Title /blog/posts/2014/01/?format=rss A blog feed. en-US Fri, 31 Jan 2014 19:18:05 -0500 Twenty Two Liberty (Fan Pier) Update https://www.campionre.com/blog/posts/2014/01/31/twenty-two-liberty-fan-pier-update/ <div class="content blogText"> <p><span style="font-size:14px;"><a href="https://www.campionre.com/luxury_buildings/twenty-two-liberty-fan-pier" target="_blank">Twenty Two Liberty</a>&#39;s developers have just&nbsp;secured $116 million in construction financing&nbsp;</span></p> <p><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">About the project:</span></span></p> <ul><li><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">Twenty Two Liberty is the first new construction of luxury, water-view condominiums to be built in Boston since the launch of Battery Wharf (103 units) in 2009, when Battery Wharf was launched on Commercial Street with 103 units</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">Units will range is size from 500 square feet to 2,900 square feet</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">Prices will range from $700,000, or $1,400 per square foot, with units on the upper levels priced at more than $2,000 per square foot</span></span></li> </ul><p><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;"><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); line-height: 20px;">Read more from the <a href="https://www.bizjournals.com/boston/real_estate/2014/01/fallon-inks-116m-loan-to-build-condos.html?ana=e_bost_real&amp;s=newsletter&amp;ed=2014-01-31" target="_blank">Boston Business Journal</a></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;"><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); line-height: 20px;"><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/4965/blog/misc/content_twenty_two_liberty.jpg" style="width: 350px; height: 288px;" class="featured"></span></span></span></p> </div> Luxury Buildings New Construction & Developments Luxury Homes & Condos Fri, 31 Jan 2014 19:18:05 -0500 Campion and Company Exclusive Listings: Stunning Mandarin Oriental Residence https://www.campionre.com/blog/posts/2014/01/29/campion-and-company-exclusive-listings-stunning-mandarin-oriental-residence/ <div class="content blogText"> <p>Awe-inspiring <a href="/luxury_buildings/the-mandarin-oriental/" target="_blank">Mandarin Oriental Residence</a> set on the 11th floor. This stunning 2+ bed, 2.5 bath home commands premium Back Bay, Charles River &amp; Downtown Views from corner exposure and two private terraces. Wrapped in floor-to-ceiling windows, the expansive living/dining room, custom Poggenpohl kitchen, sunlit sitting room and handsome library are dedicated to entertaining on a grand and fluid scale. Two bedroom suites create a luxurious urban escape from the bustling streets of Back Bay below, including the master with custom walk-in closet, private sauna and sumptuous bathroom with soaking tub beneath a curved wall of glass overlooking its private terrace. Contemporary gas fireplaces and the highest quality of finishes highlight this spectacular showpiece, as well a Crestron Audio/Video Control System, motorized window treatments, custom lighting and laundry room. As a resident, enjoy access to all of The Mandarin&#39;s Five-Star amenities as well as Deeded Storage and 2 Garage Parking.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><a href="/luxury_buildings/the-mandarin-oriental/" target="_blank">See All Mandarin Oriental Residences for Sale</a></span></p> <p><a href="https://wickedlocalbostonhomes.com/2014/01/boston-real-estate/back-bay-condo-at-mandarin-oriental-boston-is-impressive/" target="_blank"><img alt="" class="featured featured" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/4965/blog/misc/content_Mandarin_Oriental_Condo_1.jpg" style="width: 550px; height: 685px; border-width: 2px; border-style: solid; margin: 2px;"></a></p> <p><a href="https://wickedlocalbostonhomes.com/2014/01/boston-real-estate/back-bay-condo-at-mandarin-oriental-boston-is-impressive/" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/4965/blog/misc/content_Mandarin_Oriental_Condo_2.jpg" style="width: 550px; height: 626px; border-width: 2px; border-style: solid; margin: 2px;"></a></p> <p><strong>Click <a href="/luxury_buildings/the-mandarin-oriental/" target="_blank">here</a> to see&nbsp;Mandarin Oriental Condos and other luxury residences sold by Campion and Company</strong></p> </div> Boston Real Estate Campion & Company Exclusive Listings Back Bay Luxury Buildings Wed, 29 Jan 2014 20:20:00 -0500 Millennium Tower Website Launched! https://www.campionre.com/blog/posts/2014/01/29/millennium-tower-website-launched/ <p>According to its&nbsp;<a href="https://mtboston.com" target="_blank">new website</a>,&nbsp;Millennium Tower&nbsp;in Boston&#39;s Downtown Crossing will commence sales in the autumn of 2014.