NorthPoint: New Utopia for Cambridge

by Tom Acitelli It’s another day and we hear about another project that was stalled and is now picking up momentum. NorthPoint in Cambridge is getting another chance at life when construction is planned to start by early next year. This massive project covering 45-acres will begin with a 19-story residential and retail building. Joining…

Prefab homes go upscale, with prices to match

Homes like this one in Wellesley are putting an end to the idea that prefabs are boxy, cheaply made structures. By Robert Preer | GLOBE CORRESPONDENT JULY 06, 2012 WELLESLEY — The new $2 million Colonial near Wellesley Center comes with plenty of the features considered standard in this high-end community. A grand foyer opens…