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What Boston Neighborhoods and Submarkets Are the Most Undervalued?

boston neighborhoods
About 740 people move to Boston each week. The city is one of the top U.S. metro areas for growth in recent years. What's driving the influx of people to Boston? The city is undertaking numerous development projects in many of its least valued neighborhoods. These are becoming areas that people want to live, work, and play in. Keep reading to learn more about the Boston neighborhoods and the city you should be watching.  The West End We are seeing changes to the area's streets and traffic flow thanks to massive new developments around TD Garden and North Station. An...

SOLD – Retail Property in Burlington, Massachusetts

[vc_row el_class="post-banner-wrapper" css=".vc_custom_1569580179636{background-image: url(https://masscommercialproperties.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/15-wall-st.jpg?id=22877) !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}"][vc_column el_class="maxw-100vw"][vc_column_text] 11,216 SF Retail Property Sold in Burlington, Massachusetts Located at 15 Wall Street is a retail building in Burlington, MA that has recently sold. Sold for $2,500,100 Request a Consultation [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width="stretch_row" css=".vc_custom_1550079916449{margin-bottom: 0px !important;padding-top: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;background-color: #e2764d !important;}"][vc_column][vc_row_inner css=".vc_custom_1567765179330{padding-top: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 30px !important;}" el_class="secondary-heading"][vc_column_inner el_class="maxw-100vw" css=".vc_custom_1561156017290{padding-top: 0px !important;}"][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1569579656325{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}" el_class="mw-100vw"] 11,216 SF Commercial Building in Burlington sold to Winn Street Services Towing 15 Wall St Burlington, MA 01803 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content" equal_height="yes" el_class="checker-row"][vc_column width="1/2" css=".vc_custom_1566591413843{padding-top: 0px !important;padding-right: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;padding-left: 0px !important;background-image: url(https://masscommercialproperties.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/handshake.jpg?id=22191)...

SOLD – Class C Office Building in Burlington, Massachusetts

[vc_row el_class="post-banner-wrapper" css=".vc_custom_1569578099679{background-image: url(https://masscommercialproperties.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/209-Middlesex-Turnpike.jpg?id=22867) !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}"][vc_column el_class="maxw-100vw"][vc_column_text] 20,000 SF Class C Office Building Sold in Burlington, Massachusetts Located at 209 Middlesex Turnpike is an office building in Burlington, MA that has recently sold. Sold for $3,750,000 Request a Consultation [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width="stretch_row" css=".vc_custom_1550079916449{margin-bottom: 0px !important;padding-top: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;background-color: #e2764d !important;}"][vc_column][vc_row_inner css=".vc_custom_1567765179330{padding-top: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 30px !important;}" el_class="secondary-heading"][vc_column_inner el_class="maxw-100vw" css=".vc_custom_1561156017290{padding-top: 0px !important;}"][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1569529321627{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}" el_class="mw-100vw"] 20,000 SF Class C Office Building in Burlington sold to Arthur Murray Dance Centers 209 Middlesex Turnpike Burlington, MA 01803 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content" equal_height="yes" el_class="checker-row"][vc_column width="1/2" css=".vc_custom_1566591413843{padding-top: 0px !important;padding-right: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px...

What is the Future of Retail? Strip Malls vs. Life Centers vs. Big Box Stores

future of retail
As a commercial real estate developer who invests in high net-worth commercial properties–shopping malls and big-box stores, you may be wary of putting your investment dollars into anything that's failing. And with good reason. With many retail stores closing due to the competition of online eCommerce sales, some commercial real estate developers are dubious about the future of retail. Have you wondered if commercial real estate investment will provide a good return on your money in the digital age? I'm here to tell you the answer is yes. The reason: retail is changing. In this post, you'll learn how retail is shifting as we...

SOLD – Day Care Building in Burlington, Massachusetts

[vc_row el_class="post-banner-wrapper" css=".vc_custom_1569504267686{background-image: url(https://masscommercialproperties.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/30-mall-rd-burlington-ma.jpg?id=22857) !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}"][vc_column el_class="maxw-100vw"][vc_column_text] 12,500 SF Day Care Building Sold in Burlington, Massachusetts Located at 30 Mall Road is a day care building in Burlington, MA that has recently sold. Sold for $5,200,000 Request a Consultation [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width="stretch_row" css=".vc_custom_1550079916449{margin-bottom: 0px !important;padding-top: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;background-color: #e2764d !important;}"][vc_column][vc_row_inner css=".vc_custom_1567765179330{padding-top: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 30px !important;}" el_class="secondary-heading"][vc_column_inner el_class="maxw-100vw" css=".vc_custom_1561156017290{padding-top: 0px !important;}"][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1569504406060{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}" el_class="mw-100vw"] 94,174 SF Day Care Building in Burlington sold to Edison Energy 30 Mall Rd Burlington, MA 01803 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content" equal_height="yes" el_class="checker-row"][vc_column width="1/2" css=".vc_custom_1566591413843{padding-top: 0px !important;padding-right: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;padding-left: 0px !important;background-image:...

