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Colliers has arranged $192.5 million in financing for the construction of a life science development the Brickbottom District of Somerville, MA.

$193M Build Loan Initiates Life Science Development in Somerville’s Brickbottom

Colliers has arranged $192.5 million in construction financing for 100 Chestnut Street, a life science development totaling approximately 200,000 square feet in the Brickbottom District of Somerville, MA.

Colliers secured the construction loan on behalf of the borrower, North River Leerink, from an affiliate of Square Mile Capital Management, LLC. (North River Leerink is a life science and healthcare real estate-focused joint venture between North River Company and Leerink Development.) The Colliers team representing the borrower included Jeff Black, Kevin Phelan, Sean Burke and Bryan Koop.

When delivered in the summer of 2023, the four-story Gensler-designed life sciences facility at 100 Chestnut will feature 200,164 rentable square feet of Class A lab and office space plus square feet of ground floor retail. 100 Chestnut is the first life science building to break ground within North River Leerink’s 4.46-acre mixed-use campus in the Brickbottom District.


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