Every year is a battle to find and secure the best spot to watch and celebrate the Boston Marathon. It is that one time of the year where for 26.2 miles, Bostonians come together to cheer on family, friends, and strangers. Many try to find the best viewing spot, whether that be on the street alongside the race, from the inside of a restaurant, or the lawn of your own home.
Solar panels emerged as this modern, green way of utilizing the sun’s energy as a replacement for traditional fossil fuel energy; however, instead of presenting itself as a rather polarizing decision, many homeowners turn to solar panels as a way to save money.
Even though the weather outside has been rather dreary and rainy, spring has officially sprung according to the calendar. This new season reigns in an important one for real estate and there are some developments to watch out for in the coming months. The Boston area neighborhoods will receive immense attention as progress starts to make way.
Anyone who’s driven a car in Boston knows the frustration of finding a parking spot – but is that intentional?
Boston is home to many iconic landmarks throughout the city; however, a highly recognized symbol of the skyline is the Citgo sign in Kenmore Square — an icon threatened by its new owners.
Stop & Shop, a New England-based grocery chain, has released plans to expand “Allston Yards” into more than just a supermarket. Next to Boston Landing, Allston Yards would be off of the Allston/Brighton line and greatly visible from the Massachusetts Turnpike.
As people hunkered down to prepare for the blizzard of February 9th, 2017, many office managers and executives scrambled to figure out how to continue functioning while commute seemed nearly impossible in the forecasted conditions. Continue reading “Snowstorm Hits Boston Businesses Hard”
RentHop, a real estate search engine, released a map which shows the median 1 BR rents by T stop throughout the region. For each monthly amount the site analyzed the 1 BR listings within 500 meters of a T entrance with 50 listings the threshold for consideration.
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An extra stop on the Orange line past Tuft’s Medical can save you $150 a month. Moving to Copley instead of Arlington on the Green can save $100 a month. Trekking to Andrew instead of Broadway on the Red is worth over $400 a month and another $300+ if you choose to live near JFK/UMASS.
The late news that the fresh out of the box new Millennium Tower in Downtown Crossing could get a mammoth neighbor at Washington and Bromfield avenues brings up the question about how the line-up of Boston’s tallest structures may look in a couple of years.
Turns out that 200 Clarendon (also known as the Hancock) will in any case be the tallest commercial complex in the area. So we can say that the Pru may never again be the second-tallest. Truth be told, a modest bunch of arrivistes could overturn the Boston skyline from what it was in the 1980s. Here’s a guide of what could be the 10 tallest structures in Boston by 2020, given current proposition and development.
1.) 200 Clarendon
The tower for formerly known as the John Hancock is one of the tallest commercial buildings in New England. It is 790 feet high. There are no plans to make changes to this building till date.
2.) Winthrop Square Tower
There are a few proposals to redevelop the city-claimed Winthrop Square Garage; and the city is very inclined on seeing it redeveloped. At the least, three proposition suggest a 750-foot tower at the site, and one requires a 780-footer. These towers would probably be a blend of private and business.
3.) Prudential Center Tower
The 52-story, 749-foot high rise was finished in 1964, and is New England’s second-tallest building as of now. Square shaped and dull, it has its drawbacks, however it does standout majestically in the Boston skyline.
4.) Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences One Dalton Street
The 699-foot condominium and lodging tower is under development and is required to be done one year from now. The majority of the purchasers of its 180 extravagance units are supposed to be local people.
5.) Millennium Tower
The 685-foot apartment suite tower that is definition of the meaning of expensive in Boston is projected to open this year. Its top-floor penthouse, the one asking $37,500,000, is now under contract. That is the thing that we mean by “overturning.”
6.) One Bromfield
Millennium Tower’s Downtown Crossing neighbor would stretch up to 683 feet and contain 419 lofts and condominiums. Nothing’s concluded yet, and something has been on the planning phase for this project for around 10 years. However, Midwood Development and Investment out of New York, recently released the project plan for 683-foot space, after the success of their previous project Millennium Towers.
7.) South Station Tower
This is another plan that has been in the planning stage for a decade. It will begin development in 2017 on a 677-foot tower over the travel center point. The building is as of now slated to be for the most part office space, with two squatter structures as a component of the same undertaking lodging apartment suites and inn rooms.
8.) Copley Place Tower
Development is in progress on this 625-foot expansion to Copley Place. The 52-story tower is set to incorporate 542 townhouses and condo and in addition retail. Development is required to wrap by the mid year of 2019.
9.) Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
The Fed tower extends to 614 feet. It was built in 1976.
10.) One Boston Place
One Boston Place went up in the late 1960s and is 601 feet high.