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Lauren Michaels
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 of the real estate organization’s WULI initiative, that empowers and connects women in real estate, Solomon McCown CEO Helene Solomon joined over 150 women as...
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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 Carlock. The expert panel featuring Goulston & Storrs Real Estate Group Partner and Co-Chair Debbie Horwitz, Skanska USA Commercial Development CEO and President Shawn Hurley, WonderGroup Real Estate Development Developer Jacqueline...
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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 transactions. In a never-ending news cycle with countless channels of social and traditional media online, PR professionals have to possess another skill which can be...
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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 lack neighborhood feel.” The other is more optimistic and patient when it comes to Seaport’s potential. The debate about the Seaport District always makes me...
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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 Briggs, Managing Principal, Epsilon Associates; Leslie Cohen, Principal & EVP Development, Samuels & Associates; Kerri Olson Hawkins First Vice President, CBRE New England; and Kimberly...
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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 Real Estate Development Competition. Participants were given less than a week to complete a comprehensive proposal to acquire and redevelop a site located in the...
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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 main reasons I love Boston so much is because it’s a walking city. I love walking everywhere. I live near North Station – a 15-20...
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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. As someone who walks through City Hall Plaza on my morning commute, the space currently serves as a direct (and ugly) cut-through from Cambridge Street...
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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 at One Greenway in Chinatown, and National Development broke ground on Ink Block at the former Boston Herald site earlier this spring. As Boston enters 2014,...
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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 177 Milk Street in Boston. We recently connected Building Impact CEO Diana Brennan with Banker & Tradesman real estate reporter Steve Adams to talk about...
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