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James Travers, First Vice President

James Travers

First Vice President

James Travers

First Vice President
+1 617 9127028
+1 617 9127001
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Boston

33 Arch Street
28th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
+1 617 912 7000
+1 617 912 7001

Professional Experience

Mr. Travers currently serves as a First Vice President in the Boston office of CBRE/New England.

  • City of Boston, Director Federal Relations
  • CRESA Real Estate, Broker
  • Niles Company, Vice President
  • Lincoln Property Company, Vice President

Achievements

Mr. Travers is currently working on behalf of the U.S. Postal Service to manage the design, permitting and sale of 38 acres in Downtown Boston, a 4.5 million SF multi-use development program that includes office, residential and hotel space.

  • Ongoing management of the disposition of the General Mail Facility (GMF) at South Station. The GMF is a 1.3 million square foot industrial building with 16 acres of support area adjacent to South Station, the largest intermodal transportation center in New England.
  • Completed the master plan and rezoning of 22 acres with the Boston Redevelopment Authority and abutters Gillette, Beacon Capital Partners and Archon.
  • Resulting planned developments will consist of 8.2 million square feet of residential, office and hotel space.

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • Charlestown Recovery House, Inc., President
  • MGH Charlestown Community Health Center, Director
  • Boston Municipal Research Bureau, Director
  • Greater Boston Real Estate Board
  • Harvard Club

Education

  • University of Massachusetts, B.S.
  • Harvard University, EdM

Major Accomplishments

  • Responsible for the development, management and leasing of the Massachusetts Information Technology Center in Chelsea, MA, a 480,000 SF data center leased to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for 35 years.

  • Acquired, managed and leased on behalf of a pension fund two buildings in Boston and Quincy, MA valued at over $35 million.

  • Acquired and financed for Lincoln Property Company, a 425,000 SF building in Andover, MA and leased the property to Putnam Investments.

  • Managed the acquisition of four Ambulatory Centers valued at over $100 million for Massachusetts General Hospital.

  • Represented the U.S. Postal Service in the sale of the Back Bay Station to Related Companies. This $18 million transaction required a temporary location for the station and the inclusion of a permanent station in the new development.

James Travers

First Vice President
+1 617 9127028
+1 617 9127001
Affiliate Logo - Boston

Boston

33 Arch Street
28th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
+1 617 912 7000
+1 617 912 7001