Robotics in Construction

Robotics in Construction

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It seems that every day that a newly minted technology promises to make our lives easier through automation. From the humble assembly line robot to the long-fabled Amazon drone delivery service, robotic technology appears to be an inevitability of the future, for better or worse. Cummings suburban division manager, Dan Linscott, recently served on a panel discussing the potential for automation and robotics in construction. Though some traditionalists may recoil at the idea of robots on a construction site, Dan recognizes both pros and cons of the technology and advises his peers to take a more nuanced stance on these new tools. Benefits One of the most obvious benefits of robotics in construction is the lowered risk to workers. Robots would be at the forefront of the more hazardous tasks,…
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Why It’s Time for Your Business To Spread Out in the Suburbs

Why It’s Time for Your Business To Spread Out in the Suburbs

commercial offices, Lab Space, medical office
For as long as we have had cities, some people have assumed they are the place to do business. Some number of professionals have spent their careers believing the only way to get to work was to take an overcrowded train straight to the heart of the nearest metropolis. The realities of 2020, however, have prompted many Massachusetts business owners to reevaluate where they work—and to look to the suburbs.  Cummings Properties has long seen the merit in leasing high-value space in the greater Boston suburbs. Recent Boston/Cambridge transplants to Cummings’ locations along the I-95 corridor include life science firms like Qlibrium and Fluid-Screen, logistics specialist Biocair, investment connector Fundopolis, and even Middlesex County Probate and Family Court. The trend is clear: Business decision-makers are looking to the suburbs for…
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Is the Future of Biotech in the Suburbs?

Is the Future of Biotech in the Suburbs?

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Even before the COVID-19 crisis began, many city-based firms started to look outward toward the suburbs for more cost-effective office and lab accommodations. Biotech, an industry with strong roots in Boston and Cambridge, is no exception. Cummings Properties has long been cultivating a community of biotech and life science firms in Woburn and Beverly, with no signs of slowing down. Lab Space Outside Boston, MA Sciences Switch to the Suburbs Cummings Properties currently provides professional workspaces to more than 100 clients in the biotech and life sciences industries, with a majority of them located in the ever-expanding Woburn, Beverly, and Medford clusters. The scientific community at Cummings has grown to such a point where it has become a draw to firms in and of itself. Qlibrium, one of the latest…
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How To Ease the Transition From Remote Work To the Office

How To Ease the Transition From Remote Work To the Office

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The summer saw a great number of businesses around the Commonwealth resuming operations with precautions. Thankfully, this “reopening” of the economy has been a success, with COVID infection rates continuing to decrease as on-site work increased. As the months working in solitude—or among children and pets—at home continue to drag on, employees are becoming more and more interested in returning to a collaborative office environment. Below are steps that business owners can take to transition back to a safe and comfortable in-office work experience. Spread Out Employers in Massachusetts are required to ensure that the office environment is configured for social distancing. Chairs, tables, and workstations in cubicles, conference rooms, breakrooms, and common areas should be arranged to allow six feet of distance between occupants. To further promote a socially…
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Commercial Office and Medical Space in Stoneham, MA

Commercial Office and Medical Space in Stoneham, MA

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Is your business looking for commercial office or medical space in the greater Boston area? Cummings Properties, a leading commercial workspace solutions provider in the area, has spaces available throughout the region. If you need something close to the city of Boston at competitive rates, our office spaces in Stoneham, MA may be the right option for your business. Continue reading this blog post to learn about the available featured listings located in Stoneham, MA. 38 Montvale Avenue in Stoneham, MA Our building at 38 Montvale Ave in Stoneham, MA has available listings ranging in size and layout. Its location and finished interior are what set this property apart from others. The building has readily available parking and is just two miles from Melrose Highlands and the Wakefield Center Commuter…
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Cummings Properties Featured Listings in Beverly, MA

Cummings Properties Featured Listings in Beverly, MA

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Does your business need more office space? Is your company looking to expand in the rapidly developing Massachusetts North Shore market? If either of these statements rings true for your current business needs, Cummings Properties is ready to help your company find an ideal workspace solution. Continue reading to learn more about the featured suites we currently have available in Beverly, MA. Workspaces Available at 900 Cummings Center Cummings Center is Cummings Properties’ award-winning “Live, Work, Play” location. If you are unfamiliar with Cummings Center in Beverly, it is a sprawling business center home to numerous influential local businesses, shops, and eateries. There are multiple suites available, ranging from individual office spaces with as few as 297 square feet to office spaces sized to fit entire regional branches of a…
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Cummings Properties Featured Listings in Woburn

Cummings Properties Featured Listings in Woburn

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For more than 50 years, Cummings Properties has been providing professional workspace solutions to businesses throughout the greater Boston area. When a company reaches out to partner with Cummings Properties, we strive to understand the business' workspace needs and provide options based on the conversation. With numerous available listings in 11 communities around the state, our team has the ability to meet most any space challenge. Our Featured Suites include what we consider the most highly sought-after workspaces we currently have available. Continue reading to learn more about our featured listings available in Woburn. Fully Furnished Executive Office Suites in Woburn Our Cummings Executive Suites program provides business owners with flexible lease terms and fully furnished spaces. Many businesses that utilize our executive office suites are independent contractors who need…
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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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