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…

Building Internet of Things Adds Ample Opportunity for Office Upgrades

Technology allows for an unprecedented level of synergy between various building systems, offering efficiencies and new capabilities An opportunity to increase productivity through collaboration lies in the ability to schedule gathering spaces appropriate to the size and needs of the team and then use the data to fine-tune facility efficiency. Boston-based technology firm Salsify uses…

DPS Group & TRIA Complete Moderna Facility

The 200,000 sq. ft. space consolidates elements of Moderna’s development, operations and nearly 200 employees under one roof DPS Group and design affiliate TRIA have completed a new 200,000 square foot cGMP mRNA clinical manufacturing facility for Moderna Therapeutics. DPS and TRIA provided full architectural, engineering design, and project management services for the new clinical development manufacturing facility located…

Moderna Completes Norwood Biotech Manufacturing Facility

Moderna Therapeutics has completed its new 200,000-square-foot biotech manufacturing facility on Upland Road in Norwood following a fast-tracked two-year construction schedule. With nearly 200 employees, the 2-story facility located on a 28-acre parcel consolidates Moderna’s operations previously located in three properties in Cambridge. The Norwood facility will be used to develop materials for preclinical studies and…

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.…

Luxury Amenities Influence New Multifamily Designs

Quincy Complex Will Have Doorman, Refrigerated Lockers By Jonathan Miller | Jul 1, 2018 Boston’s rapidly rising population is spurring an apartment boom of discerning renters who expect more in apartment amenities, and the developers and owners who respond to these market demands are reaping the reward of premium rents. Double-income Millennials and Baby Boomers,…

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…