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  • 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 […]

  • Healthier Economy Brings Better Business Opportunities

      The Business Monitor International upgraded their 2014 real GDP growth forecast from 2.7% to 2.8% with growth set to average 2.4% per year from 2013-2018. Our economy is recovering. With a growing external trade demand from the key US trade partners, including Canada, Mexico and the United Kingdom, both the industrial and office segments […]

  • Pushcart Vendors Worried about Future

      Mayor Menino has pushed back the BID and BRA’s plan to kick pushcart vendors out of downtown Boston at the end of March. The mayor gave the operators a 60-day reprieve because he feels strongly that they should be able to stay downtown. The BID and BRA has plans to create a smaller transitional […]

  • BRA Raises Pay For First Time In 5 Years

    BRA raises pay for first time in 5 years The Boston Redevelopment Authority has increased many on its employees’ salaries for the first time in 5 years. All except for top earners within the organization received a 3% increase relative to 2012 salaries. Spokeswoman of the BRA Susan Elsebree said, “This was the right time […]

  • AvalonBay to begin construction on Stuart Street tower

    A luxury high-rise tower on 45 Stuart Street near North Station was approved yesterday. The developer, AvalonBay, will begin construction on the 404 unit apartment tower within a few weeks. In fact, they have already applied for a foundation permit, says Scott Dale, Senior Vice President of Development for AvalonBay in Arlington, VA. The $425 […]

  • Jamaica Plain apartment complex moves into next stage

    Although Boston Residential group faced opposition from locals in the Jamaica Plain area, a 196-unit apartment project was approved by both the Boston Redevelopment Authority and the Zoning Board of Appeal. Concerns about the affordability and density of the project were raised by locals upset with development during the City Hall hearing. However, argument for […]

  • Charlestown Navy Yard designated provisional developer

    Charlestown Navy Yard designated provisional developer

    On September 13th, 2012 the Boston Redevelopment Authority selected Kavanagh Advisory Group as provisional developer of Parcel 39A in the Charlestown Navy Yard. Now, the Danver based development group has released plans for 16 Studio apartments, 2 one bedroom units, and 27 one bedroom and den units. All in all, the residential development will span […]

  • Plans for 40 Trinity Place unveiled

    The Back Bay’s skyline may have its newest edition—a 33-story hotel and residential dubbed 40 Trinity Place. The plans for the complex were unveiled Tuesday by prominent real estate developers Trinity Stuart LLC, a local development partnership comprised of Jordan Warshaw, Gary Saunders, and Jeffrey Saunders.. The project will include a 220-room hotel, 142 units […]

  • Boston Redevelopment Authority approves Jamaica Plain apartments

    Boston Redevelopment Authority approves Jamaica Plain apartments

    Residence who opposed the construction of apartments at the former Home for Little Wanderers in Jamaica Plain were left speechless after the Boston Redevelopment Authority approved the project. Boston Residential Group’s $75 million plan is to demolish the nearly 100-year-old building on South Huntington Avenue and construct a 196-unit apartment complex dubbed Olmsted Place. The […]