Real Estate

Residential and Office Tower Designs Presented for Government Center Garage Project

Plans were updated this week for the Government Center Garage project by developer Thomas O’Brien’s HYM Investment Group. Slicing off parts of the garage structure, two large towers will be located near Government Center. Another four moderate height buildings will “step down” to the Greenway side. The current tunnel overhang over Congress Street will be removed. Read More…

Real Estate

Government Center Garage Project Comes Under Scrutiny in Joint Letter by Three Downtown Neighborhood Groups

Following up on previous comments related to the Government Center Garage Redevelopment project, neighborhood associations from the North End, Beacon Hill and West End have coordinated in a joint letter to the State expressing concerns along with “very specific measures of benefit and impact” on the downtown community. (Download the letter.) “… we continue to Read More…

Real Estate

Joint Letter by Downtown Neighborhood Groups to State Agency Challenges Government Center Garage Redevelopment Proposal

Neighborhood associations from the North End, Beacon Hill and West End have coordinated in a joint comment letter expressing their concerns about the “One Congress” Government Center Garage redevelopment project and how it will impact the downtown community. Now that the public process has moved from the city’s “Article 80” review level at the Boston Read More…

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Greenway Zoning Plan for Market District and Government Center; Traffic Concerns Raised [Video]

The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) hosted a public meeting at City Hall on Tuesday evening to present its plans for re-zoning the Market District and Government Center to codify the guidelines established in 2010 as part of the Greenway District Planning Study. Consultants Utile Inc. and Noble & Wickersham presented during the meeting. The analysis Read More…

Community Real Estate

Shadowing the Government Center Garage Redevelopment After the Tower Height Reductions

The recent buzz about the proposed Government Center Garage Redevelopment project has centered around its tower heights. In response to concerns regarding shadows on the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway parks and the North End neighborhood, developer Thomas O’Brien and HYM Investment Group has reduced its originally proposed tower heights from the original Project Notification Form to Read More…

Community Real Estate

Government Center Garage Redevelopment Plan Features Multi-Tower Project

New plans have been filed by Thomas O’Brien’s HYM Investment Group LLC to redevelop the Government Center Garage with a mixed use project featuring several commercial, residential and hotel towers, up to 600 feet. HYM and the Boston Redevelopment Authority released the Project Notification Form (PNF) on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. Project Details, as filed: Read More…

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HYM’s O’Brien Introduces New Development Complex to Replace Government Center Garage

Video: Government Center Garage Redevelopment Project Meeting of the Impact Advisory Group for the Boston Redevelopment Authority. Presentation by Thomas O’Brien, HYM Investment Group – July 18, 2011, City Hall. Despite many unanswered questions, HYM’s Investment Group’s Thomas O’Brien received a hopeful response last night to his new proposal for a large, phased-in complex to Read More…