A merger between the second and sixth largest employers in Massachusetts’ all-important life science industry typically would cause indigestion in commercial real estate and economic development circles.
Boston had the third-strongest office market absorption in the U.S. during the second quarter, reflecting e-commerce firm Wayfair’s big expansion in the Back Bay and continued growth of the co-working sector.
Diplomat Specialty Infusion Group is expanding in Woburn following a renovation of its new 11,000-square-foot location by Vantage Builders of Waltham.
Duffy Properties’ 78 Blanchard Road in Burlington has lined up five new office tenants, leaving just 15,000 square feet available in the 113,159-square-foot office building.
Bunker Hill Community College has completed relocation of its Chelsea campus with the execution of a 25,000-square-foot lease at 70 Everett Ave.
Bay Cove Human Services has leased 26,000 square feet at CuraHealth Hospital in Stoughton for its addiction services program. The program was until 2014 located on Boston’s Long Island.
Lisciotti Development has obtained $33.5 million in financing for Orchard Hill Park, a 190,000-square-foot power center in Leominster.