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.

29 FERNBORO ST

Roxbury Neighborhood

Housing Site Type

2,820 sq.ft Lot Size

29 HOLLANDER ST

Roxbury Neighborhood

Housing Site Type

3,300 sq.ft Lot Size

290 TREMONT ST

Back Bay Neighborhood

Parking Type

18,263 sq.ft Lot Size

290 TREMONT ST

Back Bay Neighborhood

Parking Type

10,890 sq.ft Lot Size

31 E LENOX ST

South End Neighborhood

Future Development Site Type

680 sq.ft Lot Size

31 HOLLANDER ST

Roxbury Neighborhood

Housing Site Type

3,300 sq.ft Lot Size

326 HUNTINGTON AV

Back Bay Neighborhood

Sliver Parcel Type

4,963 sq.ft Lot Size

33 E LENOX ST

South End Neighborhood

Future Development Site Type

680 sq.ft Lot Size

34 FIRST AV

Charlestown Neighborhood

Performing Asset Type

18,267 sq.ft Lot Size

35 E LENOX ST

South End Neighborhood

Future Development Site Type

680 sq.ft Lot Size

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