New Owner Plans Mass Timber Hotel in West End

Long-stalled plans for a skinny hotel tower in Boston’s West End have new momentum with the acquisition of the property by a developer who is redesigning the building as the city’s tallest mass timber structure.

Hot Property: 69 A St.

Commodore Builders is nearing completion of Boston’s first cross-laminated timber building, a redevelopment of a former rivet factory into office and retail space at 69 A. St. in South Boston.

Repurposing Real Estate While Retaining History

Nate Turner recently marked his 22nd anniversary at Boston-based architects Margulies Perruzzi, specializing in repurposing brick-and-beam properties in neighborhoods including the Seaport District for the 21st century economy.

Model C Tests Timber Construction Potential

At a trash-strewn vacant lot in Roxbury’s Fort Hill section, Boston design-build firm Placetailor and architects Generate Technologies are making a bid to revolutionize how buildings are built in Massachusetts.