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Boston might plunk apartments atop some of its library branches
Blog 2 days ago
Boston might plunk apartments atop some of its library branches

Boston Public Library Other big development news of the week includes a Kenmore Square hotel advancing, a pivot on Fenway Center, and an effort...

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Seaport’s NEMA Boston opening to tenants
Blog 4 days ago
Seaport’s NEMA Boston opening to tenants

NEMA Boston The 21-story, 414-unit building where studios start at $2,430 a month replaced the famed “sausage parcel” The 21-story, 414-unit NEMA...

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New tech jobs report highlights a major feature of the Boston housing market
Blog 5 days ago
New tech jobs report highlights a major feature of the Boston housing market

Boston Globe via Getty Images It’s that there are plenty of residents who can afford that $3,000 studio and that $700,000 one-bedroom The Boston...

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New Cambridge apartment building replaces yet another surface parking lot
Blog 6 days ago
New Cambridge apartment building replaces yet another surface parking lot

Nauset Construction Units in the new four-story 1699 Massachusetts Avenue start at $3,000 a month The trend of redeveloping surface parking lots is...

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Newton close to seizing Webster Woods from Boston College
Blog 1 week ago
Newton close to seizing Webster Woods from Boston College

Boston Globe via Getty Images The week’s other big development news includes a Somerville life sciences building, the rollout of Fenway Center, and...

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First part of five-building Fenway Center to open in spring 2020
Blog 1 week ago
First part of five-building Fenway Center to open in spring 2020

Photo and renderings courtesy of Gerding Edlen A 312-unit, two-building apartment project called Bower will mark a milestone in the oft-delayed...

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What $2,500 rents in South Boston now
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What $2,500 rents in South Boston now

It looks like the sum rents at least one bedroom in enclaves such as Telegraph Hill and City Point, though not much else Welcome to Curbed...

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The Boston area’s 10 most impactful projects of the 2010s
Blog 1 week ago
The Boston area’s 10 most impactful projects of the 2010s

Encore Boston, Assembly Row, Boston Landing, Seaport Square, the Ink Block, and more-these projects left indelible marks on the region this decade...

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It’s official groundbreaking time for Boynton Yards life sciences building in Somerville
Blog 1 week ago
It’s official groundbreaking time for Boynton Yards life sciences building in Somerville

Leggat McCall/DLJ The 290,000-square-foot spec lab property near Union Square is one of many such developments going up in the Boston region The...

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New East Boston condo with two private decks on sale for $835,000
Blog 1 week ago
New East Boston condo with two private decks on sale for $835,000

Photos via Carlton’s Wharf & Company The unit in the game-change-y neighborhood also comes with garage parking Few neighborhoods in the Boston...

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What $600,000 buys around Dorchester now
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What $600,000 buys around Dorchester now

It looks like the sum commands at least two bedrooms as well as trimmings such as private outdoor space and parking Welcome to Curbed Comparisons,...

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What $800,000 buys around Boston now
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What $800,000 buys around Boston now

It looks like the price commands at least two bedrooms throughout the city—and maybe parking too Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a regular column...

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How much to rent a South End two-bedroom in a busy corner of Boston?
Blog 2 weeks ago
How much to rent a South End two-bedroom in a busy corner of Boston?

The apartment also includes one bedroom—take a look around then take your best guess re: the rent What/where: A two-bedroom, one-bathroom at...

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Developers shrink housing component of South Boston power plant redevelopment
Blog 3 weeks ago
Developers shrink housing component of South Boston power plant redevelopment

Boston Globe via Getty Images Other big development news of the week includes Northeastern proposing another private dorm and the umpteenth try at...

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It’s gotten more expensive to rent near major Boston transit hubs
Blog 3 weeks ago
It’s gotten more expensive to rent near major Boston transit hubs

Boston Globe via Getty Images A new analysis spells out the rise in rents in larger buildings near South Station, North Station, Back Bay Station,...

