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From the constantly evolving Seaport District to new hotels in the city’s skyline, it seems like there are major developments popping up everywhere we look.

Boston, with more lab space under construction than anywhere else in the U.S., is poised to surpass the San Francisco Bay Area as the country’s biggest hub for life sciences.

COVID-19 has caused mass disruption to the construction industry—and things are only getting more complicated. Between the rapid spread of Omicron, the threat of future variants, and the potential for a “flurona twindemic,” the virus’ impact will be felt on job sites for a long time to come.

BOSTON — MassDevelopment has issued $53.6 million in tax-exempt bond financing to Washington Pine LLC for the construction of a five-story, 202-unit complex in Boston.

After a harrowing close call in Somerville last week, the Construction Industries of Massachusetts is calling on lawmakers to shore up funds for the state’s failing infrastructure.

The next mayor of Boston, and the Boston Planning and Development Agency, will face some difficult decisions about whether some of the innumerable project proposals before them should go forward.

Construction work across Massachusetts, especially on the commercial side, has struggled to kick back into gear during the first half of 2021

On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate approved a major infrastructure package, directing close to $8 billion to the state of Massachusetts.

If Massachusetts is going to meet the new state energy efficiency standards signed into law in March, and also regain its place as the nation’s most energy efficient state, we need to make green buildings more affordable to build.

BOSTON — From the southernmost section of Hyde Park to the northside of East Boston, permits for nearly 40 new buildings have been awarded by the city this year already, according to city-data.