Economic Development Specialist
66 Allen Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
phone: 413-499-1600 x 102
1Berkshire is an independent not-for-profit corporation charged with strengthening and growing the Berkshire economy using an innovative collaborative approach among the region’s business, tourism, economic, and creative development efforts. The work of 1Berkshire is retaining and attracting jobs, tourism and creativity for the benefit of everyone in the Berkshires. 1Berkshire was formed in the summer of 2010 when the Berkshire Chamber of Commerce, the Berkshire Visitors Bureau, the Berkshire Economic Development Corporation, and the Berkshire Creative Economy Council agreed to blend their operations. These partner organizations retain their individual missions and services while operating under the umbrella of 1Berkshire. Dedicated to leveraging our commercial, creative, and community resources, 1Berkshire offers a seamless, unified economic development engine for the Berkshires, designed to position the region to thrive. To learn more, watch our video here.
200 Friberg Parkway, Suite 1003
Westborough, MA 01581
Formed in 2003, the 495/MetroWest Corridor Partnership is a regional advocacy non-profit organization governed by municipal officials, regional employers, legislators, environmentalists, and educators that addresses the needs of the thirty-four communities in the 495/MetroWest region by enhancing economic vitality and quality of life while sustaining natural resources. Since its founding, the Partnership has amassed an impressive record of accomplishment addressing economic development, transportation, water resources, workforce development, housing, and permitting issues, while being recognized by policymakers as the voice for a region crucial to the Commonwealth’s economy.
Director of Business Operations
600 Unicorn Park Dr.
Woburn, MA 01801
Aerotek ® Inc. is a leading provider of technical, professional and industrial recruiting and staffing services. Aerotek is an operating company of Allegis Group® Inc., the largest staffing company in the U.S. Aerotek operates an international network of more than 200 non-franchised offices and 2,000 recruiters to identify, screen and select top talent. For more information, please visit Aerotek.com or call 1-888-Aerotek.
AGC of Massachusetts
Robert Petrucelli, President & CEO
Mary Gately, Director of Market Services
888 Worcester Street, Suite 40
Wellesley, MA 02181-3793
AGC of Massachusetts is a statewide construction association representing leading union and open shop construction companies that perform the majority of commercial, institutional and public construction in the Commonwealth. Professional firms that provide services to the industry are also part of the Association. AGC offers its members advocacy, labor guidance, management education, safety training, and future trends, and works collaboratively with real estate developers and building owners to create a more cooperative and streamlined atmosphere for development and growth.
ARC/Architectural Resources Cambridge, Inc.
Associate, Director of Business Development
355 Main Street
Cambridge, MA 02142
Founded in 1969, ARC/Architectural Resources Cambridge, Inc. is an integrated architectural design firm, providing services in architecture, planning and interior design. ARC’s portfolio of work includes award-winning buildings on many corporate, independent school and college and university campuses. Project types include corporate and academic science facilities, classroom and administrative buildings, student and faculty residences, performing arts, and athletic complexes. ARC was ranked by Architect Magazine as #3 in the U.S. for Sustainability Practices and #7 for Overall Design. With a reputation for design excellence and superior client service, the firm serves clients nationally.
BioMed Realty Trust Inc.
Vice President, Leasing & Development
101 Main Street, 16th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142
BioMed Realty Trust acquires, develops, owns, and operates laboratory and office space. Its properties are designed to effectively support the demanding needs of a wide range of pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and research institutions. BioMed Realty is also involved with other civic organizations such as MassBio, NAIOP, BOMA, Cambridge Chamber of Commerce, ABC, and International Facility Management Association (IFMA).
Boston University Metropolitan College
Ruth Ann Murray
Assistant Dean, Business Development
Director, Center for Professional Education
Boston University Metropolitan College
755 Commonwealth Ave, Room 103
Boston, MA 02215
Phone: (617) 358-2197
Fax: (617) 353-6066
Boston University’s Metropolitan College (MET) offers over 60 part-time evening, online, and blended degree and certificate programs in an array of career-oriented fields such as project management, information security, international marketing, banking and finance, health informatics, and business continuity/risk management — plus undergraduate degree completion and biomedical studies. MET partners with companies and organizations to provide programs that meet their workforce development objectives. On-campus programs are available in Boston and Chelmsford, MA. Corporate onsite programs are available in the Greater Boston area. Boston University’s Center for Professional Education specializes in high quality, non-credit programs that are designed to meet the continuing professional education and certificate needs of industries such as, financial planning, real estate, fund raising, and law.
Bowditch & Dewey
175 Crossing Boulevard, Suite 500
Framingham, MA 01702
Bowditch & Dewey, LLP is a Massachusetts law firm serving businesses in the Massachusetts business corridor from Boston to Worcester. With clients in 35 states and several countries, the firm also handles matters for national and international companies doing business in New England. The firm’s areas of expertise include real estate law (specializing in state and local permitting, land use planning, and innovative financing such as District Improvement Financing), environmental law (including a widely recognized brownfields practice), construction law, public finance, municipal law, corporate law, health care law, labor and employment law and litigation. Bowditch & Dewey recently established a government practice that leverages the experience of lawyers who previously served government agencies, including environmental, transportation & construction, labor, consumer affairs, and anti-discrimination agencies at the state and federal levels.
