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…

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…

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…

Real Estate

Globe: Supermarket, Target, Glass Towers Proposed at North Station / TD Garden

The lingering question of the North End / West End supermarket took another turn with news leaked to the Globe that TD Garden owner, Delaware North, and Boston Properties are looking to move forward with a double-tower mixed use development, including a Stop & Shop and a multi-level Target. Both Stop & Shop and Target Read More…

Community Transportation

Mixed Public Feedback at Causeway Street Redesign Hearing [Video]

Video: Causeway Street Reconstruction presentation and public comments at State hearing held on Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at TD Garden. Formal presentation starts at 4:30 in the video with public comments starting at the 27:00 time point. With 25% of the Causeway Street redesign completed, State and City officials received extensive feedback from a large Read More…