Boston Seaport District

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.

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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.

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Gridlock Limits Housing Hunt

Posh suburbs and tony neighborhoods regularly record single-family median sale prices of $1 million or more, while the median sale price in Greater Boston has hit a record $612,000.

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Debate Over Sports Betting a Waste of Time

Maybe you can’t wait to bet on the Celtics or Patriots, or maybe you don’t particularly give a hoot. But either way, if we’re going to legalize sports betting in Massachusetts, could we just pass a bill and get it over with and not spend years pointlessly debating it?

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40R a Failure?

When you are grappling with a problem as big as Massachusetts’ housing crisis, incremental, small-bore solutions just won’t cut it. In fact, such feel good efforts may even do more harm than good, creating the illusion of real action when nothing much is really being done.

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Zillow Enters Housing Market – As a Buyer

Things can get much worse right now for homebuyers, and not just in Greater Boston, but in major metro markets across the country. Listings are down by double digits. Buyers are forced to duke it out in bidding wars for increasingly overpriced and older homes in need of work, especially in