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South Boston project would add 265 apartments off Dorchester Avenue
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South Boston project would add 265 apartments off Dorchester Avenue

Rendering via National Development The initial plans also call for tens of thousands of square feet of commercial space A former industrial...

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Five-floor retail and office building could fill Newbury Street parking lot
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Five-floor retail and office building could fill Newbury Street parking lot

BPDA The week’s other big development news includes a proposed apartment building between Hyde Park and Roslindale and a possible Superfund...

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What $2,900 rents in Boston now
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What $2,900 rents in Boston now

Check out how far the sum stretches per month in South Boston, Dorchester, Beacon Hill, and elsewhere Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a regular...

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East Boston building that would add 145 apartments along Bremen Street advances
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East Boston building that would add 145 apartments along Bremen Street advances

BPDA Other big development news this week includes hotels in downtown Boston, Back Bay, and the Seaport as well as the resurrection of a proposal...

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South Boston’s seven-building Washington Village could start construction this summer
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South Boston’s seven-building Washington Village could start construction this summer

BPDA The developers of the project near the Red Line’s Andrew Square stop recently tweaked their proposal, which now includes 746 apartments and...

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Apartment rents in 20 Boston-area towns and cities
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Apartment rents in 20 Boston-area towns and cities

Shutterstock Whatever’s going on with the region’s sales market, it’s not impacting the rental scene—Boston, Cambridge, Somerville, et al, see...

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Boston-area broker fees—ditch them, sure, but it won’t solve the larger problem
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Boston-area broker fees—ditch them, sure, but it won’t solve the larger problem

Shutterstock A New York decision to eliminate broker fees for landlord agents has the Boston area atwitter with thoughts of a similar move—but it...

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Pleated Mission Hill condo building to pop along Terrace Street
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Pleated Mission Hill condo building to pop along Terrace Street

Primary Development Other big development news of the week includes a demolition in Back Bay and an approval in Allston Welcome back to Critical...

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Big reveal: A new two-bedroom in Dorchester’s Lower Mills
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Big reveal: A new two-bedroom in Dorchester’s Lower Mills

Sleek homes in neighborhoods such as Porter Square, Agassiz, and Central Square are among the selections. How to search for a Boston-area apartment...

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It can pay to stay on the T that much longer when it comes to renting, report says
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It can pay to stay on the T that much longer when it comes to renting, report says

Shutterstock A new analysis of apartment costs along the Boston area’s main mass transit system shows increases in one-bedroom rents around dozens...

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Time machine for sale in Dorchester
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Time machine for sale in Dorchester

Down comes the Boston Common Hotel and Conference Center to make way for the 33-story project. Apartment rents along the T: Where's it cheaper? An...

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How to search for a Boston-area apartment
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How to search for a Boston-area apartment

Shutterstock These 10 sites provide prospective tenants with ways to filter one of the most competitive and expensive rental markets in the United...

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Shiny East Boston condo offers a deal along the Blue Line
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Shiny East Boston condo offers a deal along the Blue Line

Listed by: The Pesac Group at Coldwell Banker The one-bedroom spread asking under $400,000 is near both the Airport and the Maverick stops It’s...

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Relatively few families occupy the Boston region’s family-size homes
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Relatively few families occupy the Boston region’s family-size homes

Shutterstock Instead, older empty-nesters and roommates cluster in condos and apartments with three bedrooms and u—the sort perfect for families...

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How much for a new two-bedroom in Dorchester’s Lower Mills?
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How much for a new two-bedroom in Dorchester’s Lower Mills?

The development would mean a 22-story tower in between Soldiers Field Road and Western Avenue. The region's more attainable properties are not...

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The Pru’s top floors post-renovation could reopen in mid-2022
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The Pru’s top floors post-renovation could reopen in mid-2022

Shutterstock Other big development news of the week includes a 25-acre Roslindale parcel for sale and major development throughout Dorchester...

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Big reveal: The rent on a renovated Jamaica Plain two-bedroom
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Big reveal: The rent on a renovated Jamaica Plain two-bedroom

Pru renovation work likely to wrap by mid-2022 Other big development news of the week includes a 25-acre Roslindale parcel for sale and major...

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Number of short-term rentals in the Boston area bounced in 2019, despite new rules
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Number of short-term rentals in the Boston area bounced in 2019, despite new rules

Shutterstock A report says that the number of STRs was up 7.5 percent, even as Boston and Cambridge cracked down on the likes of Airbnb The number...

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What it looks like to live inside a Beacon Hill townhouse on a private street and dating from 1843
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What it looks like to live inside a Beacon Hill townhouse on a private street and dating from 1843

Pru renovation work likely to wrap by mid-2022 Other big development news of the week includes a 25-acre Roslindale parcel for sale and major...

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Dorchester development would add 239 apartments and condos behind South Bay Mall
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Dorchester development would add 239 apartments and condos behind South Bay Mall

BPDA The three-building project would include ‘compact-sized living’ as well as new open space and offices A developer wants to replace what it...

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Another co-living project in Boston advances
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Another co-living project in Boston advances

Rendering via Boylston Properties and Are Urban Common Allbright on Lincoln Street would add 278 bedrooms to a slowly growing city trend A project...

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More changes for Boston’s Financial District, this time at 175 Federal Street
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More changes for Boston’s Financial District, this time at 175 Federal Street

Renderings courtesy of Deka Immobilien The building’s German owner wants to encase the first three floors in glass and move the main entrance The...

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How to decide if you should rent or buy in the Boston area
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How to decide if you should rent or buy in the Boston area

Shutterstock There are many things to consider, including the sheer costs of either and the returns that buying can bring It’s an often unavoidable...

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Everything’s getting more expensive in downtown Boston’s luxury condo market
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Everything’s getting more expensive in downtown Boston’s luxury condo market

Boston Globe via Getty Images What else is new? The sector continues to easily outpace the rest of a market that appears to be cooling Downtown...

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New Seaport building will mean new shuttle service to Roxbury’s Nubian Square
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New Seaport building will mean new shuttle service to Roxbury’s Nubian Square

DHK Architects/Boston Globe The week’s other big development news includes a fresh plan for redeveloping the Boston Harbor Garage and another big...

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Washington Village proposal adds apartments and subtracts a building
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Washington Village proposal adds apartments and subtracts a building

BPDA The complex near Andrew Square on the South Boston-Dorchester border would now have seven buildings total The developers behind a multi...

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Big reveal: A recently renovated East Somerville condo with its own deck
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Big reveal: A recently renovated East Somerville condo with its own deck

The Beacon Street spread is four combined units, and comes with seven fireplaces and a main bedroom suite with four closets. The sum definitely...

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Boston Harbor Garage redevelopment would produce 600-foot tower
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Boston Harbor Garage redevelopment would produce 600-foot tower

Meet the Pinnacle at Central Wharf. Or at least that's what the Chiofaro Company is calling its latest attempt to redevelop the seven-story Boston...

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This Dot condo is the sort of housing that Boston needs more of—now
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This Dot condo is the sort of housing that Boston needs more of—now

Photos via Keller Williams It’s one of three units in the property between Codman Square and Lower Mills The property at 66 Edson Street between...

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More than 1 in 3 Boston-area renters looking to move elsewhere, report says
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More than 1 in 3 Boston-area renters looking to move elsewhere, report says

Shutterstock Can you blame them given the region’s high rents? Still, a good share of tenants are looking to stay for whatever reasons Some 33.4...

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