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.
Donovan Returns to Entrepreneurial Mode
Boston—For Peter Donovan, the convergence of investment sales and real estate finance represents an exciting new frontier.
Nightmare at Pond View Village
GLOUCESTER, MASS. - Bob Gillis has learned the hard way about the risks of building and selling highend condominiums. “It’s a tough business, and you have to have the nerves for it,” he said.
Stricken by falling attendance and a major scandal, the Catholic Archdiocese of Boston is closing 65 parishes. As other cities grapple with the same problem, what becomes of America's urban churches?