Title /blog/posts/2015/?format=rss A blog feed. en-US Thu, 17 Dec 2015 15:05:34 -0500 Living in Boston appeals to all ages https://www.campionre.com/blog/posts/2015/12/17/living-in-boston-appeals-to-all-ages/ <p>Boston is a city for residents of all ages.<br><br><strong>Empty Nesters</strong><br><br> From Boston.com: <a href="http://www.boston.com/real-estate/news/2015/12/16/boston-ranked-city-empty-nesters-will-flock/BKnDvqLy8UcZNGv44NmXjN/story.html#sthash.ItoTzlx4.bl7PMmKf.dpbs" target="_blank">Boston ranked No.1 city empty nesters will flock to in 2016</a><br><br> "Though you might think of Boston as a college town with mostly young professionals, the Hub has recently been on the radar for empty nesters who don&#39;t want to stay in huge suburban homes."<br><br> The article cites new rankings from Realtor.com with the top 10 cities empty nesters are likely to move to in 2016. For people aged 65 to 74, Boston was named as the city that they will most likely want to live. What are some of the factors attracting this demographic? Luxury building amenities -including elevators, single-floor living, fitness centers and spas, covered parking, doormen- and the promise of less maintenance. Walkability and the convenience of city living, as well as easy access to shops, restaurants and cultural venues, are also main drivers of this phenomenon.<br><br><br><strong>Millennials</strong><br><br> From Boston Business Journal: <a href="http://www.bizjournals.com/boston/real_estate/2015/12/boston-expected-to-be-one-of-americas-hottest.html?ana=fbk" target="_blank">Boston expected to be one of America&#39;s hottest housing markets for millennials in 2016</a><br><br> A recent projection from Realtor.com says that the Boston area will rank as the country&#39;s 4th-busiest market for homebuyers between the ages of 25 and 34. The suburbs are no longer the only promised land for the generation as employment growth and increasing income, as well as the liveliness and convenience of city living and driving more to call Boston home.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Boston Real Estate News Thu, 17 Dec 2015 15:05:34 -0500 Take a Virtual Tour along the Charles River https://www.campionre.com/blog/posts/2015/12/10/take-a-virtual-tour-along-the-charles-river/ <p>Google Maps, in conjunction with Boston&#39;s Charles River Conservancy, is introducing a special series of 360-degree Trekker images of the Charles River. The vantages range from the public paths in Boston and Cambridge to the middle of the river itself. Local Bostonians know the Charles as a place for all ages to go an play; its the site of the Head of the Charles, Boston&#39;s Fourth of July celebrations, countless concerts, public events, and more.</p> <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="450" src="https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m0!3m2!1sen!2sus!4v1449760808235!6m8!1m7!1s7GPHTYyvUMNbZbGHyLi8tA!2m2!1d42.35944983633717!2d-71.07326870158347!3f215.58606612993606!4f5.764896082479453!5f0.7820865974627469" style="border:0" width="600"></iframe></p> <p>Taken by Google&#39;s "Trekker" camera of the Charles River Esplanade.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Back Bay Thu, 10 Dec 2015 16:33:50 -0500 Spectacular Back Bay Townhouse Sale https://www.campionre.com/blog/posts/2015/12/04/spectacular-back-bay-townhouse-sale/ <h3><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/4965/blog/305_Commonwealth-Avenue__305commaveentry_800-M.jpg" style="margin-right: 10px; float: left; width: 260px; height: 390px;">Commonwealth Ave Townhouse Sells for over $10million</h3> <p>Offered for sale for the first time in almost 30 years, this masterpiece townhouse by architects Peabody and Stearns has now found a buyer. Located on Commonwealth Avenue&rsquo;s highly desirable Sunny Side, this expansive, 13,000+/- square foot home is rich in original detailing, containing graciously scaled formal entertaining rooms that remain a lasting testament to Gilded Age opulence. The home is currently configured with 9 bedrooms and a magnificent central staircase connecting the three main living and bedroom levels. A second staircase also connects to the expansive garden and top levels. Complete with an existing shaft for lift/potential elevator and parking court for two vehicles, this townhouse is a truly special property in the heart of Back Bay.&nbsp;</p> <p>Agents <a href="http://www.campionre.com/realestate/agent/tracy-campion/" target="_blank">Tracy Campion</a> and <a href="http://www.campionre.com/realestate/agent/bill-gehan/" target="_blank">Bill Gehan</a> represented the $10.1million transaction conducted via sealed bid process. <a href="http://www.campionre.com/listing/71917392/305-commonwealth-ave-boston-ma/" target="_blank">View the property here.