Massachusetts

October 26, 2003, 9am PST
A veteran developer in Boston is planning to sell a large and strategically located site, which could speed up development in a key part of the city.
The Boston Globe
October 24, 2003, 10am PDT
A study analyzes why talent is leaving the Greater Boston area and what can be done to retain the dynamic labor force.
Greater Boston Chamber Of Commerce
October 22, 2003, 12pm PDT
Gov. Mitt Romney criticized Massachusetts cities for obstructing efforts to build housing and commercial projects.
Boston Herald
October 20, 2003, 7am PDT
State officials are making changes to 40B, the Massachusetts' anti-snob zoning law, in efforts to boost housing supply.
The Boston Globe
October 16, 2003, 6am PDT
Commercial properties in the suburban fringe of Boston are headed on a downward spiral, as vacancy rates skyrocket.
The Boston Globe
October 3, 2003, 1pm PDT
Applying Smart Growth in Cape Cod entails major changes in the waste water treatment infrastructure.
The Boston Globe
October 2, 2003, 12pm PDT
As transit improvement projects fall behind schedule in Boston, several groups are trying to get to the bottom of it.
The Boston Globe
September 22, 2003, 6am PDT
The recent decision to allow Boston public housing residents to choose the developments where they live evokes memories of Boston's rocky past with desegregation programs.
The Boston Globe
September 21, 2003, 9am PDT
In efforts to curb overcrowding in schools, suburbs in Eastern Massachusetts are 'child-proofing' their neighborhoods by limiting multifamily construction to one to two bedroom units. Critics assert that the measure would leave low and moderate income fam
The Boston Globe
September 20, 2003, 5am PDT
The San Francisco Chronicle offers a lucid run-down on Massachusetts' efforts to recover money from Big Dig cost overruns.
The San Francisco Chronicle
September 19, 2003, 6am PDT
Developers of the biggest subdivision ever proposed in a small Vermont town are proposing to change an ordinance designed to slow growth.
The Boston Globe
September 17, 2003, 1pm PDT
Lawyers and a defunct real estate company agree to what is the largest settlement for a childhood lead poisoning case in the state of Massachusetts--raising awareness of the dangers of lead-based paint to landlords statewide.
The Boston Globe
September 6, 2003, 1pm PDT
Governor Romney is considering cutting off spending to protect open space in Massachusetts.
The Boston Globe
September 4, 2003, 12pm PDT
Organized labor helps push for sustainable energy practices.
The Boston Globe
August 30, 2003, 7am PDT
Efforts to increase age-restricted, elderly affordable housing is being met with increasing opposition in Framingham, MA.
The Boston Globe
August 28, 2003, 6am PDT
A new community school is a symbol of ongoing renewal, in what was once one of the most violent neighborhoods in Boston.
The Boston Globe
August 27, 2003, 6am PDT
Excavations and rehab work on 130-old Trinity Church, in Boston, MA, reveal architectural and engineering marvels.
The Boston Globe
August 24, 2003, 1pm PDT
A town in Cape Cod, MA is trying to declare itself a 'district of critical planning concern' in efforts to slow growth in the area.
The Boston Globe
August 23, 2003, 9am PDT
In an effort to limit "frivolous lawsuits," the governor of Masschusetts is proposing to limit the public's right to challenge select waterfront developments, leaving stakeholders wary.
The Boston Globe
August 20, 2003, 12pm PDT
Conflicted residents of an exclusive Boston neighborhood assert not being against homelessness, and meanwhile propose a fence to keep them out.
The Boston Globe