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Much-debated labs in Leather District and Fort Point win BPDA approval

The 11-story 125 Lincoln project prompted much public discussion, with some supporting the renovation that may lead to more affordable housing, and others concerned the project would create a wedge between two historic neighborhoods.

Labs in the Leather District? Some have their doubts, but divisive project goes to BPDA.

A long-debated lab project on edge of Leather District and Chinatown has won support for a strong proposal to help develop affordable housing.

Mortgage rates, inflation fears pump brakes on Greater Boston housing market

The region recorded the lowest October home sales in a decade, while prices have cooled considerably since hitting all-time highs earlier this year.

Boston’s lab boom is hitting the brakes

A report projects that 80 percent of proposed lab projects in region may be “curtailed” amid rising interest rates and a shaky economy.

Kendall Square remains a work in progress. Here’s what’s under construction.

The pace of work in Cambridge’s Kendall Square will accelerate in 2024, when MIT starts to demolish and reshape what’s called the Volpe Center, a 14-acre site between Broadway and Binney Street.

How a tweak to a popular rental voucher program is reshaping where people live in Boston

Three years ago, Boston asked the feds to make rental vouchers worth more in pricier neighborhoods, and the results have been striking.

Plans for former skating club site in Allston include more than 500 apartments and condos, plus a hotel

The developer hopes to begin construction by the end of next year on a project that will total nearly 600,000 square feet.

Redfin, a real estate broker, lays off 13 percent of its staff

The firings are Redfin’s latest effort to cut back as concerns grow about the housing market.