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Magnificent Rowes Wharf townhouse can access hotel amenities

At home in one of Boston’s most luxurious buildings on the Waterfront, this elegant, two-level townhouse is the result of a...

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Waterfront condo maximizes space

Waterfront condo maximizes space

The Mariner at 300 Commercial St. is a premier residential building on Boston’s Waterfront, and its views from the 11th story roof deck say it all – spectacular. Encompassing nearly 360 degrees of unobstructed views in all directions, from Boston Harbor and the Harbor Islands, to Seaport to Downtown, the Financial District, the North End to Charlestown, they are some of the best in... Read Full Story

Back Bay penthouse duplex has phenomenal terrace, views

Back Bay penthouse duplex has phenomenal terrace, views

When the exclusive Carlton House at 2 Commonwealth Ave. in the Back Bay, overlooking the Public Garden, was constructed in 1981, the 18-story brick and stone building housed just 53 residences on the upper 10 floors. The architectural firm of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill designed the building to complement the adjacent Ritz Carlton Hotel, built in 1927. It expanded into the new building. (In... Read Full Story

South End duplex has contemporary flair

South End duplex has contemporary flair

Now that the snow has almost disappeared and spring is finally here, it’s time to get out and about and walk around the city. And, few neighborhoods are as easy to navigate and enjoy than the South End. Directly off the intersection of Berkeley and Tremont streets, not far from Restaurant Row, 15 Warren Ave. offers the opportunity for new homeowners to take full advantage of the many options... Read Full Story

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Mandarin Oriental residence is a spectacular April sale

Mandarin Oriental residence is a spectacular April sale

A magnificent Back Bay condominium with two-plus bedrooms and 2,494 square feet of living space at the Residences at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, 776 Boylston St., was sold April 2 for $5,500.000. The sale, which was $505,000 above the listing price, breaks out to $2,205 per square foot. Michael Harper of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Itzkan & Marchiel was the listing broker for this... Read Full Story

EMK Institute designed to educate, inspire

EMK Institute designed to educate, inspire

The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate is a striking contemporary building on the campus of UMass/Boston on Columbia Point in Dorchester, and adjacent to another architectural gem, the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library. The Edward M. Kennedy Institute opened last month amid great ceremony, with President Obama and the First Lady, Vice President Biden and a host of... Read Full Story

Mansion with heritage garden is spectacular Beacon Hill sale

Mansion with heritage garden is spectacular Beacon Hill sale

One of Beacon Hill’s grandest homes with one of the largest hidden gardens has been sold. Lili Banani of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Itzkan & Marchiel was both the listing broker and the selling broker for this spectacular home at 28 Mount Vernon St., not far from the State House. It sold for $6.6 million Feb. 27. This home is particularly large. Built in 1820, it incorporated the... Read Full Story

February sees higher median prices but fewer sales

February sees higher median prices but fewer sales

In the shortest month of the year, condo sales fell dramatically from 214 in January to 169 in February in the 11 areas covered by Boston Homes. For the same period last year, 219 sales were recorded in February. In addition, the median selling price for a condo in February in Boston was higher than a month earlier. February’s median selling price of $570,000 was for a 538-square-foot unit with... Read Full Story

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Stay Cool for Next to Nothing: Power Down the AC on National Ceiling Fan Day

Stay Cool for Next to Nothing: Power Down the AC on National Ceiling Fan Day

(NewsUSA) – The kids are back in school, football season is starting and fall is around the corner, which means it is time to turn down the air conditioner and rely a little more on your ceiling fan to save energy and money.
This September 18 marks th…


Every Room Tells a Story if You Set the Stage

Every Room Tells a Story if You Set the Stage

(NewsUSA) – Remember the last time you walked into a professionally designed home and marveled at its beauty? Chances are, the designer carefully planned the interior finishings — like crown mouldings and interior doors. While trim and doors have a ma…



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Roche Bros. to open flagship grocery in Downtown Crossing

Roche Bros. to open flagship grocery in Downtown Crossing

Roche Bros.’ long-awaited Downtown Crossing supermarket will open in the beautifully restored Burnham Building, once home to the Filene’s department store, at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 29. Located at 8 Summer St., this 25,000-square-foot market is the first large-scale grocery store to be built in this neighborhood. It will be open from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. Monday through Saturday and from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday. Roche Bros. was founded in Roslindale Square in 1952 by brothers Pat and Bud Roche, and today, Pat’s sons Rick and Ed are the CEO and COO of their 21-stores – Roche Bros.,... Read Full Blog Post

New Jamaica Plain condo is striking

New Jamaica Plain condo is striking

An extraordinary condo created within a 19th century Colonial Revival home at 23 Eliot St. in Jamaica Plain is not far from Jamaica Pond. Janet Deegan of Deegan Cervone & Associates of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage has listed the nine-room, 4,083-square-foot home at $2.175 million. The first level includes a large media room with a wet bar, a fridge and a microwave, plus a full bath with radiant-heated flooring. Stairs and an elevator start here too. A bedroom with a walk-in closet, another bath with a radiant-heated floor and a large mahogany deck are on the second level, but it... Read Full Blog Post