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Can A Commercial Hub Refocus East Boston’s Maverick Square?
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Can A Commercial Hub Refocus East Boston’s Maverick Square?

East Boston is having a moment. The neighborhood, which for years has been a relative backwater for real estate, is now piquing the interest of...

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300-Room Hotel Tower Proposed For Back Bay
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300-Room Hotel Tower Proposed For Back Bay

Developers are looking to add a 300-room hotel to a tucked-away stretch of Back Bay. Boston-based H. N. Gorin Inc. and Masterworks Development want...

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Selling Hynes Convention Center To Developers Part Of Baker’s BCEC Expansion Plan
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Selling Hynes Convention Center To Developers Part Of Baker’s BCEC Expansion Plan

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is ready to expand the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, but only at the expense of Boston's other...

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Mark Development Cuts 300K SF Off Riverside Station Proposal
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Mark Development Cuts 300K SF Off Riverside Station Proposal

Adding density around Greater Boston train stations is an oft-cited strategy to help combat the region's housing shortage, but that argument isn't...

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Federal Reserve Survey Warns Boston's Tech-Led Office Growth Is High-Risk
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Federal Reserve Survey Warns Boston's Tech-Led Office Growth Is High-Risk

A new Federal Reserve survey cautions against so much of Boston's office growth coming from technology companies. It is rare to hear any negative...

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Bulfinch Lands Trio Of Life Science Leases At Cambridge Discovery Park
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Bulfinch Lands Trio Of Life Science Leases At Cambridge Discovery Park

More life science firms are heading to the end of the Red Line. Arbor Biotechnologies, Kintai Therapeutics and Simcere Innovation have all signed...

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Mount Vernon Founder Bruce Percelay At Bisnow’s Boston Hotel Summit
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Mount Vernon Founder Bruce Percelay At Bisnow’s Boston Hotel Summit

How are Boston hotels adapting to the needs of a younger populace? Will increased regulation and taxation of the hospitality industry change where...

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Flood Of Boston Hotel Rooms Under Construction Expected To Drop Occupancy Rates By 5%
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Flood Of Boston Hotel Rooms Under Construction Expected To Drop Occupancy Rates By 5%

Thousands of new hotel rooms are in Boston's development pipeline, and experts expect them to drive down the city's occupancy for the foreseeable...

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Robotic Urban Living Firm Raises $20M, Hires Former WeLive Exec
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Robotic Urban Living Firm Raises $20M, Hires Former WeLive Exec

A robotic interiors firm founded at MIT has attracted new investors and named a former executive from WeWork's residential arm as its new president...

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BPDA Employee Pleads Guilty To Federal Bribery Charges
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BPDA Employee Pleads Guilty To Federal Bribery Charges

The former assistant director of real estate at Boston's Economic Development Industrial Corp., a division of the Boston Planning & Development...

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Boston Developers Find Placemaking Pleases The Neighbors While Driving Profits
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Boston Developers Find Placemaking Pleases The Neighbors While Driving Profits

Boston developers are focused on making new projects blend in with the city's historic neighborhoods - and with good financial reason. Placemaking,...

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Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Are Fueling The Future Of Massachusetts Real Estate
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Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Are Fueling The Future Of Massachusetts Real Estate

Americans purchased over 360,000 electric vehicles in 2018, a significant jump from the nearly 200,000 purchased in 2017. That number might be...

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Bulfinch Cos. Makes $139M Cambridge Discovery Park Acquisition
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Bulfinch Cos. Makes $139M Cambridge Discovery Park Acquisition

Developer interest continues to heat up in Alewife. A Bulfinch Cos. affiliate acquired a 193K SF Cambridge Discovery Park office building, fully...

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Transportation Breakdowns Threaten Boston’s Lofty Life Science Status
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Transportation Breakdowns Threaten Boston’s Lofty Life Science Status

For years, Boston has worn the crown as the world's leading life science cluster. But the region's ongoing infrastructure problems are threatening...

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Boston Gaining On New York, San Francisco As Foreign Investors’ Market Of Choice
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Boston Gaining On New York, San Francisco As Foreign Investors’ Market Of Choice

While the largest destinations for cross-border capital into the U. S. have lost momentum in recent years, Boston is gaining ground. Foreign...

