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Northeastern University to Expand with New Research Building

Northeastern University to Expand with New Research Building

The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) unanimously approved a $1.6 billion master plan for development proposed by Northeastern University in which the institution describes its need for new buildings and renovation projects at the existing structures for the next decade.…

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‘America’s Number 1 Digital City’ Welcomes New Facebook Engineering Office

‘America’s Number 1 Digital City’ Welcomes New Facebook Engineering Office

If you’re passionate about everything that has to do with technology and communication and you’re looking to relocate to a vibrant city, then Boston might just be your best option.…

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225 Centre Building Adds 103 Rental Units in Jackson Square, More to Follow

225 Centre Building Adds 103 Rental Units in Jackson Square, More to Follow

The intersection of Columbus Avenue and Centre Street, an underutilized section in Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood, is going through some major changes. Four decades after much of the area was bulldozed to make room for a highway expansion program that was never built, city officials and development partners last week…

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Construction at Northeastern’s GrandMarc Student Dorm is 50 Percent Completed

Construction at Northeastern’s GrandMarc Student Dorm is 50 Percent Completed

Construction at Northeastern University’s GrandMarc, a residential building currently under construction behind the YMCA of Greater Boston on Huntington Avenue, has reached its halfway point as the final steel beam was added to the 17-story structure. The topping-off was celebrated last week by President Joseph E. Aoun, Mayor Thomas M.…

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Merlin Entertainment Brings Legoland Concept to Greater Boston Area

Merlin Entertainment Brings Legoland Concept to Greater Boston Area

The first Legoland Discovery Center in the Greater Boston area is currently under construction at the Assembly Row development in Somerville, a much-anticipated neighborhood expected to open in 2014 northeast of Boston.…

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Kavanagh Advisory Group Seeks Approval for R&D Facility

Kavanagh Advisory Group Seeks Approval for R&D Facility

Kavanagh Advisory Group LLC of Danvers, a real estate development and consulting company focused on complex projects in the Boston area, is planning to construct a large-scale research and development facility at the corner of Tide Street and Northern Avenue in the city’s Marine Industrial Park.…

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New City Plan Will Reduce Boston Homelessness by 2016

New City Plan Will Reduce Boston Homelessness by 2016

After detailing the $16.5 billion “Housing Boston 2020” plan that calls for 30,000 new residential units completed by 2020, Mayor Thomas M. Menino announced this week another housing strategy that aims to fight homelessness in Boston.…

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Mayor Menino’s $16.5 Billion Housing Strategy Calls for 30,000 New Units by 2020

Mayor Menino’s $16.5 Billion Housing Strategy Calls for 30,000 New Units by 2020

Back in March Mayor Thomas M. Menino unveiled an unprecedented plan to increase the number of new housing units in Boston by 30,000 by the year 2020. Last week, with less than four months in office, the Mayor announced the city’s new blueprint for this ambitious strategy that aims to…

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New Hotel Proposed in South Boston; Former Four Points Hotel in Leominster Rebranded as DoubleTree by Hilton

New Hotel Proposed in South Boston; Former Four Points Hotel in Leominster Rebranded as DoubleTree by Hilton

Sun Condos LLC, an affiliate of Pappas Enterprises of Boston, is planning to build a 14-story boutique hotel at 6 West Broadway in South Boston, in a highly commercialized area. The site currently serves as a parking lot and, according to data from PropertyShark, measures 0.28 acres.…

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Boston University Adds 150,000 Sq. Ft. Research Facility to its 2013-2023 Master Plan

Boston University Adds 150,000 Sq. Ft. Research Facility to its 2013-2023 Master Plan

It’s another wrap up of a busy week for the Boston Redevelopment Authority! Hot on the heels of Harvard University’s proposal to expand its Allston campus, another higher education institution is asking the city to green light a new sciences and engineering building on a former parking lot along the…

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Developers Seek Approval for $140 M Green Mixed-Use Complex in Roxbury

Developers Seek Approval for $140 M Green Mixed-Use Complex in Roxbury

Nuestra Comunidad Development Corporation and Windale Development are looking to redevelop an 8.59-acre urban wasteland in Roxbury into an innovative mixed-use, mixed-income complex that would serve as a link between the thriving Dudley Square area and the historic Fort Hill community.…

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Harvard Details 10-Year Master Plan for Development in Allston

Harvard Details 10-Year Master Plan for Development in Allston

Harvard University’s six-year effort to map out an expansion of its campus in Allston is finally starting to move forward. Though it’s a far cry from the 50-year, 10 million-square-foot proposal that was originally filed back in 2007 before the economy hit the downward spiral, Harvard’s scaled down plan is…

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