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New England Real Estate Journal - June 21, 2024

Unravel Biosciences will move next month from an incubator lab at UMass. Boston to 3,200 s/f of dedicated space within Cummings Properties’ Boston Ave. innovation campus. MORE

Boston Real Estate Times - June 18, 2024

Joyce and Bill Cummings have donated the majority of the 11 million-square-foot portfolio managed by Cummings Properties to the Foundation. One hundred percent of all rental profits are dedicated for charitable purposes. MORE

High Profile - June 7, 2024

ACE Mentor Program of Greater Boston is one of 150 local nonprofits that will share in $30 million through Cummings Foundation’s major annual grants program. It will receive $150,000 over three years. MORE

CityBiz - May 22, 2024

The Builders of Color Coalition is one of 150 local nonprofits that will share in $30 million through Cummings Foundation’s major annual grants program. The Boston-based organization was selected from a total of 715 applicants. MORE

Boston Real Estate Times - May 14, 2024

Cummings has pledged $2 million to Regis College. This gift will fund the Carol A. Donovan Endowed Dean of Nursing as well as a future health care clinic in Woburn. MORE

New England Real Estate Journal - May 10, 2024

San Diego-based ATA Engineering established a Massachusetts foothold at 500 Cummings Center. Its custom-built, 3,800 s/f space will serve as Northeast regional headquarters for the aerospace engineering contractor. MORE

Boston Real Estate Times - April 3, 2024

Cummings Properties announced the appointment of Stephanie Aitchison and John Halsey to its Executive Committee. MORE

New England Real Estate Journal - March 29, 2024

Type One Energy Group scaled up its greater Boston operation with a 15,500 s/f space at 299 Washington St., a building in Cummings Properties’ science and technology cluster. MORE

The Salem News - March 1, 2024

A city board has approved Cummings’ plans to build an over-55 condo building at 50 Balch Street, on its Cummings Center campus in Beverly. MORE

Boston Real Estate Times - February 13, 2024

Medford Housing Authority just relocated its operation from Riverside Ave. to 200 Boston Ave., a newly renovated building within Cummings Properties’ Medford innovation campus. MORE

New England Real Estate Journal – January 26, 2024

Boston Sports & Shoulder Center is expanding its footprint with a custom-built clinic on Cummings Properties’ “Medical City” campus, in Woburn. MORE

Breaking Bread with Joe Piantedosi – December 31, 2023

Podcast host Joe Piantedosi interviews Bill Cummings about his path to becoming a successful entrepreneur. MORE

High Profile – December 22, 2023

Cummings employees directed nearly half a million dollars to local nonprofits through Cummings Community Giving, wherein all staff members are invited to select a local nonprofit to receive $2,000 from the company. MORE

Salem Patch – November 28, 2023

Former Cummings Properties president Jamie McKeown, a 1977 Salem State University graduate, was posthumously awarded the school's annual Distinguished Alumnus Award. MORE

Good Dirt podcast – October 4, 2023

This interview series, hosted by Mike and Tom Greeley, of Newmark, features engaging discussions with leaders from the commercial real estate industry and beyond. Listen via Apple, Spotify, or desktop.

The Salem News - September 22, 2023

This week marks the one-year anniversary of what can only be called the Shoebert phenomenon, when a seal was spotted swimming in Shoe Pond at Cummings Center office park, in Beverly. MORE

New York Post - September 10, 2023

Bill Cummings built his billion-dollar fortune constructing commercial properties in the Boston area without ever borrowing a dime, so he knows how to create wealth on his own terms. MORE

Boston Real Estate Times - August 28, 2023

In recognition of his 50-plus-year career in commercial real estate, as well as his tireless personal dedication to philanthropy, Boston Real Estate Times will honor Bill Cummings at its annual Excellence Awards Gala. MORE

Boston Business Journal – August 17, 2023

Heavy traffic means fewer people are commuting into Boston, giving suburban cities and towns an usual opportunity to pitch themselves to employers. In Beverly, the 1.4-million-square-foot Cummings Center has been busy signing new leases. MORE

Newsbreak – July 21, 2023

In 1986, Bill Cummings established Cummings Foundation and promised to give 10% of his earnings to the foundation. While 10% was generous, Cummings didn't believe it was enough. MORE

The Boston Globe – July 24, 2023

Every spring, the foundation that real estate developer Bill Cummings and his wife launched in the 1980s doles out millions to local charities. And they don’t plan to stop until they give away the rest of their fortune. MORE

High Profile – June 26, 2023

The Cummings organization announced that 150 greater Boston nonprofits have been awarded substantial multiyear funding through the annual Cummings $30 Million Grant Program. MORE

citybiz – June 23, 2023

Blue Martin Laboratories, a biomedical company specializing in the development of innovative healthcare methods, leased 5,385 square feet of lab space at 100 Trade Center in Woburn. MORE

Newsbreak – June 14, 2023

One business leader who continues to give back to his community is Boston billionaire Bill Cummings. MORE

The Somerville Times – May 29, 2023

Food For Free is one of 150 local nonprofits selected to receive funding from the Cummings Foundation $30 Million Grants Program. MORE

High Profile - May 22, 2023

Myrobalan Therapeutics and Sunflower Therapeutics have leased a combined 8,500sf of converted lab space at Cummings Properties’ 200 Boston Avenue campus. MORE

New England Real Estate Journal - May 12, 2023

Philanthropists and real estate entrepreneurs Joyce and Bill Cummings jointly delivered the keynote address and received honorary degrees at RWU’s 2023 Commencement ceremony. MORE

The Salem News - April 26, 2023

Former Archivist of the United States and Beverly native David Ferriero took a stroll down memory lane at Dunham Ridge Road with local entrepreneur-turned philanthropist Bill Cummings. MORE

Bristol Patch - April 20, 2023

Philanthropists and real estate entrepreneurs Joyce and Bill Cummings will jointly deliver the keynote address and receive honorary degrees at RWU’s 2023 Commencement ceremony. MORE

The Bedford Citizen - April 12, 2023

Through some work she had done in conjunction with Cummings, a dedicated Citizen reader was invited to direct a $1,000 donation to the nonprofit newspaper. MORE

New England Real Estate Journal - February 24, 2023

Infant meditech developer Little Sparrows Technologies will soon spread its wings at 70 Tower Office Park, a Cummings-managed building in the city’s science and technology cluster. MORE

Boston Real Estate Times - February 20, 2023

Cummings Properties account manager Natalie Breen is among 14 women recognized “for their outstanding contribution to the commercial real estate industry in New England.” MORE

Boston 25 News - February 16, 2023

Teresa’s Ristorante is expected to open at the landmark TradeCenter 128 business and technology campus in a 12,500-square-foot space this spring. The space features large dining and bar areas, three private function rooms, and an outdoor patio. MORE

The Salem News - January 24, 2023

The North Shore Chamber of Commerce has announced that it will move to 500 Cummings Center in Beverly on Feb. 8. The new space offers a larger footprint and upgraded facilities, according to the Chamber, which is currently located in Danvers. MORE

Boston Real Estate Times - January 24, 2023

Northeast Men’s Health has expanded its footprint with a custom-built facility at 444 Washington Street. The 3,000 square-foot office, its fourth location, is situated in the heart of Cummings Properties’ Woburn medical cluster. MORE

WBZ CBS Boston - January 17, 2023

Cummings Properties, a commercial real estate company in Woburn, says it will pay employees a stipend of up to $184 a month to help cover the cost of heating their homes this winter. MORE

Boston Business Journal - January 10, 2023

Cummings Foundation is donating $50 million to establish a new global health collaborative that includes Boston-based Partners in Health and Harvard Medical School. MORE

New England Real Estate Journal - December 2, 2022

A campus-wide event at Salem State University (SSU) celebrated the dedication of James McKeown School of Education. The ceremony follows a $10 million gift made to SSU by Cummings Foundation, the nonprofit affiliate of Cummings Properties. MORE

Boston magazine - November 29, 2022

Look at any Boston nonprofit’s sponsor list. Chances are, you’ll find the Cummings Foundation, an organization created in 1986 to support the philanthropic efforts of Cummings Properties, a local commercial real estate firm. MORE

New England Real Estate Journal - November 25, 2022

Seven local nonprofits are one step closer to achieving maximum impact, thanks to cash infusions from Cummings’ Nonprofits Experiencing Transformation (NExT) Grants program. MORE

CBS Boston - November 25, 2022

WBZ reporter Levan Reid chats with members of the Cummings team about Cummings Community Giving, a highly unusual holiday tradition. WATCH

Boston Business Journal - October 13, 2022

Remember those late September stories of the gray seal who made an appearance at Shoe Pond in the Cummings Center’s business campus in Beverly? The seal was nicknamed "Shoebert" and waddled himself to the nearby police station. MORE