</p> <p><a href="https://www.campionre.com/luxury_buildings/millennium-tower" target="_blank">Click here</a> for more information on Boston&#39;s newest luxury development designed to deliver a high-end urban residential experience.&nbsp;</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/4965/blog/misc/content_Millennium_Tower_Millennium_Partners.jpg" style="width: 304px; height: 486px;" class="featured"></p> Boston Real Estate Luxury Buildings Wed, 29 Jan 2014 17:20:56 -0500 Is the North Station area Boston's next "It" neighborhood? https://www.campionre.com/blog/posts/2014/01/28/is-the-north-station-area-boston-s-next-it-neighborhood/ <p><span style="font-size: 16px">Is the <span style="color: #333399"><a href="https://maps.google.com/maps?client=safari&amp;ie=UTF-8&amp;q=north+station+boston&amp;fb=1&amp;gl=us&amp;hq=North+Station+boston&amp;cid=9820579619817389177&amp;ei=TSDpUoqdKtXUsAThgoGYBA&amp;ved=0CMYBEPwS" target="_blank"><span style="color: #333399">North Station area</span></a></span> Boston&#39;s next "it" neighborhood?</span></p> <p><span style="color: #333399"><a href="https://www.campionre.com/waterfront" target="_blank"><span style="color: #333399">Seaport</span></a></span> is up-and-coming; <span style="color: #333399"><a href="https://www.campionre.com/fenway" target="_blank"><span style="color: #333399">Fenway</span></a></span> is transforming; East Boston and South Boston are undeniably evolving. But what neighborhood is flourishing? According to companies like Nickerson PR and Colliers International, the North Station area is, in fact, Boston&#39;s next "it" neighborhood.</p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px">Factors fueling this growth and transforming the neighborhood include:</span></p> <ul><li><span style="font-size: 14px">Transit-oriented development</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px">Construction of brand new retail spaces that will transform this Boston neighborhood into a hub for shopping</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px">Luxury Residential Projects</span> <ul><li>Lovejoy Wharf, the future home of Converse Headquarters, with a $230 million planned redevelopment that includes 175 condominiums</li> <li><a href="https://www.cbtarchitects.com/architecture/mixed-use/index.php?id=73" target="_blank">The Merano</a>,&nbsp;a 600,000-square-foot, mixed-use project that will include ground-level retail with office, hotel and 200 luxury apartments</li> <li><a href="https://www.cbtarchitects.com/initiatives/works-in-progress/index.php?id=300" target="_blank">Nashua Street Residences</a>, an approximately 600,000-square-foot residential project that will include 503 units and 2-level public retail arcade</li> <li><a href="https://www.simpsonpropertygroup.com/apartments/boston-apartments/downtown-boston-apartments/the-victor/home" target="_blank">The Victor Apartments</a>, a 366,000-square-foot development with 286 apartments as well as 17,000 square feet of retail space</li> <li><a href="https://www.bostonredevelopmentauthority.org/projects/development-projects/the-boston-garden" target="_blank">The Boston Garden</a>, a 1.87-million-square-foot, mixed-use project that&nbsp;would connect to TD Garden and the MBTA&#39;s North Station, and rise over Causeway Street and the Zakim Bridge in three new towers</li> </ul></li> </ul><p><a href="https://www.bostonredevelopmentauthority.org/projects/development-projects/the-boston-garden" target="_blank"><img alt="Boston Redevelopment Authority" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/4965/blog/misc/content_thebostongardenpnf-34_600.jpg" style="width: 500px;height: 333px;margin: 2px;border-width: 1px;border-style: solid;float: left" class="featured"></a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Read more <span style="color: #333399"><a href="https://bostinno.streetwise.co/channels/bostons-hottest-new-neighborhood-is/" target="_blank"><span style="color: #333399">here</span></a></span>.</p> Boston Real Estate News Boston Neighborhoods Tue, 28 Jan 2014 14:53:35 -0500 Boston Real Estate: 2013 by the Numbers https://www.campionre.com/blog/posts/2014/01/14/boston-real-estate-2013-by-the-numbers/ <div class="content blogText" style="margin: 0px 0px 1.5em;padding: 0px;border: 0px;font-family: inherit;font-size: inherit;font-style: inherit;font-variant: inherit;line-height: inherit;vertical-align: baseline"> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 1.3em;padding: 0px;border: 0px;font-family: inherit;font-size: inherit;font-style: inherit;font-variant: inherit;line-height: inherit;vertical-align: baseline"> <strong><span style="font-size: 16px">Boston Real Estate Recap: 2013</span></strong></p> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 1.3em;padding: 0px;border: 0px;font-family: inherit;font-size: inherit;font-style: inherit;font-variant: inherit;line-height: inherit;vertical-align: baseline"> 2013 was a year for sellers rather than buyers, particularly in regards to luxury condos in downtown Boston. As condo inventory in Boston reached lows not seen since the 1990s, prices were kept high and bidding wars once again became a common occurrence. We expect the seller&#39;s market to continue into next year because many condos now in the pipeline, such as Millennium Partners&#39; <span style="color: #333399"><a href="https://www.campionre.com/luxury_buildings/millennium-tower/" target="_blank"><span style="color: #333399">Millennium Tower</span></a></span>, won&#39;t be ready for another year or two.