Films made in Boston

filmsWith it being the end of the award season for Films, lets take a look at how many films have been made in Boston. You will be amazed at the list.

It is very important understand how much film making adds to the economy of a city. It is just not just the production and rental fees a studio pays a city and often many individuals, but it is always a boost to the local support industries.

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Being Flynn
Black Irish (film)
Blown Away (1994 film)
Blue Hill Avenue
The Boondock Saints
The Boondock Saints II: All Saints  Day
The Brink’s Job
Brinks: The Great Robbery
The Cardinal
The Carey Treatment
A Case of Deadly Force
I Don’t Know How She Does It
Celtic Pride
Clothes Make the Pirate
Deep in My Heart (1999 film)
The Departed
Fever Pitch (2005 film)
The Forbidden Kingdom
The Friends of Eddie Coyle
Fuzz (film)
God Only Knows (film)
Gone Baby Gone
   Good Will Hunting
The Heat (film
How to Start a Revolution
Johnny Tremain (film)
The Kennedys (miniseries)
The Last Detail
Leap Year (2010 film)
Moneyball (film)
Monument Ave.
Mystic River (film)
Portrait of Jennie
Saint Ralph
Singularity (film)
The Story of Alexander Graham Bell
Ted (film)
That Darn Cat (1997 film)
The Town (2010 film)
What Doesn’t Kill You
Why Stop Now (film)
X2 (film)Z
Zombie in a Penguin
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Planning Council Makes a Housing Prediction

As most of you are aware the Boston area is already a very expensive city to rent an apartment or to purchase condominium or loft. The facts are this situation will not change in the future. But as we all know the expense is worth it to be able reside in such a wonderful city.

councilIn a new report, the Metropolitan Area Planning Council suggests that the Boston area will need 435,000 new apartments, condominiums and homes over the next quarter century. To put this is perspective that is enough to house the entire city of 2014 Boston.

On a positive note we will need a tremendous amount of construction in our beautiful city to fill the need for housing. This means jobs for the construction workers and also their support industries and of course the Real Estate Market. This is a great windfall for our entire city.

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2014 Officers & Directors Installed for The Greater Boston Association of REALTORS®

At the meeting of the The Greater Boston Association of REALTORS® (GBAR) at the Boston University School of Management, the seventeen member board were installedgbar for the year 2014.

GBAR is the largest local REALTOR® association both in Massachusetts and New England with a membership over 6,700 residential real estate professionals in over 800 offices throughout metropolitan Boston. This is the local chapter of the Massachusetts and National Associations of REALTORS®.

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A Peek at Boston’s Development Plans for 2014

meetingOn January 7, the city’s first director of business development at the Boston Redevelopment Authority, Randi Lathrop, will speak about all the new projects and development planned for Boston. The meeting will take place at the Beacon Hill Women’s Forum, an organization formed last May for the Beach Hill woman.

At the Meeting you can enjoy appetizers and a cash bar. It will be held at the Hampshire House in Beacon Hill from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Being that this is an independent organization, there is a $20 charge for each meeting. And the annual $50 joining fee.

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