The Boston City Council and BRA Director Ed Logue found themselves at loggerheads amid accusations of backroom negotiations over a 40-story office tower planned as part of the Government Center urban renewal project.
Cambridge’s Kendall Square might never have become the world’s life science capital save for a chance connection between David Clem and a New Hampshire timber company.
Boston’s former economic development chief is making the transition from City Hall to the Financial District.
Brookfield Properties has reached an agreement to recapitalize 75 State St. at approximately $755 per square foot. But unlike other downtown trophy properties, this building rose in the 1980s amid a scandal that threatened to topple some of Massachusetts’ most powerful figures.
One of the ground rules for multifamily development in Boston is that market-rate projects are required to subsidize affordable units, which otherwise might never get built because of insufficient financing.
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh doesn’t strut around acting like the city’s development czar. He doesn’t design tower tops, as his legendary predecessor did, to the detriment of the city’s skyline, with the resulting “baby bottle” high-rise at 111 Huntington.
Imagine that you are a real estate developer navigating the Massachusetts permitting process. You committed time and money to a project that will reward your risk-taking, while addressing community needs.
The Boston Redevelopment Authority – an outgrowth of 1950s urban renewal schemes – has a new name that’s designed to better reflect the agency’s far-reaching roles shaping Boston’s landscape.
Related Beal has sold two parcels in its Congress Square development in downtown Boston for $14.55 million.
General Electric’s new 388,700-square-foot Boston campus headquarters will include a 2-story company museum, a rooftop solar “veil” and a 900-square-foot illuminated rooftop GE sign, though one that probably falls short of CEO Jeff Immelt’s tongue-in-cheek goal of being visible from Mars.
Six projects including a $160 million new dormitory complex at Northeastern University were approved by the Boston Redevelopment Authority at its July board of directors meeting.
A developer is planning a $47 million conversion of the Church of God of Prophecy property in Roxbury into a mixed-income residential project with ground-floor office and retail space.