Articles Posted in the " Financial District " Category

  • What are customers expecting from the coffee house

    1. A coffee house that matches with consumers’ lifestyles. If your sweet spot is located in an area crowded with colleges and offices, make a little effort to make the place comfortable for working and socializing. If your sweet spot is located in an area with significant high foot and car traffic, give some thought […]

  • 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 […]

  • Q2 Trends: Financial District Offices Filling Up

    The amount of available office space in Boston’s Financial District has reached a five-year-low. While much of this can be credited to the ongoing economic recovery, brokers attribute the rebound to the influx of companies moving downtown. With limited available space and rents still as high as $50 per square foot in Kendall Square and […]

  • Coverys Takes Office Space in South Station

    Liability insurance provider Coverys announced that as part of their expansion, they are relocating their Boston headquarters to One Financial Center in South Station. Coverys signed a 15-year lease for 60,000 square feet of office space in the 46-story, 1.3-million-square-foot tower. The company currently occupies 49,000 square feet at 101 Arch Street. They are expected […]

  • Bonjour, Pret A Manger!

    French inspired British sandwich chain Pret A Manger is set to open its first two stores in Boston this week. The first store, located in the Financial District at 185 Franklin Street, opens November 14th. The second, located in the Back Bay at 507 Boylston Street, opens on the 15th.   The chain, which was […]

  • PayPal’s Boston office to relocate this year

    PayPal is relocating from its 27,000 square-foot North Station office to a newly renovated 65,000 square-foot space in the Financial District. The space, located at International Place, will more than double PayPal’s current space and includes space for at least 5 local startups. David Chang, COO of PayPal’s Boston operations, says the company will make […]