BOSTON– CBRE announced that BentallGreenOak (BGO) has acquired a nine-building, 700,000 sq. ft. industrial portfolio in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
A CBRE team led by Chris Skeffington and Scott Dragos represented the seller, Novaya Real Estate Ventures, and also procured the buyer during the marketing and sale negotiations.
At the time of sale, the portfolio was 94% leased to a diverse roster of tenants including Symbotic, Conformis, Locus Robotics and Lindenmeyr Munroe, among others.
“The Boston industrial market continues to flourish and the Novaya Real Estate Ventures team has done a tremendous job at leveraging the exceptional market dynamics to drive value within the portfolio,” said CBRE Executive Vice President Chris Skeffington. “I certainly expect the BentallGreenOak team to maintain the same momentum and growth trajectory in the coming years, as this is a phenomenal acquisition of a market-leading industrial portfolio. This was a great outcome for both of our clients.”
Novaya Principal, Peter Carbone, commented, “We are glad to announce the sale of the portfolio to BGO, and appreciate the efforts of their team to complete this complex transaction in such a timely and efficient manner. The buildings represent some of the best industrial buildings in the Boston market. We wish them continued success with the properties.”
“The Greater Boston area boasts robust and growing life sciences, R&D and light manufacturing sectors that position this dynamic portfolio exceptionally well for the long term,” said Mark Reinikka, Managing Director, Asset Management for BentallGreenOak. “We are thrilled to add to our position in this market with high-quality, well-located assets that bring our combined Boston-area based industrial portfolio to almost 2.5 million square feet.”
The nine-building portfolio includes: 200, 500, 600, 800 Research Drive, Wilmington, MA; 16,18, 29 Esquire Road, Billerica, MA; and 34A, 34B Londonderry Road, Londonderry, New Hampshire.