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Never heard of 99 Ranch Market? It’s the Asian Wegmans, and it’s coming to Quincy
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Never heard of 99 Ranch Market? It’s the Asian Wegmans, and it’s coming to Quincy

QUINCY - If you thought this city of about 95,000 couldn't possibly support another Asian grocer, think again. This is the big one, folks: 99 Ranch...

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Northeastern plans its second high-end dorm for Roxbury
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Northeastern plans its second high-end dorm for Roxbury

Fresh off opening a big privately operated dormitory on the edge of its campus in Roxbury, Northeastern University is planning another one. The...

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Don Chiofaro says his 600-foot-tall waterfront tower is really happening
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Don Chiofaro says his 600-foot-tall waterfront tower is really happening

After seven years of planning and debate, Don Chiofaro is finally ready to propose his signature skyscraper on the site of the Boston Harbor Garage...

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Boston real estate veteran Frank Petz signs on with Colliers
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Boston real estate veteran Frank Petz signs on with Colliers

"Capital is coming from everywhere and it wants to be in Boston," said Frank Petz, who has joined real estate firm Colliers International. Frank...

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Davis Square is wonderfully weird — but will it last?
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Davis Square is wonderfully weird — but will it last?

Have a question about the changing face of retail and real estate in Boston? Ask us here. Davis is known for its character. But how to define that,...

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Can Davis Square’s character survive change?
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Can Davis Square’s character survive change?

SOMERVILLE - Thirty-five years ago, the Red Line came to Davis Square, and before long, this place didn't really feel like "Slummerville" anymore....

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Group offers cool ideas for a hotter Boston in coming decades
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Group offers cool ideas for a hotter Boston in coming decades

It's going to get a lot hotter around here. With global temperatures expected to rise over the coming decades, Greater Boston by 2070 could have 90...

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Amazon plans to launch a new supermarket brand separate from Whole Foods
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Amazon plans to launch a new supermarket brand separate from Whole Foods

Amazon.com Inc. plans to launch a new supermarket brand distinct from the Whole Foods Market chain the company acquired two years ago, a sign of...

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Kuehn Foundation heading effort to create affordable-housing-search site
News 2 weeks ago
Kuehn Foundation heading effort to create affordable-housing-search site

If you want to rent a studio apartment for $2,000 a month, there are loads of websites to help you find one. But if you want to rent something more...

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Amid reinvention, Gillette rethinking its Boston, Andover properties
News 2 weeks ago
Amid reinvention, Gillette rethinking its Boston, Andover properties

Procter & Gamble has been busy reinventing Gillette under pressure from lower-cost competitors. Think: big changes to marketing, innovation, online...

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A place where startups grow, but do they stay?
News 2 weeks ago
A place where startups grow, but do they stay?

In many ways, Davis Square is a startup's dream. Thousands of highly educated young people live within a few minutes walk or bike ride. It's a...

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Major office and lab space proposed for near Assembly Row
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Major office and lab space proposed for near Assembly Row

Another big development could be coming to the rapidly expanding neighborhood around Assembly Row in Somerville. A Dutch office development firm is...

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State puts Hurley Building, a prime downtown development site, on the market
News 3 weeks ago
State puts Hurley Building, a prime downtown development site, on the market

Boston's hot real estate market has prompted a number of developers to tear down and build up. Now the Baker administration wants a piece of the...

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Neighbors, developer reach long-awaited accord on Riverside project in Newton
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Neighbors, developer reach long-awaited accord on Riverside project in Newton

It looks like developer Robert Korff has finally found the right size for Riverside. This should be a no-brainer: turning the vast parking lot at...

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Boston development moguls fighting over failed Back Bay condo project
News 4 weeks ago
Boston development moguls fighting over failed Back Bay condo project

Two of the biggest names in Boston's development industry are heading to court over scuttled plans for a condominium tower in the Back Bay....

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Daily deal sites evolve to be more than a flash in the pan
News 4 weeks ago
Daily deal sites evolve to be more than a flash in the pan

Last week, a housewares store opened its first Boston outpost on a quiet, brick-lined street in Fort Point, offering a selection of framed...

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Revere gets its Amazon after all
News 1 month ago
Revere gets its Amazon after all

Revere Mayor Brian Arrigo has found life after Amazon. Turns out, it involves Amazon, too. This isn't HQ2, not by a long shot. But it's something...

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Work on long-delayed South Station tower may finally start
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Work on long-delayed South Station tower may finally start

More than a decade after it was first proposed, construction of a 51-story tower atop South Station could soon start, now that its builders have...

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Three buildings and a park planned for former Gillette lots
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Three buildings and a park planned for former Gillette lots

The sea of parking lots alongside Gillette's World Shaving Headquarters could become home to three new buildings and more than 3 acres of park...

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Mayor seeks business community’s help with building middle-class homes
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Mayor seeks business community’s help with building middle-class homes

Can the Boston business community rescue the city's vanishing middle class? That's essentially the challenge that Mayor Marty Walsh put to the...

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Target is opening a small store near downtown Boston
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Target is opening a small store near downtown Boston

Target has signed a lease to open its first small-format concept store in downtown Boston. The Beacon Hill store, at 100 Cambridge St., will occupy...

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Following criticism, Scape will focus on conventional apartments instead of student housing
News 1 month ago
Following criticism, Scape will focus on conventional apartments instead of student housing

A year after landing in Boston with plans for $1 billion worth of privately run dorms here, the US venture of the British student-housing developer...

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CarGurus may move to tower planned for over the Mass. Pike
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CarGurus may move to tower planned for over the Mass. Pike

The first office tower to get built above the Massachusetts Turnpike in nearly 40 years could start work early next year, with a tenant in hand....

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Doyle’s impending closing a sign of changing Jamaica Plain
News 2 months ago
Doyle’s impending closing a sign of changing Jamaica Plain

News that the owners of Doyle's were seeking to sell its liquor license to restaurateur Steve DiFillippo last week prompted an outpouring of anger...

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Boston Fed chief warns of risks from latest rate cuts
News 2 months ago
Boston Fed chief warns of risks from latest rate cuts

The Federal Reserve cut interest rates this week largely to cushion the economy against the fallout from the US trade fight with China. Eric...

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$1.1b Hub on Causeway project is remaking a neighborhood
News 2 months ago
$1.1b Hub on Causeway project is remaking a neighborhood

For decades, Bulfinch Triangle has been a place Bostonians pass through on their way to somewhere else. The weekday tides of workers flowing in and...

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Long-stalled Cambridge courthouse project clears a crucial hurdle
News 2 months ago
Long-stalled Cambridge courthouse project clears a crucial hurdle

The years-long saga of the Cambridge courthouse tower appears to have finally reached a resolution, one that will lead to the redevelopment of the...

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The massive new Star Market near TD Garden has an opening date: This Friday
News 2 months ago
The massive new Star Market near TD Garden has an opening date: This Friday

At long last, the city's West End will soon have its own grocery store. A new Star Market will open Friday in the new Hub on Causeway complex at TD...

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Demand for office space trumps housing in the Seaport
News 2 months ago
Demand for office space trumps housing in the Seaport

There's a piece of land on Summer Street in the Seaport District that was supposed to be the site of an apartment building, bringing hundreds of...

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Boston tallies up nonprofits’ cash payments, but some critics say they still fall short
News 2 months ago
Boston tallies up nonprofits’ cash payments, but some critics say they still fall short

Boston's universities, hospitals, and other tax-exempt organizations paid $34 million into the city's coffers during the past fiscal year. Sounds...

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