Office Envy: A Map to Navigate the Massive HQ of PTC in the Seaport

In a seven-story office, “Where are you?” is a frequent question By Lucia Maffei – February 19, 2019     Things didn’t look like this in Needham, for sure. After 18 years in the greater Boston area, industrial software maker PTC – one of the biggest software companies in Massachusetts, with more than $1 billion in revenue and…

PTC Yolks Its Fortunes to Seaport’s ‘Egg’ Building

By Steve Adams | Banker & Tradesman Staff | Feb 1, 2019   Skanska took a chance with a nontraditional design for its speculative 121 Seaport office tower, developing an oval-shaped building that stands out from most of the South Boston waterfront’s boxy architecture. The unorthodox approach was a selling point for PTC, a Needham-based…

Hot Property: Cresa Offices

What: Cresa offices  Where: 280 Congress St., Boston  Built: 2018  Owner: Boston Properties  The Boston offices of tenant representation brokerage Cresa have relocated to Atlantic Wharf on the downtown waterfront.  Cresa hired Boston-based architects TRIA to provide interior architecture and corporate design services, creating an open and collaborative workspace that maximizes natural light and offers commanding Boston Harbor views.  Glass-fronted offices and clusters of low-walled…

How to Right-Size Your Office Space

By Amy Braun and Barry Dube Commercial Office Facilities Spaces that are the right size can increase productivity, boost employee satisfaction, and attract and retain talent. Office spaces are changing. As market demands and shifting work styles drive companies to re-think the traditional office, facility managers are helping their firms discover many benefits beyond trimming…

Tenant Fit-Out Team Named for PTC Headquarters

Needham-based tech company PTC has selected a team to oversee its tenant fit-out as it prepares to relocate to a new headquarters in Boston’s Seaport District. Cresa’s project management team will oversee PTC’s buildout and relocation to the new 250,000-square-foot offices at 121 Seaport in early 2019. Boston-based Margulies Perruzzi Architects will provide and architectural…

Cresa Oversees Corporate Relocation of NextShift Robotics

BOSTON—Cresa’s Boston office recently structured a five-year lease agreement for 22,450 SF at the Cross River Center in Lowell, MA for NextShift Robotics, a provider of robotics systems for e-commerce order fulfillment and cellular manufacturing. The new location will house its corporate office as well as its Robotics Test Center where their engineers will manufacture…