But the coronavirus pandemic has upended just about everything housing market-wise, so these figures likely represent a peak for some time to come.
Uncover what the sum commands in East Boston, the South End, Jamaica Plain, and elsewhere.
Find out what the monthly sum can command in Back Bay, Roslindale, Jamaica Plain, and elsewhere.
Remote leasing—or virtual tours, or renting sight unseen—is the new normal for now as brokers and landlords abandon traditional open houses and tours to help stem the spread of coronavirus.
Other big development news this week surrounds the novel coronavirus’ effects on Boston-area real estate.
The latest rendering of the future apartment complex at 771 Beacon Street shows the scope of the larger Boston development in general.
Find out what the sum commands in Dorchester, East Boston, Roxbury, and elsewhere.
Some of these ambles are more leisurely than others, and some will require a serious time commitment. All are worth it.
Unsheathe your creativity with visits to the Public Garden, Franklin Park, the Rose Kennedy Greenway, and elsewhere.
Discover how far the sum goes in South Boston, Dorchester, Fenway, and elsewhere.
The sum can nab sizable spreads in neighborhoods such as Dorchester, Allston, and Roxbury—but in other places it’s a tight fit.
The sum definitely gets you on the property ladder in the city, with nice spreads readily available in neighborhoods such as Hyde Park, Dorchester, and East Boston.
Other big development news of the week includes disruption at South Station, a tentative opening date for the Globe’s old HQ, and a big listing from UMass-Boston.
Most of the city’s core enclaves, including Back Bay, Beacon Hill, South Boston, and the South End, remain on the pricier side at the start of 2020. But there are some surprises.
The end of 2019 was apparently quite a swell time to be a seller in neighborhoods such as Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Fenway, and South Boston.
Acorn Street, TD Garden, Fenway Park, the Commonwealth Avenue Mall, Butterfly Hollow at the Franklin Park Zoo—these and more are the perfect spots for popping the big question.
Other big development news of the week includes a Kenmore Square hotel advancing, a pivot on Fenway Center, and an effort underway to stop the demolition of the Hurley Building. And sports!
The week’s other big development news includes a Somerville life sciences building, the rollout of Fenway Center, and, yes, another big going-on in Newton.
A 312-unit, two-building apartment project called Bower will mark a milestone in the oft-delayed project. Rents are expected to start at $2,900 a month.
Other big development news of the week includes Northeastern proposing another private dorm and the umpteenth try at redeveloping the Boston Harbor Garage.
The recently dubbed MGM Music Hall is scheduled to open in fall 2021 with capacity for 5,400.
The selection includes soaring spires such as One Dalton and Millennium Tower, but also humbler structures such as the Government Center T station and Eastie’s library branch.
Compare and contrast these listings in Fort Point, the South End, East Boston, and elsewhere. Which one would you buy?
Other big development news from the week includes a major climate change initiative from Boston, a preliminary plan for a Fort Point parcel, and movement on Harvard’s Allston footprint.
Scape, a British firm, had planned to use Boston as a U.S. beachhead for building indy dorms unaffiliated with a school—instead, it’s going with apartments and other housing.
These include famed locations such as Boston Common and the Rose Kennedy Greenway as well as lesser-known vantages.
These newer listings include apartments in East Boston, Kenmore, Fenway, and Dorchester.
Where to sit, what to eat, when to sing ‘Sweet Caroline,’ what’s new, and more at Major League Baseball’s oldest arena—and how to get there.
Critical Mass. is a weekly roundup of the region’s most notable development news. This week’s includes a hotel near Fenway Park, a new dorm for Suffolk University, and the end of the line for a Mass. Pike air rights project.
Some schools are building new, others want to convert existing properties, and then there’s that business about indy dorms unaffiliated with any college at all.
A South Carolina developer plans to replace a Shell station with an eight-story, 184-room inn.
The latest Critical Mass. roundup includes a new theater next to Fenway Park and big plans for the old Alexandra Hotel.
Construction could start this fall on the 5,400-seat venue, which would also mean more event space and amenities within the ballpark itself.
Critical Mass. includes some arrested development in Fenway, a big project next to Faneuil Hall, and a new life sciences building in Waltham.
City planners are urging its would-be developer to tweak plans for what would have been a first-of-its-kind project in Boston and maybe the nation.
The Fenway tower at 252-258 Huntington will now have 446 apartments. It’s part of a development that will include a refurbished Huntington Theatre.
One Dalton, Pierce Boston, Pier 4, and EchelonSeaport are wrapping up deals or have recently done so—often for prices rarely seen in the city.
Boston’s tallest tower west of downtown opened in March 2018 with 109 condos. Nearly all of its 240 apartments are also spoken for.
Curbed Comparisons is a regular column that explores what one can rent or buy for a set dollar amount in the Boston area. Next up is $2,000 a month in Boston!