Residential Real Estate
A nonprofit development team has unveiled its vision for transforming a portion of one of Boston’s public housing complexes into a mixed-income development, adding 437 apartments in seven new buildings.
Massachusetts employers added 51,600 jobs in August as the statewide unemployment rate dropped nearly 5 percentage points, bucking a two-month trend of the Bay State bearing the highest jobless rate in the country.
There are more than 300 more active cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts this week than there were last week and the rate at which new cases are being diagnosed continues to outpace the rate at which people are recovering.
A hotel, condominium and apartment redevelopment of the former Skating Club of Boston property in Allston would include new connections from Western Avenue to the Charles River Reservation.
Waltham-based real estate developer Dakota Partners has acquired an affordable housing project currently under development in Hanson.
Two prominent real estate companies have joined over 42 other firms to pledge an increase in the number of Black people on their boards.
Private contractors operate 202,000 units on 80 bases across the country, often with little or no oversight and not-infrequently unhealthy housing.
With eviction moratoriums set to continue in Massachusetts through at least Dec. 31, the future isn’t looking any more certain for tenants or their landlords.
The nation’s unemployment safety net is looking increasingly shaky, with a $300-a-week federal jobless benefit from the Trump administration running out just weeks after it began and millions of laid-off Americans nearing an end to their state unemployment aid.
Dozens of medical experts and organizations, including some of the largest names in the state’s health care landscape, urged Beacon Hill power players to revive a stalled proposal that would ensure tenants facing eviction have legal representation.
A federal judge allowed the state’s temporary ban on evictions and foreclosures to remain in place, a decision outlined in a Thursday ruling that prompted parties on both sides of the issue to see positives.
A new 300-unit luxury rental complex in Boston’s South End has announced its initial rents including offers of two-and-a-half months free on some units.
Owners of Boston’s Dock Square Garage are switching up their redevelopment plans with a proposed redesign that would increase condo sizes by 64 percent.
A potential settlement of a civil rights complaint could clear the way for resumption this month of Boston officials’ review of the proposed 16.5 million-square-foot Suffolk Downs redevelopment.
Boston is the third-hardest-hit apartment market in the U.S. while secondary markets such as Portland, Maine have seen recent rent gains, according to a new report.
Redfin clients who made offers in Greater Boston in August faced bidding wars 60.8 percent of the time, a new report says.
Business confidence rose slightly in August but remains well below its level of a year ago, with a predominantly pessimistic outlook still prevailing.
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At least there won’t be a government shutdown. But as lawmakers straggle back to Washington for an abbreviated preelection session, hopes are dimming for another coronavirus relief bill – or much else.
Vaccine or no vaccine, COVID-19 has set the stage for what are likely to be some big, permanent changes to the real estate market