Tag Archives: Project and Development Services

Workplace continues to evolve in Boston

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From Tom O’Connor
Senior Vice President, Project & Development Services

Backed by a stable economy and strong access to talent, Boston’s presence on the global stage doesn’t seem to be going anywhere anytime soon. As office demand remains strong in the market, workplace trends are reflecting the changing perception of what an office should look like. With 2.32 m.s.f. of new office space under… Read More

What a Boston office fit out will cost you

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From Mason Mularoni
Research Manager

We believe real estate provides organizations the potential to achieve their ambitions, with a successfully delivered office fit out a key vehicle for this real estate success. As the final step in the new office journey, an office fit out includes the design, construction and furnishing of a physical workplace. These fit outs can range in scope based on… Read More

Taming your capital monster

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Most companies believe they are creating a capital plan that supports business goals but in fact, the world’s largest companies often miss their real estate capital plan by billions each year – felled by the ‘capital monster.’

The capital monster strikes when companies are unintentionally inhibiting growth because they do not effectively develop, prioritize, manage and execute their capital plan. So how do you tame the beast?

Carbonite’s new HQ feels like home

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O'Connor_Tom_Color_Casual_smallWe sat down with Tom O’Connor, Senior Vice President of our Project and Development Services (PDS) group, to discuss the innovative design of Carbonite’s new headquarters offices at Lafayette City Center Boston.

Q: Please describe the space for us. They wanted it to be comfortable, like working out of a very cool living room as startups often do. The idea was to design the… Read More

Getting the best GC for your project

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Tom_Oconnor_colorFrom Tom O’Connor
Senior Vice President, Project and Development Services

 

 

After the Boston construction industry hit rock bottom in 2010, it slowly recovered over the next two years. Since August 2012, however, construction activity has jumped. Today Boston is experiencing almost the fastest construction employment growth in the country.

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While all of… Read More

Boston hotel market booming

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Boston Convention Center hotels — Aloft & Element

Hotels in Boston are hopping and the city has been pushed to capacity.

A recent article in the Boston Globe reports that “Hotels in Boston are already stretched to capacity in October, with convention-goers, leaf peepers and Head of the Charles fans… Read More