Perry Brokerage Facilitates Sale of 317-321 Union Street Rockland, MA

Perry Brokerage, a full service commercial brokerage firm serving Boston and the South Shore is pleased to announce that it has facilitated the sale of 317-321 Union Street, Rockland, MA. Rich Beal of Perry Brokerage represented the seller, A.W. Perry, Inc. and procured the buyer WT Barry, Inc. for the $375,000 transaction.

“317-321 Union Street is strategically located in the heart of downtown Rockland’s business district. This historic property has long been a fixture in Town,” said Rich Beal, President of Perry Brokerage. “WT Barry’s plans to reposition the asset to a mixed use property with a residential component will be a great addition to this area of Rockland.”

Originally constructed in the early 1900’s, 319-321 Union Street is a 11,100 sf building.

WT Barry is a development company based in Hingham, MA, specializing in the repositioning of multi- family assets on the South Shore.

Perry Brokerage Announces Recent Leasing Activity at 420 Boylston Street Boston, MA

Perry Brokerage, a full service commercial brokerage firm serving Boston and the South Shore is pleased to announce recent leasing activity at 420 Boylston Street Boston, MA. Rich Beal and Jon Gifford of Perry Brokerage represented the landlord, A.W. Perry, Inc. in new leases for Intensity Corporation and Klavens Law Group, P.C., and an extension and expansion for Lois Lindauer Searches. These transactions total over 9,000 square feet. Jeff Landers of Transwestern/RBJ represented Klavens Law Group and Michael Shakespeare and Ryan Healy of Colliers International represented Intensity.

“We are pleased to have these three great firms as our tenants at The Berkeley at 420 Boylston Street,” said Kerri Gallaway Vice President and Property Manager of A.W. Perry. “We look forward to serving them in the years to come.”

The Berkeley at 420 Boylston Street is an award winning Historic Restoration owned and managed by A.W. Perry, located in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay. The building features a six story atrium, elegant lobby and large windows with amazing views of Berkeley and Boylston Streets. For more information on leasing opportunities visit www.perrybrokerage.com.

7-Eleven Extends Lease with A.W. Perry at 50 Summer Street Boston, MA

Perry Brokerage, a full service commercial brokerage firm serving Boston and the South Shore is pleased to announce that 7-Eleven has extended their lease at 50 Summer Street, Boston, MA. Rich Beal and Jon Gifford of Perry Brokerage represented the landlord, A.W. Perry, Inc. and Patrick Doran of Excess Space represented 7-Eleven in the transaction.

“As the Downtown Boston area experiences unprecedented growth, it is quickly becoming a live, work, and play environment. 7-Eleven is a great urban amenity to complement this growth,” said Kerri Gallaway, Vice President and Property Manager of A.W. Perry.

50 Summer Street is a 2 story mixed used property owned by A.W. Perry, conveniently located at the corner of Summer and Arch Streets in the heart of Downtown Boston.

Perry Brokerage Facilitates Sale of 60 Research Road Hingham, MA

Perry Brokerage, a full service commercial brokerage firm serving Boston and the South Shore is pleased to announce that A.W. Perry, Inc. has sold 60 Research Road, Hingham, MA, to McCusker Gill, Inc. Rich Beal and Jon Gifford of Perry Brokerage represented the seller, A.W. Perry, Inc. and Chris Griffin of Cushman & Wakefield of Massachusetts represented the buyer in the $5,000,000 sale.

“Both A.W. Perry and McCusker Gill are well respected businesses with a long term presence in the South Shore Park,” said Rich Beal, President of Perry Brokerage. “60 Research Road provided the perfect location for McCusker Gill’s expanding business needs, and A.W. Perry was glad to collaborate with the buyer on this transaction.”

60 Research Road is a 58,655 sf office/flex building in South Shore Park conveniently located off of route 3 at exit 15/Derby Street in South Shore Park.

