Real Estate

Boston Garden Project Gets Go Ahead for First Phase, Including Champions Row and Supermarket

After previously rejecting the podium/entrance design of the Boston Garden project, the Boston Civic Design Commission gave the go ahead for developers Boston Properties and Delaware North to move forward with a $258 million first phase. The initial structure features the “Champions Row” multi-level podium that will face the street and guide people to North Station Read More…

Real Estate

Design Commission Sends Boston Garden Project Back to Drawing Board

The Boston Civic Design Commission rejected Phase 1 design of the Boston Garden project at their review meeting last week. North End resident and NEWRA ZLC Chair, Victor Brogna, attended the meeting and reports the issue seems to be the main entrance which is visually an extension of Canal Street but is narrower and results in a noticeably Read More…

Business Real Estate

Star Market Signs Lease at Boston Garden Development Project

Following a preliminary agreement in December 2013, Star Market has now signed a long-term lease at the new TD Garden / North Station development by Boston Properties and Delaware North, according to the Boston Herald. It will be the largest supermarket (63,000 s.f.) in downtown Boston. The Boston Garden Project includes three towers (hotel, residential & office) emerging Read More…

Real Estate

NEWRA and WECA Issue Comment Letter to State Regulator on Boston Garden Project

The following comment letter on Boston Garden Project’s Final Environmental Impact Report was submitted jointly by North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association and West End Civic Association. View letter in PDF format. March 7, 2014 Secretary Richard K. Sullivan, Jr. Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Attn: MEPA Office Alexander Strysky, EEA No. 15052 100 Read More…

Community Event Notices Real Estate

Boston Garden Development Advisory Group Members Question City Hall Deal

Citizens of the Impact Advisory Group (IAG) for the $1 billion Boston Garden development project are calling foul on Mayor Menino’s “compromise” agreement with developers, Boston Properties and Delaware North and their plan for a mega-complex in front of the existing TD Garden. Citing no significant concessions to neighborhood concerns regarding the 600 foot tower Read More…

Business Real Estate

Star Market Signs Preliminary Agreement for Supermarket at Boston Garden Project

Star Market has signed a preliminary agreement to operate a supermarket at the proposed Boston Garden development project, according to Thomas Grillo at the Boston Business Journal. The Boston Garden Project is being championed by commercial real estate developer Boston Properties and Delaware North Companies, current owner of TD Garden. Proponents are set to appear Read More…

Government Real Estate

BBJ: City Hall to Approve Tax Break and 600-Foot High Boston Garden Project

In the rush for development approvals before the end of the Menino administration, Boston Properties and Delaware North Companies have garnered a “blighted area” designation from Boston City Hall that would allow for a sizable tax break on the $1 billion Boston Garden Project, according to Thomas Grillo of the Boston Business Journal. The City Read More…

Community Real Estate

BBJ: “Contentious” Meeting Held on Boston Garden Project Regarding Tower Height and Tax Breaks

The “rabble rousers” apparently showed up at Wednesday night’s meeting on the Boston Garden Project hosted by the Boston Redevelopment Authority and developer Boston Properties. A selected panel of interested parties, known as the Impact Advisory Group, focused on the 600 feet proposed height of a residential tower versus the 400 feet that was previously planned Read More…

Community Event Notices Real Estate

“Rabble Rousing” Email on Boston Garden Project Evokes Strong Response from North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association

A North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) committee has contacted the Boston Redevelopment Authority expressing concerns regarding the public review process for the The Boston Garden Project. The comments are largely in response to the now infamous “rabble rousing” BRA email sent to members of an Impact Advisory Group (IAG) including the following statements Read More…

Real Estate

Residents’ Association Conditionally Supports Phase I of Boston Garden Project With Infrastructure and Mitigation Measures

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) issued conditional support for the first phase of the proposed Boston Garden Project in an 8-page comment letter to the Boston Redevelopment Authority. Phase I of The Boston Garden Project will go far toward reaching the goals along the Causeway Street corridor. Phase I should move forward Read More…

Community Event Notices People

North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) Elects New Officers at Annual Meeting; Talks Bike Lanes and Development [Video]

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) has a new slate of officers for the 2013-2014 term. The five new executives ran unopposed and were unanimously elected by voice vote on October 10, 2013 at NEWRA’s annual meeting. The 2013-14 NEWRA Executive Committee includes four new officers with President Jim Salini returning for a Read More…

Photos & Videos Real Estate

“One Congress” Government Center Garage Redevelopment Project Moving Toward November Approval [Video]

One Congress – Redevelopment of Government Center Garage – Public Meeting – BRA – October 7, 2013 Video Timeline: 00:00 BRA Introduction and Process Review 04:00 One Congress Project Presentation by Thomas O’Brien of HYM Investor Group 24:10 Public Questions and Comments “One Congress,” the Government Center Garage redevelopment project, is moving quickly toward approval Read More…