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Firefly grows in wake of healthcare disruptions in southeastern Mass.

By Cassie McGrath – Reporter, Boston Business Journal Healthcare in southeastern Massachusetts has been hampered by unforeseen events this year. In June, Quincy-based physician organization Compass Medical abruptly shut down, leaving many in Southeastern Massachusetts without access to primary care providers. That came on top of a shutdown of parts of Signature Brockton Hospital in February due to an 11-alarm […]

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State may deny grants to communities that don’t comply with new MBTA housing law

By Andrew Brinker Globe Staff, Massachusetts housing officialson Thursday added to their arsenal of financial penalties for communities that don’t comply with an ambitious new state law to boost housing development near transit stops, while granting them one big compromise that may make it easier to meet its requirements. The new rules threaten towns that avoid rezoning under […]

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A Real-Estate Haven Turns Perilous With Roughly $1 Trillion Coming Due

By Konrad Putzier Apartment buildings, long considered a real-estate haven, are emerging as the next major trouble spot in the beleaguered commercial-property world. Investors bid up the prices of multifamily buildings for years, attracted by steadily rising rents and the prospect of outsize returns. Many took on too much debt, expecting they could raise rents fast enough to […]

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Prologis Buying $3.1 Billion Industrial Property Portfolio From Blackstone

By Peter Grant Prologis has agreed to pay Blackstone $3.1 billion for a portfolio of U.S. warehouses and distribution properties in a sign that industrial space remains one of the strongest property types in the shaky commercial property sector. The portfolio includes nearly 14 million square feet in about 70 properties in major markets including Atlanta, California, Dallas, south […]

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Rise Plans 123-Acre Braintree Film, TV Studio

By: Paul Bubny Boston-based real estate firm Rise has struck a deal for a 123-acre site in Braintree where it plans to build a campus for movie and television productions, reported the Boston Business Journal. The development construction firm has a purchase-and-sale agreement with Boston’s Onshore Properties for Banner Parkplans to develop 272,500 square feet of […]

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