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Posted by Jillian Youngblood

NIMBY or YIMBY – Part 2

June 17, 2019 In Government Affairs, Real Estate Leave a comment

In New York, every affordable housing fight in recent memory has followed roughly the same script. One side wants to increase the inventory of affordable housing units across the city

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Posted by Jillian Youngblood

NIMBY or YIMBY? – Part 1

June 12, 2019 In Government Affairs, Real Estate Leave a comment

NIMBY or YIMBY? That was the question at a panel on affordable housing hosted by Urban Land Institute New York last week. In New York City, this question is unavoidable.

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Posted by Nicholas Courtois

Christmas In September: How Boston Colleges and Universities Have Impacted Boston Real Estate

August 31, 2017 In Real Estate Leave a comment

Picture it: The last Thursday of August, one short day away from an extended holiday weekend that could be spent adventuring through Boston, lounging in the sand down the Cape,

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Posted by Jessica Fortier

How to Save the Suburbs

April 24, 2015 In SM& Team Comments Off on How to Save the Suburbs

Americans are no longer flocking to the suburbs. Previous generations aimed for the suburban dream of a cookie-cutter four bedroom home and a minivan. The Millennial generation wants to keep

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Posted by Jessica Fortier

Proposal for a Millennial Village

April 14, 2015 In Real Estate Comments Off on Proposal for a Millennial Village

A booming real estate trend, especially in Boston, is mixed-use developments. These developments often include residential, retail, and office space. These spaces seem like a great “next step” living arrangement

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Posted by Lauren Michaels

SM&: On The CASE

April 10, 2015 In SM& Team Comments Off on SM&: On The CASE

Last night, my colleague Kelly Smith and I had the pleasure of attending the final round of the MIT Center for Real Estate Alumni Association’s Sixth Annual “The CASE” International

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Posted by Lauren Michaels

Boston Embraces Reputation as America’s Walking City

March 20, 2015 In Real Estate Comments Off on Boston Embraces Reputation as America’s Walking City

I’ve always found the news around parking in Boston somewhat entertaining – I have lived in Boston for nearly a decade and have no intention of leaving. One of the

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Posted by Lauren Michaels

SM& Reimagines City Hall Plaza

March 16, 2015 In Real Estate Comments Off on SM& Reimagines City Hall Plaza

The Boston Globe recently reported on Mayor Walsh’s “request for ideas” to enliven City Hall Plaza, the 200,000-square-foot brick field that surrounds City Hall and leaves little to be desired.

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Posted by Jessica Fortier

Millennial Urbanization

February 25, 2015 In Real Estate Comments Off on Millennial Urbanization

For the first time in about one hundred years, the rate of urban population growth has outpaced the suburbs. Jobs in the city entice recent graduates to settle there and

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Posted by Anastasia Scourtes

2015 Hot Trends in Real Estate: The 18 Hour City

January 30, 2015 In Real Estate Comments Off on 2015 Hot Trends in Real Estate: The 18 Hour City

Real estate is an ever-changing, competitive space that’s often dictated by the needs and wants of consumers. One of the new trends shaping the industry is the demand for the

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