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Real Estate Articles of Note
October 16 – October 13, 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.

 

Map: New England cities, towns that you can expect to bid for Amazon’s 2nd HQ
BostonGlobe.com — October 12, 2017
Does your hometown plan to bid? Find out here. Within New England, the most obvious choice for Amazon to build its next headquarters is either somewhere in Boston or just outside it. Right?

 

Viewpoint: Density as a solution to Boston region’s housing issue
Boston Business Journal — October 12, 2017
We need to better understand the characteristics of a place that people cherish and determine whether density means height or open space or building size or even the number of people. Having so many issues covered by a single word makes it difficult to understand what people’s true concerns are and how to design solutions that address a community’s concerns and needs.

 

Prepping for Amazon pitch yields key hyperlocal market insights
Boston Business Journal — October 12, 2017
Amazon’s announcement of a second corporate headquarters has sparked a modern search for the golden ticket, and for good measure.

 

Bose may expand near New Balance headquarters at Boston Landing, sources say
Boston Business Journal — October 12, 2017
Framingham-based consumer electronics company Bose Corp. is the fifth-largest private company in Massachusetts, with 2016 revenue of $3.8 billion and a statewide workforce of 2,392 employees, according to Business Journal research.

 

MilliporeSigma unveils new Burlington office, a life sciences 'toy store'
Boston Business Journal — October 11, 2017
The 280,000 square-foot facility will accommodate nearly 1,000 employees who were previously scattered across sites in Billerica and Natick.

 

The Amazon Effect: How big incentives can lure a giant like Amazon.com
Boston Business Journal — October 11, 2017
American taxpayers have helped fund Amazon’s rapid expansion with more than $1.2 billion in incentives from state and local governments.

 

Campanelli, Clarion to develop sprawling industrial park in Mass.
Boston Business Journal — October 09, 2017
The project comes amid a robust time in Greater Boston’s industrial market.

 

 

 

Colliers In The News

 

2017 New England Appraisers Expo Schedule
New England Real Estate Journal — October 12, 2017
...• Peter Montesanto, senior vice president – retail leasing, Colliers International .. .• 8:30 a.m. to 9:20 a.m. - Victor Calanog, Ph.D, CRE, chief economist & senior vice ...

 

Colliers brings 55,000-SF Financial District opportunity to market
BostonSF — October 11, 2017
...BOSTON– Colliers International announced that it has brought to market Thibeault Development’s 13-21 Congress Street, a ...

 

citybizlist : Boston : Six Lease Transactions In Three Months Bring 50 Congress St. In Boston To 92 Percent Occupancy
Citybizlist : Boston : Commercial Real Estate — October 10, 2017
... St. in the Financial District. The company was represented in the lease by Greg Tanner of Colliers International.. .Located in Boston’s Financial District, steps from Post Office Square Park, and ...

 

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