Genzyme's current headquarters at 500 Kendall Square.

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Genzyme's current headquarters at 500 Kendall Square. The company will move to 50 Binney St. in 2018.

Genzyme moving to new Kendall Square headquarters in 2018

About 950 employees will move from one of the best-known landmarks in the city’s life science cluster to 50 Binney St. By Robert Weisman

A rendering of the proposed development at 136 Shawmut Ave. in the South End, on the site of the former Holy Trinity German Catholic church.

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Eye-popping design unveiled for condos in former South End church

An eight-story glass-and-steel building has been proposed at the former Holy Trinity German Catholic Church on Shawmut Avenue.

Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen said an increase in the interest rate may be coming.

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Simply by spending time with iRobot, Jeff Bezos gave employees a sense that they were on the right track.

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Ex-CIA operative Valerie Plame to be advisor for Boston-based firm

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Local venture capitalists said the gender bias trial against Kleiner Perkins sparked conversations about gender diversity in Mass.

Jury says Silicon Valley firm did not discriminate

SAN FRANCISCO — A jury decided Friday that a prestigious venture capital firm did not discriminate or retaliate against a female employee in a case that debated gender imbalance and working conditions for women in Silicon Valley.

SEIU president visits Boston to map out ‘Fight for $15’ march

Mary Kay Henry singled out local efforts as being “at the vanguard” of the growing movement to raise wages for low-income workers.

Yellen says rate increase may be warranted later this year

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen stressed that any rate increases would likely be very gradual.

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