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Articles Posted in the " Redevelopment " Category

  • Pumping New Life into Old Space

      Agents everywhere are bound to eventually face the task of turning a less than appealing office building into a place where tenants will be excited to work. The rising number of millennials entering the workforce has in turn created a rising demand for trendy, creative, yet efficient work spaces. While reinvigorating an old space […]

  • NorthPoint set to begin construction

    NorthPoint set to begin construction

    In less than a week from now, the massive redevelopment project of NorthPoint will take a major step forward. The ceremonial groundbreaking of one of the project’s apartment towers is scheduled for Wednesday May 29th. Located on a 45-acre parcel of land in Cambridge at the edge of the Charles River, the property is expected […]

  • Update: Kendall Square development

    Update: Kendall Square development

    The redevelopment of Kendall Square has received zoning approval from the city of East Cambridge. The 26 acres owned by MIT have been rezoned and construction will likely transform the area into a center for innovation. The approval Monday allows the construction of two 300-foot-high buildings—provided that any space above 250 feet is residential. On […]

  • Mayor Taveras of Providence outline economic plan for city

    Mayor Taveras of Providence outline economic plan for city

    Mayor of Providence, Angel Taveras, released an action plan for economic development on March 27th, 2013. In an open letter to his constituents, Taveras discusses the economic challenges Providence was faced with when he assumed office in 2011. “Unemployment was too high, private sector investment was too scarce and our housing market continued to suffer […]

  • Fidelity’s former headquarters to be redeveloped?

    Fidelity’s former headquarters to be redeveloped?

    Fidelity Investment is considering a possible sale of its former headquarters in downtown Boston on Devonshire Street, reports the Boston Herald. The site is expected to garner significant interest due to redevelopment prospects. The block could be redeveloped into an office tower up to 400 feet tall. Fidelity has hired CBRE New England to market […]

  • The Christian Science Church announces details of plaza revitalization

    The Christian Science Church announces details of plaza revitalization

    Since 2011, Boston’s Christian Science Church has pursued plans to reconstruct the church’s 15-acre plaza in the Back Bay. The plans submitted to the Boston Redevelopment Authority, which were approved in 2011, include the construction of two commercial buildings. The first has an approved high of 500 feet and the second has a pre-approved height […]

  • Redesign for the Mall at Chestnut Hill

    Redesign for the Mall at Chestnut Hill

    Simon Property Groups has announced plans to expand the original footprint of the Mall at Chestnut Hill in order to accommodate three new restaurants as well as improvements to the façade of the building. The changes have been attributed to competition amongst retail developments around Route 9. New blueprints filed with the city include plans […]

  • Millennium Place on the market

    Millennium Place on the market

    Millennium Partners, the firm developing Millennium Place at Washington and Avery streets, will begin selling condominiums this week. The 256 luxury condominiums range in price from “$550,000 for one-bedrooms facing a courtyard to $3.5 million for penthouses with rooftop terraces” (Boston Herald).

  • The Quincy Corridor Revitalization

    The Quincy Corridor Revitalization

    On September 1st, 2011 the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development announced that it will allocate one of five Choice Neighborhoods Initiative grants to the redevelopment of the Dorchester Quincy Street Corridor, as well as the Woodledge/Morrant Bay Apartments. Implemented for the first time this year, Choice Neighborhoods Initiative grants are awarded to five […]

  • Millennium Partners take Boston

    Millennium Partners take Boston

    Last Thursday, the Boston Redevelopment Authority approved real estate developer Millennium Partners’ $615 million proposal to redevelop One Franklin Street in Downtown Crossing. The project will include a 625 foot structure, Millennium Tower, as well as a renovated Burnham Building. Plans include “600 condominiums and apartments, up to 218,000 square feet of office space and […]