Real Estate

Cambridge City Hall
Cambridge City Council

Cambridge Talks Lighting, Urban Wildlife at Weekly Meeting

Councillors and Cantabrigians talked affordable housing, light pollution, and bunnies at the City Council's meeting Monday.

Gourmet Shoppe
Harvard Square

Properties Housing Felipe's, Crema, and Cardullo's Up for Sale

The real estate deal could fetch more than $100 million and reshape the face of Harvard Square.

Somerville Real Estate Once Managed by Kushner
Real Estate

Somerville Real Estate Once Managed by Kushner

Kirkland

Becoming Jared Kushner

Although it is difficult to determine the structure of private corporations like Kushner Companies, mortgage documents obtained by The Crimson indicate that Jared Kushner was vice president of 10 corporations as an undergrad, each of which operated as a part of Kushner Companies.

Harvard Square

City Council Pressures Harvard Square Theater Owner to Make Plans for Property

Cambridge city officials are pushing the owners of the long-vacant Harvard Square Theater to come up with a plan for its future soon—and threatening to seize the site if they do not.

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - HMC Office
Endowment

With an External Real Estate Team, HMC May Face Increased Fees

Experts say that if the real estate team continues to do business with Harvard Management Company as an external management unit, it could earn salaries well above what members of the team drew in at HMC for doing mostly the same job.

Grad Student Housing
Real Estate

Rent for Harvard Apartments Will Increase 3 Percent On Average

​Rent for apartments owned by Harvard University Housing will increase an average of 3 percent in the 2017-2018 school year, drawing criticism from some graduate students who live in the apartments.

SEAS

Allston Task Force Returns from Summer Break with Two Resignations

Two longtime task force members offered their resignations and Allston residents heard the first details about the new Trader Joe’s slated to open on Western Ave. next year in an action-packed meeting of the Harvard-Allston Task Force on Monday night.

Harvard's gifts from donors
Endowment

Harvard's gifts from donors

Harvard's donations include minerals, stamps, art, Dumbarton Oaks, and the Arnold Arboretum.

Crime

City Council Meeting Focuses on Increasing Affordable Housing

At its Monday meeting, the Cambridge City Council tackled issues ranging from the affordable housing crisis, to a potential medical marijuana dispensary, and prescription drugs disposal.

199 Allston
SEAS

Continuum Development Struggles to Lease Space

Though Continuum aims to invigorate North Allston by uniting town and gown, early lease sales at the new residential and retail complex have come in fits and starts, according to local real estate experts.

University Fundraising in 2015 Graph
Central Administration

Stanford Tops Harvard in FY 15 Contributions

After taking the top spot in 2014, Harvard fell to second in a ranking of universities by donations. Stanford has led this ranking, compiled by the Council for Aid to Education, for nine of the last ten years.

Smith Campus Center, Second Floor
Central Administration

Capital Planning and Project Management VP Will Depart

In 2012, Johnson oversaw the Science Center Plaza renovation as part of the Harvard’s Common Spaces program. More recently, Johnson played a part in the designs of the Smith Campus Center.

Doubletree Protest
Labor

DoubleTree Workers Call on Sandberg to Aid Unionization Process

Continuing their yearlong campaign to pressure the hotel chain to allow fair process unionization, DoubleTree employees asked Class Day speaker and Facebook executive Sheryl K. Sandberg ’91 to hold a “Lean In Circle” for them.

Boston

Weston Selectmen Vote To Sue University Over Sale of Contaminated Property

Weston alleges that Harvard failed to comply with the terms of a 2010 contract which required the University to “remediate” contaminated portions of the 62.5-acre Case Estates property it had agreed to sell to the town.