BRA board approves one million square feet of new development

BOSTON – The board of directors for the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) approved six new development projects totaling just over one million square feet at its July meeting last night. Four of the six projects are residential, including a large apartment building on the South Boston Waterfront and more modest housing proposals in Dorchester, East Boston, and Beacon Hill. Major projects associated with Northeastern University and Boston College, which will construct new student housing and a new recreation center, respectively, were also approved. The projects represent a combined investment of $594 million and are expected to generate over 860 construction … Continue reading