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Nordblom Company Welcomes Keurig Green Mountain to New Office/R&D Center

6/2/2015

201 Burlington Road Bedford MA

Transwestern | RBJ today announces the firm brokered a 41,705-squarefoot lease on behalf of building owner Nordblom Company with tenant Keurig Green Mountain Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR). The space at 201 Burlington Road in Bedford will be used for office, research and development purposes. Partners Brian McKenzie, James Lipscomb and John Wilson represented Nordblom in the transaction. 

‘West Coast-style’ campus, amenity space lures Citrix to Network Drive Burlington

5/5/2015

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Electric vehicle charging stations, a bicycle-sharing program, a putting green and an organic-based cafeteria with indoor and outdoor seating are just a few of the “West Coast-style” amenities that convinced cloud computing company Citrix Systems to relocate from Bedford to Burlington. 

18|8 Fine Men’s Salon to Open at 3rd Ave Burlington

12/2/2014

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3rd Ave, the dining and entertainment heart of Burlington, announced that they have completed a 1,358 SF lease with 18|8 Fine Men’s Salon.  Being developed by Nordblom Company, the 3rd Ave retail-walking street is anchored by the newly opened Wegmans and currently home to The Bancroft, Boston Interiors, Carter’s Diamonds, and Cambridge Savings Bank with Tony C’s, Kings Bowl, PAUL Bakery, Redstone American Grill, and Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams opening in the near future. 

Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams to Open at 3rd Ave Burlington

7/29/2014

Mitchell Gold Bob Williams 3rd Ave Burlington

3rd Ave Burlington, the dining and entertainment heart of Burlington, announced that they have completed a 9,000 square foot lease with Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams. Being developed by Nordblom Company, the 3rd Ave retail-walking street will be anchored by Wegmans and Kings Bowl and home to The Bancroft (now open), Tony C’s, Redstone American Grill, Boston Interiors, PAUL Bakery, Cambridge Savings Bank (now open), and Carter’s Diamonds. 

Special Permit Approved for 270,000 SF Office Building in Burlington

6/19/2014

25 Network Drive Burlington MA

Nordblom
is planning to develop a six-story office building in Northwest Park, adding to the recent growth spurt on its nearly 300-acre Burlington campus. 

PAUL Bakery to Open at 3rd Ave Burlington in 2014

2/19/2014

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3rd Ave Burlington, the dining and entertainment heart of Burlington, announced that they have completed a 2,627 square foot lease with PAUL Bakery.  Being developed by Nordblom Company, the 3rd Ave retail-walking street will be anchored by Wegmans and Kings Bowl and home to The Bancroft, Cambridge Savings Bank, Tony C’s, Redstone American Grill, Boston Interiors and Carter’s Diamonds. 

Two New Leases Signed at 3rd Ave Burlington

1/15/2014

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3rd Ave Burlington, the dining and entertainment heart of Burlington, announced that they have completed two new leases totaling 22,825 SF.  The signed leases are with Boston Interiors (17,757 SF) and Carter’s Diamonds & Fine Jewelers (5,068 SF). 

Nordblom Company Acquires 15 Network Drive in Burlington, MA

12/4/2013

15 Network Drive Burlington MA

Nordblom Company announced the acquisition of the former Palomar Medical Technologies world headquarters at 15 Network Drive in Burlington, MA.  Nordblom, in conjunction with its partner, Network Drive Owner, LLC, purchased the 130,000 SF building for $25.75 million from Cynosure, Inc (NASDAQ: CYNO) who recently acquired Palomar.   

Two New South End Apartment Buildings in Nordblom Proposal

11/20/2013

345 Harrison Ave Boston, MA

Burlington, Mass.-based Nordblom Co. has filed plans with the Boston Redevelopment Authority for approval to build a pair of apartment buildings across the street from the old Herald site. Under the proposal, the developer is seeking approval for 345 Harrison Ave. that would include a 14-story building along Harrison Avenue with 369 units and a second, 13-story building with 233 units on Washington Street. 

Amenity Rich Burlington Continues to Grow

10/16/2013

Nordblom Company announced today that they are building a new facility for DCU (Digital Federal Credit Union) and sold a site to the Primrose School of Burlington.  Both will be located on Greenleaf Way, which is directly across Middlesex Turnpike from Network Drive.  Both facilities are under construction and plan to open this winter, and will add to the growing mix of amenities available to office tenants in Burlington. 

Governor Patrick Tours Northwest Park

10/4/2013

Governor Patrick tours Northwest Park

Governor Deval Patrick on Thursday toured the Northwest Park and the 3rd Ave project in Burlington with local officials and developers to see how the public investment project has unlocked significant private investment in the area and to discuss the importance of partnering with cities and towns to create jobs and economic opportunity.
 

ValueOptions Signs Lease at Boston’s 1000 Washington Street

8/5/2013

1000 Washington Street Boston MA

Boston, MA - On behalf of Nordblom Company, CBRE/New England announced today that a new lease has been signed at 1000 Washington Street in Boston, Massachusetts. ValueOptions, the nation’s largest independent behavioral health and wellness company, will occupy 39,385 square feet at the property in May 2013.

