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2017 Shattuck Awards Success!!

THANK YOU!!! Over 450 people gathered at the Seaport Hotel to honor this year’s Shattuck Public Service Award Recipients. These unsung hero’s carry on the tradition of Boston at its best. Thank you for all you do! Special thanks to our sponsors who make this event possible. Champion Sponsors: Arlington Advisor Partners & State Street, Premier Sponsor: John Hancock, Patron Sponsors: Comcast NBCUniversal, The Drew Company, The Druker Company, Ltd and Liberty Mutual Insurance. Click for full list of our sponsors and recipients.

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Government Owns 79% of Boston’s Exempt Area

It’s not a secret that nearly half of Boston’s land area is tax-exempt. What does not get as much attention is that government owns over three-quarters of all exempt land in Boston at 78.7% of the total – with the Commonwealth holding the largest portion at 48%.

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Boston’s FY18 Budget Increases by 5.0%

A BMRB Special Report,analyzing Boston’s FY18 budget, concludes the City is financially healthy, but must be vigilant in managing employee expenses as well as keeping tabs on realistic revenue growth.