The Power of Place

In the last decade, we have witnessed a transformation of the traditional office environment, the stereotypical employee and the nine-to-five work day.

What’s to Become of the Old Boston Garden Scoreboard?

As the former Arsenal Mall in Watertown is partially demolished to make way for the mixed-use Arsenal Yards development, one question remains unresolved: what’s happening to the old Boston Garden scoreboard that used to hang above the mall’s food court?

Boston Releases New Microapartment Rules

Multifamily developers could build smaller housing units and fewer parking spaces beginning this fall, offering potentially significant project cost savings as the city prepares to embrace the microapartment movement.

Hot Property: Crosby Center

National Development has completed an $8 million capital improvement program for Crosby Center, a nine-building, 590,000-square-foot office park in Bedford.

Charlestown Office Complex Gets A Refresh

Newton-based National Development has begun $20 million in renovations to its 8-acre Constitution Wharf office property in Charlestown to coincide with the late summer arrival of Shoes.com, which has leased 31,300 square feet.

LEED, But For Broadband

LEED certification put energy efficiency on the radar of office tenants making lease decisions, and WELL building standards are starting to measure how workspaces can affect the health and fitness of employees.

Dot Ave: South Boston’s Next Downtown?

A mile-long corridor lined with building suppliers, mechanical contractors and self-storage facilities in South Boston could give way to residential towers and mixed-use developments rising up to 30 stories under a city draft plan. The South Boston Dorchester Avenue plan sees potential for up to 16 million square feet of new development on 144...

Charles River Realty Investors Raises $290M For Latest Fund

It took a year for Charles River Realty Investors to raise $170 million for its first real estate fund in 2006. Its latest offering raised $290 million in just under a month, a reflection of institutional investors’ growing demand for Greater Boston real estate. “People have a really optimistic long-term view of how real...

HD Supply Renews Lease With National Development

HD Supply has renewed its lease for 152,000 square feet of warehouse and distribution space at 100 Meadow Road in the Boston Business Park. The property contains 433,000 square feet of industrial space near the Dedham line with 32-foot clear heights and early suppression sprinkler systems. The building currently has 93,000 square feet available....