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Sault: A New Business in Boston's South End

Sault, Boston's South End, Shop

I work out of ourSouth Endoffice. My route often takes me down Tremont Street in the search of my morning coffee or afternoon bag of cookies (there, I admit it.) For the past couple of weeks Ive been eyeing a new retail space that has been generating a lot of commotion in the area. This past Tuesday I decided to stop by with a couple [...]

Boston Named Third Fastes Growing City for Commercial Real Estate Internationally - Boston Commercial Real Estate

Commercial real estate investment has seen a great increase in activity within the last few years. Our city of Boston is actually one of the localities that is benefiting the most from this commercial real estate boom. Safe core cities worldwide are being targeted by major firms for investment opportunities. Moreover, the recent economic [...]

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg: "If I were starting [Facebook] now, I would have stayed in Boston."

Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg

Todays world is ever-changing. In business, real estate, and life in general, the greatest risk is not taking any risks at all. Agree or disagree, this was the stance of Facebooks founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg. An interview at Y Combinators Startup School revealed a great deal about Zuckerbergs overall vision as it relates to [...]

Boston Ranks Third Highest in International Real Estate Community

In todays ever increasingly technological world, ways in which we do business are constantly evolving. In the real estate markets here in Boston and internationally, no longer are we faced with a round trip plane ticket just to see real estate we may never end up having an interest in. Now we are able to search websites and databases from [...]

Bloomberg Businessweek Reports: Boston Area Real Estate Doing Great

Bloomberg Business Week: Boston Real Estate

It's a great time for Boston area real estate. We have seen great strides made by many Massachusetts neighborhoods in comparison to those nationwide. Bloomberg Businessweek recently posted a list of the top 25 housing markets in the country and an additional bottom 25 real estate markets during the time period from February of 2009 until [...]

Back Bay Real Estate: New Copley Tower To Offer Affordable Housing

Boston's Back Bay

The future Copley Tower (which we discussed in a previous blog post) developed by The Simon Property Group, was originally hoping to get this project underway in the Spring of 2012 but it now looks like next Fall is more likely to be the anticipated starting date. The central reason for this setback is because there is a huge uproar in the [...]

Predictions for the 2012: Boston Commercial Real Estate Market

Boston is yet again being recognized for a stable and promising real estate market. This time, as we look to 2012, there is nothing but a favorable opinion among experts that our commercial real estate market will outperform the United States market as a whole. Looking at the whole country, there is an expected 15%-20% increase in total [...]

Boston Real Estate: Office Construction Making a Comeback

Office construction is alive and well in and around Boston, caused in part by large investments made by biotechnology firms expanding into the Boston area. The last quarter of 2011 saw dramatic increases in comparison to the first three quarters of the [...]

Boston Real Estate: Boston Among Top Cities for Attracting Commercial Investment

Half of all of the commercial real estate investment worldwide occurs in just 30 cities? A presentation at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland from a study enacted by Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) is where these results came from. At this annual event, JLL proved how of these top 30 cities, 9 came from Asia Pacific, 9 came from Europe [...]

Boston's Wharf District: Can It Happen as a Neighborhood?

What is the Wharf District of Boston? Is it its own neighborhood, one that will remain as an after thought to Downtown and the Financial District, or something else? Here are some results from a public online poll:

  • 12.8% insist that the Wharf District is already a neighborhood
  • 59% feel the Financial District and Downtown is what the Wharf District is apart
  • [...]

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