September 2009 --- Goulston & Storrs is pleased to congratulate its client, W/S Development, on the grand opening of Legacy Place, a new lifestyle shopping center located in Dedham, MA. Goulston & Storrs acted as counsel for W/S Development through all phases of this complex project, including the acquisition, financing, permitting, development and leasing of this lifestyle center.
A joint venture between W/S Development and National Amusements, Legacy Place is a 675,000-square foot open-air shopping and entertainment destination with a unique blend of retailers, restaurants, a cinema complex and high-end grocery store. It is one of only two shopping centers to open in the U.S. this year.
Dick Marks, Executive Vice President of W/S Development, said, “A talented and dedicated team of attorneys and staff did extraordinary work on our behalf to make Legacy Place a reality, and we are enormously grateful. Many, many thanks for a job incredibly well done."
Reflecting upon the project, Douglas Husid, co-managing partner, said “W/S Development has worked very hard to bring Legacy Place to Massachusetts. This successful opening is remarkable at such an economically challenging time. It is truly a great accomplishment for our client.”