BPDA Owned Land

The Boston Redevelopment Authority owns a number of land parcels around the city which are available for acquisition, and which can be viewed below. These parcels are considered to be in one of two categories: 

  • Buildable: Parcels that are large enough to be developed into housing, commercial, or other uses.
  • Non-Buildable: Parcels that are too small for new, freestanding development.

Any interested party may inquire about buildable parcels by contacting the Asset Management department within the division of Engineering and Facilities Management. After receiving a formal inquiry about acquiring or developing a buildable parcel, the Asset Management department will notify all abutters and initiate a competitive RFP process to dispose of the property. 

Only abutters may inquire about non-buildable parcels. Abutters who are interested in acquiring non-buildable parcels should submit a letter of interest to the Asset Management department with a brief description and timeline of their plans for the property. BRA staff will review responses from abutting property owners to determine if an application meets the qualifications for disposition as outlined in the Parcel Disposition Kit. If more than one abutter expresses interest, abutters will be offered an opportunity to propose a mutually agreeable division of the parcel. If consensus cannot be reached among the interested, qualified abutters, BRA staff will assist in negotiating a division of the parcel. If consensus still cannot be reached, BRA may recommend one qualified abutter through an internal review process.

The BRA Board will review, approve and/or modify the Asset Management department's recommendation for each parcel.

The information reported here may not reflect the most current parcel conditions. For more information, please contact Reay Pannesi, Senior Manager for Disposition Services, by email or by telephone at 617.918.6239.

0 ROXBURY ST

Roxbury Neighborhood

Housing Site Type

17,020 sq.ft Lot Size

1 FENNER ST

Roxbury Neighborhood

Sliver Parcel Type

7,963 sq.ft Lot Size

1 M L KING JR BL

Roxbury Neighborhood

Open Space Type

3,195 sq.ft Lot Size

100 RUTHVEN ST

Roxbury Neighborhood

Housing Site Type

5,394 sq.ft Lot Size

11-13 CATAWBA ST

Roxbury Neighborhood

Housing Site Type

5,570 sq.ft Lot Size

1130 TREMONT ST

Roxbury Neighborhood

Future Development Site Type

27,255 sq.ft Lot Size

115 CEDAR ST

Roxbury Neighborhood

Community Garden Type

1,585 sq.ft Lot Size

12 PALMER ST

Roxbury Neighborhood

Parking Type

57,464 sq.ft Lot Size

137 VERNON ST

Roxbury Neighborhood

Designated Type

2,174 sq.ft Lot Size

14 CATAWBA ST

Roxbury Neighborhood

Housing Site Type

4,950 sq.ft Lot Size

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