Urban team represents landlord and procures tenant WPI for University’s first Boston location
NAI Hunneman recently completed a 6,400 SF lease transaction with Worcester Polytechnic Institute at the company’s headquarters building at 303 Congress Street in Boston’s Seaport District. The university is opening an innovation hub which will be used for industry centric meetings, classes, projects and events with many of the emerging technology tenants based in the area.
NAI Hunneman Urban Advisory Group member Peter Evans represented the landlord 303 Waterside Place, LLC and procured WPI for the space that will be located on the first floor of 303 Congress Street.
“WPI spent close to a year in the marketplace conducting a detailed and well-thought search to identify the ideal location to connect with and serve Boston’s growing emerging technology and innovation cluster,” said Evans. “303 Congress Street offers a gateway location with access to amenities, transportation and many of the nation’s leading innovators and technology companies.”
Founded in 1865 in Worcester, Mass., WPI is one of the nation’s first engineering and technology universities. Its 14 academic departments offer more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in science, engineering, technology, business, the social sciences, and the humanities and arts, leading to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. WPI's talented faculty work with students on interdisciplinary research that seeks solutions to important and socially relevant problems in fields as diverse as the life sciences and bioengineering, energy, information security, materials processing, and robotics. Students also have the opportunity to make a difference to communities and organizations around the world through the university's innovative Global Projects Program. There are more than 40 WPI project centers throughout the Americas, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Europe.
To see WPI’s official release on their lease at 303 Congress Street please visit: https://www.wpi.edu/news/wpi-open-innovation-and-collaboration-space-boston-s-seaport-district
NAI Hunneman’s Urban Advisory Group
NAI Hunneman’s Urban Advisory Group is focused on providing landlords and tenants with the highest level of innovative real estate solutions focused on Boston’s core urban markets as well as its immediate inner suburban ring. The Urban Advisory Group consists of Peter Evans, Colin Gordon, Matthew Davis, Jason Roth & Maxwell Pawk.
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