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Northeastern dorm, huge Charlestown project, and South End labs all get BPDA sign-off

The Boston Planning and Development Agency approved 2.4 million square feet of lab space at its March meeting.

Healey launches $1 million fund to help convert office buildings into housing

The governor is offering state funds to help municipal officials figure out which buildings might work best for these often tricky and costly conversions.

Wu’s rezoning effort gets first BPDA approval

The mayor’s “Squares + Streets” initiative aims to create more housing around transit in Boston.

Powerful realtor group agrees to slash commissions to settle lawsuits

The National Association of Realtors, a powerful organization that has set the guidelines for home sales for decades, has agreed to settle a series of lawsuits by paying $418 million in damages and by eliminating its rules on commissions.

Campbell wants to accelerate Milton housing lawsuit. Milton has other plans.

The attorney general has moved to have the high-profile lawsuit heard by the Supreme Judicial Court, this spring, to send a message to other towns considering plans of their own.

US contributes $335 million for realignment of Mass. Pike in Allston, critical financing for ‘transformational project’

The state still is expected to pay for the bulk of the project’s nearly $2 billion price tag, and Governor Maura Healey hopes to start work in 2027.

This Cape Cod golf course was going to be 300-plus apartments. Now, it’s set to be a private school.

The project ignited a contentious debate that pitted housing advocates and environmental interests against each other, and framed a broader conversation about the future of the Cape.


Revs stadium plan will finally get its day on Beacon Hill

After years of quiet lobbying, a bill to enable a soccer stadium on the Mystic River will get a public hearing within a month.