by Steve Adams | Mar 12, 2023
Policymakers in Boston could be facing a catch-22 while pursuing a pair of popular but potentially contradictory goals: encouraging developers to build more residential condominiums while requiring a higher percentage of income-restricted units.
by Banker & Tradesman | Feb 26, 2023
Boston’s housing supply shortage has reached a tipping point. Allowing landlords to add bedrooms to apartments without the slow, confusing and expensive variance process will rapidly address this vast need.
by Steve Adams | Feb 19, 2023
A West Roxbury commercial property will be redeveloped as a 70-unit apartment complex with sustainable features by Boston-based RISE in partnership with DivcoWest.
by Steve Adams | Feb 8, 2023
A potential multifamily development site across from South Boston’s former Edison power plant was acquired by a Connecticut developer this week for $19.4 million.
by Scott Van Voorhis | Jan 15, 2023
Sheila Dillon, Boston’s chief of housing, lays the blame for a downturn in the construction of new units at the feet of larger economic headwinds and high interest rates.
by Scott Van Voorhis | Jan 8, 2023
Something is happening when it comes to the development of new housing in Boston, and it’s not good: the number of homes getting teed up for construction is falling off a cliff.
by Scott Van Voorhis | Dec 4, 2022
Are petty City Council politics stalling plans for Mayor Michelle Wu’s ambitious overhaul of the one board that holds sway over most development projects in Boston?
by Steve Adams | Oct 24, 2022
Boston’s newest luxury apartment property presents two distinct facades designed to complement the architecture of the Bay Village and Back Bay neighborhoods.
by James Sanna | Aug 16, 2022
Boston Mayor Michelle Wu says the city will be filing a home rule petition today to join the state’s new pilot program for communities seeking to ban natural gas hookups in new construction and major renovations.
by Scott Van Voorhis | Oct 17, 2021
When it comes to combatting ever more expensive housing prices and rents, Boston mayors have pretty much drawn from the same playbook over the past quarter-century. Whether that strategy is actually working is a matter of much debate.
by Banker & Tradesman | Sep 11, 2020
A new 300-unit luxury rental complex in Boston’s South End has announced its initial rents including offers of two-and-a-half months free on some units.
by Steve Adams | Aug 12, 2020
Developers have unveiled long-term plans for a Huntington Avenue hotel that’s being leased to Northeastern University for temporary student housing during the pandemic.
by Steve Adams | Aug 11, 2020
A Boston development team is seeking to transform a 13-parcel site behind South Bay Center with construction of a 213,590-square-foot multifamily complex, including 70 compact living units and 166 conventional residences.