About BLACKLINE Retail Group

Strong Leasing Team with Market Experience in New England.

Our leasing experience includes work in super regional centers, power centers, malls, grocery anchored and lifestyle centers. Our team’s strong market knowledge and range of skills can help maximize the value of your property. Our expertise includes property marketing, strong local prospecting, lease negotiating, site planning and tenant coordination.

With our team’s local market knowledge and range of skills including shopping center marketing, lease negotiating, site planning, engineering and real estate finance, we offer landlords and tenants alike a full picture of the opportunities associated with any particular site.

BLACKLINE Retail Group offers full retail leasing and development services including:

  • Strategic planning & market research and analysis
  • Tenant selection for the highest and best use
  • Site Plan analysis
  • National, regional and local tenant prospecting
  • Extensive LOI and lease negotiation experience

THE BLACKLINE TEAM

Daniel Dori Sara Taylor Lori McWeeney Rachel Feeley Josh Durell
President VP of Leasing Managing Director of Brokerage Leasing Associate Broker

Daniel Dori, President


Phone: 617.553.1840

Professional Experience
W/S Development, LLC, Chestnut Hill, MA, Director of Leasing
Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE: VNO), New York, New York, Director of Leasing
National Realty & Development Corp., Purchase, New York, Managing Director of Retail Leasing

Education
Cornell University, School of Hotel Administration, Ithaca, New York

Major Accomplishments
Has completed over 450 retail lease transactions totaling more than 1,800,000 square feet worth over $480 million dollars in value to landlords. Intimate knowledge of the major real estate markets from Connecticut to Maine. Negotiated leases with many Anchor tenants such as Kohl’s, Price Chopper Supermarkets, Best Buy, LA Fitness and Sports Authority and ground leases with CVS, TGIF, Red Robin Burgers, TD Bank and Bank of America. Led the re-leasing of shopping centers in Chelmsford, MA; Stoneham, MA and Lenox, MA. Worked on dozens of major new construction lifestyle developments and participated in the design and architectural aspects of the project as well as the governmental approvals.

Affiliations
Real Estate Broker in NY, CT, MA, RI and NH

Sara Taylor, VP of Leasing


Phone: 617.553.1824

Professional Experience
W/S Development, LLC, Chestnut Hill, MA
Boston Realty Advisors, Boston, MA

Education
Northeastern University, Business Administration, Boston, MA

Major Accomplishments
Has completed over 200 retail lease transactions totaling more than 500,000 square feet and $300 million dollars in value to Landlords. Extensive knowledge of the major retail markets from Connecticut to Maine from both a landlord and tenant perspective. Specialize in uncovering new tenants, particularly local & regional boutique tenants as well as national tenants that are new to the New England market. Current leasing assignments include Patriot Place, Linden Square, Hingham Shipyard, Shops at Somerset Square, Evergreen Walk, and Blue Back Square. Sara also leads the retail expansion of AT&T, Francesca’s, and several regional retailers throughout New England.

Affiliations
ICSC- Member

Lori McWeeney, Managing Director of Brokerage


Phone: 617.390.8919

Professional Experience
Samuels & Associates, Boston, MA, Vice President of Leasing
The Wilder Companies, Boston, MA, Vice President of Leasing
W/S Development, LLC, Chestnut Hill, MA, Director of Leasing

Education
Framingham State University, BS Fashion Merchandising, Framingham, MA

Major Accomplishments
Lori has an extensive background in retail leasing spanning over 25 years. Her experience has been focused on the New England market, where she has specialized in Landlord representation and place-making for both urban and suburban projects. Lori has long-standing retail relationships with a vast number of national, regional and local area retail tenants and restaurants along with a deep understanding of trade areas throughout New England. She has negotiated leases for anchor tenants including Kohl’s, Bed Bath & Beyond, Marshall’s and Trader Joe’s as well as specialty tenants and restaurants including Sephora, Vineyard Vines, J Jill, Express, Hojoko, Tiger Mama and Wahlburgers. Recent notable projects leased include Legacy Place, Dedham, MA; The Street, Chestnut Hill, MA; Derby Street Shoppes, Hingham, MA; Market Street, Lynnfield, MA; The Fenway neighborhood including Van Ness, Landmark, Trilogy, 1330 Boylston, The Newbry at 500 Boylston and Continuum, North Allston/Boston.

Affiliations
MA Licensed Salesperson
ICSC- Member

Rachel Feeley, Leasing Associate


Phone: 617.553.1980

Professional Experience
TJX Companies, Framingham, MA

Education
High Point University, Strategic Communications, High Point, NC

Major Accomplishments
Responsible for all marketing and social media campaigns and initiatives. With a strong interest in boutique shop leasing Rachel diligently pursues local and regional tenants for Landlord vacancies. Assists in mapping, site selection, and presentation for our tenant representation business. Current leasing assignments include Linden Square, Patriot Place, Hingham Shipyard, Evergreen Walk, and Shops at Somerset Square.

Affiliations
ICSC- Member

Josh Durell, Broker


Phone: 617.553.1982

Professional Experience
BSC Supply, LLC, Waltham, MA – Sales Representative
W.B. Mason Co., Boston, MA - Furniture Sales Associate

Education
University of New Hampshire, Communication

Major Accomplishments
Focused on local tenant research and canvassing for all vacancies throughout the portfolio. Current assignments include Chelmsford Town Center, Plaza 114, The Center at Hobbs Brook, Bald Hill Square, and Highlands Plaza.

Affiliations
ICSC- Member