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Walsh extends Boston’s construction ban

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh on Wednesday said he was extending the city’s construction ban until further notice amid the ongoing effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Walsh on March 16 said all construction sites would need to b.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 25th, 2020

Boston mayor orders shut down of construction sites due to coronavirus

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh has ordered that all construction projects in the city be suspended in response to the spread of the coronavirus. Walsh’s move co.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkMar 16th, 2020

Cambridge follows Boston in banning construction to slow virus spread

Cambridge has ordered a temporary moratorium on construction effective Saturday, March 21, joining the city of Boston in halting construction in a bid to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. The city will stop issuing building permits, trade perm.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 18th, 2020

Walsh declares public health emergency, new restrictions on Boston restaurants

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh on Sunday declared a public health emergency for the city of Boston, and announced requirements for all bars and restaurants to reduce capacity by half to encourage social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic. All .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 15th, 2020

Construction supply chain software firm to double in size with new $30M fundraise

The software firm with 30 local employees and offices in Boston and Haverhill has raised its biggest round yet......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 5th, 2020

Members of Boston"s new cannabis review board named

The five members of the newly created Boston Cannabis Board, which will oversee the local approval process for all marijuana license applications in the city, have been announced by Mayor Martin Walsh. The board was created by an ordinance, passed by.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 4th, 2020

Five things you need to know today, and the gems you find with Yelp

Good morning, everyone. Here are the five most important things you need to know to get your workday started. State of the city — from Catherine In last night's State of the City address, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh proposed a $500 million funding pl.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 8th, 2020

Mayor Walsh lays out "unprecedented" $500M plan for affordable housing

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh proposed a plan to inject $500 million in funding for low- and middle-income housing in the city of Boston during the next five years, an “unprecedented” investment that would represent “one of the most progressive hou.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 7th, 2020

Next-gen, green design part of Atlanta" forward-thinking architecture industry

“Our abilities to use these digital tools extends to how we handle construction systems, materials, and the resilience of architecture to climate change.".....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 23rd, 2019

Nordstrom again files lawsuit seeking property tax cut on Wauwatosa store

High-end retailer Nordstrom Inc. filed another lawsuit against the property taxes on its Mayfair mall store, continuing a string of challenges that extends back to 2015 when the building was still under construction......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 17th, 2019

Five things you need to know today, and a word we shouldn"t use lightly

Good morning! Here are the five most important things you need to know to get your workday started. Suffolk sues over air-rights tower Suffolk Construction Co. and its chief executive, John Fish, are suing Boston developer Weiner Ventures LLC for $100.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 25th, 2019

Boston Mayor Walsh says he"s committed to ‘overhauling’ city zoning panel

Boston’s Zoning Board of Appeal will meet as scheduled on Tuesday morning, days after one of its members, Dorchester realtor Craig Galvin, resigned. The Zoning Board of Appeal (ZBA) was linked by federal prosecutors to a bribery scandal that has engu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 9th, 2019

CONSTRUCTION ROUNDUP: Holt completes rehab facility

● SKANSKA – WALSH LaGuardia work earns sustainability nod Skanska, lead partner in the Skanska-Walsh construction joint venture for the LaGuardia Airport Terminal B Redevelopment, announced that the .....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyAug 30th, 2019

Developer of Amazon’s newest Boston office secures $435M construction loan

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Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 18th, 2019

Boston multifamily development combines a historic warehouse with a new, modern addition

100 Shawmut Avenue is a new 138-unit condominium community under construction in Boston’s South End Landmark District......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJun 17th, 2019

At Boston University’s dental school, ‘under construction’ won’t mean ‘closed for business’

On April 5, Shawmut Design and Construction broke ground on a 41,900-sf expansion and 53,100-sf renovation of Boston University’s Goldman School of Dental Medicine. The building team that includes Smith Group JJR (design architect, SE, MEP), Compass .....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkApr 27th, 2018

Massachusetts asked to remove Steve Wynn from casino license

Massachusetts gambling regulators plan to hold a public hearing before deciding if casino mogul Steve Wynn should be removed from the license his company received to operate a resort casino under construction near Boston......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 12th, 2018

Amazon"s HQ2 bidding war: "You can"t give away $5 billion. You just can"t," says Boston mayor

Amazon hasn't approached Boston officials about incentives for its planned second headquarters, Mayor Marty Walsh said this week, as other regions and cities on the list of finalists keep engaging in a nationwide bidding war for the online retail g.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 12th, 2018

Amazon"s HQ2 bidding war: "You can"t give away $5 billion. You just can"t," says Boston mayor.

Amazon hasn't approached Boston officials about incentives for its planned second headquarters, Mayor Marty Walsh said this week, as other regions and cities on the list of finalists keep engaging in a nationwide bidding war for the online retail g.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 11th, 2018

Electrical contractors benefit by embracing innovations in the field

Portland will soon be home to the tallest wood building in North America. Project^, Home Forward, Walsh Construction Co, and StructureCraft are collaborating on the Framework building in the Pearl District, the first high-rise building made from woo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 1st, 2018

Regulators agree to remove Steve Wynn from casino license

Massachusetts casino regulators have agreed to remove Steve Wynn from the license his former company was issued to operate a resort under construction near Boston......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 7th, 2018