Colliers International Boston's Week In Review


Real Estate Articles of Note
March 16 – March 22, 2019

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.



Life sciences lab proposed for South Boston — March 22, 2019
Developers have filed plans for a 210,000-square-foot building on A Street.


Uber and Lyft rides to Logan Airport could get more expensive under Massport proposal
Curbed Boston — March 22, 2019
Agency says it’s trying to curb congestion; proposal also calls for new pickup spots


Cambridge Mall Owners Pitching 625K SF Mixed-Use Addition
Banker & Tradesman — March 21, 2019
The owners of the CambridgeSide mall are proposing to replace the complex's anchor stores with 625,000 square feet of new development in buildings between 85 and 185 feet high.


Lynnfield Investor Pays $128M for Stoneham Apartments
Banker & Tradesman — March 21, 2019
A 298-unit market-rate Stoneham apartment complex completed in 2018 has sold to a Lynnfield investor for $128.45 milion.


Study: Massachusetts Most Innovative State in the Country
Banker & Tradesman — March 20, 2019
It may not surprising to those who live here, but Massachusetts has been named the most innovative state in the country by a recent study.


Mega-Brokerage Trend Continues With HFF Acquisition
Banker & Tradesman — March 20, 2019
In the latest major consolidation within the commercial brokerage industry, JLL has agreed to acquire HFF for $2 billion in a transaction that will strengthen its capital markets business in Boston and nationwide.


FDA approves Sage's first-ever treatment for postpartum depression
Boston Business Journal — March 19, 2019
The FDA has approved Cambridge biopharma Sage Therapeutics' first product, a drug that the company says will be the first product specifically designed to treat postpartum depression.


Chelsea’s Forbes Park could finally see redevelopment under advancing plan
Curbed Boston — March 19, 2019
Proposal would erect 500 housing units, plus retail and offices, on former brownfield site


To Win The Life Science Real Estate Game, Boston Developers Need A Big Portfolio
Bisnow - Boston — March 19, 2019
Boston developers discuss life science strategies in what has become the world's top life science cluster.


Massachusetts Short 170K Low-Income Rental Units
Banker & Tradesman — March 19, 2019
Although Massachusetts compares favorably to other states, a new report indicates the commonwealth still has a shortage of affordable housing to meet the needs of its lowest-income residents.





Premier Capital Partners purchases five buildings for $32.45 million — March 22, 2019
Colliers International represented the sellers, and Hingham Institution for Savings provided Premier with its mortgage financing.


EXCLUSIVE: Sage Therapeutics In Talks For Up To 350K SF At Cambridge Crossing
Bisnow - Boston — March 21, 2019
Sage Therapeutics is poised to become Cambridge Crossing’s third headquarters tenant.


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