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Peter Montesanto

Reinventing Retail In The Age Of Amazon

In a fast-changing retail landscape, shopping centers’ challenge is to remain frequent destinations. Particularly in the suburbs, that often involves a “de-malling” strategy – tearing down interior space and replacing it with stores with direct entrances.

Walpole Park South

Hot Property

The property offers direct frontage on Route 1, easy access both north and south and a wealth of area amenities including nearby Patriot Place. These first-class, all-block construction buildings provide a variety of space options that range from 5,000 square feet up to 100,000 square feet. The buildings have generous clear heights, excellent infrastructure including town sewer, and substantial tailboard and drive-in loading.

75 Moulton St. Cambridge

Davis Cos. Rolls Out New Alewife Lab Space

Boston-based Davis Cos. is nearing completion of a 37,500-square-foot lab and R&D building at Fresh Pond Technology Park in Cambridge’s Alewife section, the first of two projects in the neighborhood designed to lure life science companies.

The Auerbach Center At New Balance World Headquarters

Hot Property: April 17, 2017

NB Development Group has established itself as one of the city’s most dynamic ownership groups by positioning Boston Landing as the city’s new western gateway. The vision of Boston Landing as not just an office setting but a health, wellness and fitness area for residents and tenants took a major step forward with the Celtics joining the Boston Bruins and New Balance global headquarters.

Massport Summer Street hotel

Massport Hotel Plan Is Back To Where It Started

After three years of fits and starts while development has covered vacant parcels in the surrounding neighborhood, Massport has selected a consortium of developers to build a 1,054-room hotel on Summer Street opposite the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.

Winthrop Square Great Hall

BPDA Skeptical About ‘Great Hall’ At Winthrop Square Tower

As the Boston Planning and Development Agency moves to the next step in its review of the controversial project on the Winthrop Square garage site at 115 Federal St., it’s indicating skepticism about whether the 12,000-square-foot public hall running between Federal and Devonshire streets would provide sufficient public amenities.