Landlords and commercial tenants negotiate delicate deals with high stakes

By Tim Logan and Janelle Nanos | Boston Globe  It’s a tale of two cafes, and a story that’s playing out all over town. Nir Caspi owns Cafe Landwer, with locations in Cleveland Circle and Audubon Circle. Both opened in the last three years on the ground floors of new residential buildings. Both were doing well serving fine coffee, […]

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Modular Construction Acolytes Think A Rebrand Is In Order
Modular Housing

By Dees Stribling | Bisnow | June 30, 2020 New materials and digital technology are making modular construction a more efficient construction option than before, but there are still obstacles to its growth and acceptance. One of those is the term “modular” itself. The construction method needs a rebrand, experts say, to ditch some old and incorrect connotations. “With the term modular, there are […]

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Boston Rentals Sell at Pre-Crisis Price
Capital Markets

By Real Estate Alert | June 17, 2020 Another Boston apartment building has traded at a valuation agreed to before the coronavirus pandemic struck. Akelius Residential, a Swedish investment shop, paid $21.9 million this month for the 54-unit building at 49 Worthington Street. The $406,000/unit valuation translates to a capitalization rate of roughly 3.75%. Boutique […]

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