Category: Community Building

Community Building
2015 April Boston, Massachusetts

Boston, Massachusetts, which was first incorporated as a town in 1630, and as a city in 1822, is one of America's oldest cities blessed with not only a rich economic history but a social and cultural history worthy of many of its New Engla…

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2014 August Worcester, Massachusetts

A vibrant and progressive community, Worcester is the second largest city in New England after Boston. A five-time recipient of the All-America City Award, Worcester offers its residents the resources and exciting attractions of a metropol…

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2014 May Pets, Pools & Pilates

Years ago, when you bought a co-op or condo apartment, you looked for a unit that had the right number of bedrooms and bathrooms, a perfectly-sized kitchen, and some great living space. For the longest time, that ideal combination was all …

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2014 May From Sand Lots to Play Dates

For condominium communities with families, an outdoor area that includes a playground with swings, slides and other features can be a major amenity. Many parents have fond memories of their own childhoods, with hours spent testing physical…

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2014 May Going Green to Save Green

These days, it seems like everybody is looking to 'go green.' The term is shorthand for a movement of environmental awareness that involves everything from the way architects design new buildings and homes to the ways HOAs recycle their wa…

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2013 May All is Illuminated

 Call it the Ikea-fication of America. It seems that more and more people are  getting interested in design, especially when it comes to their own home. In  decades past, household furniture and decorations didn’t vary a whole lot. Growing…

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2013 May Growing Green

 While it may be considered socially or politically correct to “go green” when embarking on new construction projects or updating an existing property to  include green roofs, energy-efficient lighting or electric-friendly car ports,  adop…

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2013 May The Play's the Thing

 Back in the day when we were little kids, playgrounds largely consisted of  swing-sets, teeter-totters, some monkey bars, and maybe a metal slide or two,  along with the requisite basketball hoops and tetherball set-up.    Since th…

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2012 May Attractive Perks

 What drives a prospective homeowner to purchase a condominium unit often depends  on a host of variables. In this slowly rebounding economy, every dollar spent  is scrutinized, and associated values must be transparent. For some, location…

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2012 May Space, the Final Frontier

This is about the easiest decision—the closest thing to a no-brainer—a board of trustees will ever need to consider: what to do with vacant space. Install storage lockers. If you already have storage lockers, install more stora…

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