Retail Space Must-haves

Retail Space Must-haves

Retail Store Space
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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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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