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Three Chickens and a Hippo

Gen X & Gen Y: The Future of Residential Real Estate in Boston When my daughter Annie was very young, she had a children’s book in which you were supposed to circle the thing that didn’t belong.  For example, if there was a drawing that showed a motorcycle, a car, a truck and a plane, […]

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Geezer Attends BBJ’s 40 Under 40 Event

Apparently lured by the prospect of free food, developer and IGNITION Residential’s Merrill H. Diamond attended last week’s gala at The State Room for Boston Business Journal’s annual 40 Under 40 event.  Sources close to the organizers thought that Diamond looked confused and kept asking people where the 70 Under 70 event was being held. […]

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Introducing Charing Cross

The Beginning Of The Next Condominium Boom? The rebirth of the Boston condominium market has to start somewhere and one developer is convinced that it’s going to start at 1501 Commonwealth Avenue in the Brighton section of Boston.   The Brighton Partnership for Community Reinvestment, a joint venture of Diamond Sinacori and Hart Development Associates, is […]

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Igniting IGNITION: Starting a Multifamily Marketing Company

At the ripe old age of 67, after marketing my own residential development projects, I am in the midst of starting a multi-family marketing company to provide services to other developers.  In an odd kind of way, it’s invigorating to be starting anything at this age, but this is something that I’ve been thinking about […]

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