Real estate investors should pay special attention to downtown areas of Brockton, Fitchburg, Lowell, Lynn and Worcester, where overlapping HD zones and Opportunity Zones are within walking distance of commuter rail stations.
Quint, Brody, and Hooper have nothing on the executives at People’s United Bank this quarter.
Gateway Cities hold tremendous promise as regional economic anchors. Early successes in Gateway Cities can guide other communities across the commonwealth as they strive to achieve local economic development priorities.
When compared to traditional credit scores and attributes, cashflow-based metrics appear to predict creditworthiness within the subpopulations at least as well as the traditional metrics.
Top legislators and activists were over the moon when Gov. Charlie Baker proposed making Massachusetts carbon neutral in 30 years, but they can’t forget that density has to be a key component of how we get there.
After decades as a supporting cast member amid an epic surge of development, Boston’s office market is poised to take center stage over the next couple years, with record-breaking rents and a mini-surge in new tower construction.
Core to Eastern Bank’s mission to the “less-served” is a decades-long commitment to our Gateway Cities, leading the bank to support The Brockton Partnership, a privately funded group that brings together local business leaders to support the city’s revival.
In Gateway Cities, retail vacancy presents a major challenge. Older buildings lack modern infrastructure and rarely conform to current codes. Convincing building owners to make costly upgrades is difficult. Fortunately, Massachusetts has little-known tools that are just right for this job.
Nowadays, disclosures are required in all 50 states. But many forms are so long, so full of legalese and so poorly presented that consumers will not read them.
Massachusetts investors who retrofit zero-carbon technologies will both help fight climate change and realize short-term returns.
In order to adapt to current teaching methodology and the environmental and societal influences educators and students face, local communities are revisiting how schools are designed and constructed.
Here’s one nifty new California trend that’s made its debut here in the Bay State: Blaming tech giants for driving up home prices and rents and then squeezing them for billions to help fix a problem not of their creation.
We all carry unconscious biases. We’re simply more comfortable around people who are like us. Unfortunately, this can find its way into our work lives in insidious ways.
Is it even a luxury penthouse if you can’t top the list of most expensive sales?
For as long as these sales taxes on homes have been proposed, the Massachusetts Association of Realtors has opposed them. The reasons for our opposition are always the same: Transfer taxes increase the cost of buying or selling a home.
Some form of immediate aid to struggling renters, perhaps in the form of an emergency assistance fund, is both politically and morally necessary to help those the housing crisis hits hardest even as all sides work to crack open suburban towns that aren’t pulling their weight.
Massachusetts is currently the only state in New England that does not have some type of commission looking at the cost and funding solutions necessary to protect against and avoid risks posed and expenses incurred by climate change.
Should Prince Harry and Megan decide to settle in Massachusetts, they’ll need some expert advice where to settle down. That’s where you come in.
Over the next 20 years, 27.4 percent of the nation’s owner-occupied homes will come on the market as current owners die or otherwise vacate their homes. Are you prepared to capitalize on this growing trend?
It’s a sad reality that an anti-development group in Newton has forced a city-wide referendum on a well-vetted project. The only democratic way forward is for city leaders to ensure the largest number of people take part.