Category: Permitting

Return of the Food Trucks – New Offerings vs. Old Favorites

It’s that time of year again: flowers are blooming on the Common, the Red Sox had their opening day, and the best parts about Boston summer have started to reappear. This year, however, many of Boston’s beloved food trucks almost did not. Food trucks began to really take off...
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The Pop-Up Regulatory Maze

Pop-up retail establishments, or “pop-ups,” generally refer to stores, restaurants, or events with a short duration. Pop-ups are typical for seasonal retail products, like Christmas or fireworks, but they have become common for designers (clothes, furniture, toys, etc.), restaurateurs (i.e., dinner clubs, food trucks), or other performers (concerts, parties)...
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What The Height Act Amendment Means for DC Rooftop Development

Last week, President Obama signed an amendment into federal law allowing human occupancy in rooftop penthouses on top of DC buildings. This is an exciting update for DC real estate owners and developers because it presents a budding opportunity to build penthouses for more value and usability beyond what...
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Food Trucks Flourish while Fashion Trucks Idle

It has been nearly a year since our last update on the mobile retail phenomenon in Boston, and it’s clear that the food truck trend has taken off. Hungry Bostonians planning their next lunch break can now take a quick look online at the daily food truck schedule maintained...
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