To Curb NIMBY Towns, Baker Must Plan a Campaign

Gov. Charlie Baker needs to start to make more aggressive use of the bully pulpit to explain exactly why all this new housing – and the zoning reform needed to build it – is absolutely essential. Especially if he wants to preserve his legacy.

A Business-Friendly Strategy Delivers Results

Instead of providing potential developments with a series of hurdles to overcome, as mayor of Malden I have worked to create an atmosphere where city professionals look at projects to find a way to make them win/win opportunities while also protecting the city’s assets and resources.

A Harder Line on Housing Production?

A new analysis shows what’s at stake under Massachusetts’ transit-oriented zoning reform, potentially opening up nearly 31,000 acres near MBTA stations in Greater Boston for multifamily development.