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Q2 Engines of the Market

Client Conversations Q2


Tickets are available to purchase on event pages for $20 for BSA Members and $40 for Non-members. Discounted bundles are available here for the purchase of 3 sessions at $50 for BSA Members and $100 for Non-members.

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Greater Boston remains an epicenter of innovation activity in the country. Life science and technology developments has continued to accelerate going into a post-pandemic life. This increase in demand is fueling strong development activity for housing, companies re-evaluating their space needs, and the growing target for carbon neutral projects in Boston and Cambridge.

We’ll explore three sectors that are fueling new developments, achieving net zero goals and helping to drive the economy: life sciences, technology and housing.

Q2 Sessions

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 | 8:30–9:45 AM
Life Sciences & Sustainability: Exploring Opportunities with Alexandria Real Estate

Join our conversation with Rick Malmstrom, Executive Director of Sustainability Operations in Greater Boston for Alexandria Real Estate. Alexandria is often considered to be the gold standard for life science development. They are also setting the gold standard for ultra-low emissions laboratory buildings. How are they achieving this impressive goal?
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Tuesday, May 11, 2021 | 8:30–9:45 AM
Engine of Change–Winthrop Center: The New Global Class A Standard

Winthrop Center will be Boston’s first Global Class A office building, achieving previously unattainable levels of occupant wellness, connectivity and sustainability. Its human-centered design is grounded in the latest studies on the proven benefits of fresh air, access to outdoor space and touchless experiences for optimal health and productivity. How has Winthrop Center taken COVID-19-era shifting concerns into account? Kathy and Nicole will share their vision for healthy buildings that will set future standards.
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Tuesday, June 8, 2021 | 8:30–9:45 AM
New Paradigms in Housing

Working as their own developer, Baystate Commons Cohousing in Malden, is an innovative 30-unit cohousing community and is the first of its type under Malden’s newly created Cohousing Zoning Ordinance. Anda French AIA and Baystate Commons will discuss the finance and zoning complexities, sustainable strategies, and also the misled assumptions about these communities and the possibilities to re-imagine future housing development and the client.
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Hear from Client Conversation host, Carole Wedge FAIA LEED AP, CEO at Shepley Bulfinch on the upcoming quarter—Engines of the Market.