Development

HOUSING LAW PUT TO THE TEST

By Greg Ryan Massachusetts is building significantly less housing than it was in the mid-20th century. Not coincidentally, the median home sale price has nearly doubled in the past decade to $600,000, far outpacing income growth. More people are leaving Massachusetts for other states than are moving here. Those problems are what the MBTA Communities zoning […]

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Rafi Properties pursues $3.3B Somerville ‘tough tech’ mega-campus

By Greg Ryan The real estate firm behind Somerville’s Somernova business campus is proposing to replace the low-slung structures now on the site with a $3.3 billion redevelopment featuring five significantly taller buildings aimed at “tough tech” tenants. Right now, the 7.5-acre Somernova campus — located off Somerville Avenue, a half-mile west of Union Square — […]

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How Municipalities Can Attract Private-Sector Investment

By: Gary Kerr The Commercial Triangle district in Everett, Massachusetts, provides a case study in putting a strategic vision into action. Municipal leaders are continually seeking to improve their communities by bringing in private-sector investment, which catalyzes growth and opportunity. But how can a municipality attract the right kind of investment? Welcome to Everett Located just […]

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ABG Commercial Advisor’s Facilitate $2.55 Million Sale of 1.26 Acre Site in Woburn

Woburn, MA, July 28, 2023 –  Stephanie Deering, Vice President of ABG Commercial, Bernard Gibbons, Senior Vice President, and Dave Killen, experienced real estate advisor, are proud to announce the sale of a 1.26-acre prime site in Woburn, Massachusetts. This acquisition, valued at $2.55 million, marks a significant step towards the development of an early education […]

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Developers top off $915M lab project in Allston

By Rowan Walrath – Life Sciences Reporter, Boston Business Journal Developers hit a significant milestone in construction for a new, $915 million lab project in Boston’s Allston neighborhood. On Monday, developer King Street Properties and building contractor Consigli Construction Co. Inc. topped off the project that will become Allston Labworks, a mixed-use site involving life sciences space, […]

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