Eight Developers set to battle for Financial District location

Posted at 04/16/2015 10:22 PM by Brent Dumont

The stage is set for eight developers vying to build a new tower in place of an old city owned parking garage in the Financial District.  All eight have submitted proposals for skyscrapers that would rival the Hancock Tower in terms of height.  The list includes some of the most well known developers both locally […]

Boston Needs More Affordable Housing

Posted at 04/08/2015 5:24 PM by Jason Weissman

These two Op-Eds recently published in the Boston Globe show some very effective ideas on creating more affordable housing in Boston. Published by former Mayoral Candidate Mike Ross: Read Here where Ross proposes the building of modular housing in Boston. Published by CEO of the Mount Vernon Company, Bruce Percelay: Read Here where Bruce Percelay provides nine eloquent ideas […]

Real Estate News Roundup

Posted at 10/11/2013 8:13 PM by Genevieve Pane-Joyce

The Envoy Hotel (picture credit – BBJ) Sleep Soundly on Sleeper Street – The Envoy Hotel, a 6-story, 100,000 SF boutique hotel at 66 Sleeper Street is slated to break ground this month. (BBJ) Fabulous Fort Point Apartments – 315 on A, Fort Point’s first apartment tower — and LEED Gold certified at that, will open […]

1350 Boylston – Too High Hopes?

Posted at 08/13/2013 9:20 PM by Genevieve Pane-Joyce

Fenway is an area hot with apartment development, and also brimming with controversy. Skanska, a New York developer with offices in Boston, is hoping to build an 18-story apartment tower on Boylston Street. As often happens with such things, the developers’ dreams came to combat with zoning reality. Skanska recently filed plans to replace the […]