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Foundation Medicine will move its headquarters to the Seaport
News 2 days ago
Foundation Medicine will move its headquarters to the Seaport

Another major drug maker is heading to the Seaport. Foundation Medicine has confirmed that it plans to lease nearly all of a 16-story building that...

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It was a parking lot. Now it’s a park, and the ‘center of gravity’ in reimagined Fenway neighborhood
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It was a parking lot. Now it’s a park, and the ‘center of gravity’ in reimagined Fenway neighborhood

Several months ago, bulldozers rolled into a paved parcel in the Fenway neighborhood and did something that would have made Joni Mitchell grin:...

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Hidden stretch of East Boston waterfront draws developer’s interest
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Hidden stretch of East Boston waterfront draws developer’s interest

The stretch of East Boston along Chelsea Creek is hidden, weed-choked, forlorn. But not unwanted. This one mile-plus of old railroad right-of-way,...

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Developer, biotech investment firm plan eight-story South Boston lab
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Developer, biotech investment firm plan eight-story South Boston lab

A heavyweight New York developer and a deep-pocketed biotech investment firm are teaming up to build a big lab building on First Street in South...

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Hidden stretch of East Boston waterfront draws developer’s interest
News 5 days ago
Hidden stretch of East Boston waterfront draws developer’s interest

The stretch of East Boston along Chelsea Creek is hidden, weed-choked, forlorn. But not unwanted. This one mile-plus of old railroad right-of-way,...

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City planners approve BU’s wild-looking data sciences building
News 6 days ago
City planners approve BU’s wild-looking data sciences building

The Charles River skyline could soon get a stack of books. That sort of describes the design of a planned Boston University tower that was OK'd by...

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Wynn offers investors a glimpse of Everett’s development potential
News 1 week ago
Wynn offers investors a glimpse of Everett’s development potential

We know what the new Encore Boston Harbor casino looks like, in all its glory: an oasis of Vegas glitz in an otherwise low-key stretch of Everett,...

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Developers pressed to fund extra T service
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Developers pressed to fund extra T service

As debate roars over how to fund improvements to Greater Boston's dysfunctional mass transit system, state officials are increasingly pressuring...

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Neighborhood group, developers close to agreement on 15-acre Union Square project
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Neighborhood group, developers close to agreement on 15-acre Union Square project

The developers behind the long-planned redo of Union Square in Somerville might finally be making peace with their new neighbors. The real estate...

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Developer wants to turn Seaport warehouse site into office and research space
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Developer wants to turn Seaport warehouse site into office and research space

A long-planned project in the outer reaches of the Seaport District could soon be moving forward. An arm of the major downtown developer Millennium...

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Connecticut retailers preparing for new plastic bag tax
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Connecticut retailers preparing for new plastic bag tax

HARTFORD, Conn. - Connecticut retailers of all types are getting ready to charge a new 10-cent tax on single-use plastic bags, changing how many...

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A parking lot in Boston sells for $40 million. Yes, $40 million.
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A parking lot in Boston sells for $40 million. Yes, $40 million.

The parking lot at the corner of Newbury and Dartmouth streets is paved with plain asphalt. But it could just as well be gold. This week, a Chicago...

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Another beer garden? Yes, but the Anchor does more than sell pints
News 2 weeks ago
Another beer garden? Yes, but the Anchor does more than sell pints

Beer gardens are a thing in Boston - warm-weather tap rooms where people can gather for a drink after work or meet up with friends on the weekend....

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Another beer garden? Yes, but the Anchor does more than sell pints
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Another beer garden? Yes, but the Anchor does more than sell pints

Beer gardens are a thing in Boston - warm-weather tap rooms where people can gather for a drink after work or meet up with friends on the weekend....

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Will free smoothies work at work? The startup Smoodi thinks so
News 3 weeks ago
Will free smoothies work at work? The startup Smoodi thinks so

On a recent Wednesday morning, Jeff Gahan was getting ready for the morning smoothie rush. Gahan works not behind the counter at a smoothie bar,...

