May 1 Arrives and with It, Landlord Anxiety

Rent is due today for most residential and commercial rental units across Massachusetts, over 50 days into stay-at-home advisories and closures of non-essential businesses for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic

War on Vacancies Heats Up

Retail has been the weak link in Greater Boston’s commercial real estate boom, and one that’s attracting increased scrutiny from municipalities because of vacant storefronts’ tendency to sap vibrancy and spread blight.