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, MA Amenities

New Andover, MA 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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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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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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