Opinion

The Next Challenge at Mass & Cass: Follow-Through

Boston Mayor Michelle Wu Wu and her team deserve credit for first pouring so much effort into outreach at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard. But Beacon Hill and business owners need to step up to help build longer-term solutions.

What Would MLK Say About Your Equity Effort?

MLK Day is always a hard one for me because the celebration presents as performative and highlights our continued hypocrisy with race. Take some time to learn about the evolution of his leadership in civil rights and how his journey evolved into being a movement dominated by concepts of economic justice and equity.  

Triple Whammy Slows Homebuilders

Homebuilders are an optimistic bunch. They normally purchase land or finished lots, spend thousands on lumber and myriad other materials, and start putting up houses – often before the first customer walks in the door. That’s not the case now, though, and hasn’t been for months.

Webinar: Multifamily Trends for 2022

Avison Young Principal Michael Buckley, Jefferson Apartment Group Senior Vice President Sandi Silk, JLL Boston Managing Director Chris Decembrele and BioMed Realty Director of Leasing Alex Mancuso join Banker & Tradesman CRE editor Steve Adams in a conversation surveying the outlook for 2022.

Why Consumers Will Love Zillow Even More in 2022

Zillow also announced a game-changing partnership with DownPaymentResource.com last month that will add down payment assistance information to each listing. Believe it or not, this can be a boon for a real estate agent’s business.

Expect New Homes to Keep Getting Bigger

Square footage always increases in slow markets when the only people buying new houses are middle- and upper-income earners. But when the market speeds up, builders try to go smaller in an attempt to capture a larger share of sales.

2021: A Year of Seismic Change

As 2021 turns into 2022, everything old seems new again as COVID-19 cases rise, seemingly out of control and ready to upend the economy yet again. But the past 12 months have also seen some major changes that will echo into the next 12 and beyond.  

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