Northstar Celebrates Justin Caron’s 10th Anniversary
Please join us in congratulating Justin Caron on 10 years with Northstar!
Northstar’s Harvard Team is Hard at Work
Northstar has been successfully supporting Harvard University’s graduate housing group since Northstar’s inception, completing hundreds of capital and operational projects that have been crucial to extending the longevity of Harvard University Housing’s real estate portfolio. READ MORE
Summer Sailing Series Success
Northstar celebrates its 11th annual Summer Sailing Series in Boston Harbor this August.
Northstar Summer Family Extravaganza
Northstar beat the heat at this year’s annual Family Extravaganza courtesy of a dunk tank, ice cream truck and ocean swim. Every year we enjoy an opportunity to bring our Northstar families together.
Please join us in congratulating Chris Packard on his 10th Anniversary at Northstar!
As one of Northstar’s Principals, Chris has 22 years’ experience in development and project management within the commercial real estate, institutional and multifamily sectors, specializing in multifamily development. READ MORE
Major Milestone for Northstar’s Longest Serving Employee, Lee Phelps Retires
Lee began working with Northstar’s leadership over 25 years ago and worked in the real estate industry spanning 7 decades.
Northstar Celebrates Dan Govoni’s 10th Anniversary
Congratulations to Dan Govoni on his 10-year anniversary with Northstar!
599 Somerville Breaks Ground
Northstar Project & Real Estate is excited to commence breaking ground on the 599 Somerville Ave. Project for Rafi Properties.
Northstar’s Competitive Edge
Northstar’s own Cameron Feeley and Natasha Marcuard display their leadership and competitiveness in and outside the workplace.
Jason Atwood and Natasha Marcuard Become Northstar Shareholders
Northstar is proud to announce two new shareholders, Jason Atwood and Natasha Marcuard
Northstar Hits the Slopes
The Northstar Project & Real Estate Services family packed their gear and headed North to come together on the ski mountain this winter at Sunday River Resort in Newry, Maine.
Northstar Celebrates the Opening of Sanofi’s New North American Headquarters
Northstar is excited to celebrate the opening of Sanofi’s new North American Headquarters in Cambridge Crossing at 450 Water Street.
Northstar is excited to announce the promotions of Andy Touchette, Kerry Logue, Katherine Kenney, Jessy Lecaj, Teddy Straus, and Katie Huckins!
Equity, Inclusion and Diversity at Northstar
Through CoreNet, Northstar was introduced to the Commercial Real Estate Success Training (CREST) Program and was fortunate to hire Brooke Dean as a 2021 summer intern.
Northstar Celebrates the Holidays
The Northstar Project & Real Estate Services family was thrilled to come together twice this holiday season!
The Home for Little Wanderers Annual Gingerbread House Competition
We are pleased to announce “Team Northstar’s North Pole” won most creative gingerbread house in The Home’s annual gingerbread decorating contest!
Northstar Goes Over the Edge for Special Olympics MA
Five Northstar employees got to belay 200ft. at the Over the Edge event to support Special Olympics MA!
Harvard’s Soldiers Field Park Receives Certificate of Occupancy on Final Phase of Renovations
Harvard’s Soldiers Field Park has received its Certificate of Occupancy on the fourth and final phase of its multi-phased renovations.
Northstar Volunteers at South Shore Habitat for Humanity
Northstar Employees recently participated in a build day for South Shore Habitat for Humanity.
Northstar Employee Update
Team Northstar continues to grow with the recent addition of Nicholas Dunn and Cameron Feeley!
Northstar Local Government Service
Northstar’s staff continues to give back by serving their local communities’ government. With a wealth of expertise in the real estate industry, Northstar supports staff who want to contribute and share their knowledge with community boards and committees.
In August, Northstar celebrated Justin Caron’s 9 year anniversary and Jillian MacDougall’s 2 year anniversary with the company.
