A Developer Poised to Capitalize Market Conditions

Turbulent financial markets have whipsawed the commercial real estate industry, but from where Cappy Daume sits at The Davis Cos., evaluating potential acquisitions, there’s a lot of opportunity to take advantage of the situation.

Michelle Wu’s High-Wire Act

Will Boston’s mayor kill the city’s golden goose? That’s the question on the lips of many in the development community as Michelle Wu lays out her proposals to increase development fees and affordable housing requirements.

Wu Confirms Rent Control Pitch Coming Next Year

Despite the uncertain environment facing the real estate world as 2023 looms, Boston Mayor Michelle Wu says she still plans to bring a rent control proposal to state legislators “their next legislative session opens up in 2023.”

Fair Housing Struggles Far from Over

Boston should add new enforcement clout to its fair housing policies as vulnerable populations contend with higher-than-ever roadblocks to keeping roofs over their heads, concludes a report culminating a three-year study of local conditions.

New Routes to Affordability in the Fenway

As the Fenway, Chinatown and South End continue to face gentrification and housing displacement pressures, contributions from four private developers could deliver more than 700 new income-restricted housing units in coming years.

New IDP Delivers On Mayor’s Goals

Shortly after taking office in 2014, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh issued a detailed report entitled “Housing a Changing City,” with ambitious plans to create 53,000 new dwelling units in Boston by 2030 for a population expected to exceed 700,000 residents by that date.