Dominant Rental Agency Turns 30

David Bates / March 20, 2014-5:58 pm

This building on Beacon Street is one of many Metro Realty exclusives.

This building on Beacon Street is one of many Metro Realty exclusives.

My featured column in Curbed this week concerned Metro Realty in Coolidge Corner, a company which opened its doors in 1984.

Metro is the exclusive agency for a number of Brookline’s most sought after rental buildings. As a principal at another firm in the market, I always wondered how they did it. In my column Mark Pearlstein explains that it was one of the most frustrating aspects of the rental business that led to the strategy that turned Metro into such a dominant brokerage. Check it out!

Happy 30th Metro!