September 30, 2014 | Updated 12:00pm

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Inside B&T

New Startups Have Industry In Their Sites

The restless minds of Silicon Valley are always on the lookout for new industries to destroy –...

Senior Living Projects Coming Online In Hot Housing Market

You know the good times are rolling again for senior housing developers when cutthroat...

Politics At The Supermarket

It's a case that raises questions about free elections, private property rights, changing...

Aging Well

Academics are often accused of pronouncing on things without real-life experience, but that’s...

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Total Absorption

Where Innovation Goes, Food Trucks Follow

Food trucks have arrived at the Innovation and Design Building in the Boston Marine Industrial Park as owner Jamestown upgrades amenities for the 1.4 million-square-foot complex’s tenants.

Weighted Assets

Hey Bankers! Are You Up To The Challenge?

Leader Bank took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge this week and posted this fun little video of the soaking, which I highly recommend you take a minute (really, just one minute) to watch.

Housing Scene

Robosigning Woes Alive and Well In the Bay State?

A new case from the Appeals Court suggests some old ghosts have not yet been exorcised....

Updated Monday, Sep. 29 @ 11:59am

Current News

Bay State Home Sales Fall In August

Sales of Massachusetts single-family homes fell 6.6 percent in August, marking the sixth time sales have decreased year-over-year in 2014, according to the latest report by The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman.

Windstream Communications Signs Lease In North Quincy

Little Rock, Ark.-based network computing company Windstream Communications has leased 6,000 square feet for a sales office at Heritage Landing in North Quincy.

NAR: Pending Home Sales Fall Slightly In August

Pending home sales slowed in August, according to the National Association of Realtors.

Community Good Works

Belmont Savings Bank, Caritas Communities and MutualOne Bank are among those featured in our weekly roundup of banks, brokerages, builders and more giving back to their communities.

CBRE Fund Buys Boston Office Tower

By Steve Adams

A real estate fund sponsored by CBRE Global Investors has acquired 100 High St. in downtown Boston, part of a portfolio of trophy Boston and Cambridge office buildings that Blackstone's Equity Office division is unloading this fall.

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The Bank Summit

On Oct. 9, join banking professionals throughout Northern New England to learn about the emerging and innovative opportunities for the industry.

Bay State Home Sales Fall In August

Tune in as Tim Warren, CEO of The Warren Group, discusses the August real estate activity in the Bay State.

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The Future Is Now?
Will websites that let people buy and sell their homes online without using a Realtor be successful?

  • Yes, in today’s web-driven world, Realtors serve such a small purpose in buying and selling proces
  • Not right away, but I think we’re seeing the way of the future.
  • No, Realtors are important; they know the ins and outs of the market and how to get the best deal.

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