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BisNow Real Estate Summit

I attended the upstart-media BisNow “Boston Real Estate Summit” on 9/27, with about 400 other real estate professionals in Boston. At the Hyatt Regency – in what once was the heart of the “Combat Zone” along Washington St in downtown … Continue reading

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Practically Balking at Sustainability

Although the positive ROI of many sustainability initiatives is proven and the continuing proliferation of sustainability work is the proof, many firms continue to balk at embracing sustainability and lag their industry-leading peer. Opportunities to improve operations by lowering costs, … Continue reading

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High-Performance Tenant Space: in the Big Leagues

A huge new partnership will drive green building & energy efficiency practices into the commercial office space market. Jones Lang Lasalle, and Johnson Controls are partnering with the Natural Resources Defense Council and others to make a big push to … Continue reading

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Priority: Data Connectivity

Two recent 2011 corporate office space search assignments included strict requirements for high-quality data plans. They could only consider relocation sites in the Route 3 commercial space corridor north of Boston that had either Comcast Business Services or Verizon FIOS … Continue reading

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Positive Feedback from a happy client

Last Friday I visited with a client that moved into new office space in Burlington during the month of August. They said they were very happy with their new suite and things were working out fine. The process: Over the … Continue reading

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Lee Partners Mid-August Update

We are hard at work, as usual, at Lee Partners. Many people are out of town and a lot of things are slowing down, but there is still plenty of business to pursue. The Boston Business Journal had an article … Continue reading

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Lee Partners Corporate Outing: Red Sox v. Yankees!

It was a hot night at Fenway Park: the teams were tied for first place. It was the rubber game of the series. The game had a lot of pitches, a few hits, and not a lot of runs. We … Continue reading

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Is the price of higher education worth the time and money?

Bill Gross of PIMCO, a $220B investment management firm in California, recently wrote about the need to prioritize government investment in education and jobs. Higher education has taken young people and distracted them from skill-building and saddled them with debt … Continue reading

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Bruce Lee wins iPad!

Bruce attended the excellent open house at [insert property here]. This is a great building being represented by [these brokers] and is really positioned to take an excellent tenant in the next few months. The property has all sorts of … Continue reading

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