Cushman & Wakefield Managed Building Wins Middle Atlantic Conference TOBY Award


BOSTON– Cushman & Wakefield announced that 160 Gould Street, a 135,699-square-foot (sf) boutique office building in Needham, has received the Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) Regional Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Award.

This regional win in the 100,000 – 249,999 sf category qualifies the building to compete for international recognition at the Building and Office Managers Association (BOMA) International Conference in June. Cushman & Wakefield has managed the property, owned by James Campbell, since 2015.

Located in the growing town of Needham, 160 Gould Street offers tenants an opportunity to work among boutique retail shops and a wide variety of restaurants moving into the classic New England town. With easy access to the MBTA Commuter Rail and major bus routes, Needham is easily accessible and an attractive location for companies. The 160 Gould Street management team offers shared spaces and building-wide events throughout the year including bi-weekly barbecues, holiday receptions and retail pop-ups.

“Our approach to managing this property is being replicated by office buildings across the country,” said Kelly Golden, Associate Director at Cushman & Wakefield. “We offer tenants urban amenities with the lifestyle and charm of a classic New England town. Cushman & Wakefield has worked hard to create an attractive workspace at 160 Gould Street and it’s nice to see this property recognized.”

The BOMA TOBY Award is the most prestigious and comprehensive award in the commercial real estate industry, recognizing outstanding building management and quality commercial buildings. Buildings are judged based on community involvement, tenant relations, site management, emergency preparedness and, environmental and green policies and procedures.

160 Gould St. was also awarded the 2019 BOMA Boston TOBY award for the 100,000 – 249,999 sf category, and the 2019 BOMA 360 designation.