Why medical practices choose Cummings Properties

Why medical practices choose Cummings Properties

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Learn how leasing medical office space with Cummings can help you and the healthcare professionals at your wellness practice expand your patient base and scale up your operation. Thriving medical clusters Take advantage of the cross-pollination opportunities that come from locating your medical practice in an established healthcare community. With assorted health and wellness professionals just steps away, and local hospitals within minutes, the convenience factor for patient referrals and staff is unmatched at Cummings campuses across the MetroNorth region. Our most prominent medical communities can be found at Cummings office parks in Woburn, Stoneham, and Beverly, MA, where Cummings Center alone is home to more than 120 physicians, surgeons, and dentists, plus dozens of physical therapists, psychologists, and other healthcare practitioners. Customized medical office space From concierge physicians’ offices…
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2 Cambridge Biotech Companies Open Labs in Woburn

2 Cambridge Biotech Companies Open Labs in Woburn

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Two Cambridge life sciences firms recently joined Woburn’s robust biotech cluster. Vaxess Technologies expanded its operation with a 3,600-square-foot GMP manufacturing laboratory at Cummings Park, and SeromYx Systems relocated its entire operation to an 8,000-square-foot Biosafety Level 2 facility at 299 Washington Street. Vaxess Technologies celebrated the grand opening of its GMP manufacturing facility in Woburn. Left to right: Rep. Richard Haggerty; Joe Boncore, CEO of MassBio; Sen. Cindy Friedman; Michael Schrader, CEO, Vaxess Technologies; Eric Anderson, president, Cummings Properties; and Kenn Turner, president and CEO of Massachusetts Life Sciences Center. Photo credit: Duncan Lake, Cresa. Long a hidden gem for life sciences firms, Woburn is now drawing attention as an ideal locale for biotech, pharma, and advance manufacturing companies. It’s also drawing key leaders to tour cutting-edge labs, including…
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Current Trends and Considerations for Leasing Greater Boston Lab Space

Current Trends and Considerations for Leasing Greater Boston Lab Space

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With lab space at a premium in Boston and Cambridge, life sciences and biotech companies are choosing to move to or start up in the MetroNorth region. Cummings, with its broad in-house expertise, is uniquely positioned to deliver specialized labs quickly for life sciences, biomanufacturing, pharma, advanced manufacturing, and research firms. Our convenient locations on I-95 and I-93, ample free parking, and many area amenities, including restaurants, hotels, and shopping, make us a one-stop shop for growing organizations. Chief Design Officer Jim Trudeau recently discussed his role in designing lab and technical spaces, factors to consider, and current trends.    What is your role at Cummings? I lead Cummings' 20-person architectural and engineering team, with a special involvement in laboratory and technical projects. Our internal designers and engineers have designed…
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Working Together to Weather the COVID-19 Crisis

Working Together to Weather the COVID-19 Crisis

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During a time of considerable upheaval, it has been inspiring to see the nonprofit community not only continue its important work but also step up to address the many new needs created by the novel coronavirus. The Cummings organization is most grateful for those efforts and is pleased to support them in a variety of ways, described below. We are in this together, taking things day by day, and hope to come out stronger, more resilient, and with a more powerful sense of community. Emergency Funding Cummings Foundation has pledged $1 million in aid to local and statewide COVID-19 emergency funds. Its COVID-19 relief grants focus on local aid, support of frontline workers, assistance to vulnerable populations, and support of Black- and Latinx-owned small businesses. The Foundation will contribute $500,000…
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How Some Small Businesses Are Making It During the COVID-19 Crisis

How Some Small Businesses Are Making It During the COVID-19 Crisis

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The spread of the novel coronavirus across Massachusetts has brought big changes to businesses of all sizes and their customers. CDC and Massachusetts DPH guidance urges consumers to avoid getting up-close and personal with each other. Government mandates have forced many types of businesses to close their doors to customer crowds. As we all work to protect ourselves and each other through social distancing, several Woburn firms in the Cummings Properties portfolio have hit upon ways to keep a small business healthy through the COVID-19 crisis. Check out these creative solutions that are allowing our client firms to bring their services to a largely homebound public. Stay in Shape with Virtual Gym Classes Many of us use gym memberships as a way to stay physically fit and mentally sharp, burning…
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Highlights from the Life Science and Healthcare Summit

Highlights from the Life Science and Healthcare Summit

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The migration of life science and healthcare firms to the suburbs was a hot topic at New England Real Estate Journal’s recent Life Science and Healthcare Summit. Senior Leasing Director Rob Yacobian of Cummings Properties was one of four experts on a panel discussing location-related trends for the biotech sector. Read below for the highlights of Rob’s contributions to the conversation. How the life science boom has affected the Cummings portfolio Life science firms currently make up more than 10 percent of the Company’s portfolio, with the largest concentrations in Woburn, Beverly, and Medford. The type of space most in demand by these biotech firms has evolved over the years. Cummings initially worked with many early-stage firms seeking single-story buildings with a mix of office and lab space. Today, an…
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Where to Shop for Holiday Gifts in Greater Boston

Where to Shop for Holiday Gifts in Greater Boston

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With gift-giving season fast approaching, now is the time to map out your holiday shopping plans. Year after year, we struggle to wow our loved ones without breaking the bank or pulling a mental muscle. If you find yourself stressing about coming up with clever, heartfelt holiday presents for the special people in your life, read on. From toys to books to spa treatments and gift baskets, Cummings Properties’ many leasing clients have you covered with gift options available for purchase online and in-store around the North Shore. Culinary Gifts Have you been tasked with bringing dessert to this year’s holiday dinner? An easily transportable treat from Edible Arrangements is a sure crowd-pleaser at any gathering. If your audience is prone to food allergies, you might pick up a few…
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