John A. Keith

Contributing Writer

John A. Keith is a Boston-based writer and real estate broker. His writing has appeared in the South End News, Bay Windows, and the Boston Herald, and he has been quoted as a real estate and development expert in the Boston Globe, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, and on ESPN radio. He is a graduate of Northeastern University, a Massachusetts native, and a current resident of the South End, having lived previously in Allston, Brighton, the North End, South Boston, East Cambridge, and Somerville. Visit his website at

John A. Keith'S latest stories

Opening Up the BRA

The authority is hoping a new level of transparency will appease its critics.

Downtown Crossing Is Improving

According to business leaders who don't see its problems.

The Days Are Numbered for the Cornerstone Pub

In Southie.

The Ground (Quietly) Breaks on the Nashua Street Residences

Behind North Station and the Garden.

The Cost of FEMA's New Flood Maps

Though necessary, the maps will surely result in additional costs to residents.

Build Affordable, Middle Class Housing, and They Will Come?

Most of the time.

Brighton May Get a Housing Project for Veterans

The new construction could house about 100 vets.

Grampy's Gas Is Gone

And so is the beloved Villa Mexico Café.

City Council Is Not Pleased with Anwar Faisal

The notorious landlord is ordered to appear before the Council in August.

Condo Prices Up 20 Percent

The median-priced condo in Boston Proper sold for $723,750 last month.