305K SF Lab Wing Proposed at Southline
Owners of the former Boston Globe headquarters are betting on future demand for life science space in Dorchester, proposing a new lab wing in the next phase of the Southline redevelopment.
Boston Office Loans Among Nation’s Riskiest
Greater Boston has the fourth riskiest loans on office properties among major U.S. metros, with nearly 30 percent falling into a category with elevated risk of default.
Is There Room for Housing at Coolidge Corner?
There’s broad agreement in Brookline that its main commercial corridor of Harvard Street is one of the town’s crown jewels. A pending fight over how to add more housing there is shaping up to be a hard-fought struggle.
SVB Sends Ripples Through Housing Development Circles
What’s keeping affordable housing developers up at night? The financial sword of Damocles currently dangling over the regional banking sector. Silicon Valley Bank has been a major lender to community development corporations.
BPDA Asks Developers for Strategies on New Goals
Before it imposes new requirements, the Boston Planning & Development Agency is asking developers for examples of successful strategies to meet Mayor Michelle Wu’s three-legged reform platform of resiliency, affordability and equity.
Nogueira to Retire After 46 Years at East Cambridge Savings Bank
Gilda Nogueira, who has led East Cambridge Savings Bank as president and CEO for more than a decade, plans to retire later this year, and one of the bank’s long-time executives will take over her role.
Bank of America Seeks Win with Boston Marathon Sponsorship
Bank of America will become the presenting partner of the Boston Marathon beginning next year.
Urgency Over Housing Secretary Up Against Beacon Hill Time
There appears to be no opposition to Gov. Maura Healey’s reorganization of state economic development bureaucracy to spur more housing production, but it’s uncertain when the state legislature will approve the move.
Experienced Eng Bringing Energy, Optimism to MBTA
Incoming MBTA General Manager Phillip Eng’s bet is that a focus on the “basics” and empowering the agency’s stretched-thin workforce will begin to turn the tide. But some transit advocates caution against expectations that his appointment alone will be a game-changer.