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‘Stable, Steady and Scalable:’ FIs Explore Wealth Management
By Jay Fitzgerald
From regional giant Citizens Financial launching a new private bank last year to local banks poaching wealth-management talent from other institutions, the competition to provide more affluent customers with an array of investment and advisory services is heating up.

Commercial Interests
A Tale of Two Casinos
By Scott Van Voorhis
Why did Wynn’s seeming long shot bet on an Everett casino pay off big-time while MGM’s grand hopes to turn Springfield into a casino resort mecca ingloriously fizzled?

In Person
As Milestones Approach, Preservation Takes Center Stage
By Steve Adams
Museum of African American History CEO Noelle Trent is taking stock of her organization’s many historic Boston properties as the oldest reach their 230th birthday next year.

Hot Property: The Kenzi at Bartlett Station
The Kenzi will provide dignified, green housing with services and support to meet the unique needs of Boston’s senior community.

The Gossip Report
This week’s report features two new builds, one in Weston and one in Newton. Both are large and luxurious, but that’s where the similarities end.

The Housing Scene
Rejected for a Home Loan? Don’t Give Up Yet
By Lew Sichelman
Nothing is more devastating to homebuyers than to search for months and finally find the place they want, only to be rejected by their chosen lender. But it happens to 1 in 10 applicants.

Participatory Budgeting Puts the Money Where People’s Mouths Are
By Malia Lazu
Participatory budgeting is putting money where the community’s mouths are. It is an investment, particularly in working-class communities of color across our city, which too often see a lack of investment and deterioration of neighborhoods.

Small Developers Are Key to Building More Homes, But They Need Help
By Jonathan Berk
Empowering more small, local developers can create the multifamily housing we need, build local wealth and close equity gaps in the process.

Open Permits Open the Door for Legal Complications in a Sale
By Gary Buchman and Eyal Schwartz
What many project developers consider a minor component of the transaction can significantly alter the dynamics of buying or selling commercial properties.

The B&T Weekly, May 5, 2024

by Cassidy Norton time to read: 1 min