“urban cheerleader”

Last month I sat down with Paul McMorrow of CommonWealth Magazine to talk place-making, Kendall Square, Graffito SP, etc.  The article, the bulk of which is an edited transcript of our convo, ran in CommonWealth’s Fall 2013 issue.  Link below.  Here are a few of my favorite soundbites, which no doubt shed light on the […]

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Exploring. Newark.

I recently reconnected with an college buddy who I hadn’t seen in 10+ years until a few weeks ago.  He – David – works at Brick City Development Corp, which is Newark’s economic development arm (see: http://bcdcnewark.org). Given my work with GSP and his work at BCDC we had much to chat about and he invited […]

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Ingredients. Five of them.

I just watched a video titled “Hackney Revival” that is currently available for viewing at Monocle Magazine’s online Film section (link at end of this post).  The video details a visit to “a small thoroughfare in east London’s Hackney, to get a read on the ingredients that underpin a community.”  It’s a good watch and […]

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Exploring. With Fenway Friends.

GSP just started a new project with the fine folks at Samuels & Associates, who are doing some exciting and transformative stuff in Boston’s Fenway neighborhood (see: http://thefenway.com/). On one of our first days together I took the team over to a few of my favorite Cambridge and Somerville neighborhoods to do some exploring.  Simple goal being […]

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GSP Roots

As follows is my final blog post on the CityRetail website/blog, which I posted a few weeks ago .  It gives some very important background re: GSP’s roots and our team’s role in the development and leasing of the ground floor in and around Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA.  Of course moving forward we’ll carry on […]

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