</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.bizjournals.com/boston/real_estate/2015/12/this-opulent-commonwealth-avenue-home-just-sold.html?utm_source=feedburner&amp;utm_medium=feed&amp;utm_campaign=Feed%3A+bizj_boston+%28Boston+Business+Journal%29" target="_blank">Read about the sale in the Boston Business Journal</a>.</p> <p><a href="http://boston.curbed.com/tags/305-commonwealth-avenue" target="_blank">Read about the sale in Curbed Boston.</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/4965/blog/305_Commonwealth-Avenue__305commavediningfireplace_800-M.jpg" style="font-size: 0.7em; width: 300px; height: 426px;">&nbsp;<img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/4965/blog/305_Commonwealth-Avenue__305commaveexterior_800-M.jpg" style="width: 300px; height: 426px;"></p> Campion & Company Exclusive Listings Back Bay Fri, 04 Dec 2015 15:08:36 -0500 Back Bay Condo Sets New Sales Record https://www.campionre.com/blog/posts/2015/11/03/back-bay-condo-sets-new-sales-record/ <div class="date" style="box-sizing: content-box; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Roboto Condensed', sans-serif; line-height: 16px;"> <p class="generic-p-tag" style="margin-bottom: 0px; box-sizing: content-box; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;"> At $15.4 million dollars, a Back Bay condo has just set a new price record in Boston.</p> <p style="font-size: 11px; line-height: 14px;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-size: 11px; line-height: 14px;"><span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 16px;">The property, located at&nbsp;<a href="http://www.campionre.com/luxury_buildings/the-heritage-on-the-garden/" target="_blank">The Heritage on the Garden</a>, features over 5,000 square feet and direct views into Boston&#39;s Public Garden.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.campionre.com/realestate/agent/tracy-campion/" target="_blank">Tracy Campion</a>, the buyer&rsquo;s broker, confirmed the sale with Boston.com and said it is in an &ldquo;outstanding building overlooking the Public Garden with a side terrace.&rdquo; Daniel A. Mullin was the exlusive listing agent.</span></p> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p class="generic-p-tag" style="box-sizing: content-box; margin-bottom: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Roboto Condensed', sans-serif; line-height: 16px; text-align: center;"> <img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/4965/blog/photo-1.aspx.jpeg" style="width: 600px; height: 385px; float: left;"></p> <p class="generic-p-tag" style="box-sizing: content-box; margin-bottom: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Roboto Condensed', sans-serif; line-height: 16px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="generic-p-tag" style="box-sizing: content-box; margin-bottom: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Roboto Condensed', sans-serif; line-height: 16px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="generic-p-tag" style="box-sizing: content-box; margin-bottom: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Roboto Condensed', sans-serif; line-height: 16px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="generic-p-tag" style="box-sizing: content-box; margin-bottom: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Roboto Condensed', sans-serif; line-height: 16px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="generic-p-tag" style="box-sizing: content-box; margin-bottom: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Roboto Condensed', sans-serif; line-height: 16px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="generic-p-tag" style="box-sizing: content-box; margin-bottom: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Roboto Condensed', sans-serif; line-height: 16px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="generic-p-tag" style="box-sizing: content-box; margin-bottom: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Roboto Condensed', sans-serif; line-height: 16px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="generic-p-tag" style="box-sizing: content-box; margin-bottom: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Roboto Condensed', sans-serif; line-height: 16px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="generic-p-tag" style="box-sizing: content-box; margin-bottom: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Roboto Condensed', sans-serif; line-height: 16px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="generic-p-tag" style="box-sizing: content-box; margin-bottom: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Roboto Condensed', sans-serif; line-height: 