Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: Thanksgiving Pet Food Drive, Wharf District Meeting, Rebranding the West End as “Uptown”, Best Meatballs

Things to know for Tuesday Your daily round up for Tuesday, November 21: Tuesday, November 21: Thanksgiving Pet Food Drive at Post Gazette. Tuesday is the last day to help Freeway support a local shelter by donating pet food and supplies. Donations can be dropped off at 5 Prince Street, see additional details here. 5:00PM 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…

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…

Event Notices Photos & Videos Real Estate

Boston Garden Project Team Hears Community Concerns Regarding Three Tower Development [Video]

The Boston Garden Project was presented at a Monday night community meeting, sponsored by the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) and the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC). The above video shows the presentation and discussion, recorded on September 16, 2013 at the Nazzaro Community Center in Boston’s North End. Boston Properties Read More…

Real Estate

B&T Highlights Russia Wharf’s Financing

Paul McMorrow, of Banker & Tradesman, discusses how Boston Properties has been using more equity than secured real estate debt to fund its commercial development, including the Russia/Atlantic Wharf development. “Boston Properties made headlines in April when it managed to extract, from some decidedly icy credit markets, a $215 million construction loan for its Russia Read More…