A familiar narrative of growth and change, the story of Donna Charpentier echoes sentiments of the city she has called home for over 20 years. The stand-out GSIR associate works methodically for her clients, drawing from her extensive bank of Boston knowledge. Like knowing the twisting streets of the North End or the jutting cobblestone paths in Beacon Hill, Donna’s level of Beantown expertise is unmatched. Read more about Donna in our agent spotlight feature here.
The Fenway neighborhood may be best known as home to the Red Sox, but as the area continues to develop, more and more people are getting in on the action. Read more
Boston has long been blessed with the luck of the Irish. According to the US Census Bureau, 22.8 percent of Boston residents are of Irish decent – a higher percentage than Chicago, New York and Philadelphia. In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, we explore through parts of The Irish Heritage Trail, “a guide to landmarks of Irish-American artists and heroes from the 1700s to the present here in Massachusetts.”
Nestled in of Boston’s most coveted areas, Union Park in the South End, 316 Shawmut Ave offers new construction with timeless beauty. Bathed in sunlight and painted with clean white finishes, this extra large, second-floor through home shines through a historic Brownstown façade.
In February we featured the Chicago real estate market and our affiliate in the area, Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty. Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty has a 30-year-old reputation of integrity, innovation and results in the Greater Chicagoland area. Chicago and Boston have a lot of commonalities in culture and overall feel. The economic climates are similar as both metropolitans are home to many universities, hospitals, tech start ups and millennials. Read more
We are excited to announce that our Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty team in Charlestown is GROWING! We will soon be relocating to a newer, larger office space just around the corner.
“We are excited to embark on a new chapter of our business in Charlestown. Our team has been making our mark in the neighborhood for nearly a decade and Paul and I believe that this move will take our business to the next level. We will be able to better accommodate clients, in a larger, more accessible space,” noted CEO/Co-owner Larry Rideout.
In January of this year, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) acquired Frida Kahlo’s Dos Mujeres (Salvadora e Herminia). This is one of the earliest works by the iconic Mexican painter who has enchanted generations. It is currently on display as part of the MFA’s ongoing exhibit called “Making Modern”.
“Our dream was to acquire something by Frida Kahlo, who is an artist who really was a pathfinder… This came on the market and everybody knew that it was going to be important for us and help us invite new audiences into the MFA.” – MFA Director Matthew Teitelbaum in interview with NPR Read more
Travel to Europe, Asia, Africa and back all in the comfort of Wellesley, Massachusetts. Once featured in Wine Spectator for its 3,000 bottle Tuscan wine cellar, and Globe Magazine for its Bali-themed master suite, 535 Worcester Street is adorned with artifacts from foreign lands and exudes the energy of a thousand once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Read more
We live in state of constant connection. We have the ability to discover more about someone in 5 minutes on the Internet than some of their oldest, dearest friends may know about them. In an ever-connected world, what exactly delineates a valuable introduction? Read more
Ten Years and Counting
Where will you and your loved one be traveling to for Valentine’s Day weekend? Explore extraordinary homes in some of the world’s most romantic places for the perfect getaway this weekend! Whether you are looking to spend it on a roof top in a busy city, by the fire in the mountains, or relaxing on the beach, our network has the perfect destination for you!
In a recent survey completed by members of the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate (AFIRE), Boston ranked third behind New York and Los Angeles in the category of top U.S. cities for foreign real estate investment. AFIRE is made up of foreign companies who invest in real estate, their advisors, managers, lawyers and accountants, and US institutions who invest in international real estate. Read more
The US reformed its visa policy, making it easier for Chinese tourist to apply for visa, increasing Chinese global investment and Chinese tourism. Read more
This three-bedroom, three-bathroom duplex on the Waterside Beacon Street is a Back Bay classic. With large windows, clean lines, and a uniquely wide floor plan, 168 Beacon shines through the area’s tree-lined avenues.
Marvel at the “Great Wall of Windows” located at 55 Leicester Street. This stunning wall of windows comprises the entire backside of this 9,294 square-foot Brookline home, serving as one the many stunning architectural details of the property. With seven bedrooms, eight bathrooms, and a laundry list of luxurious amenities, 55 Leicester is a hidden gem of this premier Brookline location. Read more