|Worcester Business Center: Worcester, MA
In partnership with Suffolk Ventures and Franklin Realty Advisors, Gillespie and Co., Inc.
was involved with a team that bought the former Thom McAn shoe factory in Worcester, MA,
located at the junction of Routes I-190 and I-290.
The 260,000-square-foot facility had been partially converted to an office building with a
corrugated aluminum skin in the 1960s. The team re-skinned and modernized the building while
keeping it 70% occupied, restored the original large window openings, and created exceptional
office spaces of exposed brick and beam. The building is leased in its entirety to premier
tenants, including 110,000 square feet to UMass Memorial Medical Center.