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Tootsie Roll Industries Plans Cambridge Expansion
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Tootsie Roll Industries Plans Cambridge Expansion

The Boston submarket with near-zero office and lab vacancies still has a sweet spot for manufacturing. Tootsie Roll Industries is proposing a 10K...

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Google To Sublease Akamai's Cambridge HQ Beginning In 2020
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Google To Sublease Akamai's Cambridge HQ Beginning In 2020

Life science may have dominated recent neighborhood real estate news, but tech is still growing in Kendall Square. Google has agreed to sublease...

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MGM Springfield $165M Short On First-Year Revenue Goal, Blames Loyalty To Other Casinos
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MGM Springfield $165M Short On First-Year Revenue Goal, Blames Loyalty To Other Casinos

Western Massachusetts' only casino is well short of its pre-opening financial projections, but its leader is still calling it a success story. MGM...

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Air Rights Projects Over Mass. Pike Rarely Work Out, But Developers Keep Trying
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Air Rights Projects Over Mass. Pike Rarely Work Out, But Developers Keep Trying

Boston continues to see a booming wave of construction, but one type of project is difficult for developers to push across the starting line. Air...

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Quincy Developer Proposes $300M Casino, Horse Track For Wareham
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Quincy Developer Proposes $300M Casino, Horse Track For Wareham

Casino competition is heating up in the last Massachusetts region awaiting a gambling development. Marina Bay and Granite Links Golf Club developer...

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Boston Red Sox CEO Sam Kennedy At Bisnow’s Boston Placemaking Summit
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Boston Red Sox CEO Sam Kennedy At Bisnow’s Boston Placemaking Summit

Boston's sports fans are world-famous, but the city has evolved into a diverse destination for arts, music and culture. As Boston continues to...

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Placemaking Is Harder Than Ever Now That Every Developer Is Doing It
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Placemaking Is Harder Than Ever Now That Every Developer Is Doing It

Developers utilize placemaking to drive up traffic, buzz, and ultimately revenue at their respective projects. But as the concept matures and grows...

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Boston Officials Plan Zoning Petition To Enable Harbor Garage Tower
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Boston Officials Plan Zoning Petition To Enable Harbor Garage Tower

All is not quiet on the zoning front for developer Don Chiofaro's long-discussed skyscraper proposal at the Boston Harbor Garage. Boston officials...

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Wave Of New Developments Nudge South Boston Ahead In Race To Be Kendall Square 2.0
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Wave Of New Developments Nudge South Boston Ahead In Race To Be Kendall Square 2.0

Many neighborhoods want to be the next Kendall Square, but a transaction-filled 2019 shows developers have selected South Boston as its heir....

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Foreign Students, ‘Value’ Rents Make Boston A Safe Bet For Luxury Retail
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Foreign Students, ‘Value’ Rents Make Boston A Safe Bet For Luxury Retail

Barneys filed for bankruptcy Tuesday, but you wouldn't know it based on its Boston operation. The luxury retailer plans to close 15 stores in some...

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Congestion Study Highlights Unpredictability Of Massachusetts Traffic
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Congestion Study Highlights Unpredictability Of Massachusetts Traffic

Massachusetts officials released a traffic study Thursday that shows the state's booming economy is taking a toll on area roadways. Traffic has...

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Former Wonderland Greyhound Park Site Is Officially On The Market
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Former Wonderland Greyhound Park Site Is Officially On The Market

The end of the Blue Line could be yet another hotbed of Boston construction, based on interest in what used to be one of the biggest greyhound...

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Momenta Pharmaceuticals Giving Up Nearly 90K SF In Kendall Square
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Momenta Pharmaceuticals Giving Up Nearly 90K SF In Kendall Square

A Cambridge-based drug manufacturer continues to trim costs, this time at the expense of highly coveted Kendall Square real estate. Momenta...

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On-Ramp Impacting Proposed Back Bay Station Redevelopment To Close Permanently
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On-Ramp Impacting Proposed Back Bay Station Redevelopment To Close Permanently

A high rate of vehicle crashes is causing Massachusetts transportation officials to close an Interstate 90 access point in Back Bay. The Clarendon...

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Normandy Launches $250M Opportunity Zone Fund With Last-Mile Industrial Development Near D.C.
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Normandy Launches $250M Opportunity Zone Fund With Last-Mile Industrial Development Near D.C.

Normandy Real Estate Partners is the latest major real estate player to launch an opportunity zone fund, and the firm has already closed its first...

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