Rather than walling off the site in the face of climate change risks, waterfront developers should consider how the neighborhood and residents alike can interact with the waterfront, and how the site fits in with the broader neighborhood.
When I worked in Southern California, it was common for luxury agents and their clients to use the services of a feng shui expert to assist in staging a listing or to help them locate the best property to purchase.
A new pilot program is designed to allow OCC-regulated entities a voluntary opportunity to engage in developing innovative products or services where there is significant regulatory uncertainty.
All those in favor of better alcohol laws, say “cheers!”
A new mortgage product is about to hit the market that could make it easier for owners to repair or rebuild homes that have been damaged or destroyed in floods, tornadoes, hurricanes and other natural disasters.
Even though capital markets remain liquid, there continues to be significant interest in multi-housing across the entire United States. And more capital is moving towards the Greater Boston market since the multifamily fundamentals are outpacing other primary markets in the U.S.
A failed wet sprinkler system in a South Boston luxury apartment building spawned a case showing courts are unlikely to entertain buyers’ suits against sellers for defects discovered after closing.
With restaurants a key component of many mixed-use projects today, Massachusetts’ outdated liquor license system creates many challenges for developers. A new “umbrella” license bill hopes to fix that.
In most real estate transactions, the focus is on the purchaser and whether he or she can afford to buy the property. But there is another, equally important question: Can the seller afford to sell?
Here are the Massachusetts Association of Realtors 2019-2020 legislative priorities that we advocated for at our 34th Annual Margaret C. Carlson Realtor Day on Beacon Hill on June 12.
Gov. Charlie Baker’s and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh’s responses to the pair of MBTA derailments last week suggest both men still lack adequate plans to deal with the system’s biggest challenges.
To listen to all the corporate speak coming out of Raytheon and United Technologies over the past few days, you’d think one of the biggest mergers in New England history will involve all gain and no pain.
When Gary Keller declared that his company was a technology company, most industry experts thought this was aspirational – they were utterly wrong.
Just tell the croupier to put $500 on a MBTA derailment.
A central, troubling theme emerges from the Dain report on Greater Boston multifamily land use policies: Land use decisions and plans in many towns and cities have a tenuous relationship with reality.
Just what is Marty Walsh hiding as he rebuilds City Hall Plaza?
Developers and owners alike should be aware of the Massachusetts Condominium Conversion Law, also known as Chapter 527, when planning to convert occupied residential buildings.
While online services are becoming a core component of any bank’s offering, smaller, community-focused branches have a place in any expansion strategy.
A buzzword for companies, products and services driven by both real estate and technology, “proptech” has emerged over the past several years at a rapid pace, captivating the traditional real estate industry.
Homebuyers who expect their newly built castles to be flawless masterpieces are only fooling themselves: The perfect, zero-defect house has yet to be built. But every builder has a whopper of a story about a big mistake.