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Schneider Electric’s Fifth Research and Development Center to Open in Andover

Schneider Electric’s Fifth Research and Development Center to Open in Andover

Schneider Electric, a France-based energy technology company which employs over 130,000 worldwide, will add another facility to its network of research and development hubs that includes Grenoble (France), Bangalore (India), Monterrey (Mexico) and Shanghai (China).…

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Nauset Completes Rental Building in Cambridge; Developer Eyes Seaport District for Large Multifamily Project

Nauset Completes Rental Building in Cambridge; Developer Eyes Seaport District for Large Multifamily Project

Nauset Construction, a real estate development company based in Needham, recently finished converting the former Holmes Building in Central Square in downtown Cambridge into 21 rental units. The $3.5 million redevelopment project was designed by The Architectural Team (TAT) for owner Central Square, LLC, and called for interior and exterior…

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BRA Approves $150M Housing and Retail Development in Allston

BRA Approves $150M Housing and Retail Development in Allston

The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) board voted unanimously in favor of a $150 million mixed-use project that will redevelop a 2.67-acre parcel of land owned by Harvard University at the intersection of North Harvard Street and Western Avenue in the North Allston neighborhood.…

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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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