BOSTON– Nordblom Company and institutional investors advised by J.P. Morgan Asset Management announce that Stantec, a leading global design and engineering firm, has signed a lease for 46,668 square feet of Class A office space at 65 Network Drive, Burlington, MA.
The second-floor space will serve as the new location of Stantec’s long-standing Burlington operations, one of 12 offices the firm has across New England. This building is a central part of the 1 million-square-foot Network Drive office park.
JLL Managing Director Brendan Callahan, Senior Vice President Andrew Whipple, Vice President Gabrielle Beaudry, Vice President David Goldberg, and Associate Michael Reardon represented Stantec in partnership with Lee Kiziak, Principal in the firm’s corporate real estate team. The landlord was represented by the Newmark Knight Frank leasing team of Mark Roth, Matthew Malatesta, Brendan Daly, and Brianna Piacitelli. The space is being renovated to provide the company with a flexible and open business environment that will best serve their expanding team of engineers and designers. Occupancy is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2019.
“Following a thorough assessment of our office needs, we’re pleased to secure a space that reflects our priorities for a high-tech, collaborative team environment,” said Peter Howe, Vice President and New England Regional Leader of Stantec. “65 Network Drive, which was originally designed by a team now part of Stantec, presents our Burlington staff with a modern and centrally located campus offering a full range of amenities geared for productivity and wellness.”
“We are delighted that Stantec has decided to be part of the dynamic group of growth companies here,” stated Adele Olivier, Senior Vice President of Nordblom Company. “They recognize the value of this world class office park with its growing amenity base, vibrancy, and high-quality office space which companies can leverage to attract and retain talent.”
Located at the center of the dynamic Burlington business community, Network Drive at Northwest Park is a LEED Gold Certified campus, offering a world-class business environment featuring the most modern and robust amenity package on Route 128, including: cafes and coffee bars, private dining, gaming areas and TV lounges; complimentary bike sharing and electric vehicle charging stations; free access to on site Wi-Fi and video conferencing; fitness center, putting green, indoor and outdoor basketball, bocce, meeting spaces and multiple outdoor patios.
Tenants of Network Drive at Northwest Park benefit from a MBTA bus stop on the campus, featuring an express shuttle from Alewife, as well as being only a short walk or bike ride to the adjacent 140,000 sf Lifetime Fitness facility; 3rd Avenue restaurants and shops, including: Wegmans, The Bancroft, Kings Bowling, Tony C’s Sports Bar, Redstone Grill and Nino’s Italian restaurant; the 140-room boutique Archer Hotel, and 300 units of luxury apartments.