Pure Drive Golf adds to indoor adventures at Cummings

Pure Drive Golf adds to indoor adventures at Cummings

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If you’re planning a staycation this summer, or simply looking for new rainy day options with the family, Cummings Properties has options. You can scale a rock wall at Boston Rock Gym, fight the zombie apocalypse at Mind Trek, or learn how to mambo at Kadanse, all without traveling farther than Woburn. Now, Cummings’ newest leasing client brings another unique sports experience to the firm’s West Cummings Park campus. At Pure Drive Golf, a 4,600-square-foot indoor golfing facility, golfers can virtually experience more than 100 famous “bucket list” golf courses from around the world. The facility – located at 224 West Cummings Park in Woburn – offers professional instruction, expert club fitting, and self-practice opportunities. The center features five private golfing bays – designed and constructed by Cummings Properties –…
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Learning by doing at Cummings Properties

Learning by doing at Cummings Properties

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Thirty years ago, Tim Parziale joined the Cummings Properties team as an HVAC technician. Today, he’s the field division manager for the commercial real estate firm’s Beverly division, which includes the 2 million-square-foot Cummings Center business campus. When asked why he has spent three decades with the same company—a rarity today—Parziale said, “I have learned so much here, and still no two days are ever alike. There are always new challenges and new ways to improve how we work. Plus, my colleagues are simply second to none.” He learned multiple trades while on the job, and ultimately earned five licenses: HVAC technician, journeyman electrician, master electrician, master sheet metal worker, and unrestricted commercial builder. While putting these skills into practice, Parziale also earned a promotion to team leader, and played…
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Get outside and get fit at Cummings

Get outside and get fit at Cummings

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Freezing temperatures, blizzards, and a record four Nor’easters in March kept most of us inside throughout winter and beyond. Now that spring has officially sprung, however, people across the Commonwealth are turning their thoughts to outdoor activities. If you’re one of the thousands who live near or work at a Cummings Properties campus in Woburn or Beverly, you’re in luck. In addition to the wide variety of fitness-focused client firms that lease space with Cummings, there are numerous opportunities for exercise enthusiasts of all levels to get outside during the warmer months. Tennis and basketball courts: Located in Cummings Park in Woburn, these Company-owned courts are free for all leasing clients to use. Reserve an hour-long spot by contacting Cummings at 781-935-8000. Aberjona Nature Trail: Opened in 2017, this scenic…
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Center for Autism and Related Disorders leases a second location with Cummings Properties

Center for Autism and Related Disorders leases a second location with Cummings Properties

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Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) has established a new location at 600 West Cummings Park in Woburn. The Woburn site is the seventh CARD office to open in Massachusetts. In December 2017, CARD opened a location at Cummings Center in Beverly. CARD’s new 4,700-square-foot center features a sensory gym, which helps children with special needs develop their sensory, communication, and motor skills while improving fitness. Unlike standard fitness gyms that use treadmills and weights, a sensory gym is specifically geared for child development. “Cummings’ in-house design and construction teams were able to create a child-friendly space to complement and enhance CARD’s programs,” said Steve Cusano, leasing officer at Cummings Properties, who worked on the transaction with brokerage firm Pacific Partners Commercial, Inc. “We are so pleased that CARD chose…
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Cummings Properties honors 20-year clients

Cummings Properties honors 20-year clients

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Camaraderie, laughter, and a surprise gift were on the agenda during Cummings Properties’ recent celebration of long-term clients. The event – which took place April 26 at the commercial real estate firm’s flagship building, TradeCenter 128 – was held in honor of the more than 80 businesses and organizations that have leased with Cummings for 20 years or more. During the evening’s festivities, company founder and new author Bill Cummings called upon George Holland of Woburn and Brian Sisitzky of Winchester – who are the longest serving colleague and client, respectively – to address the gathering. Each has had a 42-year relationship with the 48-year-old company. “Looking out at the crowd now, I see a number of Cummings employees whom I count as friends,” said Sisitzky, owner of Sisitzky Sales…
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Cummings Foundation “sustains” 33 local nonprofits with $10 million in grants

Cummings Foundation “sustains” 33 local nonprofits with $10 million in grants

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Dozens of local nonprofit organizations received news this week that likely made not just their day, but their decade. Woburn-based Cummings Foundation awarded a total of $10 million to 30 Greater Boston charities through its new Sustaining Grants program, which provides funding for up to 10 years. Each organization will receive annual installments of between $20,000 and $50,000.   The Sustaining Grants program builds on Cummings Foundation’s $100K for 100 program. First offered in 2012, $100K for 100 annually awards $10 million through multi-year grants of $100,000 each to 100 nonprofits that are based in and primarily serve Essex, Middlesex, and Suffolk counties. Grant recipients that received their final grant disbursements in 2017 were automatically considered for the new funding initiative in 2018. These Sustaining Grants will award an additional…
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Next Step Healthcare chooses Woburn for corporate headquarters

Next Step Healthcare chooses Woburn for corporate headquarters

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Next Step Healthcare, which specializes in skilled nursing facilities, will open its first corporate office in Woburn in May. The company has leased a 10,700-square-foot space at Cummings Properties’ TradeCenter 128 business campus. “Next Step Healthcare was looking for a first-class office space that also afforded easy highway access,” said Senior Leasing Director Rob Yacobian of Cummings Properties. “TradeCenter 128 fit the bill perfectly, with its outstanding quality and suite of convenient amenities. We’re delighted to welcome them to the Woburn business community.” Next Step Healthcare owns and manages nearly 40 skilled nursing healthcare facilities and several assisted living communities, the majority of which are in Massachusetts. The company was founded in 2007 by Damian Dell’Anno and William Stephan, and operated out of shared office space in Needham prior to…
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The Baby Mavens: a local resource for expectant parents in Beverly

The Baby Mavens: a local resource for expectant parents in Beverly

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New and expectant parents now have additional resources to guide them through pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum care. The Baby Mavens, which specializes in doula services, has opened at 100 Cummings Center, Suite 435-F. The company offers birth and postpartum doula services, sleep and lactation consultation, babysitting and overnight care, newborn care education, and sibling support. It also offers “baby concierge services,” which are aimed at helping parents-to-be navigate the world of baby gear and care products. The Baby Mavens was co-founded by longtime friends Laurie Oesterle and Lauren Gaudet, former nannies with a shared interest in supporting new parents through the early stages of parenthood. Both have received doula training from DONA, the world’s first – and largest – doula training organization. Baby Mavens founders Laurie Oesterle and Lauren Gaudet…
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