Steve Adams

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Curtain Falls On Arts Venues

While commercial developers move forward with large indoor concert halls in the Fenway and North Station, a study has concluded that prospects for enhancing Boston’s community arts venues are growing dimmer. 

Hot Property: The Block

“The opportunity is to lease this extraordinary real estate that’s incredibly high quality and to show how that can be reimagined and multitenanted.”

Private Student Housing Model Gains Traction

With its aspirational Instagram feed and sun-splashed apartments, a $160 million residential tower at Northeastern University resembles one of Boston’s new luxury high rises competing for urban professionals’ housing budgets.

Designing Housing for the Way We Live Now

A 20-year employee at Boston-based Icon Architecture, Kendra Halliwell is working with Berkeley Investments on a signature project in Sullivan Square, redeveloping the Graphic Arts Finishers’ property into 171 apartments.

Are Lab Conversions the Suburbs’ New Savior?

After building pockets of hip amenities to attract growing companies and their Millennial workforces, developers are trying a more drastic and potentially capital-intensive strategy to fill up suburban office parks: pivoting to life science lab space.