“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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Center for Autism and Related Disorders opens Cummings Center location

Center for Autism and Related Disorders opens Cummings Center location

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Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) has established a new location in Cummings Center. The Beverly site is the sixth CARD office to open in Massachusetts. “We are very happy with our new Beverly location,” said Nicole Chatigny, regional manager for CARD. Founded in 1990, CARD has more than 180 locations in 32 states. Its clinicians specialize in using applied behavior analysis in the treatment of autism spectrum disorder. The curricula can be tailored to the specific needs of individuals, helping them learn to communicate, develop friendships, and build life skills. The nearly 3,400-square-foot location at 100 Cummings 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…
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New England Women’s Healthcare opens office in West Cummings Park

New England Women’s Healthcare opens office in West Cummings Park

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Woburn area parents-to-be now have additional resources to guide them through pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum care. New England Women’s Healthcare recently leased offices with Cummings Properties in the medical hub at 800 West Cummings Park, on Washington Street. The practice launched earlier this month. New England Women’s Healthcare (NEWH) is made up of five Obstetrics and Gynecology providers and one Nurse Practitioner: Kimberly Cole, MD; Byungyol Chun, MD; Darrah Curiale, MD; Glen Dixon Jr., MD; Melissa Martin, MD; and Juliette Renzullo, NP. According to Dr. Curiale, "NEWH represents the joining together of three OB/GYN practices under one roof. We've combined the talents of experienced providers and staff in order to offer women the best care possible.  It's been such a pleasure to welcome patients in our new space."   Along with prenatal care, comprehensive gynecological services…
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Local business leader and philanthropist becomes author

Local business leader and philanthropist becomes author

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“Starting Small and Making It Big” to be released March 1. Local real estate magnate and philanthropist Bill Cummings has written an autobiography, due for release on March 1. “Starting Small and Making It Big: An Entrepreneur’s Journey to Billion-Dollar Philanthropist” chronicles his life from his humble beginnings in Medford to his membership in the Giving Pledge, an organization for the world’s wealthiest people. Cummings, age 80, is known locally for founding commercial real estate firm Cummings Properties and growing it from one small building to an 11 million-square-foot portfolio, mostly north of Boston. In recent years, the Cummings name has also been associated with more than $200 million in grant funding awarded to Greater Boston nonprofits through the eponymous foundation Bill established with his wife, Joyce, in 1986. Although…
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Fast-growing software company chooses Woburn for Massachusetts site

Fast-growing software company chooses Woburn for Massachusetts site

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Caesar Creek Software has leased 5,500 square feet of office space at 400 West Cummings Park in Woburn. The new office is the company’s first location outside of its Miamisburg, Ohio headquarters. Caesar Creek Software provides cyber research and development services to the federal government. Its new presence in Massachusetts is part of the company’s substantial growth over the last five years, which included the construction of a 25,000-square-foot facility in Ohio.   West Cummings Park is located at the intersection of I-95 and I-93 and is home to hundreds of office, flex, and retail businesses. According to Company representatives, Caesar Creek chose the campus – following an extensive search – for its mix of amenities and accessibility for employees commuting via both car and public transportation. In choosing to locate…
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Cummings Properties honors 30-year employees

Cummings Properties honors 30-year employees

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How many people today have been with their employer for more than 30 years? At Cummings Properties, that number stands at 19. The group – made up of carpenters, designers, mechanics, and more – recently came together at Strega Prime, located at TradeCenter 128 in Woburn, to celebrate their collective 700 years of service. George Holland of Woburn – an equipment operator and, at 41 years, the commercial real estate firm’s longest-serving colleague – served as master of ceremonies as the group shared stories and laughter over lunch. Front row (left to right): painter Mike Gentile of Stoneham, carpenter Tom Vigneau of Wilmington, senior groundsworker Keith Yianacopolus of Billerica, senior project manager Scott Ronan of Billerica, and chief design officer Jim Trudeau of Beverly; middle row: mechanic Brian Loonie of…
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Amenities Included in Our Commercial Space

Amenities Included in Our Commercial Space

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Not all commercial spaces are created equal. Spaces can be outfitted in any number of ways. Luckily, Cummings Properties offers a diverse range of design options and amenities to meet your needs, typically at half of the cost of leasing in Cambridge or Boston. Cummings offers all different types of offices suites. The three most common categories are laboratory space, office space, and flex space, each outfitted for any number of intentions. Laboratory Suites Laboratory suites are a common choice for tech firms, medical offices, and other businesses needing a lab facility. Leasing a laboratory suite often includes a custom buildout, but Cummings Properties has an incredibly helpful, fully integrated leasing system that makes the construction process clear and simple. Laboratory space offerings include incubator labs, wet rooms, clean rooms,…
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Understanding the Process of Leasing a Commercial Space

Understanding the Process of Leasing a Commercial Space

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Leasing commercial space is a different process than leasing residential real estate. There are different factors to take into account that not everyone would think of. Especially if it is your first time leasing commercial office space, the process likely seems very daunting. Here is a short guide to understanding the process of leasing a commercial space. As always, Cummings Properties’ offers a fully integrated leasing system with advice on and services related to construction, financing, design, and more. Whether it's your first or tenth time, Cummings Properties can make the process easy. Location is important to the health of a business. You need to consider your customer base, access to other parts of the city, and your desired size. Once you’ve decided on a location that fits your needs,…
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