Category Archives: Cambridge

Cambridge: Perched atop the world’s stage and likely to stay there

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From Molly Heath
Executive Vice President, Cambridge

I recently took part in the NAIOP/SIOR End of the Year Commercial Market Review. Following are some of the key takeaways shared at the event.

Cambridge remains one of the strongest markets we track globally. From tech to biotech and pharmaceuticals, tenants are still willing to pay a major rent premium to be part of one of the… Read More

Looking for lab space in Cambridge? Alewife offers affordability, availability when compared to Kendall Square

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Bekarian_Peter_Color_Casual_HiResFrom Pete Bekarian
Managing Director, Cambridge

When it comes to life science clusters, there is none stronger or more in-demand than Cambridge. But for companies who have yet to plant their roots in the life science capital, it’s becoming increasingly more difficult—space is sparse and costs are high. And now, new data shows that companies who are lucky enough to have a presence in… 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

Boston a top 5 coworking market as demand for shared space continues to grow

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Heath_Molly__Color_Casual_HiResMolly Heath
Senior Vice President, Cambridge leasing team

From WeWork to Workbar to the CIC to Regus and LabCentral, coworking spaces continue to grow in Boston and Cambridge. And for good reason. Demand for coworking space doesn’t seem to be slowing down. With so many growing companies looking to tap into Greater Boston’s rich pool of talent and call the area home, and space… Read More

The Brain Train is roaring down the track

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Commercial, residential, and retail development is occurring up and down the Red Line, which was the topic of conversation at the recent NAIOP event held at the Boston Seaport’s new Aloft Hotel.


Tim Love from design firm Utile set the stage with a look at the demographics driving growth and mentioned that his company is looking at areas beyond either end of the Red… Read More

Opportunity abounds in Alewife

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Heath_Molly__Color_Casual_HiResFrom Molly Heath
Senior Vice President, Cambridge Leasing

Sometimes referred to as “The Gateway to Cambridge,” Alewife, which has always been a highly attractive destination for commercial users, has transformed into a vibrant, established, life sciences cluster with companies like Celgene, Amgen, and Genocea Biosciences calling the area home. You don’t have to look much further than King Street’s recent sale of the former… Read More

Boston & Cambridge remain hotbeds for high-tech tenants despite rising costs

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strope_blogFrom Lisa Strope
New England Research Manager

The best way to sum up the current Greater Boston high-tech market is high cost, high opportunity, and that’s just where the region lands in JLL’s latest 2015 Technology Office Outlook.

Along with markets like San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and New York City, the Greater Boston area presents clear startup opportunity thanks to existing tech clusters, greater… Read More

Boston remains #1 for life sciences

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DomoretskyFrom Don Domoretsky
Practice Lead for Life Science, Senior Vice President

JLL’s 2015 Life Sciences Outlook report has been released and once again the Greater Boston area has been named #1 life sciences cluster in the U.S. Boston remains the top hub based on employment concentration and growth, levels of funding… Read More