Brockton 21st Century
c/o Brockton 21st Century Corp.
50 School Street
The Metro South region includes 18 communities south of Boston and is part of the Greater Boston economy. The region is bounded by Routes 128, 95, 495 and 3. Route 24 is the central artery of the region but commuter rail to Boston is also in place. The center of the region, and its economic, cultural and recreational hub, is the City of Brockton. Brockton 21st Century Corporation, the Metro South Chamber of Commerce, the Old Colony Planning Council, the Brockton Area Workforce Investment Board, and the Brockton Area Transit Authority work as a team to promote the economic development of the region.
Senior Vice President/Principal
15 Elkins Street
Boston, MA 02127
BSC Group is a multidisciplinary consulting firm committed to supporting New England’s economic growth through the provision of engineering, planning, landscape architecture and ecological services. Now celebrating its 50th year, BSC Group offers client-focused solutions to support land development, transportation, and energy projects in the Northeast. BSC is headquartered in Boston with additional offices in Massachusetts and Connecticut. BSC’s capabilities are augmented by the expertise of its affiliated firm, Geonetics, a software consulting firm specializing in the development of custom solutions for the engineering and transportation industries.
Director of Leasing and Business Development
One Campanelli Drive
Braintree, MA 02184
Established in 1947, Campanelli is a third generation, full-service commercial real estate development and acquisition company with extensive experience in the industrial, office, medical office, warehouse/distribution, retail, educational and cold storage markets. Campanelli began building homes during WWII and transitioned from residential to commercial real estate in the 1960’s. The team, known for their seamless ability to work with their clients and act as the “real estate division” of a company, has developed 11 business parks in Massachusetts, over 20 million square feet across the nation and provided international development consulting and site selection services. The company’s signature capabilities include land development, design and build, redevelopment and value-added acquisitions. It is Campanelli’s all-encompassing and quality services that have led to its successful track record as a highly-regarded developer; from site selection, feasibility analysis, local, state and federal permitting, to architectural and engineering design, building construction and facilities and property management. For more information, visit our new website at Campanelli.com.
Senior Vice President/Partner
33 Arch Street, 28th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
CBRE/New England (CBRE/NE) is a Joint Venture between the Whittier Partners Group and CBRE. CBRE/NE is the largest full-service commercial real estate services company in New England, combining the global resources and platform of CBRE with local management, control and ownership by the key professionals who provide service to clients in the New England marketplace. With approximately 450 employees dedicated to servicing the ever-changing needs of their client base, they strive to provide exemplary service through an integrated platform of commercial real estate services. The framework of managed teamwork combines various perspectives and specialties to field the team of professionals best able to develop and implement solutions for the real estate challenges confronting their clients. Practice specialties include the leasing of office, industrial, retail, and bio-technology space, as well as property disposition, development services, appraisal & valuation services, asset & property management, transaction management, lease administration and project management. Read the CBRE/New England blog here.
1 International Place
Boston, MA 02110
Chase Commercial Banking serves middle market clients nationwide with annual revenue generally ranging from $20 million to $500 million, and provides financing to real estate investors and owners. Through strong partnerships across our entire firm, Chase Middle Market Banking is uniquely positioned to provide access to a complete range of products and services. Commercial Banking has a long history of providing comprehensive solutions, including lending and international treasury services, foreign exchange, technology and investment banking. Chase offers businesses and not-for-profit entities in Massachusetts the convenience and vast banking network of Chase, combined with access to the thought leadership and global financial capabilities of J.P. Morgan. Chase serves commercial clients throughout New England and have over 1,000 employees working in local MA offices.
Gregory P. Buscone
Senior Vice President - Market Manager
28 State Street
Boston, MA 02109
Citizens Bank is one of the world’s leading commercial banking institutions. Through its US retail division, it operates a 12-state branch networked under the Citizens Bank and Charter One brand names with more than 1,500 branches, approximately 3,900 ATMs and more than 20,900 employees.
City of Boston/BRA
Deputy Director for Community Economic Development
One City Hall Square
Boston, MA 02201-1007
Phone: (617) 918-4441
The City of Boston, through the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA), is the city’s planning and economic development agency. The Business Development Division at the BRA has been created to dedicate more attention and energy to our business community which includes both continuing relationships with existing companies and creating new relationships with the new companies. In this capacity the division assists companies with site selection, permitting, financing and navigating the City services in the following business sectors: life sciences, high tech, clean tech & advance manufacturing, retail, wholesale, creative economy, and industrial. In addition, the division assists the innovation & start-up community (Innovation Boston), as well as young adults between ages 20-34 (ONEin3) with their professional & business development and civic engagement. The Business Division Division works closely with the brokers, developers, our State counterparts, VC and the business community. For more information please visit: BRA Business Development Division
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
Senior Vice President, Corporate Services
52 Second Avenue, 3rd Floor
Waltham, MA 02451
phone: 781- 684-4941
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage (CBRB) is New England’s most comprehensive real estate services organization. CBRB provides one-stop shopping to clients: complete Real Estate, Mortgage, Insurance, Moving, and Relocation Services are available through New England and around the world. One of the ways in which CBRB accomplishes that is through the Corporate Service Division, which provides full-service relocation management and consulting. Considerable resources and years of experience enable CBRB to expertly handle the particular requirements of relocation while providing local, high-touch personal service.
