Feb 12, 2019
Commercial Building Nearing Completion at 110 Savin Hill Ave.
The commercial component of the mixed-use development along Savin Hill Ave. in Dorchester is nearing completion. Fit out is currently underway for a corner market and fitness studio set to open this spring. Around the corner on Sydney Street work is also wrapping up for the residential portion of the project that will feature 9 condos and parking for 13 cars.
Oct 23, 2018
Construction Continues at 110 Savin Hill Avenue
Construction continues for the two new buildings at the corner of Savin Hill Avenue and Sydney Street in Dorchester. The residential building which will contain 9 condos and 13 parking spaces is rapidly progressing with window install nearly complete.
Exterior work is also ongoing for the 10,000sf commercial building on the project.
Aug 09, 2018
Framing Underway at 110 Savin Hill Avenue
Framing is well underway along Savin Hill Avenue in Dorchester for this new mixed-used, 24,000 square foot project. The development at 110 Savin Hill Avenue will feature both a 3 story commercial building facing Savin Hill Ave. and a 3 story condo community facing Sydney Street. Residenential units will include 1, 2, and 3 bedrooms and there will also be 13 parking spaces within the project.
Jan 09, 2018
Construction of Dorchester’s 110 Savin Hill Avenue mixed-use development begins
Demolition of existing buildings, including a long-vacant storefront, is now underway at 110 Savin Hill Avenue in Dorchester’s Savin Hill neighborhood, the future site of nine market-rate condominium residences and 10,574 square feet of commercial/retail space. The project has been issued a building permit by the City of Boston, and will replace the storefront and two houses with two new-construction buildings including a residential building along Sydney Street and a commercial/retail building along Savin Hill Avenue. Residences will include one 1-bedroom, six 2-bedrooms and two 3-bedrooms. Commercial and retail space could include a neighborhood market, a restaurant, a cafe or a spa, in addition to office space.
Oct 19, 2017
110 Savin Hill Avenue mixed-use development in Dorchester receives final approval
The City of Boston's Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) has approved 110 Savin Hill Avenue, a mixed-use development in Dorchester featuring nine market-rate condominium residences and a 10,574-square-foot commercial/retail building, allowing the project to proceed with construction. The development will replace a long-vacant single-story retail building and two houses with two new-construction buildings, one along Sydney Street containing residences and one at the corner of Sydney Street and Savin Hill Avenue containing commercial/retail space. Condominiums will include one 1-bedroom, six 2-bedrooms and two 3-bedrooms.
Aug 10, 2017
110 Savin Hill Avenue, nine condos and 14,182 commercial square feet, approved in Dorchester
110 Savin Hill Avenue, a $3 million, 23,957-square-foot mixed-use development in Dorchester’s Savin Hill neighborhood featuring a residential building with nine condominiums and a 10,574-square-foot commercial/retail building, was approved at today’s Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) Board Meeting. The building will now go before the City of Boston's Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) for review; ZBA approval will be required in order for the building to proceed with construction.
Jun 22, 2017
Savin Hill development will now include residences in addition to commercial space
Developer James Baker proposes to construct nine residences at 110 Savin Hill Avenue in addition to his proposed 14,182-square-foot commercial building. Baker will now acquire an additional single-family home at 14 Sydney Street, expanding the project’s total area to 12,778 square feet (0.29 acres) and allowing for the addition of an additional residential building along Sydney Street. Baker has filed plans for his proposed mixed-use development with the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA), who is now reviewing the proposed project. The latest 110 Savin Hill Avenue information, including renderings, is posted above.
Apr 23, 2017
Developer of three-story Savin Hill commercial development acquires key property for $1.1 million
James Baker, developer of a proposed three-story commercial development in Dorchester’s Savin Hill next to the MBTA Red Line station, has acquired the existing triple-decker home at 10 Sydney Street for $1.1 million, expanding the project’s land area to approximately 8,000 square feet. The development, which would replace the triple-decker and a vacant single-story retail building, is expected to start construction between Fall 2017 and Spring 2018.
Mar 28, 2017
Three stories of commercial space envisioned at long-vacant Savin Hill site
Developer James Baker recently unveiled plans for a three-story commercial development at the site of a long-vacant single-story retail building in Savin Hill he acquired for $850,000 last July. The development would include a market on the first floor, and upper floors could include restaurant, a cafe, a spa, or office space. Baker now has a purchase agreement for the abutting three-decker house at 10 Sydney Street, which raises the development's total land area to approximately 8,000 square feet. Construction of the development could commence this Fall, and is expected to start by next Spring.
Sep 19, 2016
Developer will construct mixed-use project at long-vacant Savin Hill site
The Dorchester Reporter reports that developers James Baker and John C. McDonough will propose a mixed-use project at the long-vacant 102-110 Savin Hill Avenue, located across from the Savin Hill MBTA station. The developers purchased the property, home to a boarded single-story retail building, for $850,000 in July 2016. In an interview with the Dorchester Reporter, Baker explained that a mixed-use structure with ground-floor retail space and residences above will be proposed. “We definitely want to do some kind of retail market for the community,” said Baker. Baker hopes to present preliminary designs for the project to the community this fall and anticipates it will take 9 to 12 months for permitting to commence. The City of Boston's inspectional services will reportedly work with Baker and McDonough to assess the existing building's structural integrity.
Jul 29, 2016
Developers acquire long-vacant Savin Hill Avenue storefront for $850K
This morning, 102-110 Savin Hill Ave LLC, a Milton, MA-based limited liability company managed by James Baker and John C. McDonough organized to "own, manage, develop and lease" real estate, acquired the long-vacant storefront at 102-110 Savin Hill Avenue in Dorchester for $850K as recorded in the Suffolk County Registry of Deeds. The 3,458 square foot single-story building stands on a 3,858 square foot parcel located across from the Savin Hill MBTA Red Line station and Savin Bar and Kitchen. 102-110 Savin Hill Ave LLC also secured a $611,250 mortgage today for 102-110 Savin Hill Avenue through Bank of Canton.
The Dorchester Reporter reports that 102-110 Savin Hill Avenue was seized by the City of Boston in November 2015 and that there are concerns regarding the building's structural integrity. The previous owner acquired the building in 2004 for $790,000. The following is the deed for today's sale of 102-110 Savin Hill Avenue to 102-110 Savin Hill Ave LLC: