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Boston short-term rental regulations condominium requirements included - by Christopher Malloy

In June 2018, the Boston City Council passed an Ordinance aimed in large part at curtailing the ability of investors to purchase housing units for the purpose of renting the unit on short-term rental platforms, such as Airbnb. The Ordinance goes into effect on January 1, 2019, however there are certain

WoodCraft Designers names Duclos vice president of operations

Canton, MA WoodCraft Designers & Builders has named David Duclos to the position of vice president of operations. As a member of the ...

Hobbs Brook Management granted special permit to build 507,000 s/f class A office building

Waltham, MA Hobbs Brook Management LLC (HBM) has been granted a special permit by Waltham City Council to build a new four-story 507,000 s/f...

SMMA designs mixed-use project at Hood Park - to be LEED and ParkSmart certified

Charlestown, MA The transformation of Hood Park from its industrial origins to a business, research, and technology hub continues with anoth...

Understand the process of high-performance home valuation - by Craig Foley

In September 2015, a study of homes with green features in Washington, D.C. noted a premium for high-performance features in residential real estate transactions. More importantly the study described barriers in the D.C. marketplace that may be

Abbot Building Restoration completes masonry repair project at apartment buildings owned by Hemenway Apartments

Boston, MA Abbot Building Restoration completed phase 1 of a comprehensive masonry repair project at a series of residential apartment build...

Time and flexibility: How temporary walls (might) give your office space the best of both - by Ioana Pieleanu

If someone were to ask me what I consider the most valuable life asset to be, I would have to say time. The second: flexibility. While, as a society, we are increasingly up against the berated ‘time crunch,’ when it comes to flexibility we are usually

Per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances awareness for the real estate industry - by Frank Ricciardi

In 2016 and 2017 the emerging contaminants, per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) made headlines across the country, especially for recent high-profile cases in New York, New Hampshire and Vermont. The two most common PFAS are

Ask the electrician: Power surges: Are they a big deal? - by John Sloane

John Sloane, vice president, central and southern New England service divisions, Interstate Electrical Services, Billerica, Mass. ...

High-tech solutions for energy asset management: Innovative software, remote sensors, apps & drones! - by Steve Bianchi

Data Acquisition New data acquisition systems (DAS) make it possible to remotely and constantly monitor your solar energy system to make su...