Soon to decamp for Somerville, the state’s greatest scientific minds are turning their attention to a great mystery: Marshmallow Fluff.
Starting a company and raising capital to develop a therapy is hard enough work to begin with. Scientific entrepreneurs are then faced with high rents and lab construction costs that are two to three times what an office would be.
Think of incubators as the “WeWork of the life sciences industry.” They provide a turnkey lab environment that can range from a single lab bench to a large, private lab that accommodates 100 people.
Treasury officers should remember that a main objective of the investment portfolio is to enhance profitability while balancing the institution’s sensitivity to interest rate changes.
Several new trends have emerged from the area’s lab space shortage: defensive leasing, consolidating office space in labs and life sciences tenants being pushed into markets close to East Cambridge.
According to DCHD records, 42 cities and towns have now adopted smart growth zoning, covering over 2,300 acres which can accommodate 22,213 dwelling units. But so far only about 3,750 dwelling units have been built or permitted, an increase of about 1,250 units since 2014.
It’s been nearly nine years since I arrived in Boston as a visiting researcher. Although we could have based our robotic surgery firm XSurgical virtually anywhere, it is clear to me that Boston is the city where technology and the commercial market feed each other.
Increased tidal flooding washed away $273 million in real estate valuations along the Massachusetts coastline from 2005 to 2017, according to a study by Columbia University and the First Street Foundation. Yet the buyers keep coming.
Boston-based Leggat McCall Properties and DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners of New York envision a 1 million-square-foot life science cluster tapping into the proximity to Kendall Square and the 2021 arrival of the MBTA’s Green Line Extension.
To succeed in a declining market, focus on generating more buyer leads. You must also aggressively price your listings slightly below market value, or your sellers will end up “chasing the market down.”
Elder financial abuse is “widespread and damaging,” with the average victim losing $41,000, and almost one in 10 losing more than $100,000. Sadly, the culprits are most often family members, but banks have ways to protect their older clients.
As we brace for more than a decade of massive construction on the Mass. Pike, let’s make our whole transportation system part of the solution. The time to invest in improved service on the Worcester Line and transit on the Grand Junction right-of-way is now.
There will be so many studies done on the Red-Blue Connector it’s going to be a paper train, literally.
You reap what you sow. And after driving up rents and prices to insane levels thanks to decades of blocking any and all new residential construction, NIMBY homeowners in Massachusetts and across the country have succeed in sparking an extreme counter-reaction.
People remember locations that display creative work – building lobbies, conference rooms, public parks – places that offer a pleasant respite. The right combination of art affords the chance to rest your eyes and transport yourself to another world, even for just a few moments.
After a run of bad publicity and flagging sales, the business is enjoying renewed vigor. Timeshare sales increased in 2018 – the ninth straight year – rising nearly 7 percent to $10.2 billion.
While it is nearly impossible to predict how the session will end, legislative leaders have expressed an interest in tackling some significant policy issues including tax revenue, housing and climate change.
A close mayoral aide linked to a bribery scandal at the Boston Planning & Development agency? Nothing to see here, folks.
News last week that House Speaker Robert DeLeo wasn’t sure Beacon Hill could pass a desperately needed housing production bill by the end of the year should send shivers down everyone’s spine.
Corruption at Boston City Hall? A public official on the take? Who knew? After decades seemingly free from scandal, the spotlight is shining again on just how business is conducted at Boston City Hall, but it’s laughable to think this is an aberration.