May 2014 – Bostonia Partners’ Senior Director, Josh Evans, Appointed Regional Director of the New England Chapter of the NFDA
Josh Evans, a Senior Director at Bostonia Partners LLC, has been appointed Regional Director of the New England Chapter of the National Federal Development Association (NFDA). The NFDA recently announced the formation of six regional chapters throughout the United States that parallel the regional offices of the General Services Administration (GSA). The chapters will interact with developers, asset managers, commercial brokers, institutional investors, lenders and financial intermediaries, attorneys, contracting officers, and others focused in government real estate, for the purpose of promoting education and interaction between the private and public sectors.
Mr. Evans brings his capital markets experience as an investment banker and finance professional to the non-profit organization. He has acted as the transaction banker on more than $1 billion of federal build-to-suit and lease renewal financings, most recently for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and United States Coast Guard (USCG). In addition, Mr. Evans acted as senior analyst on over $1 billion in Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPCs) including the $213 million cogeneration / microgrid project for the Food and Drug Administration’s White Oak Campus in Silver Spring, Maryland. Mr. Evans is a licensed General Securities Representative.
Dr. Dennis Eisen, Executive Vice President of NFDA, appointed five other NFDA regional directors: Theo Bell, Managing Director of Epic Consulting (National Capital); David Givner, Managing Director, HPI Capital (Northeast); Jamie Scruggs, President of National Public Services Corporation (Midwest); Diana Curran, Managing Partner of Curran Legal Services (Southeast); and Greg Margetich, Senior Vice President of Cassidy Turley (Western). Each region is expected to hold a kick-off meeting later this year.
About Bostonia Group
Bostonia Group is an investment bank headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, consisting of the following companies: Bostonia Partners, which provides investment banking services to its corporate, municipal and federal clients and Bostonia Global Securities, the broker-dealer, which offers equity and fixed income products and services to institutional investors. In total, Bostonia has originated and placed over $10 billion of financings in the real estate, contract finance, and energy sectors. Bostonia Global Securities is a member of FINRA and the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board.
Bostonia has provided financing for some of the largest real estate federal government real estate projects, including $258 million for the NOAA Headquarters at Silver Spring Metro Center, $131 million for the NIAID Headquarters, a confidential amount for the Dulles Discovery Campus, and $340 million for the Army Lodging Fund and Hospitality Cash Management Fund. Most recently, Bostonia provided financial advisory and placement services for the National Science Foundation headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia. In addition, Bostonia has financed over $2 billion in federal, municipal and commercial energy efficiency, distributed generation and renewable energy projects. Bostonia financed the largest solar PV system operating on U.S. Army land for which Bostonia serves as the solar asset owner. Further information on Bostonia and the firm’s transactions is available at www.bostonia.com.
NFDA was formed in 2009 for the purpose of promoting education and interaction between the private and public sectors at the national level, and members include industry leaders in all aspects of government real estate as well as leaders within the executive and legislative branches of government, many of whom have served on panels at the NFDA's annual meeting in Washington, DC. Further information on NFDA is available on the organization’s website at www.nfda.us.
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