Northstar’s 10th Annual Summer Sailing Series Comes to a Close
Northstar is extremely grateful for the opportunity to partner with such engaging and supportive clients.
Two Northstar Projects Among Recipients of CoreNet Global New England’s 2020 and 2021 Awards of Excellence
Northstar is honored to have partnered with Akamai Technologies, on their new global headquarters in Cambridge, as well as National Grid on their new office at 2 Hanson Place in Brooklyn, NY.
Northstar June and July 2021 Anniversaries
In June and July Northstar celebrated Dan Govoni’s 9-year, Wanda Lee’s 6-year, Natasha Marcuard’s 7-year and Katie Huckin’s 1-year anniversary with the company.
Soldiers Field Park Walkthrough: Phase 4 & Childcare Center
Thank you to Jason Atwood & Lisa Bagshaw for taking Northstar employees on a walkthrough of their projects!
Dan Govoni and Lisa Hamilton Become Northstar Shareholders
Northstar is proud to announce two new shareholders, Dan Govoni and Lisa Hamilton.
John Townsend Advances to Principal
Northstar is excited to announce the advancement of John Townsend to Principal.
Northstar Employee Update
We are pleased to continue expanding our team at Northstar with the recent addition of Peter Arsenault and Kamaluddin Sheik!
Intern and Co-Op Positions
Northstar is proud to introduce our 2021 Intern and Co-Op!
Takeda Unveils Newly Renovated Building at 500 Kendall Street
Northstar is excited to announce the unveiling of Takeda’s 500 Kendall Street project at 500 Kendall Street in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Northstar May 2021 Anniversary
In May Northstar celebrated Kerry Logue’s 5-year anniversary with the company.
Northstar April Work Anniversaries
In April Northstar celebrated the work anniversary of Jason Atwood!
Heading Home Team Wonder Women
Northstar’s Kirstin Brown has joined team Wonder Women to support Heading Home.
International Data Group’s (IDG) New Headquarters
We are excited for the opening of International Data Group’s (IDG) new headquarters.
Women in Construction Week – Thank You!
Thank you for celebrating Women in Construction Week with us!
Women in Construction Week – Recent Hires
During Women in Construction Week we’re featuring women who recently joined Team Northstar!
Women in Construction Week – Higher Education
Today for Women in Construction Week we’re showcasing Northstar women in Higher Education!
Women in Construction Week – Life Sciences
Please join us in celebrating Women in Construction Week as we highlight Northstar women in Life Sciences
International Women’s Day 2021
Please join us in celebrating Women in Construction Week and International Women’s Day!
Welcome New Northstar Employees!
Northstar is pleased to announce the addition of three new employees – Katie Huckins, Gabbi Robinson and Danica Woo
Northstar February Work Anniversaries
In February Northstar team members celebrated the work anniversaries of Gary Pelletier and AJ Proia.
Harvard University’s SFP Building 2 Achieves LEED Gold Certification
Northstar Project and Real Estate Services is pleased to announce that Harvard University Housing’s Soldiers Field Park Building 2 was recently awarded LEED Gold for Commercial Interiors by the USGBC.
Northstar is excited to announce the promotion of Lisa Hamilton, Dan Govoni, Natasha Marcuard, Janet Tse, and Peimei Wang.
LightView Achieves LEED Platinum Certification
We would like to congratulate our partners at American Campus Communities (ACC) for the recent LEED Platinum certification of their LightView student housing complex.
Northstar Celebrates Lee Phelps’ 10th Anniversary
We are excited to announce the 10th Anniversary of Northstar’s second, but most beloved hire, Lee Phelps.
DivcoWest Celebrates the Topping Off of 350 & 450 Water Street at Cambridge Crossing
Northstar Project and Real Estate Services congratulates DivcoWest and Sanofi North America on the topping off of our 350 & 450 Water Street projects.
Northstar Employee Update
We are pleased to continue expanding our team at Northstar with the recent addition of Lou Cicchese!
