New Regs Add Health Worries to Development Reviews

New state regulations designed to protect marginalized populations from environmentally-harmful projects are expected to add delays and additional project costs for commercial developers, particularly in the booming e-commerce distribution sector. 

Amazon Warehouse In the Mix for Widett Circle

The team that acquired the 19-acre Widett Circle property in Boston last year is leaning toward industrial uses for the redevelopment of the site near I-93, including a potential Amazon warehouse and other distribution tenants.

Industrial Gains, Retail Repositioning

In the commercial real estate world, one could say the retail sector’s loss was the industrial sector’s gain in 2018. The same can’t be said for the hotel sector, where most everyone’s gains contributed to the hospitality industry’s growth last year.

E-Commerce Players Set to Reshape Office Market

After a blistering fourth quarter of office leasing activity in Boston, tech and e-commerce companies including Amazon, Wayfair, Spotify and DraftKings are positioned to gobble up even larger blocks of space in 2018.