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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Biotechnology Company Chooses Beverly for Large-Scale U.S. Expansion

Biotechnology Company Chooses Beverly for Large-Scale U.S. Expansion

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LexaGene Holdings Inc., a biotechnology company that develops instrumentation for pathogen detection, has significantly expanded its operations in Massachusetts. Originally based in Vancouver, Canada, LexaGene recently signed a lease for a 17,500-square-foot office, lab, and R&D space at 500 Cummings Center, Suite 4550, in Beverly. The new location includes a state-of-the-art, level-two biosafety laboratory, which will allow LexaGene to adhere to biocontainment precautions specified by the CDC while testing for pathogens. The space was custom-designed by Cummings’ in-house design and construction teams. “LexaGene has started ramping up its operations, and we needed to lease a larger space that would support our R&D and manufacturing efforts moving forward,” said Dr. Jack Regan, LexaGene’s CEO. “We also plan to bring on about 20 new employees in anticipation of this growth in the…
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Jump On In to Reopen with New Ownership and New Location

Jump On In to Reopen with New Ownership and New Location

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Jump On In – New England’s first and largest indoor inflatable playground franchise – will open a sparkling new 11,300-square-foot party and entertainment center at its new location, 233 West Cummings Park, Woburn in mid-April. Now under new ownership, this location replaces a former franchise on Wildwood Avenue. Cummings Properties' architectural team worked directly with the client to design the facility. Cummings' in-house construction arm will make the modifications to fit up the facility in time to meet Jump On In’s fast-track schedule. The new ownership team of Kevin Lynch, Saranjit Kukreja, and Jyoti Saxena is an experienced group of Jump On In owner-operators. They currently own and manage franchised locations in Boston and Lowell, as well as in Newington, Connecticut. Founded in 2005, Jump On In offers a private venue…
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Cummings draws standing-room-only crowd to first book event in Winchester

Cummings draws standing-room-only crowd to first book event in Winchester

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There was an excitement in the air at Book Ends in Winchester on Saturday, March 10. With more than 100 people in attendance, the independent bookstore was packed to capacity. People arrived early and stayed late for the chance to meet and speak with Bill Cummings about his newly released memoir, “Starting Small and Making It Big.” The venue was a fitting one for Cummings’ first event as an author. Winchester has been the hometown of Bill and his wife, Joyce, for more than 50 years. The local component of this kick off event brought forth residents from Winchester and neighboring towns, as well as from around the state, with one attendee reporting that she drove an hour from Lunenburg for the opportunity to meet Cummings. “It was Book Ends’…
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North Shore Pediatric Dental expands with new orthodontic practice

North Shore Pediatric Dental expands with new orthodontic practice

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North Shore Pediatric Dental and Orthodontics is expanding its services to include orthodontics for both children and adults. Dr. Audra Reynoso will practice out of 900 Cummings Center, Suite 119-W, located across the hall from North Shore Pediatric Dental’s primary location at 116-T. Dr. Reynoso is a native of Massachusetts, having grown up on the North Shore in nearby Lynnfield. She received her undergraduate degree from Tufts University, in Medford, and then earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree and her Certificate in Orthodontics from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, in Boston. [caption id="attachment_2609" align="alignleft" width="402"] Dr. Audra Reynoso (left) and Dr. Lisa Campanella (right) are expanding their practice to include new services and a new Cummings Center office space.[/caption] "I am excited to be serving the area in which I have such deep roots,…
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Architects For Learning opens new center at Dunham Ridge

Architects For Learning opens new center at Dunham Ridge

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Architects For Learning, which provides customized instruction, comprehensive assessments, and consultation services for school-age students and their parents, has opened a new education center at Cummings Properties’ Dunham Ridge campus in Beverly. The 3,300-square-foot office is the company’s second location, in addition to its headquarters in Needham Heights. Founded by CEO Dr. Bonnie Singer, Architects For Learning caters its instruction to individual student needs. Dr. Singer and her long-time research partner, Dr. Anthony Bashir, have developed teaching methods aimed at improving students’ ability to listen, speak, read, write, take notes, study, stay organized, and manage homework. The group also offers trainings to teachers and school administrators interested in bringing these methods to the classroom. “We have had a wonderful experience working with everyone at Cummings Properties,” Dr. Singer said. “They…
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“Office Olympics” a Hit with Cummings Team

“Office Olympics” a Hit with Cummings Team

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At first, it seemed like a typical week at Cummings Properties’ Woburn headquarters. The background hum of office equipment and busy conversations, broken only by the louder call of ringing phones. Then chants of “Go, Woburn!” and “Team Stoneham!” bolstered by cowbells and applause rippled through the office. The excitement and drama unfolding on the ice rinks and ski slopes of Pyeongchang South Korea during the Olympic Games had spread to colleagues at Cummings Properties: The Office Olympics were on! Each day at lunch, teams – each named after a community where the Company owns commercial real estate – sent forth one “athlete” to participate in events such as Around the World, Nerf Archery, and Conference Room Cornhole. Over the course of two weeks, there were medals, opening and closing…
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