Apr 28, 2023

Blooming Success: 5 Communities with JMC Award-Winning Flowers!

JMC's Spring Manager's Meeting was held this week to discuss updates from Human Resources, Marketing, and the Maintenance Department. Marc Colburn spoke about seasonal grounds for spring and summer on behalf of maintenance.  

Marc Colburn is the Arborist and Grounds Superintendent for JMC. Marc has years of experience as a Massachusetts Certified Arborist and he makes our communities shine with outstanding curb appeal year-round. He designs and installs new outdoor spaces and promotes consistent and attractive landscaping across the portfolio. 

Marc Colburn speaking into microphone
Marc Colburn

Marc highlighted several communities throughout his presentation with examples of exceptional planting installation during the spring months and the consistent upkeep to maintain these beautiful flower beds throughout the summer months. 

Marc announced five winners for the 2022 summer season categorized for the most improved property, two of the best small sites, and two of the best large sites.

Shrewsbury Commons was awarded the most improved community for 2022!

Outdoor pool at Shrewsbury Commons

The winners for the best small sites were McNamara House and Saugus Commons. Congratulations!

Garden with pergola and flowers at McNamara House

Kimball Court and Weymouth Commons were awarded as the best large sites!

Kimball Court apartment building

Weymouth Commons leasing center and clubhouse
Weymouth Commons Leasing Center & Clubhouse

TRIVIA: How many tulip bulbs are typically planted in the Netherlands each spring?

4/13 Trivia Answer: Hawaiian family vacation

Apr 19, 2023

Introducing LunenburgCentral.com!

Lunenburg central logo

We are excited to announce the official launch of lunenburgcentral.com, the home site of one of the largest and most modern warehouses in the region. This state-of-the-art facility adheres to the highest standards of safety and environmental protection, making it an ideal choice for businesses seeking secure and sustainable storage solutions.

Lunenburg central warehouse photo

Lunenburg Central, a 372,000 square-foot facility, is strategically located in Lunenburg, Massachusetts, at the heart of the Route 2 Industrial Corridor. The warehouse boasts easy access to major highways, ensuring efficient distribution and transportation of goods. Designed to accommodate a variety of products, from consumer goods to industrial materials, this premier facility is the result of a meticulously planned and executed construction process that began in 2019 and was completed in early 2023.

Sustainability is at the forefront of Lunenburg Central's mission. By prioritizing energy-efficient construction practices, the facility reduces its carbon footprint and minimizes the impact on the environment. The integration of renewable energy sources further underscores the commitment to environmental stewardship, as it helps to decrease greenhouse gas emissions and reliance on fossil fuels. These eco-friendly initiatives not only reflect a responsible approach to warehouse management, but also enable businesses that partner with Lunenburg Central to align with their own sustainability goals and promote a greener supply chain.

Photo showing Lunenburg central's convenient location and distance to major hubs

Key features of Lunenburg Central Warehouse that set it apart from other facilities in the area include:

  • Strategic location with exceptional connectivity to major distribution roadways, ensuring seamless distribution and transportation.
  • 71 loading docks, a 36' clear height, and two drive-in doors for efficient shipment and delivery of goods.
  • Ample outdoor storage and parking spaces, providing tenants with the flexibility and convenience required for their operations.

To learn more about the Lunenburg Central and how our newest facility can cater to your warehousing and distribution needs, please visit our website at www.lunenburgcentral.com or get in touch through Newmark!


BLDUP, "Construction Underway on 300k SF Lunenburg Warehouse Project" https://www.bldup.com/posts/construction-underway-on-300k-sf-lunenburg-warehouse-project

ConnectCRE, "Demand Prods Partners to Build $63M On-Spec Warehouse Facility in Lunenburg" https://www.connectcre.com/stories/demand-prods-partners-to-build-63m-on-spec-warehouse-facility-in-lunenburg/

World Construction Network, "Construction Project Newsarticle 233" https://www.worldconstructionnetwork.com/marketdata/construction-project-newsarticle-233/

Worcester Business Journal, "Developer Buys $2M Lunenburg Parcel for Industrial Warehouse Construction" https://www.wbjournal.com/article/developer-buys-2m-lunenburg-parcel-for-industrial-warehouse-construction

High-Profile, "Ground Broken on Lunenburg Distribution Facility" https://www.high-profile.com/ground-broken-on-lunenburg-distribution-facility/

Apr 13, 2023

Beginning the Next Chapter: Welcome Bob Ruzzo

JMC is pleased to announce Bob Ruzzo as the next leader of our management company. After many years of dedicated service, our previous president, Kevin Young, recently retired. Kevin set a strong foundation that will drive JMC to continue to grow and succeed under Bob's leadership. 

Bob joins us as Executive Vice President- Property Management for John M. Corcoran & Company and the next President of Corcoran Management Company, Inc. Bob will serve as the primary business leader for the company's property management operations. He is responsible for achieving property, portfolio, and company profit objectives to promote growth within the property management division. 

Headshot of Bob Ruzzo
Bob Ruzzo

Bob comes with considerable experience in executive leadership at various organizations. These organizations include the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency, and MassHousing, where he held the position of Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Director for 11 years. Bob has also practiced law specializing in affordable housing, land use, and environmental matters. 

Outside of the office, Bob enjoys spending time with his family cheering on the Bruins at the Boston Garden or the Red Sox at Fenway Park, biking, and walking his Yellow Lab, Scout!

Selfie of Bob, Sue, and Patrick
Bob, Sue, and Patrick Ruzzo

Yellow Lab laying in leaves
Scout, "The Wonder Dog"

Patrick and Bob standing in front of ice rink
Bob and Patrick at the Boston Garden

TRIVIA: What is the theme for the 2023 JMC Outing?

3/29 Trivia Answer: 1 in 9.2 quintillion