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BRA approves East Boston multi-use project

Boston condos

Boston condos

Link: BRA approves $110M East Boston condo, waterfront revitalization project

“Developers overcame their last major hurdle to building a $110 million condominium and rental apartment project on the East Boston waterfront Thursday.

The Boston Redevelopment Authority board unanimously approved the project, which includes several public improvements to the waterfront. The developer is leasing the land from the Massachusetts Port Authority.”

 

Update: New Back Bay Condos and Apartments to rent:

Photo of 1109 Boylston Street, Unit 12, Parking, Boston, MA 02215 (MLS # 71745511)

0 beds  0 baths
Listed with Meridian Realty Group
MLS 71745511

 

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Boston Condo Developers

Boston condos

Boston condos

If you can’t have location, then you need luxury or coolness, I think. The “It” factor. Boston Condo Developers

Location isn’t always everything. Creative developers bring upmarket homes to surprising places, and they’re selling.

The market is strong for properties that abut structures once considered deal breakers. With demand high and space at a premium, paying luxury prices doesn’t guarantee a tony location, free from the urban fixtures like airports and highways that buyers typically shun. But those who value the vitality of city life are transforming the market’s definition of what constitutes a desirable location.

Meredith Baumann, a spokeswoman for the Boston Redevelopment Authority, said developers who have recognized that demand are finding ways to make overlooked locations winners.

“It’s a function of the market,” said Baumann. “As people are understanding the need for more housing in they city they become more creative.”

Source: Granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and a view of the Pike – By Andrew Rapp, The Boston Globe

Boston condos for sale:

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5 Byron St Boston List Price: $6,950,000 Size: 3 Bedroom

On a quiet street on prestigious Beacon Hill, steps from the Public Garden, this unique residence offers inspired modern living in artfully designed interiors by acclaimed architect Graham Gund. The largest of just 2 homes in an understatedly elegant 1890 building, it features the rarity of multiple decks, attached two-car garage parking with vast ..

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125 Mt Vernon St Boston List Price: $4,000,000 Size: 4 Bedroom

This unique contemporary 4 bedroom, 4-1/2 bath residence is part of the Charles Street Meeting House and offers modern ease of living in a classical setting. Beautiful award-winning spaces convey rarely found serenity and privacy, located in the heart of Beacon Hill. Recent updates include a new rubber roof, video intercom, and fresh paint. The ..

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50 Beacon St Boston List Price: $3,850,000 Size: 3 Bedroom

One-of-a-kind luxury concierge building on Beacon Hill. Elegant corner brownstone fully renovated in 2007 combines state of the art luxurious amenities while preserving original grandeur. This unique townhouse duplex w/ private entry has 3,100+ sqft on 2 spacious living levels & 3 bedrooms/3.5 baths. Grand parlor level has ballroom size LR with 12′ ..

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1 Winter Place Boston List Price: $3,000,000 Size: 2 Bedroom

New Winter Place Residences- formerly Locke Ober, a block off the Boston Common. Luxury, sun splashed 2+ bedroom renovation on this custom built penthouse with private 800+ sq ft deck for your exclusive enjoyment. Open concept living area w/gas fireplace and a bonus den/office. Custom chef’s kitchen features a Wolf gas range, Wolf oven, Sub-Zero ..

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35 Pinckney St Boston List Price: $1,695,000 Size: 2 Bedroom

Two-plus bedroom duplex apartment situated in a 3-unit condominium building on tree-lined Pinckney Street. Elegant formal rooms, 2-1/2 baths and many closets. The apartment has a washer/dryer, central a/c and a wonderful roof deck. The building is pet friendly. ..

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37 Mt Vernon Street Boston List Price: $1,650,000 Size: 2 Bedroom

Charm & elegance infuse this fabulous condo which is perfect for entertaining & gracious living. Beautiful layout & details, spacious rooms & high ceilings. The centerpiece is an exquisite cherry wood-paneled den/study with built-in cabinets & display shelves, beamed high ceilings and black & gold carved marble fireplace. The well-appointed kitchen ..

