A BPDA-approved plan endorsed the idea of higher zoned building heights in downtown Boston last year. But now developers have an idea of the specifics Mayor Michelle Wu is proposing.

The administration took the wraps off a major rezoning proposal for downtown Boston at a virtual community meeting last night, with an expansive “Skyline” district at its center where building heights will only be capped by FAA restrictions, or 700 feet, and the Boston Common shadow law.

The rezoning is a core part of Wu’s efforts to encourage more investment and development downtown after three years of rising office vacancies.

What else is on tap today?

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These are the top 10 existing, recent single-family home sales in Bristol County.

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The B&T Daily: April 10, 2024

by Cassidy Norton time to read: 1 min