Tuesday, April 23, 2013
For the first time since the April 15 bombings, city officials and inspectors are taking businesses owners through the Boylston Street blast zone.
The area surrounding the site of the Boston Marathon bombings is not quite back to normal, but it’s starting to get close. City officials and inspectors have been leading business owners through their businesses within the still-closed-off section of Boylston Street Tuesday. The FBI handed the crime scene off to the city of Boston Monday, but Boylston Street between Hereford and Berekley streets is still closed to the public. Keith Shirley, owner of Meridian Realty Group at 46 Gloucester St. between Newbury and Boylston streets, said the lack of access to his business for the past eight days has made things difficult. “We’ve had logistical issues,” he said from behind the blocked off gate on Gloucester Street. “We haven’t been able to …
Thursday, March 7, 2013
The Boston Business Journal will recognize these '2013 Pacesetters'—and announce the No. 1 business in Massachusetts—at an event in April in downtown Boston.
More than 20 Boston businesses are being recognized this spring by the Boston Business Journal for being among the fastest growing private companies in Massachusetts, including Beacon Hill Staffing Group. The 2013 Pacesetters includes 70 companies from across the commonwealth—businesses that saw the most revenue growth over the past three years, with a revenue baseline of $1 million, according to the BBJ website. Chris McIntosh, publisher of the Boston Business Journal, called the list an “excellent snapshot of the businesses and entrepreneurs who drive the Massachusetts economy.” The 2013 Pacesetters will be recognized at an April 25 event in downtown Boston. Also at the event, the BBJ will announce the name of Massachusetts’ No. 1 …
Friday, February 24, 2012
The buildings, on Joy and West Cedar streets, contain residential and retail space.
Beacon Hill Apts. LLC paid $5.6 million for two multifamily buildings this week, according to the CoStar Group. acquired two multifamily buildings at 24 Joy St. and 88 W. Cedar St. in Boston from Joy Boston LLC and 88 West Cedar LLC for $5.6 million. The first building, at 24 Joy St., is four stories including six apartments and ground-level retail space, totalling 3,200 square-feet. It was built in 1899 and renovated in 1970. The second, at 88 West Cedar, is four stories including nine apartments, totalling 2,023 square feet. It was also built in 1899 and is being renovated. CoStar says the buyer was self-represented and that The Boston Realty Advisors team of Jason Weissman and Christopher Sower represented the sellers.