Prepare for a Sale: 7 Actionable Tips on Selling Commercial Property

selling commercial property
Similar to the retail industry, the real estate market is gradually changing due to technological advancements. Unlike a few decades ago when property information was availed by CRE brokers at a fee, you can now access property information for free. This has streamlined the property market and made it easy for anyone to access this information. Prospective buyers now want to know everything they can about a commercial property before visiting the actual property. Selling commercial property is becoming harder due to a shift in consumer trends which has significantly decreased the demand for retail spaces. This has resulted in...

SOLD – 94,174 SF Industrial Building in Billerica, Massachusetts

[vc_row el_class="post-banner-wrapper" css=".vc_custom_1568645407707{background-image: url(https://masscommercialproperties.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/4-suburban-park-dr-billerica.jpg?id=22802) !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}"][vc_column el_class="maxw-100vw"][vc_column_text] 94,174 SF Industrial Building Sold in Billerica, Massachusetts Sold for $8,100,000 Request a Consultation [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width="stretch_row" css=".vc_custom_1550079916449{margin-bottom: 0px !important;padding-top: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;background-color: #e2764d !important;}"][vc_column][vc_row_inner css=".vc_custom_1567765179330{padding-top: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 30px !important;}" el_class="secondary-heading"][vc_column_inner el_class="maxw-100vw" css=".vc_custom_1561156017290{padding-top: 0px !important;}"][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1568645161813{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}" el_class="mw-100vw"] 94,174 SF Industrial Building in Billerica sold to GFI Partners LLC 4 Suburban Park Dr Bldg 4 - Middlesex Tech Center Billerica, MA 01821  [/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content" equal_height="yes" el_class="checker-row"][vc_column width="1/2" css=".vc_custom_1566591413843{padding-top: 0px !important;padding-right: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;padding-left: 0px !important;background-image: url(https://masscommercialproperties.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/handshake.jpg?id=22191) !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}" el_class="bg-img-col"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2" css=".vc_custom_1560956251619{padding-top:...

SOLD – 120,198 SF Class B Industrial Building in Billerica, Massachusetts

[vc_row el_class="post-banner-wrapper" css=".vc_custom_1568229060000{background-image: url(https://masscommercialproperties.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/35-dunham-rd.jpg?id=22766) !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}"][vc_column el_class="maxw-100vw"][vc_column_text] 120,198 SF Class B Industrial Building Sold in Billerica, Massachusetts Sold for $7,930,000 Request a Consultation [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width="stretch_row" css=".vc_custom_1550079916449{margin-bottom: 0px !important;padding-top: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;background-color: #e2764d !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1568371590621{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}" el_class="mw-100vw"] Class B Industrial Building in Billerica sold to GFI Partners LLC 17 Progress Rd Dunham Park Billerica, MA 01821 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content" equal_height="yes" el_class="checker-row"][vc_column width="1/2" css=".vc_custom_1566591413843{padding-top: 0px !important;padding-right: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;padding-left: 0px !important;background-image: url(https://masscommercialproperties.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/handshake.jpg?id=22191) !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}" el_class="bg-img-col"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2" css=".vc_custom_1560956251619{padding-top: 60px !important;padding-right: 60px !important;padding-bottom: 60px !important;padding-left: 60px !important;background-color: #f0f0f0 !important;}" el_class="d-flex align-items-center"][vc_column_text] 120,198...

SOLD – 50,851 SF Class B Office Building in Billerica, Massachusetts

[vc_row el_class="post-banner-wrapper" css=".vc_custom_1568230708699{background-image: url(https://masscommercialproperties.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/900-middlesex-turnpike.jpg?id=22770) !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}"][vc_column el_class="maxw-100vw"][vc_column_text] 50,851 SF Class B Office Building Sold in Billerica, Massachusetts Sold for $6,192,000 Request a Consultation [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width="stretch_row" css=".vc_custom_1550079916449{margin-bottom: 0px !important;padding-top: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;background-color: #e2764d !important;}"][vc_column][vc_row_inner css=".vc_custom_1567765179330{padding-top: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 30px !important;}" el_class="secondary-heading"][vc_column_inner el_class="maxw-100vw" css=".vc_custom_1561156017290{padding-top: 0px !important;}"][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1568230630625{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}" el_class="mw-100vw"] 50,851 SF Class B Office Building in Billerica sold to Mettler-Toledo International, Inc. 900 Middlesex Tpke Bldg 8 - Middlesex Tech Center Billerica, MA 01821 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content" equal_height="yes" el_class="checker-row"][vc_column width="1/2" css=".vc_custom_1566591413843{padding-top: 0px !important;padding-right: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;padding-left: 0px !important;background-image: url(https://masscommercialproperties.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/handshake.jpg?id=22191) !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}"...