The Boston Globe - September 23, 2022

The 4-year-old gray seal probably just wanted to get away for a while, have a little downtime. His vacation spot, a small pond inside a suburban office park, had plenty of fish — a “well-stocked office kitchenette” the office park called it — and no sharks. MORE

New England Real Estate Journal - September 16, 2022

BioEcho Life Sciences GmbH, an international biotechnology firm, is opening its first office in the United States at Cummings Properties’ TradeCenter 128. The Germany-based company is leasing 3,800 s/f of office and laboratory space. MORE

The Salem News - August 15, 2022

Cummings Foundation cash gift to Salem State to help teacher pipeline. MORE

New England Real Estate Journal - August 5, 2022

ZwitterCo., a company that produces membranes that enable industrial water reuse, relocated from Cambridge to a Cummings property on Cabot Road. MORE

Boston Real Estate Times - July 26, 2022

Longtime Cummings Properties tenant Covaris has expanded its space by 10,000 SF at 14 Gill St. The global firm provides tools and technologies to improve pre-analytical sample preparation, enable novel drug formulations, and manage compounds in the drug discovery process. MORE

The Boston Globe - June 29, 2022

It’s a difficult time to be a worker. Even getting to work, thanks to sky-high gas prices, can feel practically untenable. For that, the people who run Cummings Properties in Woburn have a bit of help: a commuter fuel stipend. MORE

High Profile - June 27, 2022

Cummings Foundation recently announced the 140 charities who were awarded funds through its annual Cummings $25 Million Grant Program. The charities will receive $100,000 – $500,000 each. MORE

NBC10 Boston - June 15, 2022

To help mitigate “pain at the pump,” Cummings has introduced a fuel stipend for its entire workforce. More than 650 local employees will receive an additional $1 for every hour worked, at least through 12/31/22. MORE

NewsBreak - June 14, 2022

In 1970, Cummings started a real estate company, Cummings Properties. The company started with a small building in Woburn and has grown its property portfolio to "include 11 million square feet across 11 suburban-Boston communities." MORE

New England Real Estate Journal - June 10, 2022

A recent dinner marked the culmination of a project 35 years in the making: Joyce Cummings Center. Named for the co-founder of Cummings Foundation, the brand-new Tufts University structure houses 148,000 s/f of interdisciplinary learning space. MORE

Boston Real Estate Times - June 7, 2022

A recent celebration at Roger Williams University (RWU) formally honored the $20 million partnership between the Bristol, RI school and the Cummings organization, of Woburn, MA. The university-wide event included a dedication for Cummings School of Architecture. MORE

The Salem News - May 13, 2022

“This extraordinary home at The Cummings Center is just minutes from the train station, an active downtown and the Atlantic Ocean…It is really a ‘city within a city’, the true ‘corner stone’ of Beverly.” MORE

Boston Real Estate Times - April 20, 2022

Members of the leadership team of Massachusetts Biotechnology Council (MassBio) recently visited Cummings Center and Dunham Ridge in Beverly and Cummings Properties’ flagship TradeCenter 128 campus in Woburn to tour several life sciences companies. MORE

New England Real Estate Journal - April 15, 2022

NorthEast Health Services, a member of the Transformations Care Network, will be opening new locations at 50 Tower Office Park in Woburn and 144 North Rd. in Sudbury. Both are Cummings Properties-managed buildings. MORE

The Boston Globe - April 6, 2022

Over the last two decades, Cummings has announced major gifts for four institutions of higher learning. All of them have helped with job training and career development. But none of them directly reflected Bill Cummings’s long career in real estate. Until now. MORE

WCVB Chronicle - March 23, 2022

“Chronicle” anchor Anthony Everett visited Cummings’ Woburn headquarters to interview Bill Cummings about Cummings Foundation’s life-changing philanthropy. MORE

New England Real Estate Journal - March 4, 2022

Point2Point Global has relocated its Tewksbury and North Reading locations to 50-R Concord St., a Cummings Properties-managed building. The 4,800 s/f suite serves as both office and warehouse space for the international shipping and logistics company. MORE

Boston Real Estate Times - March 2, 2022

We stand with Ukraine: The now familiar blue and yellow flag of Ukraine is being displayed at one of the most visible spots along I-95: Cummings Properties’ TradeCenter 128 business and technology campus, on the Woburn/Burlington line. MORE

Banker & Tradesman - February 25, 2022

The nonprofit Lappin Foundation and an investment company that manages its assets are relocating from Salem to a combined 5,900 square feet Beverly’s Cummings Center. MORE

The Boston Globe - February 22, 2022

Less than two years ago, the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology was on the brink of extinction. Today, it stands on the verge of transformation. Now the school is getting the largest gift in its history: $12.5 million from the Cummings Foundation. MORE

Boston Business Journal - February 18, 2022

Food-business incubator CommonWealth Kitchen has purchased a 36,000-square-foot building at 196 Quincy St. for $7 million. The organization plans to launch a capital campaign later this year. Cummings Foundation has committed a $1 million matching grant to those efforts. MORE

Banker & Tradesman - February 11, 2022

Ten-year-old life science company Quad Technologies will relocate from a North Shore InnoVentures incubator at Cummings Center in Beverly to 3 Gill St. in Woburn, another Cummings property, after leasing 3,850 square feet. MORE

Boston Real Estate Times - February 9, 2022

Cummings Properties has expanded its leadership team with the addition of Annette Kovamees and attorney Laura Hiller. Kovamees joins the full-service commercial real estate firm as senior director of accounting, and Hiller has assumed the role of Cummings Foundation deputy director. MORE

New England Real Estate Journal - February 4, 2022

Hundreds of local nonprofits recently received a collective $518,000 in donations through Cummings Community Giving. Each year, Cummings Properties employees are invited to select a local organization to receive $1,000 from the firm. MORE

High Profile - January 28, 2022

Located at 34 Commerce Way and managed by Cummings Properties, the 60,000sf former Amgen facility in Woburn is among 15 real estate properties newly selected for the MassEcon “ReadyMass 100” list. MORE

New England Real Estate Journal - January 28, 2022

North Shore InnoVentures now operates 24,000 square feet at Cummings Center. The nonprofit technology incubator completed three expansions, adding 10,000 square feet total, in 2021. MORE

Daily Times Chronicle - January 5, 2022

Five Wakefield nonprofits had reason to be thankful recently, as they received a collective $10,000 in donations through Cummings Community Giving. MORE

The Boston Globe - December 25, 2021

Among the first to sign the Giving Pledge were Bill and Joyce Cummings, a Winchester couple who fly coach and pride themselves on being frugal. But they’ve quietly bankrolled hundreds of nonprofits through a foundation worth over $3 billion. MORE

High Profile - November 19, 2021

SeromYx Systems is relocating from Cambridge to 299 Washington St., a Cummings Properties science and technology building in Woburn. The 8,000-square-foot Woburn location will house both business and technical operations. MORE

Beverly Patch - November 18, 2021

Beverly's Cummings Center is home to what is being called the first vaccine-only pharmacy in the United States. NIMVAX offers a wide variety of vaccinations, including those for coronavirus, influenza, hepatitis, and shingles. MORE

Beverly Citizen - November 18, 2021

Goddard Technologies has undergone a major expansion at Cummings Center in Beverly, increasing its footprint from 11,000 to 23,000 square feet. The national firm specializes in the development of medical devices and industrial robotics. MORE

Boston Real Estate Times - October 29, 2021

Biotechnology startup Vaxess Technologies recently held a grand opening for its brand new 3,600-square-foot GMP manufacturing facility at Cummings Park in Woburn. An expansion to nearly 10,000 square feet is already underway. MORE

The Boston Globe - October 25, 2021

There’s a dirty side to the clean energy business, but Megan O’Connor thinks she has found a solution: She has invented a new way to recycle lithium-ion batteries that power the electric cars considered crucial to weaning drivers off gasoline. MORE

Boston Business Journal - October 21, 2021

Endicott College will be expanding its nursing program thanks to the largest financial gift in its history: $20 million from the Cummings Foundation. The school will be renamed the Cummings School of Nursing and Health Sciences. MORE

Daily Times Chronicle - October 21, 2021

A major meeting of the Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization’s (MPO) board recently culminated in a concrete step toward alleviating local traffic around the I-93/I-95 interchange. MORE

Woburn Patch - October 21, 2021

Two Olympic medalists in Judo, Jimmy Pedro and Travis Stevens, have opened a new martial arts school with partner Riley McIlwain. Fuji Martial Arts Academy Woburn opened at 400 West Cummings Park, #1800 on Oct. 11. The school teaches judo and jiu-jitsu. MORE

Beverly Patch - October 21, 2021

A taste of the North End of Boston is now available at a new location on the North Shore. Pizzeria Regina has opened its much-anticipated location at Cummings Center, Beverly. MORE

