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Real Estate Articles of Note
April 30 – May 5, 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.

 


Cancer biotech Blueprint maps out major expansion in Cambridge
Your Source — May 04, 2017

The company said it had signed a lease for nearly 100,000 square feet of space that was previously occupied by GlaxoSmithKline.

 


Anatomy of the 'mistake' that sparked an uproar over shadow laws
Boston Business Journal — May 03, 2017

This week, a top executive at Millennium Partners acknowledged to the Business Journal that it made a "mistake" that led to widespread uproar when the city sought to change state laws to allow for a 775-foot tower.

 


In wake of tragedy, developer Kenneth Guscott's dream of a tower in Roxbury advances
Boston Business Journal — May 02, 2017

Developer Kenneth Guscott’s last project before his death, which would be the tallest building in Roxbury, could become a reality thanks to his daughter.

 


Greater Boston Housing Market Poised for a Busy Spring
GlobeSt.com - Boston — May 01, 2017

BOSTON—The Greater Boston Association of Realtors reports the spring selling season got off to a strong start with the single-family and condominium sectors

 


CBRE Global Investors reaps big return with $370M sale of High Street building in Boston
Boston Business Journal — May 01, 2017

Los Angeles-based CBRE Global Investors acquired 100 High St. for a recorded $282.5 million in September 2014.

 


54-unit complex eyed for South Boston
Boston Herald — May 01, 2017

A West Fifth Street building occupied by a South Boston distributor and servicer of conveyor belts, motors and drives since 1970 could be headed for the wrecking ball if proposed plans for a 54-unit residential complex win city approval.

 


Facing a financial squeeze, hospitals nationwide are cutting jobs
The Boston Globe - Print Edition — April 30, 2017

...Casey Ross can be reached at casey.ross@statnews.com . Follow him on Twitter @byCaseyRoss ......

 

 

 

Colliers In The News

 


Bunker Hill CC Leases New Space In Chelsea
Banker & Tradesman — May 01, 2017

...Colliers International’s Greg Klemmer, Tim Brodigan and Dan Driscoll represented Simboli Properties. The space ...

 


Harbor Trading USA purchases 148 State Street for $41 million
Nerej — May 05, 2017

Colliers International’s Boston Capital Markets Group has closed the $41 million sale of and arranged $26.65 million in acquisition financing for the corporate headquarters of Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG), a leading public sector management and technology consulting firm, located at 148 State St. in downtown.

 

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