Fed Rate Cuts No Panacea for Banks

Despite signals that the Federal Reserve will likely cut interest rates this year, banks will still find it tough to keep high deposit rates from eating into their profit margins, observers say.

Access Road Is Key Sticking Point for Exchange South End

Members of an advisory group pressed The Abbey Group on the timing of road work required for its 1.6-million-square-foot Exchange South End life science development, including a connection to Frontage Road designed to minimize congestion on Albany Street.

Data Sciences Project Drills Down on Sustainability

Boston University’s Center for Computing and Data Sciences has drawn comparisons to a monumental game of Jenga for its distinctive design, but its larger legacy could be serving as a model for sustainable buildings in an urban setting.

Shel Toplitt

Writer, Lawyer, Professor, Realtor

After working as a journalist for many years after college, Shel Toplitt left the field to study law, becoming a litigator and university professor. He taught journalism and media law in Greater Boston for two decades before becoming a Realtor last year.