New England Real Estate Journal - October 15, 2021

Absorption Systems, a Pharmaron Company, has expanded its Massachusetts operation with a 24,000 s/f lease at 12 Cabot Rd. After outgrowing its previous local facility in Medford, Absorption Systems is gradually transitioning its workforce to the custom-built Cabot Rd. space. MORE

Inside Charity - October 8, 2021

Cummings Foundation has appointed Joyce Vyriotes as its new executive director. In addition to her responsibilities within the Foundation, she serves as director of communications and marketing, as well as a member of the Executive Committee, for Cummings Properties, the Foundation’s for-profit affiliate. MORE

Northshore Magazine - September 30, 2021

What does it mean to be a mover and shaker? For these North Shore businesspeople and entrepreneurs, it means providing jobs, building communities, feeding people delicious food, and contributing to worthy causes, to name a few. MORE

High Profile Monthly - September 14, 2021

For the fifth time in recent years, the Cummings organization has been recognized as the Commonwealth’s “Top Charitable Contributor” by Boston Business Journal. MORE

Boston Business Journal - September 9, 2021

Boston Business Journal has ranked and recognized the 98 companies that paid out at least $100,000 in cash contributions to Mass. charities in 2020. MORE

Banker & Tradesman - September 7, 2021

Cummings Properties intends to go spec on a new life science building in Medford after updating the proposal in response to local feedback. The Woburn developer announced plans in April for a 60,000-square-foot lab complex at its 190,000-square-foot 200 Boston Ave. property. MORE

High-Profile - August 27, 2021

Massachusetts Dermatology Associates (MassDerm) doubled its medical office space and now occupies 11,700sf at 900 Cummings Center, Suite 311-T. Cummings Properties account manager Justin D’Aveta worked directly with doctors Jordan and Deborah Cummins on the 6,200sf expansion. MORE

Banker & Tradesman - August 15, 2021

Cummings Properties’ 40 Shattuck Road office building in Andover is one of a dozen of the company’s suburban Boston-area properties to recently sprout a giant, orange sculpture this summer. The company quietly added the enormous, X-shaped pieces of art to help liven up its properties. MORE

Beverly Citizen - July 26, 2021

New large-scale contemporary outdoor sculptures are creating a buzz throughout the community, including Beverly’s Cummings Center and Dunham Ridge business, science and technology campuses. MORE

Daily Times Chronicle - July 23, 2021

Recently, Woburn Mayor Scott Galvin announced the formation of a The Mayor’s Cedar Street Ramp Advisory Committee, to identify and make recommendations with respect to proposed I-93/I-95 interchange improvements, including a new Cedar Street on-ramp to I-93S. MORE

Boston Business Journal - July 22, 2021

For the purposes of this list, commercial development refers to all nonresidential projects, and may include improvements on or to a parcel of land, including drainage, utilities, subdividing, access, buildings, etc. MORE

Tewksbury Wilmington Advocate - July 20, 2021

New England Women’s Healthcare (NEWH) has expanded its Woburn-based obstetrics and gynecology practice with a 4,000-square-foot facility at 66-X Concord Street, a Cummings Properties-managed building in Wilmington. MORE

Beverly Patch - June 25, 2021

Both Beverly Animal Natural Health Center, a holistic veterinary practice, and Four Leggers Doggie Daycare continued to expand their footprints at Cummings Center during the pandemic. MORE

New England Real Estate Journal - June 4, 2021

NEWPRO Home Improvement Solutions will this month relocate its Cummings Park, Woburn offices to 12,000 square feet at 60 Concord Street in Wilmington. The move will nearly quadruple the Woburn-based firm’s footprint within the Cummings Properties portfolio. MORE

High-Profile - June 2, 2021

Rgenta Therapeutics has graduated from LabCentral, a shared laboratory in Cambridge, to a dedicated facility at TradeCenter 128 in Woburn. The biotech startup leased 5,400 square feet at the prominent business and technology campus, which is managed by Cummings Properties. MORE

Philanthropy News Digest - June 1, 2021

Cummings Foundation in Woburn, Massachusetts, has announced 140 grants totaling $25 million in support of Boston-area nonprofits. A hundred organizations were awarded grants of $100,000 to be disbursed over two to five years, while the remaining 40 will receive grants ranging from $200,000 to $500,000 over 10 years. MORE

Beverly Citizen - May 15, 2021

These Beverly businesses have relocated or expanded: Richard Gilbride, D.M.D. has moved his dental practice from Cabot Street to Cummings Center. Ray Ozzie has expanded cellular IoT company Blues Wireless from Boston to Dunham Ridge. MORE

Boston Real Estate Times - May 7, 2021

SEEM Collaborative will relocate its Therapeutic Learning Center from Melrose’s Beebe School to more than 40,000 square feet at 260 Fordham Road, Wilmington, MA. The Cummings Properties-managed building will also house SEEM Collaborative’s Assessment and Intervention Center. MORE

New England Real Estate Journal - April 23, 2021

Full-service commercial real estate firm Cummings Properties has appointed John Halsey as its leasing manager. Halsey will oversee the company’s business development efforts across 10 of the 11 suburban communities in which it operates. MORE

The Salem News - April 22, 2021

New England Biolabs, the company that got its start in Beverly in the 1970s, is establishing another foothold in the city that it never really left. The life sciences company is planning to open a new custom-built research and development lab at Dunham Ridge, the growing office park on Dunham Road. MORE

Beverly Patch - April 16, 2021

The newest technology company coming to Dunham Ridge is a high-tech startup under the guidance of former Microsoft chief software architect Ray Ozzie. Ozzie will operate Blues Wireless out of a 4,700-square-foot office space at the Cummings Properties-operated office park. MORE

The Boston Globe - April 13, 2021

Electric vehicle owners can now get their cars charged at Cummings Center. The Beverly office park recently installed 15-dual port charging stations on its Elliott Street campus, enabling up to 30 vehicles to be charged simultaneously. MORE

High-Profile - March 26, 2021

Acculab Measurement Standards Laboratory has leased 6,100 SF at 48 Dunham Ridge, a Cummings Properties-managed business and technology center in Beverly. The instrument calibration company will relocate in April from Cherry Hill Drive in Danvers to its new custom-built space. MORE

Boston Real Estate Times - March 19, 2021

Cambridge Polymer Group is moving its operation from Charlestown to an approximately 17,000-square-foot space at Cummings Properties’ TradeCenter 128 business campus in Woburn, MA. It is expected to occupy its custom-built new office and laboratory facility in August. MORE

Reading Observer Advocate - March 10, 2021

Cummings Properties, a commercial real estate developer, has appointed Bob Heffernan of North Reading to deputy general field manager. Heffernan began his career at Cummings as a summer worker while attending University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. MORE

Banker & Tradesman - February 9, 2021

A hearing loss specialist has joined more than 100 health care providers that lease space from Cummings Properties in Beverly. Tobias & Battite relocated last month from Cabot Street to a custom-built facility at Cummings Properties’ 48 Dunham Ridge. MORE

Newton Tab - February 1, 2021

Newton resident Ben Bikson, an inventor and entrepreneur, has launched a new high-tech startup in Woburn’s science and technology cluster. Avanpore will occupy 3,200 square feet of research and development space at 21 Olympia Ave., a Cummings Properties-managed building. MORE

Boston Real Estate Times - January 22, 2021

Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc., headquartered in Cypress, Calif., has expanded its northeastern presence to 6 Gill Street, a Cummings Properties-managed building in Woburn, Mass. The 4,500-square-foot facility will serve as office and warehouse space for the company’s growing elevator and escalator division. MORE

New England Real Estate Journal - January 8, 2021

Three hundred fifty-one Boston-area nonprofits were surprised with a collective $563,000 in funding courtesy of Cummings Properties’ Cummings Community Giving program. This annual initiative invites employees of the Woburn-based commercial real estate firm to each select a local charity to receive a $1,000 donation. MORE

New England Real Estate Journal - December 18, 2020

The local food and beverage scene recently welcomed two tasty additions: health tea and shake bar Empower Woburn and lobster roll kit purveyor Pauli’s Online Market. These locally owned small businesses join the many food service industry clients that currently locate in Cummings’ portfolio. MORE

Woburn Advocate - December 14, 2020

Woburn CPA firm LGA LLP is marking its 40th anniversary both as a company and a leasing client of Cummings Properties. Founders Jerry Gerson and Herb Litman established the firm in 1980 with just five employees. MORE

Boston Real Estate Times - November 30, 2020

Jeffrey J. Peabody Plumbing & Heating LLC has opened a satellite office at 18 Commerce Way in Woburn, MA. The new location will also support the firm’s work at Woburn Village, the mixed-use development currently under construction at the former Woburn Mall site. MORE

High-Profile - November 27, 2020

Educational nonprofit Change is Simple expanded this fall from an office in north Beverly to a 3,600sf facility at 100 Cummings Center. The new space houses the organization’s administrative function, as well as its virtual teaching operations. MORE

