Deschenes steps into the role following nearly 20 years of driving operational excellence for the real estate development firm

June 16, 2022 – Boston, MA – Boylston Properties, a Boston-based developer of mixed-use properties, today announced that Mark Deschenes has been appointed President of the firm after nearly 20 years of operating in partnership with Founding Principal, Bill McQuillan. Mark originally joined Boylston Properties in 1998, and following a few years hiatus, rejoined as Principal in 2006, overseeing all project development. Since then, Mark has been responsible for much of the progress and growth of Boylston Properties, driving nearly $1B of impactful development projects like the Residence Inn Fenway, the LINX life science building in Watertown, and of course, the monumental 1M sf mixed-use Arsenal Yards project.

“I began working with Mark Deschenes almost 25 years ago, and I can’t say enough about his drive, commitment, and the general excellence that he’s brought to the work we do,” said Bill McQuillan. “I have never seen such dedication from one person – from a commitment to building better buildings, to leading and growing our team, and acting with integrity to all the individuals and organizations that Boylston Properties interacts with on a daily basis.”

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