Boston Lands Among Top 3 Office Markets in Q2

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.

No Let-Up Seen In Office and Lab Demand

After recent high-profile office leases by Amazon, Rapid7 and Alexion Pharmaceuticals in recent months, numerous companies remain in the hunt for big blocks of space in Boston and Cambridge.

Wayfair Seeks Big Expansion In Back Bay

After expanding to a new 275,000-square-foot headquarters in Boston’s Back Bay last year, online furniture retailer Wayfair is back in the market for up to 150,000 square feet of additional office space. Wayfair has indicated a preference to grow in Back Bay, according to real estate sources. The company has more than 2,000 employees...

Wayfair To Build 900K SF Warehouse In Kentucky

Boston-based online furniture retailer Wayfair has signed a 900,000-square-foot lease for a new distribution center that will be built in northern Kentucky. The facility is being developed in Erlanger, Kentucky’s LogistiCenter at 275 by a joint venture of Dermody Properties and Hillwood Investment Properties on a 52-acre site next to Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport....

As Wayfair Departs, Boston’s 177 Huntington Ave. Gets A Facelift

Adding a lobby-level Caffe Strega by restaurant operator Varano Group is the latest makeover evident at 177 Huntington Ave. as Boston-based Beacon Capital Partners modernizes the 26-story office tower for the next generation of tenants. Online furniture retailer Wayfair will vacate 95,000 square feet on the 12 top floors when it moves to Copley...