16px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="generic-p-tag" style="box-sizing: content-box; margin-bottom: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Roboto Condensed', sans-serif; line-height: 16px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="generic-p-tag" style="box-sizing: content-box; margin-bottom: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Roboto Condensed', sans-serif; line-height: 16px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="generic-p-tag" style="box-sizing: content-box; margin-bottom: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Roboto Condensed', sans-serif; line-height: 16px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="generic-p-tag" style="box-sizing: content-box; margin-bottom: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Roboto Condensed', sans-serif; line-height: 16px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="generic-p-tag" style="box-sizing: content-box; margin-bottom: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Roboto Condensed', sans-serif; line-height: 16px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="generic-p-tag" style="box-sizing: content-box; margin-bottom: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Roboto Condensed', sans-serif; line-height: 16px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="generic-p-tag" style="box-sizing: content-box; margin-bottom: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Roboto Condensed', sans-serif; line-height: 16px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="generic-p-tag" style="box-sizing: content-box; margin-bottom: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Roboto Condensed', sans-serif; line-height: 16px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="generic-p-tag" style="box-sizing: content-box; margin-bottom: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Roboto Condensed', sans-serif; line-height: 16px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="generic-p-tag" style="box-sizing: content-box; margin-bottom: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Roboto Condensed', sans-serif; line-height: 16px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="generic-p-tag" style="box-sizing: content-box; margin-bottom: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Roboto Condensed', sans-serif; line-height: 16px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="generic-p-tag" style="box-sizing: content-box; margin-bottom: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Roboto Condensed', sans-serif; line-height: 16px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="generic-p-tag" style="box-sizing: content-box; margin-bottom: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Roboto Condensed', sans-serif; line-height: 16px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="generic-p-tag" style="box-sizing: content-box; margin-bottom: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Roboto Condensed', sans-serif; line-height: 16px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="generic-p-tag" style="box-sizing: content-box; margin-bottom: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Roboto Condensed', sans-serif; line-height: 16px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="generic-p-tag" style="box-sizing: content-box; margin-bottom: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Roboto Condensed', sans-serif; line-height: 16px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="generic-p-tag" style="box-sizing: content-box; margin-bottom: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Roboto Condensed', sans-serif; line-height: 16px;"> It&#39;s price tag makes it the most expensive condo sold in the city this year, beating out Unit W12A at the Mandarin Oriental, which sold for $12.5 million in May. Boston.com reports that it also appears to be the most expensive private home ever sold in Boston, beating out even the&nbsp;<a href="http://boston.curbed.com/archives/2013/03/bostons-priciest-residential-sale-ever.php" style="box-sizing: content-box; vertical-align: baseline; -webkit-transition: background-color 0.2s cubic-bezier(0.49, 0.37, 0.445, 0.715), color; transition: background-color 0.2s cubic-bezier(0.49, 0.37, 0.445, 0.715), color;" target="_blank">$14.5 million sale of the Ames-Webster Mansion to a Saudi businessman</a>.