Richard P. Beal appointed Chairman of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board

A.W. Perry, Inc., a commercial and residential real estate investment and development company with offices in Hingham and Boston and Perry Brokerage Associates a full service commercial brokerage firm serving Boston and the South Shore are pleased to announce the appointment of its executives Richard P. Beal as the 2015 Chairman of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board (GBREB) and June M. Cunniff as the 2015 President of the Building Owners and Manager’s Association (BOMA) Boston. A. W. Perry has long advocated service to the real estate industry, and in assuming these roles Beal, a fifth generation member of the Perry family becomes the fifth Perry executive to serve as Chairman of GBREB and Cunniff becomes the fifth Perry executive to serve as BOMA Boston President.

Beal, a Hingham resident and President of Perry Brokerage Associates served as the 2009 President of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Boston and is a member of the Board of the South Shore Chamber of Commerce and of the Council of Advisors of Historic Boston Incorporated.

Cunniff, a Weymouth resident and Vice President of A.W. Perry, Inc. also serves on the Board of Directors for the Greater Boston Real Estate Board and on the Leadership Committee for the Women’s Business Connection of the South Shore Chamber of Commerce.

Richard P. Beal Installed as Chairman of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board / June M. Cunniff installed as President of BOMA Boston

We are are pleased to announce the appointment of Richard P. Beal as the 2015 Chairman of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board (GBREB) and June M. Cunniff as the 2015 President of the Building Owners and Manager’s Association (BOMA) Boston.

Perry Brokerage Facilitates Crown Colony medical office condo sale

Perry Brokerage, a full service commercial brokerage firm serving Boston and the South Shore is pleased to announce that the Associates of South Shore Dermatology has purchased a medical office condominium at 300 Congress Street, Quincy, MA. Rich Beal of Perry Brokerage represented the buyer and Taryn Wilson of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank represented the seller in the $588,000 sale.

“Associates of South Shore Dermatology have had a long term presence in Crown Colony, and the acquisition of this new space allows them to meet the needs of their patients,” said Rich Beal, President of Perry Brokerage.

300 Congress Street, Quincy, is a 88,500 sf office building conveniently located in Crown Colony Office Park at the intersections of routes 93 and 3.

South Shore Chamber of Commerce relocates to 1050 Hingham Street in Rockland

The South Shore Chamber of Commerce, the region’s largest Chamber, will take a new, important step in its history when it relocates its headquarters to Rockland, MA in June of this year.

The announcement was made recently by South Shore Chamber of Commerce CEO Peter Forman, who revealed that the Chamber’s new home will be at 1050 Hingham Street (Route 228), Rockland, with convenient access to the Route 3 (Exit 14) interchange.

Forman said, “In planning the relocation, we took into account that we serve businesses and communities across the entire South Shore, and our membership extends from Quincy to Plymouth and beyond.” He added, “The Rockland location is a convenient and central setting, and will help us as we look to strengthen and grow our membership throughout the South Shore.”

Forman said the Chamber’s Board of Directors and leadership believe that the location will provide a central, highly visible, easily accessible and well-branded location for its members to meet, gather and work.

The Chamber will host an Open House later this year to welcome members and visitors to the new location. “We are very excited to be coming to Rockland,” said Forman, noting, “This is geographically central to our footprint and in an area that holds the great potential for growth of membership.” He added, “We are not aligned with any one city or town and will continue to hold events and work to promote economic growth throughout our region as we have in the past.”

“We are pleased that the South Shore Chamber has selected 1050 Hingham Street as its new business location,” said June Cunniff Vice President and Property Manager of A.W. Perry, Inc. “We are honored to be part of this milestone in the Chamber’s history and it is our privilege to help support and be involved in the Chamber’s upcoming growth initiatives . We extend our appreciation to Peter Brown of Campanelli Companies who represented the South Shore Chamber and Rich Beal of Perry Brokerage Associates who facilitated the lease transaction on behalf of A.W. Perry, Inc.”

