Housing on upper floors of downtown buildings was forbidden for years.
Even if a developer wanted to build apartments or condominiums it couldn't. But a handful of years ago, the city changed that. It created a zoning overlay district to broaden the scope of what could be developed.
Back in 2004, Jason Nocher started dabbling in flipping properties.
He'd buy them, fix them up, and re-sell them. He ran a restaurant and a tanning salon. And then he started working part-time as a real estate agent. As time went on, he found he was the most passionate about real estate.
Kim Burnham and Rebecca Gold started the company in 2011, just a few years after the economic collapse cooled the housing market. But they had plenty of experience and confidence in Williamstown.
Seven years later, they've opened their second location and have nine people working in the North Adams and 191 Water St., Williamstown, offices, and expect to expand by adding a couple more people.
The former St. Joseph Central School is on the market.
Colebrook Realty Services have listed the Maplewood Avenue property for sale or for lease. Diocese of Springfield spokesman Mark DuPont said the Roman Catholic Diocese is willing to listen to all types of offer for the entire property, pieces, or a lease agreement.
In 1906 the Berkshire Railway System constructed a building on Seymour Street to host a steam boiler and large electrical generators to power the trolley cars going up and down North Street.
Six years later the facility was too small. The railroad built a new one on East Street and vacated the Seymour Street building. The Polish community, however, saw that all other groups had their own churches and started petitioning the Catholic Diocese of Springfield for one. In 1921, the diocese grante
The state’s Realtor of the Year is selected annually from among the nominees of the 13 local associations of Realtors and more than 24,000 Realtors in Massachusetts. Judging for the award is based on service to the local community, business accomplishments, and service to the Realtors organization on the local, state and national levels.
The Mount Greylock School Committee on Tuesday discussed acquiring a closed restaurant to be the new home of the district's administration.
The committee discussed a plan to use part of a $5 million capital endowment from Williams College to purchase the former Taconic Restaurant at the junction of Routes 2 and 7, across from the A-Frame Bakery.
McNair is an experienced agent, who previously was a partner at her own successful real estate firm in the Southern Berkshires and Hilltowns.
Born and raised in the Berkshires, Barry grew up in a family of local architects, engineers and contractors, shaping her love for design and renovations at an early age.ful real estate firm in the Southern Berkshires and Hilltowns
After running her own brokerage firm for almost 10 years, Scalise will join William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty, where she will offer market exposure with a vast global reach and consistent advertising in venues such as The New York Times and Wall Street Journal.
Homes in Adams tend to sell 8 to 14 percent higher than their assessed values.
"That's a good thing, and it is good to see the values increasing in town," Town Administrator Tony Mazzucco told the Maple Grove Civic Club on Sunday. "North Adams and Pittsfield in their last cycles have seen it a little bit so maybe they are catching up, but we are seeing our values go up."
Allegrone Construction has completed a $9 million renovation of the historic Onota Building on North Street.
The company held an open house on Wednesday to show off the 25 rental units, rooftop deck, and six retail spaces. Already more than half of the housing units have been leased with move in day just a few weeks away on Nov. 15.