The Dukakis Center is preparing a major initiative to encourage the production of 8,000 – 10,000 units of new housing in “Millennial Villages” aimed at providing housing for graduate students, hospital interns and residents, and other young professionals both to help retain young people in Greater Boston and to free up older housing stock (e.g. […]
In this presentation before the Greater Boston Association of Realtors Annual Conference at the Boston Federal Reserve Bank, Barry Bluestone examined how changing demographics have driven housing markets from the post-war suburbs where the baby boomers grew up to the new demands on the housing market that will be made as those baby boomers reach […]
At Architecture Boston’s grand convention in November, Barry Bluestone presented the Dukakis Center’s latest research on the coming demographic revolution in the Commonwealth and how it would affect the types of housing that will be needed to meet the growing demand of young millennials and aging baby boomers. Download PDF
The Greater Boston Housing Report Card for 2013 was released on October 10, 2013.
This report is the 11th in the series of annual “Greater Boston Housing Report Cards.” Like past report cards, this 2013 report probes Greater Boston’s housing landscape, keeping tabs on housing construction, home prices, and rents.
Keynoting the New England Women in Real Estate (NEWIRE) Conference in Boston in September 2013, Barry Bluestone discussed the need to consider how the demand for housing was changing dramatically in Massachusetts as the housing preferences of both younger and older residents are changing due to economic and social conditions. Download PDF
On March 22, 2013 Barry Bluestone presented during the final remarks of the three-day Housing Opportunity 2013 conference in Seattle, WA. Bluestone presented Lessons from Massachusetts during the closing session on Setting Goals for Housing Opportunity. See video of Bluestone’s presentation below. Click HERE to learn more about the conference and view additional videos. Advance video […]