Agent Spotlight: Anne Fantasia

Anne Fantasia_BWAnne Fantasia carries a fondness and appreciation of home with her wherever she goes. A longtime resident of Watertown, Massachusetts, she holds onto the loyalty and love it shares. These values are the driving force in Anne’s practice, allowing her to form strong relationships with clients and their families and target the best home for their needs. She offers a keen ability to determine the qualities of a place which transform it from house to home. Read more about Anne in our agent spotlight feature here. Read more

Neighborhood Spotlight: Charlestown

As one of Boston’s oldest neighborhoods, Charlestown continues to emanate a strong institutional presence amidst a culturally rich local population.

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Once serving as a pinnacle to the American Revolution, this historic neighborhood was the site of the Battle of Bunker Hill in 1775, a gathering point for the Union Army during the Civil War, and the center of the infamous Irish Mob Wars in the 1960’s. Read more

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Neighborhood Feature: Milton

Milton, Massachusetts may be best known as the birthplace of former President George H. W. Bush, but the charming Boston suburb is much more than a presidential trivia answer. Milton continually tops the charts as one of the best small cities, and overall best place to live in America. From its numerous historic sites to frequent appearances in television shows and movies, the notable town offers a comfortable yet lively suburban sanctuary outside the city. Read more about Milton in this month’s featured neighborhood spotlight.

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Agent Spotlight: Nancy Kueny

imagereaderA longtime Charlestown resident, Nancy Kueny has enjoyed both living and working in the Greater Boston area. Her attention to detail and deep appreciation of beautiful buildings allows for great success in listing, selling, and renting real estate in the area – especially in her own historic Charlestown neighborhood. This has allowed Nancy to enjoy over 20 years in the business. Read more about Nancy Keuny in our agent spotlight feature here.

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General Electrics newest headquarters soon to be located in Boston has officially broken ground.

Led by the company’s Chief Executive, Jeffrey Immelt, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, and more, this new headquarter will add to the 14 million square feet of new space currently being developed throughout the city – not counting the 40 million square feet of permitted projects that have yet to break ground. This groundbreaking adds to the developments that are in the works deeming this time as one of the “biggest building booms in the history of the city” according to the director of the Boston Planning & Development Agency.   Read more

Agent Spotlight: The ResCo Homes Team

Team_ColorResCo Homes is a “boutique luxury real estate firm, run by your best friends.” Short for The Residential Collaborative, this Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty power team puts an emphasis on collaboration and works fluidly as a team of six to provide community and client-minded service to the Greater Boston area. Read more about ResCo Homes in this month’s team feature spotlight post here.

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Neighborhood Feature: South End

Diverse in culture and style, Boston’s South End has a rich history. Known today as a hub for fine dining and artistic vision, the neighborhood is dotted with open-front art galleries and well-known shops and restaurants. Residents enjoy numerous shaded parks and landscaped streets all within a short distance of downtown Boston. Learn more about the South End in this week’s neighborhood spotlight.

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Neighborhood Feature: East Boston

Perhaps Boston’s largest and most hidden gem, East Boston has a storied past and exciting future. A humble tale of five little islands brought together and annexed into Boston, Eastie was built on a foundation of hard work and still continues to epitomize that value today. Its residents share these sentiments and make up a diverse community from a variety of backgrounds. We move beyond the Logan airport to explore properties in East Boston for this week’s neighborhood spotlight.

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Top Massachusetts Real Estate Firm Promotes Leaders

Anticipating Continued Growth, Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty Expands Leadership Team  

headshotsGibson Sotheby’s International Realty promoted four members of its leadership team: Colleen Barry is the Chief Executive Officer, Jeffrey Tarczali is ​the ​Chief Operating Officer, Robyn Grandolfi is ​the ​Chief Accounting Officer, and Nicole Rideout is ​the ​Director of Business Development. Former CEO and current Co-Owner, Larry Rideout, is now the Chairman​ ​of the growing organization. Read more

The Thrill of Transition

Yellow road sign saying changes ahead with blue cloudy skyOur industry is buzzing with change and transition in all facets. Our clients are making life changing decisions often in a major state of transition. The essence of the industry, like most, is all about keeping up with what is current, embracing changes and growing. It’s a timely and appropriate concept to reflect on.

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Larry Rideout of GSIR Co-Authors Book for Chinese Real Estate Investors

New Book Guides Chinese Through Process of Strategically Investing in US Real Estate

Screen Shot 2017-04-17 at 6.30.32 PMGibson Sotheby’s International Realty is pleased to announce that their Chairman, Larry Rideout, has co-authored the book, Chinese Institutions’ Definitive Guide to USA Real Estate. The publication strategically guides Chinese buyers through investing in many of the major metropolitan areas in the United States. Rideout wrote the chapter on Boston, one of the most desired locations for Chinese investment in the United States in recent years.

“We are extremely excited to have contributed to this initiative along side so many titans of the real estate industry. Boston has transformed into an international hub before our eyes over the course of the last decade. This book is just another testament to the power and consistency within the Sotheby’s International Realty brand that allows us to best service our clients from all over the globe,” noted Rideout. Read more

A Stroll Along The 121st Boston Marathon Route: Six Can’t-Miss Properties

On this picture-perfect Monday, runners from around the globe take on the oldest 26.2-mile race in the world. Though most cheer while others run, Bostonians come together to observe Patriots’ Day and celebrate the glorious tradition of the 121st Boston Marathon. We take you along a less grueling route past the properties with the best view of today’s action.

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