These projects under construction are not only transforming Boston’s built environment, but providing a real-time gauge of its real estate. How these go, so will likely go the commercial and residential markets overall.
The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority and a handful of private companies, including Vertex, are working toward launching weekday ferry service from Lovejoy Wharf near North Station to the Seaport District-slash-South Boston waterfront.
There’s a lot going up in and around Boston as 2018 chugs along. Here’s a map of major developments to watch during the next 12 months. Consider it an explainer for the scaffolding and cones you’ll encounter.
Time to pick the Boston area’s neighborhood of the year! Here’s how it works: We present two matchups a day during the first round. Polls stay open 24 hours for each one. The biggest vote-getter in each matchup advances. We start with 16, and we whittle it down to one.
August 30 is the final day to request an application to live in the Beverly, the 14-story building near North Station. Its developer has called the project "the largest new construction of affordable and workforce housing in downtown Boston in more than a quarter-century."
Sales at the 15-story, 157-unit building between the Zakim and Charlestown bridges have been underway now for about two months. New arrivals on the region’s multiple-listing service provide a handy glimpse at both the condos’ interiors and their prices.
The Curbed Cup, our annual award for the Greater Boston neighborhood of the year, is kicking off with 16 areas vying for the prestigious (fake) trophy. This week we'll have two matchups per day, and all the results and the full tournament bracket will be reviewed on Friday.
These are the five neighborhoods to watch as 2016 begins its slow fade into 2017. Why are they the five to watch? Because of the changes afoot in each, most of it due to new developments and some of it quite existential.
Boston is one of the few cities in America where $600,000 buys merely entry to the housing market. So be it. The latest Curbed Comparisons tackles that magic number and comes away pleasantly surprised.
These spots, including the South End's northeast and the West End-North End borderlands, are seeing tremendous change. The current, broader monikers just don't do the times justice. Suggestions welcome.