&nbsp;</p> <p class="generic-p-tag" style="box-sizing: content-box; margin-bottom: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Roboto Condensed', sans-serif; line-height: 16px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="generic-p-tag" style="box-sizing: content-box; margin-bottom: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Roboto Condensed', sans-serif; line-height: 16px;"> <a href="http://www.boston.com/real-estate/luxury-living/2015/11/02/this-just-became-the-most-expensive-home-ever-sold-boston/j3yadh3U6iuOfqf5fnEXbK/story.html?p1=story_hp#sthash.jmnXvI7D.dpuf" target="_blank">Read the full Boston.com article by Megan Turchi here</a></p> <p class="generic-p-tag" style="box-sizing: content-box; margin-bottom: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Roboto Condensed', sans-serif; line-height: 16px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="generic-p-tag" style="box-sizing: content-box; margin-bottom: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Roboto Condensed', sans-serif; line-height: 16px;"> <a href="http://www.campionre.com/listing/71815444/300-boylston-unit-10051006-boston-ma-02116/" target="_blank">See more listing information here</a></p> <p class="generic-p-tag" style="box-sizing: content-box; margin-bottom: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Roboto Condensed', sans-serif; line-height: 16px; text-align: center;"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="generic-p-tag" style="box-sizing: content-box; margin-bottom: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Roboto Condensed', sans-serif; line-height: 16px; text-align: center;"> <a href="http://www.campionre.com/listing/71815444/300-boylston-unit-10051006-boston-ma-02116/" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/4965/blog/photo.aspx.jpeg" style="width: 600px; height: 399px; float: left;"></a></p> Boston Real Estate Boston Real Estate News Campion & Company News Back Bay Tue, 03 Nov 2015 20:37:52 -0500 Official Website for 25 Beacon is now live! https://www.campionre.com/blog/posts/2015/10/26/official-website-for-25-beacon-is-now-live/ <p>Campion and Company is please to introduce 25 Beacon, Boston&rsquo;s most prestigious new address directly overlooking the State House gardens and Boston Common. A boutique building of just six exquisite homes, 25 Beacon offers floor-through residences that are splashed with sunlight from three exposures. Superior design is matched by quality construction, superb craftsmanship, the latest technology and the finest finishes and fixtures. Luxurious amenities include an on-site garage with valet parking for two cars, 24-hour doorman, direct elevator access, dedicated storage rooms, bike storage, wine cellar and fitness room. To live at 25 Beacon will be to enjoy a Beacon Hill rarity: 21st century comfort in an 18th-century neighborhood. Unit 4 includes a private balcony.</p> <p><a href="http://www.25beacon.com" target="_blank">VISIT THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE</a></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><a href="25beacon.com"><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/4965/blog/25%20Beacon%20website.png" style="width: 700px; height: 410px;"></a></p> Boston Real Estate Boston Real Estate News Campion & Company Exclusive Listings Beacon Hill Mon, 26 Oct 2015 20:53:25 -0400 Useful Parking Tips in Boston https://www.campionre.com/blog/posts/2015/08/21/useful-parking-tips-in-boston/ <p>Boston is in the process of transitioning to a new way of metered parking. Say goodbye to hoarding quarters, frantically searching your bags and vehicles for loose change and putting the stickers on your windows ... mobile payment has arrived!&nbsp;<br><br><strong>ParkBoston</strong> allows you to pay for metered parking using a mobile phone or web browser. The free ParkBoston app is available for download in the App Store and at Google Play.&nbsp;</p> <p>As of now, this feature is available in the Back Bay area of Boston. Simply look for the new ParkBoston decals on the meters and for the ParkBoston logo on street signs on the same side of the street on the block where you are parked. Input the specific zone numbers for the area into the app, follow the instructions and choose your payment amount. The meters will not change but the parking attendants will have confirmation or your metered time.&nbsp;<br><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/4965/blog/parkboston.png" style="width: 291px; height: 373px;" class="featured featured featured"><br><strong>Some of the benefits of ParkBoston:</strong><br> Receive mobile alerts 10 minutes prior to your time expiring.<br> Extend your parking time remotely, up to the maximum time allowed per posted signage.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>What are the rates?</strong><br> Regardless of whether you use ParkBoston or the meters, hourly parking rates are $1.25 or $0.25 for 12 minutes. Please note, there is a convenience fee of 15 cents charged for each transaction through ParkBoston.