Columnist

Paul McMorrow

Paul McMorrow is an associate editor at CommonWealth magazine, where he writes about state politics and public policy. Prior to CommonWealth, he covered commercial real estate and development at Banker & Tradesman. He previously wrote about local politics for Boston magazine and Boston’s Weekly Dig. He is also a regular contributor to BeerAdvocate magazine. His work has been recognized by the City and Regional Magazine Association, the New England Press Association and the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies.

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A housing model that can help middle class

By Paul McMorrow, Globe Columnist

A development project in Dorchester is picking a fight with the economics of Boston’s dysfunctional housing market.

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Boston’s BRA isn’t equipped to do its job

By Paul McMorrow, Globe Columnist

The Boston Redevelopment Authority isn’t set up to do the job it’s supposed to do, because its focus is upside-down.

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Making the Fairmount Line gentrification-proof

By Paul McMorrow, Globe Columnist

Boston is scrambling to find a way to harness the Fairmount Line’s economic potential without triggering runaway development.

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Marty Walsh takes the reins on Allston toll plaza project

By Paul McMorrow, Globe Columnist

The mayor is inserting himself into a dustup between transportation officials and Allston residents.