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Oct 17, 2019
BPDA Approves 39 Unit Compact Living Project in Mattapan
The Boston Planning Board has approved the mixed-use project proposed at the corner of Blue Hill Ave. and Wellington Hill Ave. in Mattapan. Wellington at 1301 will feature 39 compact living units along with 3 ground floor commercial spaces. The project also includes parking for 40 cars.
Oct 15, 2019
31 Story Tower Under Review for 290 Tremont St.
The 31-story, 426,500 square foot mixed-use tower proposed at 286-290 Tremont Street in Chinatown is officially under review. Plans call for a 100% income-restricted residential tower with up to 171 affordable units a mix of rentals and condos, a hotel with up to 200 rooms, up to 340 off-street vehicle parking spaces, 2,500 square feet of retail/cafe space, and approximately 8,000 square feet of community space. Approximately 110 units at 290 Tremont are a direct result of the IDP requirements in the Winthrop Center project.
The development team, of Millennium Partners, in partnership with Corcoran Jennison, Asian Community Development Corporation, and Tufts Shared Services, Inc. hopes to commence construction in the second quarter of 2021, with initial occupancy by the second quarter of 2023.
Oct 13, 2019
Framing Progressing for Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport
Framing continues on the upcoming Omni Seaport Hotel with the first set of windows going in at the corner of Summer & D Streets for what will be one of two towers connected by the three-story podium. The 1,055 room hotel will also include 120,000 square feet of meeting space plus an underground tunnel connecting the hotel to the Convention Center across the street. Construction is expected to last through 2021.
Oct 04, 2019
Notice of Project Change Filed for Washington Village
Samuels & Associates and DJ Properties have filed a notice of project change for Washington Village in South Boston. The change would result in an additional 90 residential units and around 15 parking spaces while retail space would be reduced by approximately 16,600 square feet.
New plans would replace approved Buildings A & B with one single building to include 214 residential units, 20,500 square feet of retail space and around 58 parking spaces. An increase in ground floor ceiling height and addition of one partial residential floor would increase the building height for this new building by around 15 feet. The project change also proposed to move "The Green" to the west of the new building. The relocation of The Green will result in more activation of the streetscape along Damrell Street.
The filing also notes changes to construction phasing on the project. According to the document, the first phase will include only this new building plus around 115 temporary surface parking spaces on the Buildings E and G sites. The development team now expects construction to begin in the 2nd quarter of 2020 with the remaining buildings to be constructed in future phases depending on market conditions.
Oct 04, 2019
Cranes in Place at The Mark at DeNormandie Wharf
Cranes are in place and framing is set to begin for The Mark at DeNormandie Wharf in East Boston.
The waterfront mixed-use development will feature 107 condominium residences with over 6,500 square feet of ground-floor publicly-accessible waterfront work share space. Resident amenities at The Mark are set to include a 5,045 square foot private elevated courtyard with grilling areas, fitness and wellness spaces, lounge areas and small, programmable function spaces. Seven residences at The Mark will be designated affordable.
Oct 02, 2019
PNF Filed for 2147-2163 Washington St. Project in Roxbury
The proposed mixed-use project at 2147-2163 Washington Street in Roxbury is now under review. The 95,000 building would include a total of 74 units along with a new café/restaurant space for Haley House, a community-oriented retail space, several artist work studios, a shared workspace, and a common/public courtyard. Approximately 32 below-grade parking spaces and 11 surface spaces will be included. The unit mix would include 62 affordable apartments plus 12 for-sale condominium units –4 affordable at 70% AMI, 4 at 100% AMI and 4 at market rate.
Sep 27, 2019
PNF Submitted for 135 Dudley St. Project
The proposed mixed-use project at 135 Dudley Street is now under review. Plans call for a 2 building development to feature 160 housing units, 15,512 square feet of street-level commercial space, a restaurant flexible space, tenant amenities, art space, and a parking garage for approximately 270 vehicles. Office space on the ground floor will be provided rent-free for 10 years for the Boston Chapter of the NAACP.
The larger of the two buildings consists of a mix of one hundred and five one, two- and three-bedroom condominium units. The second building houses fifty-five rental units. The public face of the building facing Dudley Street will include commercial storefronts to bolster the Dudley Square commercial district. Two residential lobbies are prominently located – one in the center of the frontage, and one at the public park (east) end of the site with direct access to the public sidewalks. A multistory garage will be located at the rear of the site.
Sep 27, 2019
47 Unit Project Under Review in Hyde Park
Disipio Building Group has proposed a 4-story mixed-use project at 99-105 Fairmount Avenue in Hyde Park. The new building would replace, 4, 2-family homes Disipio built on the site in 2004. Plans call for 47 rental units, a mix of studios, 1, and 2 bedrooms, along with 2 ground floor commercial spaces and 33 below-grade parking spaces.
Sep 23, 2019
Framing Continues to Rise at The Quinn in the South End
Framing continues to rise in the South End at 370-380 Harrison Avenue. The Quinn, a 14-story building will contain 273 residential units, including 172 rental apartments and 101 condominiums. Related Beal's project will also include 8,500 square feet of ground-floor retail.
Resident amenities at The Quinn will include upper-level roof decks with outdoor social space and plantings. 55 residences at 370-380 Harrison Avenue will be designated affordable, including 52 apartments and 3 condominiums.
Sep 12, 2019
NPC Filed for Seaport Square Block N
WS Development has filed a notice of project change for Seaport Square Block N, at 350 Summer Street. The NPC calls for a change of use from a primarly residential building to office/lab space. Original plans included 72,000 square feet of retail/restaurant space and 350,000 square feet of residential while the NPC proposes a reduced 38,000 square feet of retail/restaurant and around 384,000 square feet of office and research and development space.
Sep 09, 2019
Fit-Out Permit Pulled for Tatte Bakery Coming to 345 Harrison
A fit-out permit has been issued for the new Tatte Bakery coming to 345 Harrison Avenue in the South End. The bakery/cafe's newest location is expected to open this fall. 345 Harrison opened last June and features 585 apartments along with 40,000 square feet of ground-floor retail and restaurant space.
Sep 09, 2019
CO Issued for First Units at 3200 Washington St. in JP
A certificate of occupancy has been issued for the first group of residential units and 1 retail space at 3200 Washington Street in Jamaica Plain. The project features 73 apartments in total along with 4,500 square feet of retail space. Resident amenities include a rooftop lounge, courtyard, and fitness center.
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