Construction Management & Builders, Inc. (cm&b)
Senior Vice President
75 Sylvan Street, Building C
Danvers, MA 01923
Founded in 1992, cm&b is a construction management firm providing pre-construction management services to the corporate, industrial, distribution, refrigerated distribution, retail, hospitality, and critical facility markets throughout New England, New York, and the Mid-Atlantic. cm&b’s pre-construction services are at the core of their business and include conceptual design and programming, permitting, cost avoidance strategies, value-engineering throughout the design process, constructability reviews, conceptual budgeting, pre-construction planning, site logistics, and scheduling. Every project the cm&b team undertakes is met with a comprehensive understanding of their clients’ unique program requirements. Their experienced construction specialists provide innovative ideas and solutions through every phase of the project. Having built their reputation on teamwork, consistency, service and integrity, the cm&b team works with their clients to create relationships based on mutual respect, trust, and collaboration resulting in projects of exceptional value.
CoreNet Global, New England
200 State Street
Boston MA 02109
CoreNet Global New England Chapter is the premier association for corporate real estate professionals with more than 8,000 members around the world. It brings together colleagues, partners, competitors, and future employers in the corporate real estate industry and strives to create a global network of professionals in this field. CoreNet Global New England Chapter helps leading multinational companies from the Fortune and Global 1000 to create strategic value for their enterprises in Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America, and North America. Please visit their Chapter page here.
43 Harvard Street
Worcester, MA 01609
Cutler Associates is a premier East Coast construction firm since 1972, providing collaborative project delivery through integrated planning, design, estimating, and construction management services. Specializing in corporate and industrial facilities, we serve as the owner’s single point of contact throughout the building process. With our guidance and industry-specific knowledge, owner management teams can make highly informed decisions on options and alternative to meet budget and building performance priorities – assured that associated risks are under control.
16 Huron Drive
Natick, MA 01760
Dacon is a fully integrated design-build engineering and construction company, focusing on corporate and industrial clients throughout New England. Services offered by Dacon include site and building master planning, project programming, permitting, architectural design and engineering, budgeting, scheduling, and construction. Dacon offers clients a single source of responsibility for implementing successful projects, utilizing state-of-the-art design solutions, and a Guaranteed Maximum Price approach to cost control.
Geoffrey A. Howell
33 Arch Street, 26th Floor
Boston, MA 02110-1447
DLA Piper is an international law firm providing local, national, and multi-national clients with services in the core areas of Corporate and Finance, Litigation, Intellectual Property, Government Affairs, Tax and Real Estate. Their Boston practice is backed by more than 4,200 lawyers across our firm globally, working with clients on Real Estate, Litigation, Government Affairs, Tax and Corporate and Securities related matters. Their real estate lawyers offer a full range of transactional, development, leasing, and advisory services to a wide array of clients. Their litigation group is comprised of seasoned trial lawyers who are experienced in all areas of business litigation. Their corporate and securities lawyers in Boston have a broad-based practice with special emphasis on emerging companies, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, private equity, and fund formation.
Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking
Eastern Bank Corporation
265 Franklin Street
Boston, MA 02110
Founded in 1818 and based in Boston, Eastern Bank is the largest independent and mutually owned bank in New England, with $8.7 billion in assets and more than 95 branches serving communities from the Merrimack Valley to Cape Cod. Eastern Bank offers banking, investments and insurance all under one roof, and prides itself on working harder to understand its customers’ needs so it can deliver these services in a committed and personal way. Eastern Bank includes Eastern Wealth Management and Eastern Insurance.
Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts
Allan W. Blair
President & CEO
1441 Main Street
Springfield, MA 01103
Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts (EDC) brings together the three-county, Western Massachusetts region’s public and private leadership to create a positive environment for responsible economic growth. Centralized coordination, collaboration, and comprehensive professional services are its unifying foundation. The EDC’s mission is to increase Western Massachusetts’ standard of living by attracting and retaining quality jobs and companies, increasing investment, and attracting visitors. The EDC’s staff of nearly 40 manages the following organizations: Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield, Greater Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau, Business Improvement Districts in Springfield, Westfield, Northampton and Amherst, Westmass Area Development Corp. and Westover Metropolitan Development Corp, all vital role players in the region.
Economic Development Incentives, Inc.
80 Orange Street
Douglas, MA 01516
Economic Development Incentives, Inc. (“EDI”) is a joint venture between Dorfman Capital, Inc. (“DORFMAN”) and New England Economic Development, Corp. (“NEED”) established to serve real estate owners who seek federal, state and local business incentives to help finance their projects. EDI has the skills to identify programs for financing public infrastructure such as roads, parking garages, and water and sewer improvements needed for new or existing facilities. A substantial amount of EDI’s business involves the utilization of the Massachusetts Brownfields tax credit program. Since 2009, NEED and DORFMAN have completed over 80 Brownfields tax credit applications resulting in $110,000,000 in credits for non-profit and for profit companies that remediated contaminated property. In most cases, the credits were sold to third parties.
