Boston Real Estate Rises Amid Signs of Softening

There’s no escaping the next real estate downturn: the only question is when it will hit. The signs of softening – slowing home sales and slowing price growth – are already readily apparent both in Greater Boston and in major markets across the country.

Fenway Park Is the Real MVP

It was a canny development decision that laid the foundation for one of the most remarkable transformations in the history of sports. This is the fourth World Series for the Red Sox since a then-obscure hedge fund guru by the name of John Henry and Hollywood producer Tom Werner bought the Red Sox in 2001. On the December day nearly 17 years ago when they emerged victorious from a $700 million-plus bidding war for the team, the new owners vowed to win not one, but multiple World Series.

Warren’s Housing Plan Worth a Closer Look

Would a President Warren be the cure for our country’s increasingly messed up housing market? Sen. Elizabeth Warren has finally made official what anyone with half a brain has long suspected – she’s eyeing a run for the White House.

Merc & Main Gets $96M Mortgage

New York Life Real Estate Investors has provided $96 million in fixed-rate mortgage financing for the The Merc at Moody & Main, a multifamily and retail complex in downtown Waltham.

Seaport Reigns Supreme

What’s in a name? Apparently not much if it happens to be the “Innovation District.” Boston City Hall’s years-long, head-scratching attempt to rename the booming Seaport is officially dead.

What’s to Become of the Old Boston Garden Scoreboard?

As the former Arsenal Mall in Watertown is partially demolished to make way for the mixed-use Arsenal Yards development, one question remains unresolved: what’s happening to the old Boston Garden scoreboard that used to hang above the mall’s food court?

Walsh Gains Ground on Building Permits

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh doesn’t strut around acting like the city’s development czar. He doesn’t design tower tops, as his legendary predecessor did, to the detriment of the city’s skyline, with the resulting “baby bottle” high-rise at 111 Huntington.