Exciting News from the West End

Nearly all new development projects are exciting, but a slate of proposals to turn a single-story library site in Boston into 90 or more affordable homes is worth cheering on with extra intensity.

Redevelopment of BFIT Campus Approved in South End

The Boston Planning and Development Agency approved seven projects that will create 485 housing units, including a three-building redevelopment of Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology Campus in South End and an affordable housing tower in Chinatown.

Healey Heeds the Housing Call

In a break from Gov. Charlie Baker’s approach, Governor-elect Maura Healey has vowed to give housing developers top priority as the state seeks to accelerate surplus property sales in the new administration.

Housing to Replace Car Wash, Tow Lot in Allston-Brighton

Resuming their busy approval process after adjusting meeting and public comment protocols, Boston Planning & Development Agency directors gave the go-ahead to 354 housing units, including 254 at a trio of projects in the active Allston-Brighton submarket.