Tim Logan

Tim Logan covers the projects, players and pocketbooks behind Boston’s building boom. From downtown towers to fast-changing city neighborhoods to the ever-evolving suburbs, Tim tracks the ways that growth and development are transforming Greater Boston and the lives of the people who call it home.

Tim has been a reporter at the Globe since 2015. He has also written about housing, development and the economy at the Los Angeles Times, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and newspapers in New York and Indiana. He grew up in Boston, graduated from the University of Notre Dame and earned a master’s in urban affairs at St. Louis University.

Latest stories

Looking to rent an apartment in Massachusetts? You might need more than one job

By , Globe Staff

The report, from the National Low Income Housing Coalition, estimates that a household needs $33.81 an hour to comfortably afford an average two-bedroom in Massachusetts.

Designing a neighborhood from scratch: The stakes are high at Suffolk Downs

By , Globe Staff

What the new Suffolk Downs will look and feel like — and, by extension who gets to call it home — is being hashed out at City Hall and in community meetings.

A first for WeWork in Boston: It’s taking over all of a building’s office space

By , Globe Staff

This will be the co-working giant’s 12th location in Boston and Cambridge.

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Why have these buildings sat empty for years and even decades?

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Despite the red-hot real estate market, Boston still has buildings in prime locales that have remained vacant for ages. We sought out their owners to find out why.