From today’s Boston Herald:

In Boston, condominium sales finally took off in November, but the city’s newest luxury projects were still left in the dust.

Citywide sales of condominiums reached 352 in November, up from 253 a year ago – a 39 percent increase – while the median price increased by nearly 2 percent to $325,000, according to Warren Group data.

Boston Herald excerpts regarding Boston luxury condo developments:

At 45 Province, the 137-unit luxury tower in Downtown Crossing with panoramic city views, four-season pool and 24-hour concierge service, only 15 units have sold and none since Labor Day, according to the Suffolk Registry of Deeds.

Cheryl Bliss Waxman, the listing agent, did not return a call seeking comment.

Last month, a spokeswoman for the Clarendon, a 103-unit high-rise on Stuart Street, said the development team would not release sales figures. A check at the Registry of Deeds found six units have sold.

Kevin Ahearn, the listing agent for the 123-unit W Hotel & Residences in the Theater District, said they are off to a “great start.” So far, they have sold four units with 17 under agreement, according to the MLS Property Information Network.

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