Expectations keep building for the waterfront park that the Trustees of Reservations wants to build. The nonprofit’s president has described it as potentially "jaw-dropping," and now the Globe is comparing it to New York’s High Line.
The average asking price for market-price homes along Boston’s Waterfront is $995 a square foot, according to a new analysis. How does the neighborhood compare with other water-facing enclaves such as Neponset and Squantum?
One is definitely more expensive than the other, even when you get to the tops of their respective markets. Yet, one analysts says it’s only a matter of time before Quincy matches its much bigger northern neighbor.
Unit 4 at 236 Commercial Street includes soaring ceilings, ample skylights, a custom-made floating staircase, and a private deck. All of this comes for a per-square-foot asking that is not that shocking by Boston standards.
The Trustees of Reservations, which owns some 27,000 acres of parkland in Massachusetts, wants to build what its chief executive describes as a "jaw-dropping" park along the city’s waterfront. Here’s where it could go.
Just under one-third of readers guessed the correct asking for this brick-and-beam wonderland on Boston’s waterfront. The winning sum was $1,300,000. The full results of our latest PriceSpotter this way.
Lost a bit in the details of the Boston Planning and Development Agency’s approval of a rezoning for 42 acres of prime Boston waterfront was a proposal from the New England Aquarium to create a so-called "Blueway" from the current Rose Kennedy Greenway.
The city has signed off on a rezoning of 42 acres of waterfront in downtown Boston, including 22 acres of filled tidelands. The decision clears the way for one of the city’s tallest buildings at the site of the Boston Harbor Garage.
A new zoning plan for the Boston waterfront would allow for a 600-foot tower in place of the Boston Harbor Garage. That spire would join two other towers of similar scope either under construction or planned in Boston.
Newly constructed or converted homes dominate the map. In fact, more than one-quarter of the 20 priciest were in a single property: Millennium Tower, which opened this year as Boston's tallest residential building (for now).
The 14-story, 120-unit luxury condo development on the Boston waterfront’s Fan Pier officially topped off in early December after just over a year of construction. Now come the first listings and they’re as pricey as you would expect.
Once upon a time, micro-housing was going to rescue the Boston housing market from its often absurdly high prices and gnawing scarcity. That did not happen, but that does not mean that micro-housing is not a feature of the city's real estate market.
'Tis no surprise that small does not exactly equal cheaper in the city's frothy housing market right now. This map proves that once again. There are selections here that rival the tags for entire estates in the suburbs.
A renovation at 50 Battery Street on the Boston waterfront has left behind a blindingly bright condo with 270-degree views and a price tag of almost $1,800 a square foot. Go inside now. Try not to spill anything.
A new proposal for waterfront parkland may end up a game-changer for the redevelopment of the Harbor Garage, one of Boston’s most controversial projects in recent memory. The proposal centers on a 1,000-foot extension of the Greenway.
A state decision appears to have doomed a proposal to plunk a two-building, 277-key hotel at the edge of Lewis Wharf in Boston. The decision could also affect other major waterfront projects currently on the table.
Plans once called for a dramatic pair of towers that would include some 1,300,000 square feet. Now there's talk of a much smaller single tower. It's still controversial, though. Won't somebody please think of the fishes?
Sales in new developments such as Millennium Tower and Four51 Marlborough were among the 10 priciest in Boston in July. Also, several of the biggest deals from last month closed only after often-titanic price-chops.
The 2,258-square-foot duplex that is Unit 401/501 at 50 Burroughs Wharf on Boston's waterfront is certainly web-traffic-stopping. And yet. About a week after it was listed, the spread's price plunged six figures.
The 16th-floor, six-room spread is asking an astounding-for-Boston $2,000-plus per square foot. And it just might get it. The tag includes two parking spaces, a 75-inch flat-screen, and two sets of W/Ds.
Back Bay, Beacon Hill, and the Waterfront boast the city's most expensive condos by square foot, to absolutely no one's surprise. What is surprising is by just how much these neighborhoods best other enclaves around town.
The city's next titanic sale will likely emerge from this gobsmacking herd. That herd is clustered in Back Bay and Beacon Hill, but there are some geographic exceptions. Also, the majority appear to be new-construction or conversions.
Not surprisingly, the harborside spreads retail for some of the highest asking prices in the city. Within the pool of current listings, however, there is quite a wide range. Check out how wide this way.