Category Archives: Brokerage

The Seaport: Boston’s next life sciences frontier

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From Don Domoretsky
EVP, Life Science Practice

“As a real estate developer, we look for growth oriented markets because that’s how you create value,” so says Stephen Faber, Executive Vice President at Related Beal. “You have an insatiable appetite from a community of people that are motivated to invest in life sciences. And we here in Boston have particularly benefited from the growth in… Read More

An ambition to advance veterans in CRE

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Zach Gramlich, JLL Brokerage Associate

JLL Boston’s newest Suburban broker Zach Gramlich admits his foray into commercial real estate has been a tough one. That’s because Zach, a former Recon Marine, is one of the thousands of veterans transitioning from the military into the professional world.

“The transition has… Read More

From Cannoli King to Fitness King: Joe and Ben get fit at The Row

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You might remember we recently put Joe Flaherty and Ben Coffin to work when Assembly Row opened Mike’s Pastry earlier this year. So we thought, why not make them really break a sweat this time around at Orangetheory Fitness, part of Assembly Row’s newly opened FitRow.

FitRow is one of the area’s… Read More

A growing list of companies now call Fort Point home

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The rise of Boston’s Fort Point neighborhood has been years in the making, but with the recent addition of GE, the area has become a go-to destination for companies of all types and sizes. Just a few blocks away from the future site of GE’s headquarters is 9 Channel Center, an historic brick and beam building that recently underwent a large scale renovation by owner Berkeley Investments.

Corderman & Company, a Boston-based… Read More

WHOOP’s custom space helps growing company reach new heights

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Jangro_Bobby_Color_Casual_HiResFrom Bobby Jangro
Assistant Vice President, Downtown Boston Leasing

Just a couple of weeks ago, Boston-based technology company WHOOP scored a deal with the NFL to become the first company officially licensed by the NFL Players Association to provide its wearable devices to track players’ health and recovery data. WHOOP, whose mission is to “unlock human performance,” already has a deal with MLB and… Read More

Must see: Joe Flaherty as the Cannoli King!

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You may know Joe Flaherty as this year’s CBA Broker of the Year, but did you also know he moonlights as the Cannoli King? Well, for one day at least. Joe and Ben Coffin, aka the “Not So Mini Cannoli” recently stopped by the newly opened Mike’s Pastry at Assembly Row to make some of their world-famous cannolis.

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Is rent driving your real estate decisions? It shouldn’t be

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What if we told you that a cheaper office rent on paper could actually be costing you more due to the impact that space could have on employee engagement and wellbeing? If that sounds a bit confusing, we understand, but hear us out.

At last check, rents across Greater Boston were on average $34.90 per square foot, which puts the region at 12th in the country. So that means that it would… Read More

Team reigns in top honors at CBA Achievement Awards

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The annual Commercial Brokers Association (CBA) Achievement Awards brings together several hundred of the most influential leaders and decision makers from the Massachusetts brokerage industry to honor the year’s most impressive deals and most distinguished professionals.

Congratulations Bill Barrack, a JLL Champion of Excellence

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One year after being named CBA Broker of the Year, longtime JLL Managing Director Bill Barrack was awarded with JLL’s highest honor, Champion of Excellence. The distinguished award recognizes one’s career-long contribution not only to JLL, but to colleagues, family and the community. Champions of Excellence have proven themselves over the course of many years and embody the JLL values of teamwork, ethics and excellence. We couldn’t think of anyone more… Read More

A look back at our top 10 stories of 2016

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As 2016 draws to a close, we thought it would be a great time to look back on the year that was and highlight 10 of our best stories from the past twelve months. We hope you have a happy and healthy New Year and look forward to continued success in 2017. Without further ado, here are our top 10 stories of 2016:

1. GE moves to Boston and the effects are… Read More