This Week’s Paper

Are The Buyers Or Sellers The Better Play?

The common play for investors has long been to purchase shares in banks that are prime takeover candidates, hope they get sold and then collect a nice premium. But Sandler O’Neill, a firm that invests in banks in Massachusetts and nationwide, believes there’s a better approach....

former Kronos headquarters in Chelmsford

A Test Of Suburbs’ Resiliency

Chelmsford isn’t the only Boston suburb struggling to fill vacancies in aging office buildings, but this Merrimack Valley community of 34,000 has been more responsive than most in positioning commercial properties for quick and flexible redevelopment....
Having a mortgage at retirement can be a good thing.

A Mortgage After Retirement Isn’t A Problem – It’s A Plan

Baby Boomers are more likely to have a mortgage when they retire than the generation born between the mid-1920s and the mid-1940s, and while that trend worries some economists, other experts say post-retirement debt can be a smart move....
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Hot Property: October 16, 2017

The benefits of this revitalization will extend beyond the brick and mortar for years to come. Our city has shown tremendous leadership in planning for a strong economic future with collaborative initiatives such as Imagine 2030. As building owners and developers, we must challenge ourselves and do ...

Reinventing Landmarks In The Fenway

Steve Samuels has put his stamp on the Fenway neighborhood as developer of apartments, the Verb Hotel, office space and now the neighborhood’s tallest residential tower, the 30-story Pierce Boston, which has pre-sold 60 percent of its condominiums....

Weighed Down By Retail

The writing may not be on the wall, but it’s sitting every afternoon on our front porch: a cardboard box waits outside almost daily....



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