Palmer returns to the development beat

Former Boston Globe reporter Tom Palmer is now writing about development issues for McDermott Ventures. Palmer, who retired from the Globe this past spring, will write twice a week. His debut, on the future of the Rose Kennedy Greenway, is characteristically smart and insidery.

“Tom Palmer’s Journal” could be a lot bloggier. There’s no RSS feed, no place for comments and few outgoing links. Perhaps that will come as Palmer gets the hang of a new medium. For now, it’s good news for us that he’s still covering issues that he knows well.