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A Look at the Specifics of GE’s new Boston Office Market Headquarters

GE Co.'s (NYSE: GE) brand new headquarters in the downtown Boston office market will stretch an astonishing 410,000 square feet. All in all, the new working space will measure just under one acre. These measurements were obtained from documentation file with the Boston Redevelopment Authority. GE's Fort Point campus in the Boston office market will feature a lovely new 12-story office with 293,000 square feet of space. A pedestrian passageway will connect the office to Necco Street. The information was detailed in a letter written by GE's Vice President of Global Operations, Ann Klee. She penned the letter to BRA...

Zagster Selects Cambridge Office Market for Headquarters Expansion

Anyone who has spent any time in the Cambridge office market will testify that it is the perfect place for a bike-sharing company like Zagster. The area is chock full of bike traffic. Take a look around the next time you venture into the Cambridge office market and you will likely notice at least a few bicyclists along the side of the road or waiting to turn at stop signs. Zagster representatives recently revealed that they plan to expand their Cambridge office market headquarters. The company's founder, Timothy Ericson, is on record as stating that the Cambridge office market has...

Industrial Building Wanted to Purchase

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_column_text]Client: Type of Building: Size:   Ceiling Height: Condition: Geographic Focus: Towns of Focus:   Transaction: Send Proposals to:[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text]Household name distribution and office service company Industrial / Flex Ideally 30,000 SF Will consider 10,000 SF plus with room to build and up to 60,000 with tenant(s) occupying some space 18’ to 25’ plus; possibly lower with potential to raise roof Will consider turn-key, value-added, and partial development Close proximity to 95/93 apex and in towards Boston Burlington, Lynnfield, Melrose, North Reading, Reading, Stoneham, Wakefield, Wilmington, Winchester, Woburn Purchase Howard West 617-501-6440 HowardWest@Mansardcre.com If you are interested in obtaining...

Stoughton Office Market Receives Boost With Latest Calare Properties Purchase

Calare Properties recently announced the purchase of a 119,000 square foot class A retail/warehouse building in the Stoughton office market. The building is located at 301 Page St. The sale price of this Stoughton office market property was not made public. Calare Properties Background Calare Properties is a local real estate manager and operator. The company acquires an array of manufacturing, warehouse, flex/office and research spaces throughout the Stoughton office market and beyond. Calare was founded in 2003. This real estate powerhouse has spearheaded the purchase of over 15 million square feet of local properties in the past 13 years....

French Company Biose Opening a Facility in the Cambridge Office Market

A French pharmaceutical company called Biose announced at a convention in San Francisco that it was opening an office in the Cambridge office market. This office will be located in Kendall Square at the Cambridge Innovation Center and will serve as the United States headquarters for the company and its work in the sciences and pharmaceuticals areas of development. This facility will be focused on licensing activities. According to Biose, their focus is to create biotherapeutic products that improve human health. This company was created more than 50 years ago and has been a solid player in Europe, South America,...

Brammer Bio Is Expanding in the Lexington Office Market

Brammer Bio, a new firm that was created when a Florida life sciences company merged with a Lexington company is changing the face of life sciences in the Boston area. This new biopharmaceutical firm has established its corporate headquarters in the Lexington office market, as well as increasing the amount of phase III work that can be accomplished here. Brammer Bio, LLC has leased the 50,000 plus square foot building at 45 Hartwell Avenue which is owned by Duffy Properties of Waltham, Massachusetts. This spring, Brammer announced it had merged with Florida Biologix to create a new LLC focused on...

Threat Stack’s New Headquarters Will Spur Boston Office Market Growth

Ask anyone around town about the state of the Boston office market and they'll likely say that it is running like a well-oiled machine. The area received even more good news this past week when Threat Stack, a trailblazer in compliance management and cloud security, announced the signing of an agreement with Synergy Investments for an expanded downtown office space. Company executives made the decision to expand in the Boston office market in an effort to provide enough space for its ever-growing ranks of employees. Threat Stack representatives have stated that they will likely add between 40 and 70 new...

Nordblom Development Co. Plans to Expand its Presence in the Boston Office Market

The Boston office market continues its hot streak with the announcement that developer Nordblom Development Co. will soon expand its existing offices. Nordblom representatives have estimated that the expansion project will provide 300 construction jobs and a whopping 1,500 permanent positions in the Boston office market. How We Learned of the News Nordblom executives filed a project notification form with the Boston Redevelopment Authority back on May 26. This form pertained to the company's project at 321 Harrison Ave. in the southern end of Boston. Nordblom filed the project notification form as a representative of 1000 W. Acquisitions, LLC. Nordblom...

Burlington Office Market to Receive Boost with Demandware Expansion

Demandware (NYSE: DWRE) is widely considered to be a Burlington office market darling. The company recently announced that it will expand its headquarters in the Burlington office market by 55 percent. The news broke in the wake of Demandware's admission that it will be acquired of San Francisco-based tech stalwart Salesforce. Salesforce already has an office located at 500 Boylston St. that serves as home base for 300 employees. The presence of this local office likely played a major part in the decision to expand Demandware's Massachusetts footprint. Investors and members of the media learned of the company's plans to...