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Mayor Menino Announces New Development Moving Forward: South Boston Housing Will Activate an Unused Parcel

Oct 20, 2011

Private investment / Total project cost: $6,000,000 Total square footage: 22,000 sq ft Number of jobs: 20 construction jobs Housing: condominium, 14 market rate, 2 affordable The BRA board approved the development of a 16-unit condominium building at 881-883 East Second Street, between O and P Streets, an area that has recently seen the addition of similarly styled housing. The new 4-story wood frame residential building will activate an unused South Boston parcel with housing for families and young professionals.  The new units will be two bedrooms, 14 of which will be market rate and two of which will be affordable.  The project plan includes 34 underground parking spaces, trash storage, and an elevator. The project is being developed by 881 City Point, LLC, with architect Arthur Choo and Company and legal counsel Mark Murphy. The developer plans to break ground before the end of the year with an estimated construction time of one year.

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