Boston, MAAvison Young, North America’s fastest growing commercial real estate services firm, has successfully brokered an office lease at 101 Summer Street, Boston, MA. The Avison Young team led by Principal Karyn McFarland and Vice President Matt Twombly represented the tenant, ICON architecture, inc. There was no landlord representation.
Boston-based ICON architecture, inc., a women-owned firm with 35 staff, provides award-winning work focused on sustainable urban development, housing, and education architecture. Their housing projects create new paradigms for city living ranging from infill transit-oriented development to innovative adaptive reuse. The projects mix uses—high-end market housing with workforce/affordable units, artist live/work communities with retail and office incubator environments, and collegiate facilities engaging their neighborhood edges.
“A creative company like ICON architecture, inc. needed a specific type of collaborative space and we were glad to work with them to meet that need,” commented McFarland.
101 Summer Street, Boston, MA is a 5-story, class B office building with ground floor retail located in Downtown Crossing. The building is 100% leased.
“It was a pleasure to work with the professionals at Avison Young and to have our specific needs respected and understood.  This is an exciting time for ICON.  Our newly designed space will give us the opportunity to work more collaboratively and expertly with the advancing technologies of our industry,” commented an ICON architecture, inc., representative.
Avison Young is the world’s fastest-growing commercial real estate services firm. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Avison Young is a collaborative, global firm owned and operated by its principals. Founded in 1978, the company comprises 1,500 real estate professionals in 53 offices, providing value-added, client-centric investment sales, leasing, advisory, management, financing and mortgage placement services to owners and occupiers of office, retail, industrial and multi-family properties.