Boston Development News
The latest on the major new developments shaping the Boston region.
The other big development news of the week has to do with demand for all that under-development housing in the Boston area.
Other major development news of the week includes the potential redevelopment of a famed Boston hotel.
The Hotel Buckminster’s shuttering underscores just how much the pandemic has dimmed the once burning-bright prospects of the region’s hospitality industry.
Other big development news of the week includes the 10 tallest Boston buildings by mid-decade and speculation surrounding federal infrastructure funding.
The Blue Line to Lynn, climate-change protections, a direct North Station-South Station link—these and other possibilities should be on the region’s wish list if a coronavirus-related infrastructure initiative bears fruit in D.C.
That’s the week's biggest development news—though there’s also a proposal for Brighton and some choice nuggets from the archives.
The project at 421-425 Market Street near the Green Line would also come with two dozen parking spots. The review of the plan, though, like with so many other Boston projects, is on hold due to coronavirus.
If you need a distraction, here’s some choice writing from us about our glorious region.
Other big development news this week surrounds the novel coronavirus’ effects on Boston-area real estate.
The 691-foot Winthrop Center—the tallest U.S. building under construction north of New York City, in fact—is still on pace to open in 2022, its developer says.
The latest rendering of the future apartment complex at 771 Beacon Street shows the scope of the larger Boston development in general.
The 1201 River Street project would include 48 condos near two commuter rail stations. Its developer describes it as "workforce housing."
Other big development news of the week includes major projects for Dorchester and Newton as well as more change in Cambridge’s Central Square.
The historically large development—covering the old UMass-owned Bayside Expo site and an adjacent parcel—would host housing, lab space, offices, and more under tentative plans.
The development with 800 apartments in the city’s Upper Falls area was seen as a bellwether of the public’s appetite for housing construction in the Boston region.
Here are the latest renderings of the 62-unit conversion of two former Suffolk University buildings.
Market Central is a new three-unit complex off the Red Line and teeming with lifestyle-specific amenities, including free Bluebikes memberships for tenants.
Other big development news of the week includes Boston’s hotel-building boom, a new office building in Kendall Square, and a prime parcel up for grabs in the South End.
The recently opened VITA complex is higher-end for the neighborhood, and buyers have spoken for nearly 90 percent of its 82 units.
Bay Village’s 132 Arlington Street has traded for $9.25 million to a well-known Boston developer—but it’s going to stay a parking lot for a bit longer.
Ebenezer Baptist Church is vacating its longtime West Springfield Street home in hopes of raising money from a sale for a new facility in Boston.
The week’s other big development news includes a proposed apartment building between Hyde Park and Roslindale and a possible Superfund designation for the Neponset.
Other big development news this week includes hotels in downtown Boston, Back Bay, and the Seaport as well as the resurrection of a proposal for over the Mass. Pike.
The 1,054-room Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport is counting on attracting not only business travelers via the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center across the street, but locals and tourists too.