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Brookline Wow House: $3 Million In Coolidge Corner

This picturesque, meticulously maintained five bedroom Queen Ann Victorian-era residence was built around 1898 in Coolidge Corner has character and charm and is graced...
Reservoir Office Park

Marcone Capital Places $14 Million Financing For Aegean Capital

Mike Marcone of Marcone Capital, Inc. has arranged the $14 million financing of a 47,227 s/f medical and general office building known as Reservoir...

Brookline Looks To Voters To Help Fund High School Expansion

A Proposition 2 1/2 override is on its way to Brookline voters in May to help fund the high school expansion. During a joint...

This Brookline Condo Is Great For Empty Nesters

This luxury condo at The Residences at Amory Parks in Brookline is the perfect landing place for area empty nesters who are looking to...

Brookline To Host Affordable Housing Presentation

Brookline’s Economic Development and Housing Advisory boards will host a presentation and panel discussion Feb. 15 on creating mixed-use developments and affordable housing in...

Cambridge, Brookline Priciest Places In Boston Area To Rent As 2018...

Cambridge and Brookline were the most expensive municipalities in the Boston area to rent either a one-bedroom or a two-bedroom apartment as the calendar...

Is A Parking Space In Brookline Worth $45,000

A piece of real estate about the size of a coffin comes with a drop-dead price in Brookline. It is nearly $45,000 for a parking...

MassHousing Finances $38M For Low-Income Brookline Senior Housing

MassHousing has provided $38 million in financing to Hebrew SeniorLife for the acquisition, renovation and preservation of 98 affordable rental homes for low-income senior citizens and...

Pre-Pay Property Taxes In Calendar Year 2017

Based on media reports about the impacts of the new federal tax law changes that will take place for Calendar Year 2018, the Town...

Brookline Residents React To Boylston Street Building Plans

It was not a public hearing held by the Planning Board or even the Select Board that drew a crowd of concerned residents to...

Leafy Retreat Sure To Please In Brookline

From nearly every window in this handsome Arts and Crafts home, branches and leaves are visible, some from overgrown willows, some from other trees...

Brookline’s Grab At Pine Manor Land Is Ill-Conceived

Re: “Town broke law, says college” (Metro, Oct. 11): If the residents of Brookline allow the town to take by eminent domain land from Pine Manor...

Brookline Residents Are Divided Over Whether To Seize Pine Manor Land

More than 200 people gathered in a high school auditorium Monday evening to spar over whether Brookline should seize 7 acres land from Pine Manor...

Pine Manor To Brookline’s Elected Officials: You Are Not Welcome Here

Yesterday the president of Pine Manor, which sits on some 52 acres of land in Brookline, 7 of which the town is considering taking...

Selectmen & School Committee Hold 1st Meeting About 9th School Alternative...

More than 75 people attended the first meeting to consider an alternative site for the 9th Elementary School held at the Brookline High School...

College, Town Locked In Land Dispute

Pine Manor College is locked in a land battle with the town where it is located. The college's president Thomas O'Reilly says a year ago,...

Share Your Vision For Commercial Development

As part of the Town of Brookline’s Planning for a Changing Brookline series, the Economic Development Advisory board (EDAB) is facilitating a Town-wide Visioning process focused on Brookline’s...

RTN Federal Credit Union Offering Free Home-Buying & Home Selling Seminars...

RTN Federal Credit Union will be holding several Financial Education seminars in their branches this Fall. A seminar designed specifically for first-time home buyers will...

Online Borrower Tools

Buying a home or refinancing a mortgage is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make. If you are thinking about buying a home...

Rubin’s Space To Get New Tenant, What Has That To Do...

If you have bean meaning to grab some Indian food from Shan-A-Punjab lately on Harvard Street, bad news. It is closed. Good news? They...

Circle Cinema Site Nears Completion, Circle Sign Is Back

Not everyone may have a fond memory of Circle Cinema once a focal point of Cleveland Circle as a popular spot for cheap Tuesday...

Revitalize Beacon Street By Redeveloping The Holiday Inn Site

The Fallon Corporation’s proposal to redevelop the Holiday Inn site (1200 Beacon Street) is an important opportunity for Brookline. The Fallon plan would replace...

$20m Elderly Housing Planned For Brookline

Congregation Kehillath Israel and Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly are collaborating on a $20 million plan to create affordable housing for the elderly...

New Name, Change Of Plans For Landmark Center Redevelopment

A 506,000-square-foot office and lab building would replace the previously-approved plans for three apartment buildings containing 550 units at the Landmark Center in Boston’s...

Wheelock College Selling Brookline Properties Amid Uncertainty

Facing a dwindling endowment and similarly weak revenue projections, Fenway-based Wheelock College has put its 10-room, 4,987-square-foot president’s house at 295 Kent Street in...

$10.5 Million Brookline Mansion With A Crazy Surprise

Not only does this mansion have an elevator, 5 car garage with a turntable, a pool house complete with pool house, a roof deck,...

Brookline Mansion Capped Off With De Facto Ski Lodge

The 7,657-square-foot, 14-room mansion at 219 Fisher Avenue in Brookline is impressive throughout: the sheer size, the grand staircase, the six fireplaces, the chef’s...

Fantini & Gorga Arrange $2.5M Permanent Refinancing Loan For Retail Plaza...

Boston-based Fantini & Gorga recently arranged $2,500,000 in first mortgage financing for a 7,700-square foot, retail plaza located on 1427-1431 & 1441 Beacon Street,...

Jarome Iginla Is Buying A Home In Brookline’s Chestnut Hill

Why is Jarome Iginla, a forward for the Los Angeles Kings and a former Boston Bruin, buying a home in the Boston area? The 39-year-old...

Brookline’s 64 Dudley Street Estate Drops Again For Nearly $5M

The nearly one-acre estate at 64 Dudley Street in Brookline has been on and off the sales market since April 2011, when it was...

Brookline Gets Reprieve From New Affordable Housing Proposals

The state has granted Brookline a one-year reprieve from new developments proposed under Massachusetts’ affordable housing law. The decision from the state Department of Housing...

Brookline Housing Authority Request For Proposals Comprehensive Resident Services

The Brookline Housing Authority (BHA) is seeking proposals in accordance with Massachusetts General Law Ch. 30-B § 6-a. from qualified firms to provide ongoing resident...