4 Steps for Planning Solar Power Canopies in Parking Areas

By Kevin Casey and Bradley Cardoso The benefits extend beyond energy production. Thoughtfully designed solar canopies reduce winter maintenance and give parking areas a distinctive presence. Part 1 The adoption of solar technology offers a substantial opportunity to make a meaningful reduction in a building’s carbon footprint while also having significant economic benefits and enhancing…

Boston Real Estate Times

Hobbs Brook to Construct Four-Story 500,000-SF Class A Office Building in Waltham

WALTHAM, Mass. – September 24, 2018 – 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 been granted a special permit by Waltham City Council to build a new four-story 507,000 SF Class A office building with a…

Product Selection: Top Facility Managers Reveal Best Practices

COVER STORY: PRODUCT SELECTION By Desiree J. Hanford Facilities Management When facility managers lead product selection, the result is lower long-term cost, better operations, and happier occupants. Whether it’s new construction, renovation, retrofit, or replacement, the first day that building occupants get to use a space is likely to be filled with excitement and congratulations.…

Hobbs Brook Management Signs New England Law Firm to Northwoods Office Park

WALTHAM—Hobbs Brook Management LLC signed prominent New England and Florida law firm, Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara LLC (PLDO) to an office building at 1301 Atwood Avenue in Johnston, RI. The multi-year lease gives PLDO 20,620 square feet of office space in Northwoods Office Park. Peter Hayes and Matt Fair of Hayes & Sherry handled…

81 Wyman Street, Waltham, MA

PROJECT PROGRESS: UNDER CONSTRUCTION   October 23, 2017 About 81 Wyman Street Waltham, MA Three-story, 80,000-square-foot Class A office building located directly off Route 128 undergoing a full interior renovation. 81 Wyman Street will be upgraded with all new mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems, and interior spaces will be optimized with LED lighting, open floor…