Tewksbury Wilmington Advocate - November 24, 2020

Boston Shield Technologies has found its first home at 260 Fordham Road, a Cummings Properties building in Wilmington. The newly incorporated startup will utilize the 2,900-square-foot space to manufacture personal protective equipment. MORE

The Boston Globe - November 16, 2020

A human services agency is relocating its northeast Massachusetts regional office from Methuen to Andover. Hopewell recently signed a lease to occupy the new 3,555-square-foot space at 40 Shattuck Road. MORE

The Boston Globe - November 11, 2020

For the second time, the state has moved a court facility from Cambridge to Woburn. And for the second time, the operations ended up in a Cummings Properties building. This week, the new Middlesex Probate and Family Court South opened in 50,000 square feet at 10 Commerce Way. MORE

Woburn Advocate - November 9, 2020

The Cummings organization, made up of commercial real estate firm Cummings Properties and its affiliate Cummings Foundation, was named the commonwealth’s “Top Charitable Contributor” at Boston Business Journal’s Corporate Citizenship Awards. This is the fourth time the Woburn-based organization has achieved the No. 1 ranking. MORE

Boston Business Journal - October 30, 2020

French flavor manufacturing company Prova Inc. has moved its American headquarters to Dunham Ridge in Beverly from just a few miles away in Danvers, as the company anticipates doubling its business in the next five years. MORE

Woburn Advocate - October 19, 2020

For the second time, the commonwealth is relocating a court from Cambridge to Woburn. Middlesex County Probate and Family Court South will move from its longtime home at 208 Cambridge St. to 10 Commerce Way, a Cummings Properties building in Woburn. MORE

Banker & Tradesman - October 16, 2020

The Cummings organization selected 30 greater Boston nonprofits to share in $10 million in donations, raging from $250,000 to $500,000, as part of the Cummings $20 Million Grant Program. In the first phase of this philanthropic initiative, 130 nonprofits were awarded $100,000 each in June. MORE

Woburn Advocate - October 12, 2020

Commercial real estate firm Cummings Properties has appointed Susan White as its director of sales.White will manage the Woburn-based company’s business development efforts across 10 of the 11 suburban communities in which it operates. MORE

High Profile - October 9, 2020

Healthcare logistics specialist Biocair has relocated its Boston office to 30 Tower Office Park, a Cummings Properties-managed building in Woburn. The 8,639-square-foot facility will serve as office and warehouse space for the company’s Massachusetts operation. MORE

Boston Real Estate Times - October 1, 2020

Refresh Mental Health has signed a new lease to relocate its New England headquarters within Andover, from Essex Street to a 6,200-square-foot space at 40 Shattuck Road, a Cummings Properties building. The new location, slated for December occupancy, will accommodate the Florida-based company’s expansion of two subsidiaries, Family Counseling Associates (FCA) and Center for Eating Disorders Management (CEDM). MORE

Banker & Tradesman - September 28, 2020

A medical device start-up has inked a lease that will see it trade in lab space in a UMass Lowell incubator for new offices in Woburn. Qlibrium will take 4,700 square feet in the Cummings Properties-managed 16 Tower Office Park after previously occupying space in the Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center. MORE

Boston Real Estate Times - September 24, 2020

Boston Real Estate Times released its list of Top 10 Commercial Developers in Boston. The ranking is based on square footage developed in Massachusetts in 2019. Cummings was ranked #5. MORE

Boston Business Journal - September 10, 2020

Boston Business journal compiled a list of 107 companies that paid out at least $100,000 to Massachusetts-based charitable organizations in fiscal 2019. MORE

Commercial Property Executive - September 3, 2020

The pandemic has acted as a catalyst for a new wave of development in the life sciences and tech sector, while at the same time changing the office of the future. Cummings Properties' 54-acre Dunham Ridge stands as a testimony to an emerging COVID-19-shaped trend. MORE

Tufts School of Engineering News - August 25, 2020

After a comprehensive international search, the Tufts School of Engineering and the Tufts Gordon Institute are pleased to announce the appointment of Elaine Chen as the Director of the Tufts Entrepreneurship Center (TEC) and the Cummings Family Professor of the Practice in Entrepreneurship. MORE

New England Real Estate Journal - August 21, 2020

Although the pandemic made seasonal jobs scarce this year, 20 local students found gainful employment at Cummings Properties. Local youths Luke Abreu, Cameron Borselli, and James Taft are among the students who landed spots on the commercial real estate developer’s 2020 summer crew. MORE

Banker & Tradesman - August 16, 2020

Cummings Properties is developing a pair of new commercial buildings at its Dunham Ridge property off Route 128 in Beverly to tap into demand for suburban office, life science and high-bay flex space. MORE

New England Real Estate Journal - August 14, 2020

The effects of COVID-19 on how – and where – we work are still unfolding. With so many “non-essential” personnel urged to work from home due to the pandemic, we face a disruption that is forcing employers to reckon with how they operate their businesses now and in the future. MORE

Boston Business Journal - July 29, 2020

In a time of uncertainty, many company leaders are taking stock of their business and anticipating what is to come. For some, commercial real estate makes up a sizeable portion of operating expenses, especially in pricey markets like Boston and Cambridge, where rental rates remain at record highs. MORE

Woburn Advocate - July 28, 2020

When social distancing regulations prompted Reading’s Burbank YMCA to seek an overflow facility for its summer programming, Cummings Properties offered a solution. The Y will host “Camp Cummings” at a 12,000-square-foot suite at 206 West Cummings Park, Woburn, for the duration of the summer. MORE

Boston Real Estate Times - July 24, 2020

Spectrus has graduated from an incubator lab to 2,400 square feet of space at Cummings Center’s growing biotech cluster in Beverly. The mass spectrometry firm is expected to occupy its new facilities this summer. MORE

Watertown TAB - July 22, 2020

Cummings Properties has expanded its team with the addition of Brian Murrihy. Murrihy will work in both management and engineering as the firm looks to expand the portfolio of properties it designs, builds and operates. MORE

Woburn Advocate - July 21, 2020

To help local businesses find a safer way to return to the workplace, commercial real estate firm Cummings Properties is offering an incentive: free rent. Cummings, which manages 11 million square feet of commercial real estate north of Boston, is hoping to draw businesses that are looking to spread out their workforce or provide suburban workers with “touchdown” locations closer to home. MORE

Philanthropy News Digest - July 21, 2020

Cummings Foundation in Woburn, Massachusetts, has launched its new Cummings $25 Million Grant Program and is accepting Letters of Inquiry. Through the initiative, one hundred nonprofits based in and primarily serving Middlesex, Essex, and Suffolk counties in Massachusetts will be awarded grants of $100,000 each, (mostly) payable over two to five years. MORE

Boston Business Journal - July 16, 2020

The Boston Business Journal recently announced the region's top corporate charitable contributors. The Business Journal publishes its annual list to showcase companies that promote and prioritize giving back to their communities—a feat that is even more important during times of turmoil and crisis like we have experienced in 2020. MORE

The MetroWest Daily News - July 8, 2020

Light technology firm Innovations in Optics is expanding its headquarters in a 15,600-square-foot facility at 10 Gill St., a Cummings Properties building. The new space nearly triples the growing company’s previous operations base in Cummings Park. MORE

Wicked Local Beverly - June 30, 2020

Demonstrating confidence in suburban growth, northeast developer Cummings Properties continues its expansion at Dunham Ridge. The firm is now developing a major new 700,000-square-foot science and lab cluster fronting on Route 128 at exit 19 in Beverly. MORE

Metrowest Daily News - June 21, 2020

Atlantic Tambone has relocated its offices from Six Kimball Lane in Lynnfield to 100 Cummings Center in Beverly. The 1,850-square-foot space will serve as the real estate firm's new base of operations. MORE

Banker & Tradesman - June 15, 2020

As Massachusetts begins a phased reopening, the full economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is still unknown. Business owners face an unpredictable future, yet one thing is certain: work will not be the same for some time. MORE

High Profile - June 12, 2020

International life sciences firm Minovia Therapeutics is expanding its U.S. operations from Kendall Square in Cambridge to include a 4,600 SF facility in Woburn's growing technology cluster. MORE

Community Advocate - June 10, 2020

For over 50 years, Cummings Properties has been a leader in commercial real estate throughout Massachusetts. And although its founder, Bill Cummings, has earned recognition and accolades for his business acumen in the field, it may be another endeavor - Cummings Foundation - that has truly made a more significant impact on the lives of so many. MORE

Beverly Citizen - June 8, 2020

In 2020, Cummings Foundation combined its $100K for 100 and Sustaining Grants initiatives into the Cummings $20 Million Grant Program. Through this streamlined approach, the foundation is awarding a total of $20 million annually to 130 local-area nonprofits. MORE

