Boston-based Ori Inc. has big ambitions for its robotic furniture systems, which combine entertainment, home office, storage and sleep spaces in a single collapsible component.
As the head of residential lending at Leader Bank from 2010 to 2015, Patrick Boyaggi was responsible for close to 30,000 transactions worth over $11 million.
The growth of mobile tech for commercial real estate and demand for communal amenities prompted Boston-based HqO to adopt a new business model this spring.
Since launching in 2014, Stage Point has lent more than $40 million to 120 local investors, most of whom are contractors, to help them renovate over 250 single and multifamily homes. Banker & Tradesman caught up with Bart Quillen, Stage Point Capital’s COO, to discuss the fund and its progress.
Wood Partners broke ground in April on the 196-unit Alta Union House, a $160 million apartment complex and downtown Framingham’s largest residential development in four decades. Jim Lambert heads the company’s Greater Boston offices,
Eastern Bank has tapped Deborah Jackson to lead its board of directors, marking the first time in the bank’s 200-year history that a woman will lead the board, and only the second time that a person of color has held the position.
The start of 2018 marked a homecoming for Christopher Curley as he rejoined Boston-based NAI Hunneman as executive vice president in its leasing and advisory services team.
Paul Ayoub, a partner in the real estate department at the Boston-based law firm Nutter, has been named as the incoming chairman of the board of directors of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. His tenure begins July 1.
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.
Angie O’Donnell spent decades working at banks all over the world, from Hong Kong to Zurich. Now she’s on the other side, coaching executives as a principal and founder of 3D Leadership Group, a high-level, global coaching company.
Earlier this year, Wendell Davis became the new regional administrator for the New England region of the U.S. Small Business Administration, where he oversees the management of capital, contracting and counseling programs to the 1.4 million businesses in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts
Martine Taylor took a job as a receptionist after earning a degree in family studies; she thought she’d go back and get a master’s degree in social work, but never did. She’s spent most of her professional life in the nonprofit sector
Whether a fire or a power outage or a data breach, Tracy Hall has been helping banks prepare for and get ahead of disasters for more than two decades.
he midst of a deep regional recession wasn’t the best time to be looking for a job in commercial real estate: That was the message that Dennis Clarke got when he cold-called Woburn-based Cummings Properties
Bopha Malone came to work at Enterprise Bank through her interaction with the bank’s founder and current executive chairman George Duncan. After graduating from college, Malone wrote a grant proposal to spend a year in Cambodia to learn about her native culture, and Duncan and his family helped
After studying history, architecture and economics, David Dixon discovered his talent for design by chance and has been following that passion ever since. He’s won numerous awards for his planning and architecture work and has written several books; he co-edited the recently released “Suburban Remix: Creating the Next Generation of Urban Places.” The book is written for anyone who lives in, works in or cares about the future of real estate in suburban America, he said. More recently, he’s been following his newfound passion, spending time with his 4-year-old grandson, Giacomo.
Bob Rivers enters his second year as chairman and CEO of Eastern Bank after a packed year in the banking industry that saw a number of developments including the recent passage of tax reform.
After working as a journalist for many years after college, Shel Toplitt left the field to study law, becoming a litigator and university professor. He taught journalism and media law in Greater Boston for two decades before becoming a Realtor last year.
Copley Wolf Design Group has a hand in designing green spaces and outdoor gathering spots at many of Greater Boston’s multifamily developments and office building updates. Sean Sanger joined the Boston-based landscape architecture firm in 2000 and was named a principal in 2012. The firm is participating in such projects as redevelopment of the Mary Ellen McCormack housing complex in South Boston and Davis Cos.’ Alewife Research Center life science complex in Cambridge. In Boston’s North End, it’s leading the restoration of a garden and installation of a glass and water feature at the Old North Church. Last year, Copley Wolff relocated and expanded its headquarters from 160 Boylston St. to 10 Post Office Square in the Financial District.
Janis Mamayek works with developers to unlock the potential of existing buildings in her role as head of the “Renew” practice at Boston-based ICON Architecture. The firm designed the Distillery North apartments in South Boston, using passive house techniques to maximize sustainability and reduce energy consumption 60 percent from conventional construction, and recently completed an assessment of more than 40 municipal buildings in Cambridge.
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