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Cummings Properties acquires 120,000 s/f building for $12 million

New England Real Estate Journal - June 23, 2017

Cummings Properties has acquired the 120,000 s/f three-story commercial building at 40 Shattuck Rd. for $12 million. The Woburn-based real estate firm worked directly with Boston Properties, the original owner and developer, on the acquisition. MORE

 

Woburn Lab Triples Space on Commerce Way

citybizlist - June 6, 2017

High-tech materials developer iQLP has tripled its commercial space on Commerce Way, expanding to more than 18,000 square feet. The firm took occupancy of 11,000 square feet of the expansion space in April. Cummings Properties turned over the remaining space on June 1. MORE

 

From humble beginnings to multimillion-dollar donors

The Boston Globe - June 5, 2017

His father painted houses in Medford, raising a young family in a one-bedroom apartment atop a liquor store, a coin laundry, and a taxi stand on Salem Street. His mother, the daughter of Irish immigrants, was a neighborhood fixture whose idea of socializing was knocking on doors, collecting coins for the March of Dimes or the Cancer Society. MORE

 

Woburn Cummings founders honored by Greater Boston Chamber

Woburn Advocate - May 12, 2017

Cummings Foundation founders Bill and Joyce Cummings were inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Bostonians during Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce's annual meeting on May 8. MORE

 

The Top Real Estate Dynasties in Boston, Part II

Bisnow - April 13, 2017

Bill Cummings started his Cummings Properties with a 6K SF building in 1970. Today, the company has a portfolio of more than 10M SF across greater Boston. MORE

 

Made-In-Massachusetts Skincare Company Grows with Cummings

BioSpace - April 3, 2017

Silk Therapeutics is almost tripling its space from 3,300 square feet to 9,800 square feet at Cummings Properties' 196 Boston Avenue building in Medford. Business has been brisk for the company, which debuted its limited-edition LabGrab skincare line on HSN earlier this month and sold out. MORE

 

Hamilton Thorne signs long-term lease at Beverly's Cummings Center

Beverly Citizen - March 29, 2017

Life sciences firm Hamilton Thorne recently signed a long-term lease to extend its tenancy at Beverly's Cummings Center. A major modern retrofit of its more than 18,000-square-foot space began in February.

Hamilton Thorne designs, manufactures and distributes precision laser devices and advanced image analysis systems for the fertility, stem cell and developmental biology research markets. MORE

 

Pharmaceutical Safety Company Opens Beverly Office

Banker and Tradesman - March 21, 2017

Pharmaceutical safety firm SPMD - Safety Strategies for Health Inc. has leased 6,048 square feet at Cummings Properties' 50 Dunham Ridge in Beverly. MORE

 

Biotech company leases 10,000 SF, relocates and expands in Beverly

Boston Real Estate Times - March 7, 2017

International biotech firm Analytik Jena US will move from 6,600 square feet at West Cummings Park in Woburn, MA, to almost 10,000 square feet at Cummings Center in Beverly this month. MORE

 

Gymja Warrior gym to open Woburn location

Woburn Advocate - Febuary 28, 2017

Gymja Warrior celebrated its two-year anniversary in January by announcing it would open a second location in Woburn this April. The gym's newest site is currently under construction in a 7,000-square-foot space at Cummings Properties' 10 Gill Street building. MORE

 

Local Lifestyle reporter impressed by Elliott Landing

Beverly Citizen - Febuary 24, 2017

The "live, work and play" lifestyle philosophy has come to Beverly - in high style, too - at Elliott Landing. In this brand new condominium complex with exceptional amenities, luxurious and gracious living is the essence of every home. The bonus: each one is also beautiful. MORE

 

Top Indian restaurant to double space at Cummings Park in Woburn

Boston Real Estate Time - Febuary 17, 2017

Godavari restaurant will nearly double its space at 9 Cummings Park this spring, expanding to more than 5,000 square feet. It is ranked as the top Indian restaurant in Massachusetts, according to India New England News. MORE

 

Woburn library lent temporary space from Cummings

Woburn Advocate - Febuary 9, 2017

Woburn-based commercial real estate firm Cummings Properties has agreed to donate temporary space for Woburn Public Library during its upcoming renovation. MORE

 

Two Woburn firms celebrate 20 years with Cummings Properties

citybizlist - January 29, 2017

Woburn-based commercial real estate firm Cummings Properties recently recognized the 20-year tenancies of two Woburn companies, ProScience Analytical Services and Compass Search, with commemorative captain's chairs.

