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New 8 Story Complex on Cambridge Street

Posted 11 March 2015 | By | Categories: Boston Condos | No Comments

View image | gettyimages.com The Beacon Hill Civic Association Zoning and Licensing Committee recently held an informal meeting to discuss preliminary plans to demolish a two story building located at 156 Cambridge St. The building is currently home to the Beacon Hill Athletic Club and Seoul restaurant. Preliminary plans calls for a development of an 8 story building which would accommodate an extended stay hotel and other mixed use spaces. The preliminary plans call for 70 extended stay hotel suites, 2 levels of underground parking, a restaurant and more. Some members indicated some objection to the height of the proposed building in

41 ACRE “SUPERPARK” DEVELOPMENT PLANS FOR OLD GENERAL DYNAMICS SITE

Posted 18 February 2015 | By | Categories: Boston Condos | No Comments

Normandy Real Estate Partners has announced plans to expand its existing 13 acre office park in Needham to a 41 acre “superpark,” with commercial office space, residential and retail that’s designed to be “a catalyst for creativity.” Development costs could top $300 million at full buildout, for an additional 450,000 square feet of development, said Mark Roopenian, principal with Normandy Real Estate Partners, who handles development and leasing in Massachusetts. Normandy Real Estate Partners, based in New Jersey, has a Boston office and is developing what Roopenian calls the Center 128 East office park at 400 First Ave. in Needham. That park

Silverleaf in Scottsdale

Posted 21 October 2014 | By | Categories: Scottsdale | No Comments

There is no doubt that the Silverleaf development, located in the canyons of North Scottsdale’s McDowell Mountain, represents the absolute ultimate in luxurious golf course living.  Silverleaf encompasses over 8300 acres, with more than 4600 dedicated to open spaces. The children who live in Silverleaf attend the award winning Scottsdale Unified School District. Scottsdale, Phoenix, Sedona/Oak Creek Canyons are all close by. World Class shopping

Tips to Survive Retirement

Posted 21 October 2014 | By | Categories: Scottsdale | No Comments

Long before you retire, you need to know all the details of what your income and expenses are going to be after that lucky day finally gets here. You need to develop a basic plan that calls out what amount of money you need to be putting away for each of your major expenses. Of course you will also need to have an approximate time

Where Not/Where to Retire

Posted 21 October 2014 | By | Categories: Scottsdale | No Comments

I guess it’s no secret that most people who are preparing to retire have their lists of wants and don’t wants. It seems like every year every financial paper or magazine publishes the best places to retire and those that are not so great. The people at MoneyRates.com put together a list of the 10 worst places to retire to. They took into consideration factors

WHAT TO DO BETWEEN 55 & 65 FOR A BETTER AND HAPPIER RETIREMENT

Posted 21 October 2014 | By | Categories: Scottsdale | No Comments

Retirement comes to us fast, even before we realize it. Are you ready for it? By planning ahead, and starting with your values, retirement decisions do get easier. Here are some important action items for you to consider and work you way through: PRIORITIZE VALUES Money and Time are often interchangeable. Maybe you can retire earlier, and have more free time, but the trade off might entail living on

Sun City Rotary Helps Local Charities

Posted 21 October 2014 | By | Categories: Scottsdale | No Comments

Cheers to the Sun City Rotary Club for awarding $35,000 to area charities recently. Some of the most recent recipients were the  Boy Scouts of America, Doves, Grand Canyon University and Justa Center. However the Rotaries have given even more to organizations like   Benevilla’s Volunteer Home Services Program, Grand Canyon University’s College of Nursing and Health Care Professions, Justa Center, The PBS station  KAET Eight,  Sun City Home Owners Association’s Residents

Termite Inspections!

