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Are You Ready for Wegmans?

 
 
A Boston developer has filed plans with the Boston Redevelopment Authority on Monday to replace the Landmark Center's 1,400 car parking garage with offices, housing and the Hub's first Wegmans.
 
Samuels & Associates has proposed a $500 million expanded Landmark Center that would include three new buildings, ranging from 10 to 12

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Did the Red Sox Pay Too Little?

 
 
The Boston Redevelopment Authority used dated real estate values to support a back-room deal to sell the Red Sox rights on Yawkey Way and Lansdowne Street -- a ploy designed to ease a sweetheart deal, claims a local watchdog who is questioning the accuracy of the
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Seaport Square Receives Substantial Financing

 
 
Seaport Square, a master-planned neighborhood under construction in South Boston that spans 23 acres of waterfront development, has secured $112 million in refinancing.
 
The six-year loan through Starwood Property Trust was negotiated by HFF on behalf of the borrowers, a venture between Boston Global Investors and Morgan Stanley Real

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Boston's Expansion Mode Creates 8,700 Jobs

 

            Greater Boston's development boom is putting more people to work, fueling one of the biggest recoveries in construction jobs in the nation, according to a new report.


 
            The Boston, Cambridge and Quincy metro area has added 8,700 jobs since August 2012, a 16 percent jump that was second only to the 8,900 jobs added
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20% of Yelp Reviews Are Fraudulent

 
          How many of the Yelp reviews you read would you guess are forged by the companies being reviewed? MarketWatch reports that 20% of Yelp reviews are fraudulent, typically written by freelance writers from the Philippines, Bangladesh and Eastern Europe who receive between $1-10 for each review. New York attorney general Eric [...]