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Construction is Imminent at the Former Boston Herald Site

Construction is Imminent at the Former Boston Herald Site

One year after Newton-based National Development unveiled plans to convert the former Boston Herald headquarters into a mixed-use complex, work is about to begin at the 6.6-acre site at the corner of Herald Street and Harrison Avenue.…

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Boston’s Housing Inventory to Grow by 30,000 Units by 2020

Boston’s Housing Inventory to Grow by 30,000 Units by 2020

In a speech delivered on March 25 before the Boston Municipal Research Bureau, Mayor Thomas M. Menino unveiled an ambitious plan to add 30,000 new housing units in the city by the year 2020.…

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IKEA to Expand Existing Boston-Area Store

IKEA to Expand Existing Boston-Area Store

Swedish furniture giant IKEA is planning to expand its Stoughton, MA self-serve store by nearly 59,000 square feet, the company announced last week.…

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K-8 Public School to Replace Mitt Romney’s Former HQs in Boston

K-8 Public School to Replace Mitt Romney’s Former HQs in Boston

In an effort to respond the demand for more schools in Boston’s Downtown area and allow more children to attend schools closer to their homes, city officials unveiled plans to purchase the former national headquarters for the Mitt Romney presidential campaign and transform it into a public elementary school (or…

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Facebook Hunting for Office Space, Plans a Return to Boston

Facebook Hunting for Office Space, Plans a Return to Boston

Commercial real estate brokerage Newmark Knight Frank is on a mission to find around 7,000 square feet of office space office space for Facebook, the Menlo Park, CA-based social media giant. Founded nine years ago by then Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg, the $66 billion social media giant is looking to…

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Kavanagh Advisory Group to Develop Residential, Office Space in Boston

Kavanagh Advisory Group to Develop Residential, Office Space in Boston

As the Navy Yard is a National Landmark, the $16 million project designed by BH+A Architects of Boston follows the guidelines of the Historic Monument Area design, which are in agreement with the National Park Service, Massachusetts Historical Commission, Boston Landmarks Commission, and the BRA.…

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BRA Approves $200 Million Residential Tower in the West End

BRA Approves $200 Million Residential Tower in the West End

A development team including AvalonBay Communities, Exclusive Real Estate, Goulston & Storrs and CBT Architects has received unanimous approval for a 38-story residential high rise planned for Boston’s West End neighborhood, on an empty site between TD Garden and the Charles River.…

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Massachusetts Commits to $67 Million for 23 Affordable Housing Developments Across the State

Massachusetts Commits to $67 Million for 23 Affordable Housing Developments Across the State

Keeping up with the state’s efforts to support new housing developments, the Pattrick-Murray administration revealed last week it has committed $67 million in affordable housing resources and tax credits that would back 23 developments in 21 communities across Massachusetts.…

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Dudley Square Affordable Housing Project Awarded MassDevelopment Bond

Dudley Square Affordable Housing Project Awarded MassDevelopment Bond

Two residential projects planned for Boston’s thriving Roxbury neighborhood have received $9 million in tax exemptions from MassDevelopment, the stat’s finance and development agency, who issued the bond on behalf of Dudley Greenville LLC.…

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Roseland Breaks Ground on $67 Million Portside at Pier One Apartment Project

Roseland Breaks Ground on $67 Million Portside at Pier One Apartment Project

Roseland Property Company, a subsidiary of Edison, NJ-based real estate investment trust Mack-Cali Realty Corporation, broke ground on a five-story apartment project that is part of Portside at Pier One, a planned mixed-use community located at Marginal and Lewis Streets on the East Boston waterfront.…

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Wood Partners to Develop 155-Unit Luxury Community in Watertown

Wood Partners to Develop 155-Unit Luxury Community in Watertown

Wood Partners will break ground this month on a $40 million upscale apartment community in the suburb of Watertown, just six miles northwest of Boston. The real estate investment and development company has recently announced the acquisition of an 11.6-acre property located at 255 Waltham St., close to major employers…

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Former Somerville Recording Studio Redeveloped into Sustainable Apartment Community

Former Somerville Recording Studio Redeveloped into Sustainable Apartment Community

Real estate development company Nauset Construction of Needham has completed a new smart-growth, multifamily community in Somerville, within walking distance of the lively Davis Square. Named Seven Cameron, the project was constructed on the site of the former Rounder Records and Fort Apache recording studios, which has been used by…

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