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Firm takes account of Worcester, and likes what it sees
News 3 weeks ago
Firm takes account of Worcester, and likes what it sees

Count Brian Renstrom among the believers in the Worcester renaissance. Renstrom recently inked a deal to expand his accounting and consulting firm,...

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Owner of Gloucester rental property is seeing red over awning dispute
News 3 weeks ago
Owner of Gloucester rental property is seeing red over awning dispute

On Feb. 16, Jeff Socolow paid $3,825 in cash as a 50 percent deposit for a new retractable awning to cover the huge seaside deck on his family's...

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A first for WeWork in Boston: It’s taking over all of a building’s office space
News 1 month ago
A first for WeWork in Boston: It’s taking over all of a building’s office space

WeWork is continuing its rapid expansion in Boston. Now it's nearly taking over entire buildings. The co-working giant has signed a lease for all...

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A decade later, University Station’s train is finally pulling in
News 1 month ago
A decade later, University Station’s train is finally pulling in

The developers of Westwood Station courted trouble when they used the phrase "Arriving Right on Time" as a slogan to market their megaproject....

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Despite criticism, Dock Square condo project advances
News 1 month ago
Despite criticism, Dock Square condo project advances

A condominium project that would transform one of the most historic corners of downtown Boston received rare - and scathing - criticism at the...

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New Skanska development chief has eye out for big projects
News 1 month ago
New Skanska development chief has eye out for big projects

For the past three years, Russ DeMartino has been chasing deals around Boston for Skanska USA. Now, DeMartino gets to pull the trigger, too....

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Economic development, the slow and steady way
News 1 month ago
Economic development, the slow and steady way

Even in a city like Boston, where groundbreakings are as frequent as Bruins victories these days, Tuesday's ceremony in the Seaport stood out....

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How the Merrimack Valley won, despite losing Amazon’s HQ2 contest
News 1 month ago
How the Merrimack Valley won, despite losing Amazon’s HQ2 contest

When three Merrimack Valley municipalities teamed up in 2017 to try to lure Amazon's second headquarters to an old telecom plant in North Andover,...

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PawSox owners hope to lure biotechs to Worcester
News 1 month ago
PawSox owners hope to lure biotechs to Worcester

Does anyone want some baseball with their biotech? Dan Rea sure hopes so. The Pawtucket Red Sox executive is vetting possible tenants for an office...

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CLF takes on a fight for industrial uses, this time in Charlestown
News 2 months ago
CLF takes on a fight for industrial uses, this time in Charlestown

The Conservation Law Foundation might be best known for its environmental battles - for clean water, clean energy, and the like. But the group is...

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GE selling Fort Point property for $252 million
News 2 months ago
GE selling Fort Point property for $252 million

General Electric Co. has reached a $252 million deal to sell its future headquarters property in Fort Point to Alexandria Real Estate Equities and...

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Kohl’s will soon accept Amazon returns at all of its stores
News 2 months ago
Kohl’s will soon accept Amazon returns at all of its stores

Kohl's Corp. shares jumped the most in almost four months after the company said it will begin accepting returns for Amazon.com Inc. customers at...

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Stop & Shop agreement seen as a win for workers
News 2 months ago
Stop & Shop agreement seen as a win for workers

Now that Stop & Shop workers are back on the job, cleaning floors and stocking shelves as they wait for deliveries to arrive, the big questions are...

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Visits by loyal Stop & Shop customers decline 75% during strike
News 3 months ago
Visits by loyal Stop & Shop customers decline 75% during strike

In the first few days of the Stop & Shop strike, visits to the grocery chain by regular customers dropped by a whopping 75 percent compared with...

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On Nantucket, residents are facing a Stop & Shop strike dilemma
News 3 months ago
On Nantucket, residents are facing a Stop & Shop strike dilemma

Living on an island means you can't always get what you want. Year-round Nantucket residents have come to terms with the fact that there aren't...

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