ProScience Analytical Services, located at 22 Cummings Park in Woburn, was founded in 1996 by the late Jack Yee. Jack's wife, Hong Lee, is president of ProScience and works closely with her brother-in-law, CFO Harvey Yee, and General Manager Dennis Sanchez. MORE

 

ClearChoice Dental moves into Woburn TradeCenter 128

Woburn Advocate - January 29, 2017

ClearChoice Dental Implant Center recently opened at TradeCenter 128 in Woburn. It is the first and only New England location of the national dental chain. MORE

 

Coast Guard buoy lands at Beverly development

Boston Globe - January 25, 2017

At 14 feet tall, the Coast Guard buoy now rising at the corner of Elliot and McKay streets in Beverly is hard to miss. Cummings Properties, the Woburn development agency that purchased the buoy for $1,000 during a Coast Guard auction in South Weymouth, sought a landmark with a nautical theme to place outside its new Elliot Landing condominium complex. MORE

 

Woburn Medical Associates moves into new addition

Woburn Advocate - January 14, 2017

WOBURN - Woburn Medical Associates started seeing patients Jan. 9 in its new office at 23 Warren Ave. This practice, part of Winchester Physicians Associates, approached its property manager, Cummings Properties, last year regarding its desire to upgrade and expand its space; however, the doctor's office wanted to remain open and fully operational during the project. MORE

 

Cummings Properties Employees Choose Local Charities for $326,000 in Donations

citybizlist - December 30, 2016

It's the most wonderful time of the year at Cummings Properties. Employees are invited each November to select local charities to receive $1,000 each from the Woburn-based commercial real estate company through its Employee Directed Giving program. MORE

 

Woburn native celebrates 40 years with Cummings

Woburn Advocate - December 9, 2016

WOBURN - Cummings Properties recently recognized the 40-year anniversary of its longest tenured employee and very first heavy equipment operator, George Holland, by purchasing a new backhoe and naming it "Corporal" in his honor. MORE

 

Elliott Landing Open House

Tri-Town Transcript - November 20, 2016

Curious local residents who have watched Elliott Landing take shape over the past several months will have an opportunity this weekend to get a glimpse inside the luxury complex. MORE

 

Bill Cummings named Boston Business Journal Game Changer

Boston Business Journal - October 27, 2016

The sixth-annual Boston Business Journal Power 50: The Game Changers. It includes men and women from multiple industries and professions who are making a difference in their business communities, blazing trails and leaving their mark on the local economy. MORE

 

Sportsmen's Barbershop relocates to Cummings Center in Beverly

Wicked Local Beverly - October 17,2016

After many decades located on Enon Street in North Beverly, Sportsmen's Barbershop has made the move downtown, opening in its new Cummings Center location on Oct. 5. MORE

 

Cambridge biotech company Sample6 relocates to Woburn

Wicked Local Woburn - October 17, 2016

WOBURN - Sample6, an MIT and Boston University spinout, is moving from Cambridge to its new 6,500-square-foot headquarters at Cummings Properties' 12 Gill St. property in Woburn this month. MORE

 

Employees celebrate 25 years with Cummings

Wicked Local Woburn - October 3, 2016

WOBURN - Ernie Agresti, vice president of administration, and Jim Gillette, purchasing manager, celebrated 25 years with Cummings Properties last month. MORE

 

Cummings Concourse unveiled at Boston's Museum of Science

Wicked Local Woburn - September 27, 2016

WOBURN - Visitors to Boston's Museum of Science are now being greeted by a transformed lobby, including highly visible signage for the newly named Cummings Concourse. This designation recognizes a $2.5 million donation by Woburn commercial real estate firm Cummings Properties. MORE

 

Former United Shoe Machinery employees reunite

Salem News - September 21, 2016

BEVERLY — More than 20 years after the opening of Cummings Center, everyone in the city still knows of someone who used to work at the site when it was "The Shoe," according to Beverly historian Fred Hammond. MORE

 

Cummings Organization Named Top Charitable Contributor in Massachusetts

Wilmington Apple - September 19, 2016

BOSTON, MA — The Cummings Organization was named the Commonwealth's number one Top Charitable Contributor at Boston Business Journal's 11th Annual Corporate Citizenship Summit on September 8 at Artists for Humanity's EpiCenter in Boston. MORE

 

Verde Farms doubles space in Woburn to 8,600 square feet

Wicked Local Woburn - September 14, 2016

WOBURN — Verde Farms has doubled its footprint to 8,600 square feet at TradeCenter 128 in Woburn. This is the organic meat supplier’s second expansion since relocating from Somerville last year. MORE

 

Cummings celebrates 50-year anniversary of first building

Woburn Patch - September 6, 2016

Cummings Properties recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of the purchase of its building at 10 Henshaw Street in Woburn. Little did Bill Cummings know in 1966 that buying a 6,000-square-foot "beat-up" concrete building would change the trajectory of his career as well as the face of nearby Washington Street. MORE

 

Courtagen expands to 25,000 SF in Woburn

Woburn Patch - September 1, 2016

Courtagen took possession of its new 25,000-square-foot headquarters at 8 Cabot Road in Woburn in early August, more than a month ahead of schedule. MORE



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