The realities of a housing market where affordable homes, condos and apartments are increasingly hard to come by for middle- and low-income residents has prompted numerous proposals on Beacon Hill for spurring housing development. But so far, there’s no consensus.
The Senate’s top Democrat is calling on the federal government to step in and investigate whether a plan for new subway cars in New York City designed by a Chinese state-owned company could pose a threat to national security. The company is also building much of the MBTA’s future fleet.
The state unemployment rate last month dropped below 3 percent for the first time since December 2000, falling one-tenth of a point to 2.9 percent.
Members of the banking, construction and real estate industries were on the move in recent weeks. See who’s been hired and promoted in this week’s Personnel File.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology is selling a partial ownership of its 1 Portland St. and 610 and 700 Main St. office and lab buildings to Boston-based Bulfinch Cos. and Harrison Street Capital in a deal valued at $1.1 billion, or $1,626 per square foot.
The Boston Planning & Development Agency Board of Directors approved development projects in neighborhoods across the city of Boston Thursday which will create an additional 73 residential units, including 10 income-restricted units.
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