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.
While elements of the hospitality industry have infiltrated our office spaces, so too should such humanizing elements inform the next generation of laboratory design and development.
It’s hot everywhere around the world this week.
A proposal is moving through the State House to let Cambridge and several of the wealthiest Boston suburbs ban natural gas use in new buildings. It’s the wrong idea at the wrong time and could hurt housing production where it’s needed most.
With three Boston-area Lord & Taylor locations set to be converted to lab space, scientists are about to get some makeovers.
Federal authorities’ nearly-successful attempts to wrest a Tewksbury motel from its owner shows that the real estate industry should get behind a reform proposal on Beacon Hill.
Experts say that a 2008-style housing crash is unlikely to happen now, if only because lending standards are much tighter than they were prior to the Great Recession. Still, foreclosures are starting to tick upward.
The proposed $400 million expansion of the Boston’s gigantic Seaport convention hall could turn out to be one very sweet deal for a Texas tycoon and GOP mega-donor.
The business community holds a lot of political power that we can use to respond to our employees, investors and communities’ worries about this country’s pressing political problems.
What is the mortgage industry to make of a new analysis that shows more Black and Latino homebuyers received loans in 2020 than ever before, but racial disparities in who gets financed persist? Unfortunately, the CFPB isn’t helping.
Calculating people are always looking for ways to separate the rest of us from our money. Such, it appears, is the case with Home Title Lock, an outfit that promises to “protect” you from home title theft.
It’s becoming increasingly apparent that the Department of Justice wants to force buyers to pay their own commissions. How would the real estate industry change?
It’s going to take robust statewide policy to ensure that every building owner and operator can take advantage of this opportunity and help the state meet its climate targets.
Racist, homophobic, neo-Nazi advocates showed up in Boston over the Independence Day weekend.
Beacon Hill is sitting on a mountain of federal cash. And House and Senate leaders are inexplicably giving the brush-off to calls to devote much of it to affordable housing production even as prices and rents are skyrocketing.
The Supreme Court’s conservative majority is wielding sledgehammers instead of gavels.
“Location, location, location” is not the only element in the commercial real estate equation, particularly as more businesses engage in work that can be conducted nearly anywhere.
Finger-pointing and debating who is time blame is tempting but won’t move the MBTA out of its state of crisis fast enough.
You’ve paid an ungodly amount for your house. You’ve also paid more than you can believe in closing costs. But if you are like the typical homebuyer, your spending isn’t over.
Massachusetts is arriving at a moment of truth for the MBTA: Will the political establishment shake off its torpor and take bold, aggressive steps to ensure its success in the face of a neglectful governor?