Ernst & Young
200 Clarendon Street
Boston, MA 02116
Ernst & Young (EY) is committed to building a better working world — with increased trust and confidence in business, sustainable growth, development of talent in all its forms, and greater collaboration. EY wants to build a better working world through its own actions and by engaging with like-minded organizations and individuals. This is their purpose — and why they exist as an organization. Running through the organization is a strong sense of obligation to serve a number of different stakeholders who count on us to deliver quality and excellence in everything they do. EY wants to use its global reach and scale to convene the conversation about the challenges facing economies and the capital markets. When business works better, the world works better.
William Van Dam
Community Relations & Economic Development
One NSTAR Way, SW300
Westwood, MA 02090
Eversource Energy operates New England’s largest utility system serving more than 3.6 million electric and natural gas customers in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Eversource Energy is dedicated to this region, as well as the people, energy and technology so vital to its security, stability and economic strength.
GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.
Debra L. Booth
Coporate Director of Marketing
249 Vanderbilt Avenue
Norwood, MA 02062
GZA provides geotechnical, environmental, ecological, water and construction management services to a wide array of private and public clients. Born in 1964 and based in Massachusetts, GZA has offices in the New England, Mid-Atlantic, Appalachian and Great Lakes regions and has completed projects in almost every state and in numerous countries. The firm currently ranks 116th in ENR’s Top 500 Design Firms list and 95th in their Top 200 Environmental Firms list. Employee-owned and operating as One Company out of 30 locations including Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Detroit, Chicago, and Milwaukee, the firm’s approach to business is to be “proactive by design” with a commitment to excellence in external and internal communications.
28 State Street
Boston, MA 02109
Hinckley Allen provides a high quality legal service through an attentive, creative and aggressive application of the law to clients’ needs. They have the talent and capacity to effectively manage the most challenging legal matters. Their practical, responsive approach to meeting clients’ legal needs enhance their services to clients looking for legal answers. Because questions often cross legal disciplines, their structure encourages and supports collaboration.
Lyn Kaplan, CBPA
Business Performance Advisor
77 Fourth Ave. | Suite 100 | Waltham, MA 02451
OFFICE: 781-565-2850 | MOBILE: 781-640-6503 | FAX: 866-309-1274
Insperity, a trusted advisor to America’s best businesses for more than 27 years, provides an array of human resources and business solutions designed to help improve business performance. Insperity® Business Performance Advisors offer the most comprehensive suite of products and services available in the marketplace. Insperity delivers administrative relief, better benefits, reduced liabilities and a systematic way to improve productivity through its premier Workforce Optimization™ solution. Additional company offerings include Human Capital Management, Payroll Services, Time and Attendance, Performance Management, Organizational Planning, Recruiting Services, Employment Screening, Financial Services, Expense Management, Retirement Services and Insurance Services. Insperity business performance solutions support more than 100,000 businesses with over 2 million employees. With 2012 revenues of $2.2 billion, Insperity operates in 57 offices throughout the United States.
Investment Consulting Associates
President and COO
1005 Boylston St, #243
Newton Highlands, MA 02461
phone: 617-314 6527
Investment Consulting Associates provides location strategies for both business and for economic development. ICA understands that locations are strategic assets. Every community and site brings different strengths and liabilities for a company – these intimately drive labor force, operating costs, workflow, logistics flow, P&L, tax and regulatory environment for the business. Investment Consulting Associates understands how these factors impact business and community success and use this knowledge to help clients make better informed strategic location decisions. Core services include portfolio strategy, site selection, market assessment, business attraction, financial feasibility, and government coordination. Their services allow companies, communities, developers, and investors match business to place and maximize the value of their real estate holdings. They also maintain locationselector.com and ICAincentives.com – online tools for site selection and incentive deals.
J. Calnan & Associates
Michael J. Wilson, LEED AP
Director of Strategic Development
3 Batterymarch Park, Fifth Floor
Quincy, MA 02169
J. Calnan & Associates is a leader in providing construction management and preconstruction services in the Academic, Corporate, Healthcare and Science & Technology markets in the New England region and beyond. For over 18 years, our strategic thinking, proactive approach and commitment to clients and the communities in which we live has made us a leader in the industry and attracted high-profile clients. Among recent awards, JC&A has received a Boston Business Journal Citizenship award for its philanthropic efforts six years in a row and CoreNet recognized JC&A as “Regional Service Provider of the Year.” More information can be found at www.jcalnan.com.
Janitronics Building Services
Dorrian Cohen Fragola
Vice President, Marketing & Business Development
29 Sawyer Road
Waltham, MA 02453
Janitronics Building Services is one of the largest privately held and locally managed building services companies in Massachusetts. Janitronics has been an outstanding provider of premier building services in the greater Boston area for over 37 years. They understand that a clean, attractive environment helps an organization draw the best employees, improves the quality of work life and is essential in making a positive first impression to the most discerning visitor or potential customer. Janitronics provides superior cleaning, maintenance, and specialty services to some of the most prestigious properties in downtown Boston, Cambridge and numerous suburban locations. They maintain the iconic Prudential Center and John Hancock Tower. With a specialty and significant training in the biotechnology and life sciences field, they provide services to industry leaders such as Biogen Idec, Alnylam and a host of others. Corporate clients such as Bain Capital, Forrester, The Andover Companies and many more have been doing business with Janitronics for many years. They specialize in building client partnerships by assessing the needs of their clients, providing innovative advice and technologies, providing a safe work environment and training opportunities for their employees and responding immediately to client requests, especially during building emergencies. For more information visit Janitronics.
