Dec 07, 2017
Plans revealed for new mixed-use building in South Boston’s Perkins Square
A series of one-to-three-story commercial buildings at 457-469A West Broadway in South Boston's Perkins Square would be demolished and replaced with a new five-story mixed-use building starting construction in the first quarter of 2019 per newly proposed plans. The five-story building, proposed by Oranmore Enterprises, would feature 44 residences, including 16 one-bedrooms and 28 two-bedrooms, and 13,500 square feet of ground-floor retail space. The proponent has not determined whether residences would be marketed as apartments or condominiums. Completion of the building is expected in the fourth quarter of 2020 pending official approval. Oranmore has submitted plans for the proposed building to the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA), who is now reviewing the project.
Nov 28, 2017
South Boston mixed-use building at A Street and West Broadway receives final construction approval
An upcoming mixed-use building located at 87-93 West Broadway in South Boston, at the intersection of West Broadway and A Street, has received final approval for construction. Following the City of Boston’s Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA)’s approval of the project at today’s meeting, construction of 87-93 West Broadway is expected to commence in the second quarter of 2018, with completion expected in the fourth quarter of 2019. 87-93 West Broadway will feature 65 condominium residences, including 10 one-bedrooms and 55 two-bedrooms, and 9,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space, with 88 below-level garage parking spaces and a green roof deck.
Oct 19, 2017
BPDA approves 87-93 West Broadway, 65 new condominiums with ground-floor retail in South Boston
The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) approved 87-93 West Broadway, a new mixed-use building in South Boston featuring 65 condominium residences and 9,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space, at last Thursday’s board meeting. The building will contain 10 one-bedroom and 55 two-bedroom condominiums, with 88 below-level garage parking spaces. Eight residences at 87-93 West Broadway will be designated affordable. Construction of 87-93 West Broadway is expected to commence in the second quarter of 2018, with completion expected in the fourth quarter of 2019. 87-93 West Broadway will require additional approval by the City of Boston’s Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) in order to proceed with construction.
Sep 20, 2017
Structural framing underway at 100 A Street new-construction condominiums in South Boston
Construction of 100 A Street’s concrete base, which will contain a 536-square-foot retail space and a 10-car parking garage, is complete, and framing of the six-story building’s upper five floors with wood is now underway. 100 A Street’s second floor has been largely framed, and additional floors will be framed in the coming weeks. 100 A Street will feature nine condominium residences, including 8 two-bedrooms ranging from 1,701 to 1,803 square feet and 1 3,585-square-foot four-bedroom. Sales of 100 A Street residences will begin in the coming months. The following are photographs of 100 A Street:
Sep 07, 2017
44 new condominiums proposed on West Broadway in South Boston
463 West Broadway LLC, led by longtime property owner Barry Goldman, proposes to develop a 68,434-square-foot mixed-use building featuring 44 condominium residences and 13,690 square feet of ground-floor retail space at 457-469A West Broadway in South Boston’s Perkins Square, the site of an existing one-to-two-story, 16,658-square-foot commercial building. The proposed building would also contain 5,707 square feet of basement amenity space, along with 48 underground parking spaces. 463 West Broadway LLC has filed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to develop the project with the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA), who is now reviewing the project.
Jun 22, 2017
Developer of mixed-use development which would replace South Boston gas station aiming for Q2 2018 groundbreaking
Oranmore Enterprises, developer of the proposed 98,000-square-foot 87-93 West Broadway mixed-use development which would replace the existing Gulf gas station, one of South Boston's last gas stations, is aiming to start construction of the project in the second quarter of 2018. The development would feature 65 residences and 9,000 square feet of ground-floor retail; the development site is located at the intersection of A Street and West Broadway steps to the Broadway MBTA Red Line station, the Seaport District, the South End and Downtown Boston. Oranmore expects to complete the proposed project in the fourth quarter of 2019, and has submitted a Project Notification Form (PNF) for the project to the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA), who is now reviewing the project.
Apr 25, 2017
98,000 square foot mixed-use development proposed at site of South Boston gas station
Oranmore Enterprises proposes to construct a 98,000 square foot mixed-use development at the site of a Gulf gas station at the corner of A Street and West Broadway (87-93 West Broadway) in South Boston. The development would feature 56 residences, 5,617 square feet of ground-floor retail, 2,020 square feet of community-use space and 64 garage parking spaces.
The development would replace one of South Boston's last remaining gas stations. Just two gas stations are currently in operation in South Boston, the Gulf at 87-93 West Broadway and a Speedway at 151 Old Colony Avenue. The proponent has filed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to develop 87-93 West Broadway with the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA), who is now reviewing the project plans. Additional details, including renderings, will be revealed in the coming months.
Mar 12, 2017
Archdiocese lists approved Gate of Heaven development site in South Boston for lease
The Archdiocese of Boston has listed its' 44,000 square foot former elementary school building in South Boston, the site of the approved Gate of Heaven condominium development, for long-term master-lease. The lease listing touts the building's potential for redevelopment by a tenant or developer for "educational, multi-family, assisted
living/skilled nursing [or] office" uses; Colliers International is the building's listing broker. The Gate of Heaven development, which was approved in 2015, would have converted the building into 24 luxury condominiums but ultimately fell through due to neighborhood opposition.
Aug 15, 2016
Residents move in at The Residences at St. Augustine in South Boston
Residents have moved into The Residences at St. Augustine, a new 29-unit luxury condominium building located in South Boston steps to Perkins Square and Dorchester Heights. Restoration of the historic church building, dedicated in 1880, is complete, and the surrounding grounds have been landscaped. Sales of 18 of the 29 condominiums (62%) have closed with prices ranging from $649K to $1.05 million as recorded in the Suffolk County Registry of Deeds, with a number of the remaining 11 condominiums under agreement. Condominiums at The Residences at St. Augustine range from approximately 500 to 1,600 square feet with studio to duplex two-bedroom configurations and feature amenities including high ceilings, large windows and state-of-the-art finishes. The following are photographs of The Residences at St. Augustine:
View from Dorchester Street
View from Dorchester Street
Freshly landscaped garden beds in the front
Balcony of a residential unit
Preserved facade of St. Augustine
Rear of building on F Street
Rear of building on F Street
Rear of building on F Street
More information about The Residences at St. Augustine can be found below.
Jun 14, 2016
Gate of Heaven condominium project in South Boston falls through
The Boston Globe reports that the Gate of Heaven condominium project located in South Boston, approved for construction last year, has fallen through. The Archdiocese of Boston and developer Oranmore Enterprises reportedly allowed the purchase agreement on the site to expire on May 31.
More information about the approved Gate of Heaven proposal is posted below.
Feb 15, 2016
The Residences at 100 A Street is now approved for construction. Anticipated start of construction is in June 2016. The Residences at 100 A Street is located across A Street from also-approved 69 A Street.