Top Four Reasons to Lease in Andover

Top Four Reasons to Lease in Andover

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Andover’s River Road district is well known as a thriving suburban business center in Massachusetts. Conveniently located in the heart of the Merrimack Valley, Andover provides access to major highways, green space, and plenty of desirable amenities. If you’re looking to lease a new office space, medical space, or lab space for your business, here are a few reasons to consider Andover. A convenient commute With so much of the day consumed by work, a painless commute can make all the difference in giving your staff a sense of balance. Andover is a short drive from the border—and broad talent pool—of Southern New Hampshire. It’s also just north of I-495 and abuts I-93 at Exit 45. With access to public transportation and major highways, Andover is a prime location for…
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New Andover Amenities

New Andover Amenities

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New Andover Amenities Clients at 40 Shattuck Road, Andover are now enjoying two new amenities: a fitness center and self-service micromarket. Cummings Properties’ in-house teams designed and constructed these spaces for the convenience and enjoyment of the employees who work at this modern building, located in the thriving River Road business district. On-Site Fitness Center Clients can avoid the cost and crowds of large fitness centers by taking advantage of this “pocket gym,” which is reserved exclusively for building clients and is available free of charge. Whether you’re partial to cardio or weights, this gym space is all you need to raise your heartrate and burn some calories. It features a treadmill and exercise bike, as well as free and pull weights and a bench for strength training. Check your…
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Lab Space Checklist

Lab Space Checklist

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When a business is looking for a new location, there are certain features that make a site more attractive. For labs, it’s even more particular. Things like lighting, walls, flooring, and internal space inform whether or not a space is well suited for a lab. For that reason, it’s important to keep a checklist of all the things a lab needs before you start searching for a spot. Here are some things to keep in mind before moving forward with a lab space.  Lab Space Must-haves for a Location Walls and Tile Tile is essential to a lab. Carpet or hardwood floors just will not do. Tile can be installed in a space if the location otherwise fits your needs, but you can save time by looking for places with tile…
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Retail Space Must-haves

Retail Space Must-haves

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It’s exciting looking for a space to open a retail business. Whether you are moving from a different location or starting from scratch, choosing your location is as important as any decision in the process of getting your business up and running. The area and location in which you place your business can really make or break how you do. Any great business is going to only be as successful as its positioning. For this reason, it’s important to keep in mind some must-haves when it comes to retail space. Retail Space Must-haves If you want to open a great retail business, you’re going to need a great space. Retail space requires a few must-haves that will help lead to success. Windows and Natural Light If you’ve ever been to…
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Ride the Wave to Cummings Center

Ride the Wave to Cummings Center

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Cummings Properties is a proud sponsoring partner of the North Shore Wave, a shuttle that connects the MBTA commuter rail service at Beverly Depot to the more than 500 businesses located at Cummings Center. This new free transportation service makes multiple morning and end-of-workday runs. Stops are conveniently located at both 100 and 500 Cummings Center. For commuters’ convenience, the shuttle’s arrival may be tracked on mobile phones using the handy “shuttle tracker.” Riders may also choose to receive shuttle alerts via text message (text  ‘nswave’ to 555888 to sign up), and may follow the Twitter account @NSWaveShuttle for the most current schedule information, as well as notices about delays and contests or promotions. The shuttle can carry 24 passengers and 2 wheelchairs, or 30 passengers and no wheelchairs. It does not have…
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Robotics startup relocates from Somerville incubator to Woburn

Robotics startup relocates from Somerville incubator to Woburn

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Root AI is relocating from Somerville’s Greentown Labs to a 5,000-square-foot facility at 78 Olympia Avenue, Woburn. “Root AI was ready to graduate from an incubator to a larger space of its own, but could not find what they needed in Somerville at a price that worked,” said Cummings Properties leasing officer Steve Cusano. “Our Woburn location allows this rapidly expanding company to save on rent and dedicate more resources to growth while remaining close to Boston.” Root AI joins a cluster of technology companies—including agricultural tech firm Agrivida and robotic truck developer Balyo—at 78 Olympia Avenue. Founded by graduates of MIT, UPenn, and Brown University, the robotics and agricultural tech company develops intelligent farming robots that can determine when fruit is ripe and then use patent-pending grippers to pick…
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What Your Office Foyer Says About Your Business

What Your Office Foyer Says About Your Business

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In business, a first impression is everything. That goes beyond simply meeting and greeting new potential clients and customers. An office is a space that makes an impression the moment someone walks in. Whether it is a potential new hire, a business partner, or someone who might be joining in on a venture, they will look to your office foyer when forming their first impression. The office foyer says a lot about your business, so be sure to make it a good first impression on anyone entering. Perfecting the Office Foyer An office foyer is truly the first thing people see when they enter your place of business. There are a few things you want people to think when they come into your foyer for the first time, all of…
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What to Look for in a Laboratory for Your Bio-Med Startup

What to Look for in a Laboratory for Your Bio-Med Startup

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Finding space to lease can be difficult for any startup, but it can be even more challenging for a bio-med company. Singling out the best places to start a laboratory can be a tedious process, but finding a great location is not impossible. Read our industry blog on the best practices when searching for a bio-med lab space.   Building the Perfect Lab for a Bio-Med Startup Multiple things go into the perfect laboratory for any bio-med company, but when starting things up, there are some crucial items to consider first. Space for Everything and Then Some There’s nothing a lab needs more than adequate room to operate. A large space is needed to provide enough room to work as well as to conduct renovations if needed due to the…
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