Yearly Archives: 2014

Remembering Mayor Menino

Today we lost one of our most beloved Bostonians, the longest-serving mayor of Boston, Thomas Menino. From 1993 until earlier this year, Mayor Menino led Boston through business development and innovation, focused on affordable housing, improving education and making Boston the “leader when it comes to social justice and opportunities […]

The Latest Boston Luxury Apartments – The Arlington

New luxury apartments called The Arlington have opened in Boston. The property was once the Boston Consolidation Gas Co. and more recently the Boston Renaissance Charter School. The building sits at 14 stories high with 128 one and two bedroom units, and is located at Arlington Street and Columbus Ave. […]

Spotify Acquires the Music Intelligence Company The Echo Nest

Spotify announced that it has acquired The Echo Nest, which is a music intelligence company based in Somerville, MA. Currently the company is behind other music platforms like Rdio and Twitter Music that allows users to personalize their music selections. Spotify plans to use their technology to create a better experience for […]

$65M Harvard Square Redevelopment Begins

The redevelopment of the Conductor’s Building and the new development at 114 Mount Auburn Street has started this week in Harvard Square. The developer plans to construct an eight-story 70,000 square foot building that will include restaurant, retail, and office space, and a new main building that will be owned […]

Old Charleston Chew Factory Set to become Luxury Apartments

Former Charleston Chew Factory now the Batch Yard in Everett, MA. The former Charleston Chew Factory in Everett, MA is set to become luxury apartments. Post Road Residential obtained $68 million for the development from First Niagara and will include studio, one, two, and three bedroom apartments. The construction of […]

Wayfair Sales Reach $915M in 2013

  Wayfair, the Boston based furniture and décor e-commerce company, recently announced that revenue reached $915 million in 2013.  This is a 55% annual growth rate and the company is hoping to expand in the coming years. Bostinno states, “The leading company has made a pair of strategic hires in […]

Tavern in the Square is Coming to South Station

South Station will be seeing a change as Tavern in the Square is set to open this Thursday, January 30th. The property was previously occupied by Clarke’s two years ago and is located under the Amtrak board in the station’s concourse. Boston Business Journal states, “the 800-square-foot spot will offer […]

The Sleep Number x12 is Infused with Sleep Monitoring Technology

Sleep Number recently introduced the x12 bed at CES, which is the first bed that allows you to “track and optimize your sleep via SleepIQ technology”. So not only will you be able to adjust the firmness on each side of the bed (with a remote or voice commands), but […]