Ted Lyon

Executive Managing Director • United States

Herbert Ted Lyon Boston Executive Managing Director
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125 High Street, 24th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
United States

Office: +1 (617) 279-4579

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Ted Lyon

Executive Managing Director • United States

Ted has been in the real estate business for more than 18 years and has focused his efforts on the Cambridge/Watertown/ Inner Suburbs markets representing and advising corporate clients in the leasing of office and R&D space locally, globally and internationally. During this time, he has been involved in more than 400 leasing transactions.


Ted was the recipient of the 2004 CBA Rising Star award and also the 2008 CBA Suburban Office Deal of the Year award (Biogen), the 2011 CBA Boston Office Deal of the Year award (Brightcove), the 2011 CBA Cambridge Office Deal of the Year award (Biogen), the 2014 CBA Life Science Deal of the Year award (ARIAD Pharmaceuticals), and the 2017 CBA Life Science Deal of the Year award (Takeda Pharmaceuticals).


Prior to Cushman & Wakefield, Ted was a partner at FHO Partners and an Executive Managing Director at Cassidy Turley. He has served on the board of the Commercial Brokers Association, and is on the board of Bio-Ball, an annual event that brings together Massachusetts Special Olympics and the Massachusetts Biotech community. Additionally, Ted is part of the Mass Biotech Council Economic Development Advisory Group.


Biogen, Communispace, SmartLabs, Ironwood, Rue La La, Vertex Pharmaceuticals and many more.

Major Transactions

  • Biogen (4,000,000 SF)
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals (1,400,000 SF)
  • ARIAD Pharmaceuticals (700,000 SF)
  • Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (300,000 SF)
  • Rue La La (200,000 SF)
  • Takeda Pharmaceuticals (225,000 SF)
  • SmartLabs (500,000 SF)
  • Communispace Corporation (125,000 SF)
  • Paytronix (100,000 SF)
  • Alexion Pharmaceuticals (150,000 SF)
  • Vericel (125,000 SF)
  • Voyager (60,000 SF)
  • Scholar Rock (60,000 SF)

Board Member, Bio-Ball, Massachusetts Special Olympics, Mass Biotech Council Economic Advisory Board, Board Member Baker Hill Golf Club

Boston College, MBA; Trinity College, BA

My Listings

For Lease • Life Sciences
One Cambridge Place

50 Hampshire St
Cambridge, MA 02139
United States

Available Space: 29,520 SF

Rental Price: Negotiable

For Lease • Life Sciences
Allston Labworks

250 Western Avenue
Boston, MA 02135
United States

Available Space: 272,000 SF

Rental Price: Negotiable

For Lease • Life Sciences
305 Western Avenue

305 Western Avenue
Boston, MA 02134
United States

Available Space: 263,000 SF

Rental Price: Negotiable

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