by Greg Ryan / via Boston Business Jornal
Rise Together and Trax Development on Friday offered a more detailed look at plans for a mixed-use development of nearly 1 million square feet in Charlestown’s Sullivan Square, one of three projects the development team is pursuing for a part of the neighborhood poised for major changes.
The developers first notified the city of its proposal for Sullivan Square in September, which the Business Journal reported at the time would come to almost 2 million square feet of lab, office, residential and other types of space. That’s across the three different projects, the first of which — in the Inner Belt, an area named after the highway that was once to go where it is located — was the subject of a Boston Planning and Development Agency filing late last week.
Boston-based Rise Together, in partnership with Newton-based Trax, is proposing four buildings in the Inner Belt project, according to the filing. The largest would be a lab-and-office space at 40 Roland St., with another commercial building at 100 Cambridge St. Two residential buildings, at 116 and 145 Cambridge St., would feature 112 units, with 20% of the units defined as affordable.
The proposal, which totals 990,831 square feet, also promises a “prominent open space at the heart of the project site along Cambridge Street” that “will re-knit this torn urban fabric while providing much-needed community green space.”
The other two projects in the trio are known as the Spice Street redevelopment, on Spice Street and Cambridge Street, and the Mystic Avenue redevelopment near the Somerville border.
Located a few minutes’ drive from Kendall Square, Sullivan Square has also been marked for a lab-and-office development by The Fallon Co. as part of a proposal last month.