Colliers International Boston's Week In Review


Real Estate Articles of Note
June 2 – June 8, 2018

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.


Related Beal re-acquires South Boston office — for nearly seven times what it paid in 2006
Boston Business Journal — June 08, 2018
Real-estate investment and development firm Related Beal has acquired 451 D St. in South Boston for $276 million, nearly seven times what Beal Cos., Related Beal’s predecessor, paid when it and a joint venture partner previously acquired the 480,000-square-foot building in 2006.


Amazon’s future Seaport office, Harbor Square Park get design OK
Boston Business Journal — June 08, 2018
The 525,000-square-foot future home of Inc. in Boston’s Seaport District, as well as the accompanying Harbor Square Park, were approved by the Boston Civic Design Commission Tuesday evening.


GE launches aerial drone venture out of Boston
The Boston Globe — June 07, 2018
General Electric has its eye on the sky with its latest Boston-based venture, a startup called Airxos that will specialize in traffic management software, hardware, and services for aerial drones.


Boston is planning to remake itself, one neighborhood at a time
The Boston Globe — June 07, 2018
The Boston Planning & Development Agency said Wednesday that it will embark on planning to improve transportation in Allston-Brighton, to boost job growth and access in Newmarket, and to foster sustainable growth and reduce displacement in East Boston and Mattapan.


Maynard startup ClearGov raises $2M to make sense of your town's finances
Boston Business Journal — June 06, 2018
Maynard-based ClearGov Inc., a startup that turns government financial data into easy-to-navigate websites, has raised $2.25 million to chase what its CEO calls "a window of opportunity" to bring more transparency to the inner workings of cities and towns.


First look: MassMutual unveils new Seaport office
Boston Business Journal — June 05, 2018
A team developing a new Seaport District office for financial services behemoth MassMutual on Tuesday will present the design of the $240 million facility to Boston’s architectural review board.


Two Mass. biotechs each seek $115M in IPOs as sector nears record
Boston Business Journal — June 04, 2018
Just halfway through the year, the Bay State could be on the verge of breaking the previous high mark for biotech IPOs: 2014, when 17 companies raised a total of $1.2 billion.


Mass. edges past N.J. in ranking of life sciences jobs
The Boston Globe — June 04, 2018
Massachusetts now ranks second behind California for life sciences jobs and ahead of the Garden State, according to a new Massachusetts Life Sciences Center report.


Massport, Millennium Partners reach impasse on Marine Terminal parcel
Boston Business Journal — June 04, 2018
Among all the complex layers of ownership and development designations on the far edge of Boston’s Seaport District, the saga of a seven-acre portion of the Massport Marine Terminal known as Parcel 5 may be among the most complicated.


Widett Circle, once home to Olympic dreams, could sell for $200M
Boston Business Journal — June 01, 2018
A decision is imminent to select a buyer for an 18.5-acre tract at Widett Circle, an industrial site along Interstate 93 just south of downtown Boston, that could host up to 6 million square feet of mixed-use development. A price for the site — once considered a potential home for an Olympic stadium — will likely top $200 million.




Colliers In The News



Boston's Space Crunch
Colliers in Focus — June 07, 2018
A typical market offers a variety of options for tenants seeking space, be they small or large. That isn’t the case today for one segment of the market: large users needing 200,000 SF or more.


Anchor Line Gets Nod on Gillette Seaport Asset Being Sold by Colliers
The Real Reporter — June 04, 2018
Anchor Line Partners is being identified as the successful suitor of 18 West Third St., a 33,500-sf flex/office building listed exclusively last autumn through Colliers International.


Colliers represents Dellbrook | JKS in 4,900 s/f expansion to 26,000 s/f
New England Real Estate Journal — June 08, 2018
Colliers International’s Southwest Team represented Dellbrook | JKS in a 4,900 s/f expansion that will bring its total footprint to just shy of 26,000 s/f at One Adams Place (859 Willard St.)



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