Northstar Celebrates 10 Years
Northstar is proud to have recently celebrated its 10th anniversary!
Akamai HQ Awarded ENR’s 2020 Best Office/Retail/Mixed-Use
Northstar would like to congratulate to Akamai for the continued recognition of their new Kendall Square headquarters!
Northstar Employee Update
We are pleased to continue expanding our team at Northstar with the recent additions of Ipsitha Bayapu and AJ Proia! READ MORE
Jason Atwood completes CoreNet’s Leadership 2.0 Program
Congratulations to Northstar’s Jason Atwood on recently completing CoreNet’s Leadership 2.0 program!
Northstar Ski Trip 2020
Team Northstar recently enjoyed the annual company ski trip!
Northstar is pleased to announce the recent promotions. Congratulations to Jason Atwood, Jim Hogan and Jessy Lecaj!
Sanofi Genzyme’s 50 Binney Street recognized as ENR New England’s 2019 Best Interior/Tenant Improvement
Congratulations to Sanofi and the 50 Binney team for being named ENR New England’s 2019 Best Interior/Tenant Improvement!
Akamai Featured as NEREJ’s Project of the Month
Akamai’s new HQ in Kendall Square continues to gain recognition for its highly innovative and collaborative design.
Northstar participates in CoreNet Leadership Programs
Congratulations Natasha on completing the Young Leader Development Program and Jason on starting his Leadership 2.0 journey with CoreNet Global New England.
Akamai Opens New Global Headquarters in Kendall Square
Congratulations to Akamai Technologies for the recent opening of their new headquarters in Kendall Square!
Completion of The Residence Inn by Marriott
Congratulations to The Procaccianti Companies, Vision 3 Architects, Gilbane Building Company, and Northstar for the completion of The Residence Inn by Marriott, a 170K square-foot, 176 key hotel located in downtown Providence.
American Campus Communities & Northeastern University Celebrate LightView Apartments Grand Opening
American Campus Communities, Northeastern University and the City of Boston have successfully delivered Boston’s first developer led, equity-financed residence hall on Northeastern’s campus.
Northstar Promotion – John Townsend, Associate Principal
Northstar is excited to announce that John Townsend has been promoted to Associate Principal.
Northstar Celebrates Another Year as one of BBJ’s 2019 Best Places to Work!
Team Northstar had a great evening June 19th celebrating another year of recognition as one of Boston Business Journal’s Best Places to Work!
Biopharmaceutical Research Center Achieved LEED Gold Certification
Northstar’s recently completed project for a local biopharmaceutical company in Cambridge officially achieved Gold certification under LEED 2009 Commercial Interiors.
37th Annual Run of the Charles
Northstar participated in the 37th Run of the Charles: Boston’s Premier Paddling Race on April 28th 2019 and finished 6th place in the 14-mile relay race.
Sanofi’s Cambridge Crossing Consolidation Recognized as CBA’s 2018 Life Science Deal of the Year
Congratulations to Sanofi, Zell Partnership and DivcoWest on their execution of the Greater Boston area’s largest lease in the past decade!
2019 Northstar Ski Trip
Earlier this month, Northstar embarked on the annual company ski trip at Stratton Mountain in Vermont.
Harvard University’s Soldier’s Field Park Building 3 Renovation Achieves LEED Gold Certification
Northstar Project and Real Estate Services is pleased to announce that Harvard University Housing’s Soldiers Field Park Building 3 was recently awarded LEED Gold for Commercial Interiors by the USGBC.
Northstar’s Sanofi Team and Harvard Team Expansions
We are thrilled to announce Pat and Katherine will be joining our Sanofi team while Jerry and Teddy will be joining our Harvard team. Please join us in welcoming our new team members!
Northstar is pleased to announce recent promotions!
United Way Breakfast and Thanksgiving Project!
In November, Team Northstar attended the United Way Real Estate and Building Industry Leadership Breakfast and volunteered at the Thanksgiving Project to give back to the community.
