Senators Must Pass the Equality Act

Mar 7, 2021 | Reprints

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.

Here’s to Hoping Inventory Will Rebound

Feb 28, 2021 | Reprints

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.

Medical, Life Science Uses Offer Way Forward for Retail

By Matt DeNoble | Special to Banker & Tradesman | Feb 28, 2021 | Reprints | Unlock Link

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.

Inland Surfing: The Latest Amenity

By Lew Sichelman | Special to Banker & Tradesman | Feb 21, 2021 | Reprints

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.

How Tech Tools Are Changing Architecture

How Tech Tools Are Changing Architecture

By Timothy Mansfield | Special to Banker & Tradesman | Feb 21, 2021 | Reprints | Unlock Link

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.

To Move Beyond Box-Checking, Sankofa Black History

By Malia Lazu | Special to Banker & Tradesman | Feb 21, 2021 | Reprints

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. 

Baker Must Be Held to Account

Feb 21, 2021 | Reprints

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.

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