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Brighton’s Boston Landing to Finally Add 295 Apartments

Brighton’s Boston Landing to Finally Add 295 Apartments

The ginormous project that is Boston Landing in Brighton on Boston’s western edge already includesthe 250,000-square-foot headquarters for sneaker concern (and lead developer) New Balance; and it will soon include a hotel, a commuter-rail stop, and a practice rink for the Bruins.

 

Porter Square's Rand to Feed Condo-Starved Cambridge 20 Units

Porter Square's Rand to Feed Condo-Starved Cambridge 20 Units

A perennial for-sale crunch in the People's Republic fuels a climate of bidding wars and over-asks harsh even by Greater Boston standards.

Prices are expected to start at $600,000, and pre-sales should start soon.

Boston Named 3rd Most-Walkable City in the U.S.

With the summer approaching so quickly, Bostonians can finally come out of hibernation and enjoy Boston to the fullest. Part of that is taking advantage of the city's incredible walkability. 

According to Walk Score, Boston is the third most walkable city in the United States. With New York on the first place and San Fransisco on the second place.

Boston received a “Walk Score” of 80.1, which is a 1.2 point increase in the city's walkability score from last year. 

 

Condos Are Now More Expensive Than Single-Family Homes

Condo prices all across Boston are skyrocketing as the spring market kicks off. Urban areas, from upscale to affordable, are leading the charge.

Somerville, Jamaica Plain and increasingly upscale Charlestown saw some of the biggest increases as did Brighton, Medford and West Roxbury.

And it’s not just rent prices that are on the rise. Sales are up by double digits in the same areas as well. The median condo price in Massachusetts went up 10% in March, clocking in at $320,000 which is more than the median price of a single-family home ($315,000).

Significant Increase In Jamaica Plain Condo Prices

From Boston’s Financial District to the suburbs, housing prices in Massachusetts have been rising everywhere. Jamaica Plain was known to be an affordable area but the housing market in the neighborhood has experienced a significant increase in prices over the past few decades.

The average condo prices have inflated from $160/sq. ft. to $440/sq. ft. from 2000 to 2016. 

Beacon Hill Townhouse Listed For $5.5 Million

The stunning properties in Beacon Hill have always been the centre of attraction for the housing the housing market in Boston. Recently, a 136 year old townhouse located at 9 Lime St. in Beacon Hill has become available for sale at an asking price of $5,499,000.

Office/Industrial/Flex Space for Lease at 28 Draper Lane, Canton MA

The Draper Lofts are now available for lease with office and industrial space options in the multiple space configuration.

Draper Lofts is a 6th generation family run organization in Canton, MA, settled on over 30 acres of land. Established in 1856 by the Draper family, it is one of the oldest family owned and operated textile mills in the [...]

City of Boston Awarded Environmental Support Package

The City of Boston has been named a winner of the Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge and as a result has been selected to receive $2.5 million to subsidize environmental initiatives, with a primary focus on green buildings and transportation. “We have to accelerate our actions to reduce carbon emissions. Addressing climate change [...]