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SM& CEO Helene Solomon at WLI Speakeasy, An Evening of Curated Conversations

October 12, 2018 In Real Estate Leave a comment

This year’s annual ULI Fall Meeting brought thousands of bright minds across industries and the country to learn about national and local trends affecting today’s real estate market. As part

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Key Takeaways from Boston Business Journal Breakfast: Real Estate Market Cautious, Not Nervous

August 16, 2016 In Real Estate Leave a comment

The Boston Business Journal recently re-launched its impactful panel series. Our team had the pleasure of attending its second event – Real Estate: What’s Ahead in a Red Hot Market, moderated by BBJ Real Estate Editor Catherine

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Accurate PR & the Ongoing News Cycle

June 10, 2016 In Public Relations Leave a comment

Public Relations has evolved in the digital age but, at times, old school tactics such as press releases are one of the best avenues to take when announcing real estate

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Cut Boston’s Seaport Some Slack

November 18, 2015 In Real Estate Leave a comment

There are two schools of thought when it comes to the Seaport District in Boston. One is perfectly captured in a recent Boston Globe headline “Some residents worry Seaport will

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NAIOP’s 6th Annual Women of Influence Luncheon

November 3, 2015 In Real Estate Leave a comment

I had the pleasure of attending NAIOP’s 6th Annual Women of Influence Luncheon with an outstanding panel featuring Sarah Abrams, Senior Vice President, Corporate Real Estate at Iron Mountain; Peggy

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SM&: On The CASE

April 10, 2015 In SM& Team Comments Off on SM&: On The CASE

Last night, my colleague Kelly Smith and I had the pleasure of attending the final round of the MIT Center for Real Estate Alumni Association’s Sixth Annual “The CASE” International

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Boston Embraces Reputation as America’s Walking City

March 20, 2015 In Real Estate Comments Off on Boston Embraces Reputation as America’s Walking City

I’ve always found the news around parking in Boston somewhat entertaining – I have lived in Boston for nearly a decade and have no intention of leaving. One of the

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SM& Reimagines City Hall Plaza

March 16, 2015 In Real Estate Comments Off on SM& Reimagines City Hall Plaza

The Boston Globe recently reported on Mayor Walsh’s “request for ideas” to enliven City Hall Plaza, the 200,000-square-foot brick field that surrounds City Hall and leaves little to be desired.

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Happy New Year (through a Real Estate lens)

December 21, 2014 In Real Estate Comments Off on Happy New Year (through a Real Estate lens)

In 2013, Boston experienced its fair share of new and exciting construction and development projects and milestones in all corners of the city. New Boston Fund and ACDC broke ground

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Happy Thanksgiving – and a friendly reminder to give back!

November 26, 2014 In Corporate, Executive Comments Off on Happy Thanksgiving – and a friendly reminder to give back!

One holiday season, SM& made fleece for young children in need thanks to Building Impact. Above is a photo of SM& employees holding the finished product inside their office at

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