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Construction firms skirt law with cash payments
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Construction firms skirt law with cash payments
While general contractors face a higher degree of scrutiny and pay their workers salaries, benefits and health insurance, the subcontractors they hire for jobs such as plastering, framing, painting and drywall installation commonly cut costs by paying workers in cash or personal checks.
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City stays out of property disputes
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City stays out of property disputes
On property disputes, Boston residents often find little support. Complaints can range from the inconvenience of a small strip of disputed land to encroachments that impact the use of one’s property.
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Uphams Corner artist space in jeopardy
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Arts & Culture
Uphams Corner artist space in jeopardy
More than 40 artists and creative-small-business owners working at Humphreys Street Studios in Uphams Corner are facing an unknown future tied to the impending sale of their building.
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Developer proposes micro units for Nubian Sq.
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Developer proposes micro units for Nubian Sq.
Local developers have introduced a project in Nubian Square to add floors and introduce co-living spaces to a Nubian Square building. A proposed project at 1127 Harrison Ave will bring 94 micro units with shared amenity spaces, 12 income-restricted units, and renovate the commercial space.
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Competing proposals for Uphams Corner
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Competing proposals for Uphams Corner
Two development teams presented plans last week for the redevelopment of the former Citizens Bank branch in Uphams Corner. Both proposals include affordable housing and artist live/work space.
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Committee selects Parcel 8 developer
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Committee selects Parcel 8 developer
The BPDA voted to name the NUBA team, lead by Kamran Zahedi of Urbanica LLC. developer of Parcel 8 on April 17, moving the Melnea Cass parcel to the next step.
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P-3 — delayed, but not forgotten
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Editorial
P-3 — delayed, but not forgotten
As new buildings are going up along the waterfront, Blacks in Roxbury are wondering when construction will begin on the new development for P-3, the 7.5-acre lot on Tremont Street opposite police headquarters.
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Developers bet on Nubian Square revival
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Local News
Developers bet on Nubian Square revival
A team of developers is seeking to build a multi-use development on the Blair Lot that they hope will bolster the arts community in Nubian Square.
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Black developers sue Northeastern
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Local News
Black developers sue Northeastern
Northeastern University is planning to build a dormitory on Parcel 18-1A, but a consortium of Black business owners say they own the rights to develop the parcel and are crying foul over what they say is the university’s attempt to push them out of the parcel.
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Bartlett Place projects move forward
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Local News
Bartlett Place projects move forward
Three buildings on the Bartlett Place lot in Nubian Square are moving toward approval, scheduled to start construction in late 2021. The project review committee for the 10-building site held a meeting Nov. 30 to review plans from Nelson Group and Shanti Acquisition that will provide a total of 126 homeownership units.
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Dorchester development sparks debate
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Local News
Dorchester development sparks debate
The 1,300-space parking lot is now a site of competing visions for Dorchester as residents struggle over its future. The conflict has exposed neighborhood divisions along racial and class lines and stoked tensions between homeowners and renters.
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One proposal remains for Blair Lot
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Local News
One proposal remains for Blair Lot
With one developer out of the running for the redevelopment of the Blair Lot in Nubian Square, the Boston Planning and Development Agency is now considering just one proposal.
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