&nbsp;<br> &nbsp;</p> <p>For more information about ParkBoston and getting started with this new service, please visit <a href="http://park.boston.gov">http://park.boston.gov</a></p> <p><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/4965/blog/ParkBoston_PilotMap.jpg" style="width: 700px; height: 470px;"></p> Back Bay Fri, 21 Aug 2015 20:23:48 -0400 Neighborhood Spotlight: Fort Point https://www.campionre.com/blog/posts/2015/08/20/neighborhood-spotlight-fort-point/ <p><strong>Fort Point... It&#39;s a destination. It&#39;s a lifestyle. It&#39;s a vibrant community in which to live, work and play.</strong><br><br> Fort Point stands at the forefront of Boston&#39;s growing restaurant scene. Home to established local favorites and buzz-worthy new openings, as well as a host of museums, shops and its scenic waterway, the neighborhood has garnered press as a true destination for all ages. Fort Point can even satisfy the taste for sophisticated urban living in Boston. Its growing, active residential community includes a number of highly sought after luxury condominiums, as well as new construction developments that are exclusive to Campion and Company.<br><br> Interested in learning more about all the new construction in Fort Point? Campion and Company is the exclusive sales and marketing agent for Fort Point&#39;s newest and most exciting condominium residences.</p> <hr><p><strong>Featured New Condominium Development: 319A Street</strong></p> <p><strong><em>A Campion and Company Exclusive&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/4965/blog/319A%20Street%20Campion%20and%20Company.jpg" style="width: 550px; height: 474px;"></p> <p>At 319A, loft living marries sophistication in 48 modern, luxe residences. The project, which is set to begin construction this summer, transforms a 100-year-old manufacturing warehouse into a professionally-managed condominium building complete with common rooftop deck for an al fresco escape, a covered drive-through, extra storage and an on-site restaurant soon to be announced.<br><br> Kitchens and baths combine the durability of the building&#39;s original industrial detailing with the functionality of updated systems. Soaring windows and high ceilings flood the interiors with natural light, while exposed brick and original wood beams infuse the residences with history and place.<br><br><a href="mailto:info@campionre.com?subject=319A%20Street%20&amp;body=I%20am%20interested%20in%20receiving%20more%20information%20about%20the%20condos%20at%20319A%20Street."> The Campion and Company Sales Team at 319A Street is now taking appointments</a>. The units are sure to move quickly so take advantage of this early opportunity while time permits.</p> <hr><p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Don&#39;t want to wait for new construction?</strong> Campion and Company also just listed <a href="http://www.campionre.com/listing/71840857/346-congress-street-unit-ph3-boston-ma-02210/" target="_blank">this stunning penthouse at FP3 Lofts</a>. Open in concept and contemporary in design, this corner duplex features two bedrooms, two-and-a-half bathrooms and interior spaces right out of a design magazine. The building was completed in 2009 with high end fixtures and appliances in all units. An expansive wrap-around terrace with gas fire pit, grill and beautiful landscaping offers a private retreat with stunning city views. The residence is complete with two transferable, reserved rental garage parking spaces. <a href="mailto:info@campionre.com?subject=Fort%20Point%20Penthouse%20at%20FP3&amp;body=I%20am%20interested%20in%20receiving%20more%20information%20about%20this%20listing."> Contact us for more information or to schedule a showing</a>.</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/4965/blog/FP3%20PH.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 400px;"></p> <p><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/4965/blog/FP3%20PH%202.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 450px;"></p> <p><a href="http://www.campionre.com/listing/71840857/346-congress-street-unit-ph3-boston-ma-02210/"> <em>View the listing for additional photos</em></a></p> Fort Point Boston Real Estate Campion & Company Exclusive Listings Thu, 20 Aug 2015 20:06:35 -0400 New Development Spotlight: Pierce Boston https://www.campionre.com/blog/posts/2015/08/20/new-development-spotlight-pierce-boston/ <p><strong>Coming Soon to the Fenway!&nbsp;</strong><br><br> Scheduled to open in fall 2017, Pierce Boston will be the newest addition to <a href="http://www.campionre.com/neighborhoods/the-fenway/" target="_blank">the Fenway</a>, one of Boston&rsquo;s most dynamic neighborhoods.