BOSTON–-Cassidy Turley FHO announced that it received two prestigious awards at this year’s Commercial Brokers Association of Massachusetts Achievement Dinner held Thursday, March 8 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Boston.
Two leases for Biogen Idec were recognized as the Office Deal of the Year Cambridge, while a Brightcove lease in the city’s first “green” skyscraper won the Office Deal of the Year Boston nod. Cassidy Turley FHO Managing Principal Joe Fallon and Senior Managing Director, Principal Ted Lyon represented the team in the Biogen Idec transactions. Senior Managing Directors, Principals John Boyle and Will Foley joined Fallon and Lyon on the Brightcove team.
“We are honored our hard work has been recognized by the CBA,” said Fallon. “These transactions were a pleasure to work on and I know the entire company feels the same. These awards are a testament to the dedication of everyone at Cassidy Turley FHO to serving our clients.”
The winning Biogen Idec lease transactions in Cambridge totaled 502,660-square-feet, 195,240-square-feet at 17 Cambridge Center and 307,420-square-feet at 225 Binney Street. With the two new buildings, Biogen Idec increased its footprint in Cambridge. Boston Properties represented the landlord for 17 Cambridge Center, while Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. represented the landlord for 225 Binney Street.
The Cassidy Turley FHO team was also recognized for Brightcove’s relocation to 290 Congress Street in Boston. Brightcove, a cloud content services leader, occupies two floors at 290 Congress Street totaling 82,184-square-feet for 400 employees. The mixed-use development at 290 Congress Street includes a 31-story, Class-A office tower, 30,000-square-feet of retail and public space, residential units and a waterfront plaza. As Boston’s first “green” skyscraper, the building is pre-certified LEED Gold, and is ideally situated near in Boston’s growing Innovation District. Boston Properties represented the landlord in the transaction.
The Cassidy Turley FHO team involved in the winning transactions has over 80 combined years of real estate experience in the Boston office market. Boyle, who has nearly 25 years of experience, won CBA’s Broker of the Year Award at last year’s ceremony.