Monthly Archives: May 2015

Thank you to our valued clients

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We would like to thank everyone who came to the rooftop party at One Post Office Square last week to celebrate the start of summer! To kick off Memorial Day weekend, we hosted our annual Spring client event, complete with a live steel drum musician. The turn out was unbelievable and it was a perfect night for views of the Boston skyline. Thank you to all our wonderful clients and we… Read More

The District launched at NAIOP event

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Nasca, JohnFrom John Nasca III
Research Analyst

National Development created a splash at NAIOP’s rain soaked 13th annual Bus Tour, announcing that it is rebranding New England Executive Park as The District Burlington. The multi-phased redevelopment will dramatically change the 13-building complex into a walkable, urban-style destination. JLL is leasing and marketing the new complex.

“The District will allow tenants to enjoy a multifaceted, vibrant… Read More

BBJ awards Sonos lease at LCC

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The Boston Business Journal honored audio manufacturer Sonos Inc.’s expansion from Kendall Square into 170,000 sf at Lafayette City Center with a Best in Boston Real Estate award (slide show) at its annual program. The deal led the charge in establishing the BID as a destination for tech companies. JLL, building owner The Abbey Group, and Colliers International were recognized for the transaction.

Get yourself out of hot water

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BestBobFrom Bob Best
Executive Vice President

About 5% of the energy used in buildings is for heating water.

If we are going to focus on water conservation, let’s start there. You’re killing two birds with one stone. Saving water and saving energy at the same time.

Water-saving solutions don’t need to be expensive. Fix dripping faucets with washers that cost cents not dollars. A faucet that… Read More

How well do you know the world’s cities?

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The world’s cities have been the subject of great interest by many, particularly clients seeking to identify new real estate opportunities abroad. As a result, we have spent over 10 years pioneering city research and developed the award winning Cities Research Center. An innovative and interactive approach to the analysis and interpretation of city performance, the tool most recently won “Best in Class” in the real estate category of the Interactive Media Awards (IMA).

Say… Read More