Orange and red tones make make up the sky and reflect on the blue ocean water on a nearly empty Revere Beach during the summer as seen from a drone point of view

Thinking Big on the Blue Line 

A recent wave of high-end housing developments in Revere has shifted the conversation to production of affordable and workforce housing, potentially including several large public parcels near transit.

Blue Line Up For Two Rounds of Repairs

Four Blue Line stops in East Boston and Revere will go offline to riders for two and a half weeks in May, adding to a previously delayed 14-day shutdown on the line’s other end designed to accelerate repair work, officials announced Monday.

Revere Rides Wave of Development

In recent years, Revere has seen the construction of thousands of new apartment units and the opening of new hotels, restaurants and shops. But the activity has been so intense and rapid that many are concerned that it may one day squeeze out many of its largely immigrant and working-class residents.

State Issues Map of High COVID-19 Infection Rates

Gov. Charlie Baker launched a new colored-coded system to label cities and towns based of the severity of their COVID-19 infection rates on Tuesday, initiating a targeted approach to virus containment that he said should help inform and guide the state, communities and their residents in making decisions about how to contain the coronavirus’s spread.

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.

When Bad Housing Policy Turns Deadly

A handful of Greater Boston communities have become ground zero for the coronavirus pandemic in Massachusetts, thanks in part to the overcrowded conditions forced by too-high rent and too few rental units.

Our Most Popular CRE Stories of 2019

Today caps off another momentous year in Massachusetts’ commercial real estate landscape, with massive new projects rising across downtown and in once-unremarkable neighborhoods. Here are our five most popular commercial real estate stories from 2019.

The Year in Commercial Real Estate

From a booming life science industry spreading further out from East Cambridge to new multifamily housing models and an e-commerce-fueled explosion in interest in distribution facilities, here’s what drove demand in 2019.