Feb 25, 2018
East Boston apartment development overlooking Constitution Beach secures building permit
An East Boston apartment development at 917 Bennington Street overlooking Constitution Beach and Boston Harbor has secured a building permit, and is expected to start construction in the coming months. Approved by the City of Boston in 2013, the $10 million development will construct a five-story building featuring 42 apartment residences including studios, one-bedrooms and two-bedrooms, as well as a 45-space vehicle parking garage. The project site is currently vacant, and is the former site of a funeral home that was recently demolished.
Jan 25, 2018
Facade construction underway at 24-26 Hichborn Street condominiums in Brighton
Nearly all windows have been installed along the five-story facade of 24-26 Hichborn Street, a 20-unit condominium building located adjacent to the 15.2-acre Boston Landing development in Brighton. The building’s structure has been fully framed, and exterior balconies and moisture-resistant cladding have been installed along the facade. In the coming months, a mix of brick and plank siding exterior finishes will be installed along 24-26 Hichborn Street’s facade, and installation of interior finishes within residences and common spaces will begin. The building will also contain approximately 1,800 square feet of ground-floor retail space, with a 26-space underground vehicle parking garage. The following is a photograph of 24-26 Hichborn Street:
Oct 03, 2017
46 condominiums proposed steps from Boston Landing in Brighton
Hichborn Partners LLC proposes to construct 46 new condominiums at 46 Hichborn Street in Brighton, steps from the Boston Landing mixed-use development and commuter rail station. Residences would include 6 studios, 7 one-bedrooms, 7 one-bedroom-pluses, 22 two-bedrooms, 3 two-bedroom-pluses and 1 three-bedroom. The building would feature a large common roof deck with a rooftop pool, as well as 13 private roof decks. Additional amenities would include a yoga and fitness room, a community room and a gym. The proponent expects to start construction of the proposed building in Spring 2018 and has filed plans with the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA), who is now reviewing the project. Completion of 46 Hichborn Street is expected in Fall 2019.
Sep 20, 2017
22 apartments with ground-floor office space proposed near East Boston's Maverick Square
Flying Cloud Realty Trust proposes to construct 22 apartment residences and two office spaces totaling nearly 800 square feet at 75-85 Liverpool Street, steps from East Boston's Maverick Square. Residences would include 16 studios and 6 two-bedrooms, with amenities including a communal roof deck. 11 parking spaces would be provided on site; the MBTA Blue Line is located just minutes away, offering a one-stop commute to Downtown Boston. Flying Cloud has filed plans for 75-85 Liverpool Street with the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA), who is now reviewing the proposed project.
Aug 28, 2017
57 condominiums with ground-floor commercial space proposed in Dorchester's Lower Mills
City Point Development of Newton, MA proposes to construct a new mixed-use building at 1120-1132 Washington Street in Dorchester's Lower Mills neighborhood featuring 57 condominium residences and 3,600 square feet of ground-floor commercial space. The proponent aims to start construction of the building early next year. Depending upon market conditions, financing and additional factors, residences could be built as apartments. Commercial space could contain either two professional offices or a locally owned and operated market. Construction of the proposed building would take approximately two years. The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) is now reviewing the proposed project plans.
