During an interview for a recent post, I asked Eric Robinson, a principal at RODE ARCHITECTS, how their designs were influenced by the housing needs, wants, and lifestyles of the residents living in those locations. Here's how he responded.... Continue Reading
Boston apartment hunters should have only two goals:
#1 - Get the best apartment available (based on their needs and wishes), and;
#2 - Get it for the least amount of money. (more…)... Continue Reading
Not long ago, the mayor said Boston needed 53,000 new housing units by 2030.
I recently posted about how the number might be too low.
But does anyone recall how many condos His Honor said the Hub needed? (more…)... Continue Reading
Sue Hawkes, Managing Director of the Collaborative Companies, has helped market many of the Hub’s best-known developments, including Ink Block, Slip65, Telford180 and Pierce Boston. Hawkes recently spoke at an event organized by NAIOP... Continue Reading
One Hub market was selling condos so fast that a commonly used real estate statistic revealed it could sell every “For Sale” condo in just one month.
Perhaps, the market should have been arrested for speeding.
The lightning sales pace... Continue Reading
In October 2014, Mayor Walsh’s administration issued a report which advocated the production of 53,000 housing units in Boston by the year 2030.
According to the 132-page report, Housing a Changing City: Boston 2030, the new housing was... Continue Reading