20 Powder Mill Road
Maynard, MA 01754
Founded in 1984, JM Coull is an award-winning firm that provides construction management, design-build and general contracting services to our clients in the advanced technology, life sciences, education, healthcare and corporate/industrial markets. We offer cost-effective solutions for today’s construction and renovation challenges, from preconstruction through project closeout. At JMC, we’re focused on people – our employees, clients, project partners, and the communities in which we work. By valuing lasting relationships, we establish and maintain a culture of teamwork based on mutual respect and the sharing of ideas and experiences.
Marlborough Economic Development Corporation
91 Main Street, Suite 204
Marlborough, MA 01752
Phone: 508 229 2010
Marlborough Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is the state chartered economic development corporation for the City of Marlborough, MA and represents a public-private partnership for planning. We work with municipal and private investors to foster economic development, job growth and community revitalization and development. For a complete overview of MEDC visit www.marlboroughedc.com.
President and CEO
99 High Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02110
MassDevelopment, the state’s finance and development agency, works with businesses, nonprofits, financial institutions, and communities to stimulate economic growth across the Commonwealth. During FY2014, MassDevelopment financed or managed 314 projects generating investment of more than $2.9 billion in the Massachusetts economy. These projects are projected to create more than 6,300 jobs and build or rehabilitate more than 1,600 residential units.
Thomas J. Sommer
Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council (MassMEDIC)
650 Albany Street
Boston, MA 02118 - USA
MassMEDIC was established in 1996 by company executives interested in promoting the unique interests of the state’s vibrant medical device sector. Now with 350 member companies, MassMEDIC has become the largest regional medical device organization in the nation. MassMEDIC maintains an active calendar of events, with morning informational seminars, an Annual Conference (May) and a MedTech Investors Conference (November). In addition, the organization represents industry interests on Beacon Hill and Capitol Hill and before various state and federal agencies.
Chief of Staff
Director of Strategic and Business Planning
One Harborside Drive, Suite 200S
East Boston, MA 02128
The Massachusetts Port Authority is an independent public authority agency which develops, promotes and manages airports, the seaport and transportation infrastructure to enable Massachusetts and New England to compete successfully in the global marketplace. Massport’s portfolio includes Logan International Airport, L.G. Hanscom Field in Bedford, Worcester Regional Airport, and the Port of Boston as well as extensive commercial real estate. More than 20,000 people are employed on Massport’s transportation facilities, over 80% by private sector partners. These facilities and operations generate more than $8 billion for the region’s economy every year.
Merrimack Valley Economic Development Council Inc.
David A. Tibbetts
1600 Osgood Street
North Andover, MA 01845
The Merrimack Valley Economic Development Council, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization created to advance the economic interests of the entire Merrimack Valley region, from Greater Lowell to the sea. The region is home to clusters of companies in diverse sectors of the economy: life sciences, defense, clean energy, software and communications, and food manufacturing. The Council’s board of directors represents 24 communities in the Merrimack Valley, and is co-chaired by Kendall M. Wallace, Chairman of Lowell Sun Publishing, and Vincent C. Manzi, Jr. of Manzi, Bonanno & Bowers Law Offices in Methuen.
MetroWest Chamber of Commerce
President & CEO
1671 Worcester Road
Framingham, MA 01701
The MetroWest Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit business advocacy, community and economic development association committed to the support of its members’ growth and success and the development of a positive economic climate in the MetroWest Region and across the Commonwealth.
Middlesex Savings Bank
Charles T. Dwyer
Senior Vice President, Regional Commercial Banking Manager
Middlesex Savings Bank
81 Main Street
Medway, MA 02053
phone: 508-599-5935 cell: 774-270-2471
With roots dating back over 175 years, Middlesex Savings Bank is the leading community-oriented mutual bank in Massachusetts, offering a full range of products and services to meet the financial needs of consumers and businesses. With over $4 billion in assets, 30 branches and 5 business-lending centers, Middlesex Savings Bank is one of the largest and strongest banks in the state and a leader in commercial lending.
Executive Vice President/Principal
303 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02210
Headquartered in Boston, NAI Hunneman is a leading provider of commercial real estate services to corporations, institutions and the private market. NAI Hunneman is a member NAI Global, the premier network of independent commercial real estate firms and one of the largest commercial real estate service providers worldwide. NAI Global manages a network of 5,000 professionals and 350 offices in 55 countries throughout the world. NAI professionals work together with its global management team to help clients strategically optimize their real estate assets. To learn more about NAI Hunneman and the NAI Global Network please visit www.naihunneman.com.
