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From Tom Brady to the Green Line, 2014's Most Popular Posts

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Greater Boston saw a titanic amount of real estate news during the year rapidly dwindling—Millennium Place quickly sold out and Millennium Tower really started rising; Boston's long-serving mayor, Tom Menino, passed and his successor announced a major housing plan. But what interested Curbed Boston readers the most? Check out our rundown of the 10 most read posts of 2014.



10. Somerville Is Doomed to Be a More Desirable Place to Live
The Green Line extension through Somerville and into Medford was, and remains, a tantalizing tale that will not wind its way to a conclusion for years yet.
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9. Tom Brady, Gisele Bundchen Sell Back Bay PH for $9.2M
This was a blast from 2012, when Boston's former It Couple sold their long-listed penthouse in anticipation of relocating to Brookline (via Los Angeles).

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8. The Top 20 Real Estate Brokers in Boston
The popularity of this one proved that brokers always want to know what the competition is up to.
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7. 77 and Counting: Mapping the Hub's Rental Development
The Boston area is seeing the most residential development in at least a generation, though it's still not clear if it's enough.
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6. The Wynn Casino-Resort Plan in Everett Until Yesterday
Vegas mogul Steve Wynn won eastern Mass.' sole casino-resort license in September, setting off speculation about just what would be going up in Everett.
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5. Tom Brady, Gisele Bundchen Finally Bound for Brookline
Another check-in with Tomsele.
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4. 25 Envy-Inducing Photos of Weston's New $24M Estate
When it dropped in early September, the 20-acre estate at 5 Concord Road in Weston became the priciest listing in the Boston area—perhaps the priciest in at least a decade. That distinction didn't last long.
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3. Transforming Greater Boston: 10 Projects to Watch in 2014
Almost a year ago exactly, we mapped 10 new projects to watch during 2014, including Fenway Center, the Christian Science Plaza towers and Harvard's (further) expansion into Allston.
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2. Check Out Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen's Brookline Manse
Are there a lot of Patriots fans around here or something? This post contained a first look at Brady-Bundchen's new Brookline plans.
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1. Tom Brady Wire
And we end with more details on that Brookline mansion. There you have it, ladies and gents: the No. 1 most read post on Curbed Boston in 2014. Thank you, as always, for reading.
· Boston Mayor Tom Menino's Greatest Real Estate Hits [Curbed Boston]
· Boston Housing Plan: Incentivize Developers, Cross Fingers [Curbed Boston]
· Downtown Crossing's Millennium Place Completely Sold Out [Curbed Boston]
· DTX Millennium Tower Construction Update: Photo Report [Curbed Boston]

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