Leading U.S. Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT)

23 engineers and one manager were deployed on-site to support ongoing construction projects, helping the client stay focused on tenant relations.

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Value Delivered

Building Technology Engineers (BTE) was selected by this leading real estate customer to perform facility engineering services at several of its property locations throughout Cambridge and Boston. The properties include biotech, retail, and office space clientele.

BTE had 23 engineers and one manager deployed on-site to perform electrical, HVAC, and general maintenance services for 2.6 million square feet of property.

Client Objectives

The customer was seeking a self-performing mechanical, electrical, and facilities operations and maintenance service provider for its five property locations.


BTE provided valuable support to the customer's continuous construction projects, while helping to ensuring optimal comfort for all tenants. 

Demonstrating a proactive approach, BTE:

  • attended construction meetings
  • performed system isolation, drain downs, and disabled/re-enabled fire alarm systems
  • supported off-hour construction projects 
  • provided vendor management, construction support, and facility expertise to each of the properties

BTE’s team of experts allowed the customer to stay focused on tenant relations and leasing terms, while BTE stayed focused on managing the facility operations.

Client Background

For over 25 years, this customer has established themselves as a leader in owning, operating, and developing life science and technology campuses in key urban locations throughout North America.