Chief Executive Officer
144 Gould Street, Suite 140
Needham, MA 02494
phone: 781-453-6900 x1
NAIOP Massachusetts, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, is a leading voice for commercial real estate and represents the interests of companies that develop, own or manage office, retail, multi-family, industrial, laboratory, mixed use and institutional real estate in the Commonwealth, as well as the professionals that serve the industry. In addition to providing outstanding education and networking opportunities for over 1,600 members, NAIOP advances responsible commercial real estate development and advocates for effective public policy. www.naiopma.org.
NB Development Group
Leasing and Marketing Manager
20 Guest Street,
Boston, MA 02135-2040
NB Development Group is a Boston based privately held real estate development company. As a team, we are experienced in the traditions of Boston’s commercial real estate industry, working in partnership with local communities to help develop sites to their fullest potential. Our services include development, permitting, construction management, leasing, and marketing.
Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
Senior Managing Director
470 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02210
Newmark Grubb Knight Frank’s Boston office opened in 2007 with a team of locally seasoned professionals. The operation further expanded in 2008 with the addition of a local team of brokerage professionals, a property management division, and retail services – strengthening Newmark Grubb Knight Frank’s foothold in the Greater Boston market and significantly growing the operation. Additionally, in January 2011 Thompson Hennessey Partners, which includes 10 brokers, have joined the team, further broadening its reach and experience. The Boston office prides itself on utilizing teamwork and diverse experience to help clients achieve their goals. Newmark’s real estate professionals provide a comprehensive suite of services that includes tenant and landlord representation, retail services, investment sales, property management and project management. Clients benefit from the firm’s unique approach to real estate services which analyzes each client’s financial, cultural, strategic and operational aspirations. Using Newmark Grubb Knight Frank’s unparalleled support system, its professionals implement the best strategy for achieving those objectives while minimizing real estate costs
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Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
155 Seaport Boulevard
Boston, MA 02210
The law firm of Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP has deep roots in Boston and a long-standing reputation of business savvy and pragmatism. The firm’s service model relies on teams of subject-matter experts using their knowledge of the market, the players and the law to help clients get things done. Clients have access to a broad platform of legal expertise and resources in business and finance, intellectual property, litigation, real estate and land use, labor and employment, tax and trusts and estates.
Vice President – Construction and Development
One Patriot Place
Foxborough, MA 02035-1388
Building on the Kraft family’s vision to create an economic driver for eastern Massachusetts, Patriot Place is a super-regional, outdoor mixed-use center centrally located between Boston and Providence. The center is located adjacent to Gillette Stadium, home of the New England Patriots, directly off of Route 1, a state highway that connects the area’s major thoroughfares including I-95, I-495, I-295, SR-27 and SR-1A. Patriot Place exemplifies a new standard in retail, dining, entertainment and living. Visitors to Patriot Place enjoy a terrific collection of stores, including New England’s first Bass Pro Shops and one of the area’s largest Trader Joe’s stores. Patriot Place is also the region’s premier dining destination, featuring 15 restaurants, including Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse, CBS Scene, Bar Louie, Tastings Wine Bar & Bistro, Skipjack’s, Tavolino Pizza Gourmet, Olive Garden, and Twenty-8. In addition to retail and dining, Patriot Place features entertainment attractions like Showcase Live, a 16,000 square-foot live entertainment venue; National Amusements Cinema de Lux, a state-of-the-art 14-screen theater; and The Hall at Patriot Place presented by Raytheon, a world-class interactive museum celebrating the history of the New England Patriots and football in New England. Additional mixed-use offerings at Patriot Place include the Brigham and Women’s/Mass General Health Care Center, providing a variety of outpatient and day surgery services in a convenient location for area patients, and the 154-room Renaissance Hotel & Spa, delivering its first-class services to sports fans, business travelers and tourists alike. The amenities offered by Patriot Place promise to provide a perfect complement to a large-scale office campus presently being planned for the site. More information on Patriot Place can be found at www.patriot-place.com.
225 Franklin Street, Suite 1100, Boston, MA 02110
Perkins+Will is an international interdisciplinary architecture and design firm where design, technology, and research converge to create places that improve how we live, learn, work, and play. Perkins+Will’s Boston office serves clients throughout Massachusetts, New England, the US and beyond, working in a variety of markets including corporate, commercial + civic, healthcare, higher education, science + technology, and sports + recreation. The firm is known for its design ingenuity, its technical expertise, its cutting-edge research and its unswerving commitment to it’s clients, including Biogen Idec, Genzyme, Harvard University, Microsoft, Partners Healthcare, Philips, and Schneider Electric.
Recently ranked as one of the top 5 most innovative architectural firms by Fast Company, the award-winning Perkins+Will is consistently counted among the world’s top design firms. Social responsibility is fundamental to the firm’s outlook, annually donating one percent of its services to non-profits. With pioneering tools to advance sustainable practices, the largest green building portfolio in North America, and a commitment to the 2030 Challenge, Perkins+Will is recognized as a leading sustainable design firm.
Pittsfield Economic Development Authority (PEDA)
Corydon L Thurston
Pittsfield Economic Development Authority
PEDA and the William Stanley Business Park is a local economic development organization representing Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Pittsfield is a city in a beautiful location nestled in the rolling hills of the Berkshires, where residents enjoy a great quality of life. Pittsfield offers an excellent opportunity for growing and relocating businesses to take advantage of state and local government incentives…without the higher costs associated with a larger metropolitan area. PEDA can help businesses succeed.
