But the coronavirus pandemic has upended just about everything housing market-wise, so these figures likely represent a peak for some time to come.
It looks like the sum commands at least two bedrooms in nice spreads in neighborhoods such as Allston, Dorchester, and Mission Hill.
The week’s other big development news includes a proposed apartment building between Hyde Park and Roslindale and a possible Superfund designation for the Neponset.
Barely any Curbed Boston readers guessed the correct asking here—did you?
So many decisions have gone into the physical makeup of the city and its neighborhoods that it’s hard to pick the most consequential. Here are five candidates.
The condo includes central air, and the building has concierge services and laundry. Take a look and then take your best guess re: the price.
The recent sales drop mirrors a trend in the wider Boston housing market. Meanwhile, downtown condos are doing just fine.
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.
Other big development news of the week includes a milestone for The Hub On Causeway and a potential milestone for that big South Station project.
The 31-story building at 100 Causeway Street is the last major component of the 1.5 million-square-foot project.
Allston, Roxbury, the Seaport, Union Square, East Boston, the West End, and more—region-defining change was a constant in these enclaves during the 2010s.
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.
A component of the Hub on Causeway project on and around TD Garden, the new 38-story Hub50House beat out other contenders such as One Dalton and the Sudbury.
Encore Boston Harbor, the Sudbury, and One Dalton are among the nominees. Which was your favorite? Polls open through December 12.
Encore Boston Harbor, Assembly Row, Boston Landing, Seaport Square, the Ink Block, and more—these projects left indelible marks on the Boston region in the 2010s.
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.
Other big development news of the week includes Hub on Causeway’s official opening and a milestone for the South End’s Quinn condo project.
These enclaves include the North End, the South End, and Beacon Hill as well as bits of Cambridge and Somerville.
It’s been five months since leasing launched at the 38-story sprout, with its 440 units starting at $2,300 a month.
The average sales price for the market was up nearly 23 percent year over year in the spring, while the median jumped 21 percent.
The home arena for the Celtics and the Bruins is expanding by 50,000 square feet and adding various venues.
The 272-key inn with tiny rooms and lots of technology will operate above North Station and feature a fourth-floor "living room" open to the public.
An entrance to the Boston Bruins’ home rink hosts special markers reveling in the arena’s pedigree.
The amenity-laden building next to TD Garden could provide a stark barometer for the health of Boston’s luxury rental market.
The route is proving popular with employees of the companies underwriting it. Now there will be more options for the hoi polloi.
Three new theaters are slated to open in different parts of Boston by the end of 2021, with a collective capacity of nearly 11,000. Each will be attached to a big existing site.
These six towers of at least 300 feet each are not quite neck-craning enough to join the city’s tallest buildings, but they’re definitely sizable by Boston standards.
Two recent plans—one in Boston and one in Newton—show the possibilities and the limits of throwing private money at a public challenge.
It would also mean the end of yet another Boston parking garage, this one on Parkman Street.
History suggests no, but that’s not stopping the developers of the Hub on Causeway from trying.
The 250-foot run connects commuter-rail riders with the Orange and Green lines—and means not having to go outside.
These stark depictions include one for a repurposing of the old Globe HQ to several describing a major expansion of TD Garden to another showing a BU building that will look like a stack of books.
These include big numbers underway such as the Hub on Causeway and Bulfinch Crossing, and coming attractions like Exchange South End and the redevelopment of Suffolk Downs.
The nightclub-like performance space—dubbed "Big Night Live"—is expected to hold up to 2,000 people.
The home of the Celtics and Bruins is undergoing its first major enlargement since its 1995 opening.
Two to four players at a time will be able to try the Olympic curiosity gratis at the Charles Street boutique this winter.
The 250-foot, privately funded pedestrian connector to commuter rail arrives just in time for winter.
Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a weekly column that explores what one can rent or buy for a set dollar amount. Today, the magic number is $5,000 a month in Boston’s notoriously pricey rental market.
The privately funded route—which will include some seats for the scheduled public—had been scheduled to set sail in the fall of 2018.