Woburn Advocate - June 1, 2020

Spring Air is relocating its corporate headquarters from Everett Street in Chelsea to a 4,550-square-foot space at TradeCenter 128 in Woburn. The international mattress company is expected to occupy its new offices at the Cummings Properties-managed campus in July. MORE

Cold Call - May 26, 2020

After billionaire and philanthropist Bill Cummings retires, the management team at Cummings Properties must determine how to move the company forward. Listen to the entire podcast, which premiered on May 26 on Cold Call. MORE

WBZ 4 News - May 26, 2020

"Many folks are looking forward to coming back into the office and miss the face-to face interaction," said Derek Russell of Cummings Properties. "There is such thing as Zoom fatigue." Watch the entire segment, which aired on May 26 on WBZ 4 News. MORE

Woburn Patch - May 24, 2020

As the tentative early stages of Massachusetts' reopening began May 18, Woburn's Cummings Properties resumed construction at its range of projects across the north of Boston area. MORE - May 22, 2020

Since Gov. Charlie Baker announced Monday that offices would be included in the first phase of the state's gradual reopening plan, the calls Derek Russell and his team have received from those who they lease office space to have shifted from those initial inquires back in March. MORE

Woburn Advocate - May 22, 2020

In the latest edition of his business book, "Starting Small and Making It Big," Cummings chronicles his business ventures, calculated risks during market downturns and lessons in both entrepreneurship and philanthropy. MORE

Beverly Citizen - May 22, 2020

The property owners for one of the largest business parks in the region have begun planning for the safe return of tenants and their employees, all while adhering to state-mandated guidelines laid out in Gov. Charlie Baker's phased reopening plan. MORE

Boston Business Journal - May 5, 2020

New Horizons at Choate, in Woburn, and New Horizons at Marlborough both underwent coronavirus testing by the National Guard in late April. Of the hundreds of tests performed of all residents and staff at both facilities, only one resident and one employee initially tested positive at Choate, and none of the residents or staff initially tested positive at Marlborough. MORE

Woburn Advocate - April 27, 2020

A number of local companies are joining in the fight against COVID-19 by shifting their business operations to help reduce the spread of coronavirus, showing support for frontline workers, or offering expertise to local businesses. Many leasing clients of Woburn-based Cummings Properties provide essential health care, biomedical, research, food-related, and other services. MORE

Development Magazine - April 21, 2020

The leader of this Massachusetts commercial real estate firm offers his perspectives on the industry and discusses his company as it celebrates 50 years in the business. CEO Dennis Clarke took the helm at Cummings Properties 15 years ago after holding various leadership positions with the company. MORE

Boston Business Journal - April 15, 2020

The Cummings Foundation has donated $500,000 to the Massachusetts COVID-19 Relief Fund in an effort to help support at-risk community members. The Woburn-based foundation announced the donation during a Zoom call attended by Lauren Baker, Massachusetts first lady, who is in part spearheading the relief fund, along with foundation trustees and volunteers. MORE

Woburn Advocate - April 8, 2020

Woburn-based Cummings Foundation announced $500,000 in grants to support COVID-19 relief efforts in Boston and the north suburbs. Five emergency response funds will each receive $100,000 to support communities, individuals and black and Latinx small business owners affected by the coronavirus. MORE

Beverly Citizen - March 19, 2020

Businesses at 48 Dunham Ridge recently welcomed an aromatic new neighbor: PROVA, Inc. The French extract and flavor manufacturer moved its North American headquarters from Danvers to a 14,000-square-foot facility at the Cummings Properties-managed campus earlier this month. MORE

New England Real Estate Journal - March 6, 2020

The New England Real Estate Journal (NEREJ) held their Life Science & Healthcare Summit on February 13th at the Newton Marriott. Speaking on the 9 a.m. panel on Life Science design for growth and state of healthcare construction in New England were Tom Jensen of Boston Appraisal & Consulting, Robert Yacobian of Cummings Properties, Mark Pelletier of Maugel Architects, and Elizabeth Krol of Partner Engineering and Science. MORE

Boston Business Journal - February 20, 2020

Dennis Clarke graduated Harvard University 30 years ago with a liberal arts degree, an interest in real estate and no clear path to a career. After a few stints in sales in other industries, he approached several CRE firms looking for a job. Bill Cummings agreed to see him and offered him a job in sales at a local newspaper he'd recently started. MORE

Woburn Advocate - February 11, 2020

Suburban-Boston commercial real estate firm Cummings Properties kicked off its 50th anniversary celebration at a recent party with nearly 400 employees and guests. The firm used the occasion as an opportunity to thank the many colleagues, clients and communities that have supported its growth over the past five decades. MORE

The Salem News - February 3, 2020

BEVERLY—Motion control company Harmonic Drive LLC is switching gears from Peabody to Beverly. Officials last week cut the ribbon on a new, 97,000-square-foot headquarters and manufacturing plant at 42 Dunham Ridge. Turns out, the maker of gearheads, gear component sets and servo actuators, is returning to its roots. MORE

The Salem News - January 24, 2020

BEVERLY—The YMCA of the North Shore plans to move its administrative staff from Cabot Street to Cummings Center to free up space for more affordable housing. The YMCA is planning to expand the number of affordable housing units at 245 Cabot St. from 45 to 67. The $22 million project is expected to begin in late spring or early summer. The Y's administrative staff will move to new office space at 200 Cummings Center in April. MORE

Woburn Sun Advocate - January 20, 2020

iCorps Technologies is moving its corporate headquarters from Schrafft's Center in Boston to a 5,000-square-foot space at TradeCenter 128 in Woburn. The information technology consulting firm is expected to occupy its new offices at the Cummings Properties-managed campus in March. MORE

Philanthropy Magazine - January 15, 2020

When Joyce and Bill Cummings signed the Giving Pledge in 2011, greater Boston was surprised. The first donors in Massachusetts to join, the couple were relatively unknown. They didn't live in the city. They didn't appear in social diaries. Indeed, "my friends know me as the woman who goes to Stop & Shop with the coupons," reports Joyce. MORE

Boston Real Estate Times - January 10, 2020

ANDOVER, MA—NexusTek, a national cloud, managed IT services, and cyber security provider (MSP), will move its Massachusetts office in March to a 5,500-square-foot space at 40 Shattuck Road, a Cummings Properties building in Andover. The national IT solutions provider had outgrown its previous location, on Haverhill Street in Andover. MORE

Boston Business Journal - January 2, 2020

Boston Business Journal recently ranked the 25 largest commercial property managers in Massachusetts. Cummings Properties is number seven on the list and is the highest ranked local firm, managing a 10,943,318-square-foot portfolio that is completely within the Commonwealth. MORE

Boston Real Estate Times - December 21, 2019

Hundreds of local nonprofits received a little something extra this holiday season: a collective $553,000 in funding from Cummings Properties' Cummings Community Giving program. This annual philanthropic initiative invites employees of the Woburn-based commercial real estate company to select a local nonprofit to receive a $1,000 donation in their honor. MORE

Woburn Sun Advocate - December 3, 2019

California-based NanoImaging Services recently established an East Coast presence with a new lease at 4 Gill St. in Woburn. The 5,400-square-foot facility will serve as both office and laboratory space for the 12-year-old company, which plans to take occupancy of its new location in spring 2020. MORE

Boston Business Journal - December 2, 2019

This year marks the seventh anniversary of Giving Tuesday, a day dedicated to giving back that was first conceived by the 92nd Street Y in New York. It has since become a global philanthropic movement. MORE

Boston Real Estate Times - November 29, 2019

Plummer Youth Promise has expanded its operations with a new 1,638-square-foot office suite at 50 Audubon Road, a Cummings Properties-managed building in Wakefield. MORE

The Boston Globe - November 26, 2019

This might be the best time of the year for Bill Cummings. His Woburn company, Cummings Properties, hands out checks to a long list of local charities starting every Thanksgiving week. The unusual part: Each of the company's 370 employees gets to pick where a small slice of the money goes and can hand-deliver the checks. Employees designate $1,000 donations to a charity of their choosing, or $2,000 if they've been with Cummings for at least 10 years. This week, the Cummings Community Giving Program will dole out $553,000—a new record. MORE

Woburn Sun Advocate - November 22, 2019

The Massachusetts Republican Party is relocating its headquarters from Boston to a 2,200-square-foot space at 400 West Cummings Park in Woburn. The move is scheduled to take place in January 2020. Prompted by a cost-cutting initiative, the change will save the party $346,725 over its multiyear Woburn lease with Cummings Properties. MORE

New England Real Estate Journal - November 22, 2019

Azurity Pharmaceuticals moved its national headquarters to a 14,627 s/f space at 8 Cabot Rd., a Cummings Properties building in a growing biotech community. The pharmaceutical company had outgrown its previous location, on Presidential Way in town, and is expanding its manufacturing site in Wilmington. MORE

