Jon Chesto

Jon Chesto covers the leaders who shape Boston’s business community. He has been reporting on business and politics in New England for the past two decades. Before joining the Globe, he was managing editor at the Boston Business Journal. Prior to that role, he was the business editor at The Patriot Ledger in Quincy. His weekly Ledger column, “Mass. Market,” won several national awards with the Society of American Business Editors and Writers. A graduate of Wesleyan University and Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism, he has also worked as a business reporter at the Boston Herald and as a political reporter with Ottaway Newspapers.

Latest stories

Legislature may get involved in fight over housing at old power plant in South Boston

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South Boston politicians who have concerns about a massive redevelopment project at the shuttered Boston Edison plant have taken their fight to the State House.

Logan Airport due for huge makeover aimed at improving access

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Plans are underway for expanded and updated terminals, new access ramps, and limited curbside access to terminals. Is there a monorail in its future?

Chesto Means Business

Supporters look to revive the ‘millionaires tax’

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Proponents suffered a crushing defeat in June when the state’s high court ruled that the “Fair Share Amendment” would be unconstitutional.

State Street launches more layoffs, estimated 1,500 jobs

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It’s unclear how many will come from the ranks of the company’s Boston workforce.