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.

How Long Can Hotel Boom Last?

More than 3,000 hotel rooms are under construction in the city of Boston, a sign of robust demand from the tourist crowd and business travelers alike.

Rick Dimino

MBTA the Backbone of Greater Boston’s Economy

The MBTA is an underappreciated asset in metropolitan Boston. Certainly on some days – especially in the winter – it can be challenging to argue this point, but on the whole, the MBTA generates enormous benefits to both residents and businesses in this region.