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…

Boston Scientific’s Global Customer Fulfillment Center

By: Paul Donhauser, CEM, CPMM, Boston Scientific, and Marc Margulies, FAIA, LEED AP, Margulies Perruzzi Architects   Fall 2018 A global facilities master plan informs the company’s real estate decisions.   CORPORATE REAL ESTATE planning is both a science and an art, an endeavor made more complicated by a large organization’s size and scope. Boston Scientific Corp., a…

Women-owned businesses flex their muscles as revenue gainers in Mass.

  It was a very good year for Worcester-based Coghlin Electrical Contractors Inc. The 13-year-old electrical contracting firm owned by Susan Mailman was the biggest year-over-year revenue gainer on the BBJ’s list of the Largest Minority/Women-Owned Businesses in Massachusetts ranking No. 3 this year. Coghlin Electrical’s revenue rose to $79 million in 2017 from $45.4…