Real Estate

Parcel 1B in the Bulfinch Triangle to Become “The Beverly” – 100% Affordable and Workforce Housing Development

Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Related Beal have unveiled The Beverly, Boston’s first 100% affordable and workforce housing development to be built in more than 25 years. The newly named 14-story building will offer 239 income-targeted apartments and the city living in the heart of Boston, conveniently located between the West End and North End neighborhoods. Read More…

Commentaries Real Estate

Supporting Affordable Housing in the North End

Dear Friends and Family of ABCD: The purpose of this letter is to support affordable housing in the North End of Boston, and this is a cause that drives me both professionally and personally. I grew up in the North End as a child in the 1950s and 1960s and recall when the neighborhood was a working-class place where 4 rooms rented for Read More…

Real Estate

Affordable Housing and Hotel Project Approved Near North Station

One of the eight new projects approved last week by the board of the Boston Redevelopment Authority was a 239 affordable housing unit and hotel development near North Station in the Bulfinch Triangle and adjacent to the North End. Developer Related Beal won approval to construct 239 rental units that will be aimed at households making between Read More…

Real Estate

Affordable Rental Housing Lottery at The Victor

Applications are now available for affordable rental housing at The Victor development, 110 Beverly Street (along Causeway Street) in the Bulfinch Triangle, West End. There will be 10 affordable rentals available through a lottery process. The lottery is being conducted by the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) through Maloney Properties. Affordable rental units include 2 studios Read More…

Community Government Real Estate Schools

Where is the Money in the North End / Waterfront and Downtown Boston?

As part of its school choice/quality review, Boston Public Schools published a map of Boston’s median household income using 2011 data by census block. Enlarging the North End / Waterfront and Downtown Boston area shows some interesting dynamics. (Blue is “high” or “very high” while pink is “low” or “very low.”) The North End / Read More…