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Work Expected to Begin on Long-Stalled East Boston Residential Project

Work Expected to Begin on Long-Stalled East Boston Residential Project

A new multifamily project is ready to break ground in East Boston, one of the most promising but underdeveloped areas in the city’s Innovation District. More than ten years after designing the first sketches and several failed development attempts, New Jersey-based developer Roseland Property Co. is finally moving on with…

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BRA Green-lights Multi-Million Construction Projects

BRA Green-lights Multi-Million Construction Projects

Almost two months after filing a notice of project change for the long-stalled Millennium Tower and Burnham Building project, the development team has won approval from the BRA. With a $615 million private investment and encompassing 1.2 million square feet, the revised mixed-use project will be located at the partially…

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HFF Brokers $59 Million Ground Lease of 177 Huntington Avenue

HFF Brokers $59 Million Ground Lease of 177 Huntington Avenue

An affiliate of Beacon Capital Partners, LLC has signed a 99-year ground lease for 177 Huntington Avenue, an iconic 26-story office tower located in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood. Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, LP (HFF), a leader in commercial real estate and capital market services, exclusively represented the owner—The First Church of…

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Renovation Completed at Boston Marriott Copley Place; Potential Hilton Garden Inn Hotel Pending Approval

Renovation Completed at Boston Marriott Copley Place; Potential Hilton Garden Inn Hotel Pending Approval

The award-winning Boston Marriott Copley Place completed a complex renovation of guest rooms, meeting space, health club and pool areas. Conveniently located at 110 Huntington Avenue in the city’s historic Back Bay district, the hotel has been completely re-imagined over the five-year re-design process. Inspired by nature, the building’s 1,100…

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Stalled $615 Million Project Seeking Approval to Revitalize Downtown Crossing

Stalled $615 Million Project Seeking Approval to Revitalize Downtown Crossing

Shortly after Mayor Thomas Menino announced that Chicago-based real estate investment and development firm Oxford Capital Group LLC plans to develop a 240-key hotel at 59 Temple Place in Downtown Crossing, the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) reveals another investor’s intention to revitalize the area.…

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Two Affordable Housing Assets Snag $90 M Financing for Upgrades

Two Affordable Housing Assets Snag $90 M Financing for Upgrades

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor Blackstone Apartments and Franklin Square House Apartments, two affordable housing communities in Boston, will be redeveloped with the help of a $90 million investment made by the AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT). As reported by Commercial Property Executive, the fixed-income investment company will rehabilitate the…

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Former Worcester Voke School Turns Residential

Former Worcester Voke School Turns Residential

A Boston-based development company announced details of a $30 million mixed-income residential complex that would replace a former school in Worcester that was shut down in 2006.…

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Work Advances at Vertex’s Future Fan Pier Headquarters

Work Advances at Vertex’s Future Fan Pier Headquarters

Work on the Eleven Fan Pier Boulevard, one of the 18-story towers at the Fan Pier development site, reached a milestone recently when iron workers raised the final beam to complete the building’s structural framework.…

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$120M Waterside Place Breaks Ground in Boston’s Innovation District

$120M Waterside Place Breaks Ground in Boston’s Innovation District

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor Nearly two years since getting the final green light from the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA), The Drew Company broke ground on the newest addition to the city’s emerging Innovation District, the $120 million Waterside Place located on the corner of Congress and D streets across…

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Groundbreaking for $300 M Medical Research Center in Boston

Groundbreaking for $300 M Medical Research Center in Boston

A ceremony hosted by representatives of Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc., Charles River Realty Investors, Clarion Partners, LLC and Newton-based National Development marked the groundbreaking of Longwood Center, a 414,000-square-foot medical research facility on a former vacant plot at the main intersection of Longwood and Brookline Avenues.…

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BRA Approves $500M Mixed-Use Development in Brighton Area

BRA Approves $500M Mixed-Use Development in Brighton Area

The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) Board unanimously approved New Brighton Landing, LLC’s $500 million development project in Allston-Brighton on an underutilized property located at 38-180 Guest Street and 77 Guest Street.…

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Suffolk Downs Announces $1 Billion Casino and Resort Plan

Suffolk Downs Announces $1 Billion Casino and Resort Plan

Reno, Nevada-based casino entertainment company Caesar’s Entertainment and the owners of Suffolk Downs, a famed thoroughbred race track in East Boston that opened in 1935, have unveiled a long-awaited plan for a $1 billion casino and resort that would boost the local economy and create 2,500 construction jobs and 4,000…

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