BPDA OKs Ambitious Charlestown Growth Plans

Boston planning officials gave their OK to a major rezoning of Charlestown’s industrial areas Thursday night, the penultimate step in paving the way for major commercial and residential growth around the neighborhood’s subway stops.

Everyone Wins from Wu’s New Plans

Boston Mayor Michelle Wu delivered a trainload of good news to the real estate industry at Back Bay’s Plaza Hotel last week in the form of policies that look like true win-wins for industry and everyday Bostonians, alike.

Wu’s Speech Raises Many Questions

Some ideas Mayor Michelle Wu pitched in her State of the City speech could help make up for planned hikes in development fees. But her proposals will take time to implement, something Boston doesn’t have. It’s time the mayor invites industry into the affordability conversation to help find immediate solutions.