The Gebsco Realty Group

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Gebsco Realty Group

“Gebsco” was founded in 1996, the offshoot of a third-generation entrepreneurial family-owned lumber and construction supply company that began in 1931 in the area that is now the Prudential Center in Boston. Gebsco, and its related entities own, operate develop and redevelop properties in the greater Boston area that include residential, office, retail, and land.

Gebsco’s more recent activities include the redevelopment of 1200 Providence Highway on the “Auto mile” in Norwood which houses amongst other tenants Dunkin Donuts, Paradise Biryani Indian Restaurant, Parsons Sports Performance, and Yamato Hibachi & Sushi Bar. Gebsco completed the acquisition of Quarry Edge 445: a five-story, 24-unit luxury apartment building built in 2012 in Quincy, MA, acquired the Schoolhouse at Lower Mills: a 64-unit luxury apartment complex in two multi-storied buildings located in the Dorchester/Mattapan/Milton Lower Mills community in MA, and Summit Medical a 27,180 SF building in Providence, Rhode Island.

The Gebsco Executive Team

Eric A. Katz


Eric (Rick) A. Katz has been actively involved in real estate in eastern Massachusetts since 1995. Rick has also been involved in the financial, construction and management activities for a number of residential for-sale projects. Rick ran the family’s building supplies distributor business from 1995 to 2007 and participated in numerous development and construction projects during that time. Since 2007, Rick has been actively involved in the land development and home construction business with activities in many communities in Massachusetts. He is an owner and manager of the development company at the award-winning Southport on Cape Cod in Mashpee as well as the widely acclaimed Finback Lane subdivision on Nantucket.

Prior to returning to Boston in 1995, Rick was a Managing Director of Corporate Finance in the Investment Banking Division of Lehman Brothers in New York City where he had worked since graduating from business school in 1983. Rick holds a diploma from The Roxbury Latin School (1975), a B.A. from Dartmouth (1979), and an M.B.A. from the Darden School at the University of Virginia (1983).

Charles D. Katz


Charles (Chuck) D. Katz has been actively involved with the acquisition, management, and re- development, as well as with non-management investments in real estate since 1995. Chuck possesses extensive experience in tenant relations and management, vendor and community relations, property maintenance, leasing, tenant build-outs, development, financing, and cost control.

Chuck holds a diploma from The Roxbury Latin School (1980), a B.A. in Classical Languages from Amherst College (1984), an M.S. in Accounting (1992), and an M.B.A. (1999) from Northeastern University. Chuck has held a CPA designation since 1993.

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Why One Monarch Drive?

The building is owner-managed and tenants can pay their rent, submit a maintenance request, and much more through the convenient Tenant Portal. Located on a 20+ acre campus, One Monarch Drive also offers businesses the ability to expand on-site and create a custom corporate campus. Aside from the direct highway access, One Monarch Drive sits just one mile from the Fitchburg/Boston Commuter Rail Line for convenient commuting access and is just 30 minutes to the Massachusetts/New Hampshire border. Given the suite of corporate amenities and the numerous commuting options, One Monarch Drive presents a perfect opportunity for businesses of all types.