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MBTA Takes Another Crack At Late Night Bus Service

September 11, 2018 In Real Estate Leave a comment

A year and a half after the MBTA ended late night transit service, it’s back, albeit in a reduced format. At the beginning of this month, some of the more

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Regulating Disruption: the future of Airbnb in Massachusetts

January 24, 2018 In Real Estate Leave a comment

Thursday morning’s CommonWealth Newsmakers event explored “the dilemma of disruptive technology” with home sharing apps, Airbnb in particular, taking center stage. After CommonWealth’s Bruce Mohl and Jack Sullivan set the

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Preparing for the Autonomous Future

November 21, 2017 In Real Estate Leave a comment

The end of the year is traditionally a time for reflection on the past 12 months, but also for looking ahead at what’s to come. While it’s not necessarily around

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Cambridge: Leading for the Future

September 14, 2017 In Real Estate Leave a comment

With some of the nation’s highest rents and most prominent innovation tenants, it’s well understood that Cambridge is a hot real estate market, but can it last? At NAIOP’s aptly

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Infrastructure in the Trump Administration

August 16, 2017 In Public Affairs Leave a comment

Last week during the 2017 National Conference of State Legislatures Legislative Summit I attended the session “Critical Status: How Financing Can Help Address America’s Infrastructure Crisis,” which largely focused on

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Massachusetts Infrastructure: You Want It, You Fund It

August 29, 2016 In Real Estate Leave a comment

As a perpetual patron of public transportation, I have been watching the MBTA’s Green Line extension saga with a close eye. I remain optimistic about the likelihood of the project

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What the Enforcement of No More Than Four Means For Boston Real Estate

July 27, 2016 In Real Estate Leave a comment

Changes are coming to the college neighborhoods of Boston. Since 2008, Boston has had a “no-more-than-four” law, which bars more than four undergraduate students from living in the same apartment.

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Cambridge Tries Accessory Dwelling Units on for Size

May 5, 2016 In Real Estate Leave a comment

Cambridge is world-renowned for innovation. Whether it’s the first-class institutions of Harvard and MIT or the ground-breaking companies of Kendall Square, the People’s Republic is perpetually in the news for

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Private On-Campus Housing: A New Chapter in Boston Higher Ed

April 19, 2016 In Real Estate Leave a comment

Last year my alma mater, Northeastern University, opened a new dormitory called East Village. Beyond adding to the campus’ DNA, it signified a new chapter in the story of Boston

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Three Elements of Super Stadiums

March 8, 2016 In Real Estate Leave a comment

As we turn the calendar from February to March, we get a little closer to warmth and sunshine. Although it’s been an usually warm winter – no doubt compensation for

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