Comcast Spotlight Signs Lease at Agawam Crossing

Development Associates brokers a lease agreement with Comcast Spotlight for 3,157 sf in Agawam Crossing located at 200 Silver Street in Agawam, MA.

Comcast Spotlight is the local advertising sales division of Comcast Cable and is dedicated to helping local, regional and national marketers reach their target customer with multi-screen television and on-line marketing solutions.

Construction will begin on the new buildout of Comcast Spotlight’s offices in January and is expected to be completed and ready for occupancy in April 2016. We are happy to announce that this now completes the tenancy of Agawam Crossing. Development Associates of Agawam will be the project manager for the construction.

Valley Educational Associates, Inc. Renews Lease and Expands Business

Valley Educational Associates, Inc. (VEA) of Chicopee, MA recently renewed their lease with Development Associates and has expanded their space from 4,500 to 7,500 sf. VEA is a non-profit corporation providing work experience and training to developmentally disabled adults since 1982. Valley Educational Associates’ guiding principle is “real work for real pay”. They offer employment services, career assessment and professional services such as psychological assessments/consultation and vocational rehabilitation.

VEA has been a tenant at their location on Meadow Street in Chicopee, MA for over 13 years. It is one of 3 work/training facilities they have in Pioneer Valley. The Meadow Street property is home to other tenants such as: Bio-Med Fresenius Dialysis Center, A H Harris and Alert Ambulance.

Development Associates of Agawam, MA is pleased to be able help in enabling Valley Educational Associates, Inc. to expand their business to continue to aid more developmentally disabled adults to live productive lives.






Development Associates Welcomes PawsPlus

Development Associates has signed a lease with Community Veterinary Clinic, LLC, more commonly known as PawsPlus, for their facility located at 317 Meadow Street in Chicopee, MA.  PawsPlus joins several other tenants at this location including: Fastenal, AH Harris and Alert Ambulance.

PawsPlus was created in 1995 by Will Santana and Ken Pecoraro and has grown to become the premier provider of Community Veterinary Clinics in the country. PawsPlus provides affordable, non-emergency veterinary care through Community Clinics that are sponsored by local pet stores.  Community Veterinary Clinic, LLC has expanded into 26 states across the country.

Plastipak Packaging, Inc. Renews Lease

Development Associates of Agawam, MA signs lease extension with Plastipak Packaging, Inc. of East Longmeadow, MA.

Plastipak Packaging, Inc. is a global leader in the manufacturing of plastic containers using advanced technologies. They are the leader in their field with their recycling efforts to “run their operations in an environmentally friendly manner for current and future generations”.

President & CEO of Plastipak, William C. Young states, “With sustainability as a priority in all of our business practices, we are an industrial leader in resin making and the production of dynamic custom containers.” .

Development Associates Leases 125,000 sf Manufacturing Space to Cenveo, Inc.

Development Associates has leased 125,000 sf in Chicopee, MA to Cenveo, Inc . to house it’s New England operation.

Cenveo took occupancy on August 22, 2014 after extensive renovations, equipment and power upgrades to the facility at 318 Griffith Road in Chicopee; all of which were completed on an accelerated basis.  Cenveo’s facility includes over 8,000 sf of office area, over 60,000 sf of manufacturing, a parts distribution center and warehousing for raw products and finished goods.

Cenveo, Inc. is a leading global provider of print and related resources, offering world-class solutions in the areas of envelopesGriffith Picture for BW, custom labels, specialty packaging, commercial print, publisher solutions and business documents.  The Company provides a one-stop offering through services ranging from design and content management to fulfillment and distribution.  With approximately 8,400 employees worldwide, we pride ourselves on delivering quality solutions and service every day for our customers.  On October 8, 2014, Cenveo and Chief Executive Officer Robert G. Burton, Sr. issued the following statement regarding the opening of the new facility:  “The opening of these two flagship facilities represents another milestone in our integration efforts with National Envelope, as we have recently completed the move out of five operations into these two brand new locations and into Cenveo operations.  As we continue to ramp up our production capabilities on a daily basis, we feel confident that we can fully service all of our customers’ needs.  I would also like to recognize the efforts of our employees during this period of time, as they helped us complete the industry’s largest integration in an accelerated time period.  We want to thank our customers for their ongoing support during this transition, and invite them all to visit us at these two new flagship locations.”

The Leasing, Construction Services and Project Management was handled by Development Associates of Agawam, MA on behalf of the owners, Griffith Road Limited Partnership