Reposted from https://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2016/12/20/facing-last-christmas-boston-flower-exchange-looks-bloom-anew-chelsea/NOU0XHm29IxYzka6PdCDlN/story.html
For vendors at the century-old Boston Flower Exchange, the holiday season is about to wrap up — in more ways than one.
The last of the poinsettias, wreaths, and festive cut greens have made their way out of the sprawling warehouse, the end of a 45-year run as a new owner prepares to build a tech-office campus on the Albany Street property.
“We talk about it all the time; it’s very sad,” said Ken Wasserman, one-half of Quinlan-Wasserman Inc., one of a dozen vendors that have to move out by Jan. 31. “It’s the last Christmas, the last Easter, the last Valentine’s Day, the last Mother’s Day — we’ve been saying it all year.”
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