Our tour history of the last 180 days is 75% of the Class B tenants in the market are: Tech, Ad Firms or Architects and Design firms. Today’s tenant in the market is looking for unique amenities like; bike storage, pet friendly, shared conference space, roof decks. One of the places in Boston tech firms have been gravitating towards in the Leather District in Boston.
Betaboston has compiled a map of tech firms in Boston’s Leather District:
“In the fall of 2011, ed tech startup Boundless set up shop in an office in Boston’s Leather District, a tiny neighborhood sandwiched between Chinatown and the Financial District. Terrible Labs and Yesware would follow in mid-2012…since then more than two dozen tech-related companies—including the Techstars Boston accelerator and Startup Institute, and Uber’s local office—have taken up residence in the neighborhood, named for its former status as a leather industry hub.”