Waterfront Standoff Continues In Wake of Ruling

“Not in my backyard” could be the state motto in Massachusetts, where major real estate developments routinely endure costly legal challenges. The Chiofaro Co.’s proposed 600-foot mixed-use tower at the Harbor Garage site near the New England Aquarium in Boston is an example.

CLF Considers ‘All Options’ on Waterfront Zoning

The state’s top environmental official rejected appeals of new Boston waterfront zoning that would enable The Chiofaro Cos. and the owners of the James F. Hook & Co. lobster pound to redevelop their properties with high-rises, including an approximately 600-foot tower on Chiofaro’s Harbor Garage site.