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In a Back Bay nook, a new hotel project moves forward again

Developers have filed updated plans with the Boston Planning & Development Agency to build a 21-story, 300-room hotel at the former Red Lantern restaurant in Back Bay.

Wu plan to hike affordable housing requirements gets praise, pushback ahead of key hearing

The plan would increase the amount of affordable units required in new buildings, though developers say it would squelch construction.

Greater Boston YMCA taking a look at its properties, to see what might become more than simply a Y

The nonprofit has hired a real estate firm to study the development potential of its sites in Boston and several nearby suburbs.

Watertown Mall latest to potentially become ... lab space

Don’t worry, though, the Target and RMV will stay put.

Cape bridge repairs highlight how the housing crunch has made commutes worse

The share of workers commuting from the mainland has roughly doubled in six years as housing costs push people farther from their jobs.

‘A key strategy’: Advocates seek $250 million from Legislature to shore up Mass. rent relief program

Advocates are urging lawmakers to set aside $250 million to bolster a key program that helped stave off a feared wave of evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Three years after the Top of the Hub closed, View Boston takes its place

View Boston, an observatory, open-air terrace, and immersive tour through the city’s nearly two dozen neighborhoods spans the top three floors of the Prudential Tower.

Mayor Wu’s big plans for Boston’s development agency have run up against an uncertain economy. But she’s pushing ahead.

Some people in the real estate world warn now is not the time to overhaul the powerful Boston Planning & Development Agency. The mayor disagrees.