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Diversified Healthcare Trust Sells Stake in Boston Life Sciences Complex for $108M

BOSTON — Diversified Healthcare Trust (NASDAQ: DHC) has sold a 10 percent equity interest in a two-building life sciences complex located at 11 Fan Pier and 50 Northern Ave. in Boston’s Seaport District for $108 million. The property comprises two 15-story buildings with a combined 1.1 million square feet of lab, office and retail space. The locally based REIT, which still owns another 10 percent stake, sold its interest to an existing joint venture partner that now owns 45 percent of the …

Eastern Union Arranges $39M Agency Loan for Refinancing of Multifamily Property in Sunderland, Massachusetts

SUNDERLAND, MASS. — New York-based Eastern Union has arranged a $39 million Fannie Mae loan for the refinancing of The Cliffside Apartments, a 280-unit multifamily property in Sunuderland, located in the central part of Massachusetts. The property was built in 1976 and offers one-, two-, three- and four-bedroom units, as well as townhouses, with an average size of 532 square feet. Michael Muller of Eastern Union arranged the floating-rate loan on behalf of the undisclosed borrower as part of …

Bayer Opens $140M Research, Innovation Center in Boston’s Kendall Square

BOSTON — German pharmaceutical giant Bayer has opened a $140 million research and innovation center within Kendall Square, located on the Boston-Cambridge border. About 100 employees will work at the two-story, 61,200-square-foot facility, which houses a molecular oncology research center with labs and offices. In addition, the center employs a newly established research team focused on leveraging chemical biology techniques to further propel the company’s oncology drug development

CBRE Brokers $59.2M Sale of Orchard Apartments in Marlborough, Massachusetts

MARLBOROUGH, MASS. — CBRE has brokered the $59.2 million sale of The Orchard Apartments, a 156-unit multifamily community located in the western Boston suburb of Marlborough. Built in 2002, the property comprises 17 two- and three-story buildings that house lofts, one- and two-bedroom units with an average size of 1,121 square feet. Amenities include a pool, fitness center and a clubhouse. Simon Butler, Biria St. John and John McLaughlin of CBRE represented the seller, an affiliate of metro …

Greystar Underway on 465,000 SF Life Sciences Project in Somerville, Massachusetts

SOMERVILLE, MASS. — South Carolina-based developer Greystar is underway on vertical construction of 74 Middlesex Avenue, a 465,000-square-foot life sciences project in Somerville, a northern suburb of Boston. The site is located within the Assembly Square mixed-use district. Designed by Elkus Manfredi Architects, the transit-oriented, 15-story building will feature ground-floor retail space, a health and wellness center, conference rooms and a 2,000-square-foot rooftop deck. Completion is …

CBRE Brokers $35.2M Sale of Apartment Complex in Westwood, Massachusetts

WESTWOOD, MASS. — CBRE has brokered the $35.2 million sale of Residences at Highland Glen, a 102-unit apartment complex in Westwood, a southwestern suburb of Boston. Constructed in 2006, the age-restricted property comprises two four-story buildings with one- and two-bedroom units, 60 of which were recently renovated. Amenities include a fitness center and a clubroom. Simon Butler, Biria St. John, John McLaughlin, Aron Will and John Sweeny of CBRE represented the locally based seller, …

Eastern Union Arranges $44.8M Agency Loan for Refinancing of Multifamily Property in Amherst, Massachusetts

AMHERST, MASS. — New York-based Eastern Union has arranged a $44.8 million Fannie Mae loan for the refinancing of The Boulders, a 256-unit multifamily property in Amherst, located in the central part of Massachusetts. The market-rate property was built in 1974 and offers two-bedroom units with an average size of 844 square feet. Michael Muller of Eastern Union arranged the floating-rate loan, which carries four years of interest-only payments on behalf of the undisclosed borrower. Newmark …

CBRE Brokers $96.3M Sale of Apartment Complex in Charlestown, Massachusetts

CHARLESTOWN, MASS. — CBRE has brokered the $96.3 million sale of The Graphic Lofts, a 171-unit apartment complex in the Sullivan Square neighborhood of Charlestown, a northern suburb of Boston. Built in 2019, the property houses studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom units with an average size of 843 square feet, as well as 5,723 square feet of retail space. Amenities include a fitness center, coffee bar, game room, community kitchen and a rooftop deck with grilling stations. Simon Butler, …

LPC, Angelo Gordon Break Ground on 120,600 SF Spec Industrial Project in Metro Boston

MARLBOROUGH, MASS. — A partnership between Dallas-based Lincoln Property Co. (LPC) and New York-based alternative investment firm Angelo Gordon has broken ground on a 120,600-square-foot industrial project in the western Boston suburb of Marlborough. The speculative facility will feature a clear height of 32 feet and 10 loading docks. ARCO National Construction is the general contractor for the project, and LPC will also handle leasing. Completion is slated for the second quarter of

CBRE Brokers $26.2M Sale-Leaseback of Two Honda Dealerships in Central Massachusetts

AUBURN AND GREENFIELD, MASS. — CBRE has brokered the $26.2 million sale of the Lundgren Honda dealerships located in the Central Massachusetts cities of Auburn and Greenfield. The Auburn property was built in 2012 and spans 55,870 square feet. The Greenfield property was constructed in 2005 and totals 12,807 square feet. The family-owned and -operated dealership and its affiliate real estate company, Lundgren Equity Partners, sold the sites to Pennsylvania-based Legacy Automotive Capital. …

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