Can Lexington Have It Both Ways?

After offering an incentive to lab developers by raising building heights, the town of Lexington is challenging them to deliver buildings equipped with some of the suburbs’ most energy-efficient building systems.

Hot Property: PUMA North America HQ

Athletic gear manufacturer PUMA has opened its new headquarters at Somerville’s Assembly Row, consolidating local operations previously based at 33 Arch St. in Boston and 10 Lyberty Way in Westford.

What Scientists Want from Today’s Lab Buildings

Drawing from within our own professional networks, we interviewed four scientists with varied fields of research about their workplace experiences to learn how designers can create environments that meet their expectations and needs, as well as support their new ways of working.

Hot Property: 11 Dartmouth St.

Boston-based Quaker Lane Capital has received special permit approval to redevelop 11 Dartmouth St. in Malden Center as a mixed-use property including class A office and life science space. 

‘Morphable Floor’ Could Be New Office Space Model

Tenants’ preferences for post-COVID workspace are prompting shifts in office designs emphasizing outdoor connections, and Gensler architects have some ideas about how to make that practical in places like Boston with wide seasonal fluctuations in climate.

A New Office Paradigm for a Post-Pandemic World

Despite speculation by some that work-from-home is here to stay, even after COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, there are many indications that full-time remote work is neither sustainable nor strategic for the long-term health of companies and their people.

Not Just Another Day at the Office

Architects and property managers are studying once-unthinkable changes to office environments as corporate America envisions a gradual return to work in the COVID-19 era.

Hot Property: Engie North America Offices

Energy services provider Engie North America’s new Boston headquarters contains a mix of open workspace, private offices, huddle areas, conference rooms and work lounges designed to balance needs for collaboration and concentration.

Hub on Causeway Completes Latest Phase

As construction continues on its signature 31-story office tower, developers commemorated the completion of The Hub on Causeway’s second phase including a boutique hotel, supermarket, apartment tower and new fan amenities at the TD Garden.