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Archive for the 'Back Bay Condos' category


Gothic minimalism on Commonwealth Ave.

Here’s a good description of the top-floor “minimalist” condo for sale at the old Burrage House mansion on Commonwealth Avenue. The sale price: $10.7 million. File under: Chump change!



Are condos coming to the Harvard Club’s Back Bay headquarters?

From the Herald: Ensconced at 374-380 Commonwealth Ave. since 1913, the private club has an agreement to sell part of 380 Commonwealth Ave. to Boston’s Sea-Dar Real Estate Inc., which wants to build an addition and add five condos in the building. “We’re selling what we deem as an underutilized portion of our Comm. Ave. [...]



Sold out!

Not the Red Sox. We’re talking about the Clarendon luxury tower in the Back Bay. The developer of the 33-story tower, Related Beal, said it’s sold its last penthouse unit for $6.2 million, thus bringing the building to the 100-percent-sold-out level, finally. It was a tough time there for a while, what with the recession [...]



Looking at Beacon Hill and Back Bay’s soaring housing prices

The Herald takes a neighborhood-by-neighborhood look at home/condo prices, based on LINK Property Network stats. Here’s some of the sales and price numbers: Back Bay • 63 units — down from 115 this time last year. • $1,100,000 average price of a two-bedroom condo — up from $997,918 last year. • $600,971 average price of [...]



Giving a modern interior touch to an old Back Bay brownstone

Charlie Abrahams has a fun piece on the interior renovations designed by Ruhl Walker Architects at 103 Beacon Street in the Back Bay. It looks nice — airy, contemporary, comfortable. The place is now listed at $3 million. File under: Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes (Turn and face the strain)



Planned Copley Square condo tower could go apartments

From the Herald: “The head of developer Simon Property Group recently hinted at a shift for the 47-story tower, which had been approved for 318 condominium units.’We’re still designing the building,’ CEO David Simon said during an earnings conference call last month. ‘But the idea that we’re circling right now is to do mostly rentals, [...]



Back Bay condos: Average price per square foot 3rd Q

Average price per square foot for Back Bay condos: 2006 – $729.07 2007 – $738.40 2008 – $843.00 2009 – $731.91 2010 – $731.81 2011 – $736.88 2012 – $803.40



Auction on 4 Beacon Hill condos with parking.

40 Beacon Street a 5 unit, four story building will be auctioning off units 2,3,4 and 5. If you’d like more information please call my Beacon Hill office at 617-720-5454.



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