15 New England Executive Park
Burlington MA 01803
PM Group is an international provider of professional services in engineering design, architecture and project management. Our 2,200 multi-disciplinary staff are fully focused on successfully delivering complex high technology projects for clients in over 30 countries worldwide. Our expertise covers a range of sectors including Life Sciences, Food, Data Centers, Advanced Manufacturing and Energy. Our local office is in Burlington ,MA.
Quincy Chamber of Commerce
1400 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Quincy 2000 Collaborative is a 501(c)3 non-profit economic development agency for the City of Quincy, Massachusetts. The organization assists the City through a variety of economic development initiatives including business district redevelopment and revitalization planning services; the development of marketing and incentives programs to attract businesses to Quincy; entrepreneurial education, training and technical assistance services; financing programs for start-ups and existing businesses; permitting and licensing assistance; administration of the region’s Economic Target Area; and general support services to help businesses in the City of Quincy grow and expand.
David B L'Heureux
New England Middle Market
Mail Code: MA1-SST-05-15
75 State Street
Boston, MA 02109
Tel: 617-757-5520 (425520)
Santander Bank, N.A. is one of the top 25 retail banks in the United States by deposits, with a presence in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island. Santander’s 9,218 employees serve the financial goals of American consumers and businesses through its 718 branches and 2,099 ATMs. Headquartered in Boston, Santander is supervised by the Office of the Currency of the Comptroller and is FDIC insured. Santander in the United States is a wholly-owned, financially autonomous member of the Santander Group. For more information about Santander in the United States, visit www.santanderbank.com or call 877-768-2265.
Director of Business Development
64 Pleasant St
Watertown, MA 02472
Collaboration is one of today’s biggest buzzwords—but at Sasaki, it’s at the core of what they do. They see it not just as a working style, but as one of the fundamentals of innovation. Sasaki’s practice comprises architecture, interior design, planning, urban design, landscape architecture, graphic design, and civil engineering, as well as financial planning and software development. On Sasaki’s project teams, practitioners from diverse backgrounds come together to create unique and contextual solutions—working seamlessly from planning to implementation. From their headquarters in Watertown, Massachusetts, Sasaki works locally, nationally, and globally. Current and recent local projects include the Dudley Square Municipal Office facility and the Havas/Arnold Worldwide headquarters in Downtown Crossing.
65 Allerton Street
Boston, MA 02119
Suffolk Construction is a privately held building contractor providing preconstruction, construction management, design-build, and general contracting services to clients in the healthcare, science and technology, education and commercial sectors. Suffolk is based in Boston, Massachusetts and has a strong national presence with main offices throughout the Northeast, Southeast and West Region. Suffolk is committed to delivering its “build smart” approach to construction management on every project. The company’s project teams provide clients comprehensive planning services, innovative solutions and technologies, and proven processes, such as Lean Construction and Virtual Design and Construction (VDC), to deliver the most complex building construction projects on schedule and on budget, with minimal risk. Suffolk is a community-conscious organization dedicated to environmentally-friendly and sustainable business practices, and is committed to making a positive impact in its local communities through grassroots volunteer work, employee fundraising, and corporate giving.
Taunton Development Corporation
Richard L. Shafer
Taunton Development Corporation
1380 Bay Street, Suite A
Taunton, Ma. 02780
508-824-5857, cell 508-230-4152
Taunton Development Corporation is a non-profit private corporation responsible for the continuing development, marketing, management, and maintenance of both the Myles Standish Industrial Park and the Liberty and Union Industrial Park.
Market President for Boston Metro South and Rhode Island
200 State St, 10th Floor
Boston, MA 02109
TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank, is one of the 10 largest banks in the U.S., providing more than 8 million customers with a full range of retail, small business and commercial banking products and services. The company has particularly strong ties to the Massachusetts community and services approximately 1,300 convenient locations throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Metro D.C., the Carolinas and Florida. In addition, TD Bank and its subsidiaries offer customized private banking and wealth management services through TD Wealth®, and vehicle financing and dealer commercial services through TD Auto Finance. TD Bank is headquartered in Cherry Hill, N.J. To learn more, visit www.tdbank.com. Find TD Bank on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TDBank and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/TDBank_US.
Town of Framingham
Director of Community & Economic Development
150 Concord Street
Framingham, MA 01702
The Framingham EDIC is a Town board tasked with stimulating economic development and employment opportunities in accordance with the Town’s economic development plans. Located at the heart of the MetroWest region, Framingham offers an exceptional location and access, an educated population, and a high quality of life. Framingham is home to the world headquarters for a number of major corporations, including Bose, Staples, TJX, and the Cumberland Gulf Group. The Town also hosts a growing life sciences cluster, anchored by Genzyme, a Sanofi Company, and the world-renown Framingham Heart Study.
Transwestern | RBJ
Senior Vice President
75 State Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02109
Transwestern | RBJ is a full-service commercial real estate firm offering strategic real estate solutions to discerning clients worldwide. Through a keen understanding of their client’s business objectives, an approach rooted in teamwork and timely, accurate research, they craft creative, innovative solutions that provide their clients a competitive advantage in solving their local, national, and international real estate challenges. The firm has built a solid team of experts in brokerage, investment sales, market research, financial analysis with CPA capability, lease/portfolio review, location strategy, economic incentives advisory and operating and tax expense audit.
