A Front-Row Seat to Notable Real Estate Addresses

During its 150-year history, Banker & Tradesman and its parent company, The Warren Group, occupied addresses in some of Massachusetts’ most significant commercial districts and steps from some of the 21st-century’s highest-profile development sites.

Tunnel Troubles in Fort Point

Approval of Related Beal’s 1.1 million-square-foot Channelside development in Boston’s Fort Point hinges partly on whether the buildings can avoid placing additional weight upon the parking lot that sits 10 feet above the Interstate 90 tunnel.

Hot Property: The Hood Milk Bottle

The Boston Children’s Museum recently received the 2021 Mayor Thomas M. Menino Legacy Award by Preservation Massachusetts for the renovation of the historic Hood Milk Bottle in Boston’s Fort Point.

Hot Property: 44 Farnsworth St.

Renovations of public health consultancy John Snow Inc.’s 63,000-square-foot headquarters in Boston’s Fort Point neighborhood consolidated the company’s footprint from seven to six floors and created a more flexible and efficient floor plan.

Repurposing Real Estate While Retaining History

Nate Turner recently marked his 22nd anniversary at Boston-based architects Margulies Perruzzi, specializing in repurposing brick-and-beam properties in neighborhoods including the Seaport District for the 21st century economy.

Gillette Seeks Flexibility to Redevelop Campus

As it studies future options for its 34-acre World Shaving Headquarters property in South Boston, Gillette Co. is seeking to remove some state oversight over what could be built next on portions of the prime waterfront real estate.

Developers Redesign Fort Point Tower

A proposed office-lab tower that’s drawn criticism from Fort Point residents has been redesigned with a new brick base to match the historic architecture of the former industrial neighborhood.

Lab Developers Build Ahead of the Market

Commercial landlords trying to capture soaring demand from rapidly growing life science startups are increasingly building out lab space on spec in the hopes of catalyzing the next life science cluster outside of East Cambridge.

Hot Property: Saber’s Boston Innovation Lab

Travel industry tech provider Sabre has opened a new Boston Innovation Lab at 321 Summer St. in Fort Point to serve as the headquarters of its research and development arm on uses of big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence.