Real Estate

What Are the Options for Real Estate Owners Facing Loan Defaults

By Harold Bordwin The almost daily announcements in the press about defaults, foreclosures, deeds-in-lieu and, among other things, the forthcoming sale of Signature Bank’s $33 billion commercial real estate loan portfolio are ominous signs for the real estate community. They reflect the challenges facing commercial real estate owners and lenders in this age of elevated interest rates […]

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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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Gillette to move razor-making to Andover from South Boston, explore site sale

By Greg Ryan Procter & Gamble revealed Tuesday it would move Gillette’s century-old South Boston manufacturing operations to the company’s Andover property, opening up as many as 31 acres on Fort Point Channel to redevelopment. Cincinnati-based P&G (NYSE: PG) plans to maintain the headquarters for the Gillette business and roughly 750 corporate, research and engineering employees […]

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