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Boston shuts down construction sites amid coronavirus fears

Boston has shut down all of its construction projects in the city, raising questions about whether other cities such...

Boston shuts down construction sites amid coronavirus fears
The ground beneath some Boston homes is crumbling away (Credit: iStock)

The ground beneath some of Boston’s priciest homes is literally rotting away

An antiquated technique that generations of Bostonians used to add thousands of buildable acres to their city is coming...

The ground beneath some of Boston’s priciest homes is literally rotting away
Tribune Tower at 435 North Michigan Avenue with a rendering of Tribune Tower East (inset) (Credit: CIM/Gloub via Curbed)

Luxury developers love to redevelop former newspaper HQs

Dozens of America’s print newspapers have bit the dust or downsized in recent years, leaving behind offices complexes in...

Luxury developers love to redevelop former newspaper HQs
National Cheat Sheet: San Francisco’s luxury homes are selling faster than those in any other US market … & more

National Cheat Sheet: San Francisco’s luxury homes are selling faster than those in any other US market … & more

The best and worst markets in which to sell a luxury home in US The city by the bay has quickest luxury home sales...

National Cheat Sheet: San Francisco’s luxury homes are selling faster than those in any other US market … & more
New York real estate firms are shipping up to Boston

New York real estate firms are shipping up to Boston

The biggest residential brokerages in New York are bulking up their presence in Beantown, where low inventory and climbing...

New York real estate firms are shipping up to Boston
National Cheat Sheet: The West Coast dominates US crane count, Zillow’s market cap passes $10B … & more

National Cheat Sheet: The West Coast dominates US crane count, Zillow’s market cap passes $10B … & more

Seattle leads US crane count, as Western states dominate construction activity, survey says There were a record number of construction cranes working in America...

National Cheat Sheet: The West Coast dominates US crane count, Zillow’s market cap passes $10B … & more
National Cheat Sheet: US house-flipping hits 12-year high, study shows that REITS with more female board members get higher returns … & more

National Cheat Sheet: US house-flipping hits 12-year high, study shows that REITS with more female board members get higher returns … & more

Houses are flipping at the highest level since 2006 More than 207,000 condominiums and single-family house were flipped in 2017 — the most since...

National Cheat Sheet: US house-flipping hits 12-year high, study shows that REITS with more female board members get higher returns … & more
National Cheat Sheet: Fed leaves rates unchanged, foreign buyers spent $7.5B on US luxury homes in 2017 … & more

National Cheat Sheet: Fed leaves rates unchanged, foreign buyers spent $7.5B on US luxury homes in 2017 … & more

Fed leaves interest rates unchanged as Yellen exits As Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen presided over her final policy meeting, the central bank decided...

National Cheat Sheet: Fed leaves rates unchanged, foreign buyers spent $7.5B on US luxury homes in 2017 … & more
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Boston’s Fenway Center development is finally breaking ground

Massachusetts-based developer John Rosenthal’s new $240 million project is getting underway after 15 years of attempted starts. Known as...

Boston’s Fenway Center development is finally breaking ground
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Campaign for women to work in building trades launches

A new campaign in Massachusetts is trying to boost the number of women working in building trades. Run by...

Campaign for women to work in building trades launches
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