Articles Posted in the " Downtown Crossing " Category

  • Farm-to-Table Restaurants Becoming the New Neighborhood Eatery

    photo by: Farm-to-table is the new trend, and Boston’s restaurant scene has really picked up on it. From sourcing ingredients from local food vendors and becoming a true part of the neighborhood, farm-to-table restaurants are receiving tremendous success right now. Most of these farm-to-table restaurants have an atmosphere different from any other type of […]

  • Boston Chinatown shrinking or expanding?

    Cranes are busily rolling up and down at 120 Kingston Street and construction workers are working hard on 1 Greenway. A couple blocks away at downtown crossing, the Millenniums Tower is rising. That is the scene you will see when walking through Boston Chinatown, the third biggest one in the United States. From the day […]

  • What are customers expecting from the coffee house

    1. A coffee house that matches with consumers’ lifestyles. If your sweet spot is located in an area crowded with colleges and offices, make a little effort to make the place comfortable for working and socializing. If your sweet spot is located in an area with significant high foot and car traffic, give some thought […]

  • Healthier Economy Brings Better Business Opportunities

      The Business Monitor International upgraded their 2014 real GDP growth forecast from 2.7% to 2.8% with growth set to average 2.4% per year from 2013-2018. Our economy is recovering. With a growing external trade demand from the key US trade partners, including Canada, Mexico and the United Kingdom, both the industrial and office segments […]

  • “Graduated” Startups Find Downtown Office Space

    Dozens of startup companies have found a new destination for affordable office space: Downtown Crossing. The more popular destinations, such as Boston’s Seaport/Innovation District and Kendall Square in Cambridge, have proven too expensive for these emerging companies. The 1.4 million square foot Downtown Crossing submarket is better known as the hub of department store shopping […]

  • Arnold Worldwide Takes Office Space in Downtown Crossing

    Millennium Partners announced it has signed a lead tenant for the Burnham Building redevelopment at the former Filene’s department store, this will help fill in a piece of the puzzle for  Boston’s Downtown Crossing redevelopment. Arnold Worldwide will take occupancy of 125,000 square feet of office space at the Burnham Building in September 2014. The Burnham Building […]

  • Chacarero plans for expansion

    Downtown Crossing’s Chacarero has a bright future in the Boston area. The restaurant, which has received rave reviews of its Chilean-style sandwiches, will open a second location at the Prudential Center. Chacarero began when owner Juan Hurtado began selling the Chilean sandwiches from a pushcart in Downtown crossing nearly 20 years ago. Hurtado’s cart did […]

  • Mayor Menino rubs shoulders with Downtown Crossing businesses

    This week Mayor Thomas Menino retaliated against a Downtown Crossing business organization that is evicting pushcart vendors from the shopping district. The Downtown Boston Business Improvement District, a group of landlords in the 34-block area, pay a combined $3.2 million each year to enhance the shopping district. Last week, they voted to shut down the […]

  • 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).

  • 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 […]