BPDA

By - 2/22/18 - 7:31 pm
Proposed Brighton development

Architect's rendering.

A Back Bay development company this week filed plans to build 211 apartments and 38 condos at 1550 Soldiers Field Rd., near where other residential buildings are already going up. Read more

By - 2/16/18 - 10:09 am
Dock Square rendering

Architect's rendering

A Brooklyn developer has filed detailed plans for its proposed remake of the dowdy Dock Square garage, from several levels of parking with a restaurant at the bottom into a shimmering 17-story residential building with several levels of parking and a restaurant at the bottom. Read more.

By - 2/15/18 - 10:52 am
Architect's rendering of 951 Dorchester Ave.

Architect's rendering, with obligatory birds.

Developer Adam Sarbaugh has filed his plans to replace the Tom English Bar and the Dorchester Market on Dorchester Avenue at East Cottage Street with a five-story apartment complex - with room for the market, but not the bar, to move back into. Read more.

By - 2/15/18 - 9:15 am

A developer working with the Home for Little Wanderers is seeking city permission to build an all new facility - and 120 condominiums and apartments, some of which would be for Home clients aging out of the state foster-care system - on the Home's 2.6-acre site at 780 American Legion Highway. Read more.

By - 2/2/18 - 9:42 am

Related Beal says it won't move the oil-company ad turned beloved Boston beacon when it redoes the block of nine buildings in Kenmore Square that it's agreed to lease from Boston University. Read more.

By - 2/1/18 - 11:39 am
185 Geneva architectural rendering

Architect's rendering.

Developer Hiep Chu of Dorchester has filed plans with the BPDA for a five-story, $8.9-million apartment building at 185-191 Geneva, within eyesight of the Four Corners/Geneva stop on the Fairmount Line. Read more.

By - 1/29/18 - 10:45 pm
40 Rugg Rd. rendering

Architect's rendering.

A developer has modified his plans for a proposed $107-million, three-building complex on Rugg Road to include eight affordable apartments for artists, all of which would be located above a ground-floor gallery for their work. Read more.

By - 1/27/18 - 12:11 pm
Architect's rendering of 1000 Boylston St.

Architect's rendering.

In a filing with the BPDA this week, Weiner Ventures explains why the units in its proposed luxury tower next to the Hynes are so large - and why that means the building needs more parking spaces than the city requires and why it can't put any affordable units in the proposed building. Read more.

By - 1/11/18 - 7:18 pm
Map of proposed location

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center today filed plans with the BPDA to build a ten-story inpatient building on Brookline Avenue near the Riverway. Read more.

By - 1/8/18 - 10:31 pm
9 Burney St. rendering

Architect's rendering (new building on left).

A developer that has already put up three new buildings along Tremont Street on Mission Hill has filed plans with the BPDA for a fourth - a 31-unit residential building at 9 Burney St., just off Tremont. Read more.

By - 12/28/17 - 12:59 pm
Architect's rendering of 1241 Boylston St.

Architect's rendering of new Fenway hotel

OTO Development of Spartanburg, SC, has filed plans with the BPDA for a 184-room, eight-story hotel on the site of what is now a Shell station at Boylston and Ipswich streets in the Fenway. Read more.

By - 12/15/17 - 11:49 am

WBUR reports the BPDA approved plans by a developer to put up a 32-story residential tower on the old BU Theatre property on Huntington Avenue.

The approval includes creation of new theater space in the tower for the Huntington Theatre Co., which would lease the space for $1 a year. The theater company now needs to raise roughly $70 million to outfit the space.

By - 12/15/17 - 10:37 am

The BPDA is seeking state approval to allow more non-marine companies to move into the Raymond Flynn Marine Park, saying there's just not that much demand for decaying waterside facilities with no rail access, while there's tons of demand for space for R&D space and meat processing. Read more.

By - 12/4/17 - 8:35 pm
Family Dollar replacement on West Broadway

Architect's rendering.

Developer Michael Moore last week filed his detailed plans for replacing the Family Dollar, a pizza place and three other shops on West Broadway with a 44-unit apartment building and a 50-car garage that has room for stores on the first floor. Read more.

By - 12/2/17 - 6:58 pm

Suffolk University, which is already looking at locations in East Boston to house its students, has notified city officials it plans to lease what is now a BU dorm in Packards Corner in Allston for at least a couple of years to house up to 350 students. Read more.

By - 11/25/17 - 10:27 am

The Charlestown Patriot-Bridge reports the BPDA has discovered that Pier 5 is in such bad shape it can't be used for anything, except as a fenced-off eyesore.

By - 11/17/17 - 2:15 pm
New development at Back Bay

Architect's rendering.

The BPDA board yesterday approved a large mixed-use development that will include $69 million in renovations to the fume-filled Back Bay T station. Read more.

By - 11/17/17 - 11:58 am
Restored monastery and church at St. Gabriel's site

Rendering of restored church and monastery at St. Gabriel's site

The BPDA board yesterday approved a 660-unit "mid-market" development on the old St. Gabriel's site off Washington Street and behind St. Elizabeth Medical Center, in a move that could also lead to the creation of a new, privately funded Allston/Brighton bus line. Read more.

By - 11/13/17 - 12:15 pm

The Jamaica Plain teenagers who uncovered an unkept agreement by the owners of the Garden to hold yearly benefits for a recreation center as a condition of city approval of the new Garden more than two decades ago have filed a formal request with the BPDA for documentation on all the promises they made related to both the Garden and the large mixed-use development now springing up around it.. Read more.

By - 11/6/17 - 3:15 pm
256 Dorchester St. rendering

Architect's rendering of 256 Dorchester St.

The owner of Bell's Market on Dorchester Street has submitted plans to the BPDA for a $13-million, five-story replacement building with 32 apartments and room for his market on the first floor. Read more.