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25 Thomson

Hot Property: 25 Thomson Place

25 Thomson is highly competitive in the Boston market and has been effectively positioned as an ideal place for growing tech-based companies in the city’s hottest neighborhood.

Assembly Row

Assembly Row Growing Pains Strain Parking

Somerville’s Assembly Row is straining against the limits of its parking capacity as MBTA riders take advantage of 2,100 spaces near the 3-year-old Orange Line station, while shoppers check out 20 new shops and restaurants opening this year. “It was a free-for-all for anyone and everyone coming to Assembly Row, including people jumping on the Orange Line and working in Boston for eight hours,” said David Middleton, Assembly Row’s assistant general manager.

Hot Property: 300 Apollo Drive

It’s our goal to create a community that our tenants leverage to attract and retain the finest employees in the tech industry. Our current leasing success, at market-leading rents, further validates that we are on the right path for tenants needing 3,000-30,000 square feet.

Jit Kee Chin

A Big-Picture View of Construction through Data

After nearly 10 years with consultants McKinsey & Co. in London and Boston, Jit Kee Chin joined Suffolk last year as its chief data officer. The California Institute of Technology and MIT grad works with Suffolk’s innovation and strategy teams to get a big-picture view of construction projects.


Personnel Churn Continues in CRE Brokerages

Business card printers could be working overtime this spring as personnel changes continue to roil Boston’s commercial real estate brokerages. In the wake of the mass exodus of 48 former Transwestern brokers to CBRE/New England in February, rivals are lining up to recruit top producers and bolster leasing and sales teams.