Bisnow - November 19, 2019

A Boston-based real estate developer wants in on shopping's biggest day. Cummings Properties is deploying a key retail strategy in its real estate portfolio this holiday season. The developer is offering short-term Black Friday specials of discounted or even free rent at some of its suburban Boston office complexes. MORE

Banker & Tradesman - November 17, 2019

The shakeup at WeWork continues, most recently with a layoff of nearly 20 percent of its workforce. Was its explosive growth too much, too fast? Cummings Properties founder Bill Cummings shares his thoughts on WeWork's reckoning in a new opinion piece in Banker & Tradesman. MORE

Woburn Sun Advocate - November 3, 2019

If residents in the Henshaw Street area have noticed a new aroma, it is likely coming from Freedom Bakery. The specialty baking company recently moved its wholesale commissary to a 6,640-square-foot facility in a building managed by Cummings Properties. Certified kosher, Freedom's products are free of gluten, dairy, soy, peanuts and tree nuts. MORE

New England Real Estate Journal - November 1, 2019

Beer innovator Sandymount Technologies is preparing to move its base of operations from Somerville to a 6,948 s/f facility in Cummings Park. MORE

Woburn Advocate - October 7, 2019

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's “FED Zeppelin”! This 2,460-pound airship was made entirely of canned goods, water bottles and a few bags of rice by a team of colleagues from Woburn-based Cummings Properties. The unique sculpture won the People's Choice Award from Canstruction Boston. MORE

The Boston Globe - October 7, 2019

Jonathan Saltzman's article “Biotech workers decry arduous commutes” (Business, Sept. 25) calls for infrastructure improvements and flexible work schedules, but does not suggest one obvious solution to traffic woes: the suburbs. MORE

Beverly Citizen - October 4, 2019

BEVERLY—Commuters, entrepreneurs and young professionals who often work remotely or on a tight budget now have an alternative to their home office or local coffee shop as Launch Coworking has opened a space in the Cummings Center in Beverly. MORE

New England Real Estate Journal - September 27, 2019

Beverly, MA—Cummings Properties recently recognized nine companies that have been leasing clients of the commercial real estate firm for 20 years. In celebration of their long-term relationship, Cummings Center representatives delivered a commemorative captain's chair to each of the following businesses. MORE

My Social Good News - September 10, 2019

WOBURN, MA—Woburn-based commercial real estate firm Cummings Properties recently cut checks totaling $265,000 to local charities through its Cummings Community Giving program. All of its leasing clients of 20 years or more, as well as select associates of the organization, had the opportunity to direct a $1,000 donation to a local nonprofit of their choice. MORE

Woburn Advocate - August 6, 2019

WOBURN, MA—Cummings Properties recently hosted staff from Rwanda's brand-new University of Global Health Equity for an afternoon of professional development. Two senior members of the campus operations department visited the Woburn commercial real estate firm to learn its best practices for in-house facilities maintenance. MORE

Woburn Advocate - August 5, 2019

WOBURN, MA—While many local high school students are spending the summer babysitting or working retail jobs, Woburn High School senior Danielle Crawford is getting hands-on experience—while getting her hands dirty—as part of Cummings Properties' summer landscaping crew. MORE

Commercial Property Executive - July 31, 2019

Until 2000, when Boston real estate developer Bill Cummings and his wife, Joyce, signed the Bill and Melinda Gates Giving Pledge, few of their longtime Winchester, Mass., bridge and PTA friends would have guessed the couple was eligible to join the Billionaire's Club, the group of ultra-wealthy individuals and families who pledge more than half their wealth to help cure society's ills. MORE

Boston Real Estate Times - July 10, 2019

WOBURN, MA—Alloplex Biotherapeutics is relocating from an incubator at SmartLabs in Cambridge to a 4,700-square-foot facility at TradeCenter 128 in Woburn. The cellular therapeutics company is expected to move in September to the Cummings Properties-managed campus. MORE

Philanthropy News Digest - June 14, 2019

The Cummings Foundation in Woburn, Massachusetts, has announced grants totaling $10 million to a hundred Boston-area nonprofits through its $100K for 100 program. Now in its eighth year, the program awards grants of $100,000 over two to five years to nonprofits that are based in and primarily serve Middlesex, Essex, and Suffolk counties. MORE

Woburn Advocate - June 5, 2019

WOBURN, MA—Root AI is relocating from an incubator at Somerville's Greentown Labs to a 5,000-square-foot facility in Woburn. The robotics and agricultural tech company is expected to move in July to 78 Olympia Ave., a Cummings Properties building. MORE

Boston Real Estate Times - May 9, 2019

WOBURN, MA—Fifty local nonprofits received awards on May 2 that likely made not just their day, but their decade. Woburn-based Cummings Foundation granted these organizations a cumulative $15 million through its Sustaining Grants program, which provides ongoing funding for 10 years. Each organization's total grant ranges from $200,000 to $500,000. MORE

NEREJ - March 8, 2019

WOBURN, MA—New England Flag & Banner has relocated from its longtime Watertown location to 12 Henshaw St., Woburn. The 127-year-old company leased 7,500 square feet from Cummings Properties. New England Flag & Banner makes custom hand-sewn appliqué banners, flags, and table drapes. Its clients include colleges and universities, professional sports teams, and corporations from across the country. MORE

NEREJ - March 8, 2019

BEVERLY, MA—Montessori Kids Universe will open soon at Cummings Center. The 11,000 s/f space at the 600 building is one of the first New England locations for the national franchise. The center offers the Montessori-based method of education, with a low child-to-teacher ratio and a focus on children's natural instincts of curiosity and imagination. MORE

Boston Real Estate Times - February 12, 2019

BEVERLY, MA—When Cummings Properties purchased 50 Dunham Road in December 2011, the 54-acre site included just one building that was 90 percent vacant. Undeterred by the market’s disinterest and by others’ perception of a property with significant limitations, Cummings saw potential. The Woburn-based firm’s vision for an expanded business and technology campus, Dunham Ridge, is now being realized. MORE

CoStar - February 8, 2019

Boston developer and investor Bill Cummings, founder of Cummings Properties, has developed and invested in millions of square feet of commercial real estate across Massachusetts, but it's an education building some 6,900 miles away that stands out right now. MORE

Wicked Local Beverly - January 22, 2019

Sciessent LLC, a 20-plus year Cummings Properties client, recently relocated its corporate headquarters and development center to a 12,000-square-foot custom lab and office space at 100 Cummings Center in Beverly. This space will operate as Sciessent’s innovation hub for its global business and offices. MORE

Wicked Local Woburn - January 15, 2019

WOBURN—Foster & Eldridge relocated from its longtime Cambridge office to TradeCenter 128 in Woburn, becoming one of Cummings Properties’ newest clients. The law firm leased 13,379 square feet of office space. MORE

BioSpace - October 30, 2018

WOBURN—WuXi NextCODE Genomics USA Inc. is expanding its Massachusetts presence, complementing its Kendall Square headquarters with a lab in nearby Woburn. The international bioinformatics firm has leased 5,000 square feet at 2 Gill Street from Cummings Properties. It maintains additional facilities in Shanghai, China and Reykjavik, Iceland. MORE

Chronicle - October 12, 2018

The Chronicle crew visited with Bill Cummings at his home, at grant recipient Mission of Deeds, and at the historic Cummings Center campus in Beverly. Watch the entire segment, which aired on October 12 on WCVB Channel 5. MORE

GlobeSt - September 26, 2018

BEVERLY, MA — High-tech manufacturer Harmonic Drive, LLC is returning to its roots here. The company that began operations here nearly 60 years ago has purchased nearly five acres of land at the Dunham Ridge office technology campus in Beverly owned by Cummings Properties and has started work on its new 100,000-square-foot headquarters and high-tech manufacturing facility. MORE

Bisnow - September 25, 2018

Large life science and technology companies flocking to Greater Boston have generally settled around Kendall Square in East Cambridge or in the Waltham vicinity of Route 128. But the North Shore innovation and real estate communities say their market is ideal for businesses just starting out. MORE

Boston Real Estate Times - September 24, 2018

ANDOVER, MA — Disco Hi-Tec America, Inc., an international advanced technology company with nearly 5,000 employees worldwide, will open its first facility in Massachusetts in November. The firm will relocate from Manchester, New Hampshire to a 7,200-square-foot space at 40 Shattuck Road in Andover, which it recently leased from Cummings Properties. MORE

New England Real Estate Journal - September 21, 2018

Woburn, MA — The Cummings organization, made up of commercial real estate firm Cummings Properties and its affiliate Cummings Foundation, was named the Commonwealth’s “Top Charitable Contributor” at Boston Business Journal’s Corporate Citizenship Awards. This is the third year in a row the organization has achieved the No. 1 ranking. MORE

Wicked Local Woburn - September 13, 2018

WOBURN — Woburn-based commercial real estate firm Cummings Properties recently cut checks totaling $77,000 to local charities through its new Client Directed Giving program. Each of its leasing clients of 20 years or more had the opportunity to direct a $1,000 donation. MORE

