Boston’s Fenway Center development is finally breaking ground

Massachusetts-based developer John Rosenthal’s new $240 million project is getting underway after 15 years of attempted starts. Known as Fenway Center, Rosenthal’s mixed-use development will start with the construction of two resi buildings beside Fenway Park, which are due to break ground by the end of the year. With a combined area of more than[…]

Here’s something to chew on: Check out the Wrigley empire’s mansion collection

From mansions and ranches to custom vacation homes built throughout the U.S., the true legacy of chewing gum tycoon William Wrigley Jr. is, apparently, his real estate portfolio. The vast collection of properties continues to benefit his descendants decades after his death in 1932. When he died, Wrigley’s estate was worth about $40 million at[…]

How much resi real estate is threatened by California fires

As neighborhoods are evacuated and winds feed the Southern California blazes, not only are lives threatened, but about $2.8 billion worth of residential property hangs in the balance. Yesterday, high winds propelled the Thomas Fire, one of the state’s biggest in history, towards Montecito and Santa Barbara, where up to 3,000 people were ordered to[…]

Meryl Streep drops $3.6M on mid-century Pasadena foothills home

It better have plenty of room for all those golden statuettes. Three-time Academy Award winner Meryl Streep paid $3.6 million for a mid-century modern home in the foothills above Pasadena, Variety reported. Streep and her husband Don Gummer landed the three-bedroom, 3,087-square-foot home for more than half a million dollars less than its $4.125 million[…]

Watch out Brooklyn: The megamansions are coming

A 11,000-square-foot mansion in Cobble Hill’s River Park development just hit the market for $12.5 million. With a private theater, outdoor kitchen, four bedrooms and a rooftop lounge, the megamansion is distinct from the condos and townhouses that have been previously announced as part of the development, according to Curbed. Led by Fortis Property Group,[…]

Howard Hughes’ Pier 17 roof will house 4,000 concertgoers. Residents aren’t happy

Some residents aren’t happy that the roof of Pier 17 has become a 4,000-seat concert venue. Residents sounded off on the events planned for Howard Hughes Corporation’s pier at a Community Board 1 meeting on Friday, the Downtown Express reported. They are concerned about noise and crowd control and feel blindsided by the rooftop’s use[…]