Boston Seeks to Join Fossil Fuel Ban Pilot

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.

Cutting Carbon Footprints and Costs in Real Estate

Chris Gray looks at commercial properties through an energy efficiency lens to help Boston-based Taurus Investment Holdings evaluate potential acquisitions, at a time when landlords are creating efficiencies through operational upgrades, and reducing their exposure for capital upgrades.

Baker: Climate Challenges Build While Federal Funds Sits Idle

As the Baker administration continues to make the case for its proposal to swiftly spend about $2.9 billion of American Rescue Plan Act money, the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs had a message for the legislature on Friday – the longer the state goes without making investments, the risk posed by climate change grows greater.

Alexandria Files Plans for 370K SF Kendall Lab Building

As the life science sector continues to remain one of the few bright spots in Greater Boston’s commercial real estate market during this recession, Alexandria Real Estate Equities filed plans to add a 370,000-square-foot infill office/lab building in Kendall Square.