A Business Model Built for the Long Haul

The apartment business runs in the family at The Hamilton Co., the Allston-based landlord and developer founded by the late Harold Brown. His son Jameson, after working as a real estate agent in Boston, joined the company in 2009. Following his father’s retirement in November 2017, Jameson Brown was named co-CEO along with Chief Financial Officer Andy Bloch.

From Asphalt Deserts to People Spaces

Copley Wolff Design Group has an increasingly important seat at the table when project teams meet to map out new developments that put open space in the forefront. Ian Ramey joined the firm as principal in 2015 after 19 years at Morgan Wheelock, Carol R. Johnson Assoc. and Shadley Assoc. 

Higher Fees Don’t Affect Multifamily Pipeline

Aided by a bustling multifamily building climate and more aggressive affordable housing requirements on private development, Boston has added more than 1,800 income-restricted apartments and condos in the past three years. City officials credit their updated inclusionary development policy for stabilizing rents and generating affordable and workforce housing in high-cost areas