Steve Adams

Steve Adams

Banker & Tradesman Staff

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SEC Targets Alleged $165M Microcap Fraud Scheme

The Securities and Exchange Commission has obtained a preliminary injunction and continued asset freeze against two individuals and their companies involved in a scheme that generated more than $165 million of illegal sales of stock in at least 50 microcap companies.

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A Former School Becomes An Intergenerational Village

Architect and developer Sebastian Mariscal made headlines in 2013 when he proposed Boston’s first multifamily complex without on-site parking. Although the Allston apartment building failed to gain approval, the rationale for projects that rely on public transit has gained wider acceptance in just a few years. Mariscal’s firm is having more success with another wrinkle in multifamily design in Somerville.

Bailing Out the Boston Waterfront

Waterfront barriers, living shorelines and elevated roads from East Boston to Dorchester are key elements of Boston’s resiliency strategy to protect billions of dollars in real estate from rising seas.

No Relief from Climbing Rents

High rents, low vacancies and steep barriers to entry are hallmarks of the Greater Boston multifamily housing market, the third-most-expensive U.S. region in which to rent an apartment.