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'Mr. Boston' Developer And Philanthropist Robert Beal Dies At 78
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'Mr. Boston' Developer And Philanthropist Robert Beal Dies At 78

Robert Beal, a widely influential presence in Boston philanthropic and real estate circles, died Sunday at the age of 78. Along with his brother...

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URI Providence A Potential Tenant For Superman Building
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URI Providence A Potential Tenant For Superman Building

Work continues to return Providence's heroic-sounding and tallest building to greatness or, at the very least, turn the lights back on. The 428...

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New York, Chicago, Boston Top Last Decade’s Office Sales
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New York, Chicago, Boston Top Last Decade’s Office Sales

The Big Apple, the Windy City and Beantown are reigning champs in office transactions over the last 10 years. Ten Manhattan office deals accounted...

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Failed Boston Coworking Deal Shines Light On Volatile Special Purpose Entity Leases
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Failed Boston Coworking Deal Shines Light On Volatile Special Purpose Entity Leases

A common coworking lease structure has turned into a $2.9M headache for one Boston landlord. New York-based coworking provider Coalition Space was...

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Former Necco Factory Sells For $355M
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Former Necco Factory Sells For $355M

A former candy factory in Revere expected to operate as a last-mile distribution facility for Amazon has fetched a hefty sales price. Framingham...

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Boston's New Skyscrapers Are Mostly Available. Office Experts Say That's A Good Thing
News 2 months ago
Boston's New Skyscrapers Are Mostly Available. Office Experts Say That's A Good Thing

Four skyscraper projects taller than 500 feet are underway in downtown Boston, which stands out in a city where critics almost always chide towers...

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Boston Properties To Spend More Than $125M On Prudential Center Observation Deck Upgrade
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Boston Properties To Spend More Than $125M On Prudential Center Observation Deck Upgrade

It won't be cheap to replace Top of the Hub. Boston Properties plans to spend more than $125M over two years upgrading the top three floors of the...

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Massachusetts Loses Out On $3B In Development If Hynes Sale Delayed
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Massachusetts Loses Out On $3B In Development If Hynes Sale Delayed

If Massachusetts doesn't move swiftly on a $500M expansion to its largest convention center, Boston could lose out on an additional $2.5B in...

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Hynes Convention Center Sale Hits Political Roadblock
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Hynes Convention Center Sale Hits Political Roadblock

Not everyone at the Massachusetts State House is as eager to sell the Hynes Convention Center as Gov. Charlie Baker. The Massachusetts Convention...

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Boston Hotels Had The Worst Q4 Of Any Major U.S. Market
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Boston Hotels Had The Worst Q4 Of Any Major U.S. Market

It was a rocky end to 2019 for Boston's hotel sector. While U.S. hotels have generally performed well this cycle, Boston hotels had the steepest...

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Abe Menzin Named Principal At Samuels & Associates
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Abe Menzin Named Principal At Samuels & Associates

There is a new partner at one of Boston's leading development firms. Abe Menzin is now a principal at Samuels & Associates, the company announced...

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Don Chiofaro Files Plans For $1B, 600-Foot Boston Waterfront Tower
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Don Chiofaro Files Plans For $1B, 600-Foot Boston Waterfront Tower

Maybe the third time will be the charm for developer Don Chiofaro's proposed Harbor Garage skyscraper, which he has rebranded as The Pinnacle at...

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Following Worst Month For Gaming Revenue, MGM Springfield Replaces Its President
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Following Worst Month For Gaming Revenue, MGM Springfield Replaces Its President

Michael Mathis has stepped down as president and chief operating officer of MGM Springfield, and his replacement is slated to come from one of MGM...

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Copley Square Office Sells For $128M
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Copley Square Office Sells For $128M

A joint venture of investment firm Brickman and Bahrain-based Investcorp has acquired a two-building, 185K SF office complex in Back Bay's Copley...

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MassDOT, Business Leaders Ramp Up Calls To Pass Housing, Transportation Bills
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MassDOT, Business Leaders Ramp Up Calls To Pass Housing, Transportation Bills

Boston's economy remains strong, but business and political leaders say the region needs a wake-up call on housing and transportation to maintain...

