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The Financial Services And Real Estate Weekly For Massachusetts

For more than 140 years, Banker & Tradesman has been Massachusetts’ most trusted source for news, insights and analysis among local real estate and financial professionals. As a result, the newspaper is considered one of the most valued advertising vehicles in the region by providing a one-of-a-kind outlet for companies to grow their brands. Banker & Tradesman prides itself on its compelling content. The Warren Group’s staff writers are well versed in their areas of expertise, and provide unique insight into the ways key sections of the marketplace and economy interact.

Every issue of Banker & Tradesman features a weekly review of the hottest topics from our daily web coverage. Regular features also include By the Numbers, a collection of information and developments for a selection of Massachusetts counties and towns, and the renowned Records section, which is the premier source of information for real estate and mortgage transactions in the state, including foreclosure deeds and credit defaults.

Banker & Tradesman is a vital tool for real estate and financial professionals throughout The Bay State. Current and accurate data is paramount for getting ahead in both industries, making a reliable source for complete real estate transactions and listings very important. We also feature a highly-rated website,, and a popular daily E-news Alert with more than 8,000 subscribers.

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2021 Special Sections


The money for your real estate purchase, development or business expansion is out there. Learn how to navigate the new landscape to get it.

CRE INSIDER: Gateway Cities
The state’s smaller cities prepare for a new year.


The year has closed and the facts are in: Banker & Tradesman takes a look at how the residential market performed in 2020, utilizing statistics from its publisher, data analytics firm The Warren Group.

What’s new with the Internet of Things? How much smarter can your home or office get? Find out in this month’s issue of the CRE Insider.


Featuring the leading lending institutions of the year in the real estate finance industry; every day these companies put in the hard work to fulfill their clients’ goals. We break down the lending landscape by type of lender and type of loan.

CRE Insider: Housing Innovation
Investigating new funding programs, building techniques and changing ideas about homebuilding.


Industry experts discuss key issues affecting the residential real estate market and offer their insights about prospects for the Massachusetts real estate industry this year.

CRE INSIDER: Retail Space
The world of retail is changing rapidly; we look at what that means for businesses and builders.


With so many uncertainties in the mortgage industry, it’s impressive to see who performs at the top of the field. Check out our top loan originator rankings by county across Massachusetts.

CRE INSIDER: Hotels & Hospitality
What impact did the pandemic and a year of lost revenue on the city’s hosts?


CRE INSIDER: Luxury Living
A special mid-year look at luxury condo and apartment building – and what happens after the deeds and leases are signed.


Featuring analysis derived from The Warren Group’s new statistics module.

CRE INSIDER: Development Trends
What’s new in CRE and how it can help you succeed.


Year-in and year-out, dozens of mortgage lenders set themselves up for phenomenal growth. We recognize the fastest growing lenders in the industry and applaud them for their accomplishments.

CRE INSIDER: Focus on Design
New this year, a special section dedicated to the teams who make buildings special.


Another spring market has come and gone. We’ll explore which towns saw the biggest gains, and which the biggest losses, and find the unexpected hot spots and underperforming markets.

CRE Insider: Biotech & Life Sciences
Just in time for back to school, a look at what the brightest minds in the state are doing in biotech design and construction.


Following a review of the spring real estate market, Banker & Tradesman takes a look at how the lending market compared in specific geographic areas and mortgage categories.

CRE INSIDER: Reuse & Reposition
The latest industry trends in reusing older building and repositioning them for success.


The much-anticipated annual reader poll results issue, honoring the BEST vendors in the Massachusetts real estate and financial markets.

CRE INSIDER: 2022 Commercial Real Estate Outlook
Industry experts reflect on 2021 and what’s to come in the year ahead.


The sixth annual celebration of the philanthropic and charitable donations from readers, contributors and vendors over the course of the year.

CRE INSIDER: 2022 Multifamily Trends
Hitting the sweet spot between not too small and not too big, mid-market multifamily construction bridges the housing gap.

Columns & Regular Features

Industry News – News and trends in the banking, real estate and financial services scene.
Records and Research – Statewide real estate and credit records transactions compiled weekly for easy reading and analysis.
Print Exclusives – Print-only features, like By The Numbers, Hot Property and Gossip Report.
Special Supplements – Hone in on industry-specific topics, such as commercial real estate, law, housing and banking.

Reader Demographics


  • 25-34 7% 7%
  • 35-44 21% 21%
  • 45-54 33% 33%
  • 55-64 30% 30%
  • 65-plus 9% 9%

Line of Business

  • Real Estate/Investment/Development 45% 45%
  • Small Business (General) 16% 16%
  • Banking/Finance 15% 15%
  • Insurance/Legal/Accounting 8% 8%


  • Undergrad Degree 77% 77%
  • Post-grad Degree 32% 32%

Household Income

  • $1 Million+ 49% 49%
  • $300,000+ 31% 31%
  • $50,000+ 9% 9%

Actions Taken Due to Reading Ads

  • Discussed ad with others 43% 43%
  • Passed ad along to others 33% 33%
  • Visited an advertiser’s website 24% 24%
  • Contacted dealer, supplier or representative 20% 20%


  • Executive Management 40% 40%
  • Sales/Marketing 15% 15%
  • Vice President/Manager 13% 13%

Primary Readers of Banker & Tradesman Include:
Real Estate Investors, Real Estate Brokers, Real Estate Developers, Builders & Contractors, Commercial Property Owners, Bankers & Lenders, Mortgage Bankers & Brokers, Government Agencies, and Real Estate Professional Services including Legal, Insurance, Accounting and Appraisal.

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Banker & Tradesman Website Advertising

The website has a brand-new, sleeker design, and is now mobile optimized, featuring real estate, banking and lending, and construction and development information. The combination of industry news and weekly real estate transaction listings are an invaluable tool that empowers readers to make the best possible business decisions. Subscribers also have full access to the digital newspaper online. We average 7,000+ weekly visitors and 12,000+ page views. Our brand-new reactive moving advertising options guarantee your message will be seen.

Banker & Tradesman Daily

Delivered to approximately 8,000 people, the daily E-news Alert links directly to The Banker & Tradesman website, averaging a 22% open rate and 5.5% click-through rate per issue. Our audience uses the daily e-blast to stay up-to-date on the news that matters most to them. New recipients opt in daily.

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