When Marc Draisen, one of the more mild-mannered public servants out there, has taken to calling their actions “shameful,” you know the NIMBY minority on the Salem City Council has stooped to a new low.
Greater Boston’s rental housing industry has a serious racism problem, and it’s going to take effort from industry and government – including Attorney General Maura Healey – to solve.
According to J.D. Power’s 2019 Retail Banking Satisfaction Study, more than two-thirds of consumers still rely on the teller line at their local branch location for their banking needs.
An opportunity for first-time buyers to find houses priced below market value is presenting itself in a number of places across the country – so long as they’re not looking in much of Greater Boston.
As the commonwealth moves through Phase II of reopening, it’s hard to imagine the economy heading back to “normal” anytime soon. Many are even questioning if getting back to “normal” should be the goal.
Gov. Charlie Baker is giving a little extra encouragement for legislators to pass his zoning reform bill.
While this is a fluid and evolving situation, many existing trends in higher education facility design may factor into the choices made across academic institutions in the coming weeks and months.
Living in vibrant bustling cities affords many of us a 24/7 lifestyle filled with entertainment, sports, dining and shopping. City living also means traffic, public transportation and people just enjoying an active lifestyle.
Cities will always bounce back. But, for now, Massachusetts’ urban economies appear fragile, and the forces that keep them humming are in danger of dissipating.
One Dalton Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences, Boston’s newest residential building, is a 61-story tower featuring some of the region’s most spectacular homes. Normally, such a tall and thin building like One Dalton might be susceptible to wind-driven movement, but thanks to careful engineering and technology it is not.
Here’s a startling statistic that should be a cause for celebration among anyone rooting for more housing and lower prices. As a percentage of its overall housing stock, Boston is now building more housing than Houston, long touted for its wide-open land use...
In a time of quarantine, downtowners become envious of those with backyards and uncrowded streets. And so, people ask, will the “new normal” include forsaking cities like Boston to move back to the ‘burbs?
If we are serious about solving the housing crisis and systemic racism, we need to stop trying to pass a law that will make both worse.
When Cabot, Cabot & Forbes and partner Blue Vista Capital Management acquired the former St. Gabriel’s Monastery, the development team recognized the historic importance and uniqueness of the space, and committed to making the property’s history a focal point of our design.
Now is a pivotal moment in history where society’s attention is finally focused on what we have collectively ignored for far too long – hundreds of years of brutality, racism and inequity throughout the United States of America.
With this zoning amendment, Boston will be the first city to use the power of zoning to create economically and racially diverse communities.
As the need for more housing and mixed-use spaces and the demand for a waterfront lifestyle continues to grow, the real estate and design industry must broaden their scope when it comes to sustainability and resiliency.
What do Richard Nixon, Gloria Vanderbilt, Madonna, Billy Joel and Calvin Klein all have in common? They are among many noteworthy personages who were rejected when seeking to buy into cooperative housing projects.
According to a survey by the National Association of Home Builders, the pandemic all but shut down remodeling. But with inventory low due to the pandemic, could stuck homeowners start eyeing projects?
Last week’s Supreme Court decision that federal law does, in fact, prohibit employment discrimination based on gender identity or sexual orientation was long overdue.