Beverly, Massachusetts Ranks Among Top 100 Places to Live

Beverly, Massachusetts Ranks Among Top 100 Places to Live

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Interested in learning about Beverly before you make the move? With more than 45 years in the suburban Boston commercial real estate industry, Cummings Properties has acquired its fair share of information from residents, business owners, and tourists alike and would be delighted to help you make an informed decision. Ranked as one of the “Top 100 Places to Live” by Livability.com, Beverly, Massachusetts is a historic seaside community located 22 miles north of Boston that offers many reasons to call this small city “home.” In addition to a thriving commercial presence that contributes to a healthy and stable tax base, the city boasts a flourishing restaurant scene, several private colleges and secondary schools, critically acclaimed performing arts venues, galleries, shopping plazas, and countless recreational options, including beaches, marinas, parks, golf…
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Cummings Foundation doubles its grant giving with  new Sustaining Grants program

Cummings Foundation doubles its grant giving with new Sustaining Grants program

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WOBURN, August 15, 2017 – Woburn-based Cummings Foundation has created a new annual grants program that will effectively double the Foundation’s local grant giving from $100 million to $200 million over the next 10 years. The program – called Sustaining Grants – will award an additional $10 million in funding annually among about 30 local nonprofit organizations. Funds will be disbursed over 10 years in installments of between $20,000 and $50,000 per year. This program builds upon Cummings Foundation’s existing $100K for 100 program. First offered in 2012, $100K for 100 annually awards multi-year grants of $100,000 each to 100 nonprofits that are based in and serve Middlesex, Essex, and Suffolk counties. Together, the two grant programs will now enable Cummings Foundation to award $20 million each year in support…
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Express Yourself Makes an Artistic Impact on the Cummings Center Community

Express Yourself Makes an Artistic Impact on the Cummings Center Community

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Cummings Center client firm Express Yourself is a non-profit arts immersion organization that challenges myths surrounding at risk young people, allowing these individuals to explore the visual and performing arts as a path toward a healthy sense of identity and feeling valued for their creativity. Since joining the Cummings Center community in 2014, the organization has made a tremendous mark on the visual and cultural vibe of the campus, greatly enriching the Live.Work.Play feel of the North Shore’s premier business center!  Visitors will notice numerous Express Yourself art exhibits displayed throughout the common hallways of many Cummings Center buildings, as well as outdoor areas.  The energy, color and boldness featured in the art of these talented young artists are unmistakable and speak to the self-expression pouring out of the Cummings…
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Cummings named Top Charitable Contributor in Massachusetts

Cummings named Top Charitable Contributor in Massachusetts

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BOSTON, September 8, 2017 – For the second year in a row, the Cummings organization was named the Commonwealth’s number one Top Charitable Contributor at Boston Business Journal’s 12th Annual Corporate Citizenship Summit on September 7 in Boston.   With combined charitable giving exceeding $21 million, Woburn-based commercial real estate firm Cummings Properties and its affiliate Cummings Foundation topped the list of the region’s 85 largest corporate contributors to Massachusetts-based charities in 2016. Granite Telecommunications and Liberty Mutual Insurance Group landed the second and third spots, respectively. “The commitment to community and supporting those in need is evident in the sheer number of companies and the level of giving,” said Boston Business Journal publisher and market president Carolyn Jones. “This award simply wouldn’t be possible without the more than 2,000 leasing…
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Nation’s largest retailer of wheelchair-accessible vans to open new dealership & showroom in Woburn

Nation’s largest retailer of wheelchair-accessible vans to open new dealership & showroom in Woburn

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WOBURN, September 1, 2017 – MobilityWorks®, the nation's largest retailer of wheelchair-accessible vans, has leased a 10,000-square-foot space in Woburn with Cummings Properties for its newest dealership. The showroom is expected to open later this month at 299 Washington Street. MobilityWorks sells new and pre-owned vans that are modified for wheelchair accessibility, and provides rental vans and adaptive equipment such as hand controls, rotating seats, and scooter lifts. “Woburn is at the nexus of Routes 95/128, Route 93, and Route 3; it’s a very accessible area and ideal for business,” said Roger Brown, general manager at MobilityWorks. The Washington Street dealership will be the third that MobilityWorks has opened in Massachusetts, with others in North Attleboro and Norwood. “MobilityWorks required a first-class dealership location that can be easily accessed by…
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LIVE.WORK.PLAY. Cummings Center’s Transformation to a Mixed-Use Development

LIVE.WORK.PLAY. Cummings Center’s Transformation to a Mixed-Use Development

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Cummings Center is not only the premier North Shore business address, but with the construction of the Elliott Landing luxury condominiums in 2016, the campus has become a true mixed-use development that blends commercial, retail, and residential uses in one place. Cummings Properties’ recent “Live.Work.Play.” branding campaign celebrates the widening opportunities offered at the destination waterfront campus. The synergy between the complementary uses creates a round-the-clock energy that enhances Cummings Center and the Beverly community. To learn more about this special community and to view the remaining homes before they are all sold, visit the Elliott Landing website. Not surprisingly, several of Elliott Landing’s residents selected their new homes because of the luxury design and proximity to their offices, located just steps away at Cummings Center.  These residents not only benefit from…
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The Numbers are In…

The Numbers are In…

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Boston Business Journal has released its new Book of Lists, and Cummings Properties is proud to be ranked in the top 10 in several categories. Click below to see the full lists, and contact us to learn how we can meet your commercial real estate needs with our diverse 10 million-square-foot portfolio and unparalleled service.  1st Largest Corporate Contributor in Massachusetts    2nd Largest Commercial Real Estate Developer in Massachusetts    2nd  Largest Office Space Building in Greater Boston    8th  Largest Commercial Property Manager in Massachusetts    8th  Largest Commercial Real Estate Leasing Firm in Massachusetts   Rankings Found in the:
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Keeping Our Commercial Property Local

Keeping Our Commercial Property Local

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Although conventional wisdom advises commercial property owners to reduce risk through geographic diversification, Cummings Properties has never been a conventional company. When Bill Cummings began expanding Cummings Properties' commercial real estate portfolio beyond Woburn, he decided that no property could be so far that he couldn’t pedal there on his bicycle. A Local Commercial Property Company Through and Through We’re proud to have a spot – No. 8 to be exact – among the successful and well-respected global giants on Boston Business Journal’s recently released list of the Largest Commercial Real Estate Leasing Firms in Massachusetts. We’re even prouder, however, to be a local company through and through. Cummings Properties has been betting on the Boston suburbs for 46 years. We work here. We live here. We build here. We give…
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