Jul 05, 2017
Finish installation underway at 933 East Second Street mixed-use building in South Boston's City Point
933 East Second Street's facade is nearly complete, with all windows installed and the building fully weatherproofed. Exterior finish panels have been installed along large sections of the building, and fit out of the building's residences and common spaces is now underway. The new four-story building will feature 20 new condominium residences with ground-floor restaurant space. 933 East Second Street replaces a vacant single-story concrete office building with a modern building featuring a distinctive exterior facade composed of brick veneer, wood veneer and aluminum paneling, providing the South Boston streetscape with an attractive modern aesthetic. The following are photographs of 933 East Second Street:
Jul 04, 2017
Exterior finishing nearing completion at 57 L Street, new South Boston condominiums
Installation of 57 L Street's brick facade is nearly complete, with all windows and roofing in place. 57 L Street is now fully weather tight, and interior finishing of the building's 13 condominium residences and common spaces is now underway. The following are photographs of 57 L Street:
Feb 27, 2017
57 L Street residences in South Boston nearly fully sealed
57 L Street's 4-story superstructure has topped off, and facade work is well underway. Weatherproofing is in place across all sides of the building, and windows will soon be installed. Upon completion, 57 L Street will feature 13 residential units. The following are photographs of 57 L Street:
Feb 27, 2017
Exterior finishing nearing completion at South Boston's 933 East Second Street condominiums
Weatherproofing is fully in place across 933 East Second Street's facade, and the final exterior finishes are being installed. Windows have been installed on all sides of the building. Interior fit out of 933 East Second Street's condominiums and common spaces is also underway. The following are photographs of 933 East Second Street:
Dec 08, 2016
40-unit Dorchester condo development receives final approval
A 40-unit condominium development in Dorchester’s Edward Everett Square, 1258-1272 Massachusetts Avenue, has received all necessary approvals to move forward with construction. The City of Boston’s Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) approved the project at Tuesday (December 6th, 2016) night’s meeting. The building is located next to the recently-opened Dorchester Brewing Company. Construction is expected to commence in Spring 2017.
Oct 21, 2016
BPDA approves 1258-1272 Massachusetts Avenue, 40 new Dorchester apartments, for construction
At last night's board meeting, the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) approved 1258-1272 Massachusetts Avenue for construction. Located in Dorchester, the $12.5 million 1258-1272 Massachusetts Avenue will consist of two new six-story mixed-use buildings containing 40 residential rental apartments, including five affordable units, and approximately 1,500 square feet of ground-floor retail. 1258-1272 Massachusetts Avenue will now go before the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) for review. Construction of 1258-1272 Massachusetts Avenue could commence this year.
Aug 23, 2016
40 new apartments proposed for Dorchester's Edward Everett Square
Developer Douglas R. George of Dorchester has filed a Small Project Review Application (SPRA) with the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) to construct two new buildings containing 40 residential rental apartments and approximately 1,500 square feet of ground-floor retail in Dorchester's Edward Everett Square at 1258-1272 Massachusetts Avenue. Construction of the $12.5 million project could commence this year, and the buildings would be completed in the fourth quarter of 2017. The following is a link to the SPRA for 1258-1272 Massachusetts Avenue; additional information about the proposed project can be found above.
Aug 12, 2016
151 Liverpool Street, 36 new condominiums in East Boston, approved for construction
At last night's board meeting, the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) approved 151 Liverpool Street for construction. Located in East Boston steps to Maverick Square and Boston Harbor, 151 Liverpool Street will be a new six-story building containing 36 residential condominiums. An existing industrial building will be demolished. More information about 151 Liverpool Street is posted below.
Jun 17, 2016
New developer acquires East Boston project site, files Notice of Project Change
A new developer, City Point Development
of Newton, has acquired the 151 Liverpool Street project site on the East Boston Waterfront. City Point Development has submitted a Notice of Project Change (NPC) to the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) with new proposal for the project.
Per the NPC, the new proposal calls for demolishing the existing building, previously proposed for preservation, and constructing a new six-story residential building with an underground parking structure. The new building would contain 36 residential condominiums with amenities including a rooftop running/walking track and 36 parking spaces. The following are links to the NPC
and proposed architectural plans
More information about the new proposal for 151 Liverpool Street is posted below.
Feb 19, 2016
Approved East Boston project site listed for sale
The approved residential development site at 151 Liverpool Street has been listed for sale
. Developer Cedarwood Development
received approval from the Boston Redevelopment Authority in April 2015 to construct a three-story addition to the existing two-story building on site. The resulting 38,000 square foot, five-story residential building would have 24 apartments. The following is a link to the approved project plans
Feb 16, 2016
A small project review application was submitted to the Boston Redevelopment Authority on Thursday to construct a new mixed-use development at 24-26 Hichborn Street in Boston's Brighton neighborhood. The development team hopes to start construction in spring 2016. Project site is located adjacent to Boston Landing.