ValueOptions signs lease at Boston’s 1000 Washington St. - See more at: http://www.boston.com/businessupdates/2013/08/05/valueoptions-signs-lease-for-space-boston-washington-nordblom-says/HhTdqBzq8XsTopciGsJwUI/story.html#sthash.YxgRXiVb.dpuf
 

50 Congress Street, Boston Sold By Nordblom Company to KBS Capital Advisors

7/15/2013

50 Congress Street Boston, MA

Nordblom Company announced today that it has sold 50 Congress Street in Boston, MA, a 179,872 SF landmark office building in the heart of the financial district, to KBS Capital Advisors. 

Northwest Park tenant to relocate

7/10/2013

BURLINGTON - As construction continues each day in Northwest Park, there are other types of activity taking place, such as tenants requesting to move to another part of the park because they’ve outgrown their current tenant space. 

Redstone American Grill to Open at 3rd Ave Burlington in 2014

6/5/2013

Redstone American Grill to Open at 3rd Ave Burlington in 2014
10,000 square feet leased 

Cambridge Savings Bank to Open at 3rd Ave Burlington in 2014

5/21/2013

Cambridge Savings Bank to Open at 3rd Ave Burlington in 2014
3,300 square feet leased 

High-End Steak House to be Part of Northwest Park

5/6/2013

The Nordblom Company announced that the Webber Restaurant Group will have a high-end steak house, The Bancroft, as part of the Northwest Park development. 

KINGS Bowl to join Wegmans as anchor of the 3rd Ave in Burlington

3/27/2013

Nordblom Co., which is developing the 3rd Ave mixed-use complex that plans to feature lots of retail and entertainment, said that Kings Bowl will join a Wegmans supermarket as an anchor tenant for the Burlington project. 

NetBrain Moves Corporate HQ to Network Drive in Burlington

3/4/2013

NetBrain Moves to Network Drive

NetBrain Technologies, creator of network automation software, is opening their new corporate headquarters at Network Drive at Northwest Park in Burlington, Mass. 

Selectmen Approve Liquor License for Incoming Kings Bowling

2/19/2013

Burlington Kings

The Burlington Board of Selectmen gave approval last week for a liquor license for Kings Bowl which is being built across from the incoming Wegman's. 

Planners approve special permits for NW Park housing

2/11/2013

BURLINGTON - The Planning Board unanimously approved the Nordblom Company’s three special permit applications for 32 Second Ave during last night’s meeting. 

Planners open special permit NW Park hearings

2/4/2013

BURLINGTON - The Nordblom Company opened hearings consisting of three special permit applications for 32 Second Ave at the Planning Board’s most recent meeting. 

Northwest Park: Residential component on deck

1/16/2013

 

Wegmans, restaurants break ground in Burlington

10/31/2012

Evidence of a planned mixed-use redevelopment project in Northwest Park in Burlington will soon be visible as construction of a new Wegmans supermarket and a series of restaurant and retail buildings starts. 

Ground Broken for Burlington's Wegmans

10/26/2012

Local and state officials gathered at the upcoming NorthWest Park for a ground breaking event for the Wegman's set to open in Spring 2014.

Wegmans Groundbreaking at 3rd Ave Burlington, MA 

Nordblom Company Announces Recapitalization of Network Drive in Partnership with J.P. Morgan Asset Management

10/3/2012

Network Drive Burlington, MA

Burlington, MA - Nordblom Company is pleased to announce the $215 million recapitalization of Network Drive at Northwest Park in Burlington, MA. Nordblom originally acquired the property in partnership with CarVal, an affiliate of Cargill, and now completed the sale to institutional investors advised by J.P. Morgan Asset Management.   The Eastdil Secured team led by Senior Managing Director James McCaffrey and Director Sarah Lagosh represented the seller and procured the new partner.
 

Bullish on Burlington

8/20/2012

Nordblom Company, owner of Northwest Park, is investing big in Burlington’s future as an innovation center.

 

Hot South End site gets a jolt

6/7/2012

Electrical and communication product supplier Graybar’s South End property has fetched $14 million from a Burlington real estate company that’s eager to redevelop the warehouse.

 

Veracode expands to new Burlington HQ

5/30/2012

Security software firm Veracode is moving its corporate headquarters to Network Drive at Northwest Park in Burlington from its current location in Burlington. 

Dyax Opens Headquarters at Network Drive, Becomes Burlington’s First Biopharmaceutical Company

4/2/2012

BOSTON — Nordblom Company announced that Dyax Corp. (NASDAQ:DYAX) has opened its new corporate headquarters in Network Drive at Northwest Park. Their 45,000-square-foot first class office and lab space in 55 Network Drive is the result of an extensive build out featuring office areas and laboratory facilities. 

$1.5M MassWorks Grant Announced for Burlington

12/9/2011

Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray today joined state and local officials in Burlington to announce a $1.5 million MassWorks Infrastructure Program grant for infrastructure upgrades to the 4th Avenue area of NorthWest Park. The project will create more than 100 construction jobs and lead to $90 million in private investment. 

Burlington takes aim at Waltham

12/8/2011

For years Burlington has sat enviously in Waltham’s shadow while the old Watch City transformed itself into Route 128’s top destination for tech, biotech, and financial services companies. 

Burlington Wraps Banner Year of Road Construction

12/7/2011

Whether you considered it a sign of fiscal strength, a traffic nightmare or a scourge on your neighborhood, there is no denying that 2011 will go on the record as one of Burlington’s busiest years for road construction.