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Developer vows to replace ‘auto-centric obstacle’ with 600-foot tower on Boston’s waterfront
Blog 3 weeks ago
Developer vows to replace ‘auto-centric obstacle’ with 600-foot tower on Boston’s waterfront

The garage is at the upper center, next to the two Harbor Towers buildings. | The Chiofaro Company Or at least that’s what the Chiofaro Company...

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Fort Point plans for former Gillette parking lot include lots of lab space
Blog 3 weeks ago
Fort Point plans for former Gillette parking lot include lots of lab space

Getty Images The tentative proposal for 244-284 A Street includes three buildings—one would be residential One of the animating trends in Boston...

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Northeastern University wants to develop another privately built and operated dorm
Blog 3 weeks ago
Northeastern University wants to develop another privately built and operated dorm

BPDA/Elkus Manfredi The Roxbury tower would replace yet another surface parking lot in Boston Northeastern University has filed plans to build...

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What $3,000 a month rents in Somerville now
Blog 3 weeks ago
What $3,000 a month rents in Somerville now

It looks like it’ll get you at least three bedrooms in neighborhoods such as Davis and Union squares Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a regular...

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These 10 notable buildings in Boston didn’t exist in 2010
Blog 3 weeks ago
These 10 notable buildings in Boston didn’t exist in 2010

Boston Globe via Getty Images The selection includes soaring spires such as One Dalton and Millennium Tower, but also humbler structures such as...

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A Canopy by Hilton right off the Greenway joins the rush of Boston hotels
Blog 3 weeks ago
A Canopy by Hilton right off the Greenway joins the rush of Boston hotels

BPDA The project at 111 North Street will include 212 rooms as well as a restaurant with a retractable glass wall The development team behind a 212...

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New England’s first LGBTQ-friendly senior housing complex gets Boston’s okay
Blog 1 month ago
New England’s first LGBTQ-friendly senior housing complex gets Boston’s okay

Rendering via Mikyoung Kim Design/Dimella Shaffer Other big development news includes decisions on selling the Hynes Convention Center and on...

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Seaport District’s 350 Summer Street snags approval to pivot to offices from residential
Blog 1 month ago
Seaport District’s 350 Summer Street snags approval to pivot to offices from residential

Morris Adjmi Architects via the Globe The Seaport Square building is now due to include around 384,000 square feet of office and lab space The...

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Boston’s largest permanent supportive housing development wins key approval
Blog 1 month ago
Boston’s largest permanent supportive housing development wins key approval

Rendering via RODE Architects The Jamaica Plain project includes 140 studios for formerly homeless people What’s being called the largest permanent...

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Greenway condo building would add 29 units starting at $2 million-plus
Blog 1 month ago
Greenway condo building would add 29 units starting at $2 million-plus

Rendering courtesy of Hacin + Associates The proposed project at 55 India Street would also mean the end of yet another Boston parking lot Yet...

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Here’s what happened when Massachusetts repealed rent control in the 1990s
Blog 1 month ago
Here’s what happened when Massachusetts repealed rent control in the 1990s

Shutterstock As the debate goes on over whether to bring back rent control, it’s worth noting what happened to rents and tenants following...

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Renovated Dorchester two-bedroom with two porches on sale for under $425,000
Blog 1 month ago
Renovated Dorchester two-bedroom with two porches on sale for under $425,000

A new analysis highlights a gnawing challenge for tenants and a depthless goldmine for landlords: the Boston rental market heading into 2020. From...

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Boston among priciest cities worldwide for renters, report says
Blog 1 month ago
Boston among priciest cities worldwide for renters, report says

Shutterstock A new analysis highlights a gnawing challenge for tenants and a depthless goldmine for landlords: the Boston rental market heading...

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More of Gillette’s South Boston land could end up on the market
Blog 1 month ago
More of Gillette’s South Boston land could end up on the market

Getty Images Other big development news of the week includes Hub on Causeway’s official opening and a milestone for the South End’s Quinn condo...

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South End’s first indoor residential pool a feature of new condo building
Blog 1 month ago
South End’s first indoor residential pool a feature of new condo building

Renderings courtesy of Related Beal Busy developer Related Beal expects to wrap construction on the 14-story building in late 2020 Developer...

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