Relocation and build-out in downtown Boston

The Brattle Group Success Story
  • The Brattle Group
  • Boston
Services Provided
  • Transaction Management
  • Project Management
Cresa Team
  • Amy Braun
  • Adam Subber
  • Dwight Patten
  • 60,000 sq. ft.
  • Professional Services

client objectives and results

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Client Objectives

  • Growing out of space occupied for 20+ years located in Harvard Square 
  • Needed to expand headquarters to accommodate both near and long-term growth, but building and surrounding neighborhood lacked available options 
  • Sought an innovative, interactive office to attract and retain top talent


  • Developed a short list of buildings in the Back Bay, East Cambridge, and Harvard Square 
  • Leveraged The Brattle Group’s size and desirability as a tenant to drive significant competition 
  • Negotiated 12 months of free rent and significant improvement allowances, including a $7 million lobby renovation
  • Structured lease to include flexible solutions to accommodate future changes and growth
  • Managed value engineering effort and successfully reduced project budget 
  • Managed vendor selection for entire project team (architect, construction manager, IT, furniture, etc.)
  • Coordinated aggressive schedule for build-out and relocation 
  • Delivered project on time and 7% under budget