Articles Posted in the " apartments " Category

  • Farm-to-Table Restaurants Becoming the New Neighborhood Eatery

    photo by: Farm-to-table is the new trend, and Boston’s restaurant scene has really picked up on it. From sourcing ingredients from local food vendors and becoming a true part of the neighborhood, farm-to-table restaurants are receiving tremendous success right now. Most of these farm-to-table restaurants have an atmosphere different from any other type of […]

  • We Dance With The Beat Of The Economy

    In the past decade, the commercial real estate industry has been going through its ups and downs. From 2000 to 2010, large numbers of commercial real estate companies had been showing up but the industry revenue didn’t catch up with the speed of increasing companies. Then the winter came with the economic recession, busted the […]

  • Green Line Extension, Bitter or Sweet?

    President Obama released the budget of $100 million in federal fiscal year 2015 supporting the MBTA (Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority) Green Line Extension project (GLX) which benefits the economy and environment of Somerville and Medford communities in the upcoming several years. “The Green Line Extension offers Somerville and the region both economic justice and environmental […]

  • Kendall Apartment Tower with Garden New and Improved

    When in Boston the constant bustling of all surroundings can be overbearing at times. If you’re looking for a peaceful place to relax, or if you’re a nature loving individual you can come appreciate some of the beauties in life with The Kendall Apartment Tower connected to a garage with a spacious rooftop garden. Anyone […]

  • 2013 Q2 Apartment Trends show Improvement

    Q2 2013 Apartment Trends from Reis Reports by Kevin Friedman The apartment sector has seen very strong vacancy decreases (down 0.2% to 4.3% from the end of 2012).  Rents increases have also been solid, rising by 0.5% this quarter. These numbers may not last too far into the future, partly due to the increase in […]

  • Hanover Co. announces two major developments in Boston

    Hanover Co., a Houston-based developer, has its sights set on Boston. The developer announced that it will break ground on two apartment complexes by the year’s end. The developments, one in Boston and the other in Cambridge, are the newest additions to Boston’s ever-changing skyline. The Cambridge development, a 398-unit apartment complex, will commence next […]

  • Mayor Menino in favor of inspection fees

    Mayor Menino in favor of inspection fees

    A proposal by Mayor Thomas Menino to expand housing inspections in the Boston area has been met with great discern by landlords. The plan, which would cost property owners $3.5 million in just the first year of its implementation, is not favorable for landlords and tenants alike. Due to the fixed nature of available housing […]

  • Boston Properties announces Kendall Square development

    Boston Properties announces Kendall Square development

    Last week, Boston Properties announced a detailed proposal for a 22-story apartment tower in Kendall Square. The presentation, made by regional manager Bryan Koop and the firm’s project manager David Stewart, outlined plans for a 200,000 square foot project. If approved, construction would begin in 2014 with expected completion in 2016. President of the East […]