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Government Center Garage, Downtown Crossing to See New Development

Government Center Garage, Downtown Crossing to See New Development

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor Hym Investment Group L.L.C. recently filed an approval request with the Boston Redevelopment Authority for a 2.4 million-square-foot mixed-use development at the Government Center Garage in Downtown Boston. Quoted by the Boston Herald, Hym CEO Thomas [...]…

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Boston Herald HQs to Be Replaced by Mixed-Use Complex

Boston Herald HQs to Be Replaced by Mixed-Use Complex

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor Boston Herald owner Patrick Purcell and Newton-based National Development have put together a plan to convert the newspaper’s headquarters and printing plant into a vibrant mixed-use development that would enliven a dull part of the city [...]…

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Mayo Group, Saracen Pursue Energy-Efficient Redevelopments

Mayo Group, Saracen Pursue Energy-Efficient Redevelopments

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor The Mayo Group, which developed a new residential complex on the site of a former nursing home at 990 and 1100 VFW Parkway in West Roxbury, has recently been awarded the Energy STAR certification by the [...]…

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City Officials Approve New Developments

City Officials Approve New Developments

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor   One of the biggest real estate transactions in Boston’s history was secured last week, when the city’s Food and Drug Administration approved Vertex’s Pharmaceutical Inc.’s (Nasdaq: VRTX) treatment center for hepatitis C on Fan Pier. The [...]…

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Redevelopment Plan for Quincy St.; Financial District Welcomes Gemvara

Redevelopment Plan for Quincy St.; Financial District Welcomes Gemvara

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor A plan put together by the Dorchester Bay Economic Development Corp. and some local development organizations aims to revitalize the Quincy Street neighborhood over the next two or three years. The corridor between Blue Hill Avenue [...]…

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Local Real Estate Magnates Revitalize Boston

Local Real Estate Magnates Revitalize Boston

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor Boston is about to regain full local ownership of one of the city’s most recognized landmarks. Donald Saunders, a local real estate magnate who already owns a 45 percent stake in the Park Plaza Hotel, will [...]…

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Rents Grow; Homes, Commercial Developments Still Low

Rents Grow; Homes, Commercial Developments Still Low

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor A new report released by S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices shows that home values for the Boston area dropped by about 1.5 percent in February, for the seventh consecutive month. That is good news for the rental [...]…

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Worcester to Get New Medical Center; Green Awards Winners Announced

Worcester to Get New Medical Center; Green Awards Winners Announced

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor CitySquare II Development Co. is planning to build a new cancer center for Saint Vincent Hospital of Worcester. The project is estimated to cost $21 million, with its opening scheduled for January 2013. Construction is due to begin [...]…

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Boston to Rebuild Tea Party Museum

Boston to Rebuild Tea Party Museum

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor Ten years after Boston’s Tea Party Museum was hit by lightning and shut down, The Hub is getting ready to once again mark the spot of one of the most important events that led to the [...]…

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Spring Fever Hits Boston Brokers

Spring Fever Hits Boston Brokers

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor Impatient investors looking for new opportunities might want to look at office properties in the Greater Boston area. It ranked third-best in a recent U.S. office report. More deals and increased rents and occupancy rates are likely [...]…

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