Community Good Works

Realtors, commercial landlords and credit unions distributed tens of millions of dollars in recent weeks to groups and organizations doing good in their communities.

‘World ATM Day’ Announced

‘World ATM Day’ Announced

A group formed by a descendent of the man credited with inventing the first ATM has declared “World ATM Day” on June 27, and plans celebrations in honor of the machine.

Greater Boston Housing Construction Can’t Keep Up

Greater Boston Housing Construction Can’t Keep Up

Greater Boston grew its housing stock at by 6.2 percent over the last 10 years, according to new Census Bureau data analyzed by apartment rentals website Apartment List, but it wasn’t nearly enough to accommodate job growth over the same time period.

Leggat McCall Makes $60M Acquisition in Boynton Yards

Leggat McCall Makes $60M Acquisition in Boynton Yards

Leggat McCall Properties and DLJ Real Estate Partners are expanding their real estate footprint in Somerville’s Boynton Yards again with the $60 million acquisition of a pair of parcels including Riverside Properties’ 561 Windsor St. which is the home to Taza Chocolate and tech startups.

On Eve of Tax Vote, Study Predicts Job Losses

On Eve of Tax Vote, Study Predicts Job Losses

A day before lawmakers plan to vote on whether to put a constitutional amendment on the 2022 ballot to raise taxes on the wealthy, opponents are challenging the assertions by Democratic leaders that it could raise $2 billion for education and transportation with new research suggesting the tax would cost jobs and produce significantly less new revenue.