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New Boston BERDO Guidance Document and How-To Guide Published

The City of Boston recently released a new guidance document and Energy Action And Assessment How -To Guide to help building owners comply with the Building Energy Reporting and Disclosure Ordinance .    

In addition, regulators have also scheduled two webinars on November 13 at 1:00 p.m. and November 15 at 1:00 p.m .   The City will also make the webinar recordings available to anyone who is interested in learning more but may be unable to attend the live webinar.

If you have specific questions about a building and need one-on-one assistance you may also schedule a time to speak with staff from the City of Boston.

Boston BERDO Resources

Ten teams representing twelve commercial brokerage, architectural and construction firms recently competed in the Commercial Brokers Association’s 2018 Charity Softball Tournament at Moakley Park in South Boston, which raised $9,000 for Caritas Communities.

Horvath & Tremblay was the winning team, and Lee Kennedy Co. Inc. was the runner-up.  Also participating were CBRE|New England, Commodore Builders, Cube 3 Studios, Cushman & Wakefield, JLL, NELSON, Officeworks, Unispace, Vantage Builders and WB Engineers.

For more than 33 years, Caritas Communities has helped fill the need for safe, secure housing in Greater Boston by providing very low-income individuals with permanent housing, support, a sense of community and expanded opportunities.
Charity Softball

A real estate coalition made up of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board, Home Builders and Remodelers Association of Massachusetts, Massachusetts Association of Realtors®, NAIOP—The Commercial Real Estate Development Association, along with the Massachusetts Municipal Association announced today that they have issued a joint letter in support of An Act to promote housing choices. The groups have come together to back Governor Baker’s Housing Choice legislation because of the lack of housing available to meet current and future demand. 

Real Estate Coalition and Muncipalities Join to Support Baker Housing Bill

John F. Dolan III Named President of Commercial Brokers Association

John F. Dolan III, a Senior Vice President at McCall & Almy in Boston, recently was sworn in as the 2018 president of the Commercial Brokers Association, which represents more than 400 members in the commercial real estate brokerage community throughout Massachusetts.

Dolan has worked at McCall & Almy since 2012, advising and representing office and industrial tenants locally, nationally and beyond. He previously was an Assistant Vice President at Meredith & Grew (now Colliers International) in Boston from 2007 to 2012. Prior to joining Meredith & Grew, he worked for several years in various media and brand management positions, including as a radio producer in Boston and New Business Development Manager at Cramer.

With a very early interest in broadcasting, at age 12 Dolan became a news reporter for WBZ Radio’s Peabody Award-winning “Kid Company” program. Among his notable experiences was traveling to the 1992 Democratic National Convention where he interviewed such well-known attendees as Hillary Clinton, Dr. Ruth Westheimer and then-New York City Mayor David Dinkins. He continued his broadcasting pursuits while a student at Scituate High School as a sports reporter at South Shore radio station WATD.

Dolan has retained his connection to broadcasting, serving for many years as a public address announcer at Madison Square Garden for the Knicks, at TD Garden for the Boston Bruins, Hockey East and Beanpot, and at Gillette Stadium for both the Patriots and Revolution.

Dolan earned both his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Business Administration degrees from Providence College. In addition to his role as President of the Commercial Brokers Association, he is a member of the board of directors of the Francis Ouimet Scholarship Fund, which provides need-based college scholarship aid to students who have demonstrated a strong work ethic by having completed at least two years of service to golf.

About the Commercial Brokers Association

Founded in 1991, the Commercial Brokers Association represents over 400 members in the commercial brokerage community throughout Massachusetts. CBA is deeply committed to providing relevant educational programs, promoting professionalism and cooperation, and creating an atmosphere where knowledge and ideas are easily exchanged.

John Dolan Named President of CBA


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Women In Commercial Brokerage Panel: Networking
Dec 04, 2018
One Post Office Square
Boston, MA


Women In Commercial Brokerage Panel: Networking