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47 Mt Vernon St Boston List Price: $1,625,000 Size: 2 Bedroom

Located on the South Slope by The State House in close proximity to Charles St, The Public Garden, Whole Foods, MGH, Financial District & public transportation, this stately parlor & garden duplex with over 2,200 square feet and private entrance has been newly renovated with high end finishes throughout. Features include 2+ bedrooms, 3 full baths ..

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72 Pinckney St Boston List Price: $1,295,000 Size: 2 Bedroom

This bright and sunny 2-bedroom triplex is in a self-managed 4-unit building with all owner-occupied apartments. Spacious and elegant living room, family room, surround sound, and washer/dryer in the unit. This apartment has an alarm, a separate 3-zone gas boiler, central a/c with new compressor, and ample storage. ..

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MLS# 71624304 listed by George Ballantyne of Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty; MLS# 71646770 listed by Sally T. Brewster of Brewster & Berkowitz R. E.; MLS# 71736440 listed by Samantha R. Hollister of Luxury Residential Group, LLC; MLS# 71654374 listed by Keith Shirley And Valerie Post of Meridian Realty Group; MLS# 71739234 listed by Sally T. Brewster of Brewster & Berkowitz R. E.; MLS# 71740245 listed by Andrew Friedland of Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty; MLS# 71732157 listed by Melinda Sarkis of Hammond Residential; MLS# 71672917 listed by Sally T. Brewster of Brewster & Berkowitz R. E.;

 

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New Boston condo listings as of September 23, 1014:

New Boston Real Estate Listings – Updated September 23, 2014

MLS # Status Address Area Description List Price
71747060 NEW 492 Beacon Boston 5 room, 2 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $1,899,000
71739234 NEW 35 Pinckney St Boston 5 room, 2 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $1,695,000
71746086 NEW 580 Washington Boston 6 room, 3 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $1,625,000
71746361 NEW 85 East India Row Boston 5 room, 2 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $1,551,000
71746731 NEW 160 Commonwealth Boston 6 room, 2 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $1,500,000
71746219 NEW 2 Avery Street Boston 4 room, 2 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $1,495,000
71746131 NEW 197 W Newton St Boston 5 room, 3 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $1,400,000
71746448 NEW 40 Fay Street Boston 5 room, 2 bed, 1 bath 2/3 Family $1,395,000
71745808 NEW 100 Belvidere Street Boston 3 room, 1 bed, 1 bath 2/3 Family $1,349,000
71746169 NEW 2 Avery Street Boston 3 room, 1 bed, 1 bath 2/3 Family $995,000
71746101 NEW 197 W Newton St Boston 4 room, 2 bed, 1 bath 2/3 Family $850,000
71697733 NEW 56 Mystic Street Boston 8 room, 4 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $799,000
71747051 NEW 37 Charter Street Boston 4 room, 2 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $680,000
71746893 NEW 42 Eighth Street Boston 4 room, 2 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $609,000
71746105 NEW 197 W Newton St Boston 3 room, 2 bed, 1 bath 2/3 Family $550,000
71746432 NEW 1313 Washington Street Boston 0 room, 0 bed, 0 bath 2/3 Family $125,000

 

Boston Luxury Condos $1,350,000 – $1,400,000

Boston Luxury Condos $1,350,000

– $1,400,000

  1. Photo of 40 Fay Street, Unit H-706, Boston, MA 02118 (MLS # 71746448)

    19
    2 beds  1 full, 1 part baths
    1,404 sqft   lot 9,412 sqft
    Listed with Sprogis & Neale Real Estate
    MLS 71746448
  2. Photo of 2 Avery Street, Unit 35A, Boston, MA 02111 (MLS # 71744849)

    11
    1 bed  1 full, 1 part baths
    803 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage – Boston – Newbury St.
    MLS 71744849
  3. Photo of 219 Shawmut Avenue, Unit 3, Boston, MA 02118 (MLS # 71741572)

    8
    3 beds  2 full baths
    1,625 sqft   lot 1,625 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage – Boston – Newbury St.
    MLS 71741572
  4. Photo of 170 Tremont Street, Unit 1701, Boston, MA 02111 (MLS # 71739857)

