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

    photo by: 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 […]

  • Major Companies Creating Steady Value to Kendall Square Market

    Office space in Cambridge is always in great demand. The overall vacancy rate of office market in Cambridge declined from 10.8% in 2012 to 9.0% in 2013. According to the Greater Boston Market Viewpoint Report conducted by Colliers International, the direct asking rent for Class A and Class B office in East Cambridge have both […]

  • Green Line Extension, Bitter or Sweet?

    President Obama released the budget of $100 million in federal fiscal year 2015 supporting the MBTA (Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority) Green Line Extension project (GLX) which benefits the economy and environment of Somerville and Medford communities in the upcoming several years. “The Green Line Extension offers Somerville and the region both economic justice and environmental […]

  • 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 […]

  • Cambridge Attracting More History Fans and Commercial Investors

    Waiting for the new episode of the True Detective or Once Upon a Time? Consider yourself a mystery, history or architecture fan? Stretch your legs and get ready to explore the fascinating historical Cambridge Common Historic District on a sunny morning. The Cambridge Common Historic District is a historic district located in one of the […]

  • “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 […]

  • Ipsen Pharmaceuticals moving R&D to Cambridge

    France-based pharmaceutical company Ipsen recently announced that it will be relocating its research and development facility from Milford to East Cambridge. Following the trend of big biotech and pharma companies planning the move to Cambridge, Ipsen signed a long-term lease for 62,600 square feet of lab and office space at 650 Kendall Street in Kendall Square. […]

  • Biogen aims to foster collaboration with new Cambridge HQ

    Last month, we blogged about how corporate culture is changing, thanks to the influence of a new generation of employees. It turns out millennials are not the only ones in favor of centralized locations and “open space” office designs. Leadership at companies such as Biogen Idec recognized the merits of this new layout and have […]

  • An Update on Cambridge Construction

    There are currently 2.5 million square feet under construction in the city of Cambridge. From Central Square to East Cambridge, commercial real estate development is thriving. A great deal of this construction consists of lab space for tech and pharmaceutical companies. One reason for this is the Commonwealth is looking to take advantage of the talent […]

  • NorthPoint set to begin construction

    In less than a week from now, the massive redevelopment project of NorthPoint will take a major step forward. The ceremonial groundbreaking of one of the project’s apartment towers is scheduled for Wednesday May 29th. Located on a 45-acre parcel of land in Cambridge at the edge of the Charles River, the property is expected […]

  • Update: Kendall Square development

    The redevelopment of Kendall Square has received zoning approval from the city of East Cambridge. The 26 acres owned by MIT have been rezoned and construction will likely transform the area into a center for innovation. The approval Monday allows the construction of two 300-foot-high buildings—provided that any space above 250 feet is residential. On […]