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News & Updates


Jan 17, 2013

We're taking our #NametheCrane Twitter tour to the blog.

Here's an updated #buildbos snapshot:

  • 11 million SF are under construction for a $4.4 billion investment in Boston, representing, since January 2012, an increase of $1 billion and 3 million SF.
  • $2 billion of construction in housing (4,890 residential units)
    • 700 residential units in Downtown Crossing
    • 1,100 residential units in the Innovation District
Which projects should we feature next?  Check out the map here.  Next time you tweet a crane in the skyline, tag #NametheCrane! [one_half_last]
 Marriott Residence Inn Rendering  Marriott Residence Inn Marriott Residence Inn
$60M, 183 rooms
Neighborhood: Fenway

Boston Wharf Tower Rendering

Boston Wharf Tower UC
Gerdling Edlen's Boston Wharf Tower
$100M, 202 residential units
Neighborhood: Innovation District
Berklee 160 Mass Ave
Berklee College of Music
Berklee College of Music
$100M, 370-bed dorm
Neighborhood: Back Bay
avalon exeter
Avalon Exeter Under Construction Exeter Residences
$100M, 187 residential units
Neighborhood: Back Bay

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