Question 1 Is Unfair, and Won’t Work

Two leading commercial real estate industry figures say a proposed surtax on the portion of someone’s income over $1 million will push businesses out and hurt many non-millionaires selling homes and businesses.

Moving on from Ink Block

National Development opened the doors to 7INK, the last piece of the firm’s landmark Ink Block project that has transformed an industrial stretch of the South End into one of the city’s hottest new neighborhoods.

Hot Property: Castle Island Brewing Co.

Boston’s newest brewing and tasting room retains the 18-foot ceilings and exposed concrete of an early 20th-century industrial building that’s part of the Iron Works mixed-use development.

Home Ownership Push Proves Easier Said than Done

Roy Avellaneda, president of the Chelsea City Council, thought his idea was pretty straightforward: Impose a five-year moratorium on construction of new rental properties in the city to give councilors time to re-write zoning laws to promote home ownership.

Allston Labs, Doyle’s Redevelopment Approved by BPDA

New developments will bring a major life science presence to Lower Allston, a 1 million-square-foot expansion of Massachusetts General Hospital and a next chapter for an iconic Jamaica Plain gathering spot under approvals by Boston Planning & Development Agency officials.