The Home for Little Wanderers Opens New Home in Roxbury!
Congratulations to The Home for Little Wanderers and our Northstar project managers on the completion of 71-73 Alleghany Street, the new home for the Children’s Community Collaborative in Roxbury, MA.
Welcome New Northstar Employees!
Northstar would like to welcome two new employees – Brandon Nelson and Lisa Bagshaw!
Residence Inn in Providence Celebrates Topping Off
We are excited to announce the topping-off of our Residence Inn by Marriott project in Providence.
Emmanuel College Opens New Residence Hall in Fenway!
Congratulations to Emmanuel College, Elkus Manfredi Architects, John Moriarty & Associates, and Northstar for the completion of Julie Hall, a 327,387 square-foot, 692-bed residence hall located on the Fenway campus.
Harvard University Housing completes Phase 2 of Soldiers Field Park Project in Allston
Congratulations to Harvard University Housing on the completion of Phase 2 at the Soldiers Field Park apartments in Allston.
Northstar recognized as one of Boston Business Journal’s 2018 Best Places to Work!
Congratulations to all the 2018 Best Places to Work winners!
Northstar’s Tom Fanning among recipients of CoreNet Global New England’s 2018 Awards of Excellence
Northstar is honored to have our own Tom Fanning named as the winner of CoreNet Global New England’s 2018 Americas Service Provider Leadership Award.
What’s happening in Kendall Square?
Check out the completed and active Northstar development and tenant improvement projects underway in the Kendall Square, Cambridge.
Team Northstar returns to the Run of the Charles!
Team Northstar had another fun-filled day on April 29th participating in the 36th annual Run of the Charles!
Northstar Team is Expanding!
We are excited to add 3 new employees to the Northstar Team. Welcome Kevin, Allen, and Nichole!
100 Binney achieves LEED Gold certification!
We are happy to announce the 100 Binney Street core & shell project has been awarded LEED Gold certification.
Kronos Global Headquarters Relocation
Kronos’ new campus has received excellent feedback from employees. The consolidated campus and open work environment allows employees to collaborate and connect, driving innovation.
Path to Leadership | Conversation with Rose Conti by CREW
More than 30 real estate professionals joined CREW and Northstar on February 15th to learn about Rose Conti’s presentation on women in the construction industry.
Welcome New Northstar Employees!
Northstar would like to welcome two new employees – Jim Hogan and Carly Yong!
American Campus Communities celebrates the Topping Out of the new Columbus Ave Student Apartments!
Northstar is honored to be a part of American Campus Communities’ development team for the new Columbus Ave Student Apartments at Northeastern University.
Northstar is pleased to announce the recent promotions of Janet Tse and John Townsend!
Happy Birthday Lee Phelps!
Last week Team Northstar gathered for a surprise 70th birthday celebration in honor of our very own Lee Phelps! Check out this tribute to our valued colleague.
Kronos Global Headquarters named as New England Real Estate Journal’s Project of the Month
Northstar is proud to have been a part of this collaborative effort to deliver Kronos’ new global headquarters in Lowell. Congratulations to the project team and our valued partners at Kronos on this much deserved recognition!
United Way’s 24th Annual Real Estate & Building Industry Leadership Breakfast
Congratulations to the United Way for another successful Real Estate & Building Industry Leadership Breakfast!
Northstar Volunteering at the Home for Little Wanderers!
Members of the Northstar team participated in a fun day of painting October 27th at the Home for Little Wanderers’ Longview Farm location in Walpole.
ENR New England Awards 50+60 Binney Street as 2017’s Best Project for Office/Retail/Mixed-Use Construction!
ENR New England awarded 50+60 Binney Street as 2017’s Best Project for Office/Retail/Mixed-Use construction!
Northstar Welcomes Jessy Lecaj!
We are thrilled to welcome the newest member of the Northstar Team!
