Three Massachusetts men were charged yesterday in federal court in Boston in connection with schemes to use false identification documents to obtain funds from bank customers’ accounts.
Residential rents in the city of Boston have risen by 6 percent in the last 12 months to $2,400 per month, according to a new report by apartment listing service Zumper.
In the face of systemic problems, Gov. Charlie Baker is trying to accelerate capital spending at the MBTA, and has asked lawmakers to allocate $50 million to help with that effort. But like frustrated riders, many lawmakers are concerned about the pace of MBTA improvements under Baker’s watch.
Maine-based Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is planning to purchase all of People’s United Bank’s branches in Central Maine.
Construction of a 77-unit waterfront condominium project at the Hingham Shipyard property has completed with 70 percent of the units presold.
Ridership on the MBTA’s Red Line dropped by about 10 percent in the week following a derailment in June that destroyed key signal equipment at the JFK/UMass station.
Real estate and mortgage data tracking company The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman, is now offering mortgage data nationally, which will give lending professionals an expanded understanding of where they stand and how they are performing in the national mortgage market.
The governor and House speaker each have a similar plan to provide $1 billion over 10 years to help cities and towns prepare for and adjust to climate change, though the speaker wants to borrow the money while the governor is proposing a specific tax increase to fund his program. At a hearing Monday, activists and lawmakers suggested a third option – how about doing both?
U.S. consumer debt continued to climb at a steady pace in May, growing just slightly less than the prior month.
Massachusetts is pouring an additional $86 million into creating 260 new workforce housing apartments and 500 homes for moderate-income, first-time buyers.
Members of the banking, legal and real estate industries were on the move in recent weeks. See who’s been hired and promoted in this week’s Personnel File.
Millennium Partners seeks to build 900,000 square feet of office and research space in one of the “signature redevelopment parcels” within South Boston’s Raymond L. Flynn Marine Park once linked to a proposed Seaport gondola.
A portfolio of three industrial properties on the outskirts of Greater Boston has sold for $43.3 million.
Miami-based developer Crescent Heights bills NEMA Boston as the city’s “smartest” new address, loaded with high-tech perks such as algorithm-dispatched elevators, interior LTE antennas and convertible furniture by Boston-based startup Ori Inc.
Digital Federal Credit Union has settled a class action lawsuit that alleged the $8.5 billion asset credit union unjustly charged overdraft fees under a policy that was unclear.
A three-term city councilor challenging Attleboro Mayor Paul Heroux for his seat has released a plan calling for the city to take an aggressive role in redeveloping the city’s downtown, focused on six key parcels.
Several suburban Boston communities’ experiments with improving MBTA bus routes have succeeded, according to a new report from The Barr Foundation, speeding up trips significantly and making the buses more reliable.
Financial institutions under $5 billion in assets will soon be able to submit smaller quarterly call reports with less information on them.
Five states so far this year have passed new laws aimed at protecting student loan borrowers, with three more “steps away” from doing so and similar bills filed in a handful of others, including Massachusetts, according to a new report tying the heightened activity to a relaxing of federal oversight.
Office vacancies continued to fall in Boston while developers broke ground on projects that will add 2 million square feet of new workspaces in the second quarter.