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  • Trouble-Free Paint Performance

    As a custom painting contractor in the Boston market, Nigel Costolloe has spent a good part of his lifetime studying the way paint works. Paint problems, he says, most commonly point back to the way the house was built, the substrates prepped, or how the paint was applied, rather than to the paint...

  • Lenders Grow Cautious

    While construction financing remains affordable, many capital sources are beefing up their underwriting criteria this year.

  • Women in Lighting Design

  • Color Kinetics, Burlington, Massachusetts

    No matter how familiar a lighting designer might be with light-emitting diode (LED) technology, it is no easy task to outfit 42,000 square feet of space with LEDs as the main illumination source, particularly when ongoing advancements are a fundamental component of employing this lighting...

  • Q & A with Patrick Clancy, chief of The Community Builders of Boston

    PATRICK CLANCY leads one of the largest nonprofit affordable housing organizations in the country.

  • Lighting Design Rivals Merge

    On March 17, 2008, Available Light and Ted Mather Lighting Design merged their lighting design operations, leveraging each firm's strengths and experience and combining the talents of 14 lighting design and support professionals. The firm will move forward as Available Light and will maintain...

  • Boston Sees Increase in Homeless Families

    FOR THE THIRD YEAR in a row, the number of unaccompanied adult homeless individuals is down while family numbers have increased in Boston.

  • New Boston Changing Old Salem Jail Plan

    Salem, Mass. —Construction is slated to begin this May on the Old Salem Jail property.

  • Northeast and Mid-Atlantic At-A-Glance

    What ever happened to Boston’s high barriers to development? Builders finished 5,100 new apartments here in 2007, according to the research arm of Marcus & Millichap.

  • BofA Buys Countrywide

    Charlotte, N.C.—Bank of America announced plans to buy troubled home loan giant Countrywide for about $4 billion Jan. 11.