The Herald reports Millennium Partners is doubling down on the original Vornado project with a building that would be taller and bigger.
New Balance will pay to build and maintain a Worcester Line stop off Everett Street as part of a deal with the state Department of Transportation.
New Balance is planning a $500-million development off Guest Street that will include offices, a hotel, a sports complex and stores.
The stop will be called New Brighton Landing. A construction date has yet to be set.... Read more
The Boston Business Journal reports Don Chiofaro has finally figured out how to get things done in Boston, after
waking up to a horse's head in his bed a little chat with Godmayor consigliere Peter Meade: The BRA will actually work with him to replace the Aquarium garage with something a little taller, as long as he stops doing stuff like going... Read more
Emmanuel College got a green light from the city this week to finish plans for a 17-story dorm on Brookline Avenue and to lease part of its campus to Brigham and Women's for a new research building on Avenue Louis Pasteur.
Karen Cord Taylor writes the city needs to do more to stop us from becoming an overgrown retirement community, starting with requiring developers to build more units with three bedrooms in their downtown projects and making BPS build schools downtown - presumably on the theory that the young'uns now fleeing Boston couldn't possibly want to live in the outer neighborhoods.... Read more
Karen Cord Taylor considers competing proposals for Parcel 9, next to Haymarket, which include a museum about Boston, a bunch of apartments and a hotel.
The Tech reports on MIT's latest plans for the area around its campus, from extending the Infinite Corridor to building a new residential tower on Sidney Street. Also in the works: A "river walk" from Kendall Square to the Charles.
Cambridge Day reports on a chat between city councilors and a consultant who says Kendall Square could do with another 3 million square feet of office and research space, some more retail and up to 2,500 housing units. Obviously, the only way to achieve all that is through taller buildings (even if the feds do give up the grassy fields of the Volpe Center);... Read more
The Boston Business Journal reports on the proposed Tremont Crossing that would include apartments, retail and office space and a new museum for the National Center for Afro-American Artists.
Developer Elma Lewis Partners, LLC has long struggled to get the first shovel in the ground for a project on the land. At one point, the BRA revoked its development rights to the land, but... Read more
The Crimson reports on Harvard's latest, still kinda vague plans for Barry's Corner, the Allston intersection it basically bought up back in the heady days when it was going to transform the whole area into the Harvard for the Next Millennium.
Yeah, whatever happened to that?
Liam considers the future of the area around the Forest Hills T stop after the Casey Overhulk comes down:
There's a great illogic to having so much space dedicated to people driving to public transit rather than developing that space around the public transit options. Imagine the little villages that could be built near Boston at Riverside Station in Newton, Route 128 Station in... Read more
The Jamaica Plain Gazette reports.
Now that Google's decided to stay in Cambridge (sorry, Innovation District), ArchBoston.org will be tracking the changes that will mean for the area.
Via A.P. Blake.
NorthEndWaterfront.com rounds up the latest offerings, all of which would include space for Haymarket vendors and three of which the state previously rejected.
The Boston Business Journal details the company's filing with the BRA for its $235-million project.