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I was excited about it when I lived in the south end, I bought a place with a rooftop in Southie and the tall building here would almost certainly block my view of the Pru and maybe 4 seasons, so I'm less excited about it than I used to be
 

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1. South Station Tower >800 reduced, then increased to 690' FAA height limit. There's much optimism this project will get underway later this year.


Is this a definite? This project will get underway later this year? 4 months left.
 

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1. South Station Tower >800 reduced, then increased to 690' FAA height limit. There's much optimism this project will get underway later this year.


Is this a definite? This project will get underway later this year? 4 months left.
1. It looks like it's going 677'.

2. If it was a definite it would have already been built. The tower is a no-brainer and the rest of the complex should be even bigger, being right on top of the city's busiest train station. It's a joke that it has taken this long and I predict that joke to continue into next year.
 

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Monday -- odurandina posed the following

20~25 unbuilt highrises.... plus a few mid-rises that would have
been great additions to Boston

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GE headquarters main tower/ Seaport, cancelled.
I've a couple of issues with some of the list -- but a major issue with including the GE HQ on the list

The GE HQ has not really been cancelled -- it has just evolved with several independent threads {e.g. GE's evolution and the search for Kendall 2.0]:
Specifically:
  1. GE has nearly completed the rehab / rework of the old NECCO buildings and will occupy them as its Innovation Point HQ Complex -- very soon
  2. Nearby joint project by Mega Developers -- Anchor Line Partners and Alexandria Real Estate Equities -- 210K SF lab building at 99 A St.
  3. Mega Developer --- Alexandria Real Estate Equities partnered with National Development on the $252M acquisition of Fort Point land originally slated to be the second phase of GE’s world headquarters [aka the Tower with the GE Logo to be seen from Mars]
  4. Another Mega Developer --- Related Beal has bought 3X the original GE site acreage next door -- a 6.5-acre, $218M deal
  5. Another Mega Developer -- Tishman Speyer partnering with Bellco Capital to launch a life science arm, Breakthrough Properties, with a 250K SF project at 105 West First St.
Anchor Line Partners and Alexandria Real Estate Equities first proposed their 210K SF lab building at 99 A St. in March. Alexandria then partnered with National Development in early May on the $252M acquisition of Fort Point land originally slated to be the second phase of GE’s world headquarters. Days later, Related Beal closed on a 6.5-acre, $218M deal next door. Tishman Speyer then threw its hat into the ring when it confirmed in July plans to partner with Bellco Capital and launch a life science arm, Breakthrough Properties, with a 250K SF project at 105 West First St.
Read more at: https://www.bisnow.com/boston/news/construction-development/wave-of-life-science-developments-nudge-south-boston-forward-in-race-to-be-kendall-square-20-100328?utm_source=CopyShare&utm_medium=Browser
Result -- in the near future:
Look for a small scale version of Kendall Sq to arise in the slice of land bounded roughly by Summer St. & Dorchester Ave. and the Fort Point Chanel and A St. [might be called the A St Corridor] near the Broadway T stop
 

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^ I see a bunch of plywood covered storefronts at ground level, when do they open?
 

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