Tall Tower is Planned in Boston. What shadow will it cast?

There could be a new hurdle in the saga to redevelop the defunct Winthrop Square Garage: The 750-foot skyscraper planned for the site would cast long shadows over Boston Common and the Public Garden. And the shadows would violate state laws. The tower Millennium Partners wants to put up would […]

Airbnb Rentals Trigger Debate Over Housing Stock

Airbnb Inc. made a large slice of its money in the Boston area from properties that were rented for six months or longer in the past year, dwarfing the earnings of small-time casual hosts who are the face of the $30 billion online rental service’s lobbying campaign in Massachusetts, data […]