The U.S. Senate has a historic opportunity in its hands to take a stand in favor of human rights by passing nation-wide fair housing protections for LGBTQ individuals. They cannot let the opportunity go to waste.
This question is of special significance with the emergence of new COVID-19 mutations and variants that can be more easily transmissible or deadly. Whether you’re a bank CEO or the property manager of an office park, this has immediate implications for you.
In our mission to create better, low-carbon rental housing, MassLandlords staff and members are evaluating heat pumps retrofits in multifamily properties. While heat pumps show promise, it’s not clear how and when housing providers should retrofit.
There’s seemingly a new lab project under construction on every street corner in Boston and Cambridge, with everyone and their brother looking to cash in on the life-sciences boom. But there are growing signs a backlash is brewing.
Thanks to the unusually large jump in housing prices over the last 12 months, plus a major shortfall in state and county revenue from other sources, your property taxes may well increase by 2023.
Some people are going to extremes in trying to find a COVID-19 vaccine appointment.
With the spring real estate market right around the corner, many are waiting on tenterhooks to see whether improving public health data will relieve pressure on inventory, and thus on prices.
Looking for waterfront property but finding it way out of your league? Consider a houseboat. And they’re back now – bigger and better than ever.
After a rocky start to the state’s vaccine rollout, Gov. Charlie Baker is slowly clawing his way out from the bottom of an epic media pig pile. But this critical news coverage focuses on the wrong things, and overlooks deeper, systemic issues with state government.
The demise of brick-and-mortar retail is no longer a debate; it’s an unfortunate reality and that has rapidly accelerated due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant resulting shift in consumer preferences toward the conveniences of e-commerce.
The early success of COVID-19 vaccines gives us all hope for the future, but we need to capitalize on this moment to address roadway congestion, maximize future federal infrastructure funds and create of smarter transportation policies throughout the commonwealth.
The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the already-existing trends of office technology and hybrid work models for commercial real estate, both of which impact how people interact with buildings around the world.
First came Crystal Lagoons – human-created bodies of water that can transform landlocked real estate into waterfront housing developments. Now comes Wavegarden: a water park that turns inland housing developments into surfing destinations.
The latest digital platforms can now augment everything from design presentations, marketing applications and complex 3D modeling, to robust, in-field trade coordination tools that are providing architects, clients and contractors with greater capacity and efficiency to get the job done.
Property owners are finding solutions to increase resident, landlord and contractor safety during the ongoing pandemic through the installation of building protection and automation solutions.
Things are going from bad to worse when it comes to housing production in Massachusetts. And it comes as the dearth of both new and existing homes on the market is starting to push prices, already far too high, to truly insane levels.
By reaching backwards in time, we can create business traditions that reinforce the core business proposition that diversity and inclusion are necessary for any company to thrive long-term.
Office building owners better brace themselves for possible multimillion-dollar facility upgrades if they’re going to successfully lure back health-conscious tenants after the pandemic crisis finally eases.
A timely and effective rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations is critical to righting Massachusetts’ economy and enabling the state and its businesses to exit this never-ending state of crisis. And somehow, Charlie Baker bungled it.
There are limits to everyone’s powers of divination when it comes to the future of offices and post-COVID demand for office real estate.