Articles Posted in the " development " Category

  • The Kendall Square Initiative

    On February 5, 2013 the East Cambridge Business Association released updated plans to revitalize Kendall Square as a world-renowned center of innovation. The goal of redevelopment is to create a vibrant, mixed-use district that will compliment innovations underway on MIT’s campus. ABG Commercial is excited about the development of the PUD-5 district. As the housing […]

  • Low home inventory drives prices, construction in Massachusetts

    Following the housing bubble, construction of new homes declined sharply. The effects of low home inventories were felt in 2012 and will continue throughout 2013. The MLS Property Information Network reports that prospective buyers in Massachusetts had 23% fewer homes to select from compared to this time last year. In fact, in just Boston alone […]

  • Casino mogul Steve Wynn sets his sights on Massachusetts

    Legendary casino mogul Steve Wynn has his sights set on a land parcel in Everett for a possible casino. The billionaire developer is reportedly touring land alongside the Mystic River in Everett today. The site, formerly known as the Monsanto Chemical site, could potentially housing Wynn’s latest casino. Two other developers have already applied for […]

  • Hanover Co. announces two major developments in Boston

    Hanover Co., a Houston-based developer, has its sights set on Boston. The developer announced that it will break ground on two apartment complexes by the year’s end. The developments, one in Boston and the other in Cambridge, are the newest additions to Boston’s ever-changing skyline. The Cambridge development, a 398-unit apartment complex, will commence next […]

  • Plans for 40 Trinity Place unveiled

    The Back Bay’s skyline may have its newest edition—a 33-story hotel and residential dubbed 40 Trinity Place. The plans for the complex were unveiled Tuesday by prominent real estate developers Trinity Stuart LLC, a local development partnership comprised of Jordan Warshaw, Gary Saunders, and Jeffrey Saunders.. The project will include a 220-room hotel, 142 units […]

  • Did political donations influence BRA?

    Last week, residences of Jamaica Plain were left speechless after the Boston Redevelopment Authority approved plans to construct apartments at the former Home for Little Wanderers. The $75 million project, proposed by Boston Residential Group, was met with criticism over size and cost. However, the Boston Herald now reports that the Boston Redevelopment Authority’s decision […]

  • Boston Properties announces Kendall Square development

    Boston Properties announces Kendall Square development

    Last week, Boston Properties announced a detailed proposal for a 22-story apartment tower in Kendall Square. The presentation, made by regional manager Bryan Koop and the firm’s project manager David Stewart, outlined plans for a 200,000 square foot project. If approved, construction would begin in 2014 with expected completion in 2016. President of the East […]

  • East Cambridge Revitalized: The Old Sullivan Courthouse

    East Cambridge Revitalized: The Old Sullivan Courthouse

    This week, proposed plans for the redevelopment of the Edward J. Sullivan Courthouse in East Cambridge progressed, with three of an original six companies moving forward into a second round of bidding. The East Cambridge Planning Team, a state agency responsible for redevelopment of the Sullivan Courthouse, identified a proposal submitted by HYM Investment Group […]