Time was the six-building complex on the old Boston Herald site was to be 6 acres of rental apartments and tens of thousands of square feet of retail, including a Whole Foods, and that was that.
Now the mega-project will include an 83-unit, eight-story condo building at Traveler Street and Harrison Avenue, a market-driven accompaniment to the 392 apartments slated to go up as well.
Indeed, nothing's hotter right now in Boston-proper real estate than a condo on the market: They usually go fast and they usually go for over their asking prices. Read: There's a lot of demand. "These new condominium projects cannot be built fast enough," an analyst told The Globe's Casey Ross. (Of course, no one's really building them in Boston, but that's another story.) The Ink Block condos are going for between $550,000 for a one-bedroom to more than $2 million for a penthouse. Bring it.
· 83 Condos Planned for Former Herald Property [Globe]
· Have You Thought of Ink Lately? [Curbed Boston]
· 9 Awesome Things We Learned at the Ink Block Block Party [Curbed Boston]
· Not a Summer Fad: Over-Asks in the Hub's Condo Market [Curbed Boston]
· How to Speed Up in the Hub's Low-Inventory Market [Curbed Boston]