senior vice presidents Bob Cronin and Chris Sower marketed the property.. .“The buyer is ...

 

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