Boston Real Estate Times - August 22, 2018

WOBURN, MA — Adlai Nortye, a clinical-stage global biopharma firm, has opened a custom-built 4,500-square-foot lab at Cummings Properties’ 12 Gill Street building in Woburn, MA. MORE

New England Real Estate Journal - July 6, 2018

Cummings Properties has appointed Eric Anderson to the position of president. Anderson, an 18-year veteran of the commercial real estate firm, will be the fourth person to hold this position in the 48 years Cummings Properties has been in operation. MORE

Wicked Local Woburn - June 26, 2018

WOBURN – Orthopedic technology company Ossio has established its U.S. corporate headquarters in Woburn. The company has leased a 3,000-square-foot office at Cummings Properties' TradeCenter 128 business campus. MORE

Wicked Local Woburn - June 5, 2018

WOBURN – Pure Drive Golf is now open at the 224 West Cummings Park in Woburn. The new 4,600-square-foot indoor golfing facility provides golfers the ability to virtually experience more than 100 famous "bucket list" golf courses from around the world. Additionally, the facility offers professional instruction and expert club-fitting, as well as self-practice opportunities. MORE

Wicked Local Woburn - June 12, 2018

WOBURN – Cummings Foundation announced grants of $100,000 each last night to 100 local nonprofits through its “$100K for 100” program. The winners were chosen from a record-setting 597 applicants, during a competitive review process. MORE

Wakefield Patch - May 22, 2018

Wakefield resident Derek Russell has been appointed vice president of operations at Cummings Properties, the Woburn-based commercial real estate firm where Russell has worked for 16 years. MORE

Beverly Citizen - May 15, 2018

Temperatures may be on the rise outside, but things are decidedly cooler at Cummings Center in Beverly. Rejuven-Ice, provider of whole-body cryotherapy treatments, is celebrating the grand opening of its new location at 100 Cummings Center, Suite 105-M by offering $10 off first-time sessions through May 20. MORE

New England Real Estate Journal - May 4, 2018

Beverly, MA LexaGene Holdings Inc., a biotechnology company that develops instrumentation for pathogen detection, has expanded its operations. Originally based in Vancouver, LexaGene signed a lease for a 17,500 s/f office, lab, and R&D space at 500 Cummings Center, Suite 4550. MORE

Boston Real Estate Times - May 1, 2018

Medford has added two Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) startups to its business community. Inkbit and LayerBio have leased lab and office space on Boston Avenue with Cummings Properties. MORE

Woburn Advocate - April 24, 2018

Next Step Healthcare, which specializes in skilled nursing facilities, will open its first corporate office in Woburn in May. The company has leased a 10,700-square-foot space at Cummings Properties' TradeCenter 128 business campus. MORE

WBZ-TV - April 20, 2018

It's a $10-million week for about 30 nonprofits in the Boston area, crucial money that will advance the good work being done to help our neighbors. MORE

Beverly Citizen- April 11, 2018

New and expectant parents now have additional resources to guide them through pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum care. MORE

Palm Beach Post - April 9, 2018

Bill Cummings, a part-time Singer Island resident for 30 years, grew up poor, but through a series of highly successful business ventures became one of the wealthiest individuals in Massachusetts. MORE

NECN Business - April 4, 2018

Bill Cummings grew up poor and then became one of the wealthiest people in Massachusetts. Now, he is focused on giving away nearly all of his wealth to philanthropic causes. He founded the sprawling real estate business, Cummings Properties, and then the Cummings Foundation. MORE

The Boston Globe - March 23, 2018

Bill Cummings first rose to prominence as a Boston-area real estate magnate, growing Cummings Properties from one small building to an 11-million-square-foot portfolio of commercial and office space. MORE

Beverly Citizen - March 19, 2018

North Shore Pediatric Dental and Orthodontics is expanding its services to include orthodontics for both children and adults. Dr. Audra Reynoso will practice out of 900 Cummings Center, Suite 119-W, located across the hall from North Shore Pediatric Dental's primary location at 116-T.MORE

Inside Philanthropy - March 18, 2018

Real estate mogul Bill Cummings, 80, rose from humble beginnings to create Cummings Properties in Woburn, Massachusetts, outside of Boston. The commercial real estate business, which began in 1970 with one small building, now boasts 11 million square feet in nearly a dozen communities north or west of Boston. MORE

Banker & Tradesman - March 4, 2018

The midst of a deep regional recession wasn't the best time to be looking for a job in commercial real estate: That was the message that Dennis Clarke got when he cold-called Woburn-based Cummings Properties in 1992. MORE

Woburn Advocate - February 20, 2018

Caesar Creek Software has leased 5,500 square feet of office space at 400 West Cummings Park in Woburn. The new office is the company's first location outside of its Miamisburg, Ohio, headquarters. MORE

Medford Transcript - February 16, 2018

Local real estate magnate and philanthropist Bill Cummings has written an autobiography, due for release on March 1. "Starting Small and Making It Big: An Entrepreneur's Journey to Billion-Dollar Philanthropist" MORE - January 31, 2018

International medical technology firm EarlySense, which specializes in health monitoring products for the medical and consumer markets, will relocate its U.S. office to West Cummings Park in Woburn from its current location in Waltham. MORE - January 19, 2018

With unemployment at very low levels on the North Shore and throughout Greater Boston, companies are looking for ways to enhance their facilities or even relocate in an effort to recruit and maintain talent. MORE

New England Real Estate Journal - January 12, 2018

Medford, MA enEvolv, a biotechnology firm, will open a new and larger laboratory and research office. The 10,000 s/f space is located at 200 Boston Ave., a commercial building operated by Cummings Properties. It will replace enEvolv's former facility on Morrissey Blvd. in Boston. MORE

Boston Business Journal - January 4, 2017

The Cummings Foundation has distributed more than $200 million to Massachusetts nonprofits since its inception in 1986, but what the foundation's founders Bill and Joyce Cummings are most proud of these days is the Cummings' Properties Employee Directed Giving... MORE

Beverly Citizen - December 27, 2017

Life sciences and technology innovators in Beverly and Woburn recently had the opportunity to highlight their expertise and initiatives to a delegation of visiting professionals from China.MORE

Woburn Advocate - December 13, 2017

Woburn-based Cummings Properties just donated $357,000 to hundreds of local nonprofit organizations via its Employee Directed Giving program. Through this annual philanthropic initiative, employees are invited to select a local nonprofit to receive a $1,000 donation in their honor.MORE

Banker & Tradesman - December 5, 2017

Growing Woburn biotech firm enEvolv has leased 10,000 square feet of lab space at Cummings Properties' 200 Boston Ave. property in Medford. enEvolv engineers and produces bio-based chemicals used in the pharmaceutical, energy, nutrition and specialty chemical industries.MORE

Boston Real Estate Times - November 28, 2017

Solutions for Living, a provider of counseling and conflict resolution services, recently relocated to a 5,000-square-foot office at 92 Montvale Avenue. The nonprofit organization comes to Stoneham from its previous location at 200 Boston Avenue in Medford.MORE

New England Real Estate Journal - November 17, 2017

Novogradac & Company LLP, a certified public accounting and consulting firm with more than 20 locations nationwide, will open its second office in the state this month. The firm leased a 5,200 s/f space at 40 Shattuck Rd. with Cummings Properties, and will take occupancy mid-month.MORE

Billerica Minuteman - November 10, 2017

Keith Yianacopolus, of Billerica, a senior grounds worker at Cummings Properties, reached his 30-year anniversary with the Woburn-based commercial real estate firm.MORE

Indianapolis Business Journal - October 28, 2017

Boston-based Cummings Properties, a commercial real estate company, is credited with creating what's referred to as employee-directed giving in 2012, when it launched a program to give staff members $1,000 each to donate to charity.MORE

CityBizList - October 25, 2017

Agrivida Inc., an agritech company focused on animal nutrition, has leased 20,000 square feet at Cummings Properties' 78 Olympia Avenue location in Woburn. In addition to a laboratory and offices, the site features a series of "grow rooms" that allow scientists to grow corn year-round.MORE

Beverly Citizen - October 12, 2017

Beverly Animal Natural Health Center has relocated from Cabot Street to Suite 99X, 950 Cummings Center, Beverly. At nearly 2,100 square-feet, the new location provides pets and their families with a larger and more modern space for services.MORE

The Boston Globe - October 6, 2017

EMARC, a nonprofit that works to support those with developmental disabilities, has moved into a new, larger complex on Audubon Road in Wakefield. MORE

New England Real Estate Journal - September 15, 2017

Balyo, a France-based robotics company, opened its U.S. corporate headquarters, including a showroom and warehouse, in a 12,350 s/f space at Cummings Properties' 78 Olympia Ave.MORE

