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How a developer restored the peace in Manchester-by-the-Sea

April 15th, 2014

It’s not quite the affordable units that housing advocates say the region needs more of, but a developer appears to have restored peace to a Manchester-by-the-Sea neighborhood as he builds the Summer Hill development on the former site of one of the North Shore’s seaside estates.
Twelve houses starting at $1.6 million are being built on [...]

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Horror stories from the Route 3 corridor

March 27th, 2014

Transportation issues loomed front and center when the Middlesex 3 Coalition held a forum in Bedford this week.
With major projects under construction such as Nordblom Co.’s 3rd Avenue retail complex in Burlington, members of the economic development group had plenty to crow about. But they fretted about one structural weakness: the region’s fractured transit network.
“I [...]

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What a drone looks like as it hovers over Downtown Crossing construction site

September 20th, 2013

Yup, that’s a drone hovering over the construction site for the 56-story, $630 million Millennium Tower project at the old Filene’s site (captured by editorial director David Harris).
A spokesperson for Suffolk Construction, which is the project manager for the site, says the mini-helicopter isn’t theirs and referred calls to project developer Millennium Partners.
Joseph Larkin, a [...]

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Secret’s Out…

January 7th, 2013

It’s been a well-kept secret that Partners HealthCare has signed a deal for 136,000 square feet of office space at Lafayette City Center, formerly known as Lafayette Corporate Center, in Boston’s Downtown Crossing neighborhood.
Not just that, but industry executives close to the deal have told Banker & Tradesman that two high-tech companies [...]

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