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'Tis been a couple of months since last we updated our Rental Heatmap. In that time, there have been some big debuts, including the Residences @ Malden Station in, um, Malden and Alta at the Estate in Watertown. We've also found out about the asking rents at such anticipated numbers as Radian Boston in Chinatown and the Victor near North Station. At the same time, tenant incentives remain a tantalizing reality in the Greater Boston apartment market. We're talking free months and no security deposits and desperately gaping vacancies months into leasing. Good luck.


· Malden Complex Drops Its Computer Nooks Next Month [Curbed Boston]
· No Deposit Required at Watertown's Alta at the Estate [Curbed Boston]
· Radian Boston's $3,000 Studios Up for Grabs Next Week [Curbed Boston]
· Boston's Victor, Its Court and Its $3K 1-BRs Welcome You [Curbed Boston]
· Our Curbed Maps archive [Curbed Boston]

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1. Residences @ Malden Station

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39 Florence Street
Malden, MA 02148

Tours for prospective tenants have started at this newly constructed development, and move-ins are expected by July 4. Studios start at $1,795 a month; one-bedrooms at $1,985; and 2-BRs at $2,650.

2. Alta at the Estate

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200 Waltham Street
Watertown, MA 02472

This 155-unit complex is offering $1,200 off your first month if you move in by June 22. As for monthly rents: 1-BRs start at a little more than $2,000; 2-BRs at more than $2,400; and the sole 3-BR will cost you $3,400.

3. The Arlington

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100 Arlington Street
Boston, MA 02116

The new Arlington is offering no security deposit if you agree to have your rent automatically withdrawn from our bank. However! One-bedrooms start at $3,200 a month and 2-BRs at a whopping $6,200.

4. Radian Boston

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120 Kingston Street
Boston, MA 02111

Studios at the newly opened complex start at $2,960 a month; 1-BRs start at $3,410; 2-BRs are asking $4,160 and up; and the 3-BR penthouse goes for $7,695.

5. Waterside Place

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505 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02210

The 3-BRs at the newly opened Waterside Place go for around $5,600 a month. The 2-BRs are asking $4,000 or thereabouts; and the 1-BRs more than $2,700. They range in size from 486 square feet for 1-BRs, 1,058 square feet for 2-BRs and 1,329 square feet for 3-BRs.

6. The Batch Yard

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25 Charlton Street
Everett, MA 02149

Rents at the 328-unit complex, which opened in March, start at $1,875 for studios and run to $3,700 for 3-BRs.

7. The Victor

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110 Beverly Street
Boston, MA 02114

Studios at the newish Victor start around $2,800 a month; 1-BRs at around $3,000; and 2-BRs at $3,940. It had been offering months of free rent, but those days appear to be over.

8. The Kensington

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659-665 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111

Staggeringly enough, the Kensington, which opened in October 2013, still has vacancies. Perhaps that's why it's now being a little cagey about its asking rents, though its 1-BRs originally started at more than $3,100 and its 2-BRs for $6,800-plus.

9. Brigham Square

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30 Mill Street
Arlington, MA 02476

Studios at the two-year-old complex start at $2,075; 1-BRs start at $2,385; and 2-BRs at $2,810. More importantly, Brigham Square is offering one month of free rent on all apartments.

10. 11 West Broadway

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11 West Broadway
Boston, MA 02127

The 50-unit 11 West Broadway has been trying to fill up since it started leasing in the second half of 2013. After all sorts of incentives, there are still a few apartments left, starting at $2,775 for a 1-BR.

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1. Residences @ Malden Station

39 Florence Street, Malden, MA 02148

Tours for prospective tenants have started at this newly constructed development, and move-ins are expected by July 4. Studios start at $1,795 a month; one-bedrooms at $1,985; and 2-BRs at $2,650.

39 Florence Street
Malden, MA 02148

2. Alta at the Estate

200 Waltham Street, Watertown, MA 02472

This 155-unit complex is offering $1,200 off your first month if you move in by June 22. As for monthly rents: 1-BRs start at a little more than $2,000; 2-BRs at more than $2,400; and the sole 3-BR will cost you $3,400.

200 Waltham Street
Watertown, MA 02472

3. The Arlington

100 Arlington Street, Boston, MA 02116

The new Arlington is offering no security deposit if you agree to have your rent automatically withdrawn from our bank. However! One-bedrooms start at $3,200 a month and 2-BRs at a whopping $6,200.

100 Arlington Street
Boston, MA 02116

4. Radian Boston

120 Kingston Street, Boston, MA 02111

Studios at the newly opened complex start at $2,960 a month; 1-BRs start at $3,410; 2-BRs are asking $4,160 and up; and the 3-BR penthouse goes for $7,695.

120 Kingston Street
Boston, MA 02111

5. Waterside Place

505 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02210

The 3-BRs at the newly opened Waterside Place go for around $5,600 a month. The 2-BRs are asking $4,000 or thereabouts; and the 1-BRs more than $2,700. They range in size from 486 square feet for 1-BRs, 1,058 square feet for 2-BRs and 1,329 square feet for 3-BRs.

505 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02210

6. The Batch Yard

25 Charlton Street, Everett, MA 02149

Rents at the 328-unit complex, which opened in March, start at $1,875 for studios and run to $3,700 for 3-BRs.

25 Charlton Street
Everett, MA 02149

7. The Victor

110 Beverly Street, Boston, MA 02114

Studios at the newish Victor start around $2,800 a month; 1-BRs at around $3,000; and 2-BRs at $3,940. It had been offering months of free rent, but those days appear to be over.

110 Beverly Street
Boston, MA 02114

8. The Kensington

659-665 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111

Staggeringly enough, the Kensington, which opened in October 2013, still has vacancies. Perhaps that's why it's now being a little cagey about its asking rents, though its 1-BRs originally started at more than $3,100 and its 2-BRs for $6,800-plus.

659-665 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111

9. Brigham Square

30 Mill Street, Arlington, MA 02476

Studios at the two-year-old complex start at $2,075; 1-BRs start at $2,385; and 2-BRs at $2,810. More importantly, Brigham Square is offering one month of free rent on all apartments.

30 Mill Street
Arlington, MA 02476

10. 11 West Broadway

11 West Broadway, Boston, MA 02127

The 50-unit 11 West Broadway has been trying to fill up since it started leasing in the second half of 2013. After all sorts of incentives, there are still a few apartments left, starting at $2,775 for a 1-BR.

11 West Broadway
Boston, MA 02127