M&T Bank Eyes Expansion in Boston and Massachusetts

JPMorgan Chase flipped the Boston banking market on its head when it announced earlier this year that it would be opening 50 retail branches in the city and its surrounding areas. Now, another big bank may be ready to expand in the Bay State as well.

Walsh Increases Boston’s 2030 Housing Production Target

When Boston Mayor Marty Walsh announced four years ago that the city would create 53,000 new housing units by 2030, the general consensus was that it wasn’t enough, but at least it was something. But it turns out it’s really not enough – with the population of Boston now projected to reach nearly 760,000 by 2030, the mayor today announced the city will increase its housing production goal to 69,000.

Accord Applies New Tax Structure on Short-Term Rentals

Short-term housing units rented through websites like Airbnb could be taxed at almost 17.5 percent in cities like Boston and Massachusetts would become the first state in the country to maintain a central registry under compromise legislation agreed to Sunday night by House and Senate negotiators.