Opinion

Racism in Real Estate Cannot Stand

Jul 5, 2020 | Reprints

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. 

Noise-Dampening Strategies for Urban Living

Noise-Dampening Strategies for Urban Living

By Patrick Planeta | Special to Banker & Tradesman | Jun 28, 2020 | Reprints | Unlock Link

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.

Caution: Rough Roads Ahead

Jun 28, 2020 | Reprints

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.

Putting a Damper on Movement at One Dalton

Putting a Damper on Movement at One Dalton

By Gary Johnson | Jun 28, 2020 | Reprints | Unlock Link

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.

Will COVID-19 Kill Boston’s Condo Market?

Will COVID-19 Kill Boston’s Condo Market?

By Jordan Warshaw | Special to Banker & Tradesman | Jun 28, 2020 | Reprints | Unlock Link

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?

From Monk’s Cells to Modern Living Space

From Monk’s Cells to Modern Living Space

By John Sullivan | Special to Banker & Tradesman | Jun 28, 2020 | Reprints | Unlock Link

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.

CRE Must Do More to Ensure Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

By Tamara Small and Reesa Fischer | Special to Banker & Tradesman | Jun 28, 2020 | Reprints

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.

How Lendlease Built Clippership Wharf to Last

How Lendlease Built Clippership Wharf to Last

By Andrew Stebbins | Special to Banker & Tradesman | Jun 28, 2020 | Reprints | Unlock Link

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.

Remodeling Succumbs to the Virus

Remodeling Succumbs to the Virus

By Lew Sichelman | Special to Banker & Tradesman | Jun 28, 2020 | Reprints

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?

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