Suffolk University Residence Hall 1 Court St, Boston, MA 02111 A project to turn the former Ames Hotel into Suffolk student housing is Under Review. Located at 1 Court Street in Downtown Boston, this historic building would hold 114 dorm rooms (appx 280 beds) with upgrades to common areas and security features as well as […]
Slip45 Condominiums at Clippership Wharf 45 Lewis St East Boston, MA 02128 Slip45 is the latest luxury condo project at Clippership Wharf on East Boston’s blooming waterfront. Clippership Wharf—a development by LendLease— sold out its first luxury condo project, Slip65, in under eight weeks. The development includes 30,200 sq ft of retail space and four acres of open space, including […]
Winthrop Square 115 Winthrop Square Boston, MA 02110 Handel Architects LLP and DREAM Collaborative have teamed up to design an impeccable re-construction of the Winthrop Square Garage, which will re-set the bar for luxury living in Boston’s Financial District. The 53-story, 691-foot-tall Winthrop Square tower will stand 7 feet above the neighboring Millennium Tower, as one of the […]
Pier 4 Residences 300 Pier 4 Blvd Boston, MA 02210 This exciting new development is located directly on the water in the heart of the Seaport District. Each of the exquisite 106 homes offer Harbor views and have been expertly designed with top of the line finishes, floor-to-ceiling windows and hardwood floors. Building amenities include […]
The long awaited Motor Mart Garage Tower project at 201 Stuart St has been approved. The new 310 foot tower will sit on top of the currently existing Motor Mart Garage and will include 231 condo units including traditional and loft floor plans ranging from studios to 3BRs. 15,000 square feet of the proposed 460,000 […]
This new development will be located between Traveler St and E Berkeley, just south of the Ink Block complex. This newly approved property will contain approximately 273 residential units with a slated 101 condos and 172 rental units. Developer Related Beal will remove the currently vacant Ho Kong Bean Sprout Co. factory and former Quinzani’s […]
On the heels of over 14,000 new luxury apartments hitting the Boston real estate market over the last 2 years, another 20,000 are projected to roll out between this year (2019) and 2020. More proof the high-end real estate market in and around the city not only isn’t slowing, but continues to thrive despite what […]
Members are considering plans for MLS listings to automatically display information regarding a home’s energy efficiency while searching residential properties. The change may be visible in listings within Massachusetts as early as April of this year.
Developers of a 33-story hotel and condominium tower in Back Bay have signed an agreement with Paris-based AccorHotels’ Raffles Hotels & Resorts brand for its first North American project.
The 155 Federal St. and 10 High St. office property in Boston’s Financial District received $38 million in a recent refinancing transaction. “Nationwide Life was responsive to the ownership’s expectations and provided flexibility and a competitive structure that took advantage of an early rate lock in a rising interest rate market,” Farley White Interests Principal […]
“Millennium Partners has redesigned its 1.6-million-square-foot Winthrop Square development with a distinctive new facade and a narrow glass walkway connecting two high-rises on the upper floors. The latest designs drop the previous T-shaped office and condominium tower in favor of a “two-tower mentality,” Handel Architects’ Blake Middleton said during a presentation to a Boston Civic Design […]
“To afford an average home in Massachusetts based on a 30-year mortgage and 10 percent down, one would need to make a salary of $101,320, according to a recent study by HowMuch.net. The study collected average home prices for every state from Zillow and then plugged those into a mortgage calculator to figure out monthly […]
“A 184-unit apartment community is scheduled to break ground this spring in the fourth phase of cranberry grower A.D. Makepeace’s 1,200-home Redbrook development in Plymouth. A.D. Makepeace selected Braintree-based Campanelli to construct four Cape Cod-style apartment buildings arrayed around a courtyard with swimming pool and fitness center beginning in late spring. Consisting of one- to […]
“MassHousing has closed on $1.6 million in financing to the nonprofit Affordable Housing and Services Collaborative Inc. and Peabody Properties Inc. to support the construction of a new 62-unit, mixed-income development in downtown Haverhill.” Source bankers and tradesman
Developer Mount Vernon Co. is seeking approvals for 74 apartments and nine condominiums on North Beacon Street and Sinclair Road. Because of the proximity to multiple public transit lines, only 38 parking spaces are proposed. The development is located within a half-mile of Boston Landing station, four MBTA bus routes and the Green Line. Designs by Cambridge-based Prellwitz […]
“A 178-unit apartment and condominium complex would replace a hotel in Brighton under newly filed development plans. A 7-story, 163,000-square-foot development designed by Stantec would replace the 74-room Hotel Boston at 40 Mount Hood Road. The new development would include 114 condominiums and 64 apartments, according to a project notification form submitted the Boston Planning […]
“WeWork’s latest lease will add 120,000 square feet on 501 Boylston St. as part of local expansion plans, giving it a total of nearly 10,000 desks available for short-term rentals in Boston and Cambridge. The lease is for WeWork’s eighth Greater Boston location, and will have space for 1,700 desks when it opens this summer, […]
“Homeowners insurance in Massachusetts is slightly cheaper than the national average according to analysis released yesterday by Insurance.com. The average cost of a homeowners insurance policy on a $200,000 home with $100,000 liability and a $1,000 deductible in Massachusetts is $1,190 per year. That’s 3 percent lower than the national average of $1,228. That same […]
Credit Unions can expect to see another year of double digit loan growth, which would be the fourth consecutive year credit unions have seen loan growth over 10 percent. That is what Mike Schenk, the vice president of research and policy analysis at the Credit Union National Association, said at Monday’s Government Affairs Conference hosted […]
Credit unions can expect to see another year of double digit loan growth, which would be the fourth consecutive year credit unions have seen loan growth over 10 percent. That is what Mike Schenk, the vice president of research and policy analysis at the Credit Union National Association, said at Monday’s Government Affairs Conference hosted […]
Boston real estate agent and condo expert David Bates reviewed the 50 most expensive (per square foot) Boston condominiums in 2017 and found five key amenities they had in common.
President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address is scheduled for tomorrow, but realtor.com tried to steal a little of the President’s thunder by releasing its own ‘State of the Housing Union.’