A Republican majority in the U.S. House of Representatives doesn’t have to – and shouldn’t – be an obstacle to ending harmful laws that hobble legitimate marijuana businesses in Massachusetts, and the banks and credit unions that serve them.
Legislators’ decision to approve 3.5 million square feet of development at Devens is set to bring a new pulse of growth to the former Army base-turned-business-park.
A renovation project designed by Margulies Perruzzi transformed over 64,000 square feet across two floors at 20 Overland St. in Boston’s Fenway neighborhood into BSL-2 lab and open-plan office space.
Urban Spaces and its CEO, Paul Ognibene, are making a mark on wide-ranging elements of the local real estate industry, from creation of affordable housing on vacant lots in Boston to major mixed-use projects in Cambridge.
The Hanover-based bank managed a second straight year of record new wealth management business while its major competitors suffered double-digit losses in 2022. And executives think they’re just scratching the surface of what’s possible.
Even if all 168 towns who submitted plans last week to implement the MBTA Communities zoning reform follow through, we still won’t get enough housing to stabilize the market.
At first glance, deed-restricted affordable condominiums seem like a strong policy tool to address the housing shortage. But the current structures governing these units locks their owners out of generational wealth – and even the ability to finance their purchase.
Too many homebuyers don’t hunt for the lowest mortgage rate. They spend weeks, sometimes months, looking for a house. But when it comes to shopping around for a loan, they don’t bother.
Mayor Michelle Wu’s priorities are largely aligned with those of the business community: better schools, faster transportation and less expensive housing. But delivering on those priorities requires significant change.
MassLandlords is calling all legislators to co-sponsor SD.862 and HD.2630, each “An Act to Further Lead Remediation in Rental Housing by Increasing The Deleading Credit.” These bills are drawing a diverse, statewide, cross-aisle coalition of co-sponsors.
Strange, how an agency retains the same name even after it’s “abolished.”
For Amy Roberts, PeoplesBank’s chief human resources officer, implementing a hybrid schedule has provided a tool to help recruit and retain staff, even as it challenges managers to rethink how they do their jobs.
Boston Mayor Michelle Wu’s pledge to “streamline” the development approval process is a familiar one for anyone tracking Boston’s real estate scene. Will this time be any more successful than her four predecessors’ efforts?
AKROS Development’s 105-unit multifamily project at 102 Temple St. in Worcester will include a pocket park, retail space and outdoor seating while buffering the Canal District from Interstate 290.
Four tenants signed recent leases for lab and R&D space at a Waltham office park that was recently updated to accommodate life science and research uses.
An online dashboard that tracks up-to-date totals of income-restricted units in each community would provide a more accurate picture of Massachusetts’ housing market
As MassDevelopment looks to more aggressively embrace and utilize our land banking authority across Massachusetts for the benefit of residents and businesses, recent projects in Gateway Cities demonstrate our ability to reposition challenging properties.