Northstar celebrates groundbreaking with partner Akamai Technologies
Congratulations to Akamai Technologies on the groundbreaking of their new global headquarters in Kendall Square! Northstar is thrilled to be a partner for this exciting 19-story project.
Northstar Partners with Oxford Properties
Northstar is proud to announce their partnership with Oxford Properties!
50 & 60 Binney obtains Certificate of Occupancy!
The Northstar Team is proud to be a part of this collaborative effort and exciting milestone for the client’s new building at 50&60 Binney Street in Kendall Square!
Welcome New Northstar Employees!
We are very excited to add two members to the Northstar team!
Northstar awarded #1 spot in BBJ’s 2017 Best Places To Work
Northstar accepts the award as #1 (Extra Small Category) in the Boston Business Journal Best Places to Work Award Ceremony at Boston’s Symphony Hall on June 22, 2017.
Northstar attends the Home for the Little Wanderers’ Annual Voices & Visions Fundraiser
Team Northstar had a wonderful evening supporting a great cause at the Home for the Little Wanderers’ annual Voices & Visions fundraising gala on May 31st at Boston’s Seaport World Trade Center!
Northstar Project Update: Akamai Technologies & Emmanuel College Julie Hall
Akamai Technologies begins demolition for their new headquarters and construction progresses for Emmanuel College’s new mixed-use residence, Julie Hall!
TripAdvisor HQ achieves LEED Platinum certification!
Proud to announce TripAdvisor HQ has recently received LEED Platinum certification by US Green Building Council, the highest green rating achievable.
Northstar recognized as one of Boston Business Journal’s 2017 Best Places to Work!
The Northstar team is excited to be named one of Boston Business Journal’s 2017 Best Places to Work!
Kronos completes Phase 1 of their 500,000 square foot headquarters in Lowell!
Congratulations to Kronos and the project team on the completion of Phase 1 at the new headquarters in Lowell!
Northstar Employee Update
We are pleased to announce recent promotions and additions to the Northstar Team!
2016 Harvard Team Year-End Update
Our Harvard team has been busy this past year and are happy to share updates of recently completed and kicked-off projects!
National Grid Grand Opening in Waltham!
Northstar and National Grid gathered to celebrate the grand opening of the new Customer Meter Services facility located at 130 West Street in Waltham.
Welcome New Northstar Employee!
Northstar would like to welcome Scott Jantzen !
Northstar Holiday Party
Northstar employees gathered for the annual Holiday Party to celebrate the success of the firm, individual accomplishments and personal milestones. It was a fun-filled night were we saluted company growth to 26 full-time employees, the addition of two Northstar babies, an engagement and marriage.
Northstar Community Outreach!
This month Northstar volunteers helped pack 3500 bags for the United Way’s annual Thanksgiving Packing Project – bags contained food for families in need this holiday season. In addition, Northstar volunteers helped clean and organize The Home for Little Wanderers’ Toy Room. The Toy Room provides essentials for local children and families.
Kristen Tomlinson panelist for BUILDING SUCCESS
Northstar’s Kristen Tomlinson will be on the panel for Simpson Gumpertz & Heger’s upcoming BUILDING SUCCESS symposium on November 1st, Sign-up now!
Northstar Welcomes John Schena as Senior Vice President!
Northstar Project & Real Estate Services is proud to welcome John Schena as senior vice president. John brings 24 years of progressive experience in the commercial real estate industry to Northstar, including 17 years as a senior manager responsible for large capital programs within corporate portfolios which ranged from 15 to 23 million SF with annual capital spend over a $200 million. John’s clients include notable corporations such as American Express, adidas Group, Verizon and Cisco Systems.
Northstar Employee Update
John Townsend promoted & Kerry Logue joins the Northstar team!
“Topping off” Ceremony Held for 100 Binney Street
The 100 Binney Street project team, including Northstar project managers Anthony Warren, Danielle Blake and Lisa Hamilton, gathered on September 16th for a “topping off” ceremony.