    12
    2 beds  2 full baths
    1,430 sqft
    Listed with First Boston Realty International, LLC
    MLS 71739857
  5. Photo of 2400 Beacon Street, Unit 408, Boston, MA 02467 (MLS # 71736843)

    22
    2 beds  2 full, 1 part baths
    1,502 sqft   lot 7.50 ac
    Listed with Peabody Properties, Inc.
    MLS 71736843
  6. Photo of 220 W Springfield St, Unit 4, Boston, MA 02118 (MLS # 71720857)

    16
    2 beds  1 full, 1 part baths
    1,492 sqft   lot 1,492 sqft
    Listed with Red Tree Real Estate
    MLS 71720857
  7. Photo of 170 Tremont Street, Unit 1802, Boston, MA 02111 (MLS # 71678246)

    7
    1 bed  2 full baths
    1,135 sqft
    Listed with First Boston Realty International, LLC
    MLS 71678246
  8. Photo of 72 Pinckney St, Unit 1, Boston, MA 02114 (MLS # 71672917)

    8
    2 beds  2 full, 1 part baths
    1,545 sqft   lot 1,545 sqft
    Listed with Brewster & Berkowitz R. E.
    MLS 71672917
  9. Photo of 80 Broad St, Unit 401, Boston, MA 02110 (MLS # 71513637)

    13
    3 beds  2 full, 1 part baths
    1,910 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage – Boston – Charlestown
    MLS 71513637
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Columbus Center project is proposed – Not Without Dispute

Columbus Center

Columbus Center

 

 

 

 

 

Columbus Center is an $800 million project proposed for above the Massachusetts Turnpike between Boston’s South End and Back Bay neighborhoods.

The New York Times covers the controversy, in an article in today’s paper.

Not Without Dispute, Boston Tries to Mend a Tear: Columbus Center 

BOSTON — The Massachusetts Turnpike extends two and a half miles into this city, creating ugly, windswept canyons that force pedestrians to cross bridges with chain-link barriers as they travel between well-preserved historic neighborhoods.

For years, state and local officials have wanted to repair what Mark Maloney, the director of the Boston Redevelopment Authority, describes as ”a tear in the urban fabric,” but the economy was not strong enough to allow for costly air-rights development over the highway, a segment of Interstate 90.

In April, however, Winn Development, a local company, plans to begin relocating utility lines in preparation for building Columbus Center, a $500 million complex that represents the city’s first turnpike air-rights development in more than two decades.

New Boston Real Estate Listings: Updated 9/5/14

New Boston Real Estate Listings – Updated September 05, 2014

MLS # Status Address Area Description List Price
71737595 NEW 410 Beacon St Boston 13 room, 5 bed, 5 bath 2/3 Family $8,990,000
71737084 NEW 580 washington Boston 6 room, 3 bed, 3 bath 2/3 Family $4,400,000
71736440 NEW 50 Beacon St Boston 8 room, 3 bed, 3 bath 2/3 Family $3,850,000
71737002 NEW 1 Huntington Avenue Boston 5 room, 2 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $2,750,000
71737983 NEW 10 Rowes Wharf Boston 4 room, 2 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $2,700,000
71737773 NEW 215 Commonwealth Boston 5 room, 2 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $2,550,000
71738117 NEW 1 Avery Street Boston 6 room, 3 bed, 3 bath 2/3 Family $1,995,000
71736485 NEW 2 Avery Street Boston 5 room, 2 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $1,895,000
71737973 NEW 350 North St Boston 6 room, 3 bed, 3 bath 2/3 Family $1,659,000
71738003 NEW 350 Columbus Ave Boston 6 room, 2 bed, 1 bath 2/3 Family $1,350,000
71738001 NEW 4 Concord Sq Boston 5 room, 2 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $1,295,000
71737739 NEW 44 Chestnut St Boston 6 room, 3 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $1,185,000
71737827 NEW 20 Concord Street Boston 8 room, 3 bed, 3 bath 2/3 Family $1,099,000
71737843 NEW 20R Concord Street Boston 8 room, 3 bed, 3 bath 2/3 Family $1,099,000
71737577 NEW 40 Chestnut Street Boston 5 room, 2 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $999,000
71736285 NEW 69 N Margin St Boston 7 room, 2 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $998,000
71736992 NEW 61 Prince Street Boston 6 room, 3 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $949,000
71738294 NEW 9 Short Street Boston 7 room, 3 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $899,900
71737996 NEW 1166 Washington St Boston 3 room, 2 bed, 1 bath 2/3 Family $895,000
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Newest Boston real estate listings 9/4/14

