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  • Repurposing Industrial Property Roofs with Solar Panels

    Photo by: The Boston Globe With vacancy rates as high as 8.0% for industrial properties in the Boston commercial real estate market, many have been searching for a way to keep their businesses out of the red. One of the new innovations as of late is the re-purposing of industrial building’s roofs for solar panel […]


  • Boston Industrial Market Q1 2015

    In the first quarter of 2015, the Boston industrial market showed minimal change from Q4 of 2014. The vacancy rate stayed the same in both quarters, at 8.0%; however, that number was down from Q3 of 2014, where the vacancy rate was at 8.3%. The overall vacancy rate for flex and warehouse projects went down, […]


  • Boston Office Market Q1 2015

    The Boston office market finished the first quarter of 2015 in an overall positive standing. It concluded the quarter with vacancy rates averaging at 9.1%, not a significant change from the previous quarter of 9.2%, however, vacancy rates have been consistently decreasing among all types of office spaces, i.e. Class A, Class b, and Class […]


  • Solar Energy & What It Can Mean For Your Property

    photo by:http://blog.ucsusa.org/solar-power-blooms-across-the-country-121 As the world is pushing for more ecologically-friendly energy sources, the people of Boston are responding by increasing clean, renewable, and sustainable energy sources, such as solar energy panels. Solar energy panels work because of the photo-voltaic process, which is a chemical phenomenon that occurs when an electrical charge, or voltage, is generated […]


  • Farm-to-Table Restaurants Becoming the New Neighborhood Eatery

    photo by: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/a-farm-to-table-restaurant-with-organic-appeal.html Farm-to-table is the new trend, and Boston’s restaurant scene has really picked up on it. From sourcing ingredients from local food vendors and becoming a true part of the neighborhood, farm-to-table restaurants are receiving tremendous success right now. Most of these farm-to-table restaurants have an atmosphere different from any other type of […]


  • We Dance With The Beat Of The Economy

    In the past decade, the commercial real estate industry has been going through its ups and downs. From 2000 to 2010, large numbers of commercial real estate companies had been showing up but the industry revenue didn’t catch up with the speed of increasing companies. Then the winter came with the economic recession, busted the […]


  • Healthier Economy Brings Better Business Opportunities

      The Business Monitor International upgraded their 2014 real GDP growth forecast from 2.7% to 2.8% with growth set to average 2.4% per year from 2013-2018. Our economy is recovering. With a growing external trade demand from the key US trade partners, including Canada, Mexico and the United Kingdom, both the industrial and office segments […]


  • Government Center Station Closure

    The easiest and most efficient way to commute around and in the Boston area is by riding the T. It is a common use of transportation that many citizens use. The “T” has stations all throughout Boston and in neighboring areas. A nub on the T, connecting the Blue and Green Lines is Government Center […]


  • Kendall Square Startup – CoUrbanize

    A new Kendall Square startup, coUrbanize, creates websites which serve as a meeting place to hold community project and development discussions. This “has become a player in Cambridge civic life” according to Cambridge Daily. coUrbanize recently took a look at “bankification” in Harvard Square and Central squares and compared the number of banks to cafes. […]


  • Kendall Apartment Tower with Garden New and Improved

    When in Boston the constant bustling of all surroundings can be overbearing at times. If you’re looking for a peaceful place to relax, or if you’re a nature loving individual you can come appreciate some of the beauties in life with The Kendall Apartment Tower connected to a garage with a spacious rooftop garden. Anyone […]


  • “Smoke This” Ribfest caps off eventful Boston weekend

    This past Sunday, two blocks of Cambridge Street were closed off to make way for the 4th annual “Smoke This” Ribfest, sponsored by the East Cambridge Business Association. As a longstanding member of the ECBA, several of us at ABG donated our afternoon to volunteer at this lively and taste-bud-friendly event. The event went off without […]


  • In Vitro Biomedical Testing Facility Coming to Malden

    Peter Mayfield of ABG Realty recently represented the seller in the transaction of 389 Main Street in Malden for $385,500. Thayer Morgan of Century 21 represented the property’s buyer, In Vitro ADMET Laboratories LLC. 7,236 square feet of office and lab space was sold to the Maryland-based pharma company. In Vitro offers products and contract […]