Jonathan H. Gifford Joins Perry Brokerage Associates as Senior Vice President

Perry Brokerage Associates (PBA), a full service commercial brokerage firm serving Boston and the South Shore, has recently announced the appointment of Jonathan H. Gifford as the firm’s Senior Vice President. In this position, he will provide landlord and tenant services for the company.

Mr. Gifford brings more than thirty years of commercial brokerage experience to PBA on behalf of landlords and tenants. Most recently, he worked as a Senior Vice President and Partner at NAI Hunneman in Boston where he was the co-leader of the Downtown Leasing Division.

“In its relatively brief history, PBA has proven its ability to deliver a high level of service to its clients. I look forward to the opportunity to build on this success and continue to grow PBA’s platform in Boston and on the South Shore,” noted Mr. Gifford.

“We are extremely pleased that Jon has chosen to bring his wealth of experience to the PBA team and we look forward to the value he will bring to our clients,” commented Richard P. Beal, President, PBA.

About Perry Brokerage Associates: In July 2011, A.W. Perry announced the formation of Perry Brokerage Associates, LLC (“PBA”). Building on the company’s more than 125 years of commercial property ownership, management, development and leasing expertise, PBA provides leasing, sales and acquisition services, representing landlords and tenants in the Boston and South Shore Markets. For more information, visit www.perrybrokerage.com.

Varden Technologies Leases a Full Floor at A.W. Perry’s 77 Franklin Street

November 2012- On behalf of A.W. Perry, Perry Brokerage Associates (PBA) is pleased to announce that Varden Technologies, Inc. recently signed a lease for 5,500 square feet of office space at the 77 Franklin Street Boston, MA. Rich Beal of PBA represented A.W. Perry and Jason Cameron of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank represented Varden in the lease transaction.

“We are pleased that Varden Technologies has chosen 77 Franklin as their new business location,” said Kerri Gallaway Vice President and Property Manager of A.W. Perry, Inc. “They will be a great addition to the building and we look forward to serving them in the years to come.”

77 Franklin Street is located at the intersection of Franklin Street and Arch Street in the heart of the city’s Financial District steps away from Downtown Crossing, Post Office Square and South Station, featuring on-site management, a 24-hour lobby attendant, and easy access to public transportation and numerous area amenities. Prime Office Lease opportunities are available ranging from 800 to 5,650 sq. ft offering a great window line and flexible layout for office intensive or open area space requirements. For more information, contact Rich Beal at 617-542-1442, rbeal@perrybrokerage.com.

About Varden Technologies, Inc.: Founded in 1999, Varden provides software consulting and integration services exclusively to the Investment Management Community. Possessing an in-depth knowledge of the top products in the investment industry, the Varden team provides functional and technical expertise in multiple investment management disciplines. For more information, visit www.vardentech.com.
About A.W. Perry, Inc.: Since 1884, A.W. Perry, Inc., a privately held real estate firm, has strived to provide the highest level of quality, service and value to its tenants and clients. An established leader in the industry, A.W. Perry is an award winning property management firm, an experienced developer and investor. Under the direction of the
family’s fourth and fifth generations, the company is known for creating and nurturing long-standing business relationships. For more information, visit www.awperry.com.

About Perry Brokerage Associates: In July 2011, A.W. Perry announced the formation of Perry Brokerage Associates, LLC (“PBA”). Building on the company’s more than 125 years of commercial property ownership, management, development and leasing expertise, PBA provides leasing, sales and acquisition services, representing landlords and tenants in the Boston and South Shore Markets. For more information, visit www.perrybrokerage.com.

About Newmark, Grubb, Knight Frank: Newmark Grubb Knight Frank’s Boston office thrives with a team of local seasoned professionals providing a comprehensive suite of services that includes tenant and landlord representation, retail services, investment sales, property management and project management. For more information, visit www.newmarkkf.com.