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The Globe is reporting that Walgreens is taking over the old Borders store in Downtown Crossing, turning it into a high-end ’emporium’ (which is a fancy way of saying a full-service retail store) selling hand-rolled sushi, smoothies, sandwiches, some fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as its standard drug-store items.

Well, if Walmart can venture into the prescription-drug business, why can’t Walgreens do a variation of the reverse?

This could be a big shot in the arm for Downtown Crossing, giving the area a little bit more after-work life and grocery-like options for tenants in nearby or future residential units. The owner of 45 Province must be psyched, needless to say.

Fyi: Globe story is subscription only as of posting.

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John Ford
John Ford
EXPERIENCE

Over the course of 20 years in the Boston downtown real estate market, John represented and sold numerous, condominiums, investment and development properties in Greater Boston and in the surrounding suburbs



In addition to representing Boston condo buyers and sellers, John is currently one of the most recognized Boston condo blog writers regarding Boston condominiums and residential real estate markets. John's insights and observations about the Boston condo market have been seen in a wide variety of the most established local & national media outlets including; Banker and Tradesman, Boston Magazine The Boston Globe, The Boston Herald and NewsWeek and Fortune magazine, among others.



HISTORY

For over 24 years, John Ford, of Ford Realty Inc., has been actively involved in the real estate industry. He started his career in commercial real estate with a national firm Spaulding & Slye and quickly realized that he had a passion for residential properties. In 1999, John entered the residential real estate market, and in 2000 John Started his own firm Ford Realty Inc. As a broker, his clients have come to love his fun, vivacious, and friendly attitude. He prides himself on bringing honesty and integrity to the entire home buying and selling process. In addition to helping buyers and sellers, he also works with rental clients. Whether you’re looking to purchase a new Boston condo or rent an apartment, you’ll quickly learn why John has a 97% closing rate.

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Contact
John Ford and his staff can be reached at 617-595-3712 or 617-720-5454. Please feel free to stop by John's Boston Beacon Hill office located at 137 Charles Street.




John Ford
Ford Realty Inc
137 Charles Street
Boston, Ma 02114

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