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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Montessori Kids Universe leases 11,000 square feet in Beverly

Montessori Kids Universe leases 11,000 square feet in Beverly

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Montessori Kids Universe of Beverly is now open at Beverly’s Cummings Center. The 11,000-square-foot space at the 600 building is the first New England location for the national franchise. “Beverly is an ideal location for us, as it is at the center of the North Shore, and Cummings Center is a great place to deliver quality early education services because there are so many companies on campus that have employees with young families.”Eden Joy Pacsial-Ong, Ph.D., owner of Montessori Kids Universe of Beverly Pacsial-Ong worked directly with Cummings Properties business development officer Michelle Paul on the lease, which included improvements to the indoor space and more than 2,300 square feet of outdoor play area. “We added windows and fresh paint, created a new teachers’ lounge and director’s office, and enhanced…
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Maker of Boston championship banners relocates from Watertown to Woburn

Maker of Boston championship banners relocates from Watertown to Woburn

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New England Flag & Banner leases 7,500 square feet on Henshaw Street WOBURN, February 14, 2019 – New England Flag & Banner has relocated from its long-time Watertown location to 12 Henshaw Street, Woburn. The 127-year-old company leased 7,500 square feet from Cummings Properties. New England Flag & Banner makes custom hand-sewn appliqué banners, flags, and table drapes. Its clients include colleges and universities, professional sports teams, and corporations from across the country. All of its products are made in the USA. Cummings Properties leasing officer Steve Cusano worked with John Dolan of McCall & Almy on the lease. Among the most visible examples of its work locally are the Celtics and Bruins championship and retirement banners, and the banner commemorating the Red Sox’s 2013 World Series win. “New England…
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Pure Drive Golf adds to indoor adventures at Cummings

Pure Drive Golf adds to indoor adventures at Cummings

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If you’re planning a staycation this summer, or simply looking for new rainy day options with the family, Cummings Properties has options. You can scale a rock wall at Boston Rock Gym, fight the zombie apocalypse at Mind Trek, or learn how to mambo at Kadanse, all without traveling farther than Woburn. Now, Cummings’ newest leasing client brings another unique sports experience to the firm’s West Cummings Park campus. At Pure Drive Golf, a 4,600-square-foot indoor golfing facility, golfers can virtually experience more than 100 famous “bucket list” golf courses from around the world. The facility – located at 224 West Cummings Park in Woburn – offers professional instruction, expert club fitting, and self-practice opportunities. The center features five private golfing bays – designed and constructed by Cummings Properties –…
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Learning by doing at Cummings Properties

Learning by doing at Cummings Properties

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Thirty years ago, Tim Parziale joined the Cummings Properties team as an HVAC technician. Today, he’s the field division manager for the commercial real estate firm’s Beverly division, which includes the 2 million-square-foot Cummings Center business campus. When asked why he has spent three decades with the same company—a rarity today—Parziale said, “I have learned so much here, and still no two days are ever alike. There are always new challenges and new ways to improve how we work. Plus, my colleagues are simply second to none.” He learned multiple trades while on the job, and ultimately earned five licenses: HVAC technician, journeyman electrician, master electrician, master sheet metal worker, and unrestricted commercial builder. While putting these skills into practice, Parziale also earned a promotion to team leader, and played…
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Get outside and get fit at Cummings

Get outside and get fit at Cummings

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Freezing temperatures, blizzards, and a record four Nor’easters in March kept most of us inside throughout winter and beyond. Now that spring has officially sprung, however, people across the Commonwealth are turning their thoughts to outdoor activities. If you’re one of the thousands who live near or work at a Cummings Properties campus in Woburn or Beverly, you’re in luck. In addition to the wide variety of fitness-focused client firms that lease space with Cummings, there are numerous opportunities for exercise enthusiasts of all levels to get outside during the warmer months. Tennis and basketball courts: Located in Cummings Park in Woburn, these Company-owned courts are free for all leasing clients to use. Reserve an hour-long spot by contacting Cummings at 781-935-8000. Aberjona Nature Trail: Opened in 2017, this scenic…
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Center for Autism and Related Disorders leases a second location with Cummings Properties

Center for Autism and Related Disorders leases a second location with Cummings Properties

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Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) has established a new location at 600 West Cummings Park in Woburn. The Woburn site is the seventh CARD office to open in Massachusetts. In December 2017, CARD opened a location at Cummings Center in Beverly. CARD’s new 4,700-square-foot center features a sensory gym, which helps children with special needs develop their sensory, communication, and motor skills while improving fitness. Unlike standard fitness gyms that use treadmills and weights, a sensory gym is specifically geared for child development. “Cummings’ in-house design and construction teams were able to create a child-friendly space to complement and enhance CARD’s programs,” said Steve Cusano, leasing officer at Cummings Properties, who worked on the transaction with brokerage firm Pacific Partners Commercial, Inc. “We are so pleased that CARD chose…
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Cummings Properties honors 20-year clients

Cummings Properties honors 20-year clients

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Camaraderie, laughter, and a surprise gift were on the agenda during Cummings Properties’ recent celebration of long-term clients. The event – which took place April 26 at the commercial real estate firm’s flagship building, TradeCenter 128 – was held in honor of the more than 80 businesses and organizations that have leased with Cummings for 20 years or more. During the evening’s festivities, company founder and new author Bill Cummings called upon George Holland of Woburn and Brian Sisitzky of Winchester – who are the longest serving colleague and client, respectively – to address the gathering. Each has had a 42-year relationship with the 48-year-old company. “Looking out at the crowd now, I see a number of Cummings employees whom I count as friends,” said Sisitzky, owner of Sisitzky Sales…
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