Posted 21 October 2014 | By | Categories: Scottsdale | No Comments

Mastotermes darwiniensis or Darwin Termite, is an extant species of Australian insect showing archedictyon wing venation. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) You have probably heard the adage “If you don’t have termites in Phoenix, you WILL have termites.” Termite inspections are required by lenders, whether or not you are buying a new or resale home. The Residential Resale Real Estate Purchase Contract states that during the inspection period: buyers

Evaluating Your Retirement Lifestyle Needs

Posted 21 October 2014 | By | Categories: Scottsdale | No Comments

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Affordable Boston Condos

Posted 18 October 2014 | By | Categories: Boston Condos | No Comments

The Baker Chocolate complex English: Lower Mills Village, Massachusetts, spanning both sides of the Neponset River between Milton (on the right) and City of Boston (Dorchester) (on the left). These buildings were once part of the Walter Baker Chocolate Factory. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)                   Boston Condo prices are competitively pressured upwards. However, a cheaper alternative in a nice neighborhood feel is The Baker Chocolate complex. The 14-acre village along the Neponset River in Dorchester has some newer luxury condos that start at just $450,000. Whereby it is near impossible to find anything near $500,000 along the Charles. The owners in the old brick factory

What is Bostons Tallest Residence?

Posted 17 October 2014 | By | Categories: Boston Condos | No Comments

Soon it will be Millennium Tower. First Boston Realty International, LLC is pleased to announce a new development in Boston’s Downtown Crossing Midtown District. The new Boston luxury condo development; Millennium Tower is located on the historic Washington Street in Boston. Residents will get five-star luxury services and amenities, including 24-hour concierge and valet service, fully equipped state-of-the-art fitness facility, indoor lap pool and spa, cinema, private dining room, billiards room, fully landscaped and furnished outdoor terrace, and a fully serviced residents lounge with bar and food service. 442 exclusive luxury condos including one, two, and three bedroom condos, plus penthouse residences.

Batchyard Apartments

Posted 10 October 2014 | By | Categories: Boston Condos | No Comments

Batch Yard apartment complex which is a renovation of the old Charlestown Chew Candy Factory, hosted its grand opening on Oct. 1, drawing more than 300 people. Leasing started in August and 43 of the Batch Yard’s 328 apartments are spoken for. Of the 285 apartments left, the rents start at the following: Studio: $1,605 · 1-BR with open floorplan: $1,905 · 1-BR with closed floorplan: $2,125 · 1-BR with den: $2,295 · 2-BR: $2,680 · 2-BR with den: $3,985 · 3-BR: $3,180 Amenities: A pool for swimming, deck for lounging and summer-time grilling | Roof deck views of Boston’s finest | Outdoor media center for midnight movies |

Boston’s Confusing Streets

Posted 07 October 2014 | By | Categories: Boston Condos | No Comments

Boston was named as one of the more confusing towns in the world. Above even Venice by the Huffington Post recently. Navigating the Boston streets is a confused adventure for the uninitiated. Winding, crooked streets, some old timers would say are formerly cow paths,make no sense. English: Map of neighborhoods in Boston. 日本語: ボストン市の地区 (neighborhood) の位置図 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The post Boston’s Confusing Streets appeared first on Boston Luxe Market Analysis.

The Leather District

Posted 01 October 2014 | By | Categories: Boston Condos | No Comments

Located near South Street, between the Financial District and Chinatown and is bordered by Kneeland Street to the south, Essex Street to the north, Atlantic Avenue to the east and Lincoln Street to the west is This Leather District. This neighborhood is an officially named national historical neighborhood. It is so named because the leather industry dominated the area when it was first developed in 1883. The Leather District – Wikipedia photo Today the buildings have been renovated and what was once manufacturing buildings are now beautiful condominiums and lofts. Such is the newly constructed 210 South Street lofts. This complex now

Real Estate in Boston

Posted 23 September 2014 | By | Categories: Boston Condos | No Comments

  English: Hampton Inn & Suites viewed from the convention center in Austin, Texas (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The post Real Estate in Boston appeared first on Boston Luxe Market Analysis.

Was the Band Boston Reallty From Boston?

