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Boston firms cautious over Martin Walsh victory

Now it’s real. Martin J. Walsh, a man who has represented organized labor for much of his life, is going to be mayor of Boston and responsible for making decisions that will affect thousands of companies in a fast-growing city.

After his victory, business owners in many sectors are worried about the potential impact on everything from taxes to building rules. They are concerned about the new mayor’s ability to create more moderately priced housing, better transportation options, and opportunities for minority-owned companies.

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