Clients

We work with corporations, institutions, and investors as a strategic ally in delivering a broad spectrum of real estate services. We assist these clients in times of transition to optimize their real estate opportunities and investments.

Corporations

Our Value

As an extension of your team, we are focused on achieving positive outcomes for our corporate clients through an efficient, problem-free project and development management process—including securing the best deal and delivering a workplace aligned and in support of the brand, culture, and business operations.

We are proactive in approach to protect your interests and prioritize appropriately, provide forward leaning judgement, and drive the process.

We excel at project and development management services because we understand the drivers to real estate transactions and can connect the dots.

Who We Work With

We work with corporations in transition—as they anticipate lease expirations, workforce shifts, relocation, renovations in place, or exploring build-to-suit options.

We also partner with brokers and architects already on board to provide strategic thinking and options, complimentary expertise, and to facilitate decision making.

What We Do

Our corporate services are focused on providing owner’s project management and development services, including:

  • Due Diligence
  • Project Planning
  • Lease/Work Letter Review
  • Schedule and Budget Management
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Requisition Review & Approval
  • Design Management
  • Construction Management

Representative Clients

  • Abrams Capital
  • Allen & Gerritsen
  • Bracebridge Capital
  • Brown Brothers Harriman
  • Bullhorn
  • Editas
  • EF Education
  • Finepoint Capital
  • Forum Pharmaceuticals
  • Harvard Business School Publishing
  • HighVista Strategies
  • Intellia
  • Moderna
  • Par Capital
  • Pfizer
  • Synlogic
  • TA Associates
  • Transwestern

Institutions

Our Value

We augment internal client teams to maximize value of their real estate and land assets through outcome-oriented strategic advisory, development, and project management services. We provide experienced project leadership and are skilled at navigating complex protocols both within institutions, with their governing boards and other stakeholders, and externally through planning, feasibility, regulatory approvals and construction–giving our clients bandwidth for other pressing priorities.

Who We Work With

We are trusted advisors to higher education, healthcare and non-profit institutions as well as cities and state agencies. We drive processes to assess real estate options and achieve the best outcome for our individual clients.

What We Do

Our institutional services are focused on how to best utilize real estate assets and manage the development process to facilitate decisions and enhance returns, including:

  • Real Estate Assessment
  • Feasibility and Highest and Best Use Analysis
  • Deal Structure
  • Project Planning
  • Proforma Development and Assessment
  • Entitlements and Permitting
  • Mitigation and Infrastructure Planning
  • Team Assemblage
  • Design Management
  • Community and Board Relations
  • Delivery Methodology and Contracts Schedule and Budget Management
  • Project Reporting
  • Requisition Review and Approval
  • Construction Process Management
  • Tenant Improvements and Lease Work Letter
  • Development Occupancy, Turnover, and Closeout

Representative Clients

  • Boston University
  • Children’s Hospital Boston
  • City of Quincy
  • Division of Capital Asset Management Massachusetts
  • First Church of Christ, Scientist
  • Harvard University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • MIT Investment Management Co/Kendall Square
  • Massachusetts Port Authority
  • Port of Baltimore
  • University of Massachusetts Building Authority
  • University of Massachusetts Medical School

Investors

Our Value

We act as an extension to our client’s acquisition and asset management team helping them to analyse acquisition investment risk as well as managing the implementation of our client’s business plan. Additionally, we also selectively co-invest with our clients offering an ownership stake in the deal acting as the developer/operator. Our inherent investment perspective means we are focused on the highest return on investment.

We also seek equity partners as appropriate to realize real estate opportunities we uncover.

Who We Work With

We work with acquisition and asset managers who have equity in office, residential, mixed-use, life sciences, and industrial properties and need a local developer or development manager to maximize their return on investment.

What We Do

Our investor services are focused on managing investment risk though a meticulously detailed project analysis delivering the best in class services, including:

  • Site/Project Due Diligence and Feasibility Studies
  • Highest and Best Use Analysis
  • Market Research
  • Financial Underwriting
  • Joint Venture Structuring
  • Risk Mitigation
  • Regulatory and Entitlement Strategy
  • Schedule and Budget Management
  • Requisition Review and Approval
  • Design and Construction Oversight

Representative Clients

  • AEW Capital Management
  • Alexandria Real Estate Equities
  • Bentall Kennedy
  • BMR/Blackrock
  • Columbia Property Trust
  • CrossHarbor Capital Partners
  • Hilco Global
  • MITIMCo
  • Rockpoint Group
  • Westbrook