Posted 18 September 2014 | By | Categories: Boston Condos | No Comments

Have you ever wondered if the band Boston is actually from Boston? According to WikiPedia : Boston is an American rock band from Boston, Massachusetts, that achieved its most notable successes during the 1970s and 1980s. Centered on guitarist, keyboardist, songwriter, and producer Tom Scholz, the band is a staple of classic rock radio playlists.[2] Boston’s best-known works include the songs “More Than a Feeling”, “Peace of Mind”, “Foreplay/Long Time”, “Rock and Roll Band”, “Smokin’”, “Don’t Look Back”, and “Amanda”. It has sold over 31 million albums in the United States, of which 17 million were for its self-titled debut album and

Sepai at Ink Block Floor Plans Bostons South End

Posted 12 September 2014 | By | Categories: Boston Condos | No Comments

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Waterside Place

Posted 25 August 2014 | By | Categories: Boston Condos | No Comments

Oversized windows flood your home with natural light while providing one-of-a-kind views of Boston Harbor and the city’s skyline at Open floor plans give each residence an airy and spacious feel, offering maximum flexibility and room to add your own personal touches.We did more than create one of Boston’s most sustainable and green addresses — we put the power of green living directly in your hands, allowing you to control your energy consumption, your comfort and your costs.Single-height countertops create an elegant and open space, ideal for dining and entertaining. var srp_listing_values = { lat: ‘42.3482644’, lng: ‘-71.04154919999996’, address: ‘ 505 Congress

Where are Some Pet Friendly Boston Apartments?

Posted 28 February 2014 | By | Categories: Boston Condos | No Comments

I need to find a nice Boston apartment that is dog friendly. Are there many of these in Boston? We did some reach and found some dog friendly apartments. You will find there are many that have size and breed restrictions. Plus many charge a monthly security fee. Below is just a partial lists of Pet friendly complexes: For assistance in your search contact Maxwell Burke Broker/Owner at Boston Luxe at his email: maxwell@bostonluxe.com  or call his Cell: (617) 543 – 7754  or call his office: (617) 267-4600 The Back Bay Neighborhood The Colonnade Residences-One dog per unit with no weight limit, but there are Breed Restrictions and there is no pet Fee. One Back Bay-1 dog per unit, There is a 50 pound weight limit along with breed restrictions. Garrison Square Apartments-75 lb. weight limit, limit of 2 dogs per unit with combined limit of 75 lb. Pet Fees: Dogs 50 lb. $100 per month, 50-75 lb $150 per month, breed restrictions. Seven Fifty-Five Boylston- Dogs on a case by case basis The Greenhouse Apartments-25 pound weight limit, no breed restrictions. The Lofts at Atlantic Wharf-There is no weight limit, but there are breed restrictions and a security deposit. Christopher Columbus Plaza Apartments-Smaller dogs weight limit, breed restrictions, inquire about the mandatory fee. Boston’s Seaport/Innovation District and South Boston Factory 63-There are no breed restrictions, but do call for details. ..Park Lane Seaport-You may have 2 pets per unit, with a combined weight of 75 pound with breed restrictions. Small dogs $75 month/ larger dogs $100 per month. 50 West Broadway There is no weight limit. But there are breed restrictions. South End The Marais- Call for Details on Pets Lofts at East Berkeley-Call for Details 601 Albany Apartments- Call for Details James Court Apartments-One Dog is allowed per unit with a 55 Pound Weight Limit along with breed restrictions. Charlestown Harborview Navy Yard-There a 2 dog limit with no weight limit with breed restrictions and fees. Mezzo Design Lofts- 80 lb weight limit, there is a fenced dog park across  the street. Cambridge Archstone Kendall Square-1 Dog per unit with a 65 lb. weight limit. A few courtyard apartment allow larger breeds. Monthly pet fee of $75 and there are breed restrictions. Archstone Northpoint 2 dog max per unit with no weight restrictions, but there are breed Restrictions. Fees are  $100 per month per dog. Third Square Apartments-Dog and Cat Friendly. There are no weight restrictions, but there are breed restrictions. You are allowed 2 dogs per unit with a $85 per month fee per dog plus a security security deposit. Watermark Cambridge-There is a pet fee of $50 for cats, and $100 for dogs. There is a maximum of two pets per home, up to 65 pounds each. And there are breed restrictions. Loft 23-Two dogs are allowed per apartment with a 50lb limit. There are breed restrictions. Monthly pet fee are $20 per cat and $75 per dog. 1330 Boylston Apartments-Larger Dogs Accepted Check on Breed […]