Real Estate

Holden Green
Cambridge

Harvard Expands Graduate Housing Amid High Demand

Harvard says it has continued to expand graduate student housing amid pressure to increase capacity due to high Cambridge housing prices.

Holden Green
GSAS

Holden Green Residents Prepare Complaint About Living Conditions

Residents of the complex, many of them graduate students and professors, describe seemingly endless piles of dust, deafening jackhammering, and occasional water leakage.

Smith Center
Harvard Square

Smith Campus Center to Feature Top Floor Bar

​Set to open in September 2018, the renovated Smith Campus Center will feature a bar for Harvard affiliates on the building’s top floor, along with several new common spaces.

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.