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318 Beacon Sale; $43K Commonwealth Rental; More

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Here's the latest on local developments from Curbed Boston.

BACK BAYAfter $2,000,000 in price-chops, the 19-room spread at 318 Beacon Street has found a buyer. The manse, which had been subdivided into five separate residences and which can be made whole again by a new owner, was last asking $8,500,000.

BULFINCH TRIANGLEThe supermarket requirement has been nixed for One Canal. Might the long-stalled 320-unit complex join the rapidly swelling ranks of Boston development? Stay tuned.

BACK BAY—Boston's priciest rental listing ever is about to be officially up for grabs. Got $43,000 a month? Get in line for the 9,187-square-foot palace at 130 Commonwealth Avenue.

HUB-WIDEOur David Bates writes about the premium we put on safety in our real estate choices: "Boston condominiums located on lower levels recently sold at a median price of about $400 a square foot. The median for condos on the second floor and above was around $520 a square foot, about 30 percent more."