The CRE Insider
Breaking Down Barriers into Brick-and-Mortar
Ann Ehrhart founded retail brokerage and advisory services firm Eversteet in late 2022 to fill the gaps in the traditional brokerage model that prevent deals from being consummated.
Recovering Fundamentals Attract Investor Demand
The Boston area’s high barriers to entry have suppressed new development and contributed to nine consecutive quarters of positive retail absorption. Given increasing tenant demand and a static supply side, the market has seen strong rental growth which we expect to continue.
A Recipe for Retail Growth in the Fenway
There is never an off-season for the Fenway, one of Boston’s most authentic neighborhoods. More than 3,000 residential units are planned within 2 miles of The Fenway along with 4 million square feet of new office-lab space expected to deliver over the next five to 10 years.
Courts Force Abutters to Take Appeal Bond Seriously
A recent Supreme Judicial Court ruling imposes new requirements on abutters challenging the approval of housing developments.
How a Smart Growth District Changed Downtown Reading
The Smart Growth Zoning and Housing Production Act, also known as Chapter 40R, has had mixed results. But the Boston suburb of Reading has embraced embraced it, with positive outcomes.
Development Patterns Can Erase Missed Opportunities
Density can be a polarizing term. The word is sometimes even weaponized. But density can be looked at as an important tool for crafting the types of places we enjoy, from affordability to vibrant Main Streets.
A Stabilizing Force in Multifamily Housing
Preservation of Affordable Housing CEO Aaron Gornstein has been active in Greater Boston’s housing sector since the 1980s, starting his career at a Malden anti-poverty agency