May 2018 CRE Insider

Can Hotel Development Solve Fenway’s Airbnb Crisis?

Community activists and hotel developers agree on one thing: the Fenway/Kenmore Square area of Boston needs more hotel rooms. New mixed-use residential, office and retail developments have been constructed over the years as Fenway Park expanded its entertainment offerings beyond Red Sox games to include concerts and sporting events of all varieties.

Raising a New Hotel Flag in Back Bay

My brother Gary and I literally grew up in the hotel business. Well before we were born, our grandfather Irving Saunders – an astute, affable guy with no hotel experience – became the owner of the Copley Square Hotel in the heart of the Back Bay.

Reshaping the Seaport’s Public Realm

Rarely does a mature city find the opportunity to re-shape a major portion of its landscape at the scale of the emerging Seaport neighborhood. Not since the filling of the Back Bay has Boston experienced such an opportunity.

Employees Hold Key to Great Hospitality Design

Great hotels have a great story to tell – a story in which design, architecture and programming fuse into a unique experience that appeals to each guest’s physical senses and deep emotions, leading to great memories.

Boston Lodging Market Fires on All Cylinders

Hotel investors worldwide consider Boston to be a top destination for hotel investment in the United States. Anchored by world-famous institutions in both higher education and health care, Boston is a diverse and thriving economy that is only getting better.