Boston Net LEASE News
Calkain Companies Inc., a national real estate investment brokerage firm, has recently opened a Boston-area office, located in Burlington, in order to better serve the New England and Northeast markets. The office will be staffed by three industry veterans: senior managing director Stan Wyrwicz, formerly the chief financial officer of General Investment and Development Cos. and also CFO with Cabot, Cabot and Forbes; managing director Rich Murphy, who has been part of the Calkain team for a year and who previously worked at the controller level for the Mills corporation Follow this company and Akridge Real Estate Services; and vice president Mike O’Mara, wo has been in commercial real estate for 20 years.
CB Richard Ellis/New England, based in Boston, has named Jason Levendusky, Taidgh McClory and Patrick Mulready partners of the firm. Levendusky, who joined CBRE/NE in 2001, is a senior member of the Massachusetts suburban brokerage team. McClory, who joined CBRE/NE in 2003, is senior vice president, director of marketing & client services. Mulready, who began his career at CBRE/NE in 1996 as an appraiser, specializing in the valuation of office properties throughout Greater Hartford, transferred to the Hartford brokerage staff in 1998 to focus on the sale of investment properties.
Individual investors will continue to be attracted to Net Lease deals because those transactions are viewed as safe, income-producing real estate investments, says CEO of Calkain Jonathan W Hipp “We think that Boston-area is going to stay very competitive net lease market.