90 years of significant developments
Founded in 1924, our firm has been part of many significant firsts in and around New England. By understanding what’s important to people and identifying emerging trends, we have been able to thrive in an industry marked by constant change.
Opened Nightingale a 143 Unit Mixed-Use residential property with ground floor retail in the heart of downtown Providence, RI.
Recapitalized Network Drive while opening two new residential communities in Massachusetts.
Recapitalized 1000 Washington and 321 Harrison in downtown Boston and opened Huntington apartments in Burlington.
Acquired the 16 acre 700,000 former Boston Globe headquarters in Boston with the vision for creating a high tech, life science campus on the MBTA red line, The BEAT.
Constructed and leased Linea Cambridge, The Tremont in Burlington, and MEZZO1 in Charlotte, NC, totaling 350 units.
Acquires historic Providence Journal Building and adjoining development parcels in Providence, RI.
Opened 3rd Ave, the social and entertainment heart of Burlington.
Nordblom sells 50 Congress Street after being involved with ownership and management of the building for over 60 years. The Nordblom Family Foundation was funded by the sale proceeds.
Permitted over 1000 apartment units in Boston, Cambridge, Burlington, and Charlotte, NC.
Nordic Properties re-integrates with Nordblom Company after more than $1B of deals.
Rezoned Northwest Park for high-density mixed use. The project is among the largest, multi-phased redevelopment projects in New England.
Nordblom acquires the 1 million SF former Sun Microsystems Campus in Burlington, MA, known now as Network Drive.
Purchases 777 Memorial Drive Radisson Hotel and reflagged to a Marriott Courtyard.
Acquired the North American headquarters of OSRAM Sylvania which marked 2 million SF of corporate surplus properties acquired and redeveloped.
Acquired first assets in Raleigh, NC.
Launched The Northbridge Companies to focus on meeting the needs of the growing senior housing market.
Developed Hood Business Park Charlestown with the owners HP Hood & Son.
Created Nordic Properties as an affiliate to pursue complicated investment opportunities and redevelop millions of square feet with institutional capital, starting with 230 Congress St, Boston.
Expands its development footprint to seven communities along 495 and develops millions of square feet for the growth of minicomputer Giants including DEC, Wang and Data General.
Completes its 40th and last R&D building at Northwest Park.
Developed Northwest Park - one of the first modern suburban parks in partnership with George Macomber upon the completion of Boston’s first circumferential highway, Route 128/I-95.
Negotiated the sale of Braves Baseball Field to Boston University and consulted on its transition into Nickerson Field.
Co-developed and brokered one of the nation’s first build-to-suits in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Tenants such as DuPont and General Electric helped define Cambridge as a leading high-tech office market.
Nordblom briefly owns the Hotel del Coronado in Coronado, CA.
Purchased 50 Congress Street in Boston’s Financial District which was the company’s headquarters for forty years.
Helped a small business acquire its first hotel and assisted in its subsequent growth into the global giant now known as Sheraton.
Purchased first high-rise residential investment – Pelham Hall, located in Brookline, MA, is still owned today.
Company founded by Robert A. Nordblom