Renters Reluctant to Pull Up Stakes

Owners of new apartment buildings in the Boston area are facing unprecedented times trying to fill units amid the coronavirus outbreak and economic downturn that’s left many would-be tenants wary of moving into unfamiliar and oftentimes more expensive living quarters.

Can Apartments Be Both Smart and Secure?

Nest thermostats, keyless entry locks and electric outlets compatible with Google Home and Alexa platforms have become standard bragging points for developers marketing units in new apartment complexes.

Bringing A Sense Of Home To Luxury Buildings

There’s no denying that Boston’s real estate industry is booming. Roughly 14 million square feet of new space is being developed around the city, in addition to another 40 million square feet of permitted projects that have not yet broken ground. About 80 percent of the new development square footage consists of rental apartments and condominiums.