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Top Of The Hub And Skywalk Observatory To Close In April
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Top Of The Hub And Skywalk Observatory To Close In April

The home of one of the best views, and priciest meals, in Boston is slated to close this spring. Top of the Hub and the Prudential Center's Skywalk...

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December Was Best Revenue Month For Encore Boston Harbor, Worst For MGM Springfield
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December Was Best Revenue Month For Encore Boston Harbor, Worst For MGM Springfield

December was the best of times and the worst of times - depending on which Massachusetts casino you ask. Encore Boston Harbor had its best gaming...

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Invesco Doubles Its Money In Leather District Office Sale To Blackstone
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Invesco Doubles Its Money In Leather District Office Sale To Blackstone

Blackstone isn't done with Boston's office sector. The private equity giant acquired 179 Lincoln St. from Invesco Real Estate last week for nearly ...

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Boston Development Group, Alexandria Deals Latest In Watertown’s Surging Life Science Sector
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Boston Development Group, Alexandria Deals Latest In Watertown’s Surging Life Science Sector

Greater Boston life science developers are expanding their reach as they look toward a future where not all lab space in the area is concentrated...

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Boston’s Booming, But Developers Say Heightened Regulation Could Take It All Away
News 3 months ago
Boston’s Booming, But Developers Say Heightened Regulation Could Take It All Away

Last year was one of Boston's best for commercial real estate, but many in brokerage and development offices are worried that local politics are...

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Center Plaza Owners Look To Sell
News 3 months ago
Center Plaza Owners Look To Sell

A Government Center office building formerly home to the FBI's New England headquarters is hitting the market. Boston-based Synergy Investments and...

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Workbar Expanding to Needham
News 3 months ago
Workbar Expanding to Needham

Not all is down and out in Boston's coworking sector. Boston-based Workbar is planning to open a 17K SF coworking space at 117 Kendrick St., a...

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Suffolk Downs Will Be A 16M SF Union Job
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Suffolk Downs Will Be A 16M SF Union Job

The HYM Investment Group and Greater Boston's leading construction unions have reached a deal guaranteeing the redevelopment of Suffolk Downs will...

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As Garage Usage Dwindles, Operators Are Starting To Charge More To Park Luxury Vehicles
News 3 months ago
As Garage Usage Dwindles, Operators Are Starting To Charge More To Park Luxury Vehicles

When Lisa Nickerson, the owner of a Boston-based marketing firm, traded in her Audi for a Tesla last year, a representative with Icon Parking...

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Boston’s CRE Leaders Predict What’s To Come In 2020
News 3 months ago
Boston’s CRE Leaders Predict What’s To Come In 2020

It is a new year, a new decade and a fresh start for one of the hottest commercial real estate markets in the U. S. Boston spent the last 10 years...

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Financial Troubles Shutter The 102-Year-Old No Name Restaurant
News 3 months ago
Financial Troubles Shutter The 102-Year-Old No Name Restaurant

Just before 2019 ended, another century-old Boston dining landmark switched off the kitchen lights for good. The 102-year-old No Name Restaurant...

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Here’s How Much CarGurus Is Paying For Its Future HQ Over Mass. Pike
News 3 months ago
Here’s How Much CarGurus Is Paying For Its Future HQ Over Mass. Pike

CarGurus, a Cambridge-based online car-selling platform, plans to grow its office footprint by 50% at what would be Boston's first air rights...

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One Marina Park Drive Sells For $482M
News 3 months ago
One Marina Park Drive Sells For $482M

Fan Pier's first office building has a new owner. New York-based Clarion Partners acquired One Marina Park Drive in the Seaport for $482M, selling...

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PropTech Firm HqO Raises $34M In Funding
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PropTech Firm HqO Raises $34M In Funding

HqO, a Boston-based landlord-tenant engagement PropTech company, has raised $34.2M in Series B funding. The latest round of funding brings HqO's...

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Harvard Picks Tishman Speyer To Develop First Phase Of Research Campus In Allston
News 3 months ago
Harvard Picks Tishman Speyer To Develop First Phase Of Research Campus In Allston

Every Boston neighborhood wants to be Kendall Square. But the place real estate experts think could actually become the next global hub for...

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