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Harvard University Expansion

Is Harvard University Underachieving?

Harvard University's decision more than 20 years ago to expand its campus into Allston was driven by a spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship. Neighbors feared they might be run over in the process. But they rarely worried that Harvard would ever think too small. Now, it seems, they

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How Affordable Is Boston?

One of the sadder facts of life is that the more you can spend on a house, the more options you will have. Many factors go into making that leap - affordability, convenience, size, proximity to transportation. This begs the question: What's truly affordable these [...]

Jamaica Plain, Davis Square and Allston/Brighton Ranked Boston's Coolest Neighborhoods

According to a recent report from commercial real estate brokerage Cushman & Wakfield, Jamaica Plain, Davis Square and Allston//Brighton are the coolest Boston area enclaves.

Possible 54-Unit Development for the Brighton/Allston Area

The Boston Real Estate Collaborative has proposed a new 54-unit residential apartment building at 44 N. Beacon St. in the Allston-Brighton neighborhood of Boston. This new construction would include 35 underground parking spaces, 38 apartments, and 16 condominiums, all within walking distance of the Boston Landing station and the MBTA [...]

Harvard Researchers and a Zero-Emission Home – Here's What "HouseZero" Looks Like

At Castles Unlimited, we’re always on the hunt for the latest eco-friendly home advancements– after all, what’s more important than respecting our planet while saving our customers money? New England and cutting-edge technology go together like Tom Brady and Super Bowl championships, so as you can imagine, we were thrilled, yet, hardly [...]

What You Need to Know Before Moving in Boston

September 1st, also known as Allston Christmas is coming right up, and people all over the city are preparing to move into their new home. If you’ve never moved in Boston before, then here's what you need to know before you get started.