Commercial & Industrial

CRE Industry Looks To Close Its Gender Gap

CRE Industry Looks To Close Its Gender Gap

Talk at women’s networking events frequently turns to advances and setbacks by females in the commercial real estate industry and how to close significant but shrinking gaps in pay compared to their male colleagues.

US Housing Starts Drop; Permits Rise To One-Year High

US Housing Starts Drop; Permits Rise To One-Year High

U.S. homebuilding fell in January as the construction of multifamily housing projects dropped, but upward revisions to the prior month’s data and a jump in permits to a one-year high suggested the housing recovery remained on track.

Citizens Finances Des Moines Retail Outlets

Citizens Bank recently made a $65 million loan to NED Altoona LLC/New England Development to build a 300,000-square-foot retail outlet center near Des Moines, Iowa.

Danvers Office Property Sells For $18M

Danvers Office Property Sells For $18M

Holliday Fenoglio Fowler (HFF) recently announced that it closed the $18 million sale of and arranged $12.5 million in financing for Tower at Northwoods.

Solect Celebrates 26 MW Of Solar Energy In ‘16  

A Hopkinton developer and installer of solar energy systems recently announced it achieved a record-breaking year in 2016, with 115 sites and more than 26 megawatts (MW) in total solar output.

Personnel File

Blue Hills Bank, Cushman & Wakefield and Fidelity Bank are among those institutions announcing changes to personnel in this week’s roundup.

The Color Of Money

The Color Of Money

Racial diversity remains elusive in local commercial real estate circles, despite Boston’s 21st-century DNA as a majority-minority city.