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New Mixed-Use Project Proposed for South Boston

New Mixed-Use Project Proposed for South Boston

Connecticut-based real estate firm Commonwealth Ventures has filed plans with the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) for a new mixed-use complex at One Channel Center in South Boston.…

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$17.4 Million Public Library Branch Breaks Ground in East Boston

$17.4 Million Public Library Branch Breaks Ground in East Boston

Work on a new branch of the Boston Public Library broke ground last week during an official ceremony in the presence of Mayor Thomas M. Menino and other city officials. The state-of-the-art development located in East Boston is one of the 336 improvement projects included in the recently announced five-year…

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$300 Million Mixed-Use Development Planned for Roxbury

$300 Million Mixed-Use Development Planned for Roxbury

P-3 Partners, LLC, a collaboration between Elma Lewis Partners, LLC (ELP) and Feldco Boston, LLC (Feldco), recently revealed plans for a 1 million mixed-use development in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood, on a vacant plot at the southeast corner of Tremont Street and Whittier Street. The roughly 8-acre parcel is part of…

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Boston’s Innovation District Adds New Housing Development

Boston’s Innovation District Adds New Housing Development

The development wave in Boston’s growing Innovation District continues with a $62 million housing project that will take shape at 411 D Street. Last week, the Boston Redevelopment Authority approved a mixed-use complex proposed in January by a joint venture between Cresset Development and Clarion Partners.…

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Suffolk Construction Completes Phase I of $296 M Baystate Medical Center Expansion

Suffolk Construction Completes Phase I of $296 M Baystate Medical Center Expansion

Suffolk Construction recently completed Phase I of the expansion and facility-replacement project at the Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Mass. The 641,000-square foot new clinical facility required a $296 million investment and it is part of a 15-year master plan designed by Steffian Bradley Architects. When fully finished, the project…

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Seaport Square Adds $5 M Innovation Center

Seaport Square Adds $5 M Innovation Center

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor A $5 million plan for a new “Innovation Center” at the South Boston Waterfront that would provide low-cost meeting space for start-up businesses and support the high-tech industry was revealed last week by Mayor Thomas Menino. Designed by architecture firm Hacin + Associates Inc, the…

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Cambridge City Officials Say OK to Google Kendall Square Expansion Plans

Cambridge City Officials Say OK to Google Kendall Square Expansion Plans

With a 7-2 vote, the Cambridge City Council finally approved on March 19 Google’s revised expansion plans that would reshape Kendall Square. The decision comes only days after the East Cambridge Planning Team, an independently incorporated neighborhood association that advocates for the community on issues concerning urban planning, commercial and…

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Boylston Properties Breaks Ground on New Marriott Hotel; Beacon St. Guest House Sold for $3.8 M

Boylston Properties Breaks Ground on New Marriott Hotel; Beacon St. Guest House Sold for $3.8 M

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor Local development company Boylston Properties recently broke ground on Phase I of a new Marriott Residence Inn, located at 121 Brookline Ave. near Fenway Park.  According to the Boston Globe, the $60 million project will be [...]…

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Watermark Seaport Project Adds to the Development Wave in Boston’s Innovation District

Watermark Seaport Project Adds to the Development Wave in Boston’s Innovation District

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor According to an official statement issued a few days ago, a 14-story residential tower will be developed in South Boston by a joint venture between Skanska USA Commercial Development and Twining Properties. The new residential tower will [...]…

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Commercial Developments Gain Momentum in the Back Bay and South End Areas

Commercial Developments Gain Momentum in the Back Bay and South End Areas

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor With construction picking up in the Back Bay neighborhood, signs of economic recovery are becoming more and more visible in this Boston area. In addition to a number of residential projects that broke ground last year, [...]…

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Boston Redevelopment Authority OKs Two Multi-Million-Dollar Developments

Boston Redevelopment Authority OKs Two Multi-Million-Dollar Developments

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor The Merano, a $165 million mixed-use project near the TD Garden, was unanimously approved last week by the Boston Redevelopment Authority. As mentioned in the official statement, the BRA first approved Epsilon Associates’ proposal in August [...]…

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High-End Rental Building Planned for Jamaica Plain

High-End Rental Building Planned for Jamaica Plain

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor A 3.5-acre property in Jamaica Plain will be converted into luxury rental units, adding to Boston’s construction wave. The former site of the Home for Little Wanderers at 161 S. Huntington Avenue was purchased less than [...]…

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