Boston is not only one of the oldest cities in the USA, it has a significant role in American history and a very proud history. Boston also has a thriving tourism industry with 21 million visitors annually.
Today, Boston is a truly global city and among the 30 most economically powerful cities in the world. The greater Boston area comprises the sixth largest economy in the country and considered highly innovative. The local economy is diverse and driven by its many colleges and universities, banking, and high tech companies, including General Electric which is moving its global headquarters to Boston.
Boston is the third most densely populated large city in the USA. The compact downtown area is relatively small and it is often called a “walking city”. Please click on a specific neighborhood to learn more including real estate listings and apartments for lease.