</p> <p>Located at the intersection of Boylston Street and Brookline Avenue, this 30-story glass tower will serve as a gateway to the Fenway area and will allow for a pedestrian link to Fenway Park, Landmark Center, the Emerald Necklace, and the Longwood Medical Area. Samuels &amp; Associates, the developer who has most recently brought us the Van Ness, and Landsea, a China-based real estate company, have entered a joint venture to carry out this highly anticipated project.<br><br> Pierce Boston will house both retail and residential units, including 109 condominiums and 240 apartments that will range from studios to one-, two- and three-bedroom units. News of the ground floor retailers has not yet been released. For those looking for parking, the project will directly connect to the Trilogy underground garage. Pierce Boston is also a short walk from the Fenway stop on the MBTA Green Line D branch, various bus routes and approximately half a mile to the transit hub in Kenmore Square.<br><br> Wrapped in a curtain wall designed by Arquitectonica, a world-famous architectural firm based in Miami, FL, the building is designed to maximize 360-degree views of Boston, Cambridge, the Charles River, and the Emerald Necklace. Lifestyle amenities will include an outdoor terrace and pool located on the roof level that will offer sweeping views of the Emerald Necklace park system.<br><br> The Sales Gallery is scheduled to open this fall.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Luxury Rentals Boston Real Estate Boston Real Estate News Fenway Thu, 20 Aug 2015 14:24:03 -0400 3 Campion and Company Agents make Boston's Top 20 for July https://www.campionre.com/blog/posts/2015/08/19/3-campion-and-company-agents-make-boston-s-top-20-for-july/ <h3><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/4965/blog/image001.png" style="width: 232px; height: 166px;"></h3> <h3>A Banner Month for Campion and Company Real Estate Agents!</h3> <p>Tracy Campion, Kevin Caulfield, and Megan Kopman have all been recognized as Top Agents in <a href="http://www.bostontop20.com/top-realtors"><strong>Boston&#39;s Top 20</strong> July rankings</a>. Combined, these three Campion and Company agents closed over $60,000,000 in residential sales in the month alone.</p> <p><u>Boston July Rankings:</u></p> <p><br><strong><span style="background-color:#ffffe0;">1 Tracy Campion $38,179,500</span></strong><br> 2 Steven Cohen Team $17,304,000<br> 3 Abbe Bonnevie $13,040,000<br> 4 Frank Celeste $12,942,000<br><strong><span style="background-color:#ffffe0;">5 Megan Kopman $11,641,000</span><br><span style="background-color:#ffffe0;">6 Kevin Caulfield $10,194,000</span></strong><br> 7 Ellen, Janis, &amp; Josh Real Estate $9,609,000<br> 8 Dinny Herron $9,115,000<br> 9 Paul Whaley/Charlie Ring Team $8,696,000<br> 10 Maggie Gold Seelig $8,000,000<br> 11 Jeannemarie Conley $7,699,000<br> 12 Beacon Group $7,327,000<br> 13 Nancy Roth $7,135,250<br> 14 Michael Moran $7,042,000<br> 15 Shelagh Brennan $6,518,000<br> 16 Christian Iantosca $6,480,900<br> 17 Beth Dickerson $6,000,000<br> 18 Thom McGair $5,695,000<br> 19 Kathleen Cook $5,280,000<br> 20 The John O&#39;Connor Team $5,275,000</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>About <strong>Boston&#39;s Top 20</strong>:&nbsp;</p> <p>Agents are listed and ranked on a monthly basis according to their total residential sales volume closed. Agents and agencies cannot pay to be listed on the site, and the rankings are based solely on monthly closed residential sales volume for the month listed on the Boston&#39;s Top 20 home page. Agents&#39; rankings do not reflect total year-to-date sales at this time.</p> Boston Real Estate Boston Real Estate News Campion & Company News Wed, 19 Aug 2015 16:58:25 -0400 Useful Info for Moving in Boston https://www.campionre.com/blog/posts/2015/08/19/useful-info-for-moving-in-boston/ <p>Need a permit for a moving truck?<br><br> In Boston, any occupation of a public way requires a Street Occupancy Permit. This permit authorizes the holder to restrict access to that portion of the street for the length of time specified on the permit. Examples of work that require obtaining a Street Occupancy Permit include:<br> -moving<br> -construction<br> -utility maintenance or relocation<br><br> To apply for a 1-day moving truck permit online, visit <a href="http://www.cityofboston.gov/streetoccupancy/default.asp" target="_blank">http://www.cityofboston.gov/streetoccupancy/default.asp</a>. Note: most of these permits need to be obtained 3 days in advance, with signs posted either 24 or 48 hours in advance. Fees do apply and are outlined on the City of Boston website.</p> <p><span style="font-size: 0.7em; line-height: 1.3;"><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/4965/blog/Boston%20moving%20permit.jpg" style="width: 266px; height: 400px;"></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Wed, 19 Aug 2015 16:19:56 -0400