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Newmark Brokers $180M Sale of Cambridge Highlands Office, R&D Campus in Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE, MASS. — Newmark has brokered the $180 million sale of Cambridge Highlands, a 228,592-square-foot office and R&D campus located on a 9.7-acre site in the greater Boston area. The four-building campus serves as the headquarters of Raytheon BBN Technologies, a division of global aerospace and defense giant Raytheon. Robert Griffin, Edward Maher, Matthew Pullen, Michael Byrne, Samantha Hallowell and Thomas Greeley of Newmark represented the seller, New York-based Clarion Partners, …

Leggat McCall, Granite Underway on 475,000 SF Redevelopment Project Near Boston

EAST CAMBRIDGE, MASS. — A partnership between Leggat McCall Properties and Granite Properties is underway on the redevelopment of a former courthouse building located at 40 Thorndike St. in East Cambridge. The redevelopment will add 48 affordable housing apartments, as well as office and retail space and a childcare facility. Elkus Manfredi Architects is designing the project, and John Moriarty & Associates is serving as the general contractor. JLL arranged construction financing through …

Marcus & Millichap Brokers $9.7M Sale of Retail Asset Leased to Lowe’s in Abington, Massachusetts

ABINGTON, MASS. — Marcus & Millichap has brokered the $9.7 million sale of a 102,000-square-foot retail asset located at 400 Bedford St. in Abington, located south of Boston. The property is leased to Lowe’s Home Improvement. Jim Koury and Alex Quinn of Marcus & Millichap represented the seller and procured the buyer, both of which requested anonymity, in the

JLL Brokers Sale of 47,915 SF Industrial Property in Malden, Massachusetts

MALDEN, MASS. — JLL has brokered the sale of a 47,915-square-foot light industrial property in Malden, located north of Boston. Originally built in 1958, the facility was fully leased at the time of sale to Enjet Aero, a provider of custom turbine and jet engine components.  JLL represented the seller, Eastern Real Estate, in the transaction. Michael Restivo and Jonathon Schneider of JLL arranged a five-year, fixed-rate acquisition loan through Middlesex Savings Bank on behalf of the buyer, …

RPT Realty to Purchase Grocery-Anchored Shopping Center in Metro Boston for $131.5M

DEDHAM, MASS. — RPT Realty (NYSE: RPT) is under contract to purchase a 510,000-square-foot, grocery-anchored shopping center in Dedham near Boston for $131.5 million. Stop & Shop is the anchor tenant. Other tenants at the property, which is nearly 92 percent occupied, include TJ Maxx, Dick's Sporting Goods, Starbucks and Chipotle. The acquisition is expected to close in the fourth quarter. R2G Venture LLC, RPT's joint venture platform focused on grocery-anchored assets, will be utilized …

M2G Group Nears Completion of 38-Unit Apartment Project in East Boston

BOSTON — Developer MG2 Group is nearing completion of 319 & Park, a 38-unit apartment project in East Boston. The luxury rental community will feature one-, two- and three-bedroom units with stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, slab cabinetry and hardwood flooring. Private outdoor spaces will also be available in select units. Elevated Cos. is leasing the property. Full completion is slated for early

Avison Young Negotiates 18,600 SF Headquarters Lease in Metro Boston

BILLERICA, MASS. — Avison Young has negotiated an 18,600-square-foot office headquarters lease for pharmaceutical and biotech research firm PureHoney Technologies at 3 Federal Street in Billerica, a northwestern suburb of Boston. Kirk Weller and Jason Levendusky of Avison Young represented the tenant, which will relocate from 44 Manning Road in the fourth quarter, in the lease negotiations. Brian Tisbert of JLL represented the landlord, Rhino

Dacon Completes 19,000 SF Office Renovation Project in Waltham, Massachusetts

WALTHAM, MASS. — Design-build firm Dacon Corp. has completed a 19,000-square-foot office renovation project in the western Boston suburb of Waltham. The building will serve as the new headquarters of Mass Electric Construction, a locally based firm founded in 1928. As part of the project, Dacon replaced closed-off wall partitions with glass-walled offices and conference rooms and built collaborative areas along the reception area and amid employee

PCCP Provides $39.8M Loan for Refinancing of Metro Boston Life Sciences, Office Portfolio

WATERTOWN AND NEWTON, MASS. — PCCP LLC has provided a $39.8 million loan for the refinancing of a portfolio of three life sciences and creative office buildings totaling 124,946 square feet in Watertown and Newton, two western suburbs of Boston. The two Watertown properties were built in the 1940s and total 43,344 square feet. The Newton property was constructed in 1900, renovated in 2017 and consists of 81,602 square feet. The borrower, Massachusetts-based KS Partners LLC, will use a portion …

Bozzuto, Atlantic Development Complete 218-Unit Multifamily Project in Metro Boston

NORTH QUINCY, MASS. — A partnership between Maryland-based developer Bozzuto and Atlantic Development has completed a 218-unit multifamily project at 285 Hancock St. in North Quincy, located south of Boston. The project represents Phase I of The Abby, a transit-served community that will ultimately consist of 610 apartments across three buildings and 50,000 square feet of retail space, the bulk of which is preleased to Target. Construction of the second phase, which will consist of 137 units …

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