Woburn Advocate - September 12, 2017

For the second year in a row, the Cummings organization was named the commonwealth's number one Top Charitable Contributor at Boston Business Journal's 12th annual Corporate Citizenship Summit on Sept. 7 in Boston.MORE

New England Real Estate Journal - August 11, 2017

Summa America, a subsidiary of Belgium-based Summa nv, has chosen Beverly for its American headquarters. The vinyl cutting and imaging equipment manufacturer plans to open a customer experience center this month at a 15,600 s/f space at Cummings Properties' 100 Cummings Center building.MORE

North Shore Journal - July 26, 2017

Vice president & general manager Steve Drohosky appeared on BevCam's (Beverly Community Access Media) "North Shore Journal." Steve joined host Walter Kosmowski for a 30-minute feature on Cummings Center, its history, and the community that has grown there over the past 21 years.MORE

Inside Philanthropy - June 26, 2017

In past years, we've talked quite a bit about the Cummings Foundation's hallmark program, $100K for 100. This is the program that funds small and mid-sized nonprofits in the Massachusetts counties of Middlesex, Essex and Suffolk, with hundreds of groups vying for invitations to apply for one of the local grants.MORE

New England Real Estate Journal - June 23, 2017

Cummings Properties has acquired the 120,000 s/f three-story commercial building at 40 Shattuck Rd. for $12 million. The Woburn-based real estate firm worked directly with Boston Properties, the original owner and developer, on the acquisition.MORE

citybizlist - June 6, 2017

High-tech materials developer iQLP has tripled its commercial space on Commerce Way, expanding to more than 18,000 square feet. The firm took occupancy of 11,000 square feet of the expansion space in April. Cummings Properties turned over the remaining space on June 1.MORE

The Boston Globe - June 5, 2017

His father painted houses in Medford, raising a young family in a one-bedroom apartment atop a liquor store, a coin laundry, and a taxi stand on Salem Street. His mother, the daughter of Irish immigrants, was a neighborhood fixture whose idea of socializing was knocking on doors, collecting coins for the March of Dimes or the Cancer Society.MORE

Woburn Advocate - May 12, 2017

Cummings Foundation founders Bill and Joyce Cummings were inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Bostonians during Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce's annual meeting on May 8.MORE

Bisnow - April 13, 2017

Bill Cummings started his Cummings Properties with a 6K SF building in 1970. Today, the company has a portfolio of more than 10M SF across greater Boston. MORE

BioSpace - April 3, 2017

Silk Therapeutics is almost tripling its space from 3,300 square feet to 9,800 square feet at Cummings Properties' 196 Boston Avenue building in Medford. Business has been brisk for the company, which debuted its limited-edition LabGrab skincare line on HSN earlier this month and sold out. MORE

Beverly Citizen - March 29, 2017

Life sciences firm Hamilton Thorne recently signed a long-term lease to extend its tenancy at Beverly's Cummings Center. A major modern retrofit of its more than 18,000-square-foot space began in February.

Hamilton Thorne designs, manufactures and distributes precision laser devices and advanced image analysis systems for the fertility, stem cell and developmental biology research markets.MORE

Banker and Tradesman - March 21, 2017

Pharmaceutical safety firm SPMD - Safety Strategies for Health Inc. has leased 6,048 square feet at Cummings Properties' 50 Dunham Ridge in Beverly.MORE

Boston Real Estate Times - March 7, 2017

International biotech firm Analytik Jena US will move from 6,600 square feet at West Cummings Park in Woburn, MA, to almost 10,000 square feet at Cummings Center in Beverly this month.MORE

Woburn Advocate - Febuary 28, 2017

Gymja Warrior celebrated its two-year anniversary in January by announcing it would open a second location in Woburn this April. The gym's newest site is currently under construction in a 7,000-square-foot space at Cummings Properties' 10 Gill Street building.MORE

Beverly Citizen - Febuary 24, 2017

The "live, work and play" lifestyle philosophy has come to Beverly - in high style, too - at Elliott Landing. In this brand new condominium complex with exceptional amenities, luxurious and gracious living is the essence of every home. The bonus: each one is also beautiful.MORE

Boston Real Estate Time - Febuary 17, 2017

Godavari restaurant will nearly double its space at 9 Cummings Park this spring, expanding to more than 5,000 square feet. It is ranked as the top Indian restaurant in Massachusetts, according to India New England News.MORE

Woburn Advocate - Febuary 9, 2017

Woburn-based commercial real estate firm Cummings Properties has agreed to donate temporary space for Woburn Public Library during its upcoming renovation.MORE

citybizlist - January 29, 2017

Woburn-based commercial real estate firm Cummings Properties recently recognized the 20-year tenancies of two Woburn companies, ProScience Analytical Services and Compass Search, with commemorative captain's chairs.

ProScience Analytical Services, located at 22 Cummings Park in Woburn, was founded in 1996 by the late Jack Yee. Jack's wife, Hong Lee, is president of ProScience and works closely with her brother-in-law, CFO Harvey Yee, and General Manager Dennis Sanchez.MORE

Woburn Advocate - January 29, 2017

ClearChoice Dental Implant Center recently opened at TradeCenter 128 in Woburn. It is the first and only New England location of the national dental chain. MORE

Boston Globe - January 25, 2017

At 14 feet tall, the Coast Guard buoy now rising at the corner of Elliot and McKay streets in Beverly is hard to miss. Cummings Properties, the Woburn development agency that purchased the buoy for $1,000 during a Coast Guard auction in South Weymouth, sought a landmark with a nautical theme to place outside its new Elliot Landing condominium complex. MORE

Woburn Advocate - January 14, 2017

WOBURN - Woburn Medical Associates started seeing patients Jan. 9 in its new office at 23 Warren Ave. This practice, part of Winchester Physicians Associates, approached its property manager, Cummings Properties, last year regarding its desire to upgrade and expand its space; however, the doctor's office wanted to remain open and fully operational during the project. MORE

citybizlist - December 30, 2016

It's the most wonderful time of the year at Cummings Properties. Employees are invited each November to select local charities to receive $1,000 each from the Woburn-based commercial real estate company through its Employee Directed Giving program. MORE

Woburn Advocate - December 9, 2016

WOBURN - Cummings Properties recently recognized the 40-year anniversary of its longest tenured employee and very first heavy equipment operator, George Holland, by purchasing a new backhoe and naming it "Corporal" in his honor. MORE

Tri-Town Transcript - November 20, 2016

Curious local residents who have watched Elliott Landing take shape over the past several months will have an opportunity this weekend to get a glimpse inside the luxury complex. MORE

Boston Business Journal - October 27, 2016

The sixth-annual Boston Business Journal Power 50: The Game Changers. It includes men and women from multiple industries and professions who are making a difference in their business communities, blazing trails and leaving their mark on the local economy. MORE

Wicked Local Beverly - October 17,2016

After many decades located on Enon Street in North Beverly, Sportsmen's Barbershop has made the move downtown, opening in its new Cummings Center location on Oct. 5. MORE

Wicked Local Woburn - October 17, 2016

WOBURN - Sample6, an MIT and Boston University spinout, is moving from Cambridge to its new 6,500-square-foot headquarters at Cummings Properties' 12 Gill St. property in Woburn this month. MORE

Wicked Local Woburn - October 3, 2016

WOBURN - Ernie Agresti, vice president of administration, and Jim Gillette, purchasing manager, celebrated 25 years with Cummings Properties last month. MORE

Wicked Local Woburn - September 27, 2016

WOBURN - Visitors to Boston's Museum of Science are now being greeted by a transformed lobby, including highly visible signage for the newly named Cummings Concourse. This designation recognizes a $2.5 million donation by Woburn commercial real estate firm Cummings Properties. MORE

Salem News - September 21, 2016

BEVERLY — More than 20 years after the opening of Cummings Center, everyone in the city still knows of someone who used to work at the site when it was "The Shoe," according to Beverly historian Fred Hammond. MORE

Wilmington Apple - September 19, 2016

BOSTON, MA — The Cummings Organization was named the Commonwealth's number one Top Charitable Contributor at Boston Business Journal's 11th Annual Corporate Citizenship Summit on September 8 at Artists for Humanity's EpiCenter in Boston. MORE

Wicked Local Woburn - September 14, 2016

WOBURN — Verde Farms has doubled its footprint to 8,600 square feet at TradeCenter 128 in Woburn. This is the organic meat supplier’s second expansion since relocating from Somerville last year. MORE

Citybizlist - September 6, 2016

Cummings Properties recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of the purchase of its building at 10 Henshaw Street in Woburn. Little did Bill Cummings know in 1966 that buying a 6,000-square-foot "beat-up" concrete building would change the trajectory of his career as well as the face of nearby Washington Street. MORE

Woburn Patch - September 1, 2016

Courtagen took possession of its new 25,000-square-foot headquarters at 8 Cabot Road in Woburn in early August, more than a month ahead of schedule. MORE