</p> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 1.3em;padding: 0px;border: 0px;font-family: inherit;font-size: inherit;font-style: inherit;font-variant: inherit;line-height: inherit;vertical-align: baseline"> <span style="margin: 0px;padding: 0px;border: 0px;font-family: inherit;font-size: 16px;font-style: inherit;font-variant: inherit;line-height: inherit;vertical-align: baseline"> <span style="margin: 0px;padding: 0px;border: 0px;font-family: inherit;font-size: inherit;font-style: inherit;font-variant: inherit;line-height: inherit;vertical-align: baseline;color: #ff0000"> Top Real Estate Brokers in Back Bay</span></span></p> <table border="1" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="334"><tbody><tr><td style="width: 163px"><strong>Rank</strong></td> <td style="width: 282px"><strong>Dollar value of&nbsp;<em>sold and listed&nbsp;</em>Back Bay properties in 2013</strong></td> </tr><tr><td style="width: 163px">#1&nbsp;<strong style="font-family: inherit;font-size: inherit;font-style: inherit;font-variant: inherit;line-height: inherit">Tracy Campion</strong></td> <td style="width: 282px">$214,698,500</td> </tr><tr><td style="width: 163px">#2</td> <td style="width: 282px">$53,357,000</td> </tr><tr><td style="width: 163px">#3</td> <td style="width: 282px">$50,928,000</td> </tr><tr><td style="width: 163px">#4</td> <td style="width: 282px">$47,565,000</td> </tr><tr><td style="width: 163px">#5</td> <td style="width: 282px">$22,575,000</td> </tr><tr><td style="width: 163px">#6</td> <td style="width: 282px">$22,442,500</td> </tr><tr><td style="width: 163px">#7</td> <td style="width: 282px">$21,662,500</td> </tr><tr><td style="width: 163px">#8</td> <td style="width: 282px">$21,160,999</td> </tr><tr><td style="width: 163px">#9</td> <td style="width: 282px">$17,210,000</td> </tr><tr><td style="width: 163px">#10</td> <td style="width: 282px">$15,272,500</td> </tr></tbody></table><p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <p>Read more on <a href="https://boston.curbed.com/archives/2014/01/back-bays-top-real-estate-brokers-in-2013.php" target="_blank">Curbed Boston</a></p> <hr><p><span style="font-size: 16px"><span style="color: #ff0000">Top Real Estate Offices in Boston</span></span></p> <p><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/4965/blog/misc/content_Campion_and_Company_2013_Sales.jpg" style="width: 417px;height: 511px" class="featured"></p> <hr><p><span style="font-size: 14px">What to expect in 2014</span></p> <p>In 2013, the Massachusetts housing market experienced one of its best performances in recent history with sales rising to pre-recession levels and prices climbing rapidly. But could higher mortgage rates and lower numbers of homes up for sale put a damper on hopes for 2014?</p> Boston Real Estate News Back Bay Tue, 14 Jan 2014 14:19:13 -0500 Good News for the Future of Boylston Street https://www.campionre.com/blog/posts/2014/01/03/good-news-for-the-future-of-boylston-street/ <div class="print-logo" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: sans-serif; font-size: medium;"> <img alt="Boston Herald" class="print-logo featured" id="logo" name="logo" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/4965/blog/misc/logo.png" style="border: 0px;"></div> <div class="print-site_name" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: sans-serif; font-size: medium;"> <p>Unifying Boylston Street</p> <p>City budgets $300G to study ten blocks</p> <p>The Boston Redevelopment Authority is seeking a consultant to develop new design standards for the sidewalks of Boylston Street, one of Boston&#39;s major commercial streets.</p> <p>The BRA has budgeted $300,000 for the consultant to develop recommendations that will cover the sidewalks, including pavement materials, from the curb line to the building faces on both sides of the street in the 10-block area from the Fenway to Arlington Street in the Back Bay. In addition to improving sidewalk conditions of this main thoroughfare in Boston&#39;s Back Bay neighborhood, the 10-year reconstruction project will seek to preserve the distinct character of the pedestrian experience.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Read the article by Donna Goodison&nbsp;<a href="https://bostonherald.com/business/real_estate/2014/01/unifying_boylston_street" target="_blank">here</a>.&nbsp;</strong></p> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> Boston Real Estate News Back Bay Fri, 03 Jan 2014 18:13:51 -0500