Cannabis Reform Should Be Bipartisan Priority

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.

Hot Property: 20 Overland St.

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.

Casting a Wide Net for Development Opportunities

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.

Deed-Restricted Condos Are a Missed Opportunity

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.

Breaking Down Home Ownership Costs

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.

One Bank’s Approach to Hybrid Work

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.

MassDevelopment Banks on Gateway Cities

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.