New Boston Real Estate Listings – Updated September 04, 2014

MLS # Status Address Area Description List Price
71737595 NEW 410 Beacon St Boston 13 room, 5 bed, 5 bath 2/3 Family $8,990,000
71737084 NEW 580 washington Boston 6 room, 3 bed, 3 bath 2/3 Family $4,400,000
71736440 NEW 50 Beacon St Boston 8 room, 3 bed, 3 bath 2/3 Family $3,850,000
71737002 NEW 1 Huntington Avenue Boston 5 room, 2 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $2,750,000
71736485 NEW 2 Avery Street Boston 5 room, 2 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $1,895,000
71737739 NEW 44 Chestnut St Boston 6 room, 3 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $1,185,000
71737577 NEW 40 Chestnut Street Boston 5 room, 2 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $999,000
71736285 NEW 69 N Margin St Boston 7 room, 2 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $998,000
71736992 NEW 61 Prince Street Boston 6 room, 3 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $949,000
71737488 NEW 74 Waltham Street Boston 5 room, 2 bed, 1 bath 2/3 Family $890,000
71736202 NEW 274 Clarendon St Boston 4 room, 1 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $889,500
71736387 NEW 401 Harrison Ave Boston 3 room, 1 bed, 1 bath 2/3 Family $883,000
71737394 NEW 19 Charles St Boston 6 room, 3 bed, 3 bath 2/3 Family $874,000
71737477 NEW 38 Harvard Street Boston 5 room, 2 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $839,000
71737609 NEW 2 Battery Wharf Boston 3 room, 1 bed, 1 bath 2/3 Family $825,000
71736983 NEW 7 Follen St Boston 5 room, 2 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $809,000
71697733 NEW 56 Mystic Street Boston 8 room, 4 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $799,000
71736875 NEW 6 Columbus Sq Boston 4 room, 2 bed, 1 bath 2/3 Family $789,000
71736869 NEW 64 East Brookline Street Boston 3 room, 1 bed, 1 bath 2/3 Family $750,000

Newest Boston Condo and Apartment Listings 8/27/14

 15  Walbridge St. Allston 02134 1 bed, 1, bath 655 sqft $1,700

470  Beacon Street Back Bay 02115 0 bed, 1, bath 9999 sqft $1,395

115  St. Botolph Street 02116 0 bed, 1, bath 350 sqft $1,495

248  Kelton St Brighton 02134 2 bed, 1, bath 900 sqft $1,950

48  Kelton St Brighton 02134 2 bed, 1, bath 900 sqft $1,950

1575  Commonwealth Ave Brighton 02124 2 bed, 1, bath 900 sqft $1,695

70  Romsey St Dorchester’s Savin Hill 02125 3 bed, 1, bath 1000 sqft $2,200

 175  Northampton St South End 02118 1 bed, 1, bath 650 sqft $2,300

 26  E Springfield St South End 02118 3 bed, 2, bath 1200 sqft $3,800

5  Dawson Dorchester 02124 2 bed, 1, bath 800 sqft $1,550

55  Broadlawn Park West Roxbury’s Chestnut Hill 02467 2 bed, 1, bath 920 sqft $1,800

300  Marlborough Street Back Bay 02116 0 bed, 1, bath 425 sqft $1,550

80  Lonsdale St Dorchester 02124 3 bed, 1, bath 1126 sqft $213,700

238  W Newton St South End 02116 2 bed, 1, bath 735 sqft $559,000

172  Marlborough Street Back Bay 02116 0 bed, 1, bath 9999 sqft $1,550

244  Kelton St Brighton 02134 2 bed, 1, bath 1100 sqft $1,795

 

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