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Demand for life sciences lab space has slowed in Boston area and nationally, report says

Real estate giant JLL depicted an overbuilt market that is forcing building owners, who only recently commanded top dollar for premium lab space, to reduce rents and scramble for tenants.

New Volpe Transportation Center opens as part of $750 million deal between MIT and feds

The new transportation center is the first building to open in a mixed-use development in Kendall Square that will include research labs, retail, affordable housing, and open space.

Home prices are dropping in some places. Not Greater Boston.

August was one of the slowest months for the region’s housing market in recent decades, but our housing shortage is so acute that prices are still near record highs.

One Congress, Boston’s newest skyscraper, makes its debut

State Street Corp. will eventually occupy 27 floors across the 43-story, 1 million-square-foot skyscraper, and law firm K&L Gates and software company InterSystems will also call the tower home.

Massive Dorchester Bay City project gets green light from BPDA

The $5 billion, 21-building mixed-use project has long been in the works, with developers envisioning a climate-resilient mini-city on the site of the former Bayside Expo Center.

Photos: The past, present, and future along Dorchester Bay

See the site from its days as a convention center to its current use as a UMass Boston parking lot to its potential as a thriving urban center.

Wu unveils plans to revamp Boston’s decades-old rules for what can be built where

Boston's nearly 4,000-page zoning code will get an update for the first time in nearly six decades, the mayor said Wednesday.

Downtown, a rare building sale highlights the struggling office market

Synergy Investments has bought One Liberty for 17 percent less than previous owner paid a decade ago.