Boston New Construction

Hooper Mansion: Condos In Renovated Historic Home Redefine Luxury

Hooper Mansion

I had the pleasure of previewing the recently gut renovated, historic Hooper Mansion and WOW! This three exposure building located on Beacon Street accommodates three parlor and garden level duplexes, two floor through condominiums, and a penthouse duplex that is sure to impress even the most modern critic.

City of Boston Housing Plan "Housing A Changing City: Boston 2030"

Boston Housing Plan

If you're curious about the Boston housing market and where it's headed like I am, then you'll find this just released City of Boston housing plan fascinating. It outlines strategies for housing an expected 91,000 new Bostonians by the year 2030 when The Hub will be home to more than 700,000 residents, a number not seen since the 1950's.

[Photos] Project Progress At Former Filene's Site

Over the past several months I have been photographing Downtown Crossing's mega construction project at the former Filene's department store site which is to become Millennium Tower. Millennium Tower incorporates Filene's "Burnham Building" as historic low-rise remnant adjacent to a 625 foot glass tower to be constructed at the corner of Washington and Franklin streets. When completed, Millennium Tower will be home to 450 luxury condos as well as retail and office tenants.

Watch WCVB's "Chronicle" Show On Downtown CrossingIt'll Give You Goosebumps!


For those who may have missed last night's "Chronicle" episode featuring Downtown Crossing, we are enclosing links to the four segments. Host Anthony Everett did a great job presenting, while producer Stella Gould did a wonderful job capturing all that is happening downtown, without missing the historical context.

Boston Booms As Young Workers Say No To Suburbs

Developers financed with cheap debt are seeking to profit from a growing work force

Looking for a good overall snapshot of what's going on in our local metro Boston real estate market? An article from today's Portland Press Herald does a great job of touching on the various parts of Boston real estate market puzzle.

Millenium Place: Gangnam Style*

Millenium Place as seen from Avery Street and the Boston Common

You may recall last week in this blog I wrote about the downtown Boston hard hat walking tour I had the opportunity to participate in where we toured 3 different projects currently under construction with residential components: Millennium Place (580 Washington Street), Kensington Place (659 Washington Street), and the Filenes Project, Burnham Building (426 Washington Street).