Vice President for Economic Development
University of Massachusetts President's Office
225 Franklin Street, 12th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
Phone: (617) 287-4087
The University of Massachusetts mission is to provide an affordable and accessible education of high quality and to conduct programs of research and public service that advance knowledge, help build the economy and improve the lives of the people of the Commonwealth, the nation, and the world. The University system consists of five campuses covering every region in the state – the flagship campus in Amherst, the medical school campus in Worcester, and three comprehensive campuses in Boston, Dartmouth and Lowell. The University helps create jobs, prepares its students to succeed in jobs, and inspires social activity that strengthens communities in every region of Massachusetts. In fact, the University of Massachusetts is one of the state’s largest economic engines, generating over $6B impact and 45,000 jobs annually. In fiscal 2014, UMass research and development expenditures exceeded $600 million, and UMass technology licensing revenue was over $30 million. Enrollment has grown to over 73,000 – a growth of 30 percent over the last decade – and the University awards over 16,000 degrees annually, with most of its graduates choosing to live and work in the Commonwealth.
John R. DiNapoli
Municipal & Community Services Manager
285 John Fitch Highway
Fitchburg, MA 01420-8207
Unitil is one of New England’s leading energy service companies. The Unitil System of companies offers a broad spectrum of power-related services, including energy planning, procurement, delivery, marketing, consulting and billing activities. They also offer energy efficiency program/rebates for their electric and natural gas customers.
Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc.
President & CEO
101 Walnut Street
Watertown, MA 02471
VHB’s passionate team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers provides consulting services to clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as to federal, state and local governments. Ranked 76th in the nation among top design firms by ENR, VHB partners with our clients from 22 offices along the east coast to improve mobility, enhance communities, and strengthen economic vitality, while balancing development and infrastructure needs with stewardship of our environment.
Westborough Economic Development Committee
Economic Development Coordinator - Town of Westborough
phone: 508-871-5149 ext. 149
The Westborough Economic Development Committee (EDC) seeks to create a positive experience for businesses interested in developing land, property, or setting up a new corporate headquarters in Westborough. We work with businesses on everything from our permitting process to construction and/or land development. We believe that in order for a business to be successful in their growth or expansion plans, a collaborative partnership must be established to create a swift permitting process and get your business up and running.
Executive Vice President, Client Relations
880 Winter Street, Suite 200
Waltham, MA 02451
Whether partnering with us for your retained and executive search or specialized contract staffing needs, WinterWyman is an authority in finding top Technology, Accounting, Finance and HR executives, leaders and talent. WinterWyman’s approach is highly strategic and collaborative, ensuring only the highest caliber, most appropriate prospects are recruited. For over 40 years the firm has been helping power the Massachusetts’ economy by recruiting talent for emerging start-ups, growing businesses and industry leaders. The company has been consistently recognized as one of Boston’s Largest Executive Search Firms, Largest Temporary Placement Firms, and a Best Place to Work.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Stephen P. Flavin
Vice President and Dean, Academic and Corporate Development
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
100 Institute Road
Worcester, MA 01609-2280
Founded in 1865 in Worcester, Mass., WPI was one of the nation’s first engineering and technology universities. Its 14 academic departments offer more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in science, engineering, technology, business, the social sciences, and the humanities and arts, leading to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. WPI’s talented faculty work with students on interdisciplinary research that seeks solutions to important and socially relevant problems in fields as diverse as the life sciences and bioengineering, energy, information security, materials processing, and robotics. Students also have the opportunity to make a difference to communities and organizations around the world through the university’s innovative Global Perspective Program. There are more than 25 WPI project centers throughout North America and Central America, Africa, Australia, Asia, and Europe.
Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce
Director of Business Recruitment & Economic Development
446 Main Street, Suite 200
Worcester, MA 01609
phone: 508-753-2924 x. 226
The Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce is the largest Chamber in New England with over 2,500 members and growing. We are the lead organization for economic development serving the region’s business community. Our strategic agenda is built around our “Recruit, Retain, and Incubate” framework. The Chamber has taken a leadership role in economic development and is actively promoting the Worcester Value Proposition and generating interest and investment in Worcester and the Region. The Chamber is an active member of the Economic Development Coordinating Council working with our partners to maintain an organized focus on key projects and legislative priorities.
Wyman Street Advisors
Wyman Street Advisor
404 Wyman Street, Suite 250
Waltham, MA 02451
work 781-684-1200 ext. 26
Wyman Street Advisors is involved in commercial brokerage, consulting and development. Founded on the ideals of personal service, long-term relationships, unbiased advice, and market intelligence. Our professionals average 15 years in the industry, and deliver demonstrated solutions untainted by the quest for the next commissionable transaction or quick deal. Rather, our client relationships are primarily advisory in nature and long term. It is our goal to be involved in the evaluation, strategic planning, and execution of your real estate strategy, and to collaborate with clients who value our advice and consult with us regularly.