It’s ironic the Baker administration’s chosen approach to the much-needed Orange Line shutdown seems destined to further erode the same public trust in the T it was supposed to repair.
Up until a month or two ago, sellers were in the driver’s seat, but as buyers’ use of contingencies rise, they still have an option to control the deal.
Landlords and developers got two wins in the last 30 days in the fight to stop tenant “right of first refusal” or “TOPA” laws: one on Beacon Hill and the other in a Middlesex County Courtroom.
Better luck next season, Carlo and Bob.
With the Russian invasion in Ukraine continuing to lead the daily news and as sanctions by the United States against Russia escalate, acts of cyberterrorism against businesses in this country are highly likely.
It’s looking like the answer to the question of what to do with a piece of real estate is no longer just “convert it to life science space,” at least for a few years.
With the discount end of the office market shuddering, it’s time for Boston Mayor Michelle Wu and Gov. Charlie Baker to be as aggressive as possible in encouraging office-to-housing conversions downtown.
We can’t expect to prosper and grow with the nation’s worst traffic and housing costs. Getting transit fixes and investments right is key to fixing both issues.
At the same commission rate, real estate agents who sell an $800,000 house receive eight times the compensation of those who sell a $100,000 home. But does it take eight times the effort to sell the more expensive property?
The recent record-setting heatwave should serve as an alarming reminder that climate change is already threatening us. Without federal action, state and local leaders must keep building decarbonization standards uniform across the state.
The panel crafting Boston Mayor Michelle Wu’s promised “rent stabilization” proposal is telling members of the public to not argue about the merits of rent control, only how to implement it.
Rockland Trust officials told investors during its second-quarter earnings call that it’s still on the hunt for mergers. So maybe the bank’s should update it’s branding, a little?
If state infrastructure grants and moral duty aren’t enough to sway residents and officials in Newton and Arlington to pull their weight in solving the state’s housing crisis, could the climate emergency help?
WinnCompanies presented a set of principles and design guidelines to the community, not a completed plan for the Mary Ellen McCormack redevelopment in South Boston, then asked for community input.
A state Supreme Judicial Court ruling could make it harder for owners of waterfront properties to make improvements and refinance or re-lease them amid uncertainty about enforcement of Massachusetts’ Chapter 91 land use rules.
Banks can help women in their communities tap into the innovative spirit and creativity that is already within them.
Affordable housing projects are among the most difficult developments to finance. Recent inflation-driven cost escalation requires developers and contractors to become supply chain experts.
The Supreme Court’s ruling in this case will likely prompt industries aggrieved by agency regulations to petition courts to nullify those regulations under the major questions doctrine.
The OCC’s latest Semiannual Risk Perspective is out, and it offers banking leaders plenty of food for thought about what’s waiting for them around the next corner.
As building costs soar, developers in Greater Boston are putting the brakes on new housing projects. And given the record high home prices and rents in the Boston area, this is the last thing we need.