Diversifying Real Estate Investment into New Markets

Under its new CEO Peter Gottlieb, Hobbs Brook Real Estate is diversifying the geography and asset mix of its real estate portfolio from its traditional office and lab stomping grounds along Route 128 to different asset classes and regions of the country.

How to Reposition Office Buildings from Class B to A

A lot more goes into renovating an older class B building into a class A than just adding a coffee bar or flat-screen TV in the lobby. A big part of the decision to renovate is the owner’s appetite for risk and how far they are willing to go to achieve a higher rate of return.

Room To Grow?

Multifamily properties in the northern suburbs, class B office buildings in Boston and industrial conversions in the inner-ring communities could attract strong interest from investors in 2017, commercial real estate brokers and analysts predict.