Northstar partners with Emmanuel College
Northstar is pleased to announce their partnership as Emmanuel College’s Owner’s Project Manager in the construction of Julie Hall, a new 692-bed dormitory. The 20-story, 315,000 GSF facility is located in the heart of Boston and will include underground parking, covered bike storage and a café.
Northstar named 2nd best place to work in Boston!
We are happy to announce that Northstar Project & Real Estate Services was awarded 2nd place in the BBJ’s Best Places to Work, extra-small category. The evening was a testament to Northstar’s belief that fully engaged and energized employees provide outstanding services to our clients.
TripAdvisor awarded Needham Green Business of the Year!
Newton Needham Camber has chosen Trip Advisor as its Needham Green Business of the Year!
Northstar recently participated in the 2016 Run of the Charles and the results are in!
Northstar registered two boats in this year’s Run of the Charles – the largest flat-bottomed boat race in New England.
Northstar one of 2016 Best Places to Work in Massachusetts!
The Boston Business Journal named Northstar one of the 2016 Best Places to Work in Massachusetts!
An Unlikely Story wins multiple awards!
We are proud to announce that An Unlikely Story has won three prestigious design awards.
Cassandra Charles delivers opening remarks at IFMA Event
On March 1st, Northstar’s Cassandra Charles gave the opening remarks at the Active Shooter Situations Presentation.
Northstar at the Greater Boston Foodbank
Northstar employees recently volunteered at the Greater Boston Foodbank, organizing and packaging almost 10,000 lbs of food!
Lisa Hamilton selected as CoreNet Young Leader
Congratulations to the selected participants of CoreNet’s 2016 Leadership Program Class. We are proud of Northstar Project Manager, Lisa Hamilton! TripAdvisor’s new headquarters in Needam, MA is also featured in this month’s Newsletter. Northstar is proud to have closely collaborated with TripAdvisor on this exciting project.
Northstar and Ella Properties close on West Street
Northstar and JV Partner Ella Properties recently closed on a $4.8M land acquisition at 124 West Street in Waltham. The JV has full building lease and intends to deliver the project in December of 2016.
Harvard plans big redo of Allston grad housing complex
We are excited to congratulate our client, Harvard University on advancing their plan for Soldiers Field Park. We are proud to be a member of their project team and are excited to commence construction.
Northstar at the 2016 IFMA NYC Chapter Awards for Excellence
2016 IFMA NYC Chapter Awards for Excellence Dinner held on January 28 at The Pierre Ballroom, New York, NY. READ MORE
2015 Annual Holiday Party
Northstar celebrated the holiday season at Cinquecento in the South End
Engineering News-Record Awards
ENR named Alexandria Real Estate Equities Owner of the Year at its annual awards breakfast.
Economic Impact Awards
Northstar clients TripAdvisor and Baxalta honored at the 12th Annual Massachusetts Economic Impact Awards Luncheon. TripAdvisor won Gold in the Greater Boston region and Baxalta won Silver in the Greater Boston region.
Northstar’s 5th Anniversary Party
Northstar celebrates its five year anniversary in its new office location at 1050 Massachusetts Ave. Cambridge, MA.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid News Coverage
Popular author Jeff Kinney is branching out, bringing his love of books to the masses by opening up a book store in his hometown. TODAY’s Erica Hill reports.
4th Annual Summer Sailing Series
Northstar sets sail every August out of the Boston Yacht Haven.
CREW Boston (formerly NEWIRE) Awards
Kirstin Brown, Northstar Principal, was named the “Entrepreneur of the Year”.
Run of the Charles Canoe Race
Team Northstar participated in the 24-mile canoe race to celebrate the Charles River Watershed Association’s 50 years of improvements to health, beauty and enjoyment of the Charles River.
Northstar gets festive at the weekly construction meeting with Alexandria Real Estate.
Team Northstar competed in Dover, VT at the Tough Mudder hosted at Mount Snow.