Compact Living Pilot Addresses Boston Housing Crisis

In dense, urban cities like Boston “affordable” and “housing” are rarely used in the same sentence. Young professionals, empty nesters, and couples planning to start a family are faced with moving outside the city limits to find a place that fits their budget and belongings. Two years ago, another option emerged in Boston designed to…

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Strategies For Reopening During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Healthcare facilities should rethink technology usage, entrance/exit layouts, and waiting room strategies as they start bringing back elective and non-critical care. By John Fowler Across the country, we are seeing numerous changes at healthcare facilities as they reopen for elective and non-critical care while still addressing potential surge capacity issues related to COVID-19. One of…

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Lessons Learned from Healthcare Design for the Post-COVID Workplace

  By Jason Costello and Janet Morra, Margulies Perruzzi Entering the office post-quarantine will be like entering the hospital – workers will be admitted only after they are determined to be fever and symptom free. Once inside, they will avoid contamination, touching as few surfaces as possible, staying six feet apart from others, and making…

Mass. Property Management Firm Selects Broker for Waltham Campus Development

highprofile | March 5, 2019 Waltham, MA – Hobbs Brook Management LLC, a commercial property management and development firm specializing in leasing, construction and development of Class A office space, announced that it has selected JLL as the exclusive broker for 225 Wyman St., a 500,000+ square foot new office and lab development on their…

Using Lean 3P Planning to Implement Operational Change in Healthcare Settings

by Jason Costello and John Fowler Just as healthcare delivery is evolving through new patient-provider approaches and transformative technology, so is the design of healthcare facilities rapidly advancing by the use of Lean process improvement methods. Lean in healthcare has focused on continuous, incremental improvement of existing processes that were primarily concerned with the operational aspects…