The Boston City Council voted 10-3 Wednesday afternoon to ask the state legislature for permission to establish a transfer tax on real estate sales over $2 million to support affordable housing construction.
Boston-based North Colony Asset Management has acquired the Harbour Pointe portfolio, a group of commercial properties near the Kayem Foods factory in Chelsea for $71 million.
A California real estate investor has completed its $332.5 million acquisition of Alewife Research Center, a speculative development that attracted five life science companies to West Cambridge’s growing lab cluster.
An Easthampton attorney pleaded guilty last week in Springfield federal court to numerous financial fraud charges, including schemes to defraud commercial lenders.
A long-time figure in the state’s housing policy debates is facing a primary challenge from the left from a candidate focused on housing issues.
A top MBTA official remains unsatisfied with the bus fleet performance, slamming the on-time rates Monday as “abysmal” after raising similar concerns several times in recent months.
More than 600 institutional investors managing a whopping $37 trillion in client assets called Monday for governments to step up their efforts against climate change.
Boston is considering designating a section of a neighborhood as the “Little Saigon Cultural District” for its significant Vietnamese community.
Massachusetts employers remained cautiously optimistic about their prospects last month, according to confidence index results released Tuesday.
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