Daniel Glennon shows us the Seaport Square construction along Seaport Boulevard in South Boston in this morning's rain.
The Globe reports Cambridge is looking at adding a fee for developers looking to build in Kendall Square for a new transportation-improvement fund.
Developers of some large projects have stepped up (think New Balance with its Brighton commuter-rail stop and Harvard with its Allston commuter-rail stop), but this would apply to smaller developments as well.
Our own John Keith reports that National Development, which developed the Ink Block project atop the spectral remains of the Boston Herald printing press, has purchased a small parcel on Albany Street - a small parcel that is now pretty much surrounded by the Ink Block.
The Globe reports Don Chiofaro thinks the city should help him out with his proposal to replace the Aquarium garage with a big complex because it won't let him build it quite as big as he wants.
In the second judicial defeat for the BRA in a week involving waterfront land, the Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled today the developer of an apartment complex in Charlestown has to comply with a state order to set aside most of its ground floor for "public accommodation" uses under state waterfront regulations.Read more.
The Boston Business Journal talks to developer John Hynes about the three-building, 750-unit Seaport Square complex on which work is set to begin in mid-2016.
Tim Lawrence watched the destruction of the Shopper's Park entrance to Downtown Crossing station this morning.
Shopper's Park was a small tree-lined area next to the headhouse, created by Filene's and then torn down when some New York developer demolished the main part of the Filene's building to create a giant hole.
Downtown Boston BID provides this photo from the top of the crane being used to build Millennium Tower in Downtown Crossing - now the highest point in the city.
Michael Argiros of Charles River Realty today filed a formal request with the BRA to let him replace the increasingly decrepit old asthma-inhaler factory he now owns on Lagrange Street with a $10-million, 48-unit apartment building with 81 parking spaces. Read more.
The State House News Service reports on open-meeting law violations across the state. Scroll down about two-thirds of the way for details on how the state Attorney General's office noticed the Boston Zoning Board of Appeals had failed for several years to keep the detailed meeting minutes it was supposed to.
The Bay State Banner reports Kensington Investment Co. plans to use the 5-acre Radius Hospital site on Townsend Street for affordable and workfoce housing.
Wicked Local Saugus breaks the news that a developer is buying a miniature golf course and ice-cream stand so he can build a hotel and luxury apartments.
Left open is what he plans to do with the perfectly-toothed dinosaur that is as much a part of the Rte. 1 ambiance as the Ship, the leaning tower of pizza and the Hilltop cactus.
"The fate of the iconic orange dinosaur in Saugus is uncertain," Wicked Local sighs.
The new Millennium Tower building where Filene's used to be in Downtown Crossing already seems to be the tallest building downtown - and will get taller still. And, at least until it gets closer to completion, the construction lights make it the brightest building downtown.
The BRA board today approved an apartment building near North Station where all 239 units will be aimed at people who couldn't afford to live in the other towers rising in the area. Read more.
The BRA board today approved a 200-room Marriott boutique hotel for the Ink Block development at the old Boston Herald site.
An auto-repair garage and an old apartment building at 1181 Bennington St. would be torn down and replaced by 44 two-bedroom residential units under a proposal now before the BRA. Read more.