Big companies move into the Seaport, small companies & restaurants follow

The news that Amazon, General Electric, and Red Hat, among others, are moving into the Seaport District is making many people happy, and not just landlords of the buildings where those companies are moving. The effects of having thousands of new employees coming into the neighborhood on a daily basis is beginning to be felt… Read More Big companies move into the Seaport, small companies & restaurants follow

Public Park Proposed for Illogical, Impractical, Remote Section of Seaport District

Shirley Leung, columnist for the Boston Globe, along with several other civic-minded people, thinks Dry Dock #4 in the Seaport District would be a great place to build a public park. On a glorious summer day, you wouldn’t want to be anywhere else. You can soak in the downtown skyline, admire Liberty Wharf, spot a… Read More Public Park Proposed for Illogical, Impractical, Remote Section of Seaport District

Seaport Boulevard to be Improved with Landscaping, Bike Lane

Good news! As part of the Seaport Square master plan, the original developer proposed improving the aesthetics of Seaport Boulevard (the main street through the Seaport) by adding a median of green space that will replace what is now a concrete lane of .. nothing (except construction workers’ from New Hampshire’s cars). WS Development, the… Read More Seaport Boulevard to be Improved with Landscaping, Bike Lane

Boston’s Seaport District challenges NY for Tech Dominance

A pretty nice review of the Seaport District, both from a business and personal (tourist) perspective, courtesy of Dakota Kim in Paste magazine. 2017 has brought a slew of new business to the Seaport, including restaurants (the world’s oldest startups), shopping, residential real estate, and AI startups like Neurala, which is claiming some major breakthroughs.… Read More Boston’s Seaport District challenges NY for Tech Dominance

Fish market wins bidding on Seaport District parcels; things beginning to happen

One of the first pieces in a very large, complicated puzzle is moving into place. According to Jon Chesto of the Boston Globe, the New Boston Food Market cooperative has won the bidding for a 3.4-acre parcel of land on the very edge of the Seaport District. The cooperative will lease the land from the… Read More Fish market wins bidding on Seaport District parcels; things beginning to happen

First renderings of new M parcels – Seaport Square 1.3 million-square foot development

Images from the model of Echelon Seaport, the three-building mixed-use (condos, apartments, retail) project that broke ground today on Seaport Boulevard in the Seaport District. And, Ming Tsai was there! Site preparation has been underway and the developer plans on having the project completed in 2020. This last photo from the architect (by way of… Read More First renderings of new M parcels – Seaport Square 1.3 million-square foot development

DEP decision over North End hotel probably not relevant to 150 Seaport Blvd

Jon Cronin, owner of the Whiskey Priest and Atlantic Beer Garden restaurants at 150 Seaport Boulevard, has submitted plans to build a 124-unit condominium building in that location. The tower would rise ~250-feet in height, over 22 storeys, similar to the height of other buildings in the neighborhood. The City of Boston, through the Boston… Read More DEP decision over North End hotel probably not relevant to 150 Seaport Blvd

Bank of America to open Seaport District branch at 25 Northern Ave

According to the Boston Business Journal (subscription required), Bank of America will open a branch in the Seaport District. The bank has apparently taken out a building permit for 25 Northern Ave. This would mean it would be located inside the One Seaport Square apartment / retail complex currently finishing up construction above it. When… Read More Bank of America to open Seaport District branch at 25 Northern Ave