Time was the East Boston waterfront was supposed to be the site of cranes, cranes and more cranes, as rapid residential and commercial development got under way in earnest and fleets of ferries moved new arrivals from the neighborhood to downtown Boston and back again. Things have instead proceeded piecemeal, though the winds of change can definitely be felt. Case in point? The recently debuted nine-unit development at 282 Marginal Street. The lofts at 282 Marginal are priced from the low $400,000s to the high $600,000s. The renderings you're above come with a listing for Unit 3, a 1,191-square-foot 1-BR, 1-BA asking $599,000. Each condo has its own outdoor space, including rear decks and front-facing balconies; the penthouses' decks are on the roof and run to more than 450 square feet. Here's the vu from one of them:
One condo was under agreement as of Tuesday, according to listing agent Paul Campano of Keller Williams, who added that 282 Marginal represents "the first condo building built on the waterfront in Eastie in decades." More to come, surely.
· Listing: 282 Marginal Street, #3 [Keller Williams]
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