Tags: residential

Investors of All Stripes Continue to Bet on Build-to-Rent Projects

Susan Piperato  Even in the midst of the broader troubled commercial real estate market, the single-family rental (SFR) sector has continued to expand driven by a surge of build-to-rent (BTR) projects which have set new records in the deliveries of new homes. While the SFR sector was built first through acquisition, real estate investment managers in the space have not been […]

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Healey wants more housing. But how hard will she push communities to approve it?

By Andrew Brinker Globe Correspondent,Updated March 2, 2023, 6:25 p.m Ever since word spread through Braintree of a 495-unit apartment complex proposed at the South Shore Plaza, an organized opposition campaign has been ramping up. Lawn signs decrying the “monster project” are appearing around town, and some residents are urging the Planning Board to deny the […]

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New Energy Retrofits for Multifamily Homes

In what is excellent news for the Bay State from both an economic and environmental standpoint, the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center recently made an offer of $1 million to support energy-efficient retrofits for affordable multifamily housing developments. The MassCEC was created in 2008 for this exact purpose. They aim to accelerate the Commonwealth’s clean energy […]

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Record 1st Quarter for Condo Market

If you’re looking to purchase a luxury condominium in the heart of Boston, chances are you’re not alone. The median price of a downtown condominium in Boston has reached an all-time high for the first quarter, rising to $537,000 for one unit, up 7% from last year’s first quarter when the median price was $500,000. […]

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Update: Kendall Square development

The redevelopment of Kendall Square has received zoning approval from the city of East Cambridge. The 26 acres owned by MIT have been rezoned and construction will likely transform the area into a center for innovation. The approval Monday allows the construction of two 300-foot-high buildings—provided that any space above 250 feet is residential. On […]

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The Kendall Square Initiative

On February 5, 2013 the East Cambridge Business Association released updated plans to revitalize Kendall Square as a world-renowned center of innovation. The goal of redevelopment is to create a vibrant, mixed-use district that will compliment innovations underway on MIT’s campus. ABG Commercial is excited about the development of the PUD-5 district. As the housing […]

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