Bulfinch Hosts Bisnow’s State of Boston Healthcare Conference at Life Time Center
NEEDHAM, MA — MAY 25, 2017 —The Bulfinch Companies, Inc., a private real estate investment, development and management firm, hosted Bisnow’s recent State of Boston Healthcare conference at Life Time Center, Greater Boston’s premier health, wellness and medical destination. Approximately 300 healthcare and real estate industry professionals gathered at the newly repositioned property, located at 300 Boylston Street in Chestnut Hill, to gain insights on the state of the market and leading trends influencing the sector.
The event featured discussions on building for the future of healthcare with a case study on Life Time Center, new trends impacting the healthcare sector and innovation within the industry. Discussions were led by industry experts including Lisa Hogarty, SVP of Planning & Development at Boston Children’s Hospital; Wendy Gettleman, VP of Facilities Management at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Larry Grossman, Principal of Stantec; and Frank Nelson, Executive Managing Director of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank.
“Our participation in this exciting event provides the ideal opportunity to preview space at Life Time Center with leading industry professionals and showcase the property’s strategic evolution into an advanced health and wellness destination,” said Eric Schlager, CEO of Bulfinch. “As the future of healthcare continues to progress at a rapid pace, Life Time Center is well-positioned to support the needs of the industry’s leading health and wellness institutions.”
Life Time Center serves as Greater Boston’s newest health, wellness and medical hub, combining health and wellness with preventative care and nutrition. Developed by Bulfinch, this 286,000 square foot mixed-use property is prominently situated on Route 9 East, at the gateway to Chestnut Hill’s well-established retail, business and medical corridor and in close proximity to the world-renowned Longwood Medical Area.
The state-of-the-art building is targeting LEED Silver Certification featuring numerous sustainable elements as well as large efficient floor plates, a sunlit atrium, fully renovated five-level 1,000+ car parking garage and “smart park system” as well as convenient access to public transit by way of a private Life Time Center shuttle to the MBTA Chestnut Hill green line. In addition, the property is just steps from over one million square feet of urban conveniences within three newly reinvented mixed-use developments.
Life Time Center will be anchored by Life Time Fitness, which provides an unparalleled, resort-style health, sports, professional fitness, entertainment and lifestyle experience.