Retated Beal (née P&G)| 244-248 A Street | Fort Point

stefal

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It sounds like they're not cheaping out, plus they got KPF. Looking forward to seeing what the final proposal is..
 

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Suffice it to say that with Related-Beal and Alexandria working in that immediate area -- things will be very very different from the current Acres and Acres of parking lots

and then you have to include the other developments down A Street closer to Dorchester Ave and the Broadway T Stop -- a mini Kendall might be going too far -- but a lot of Tech/Bio will be happening in what used to be mostly warehouses and low intensity development
 

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Equilibria -- we do have some details
from the LOI filing:

The Project Site, located off A Street adjacent to the Fort Point Channel, currently contains surface parking and is located over the MassDOT 1-90 Extension Central Artery/Tunnel. The Proponent intends to undertake the development of the Project Site as a mixed-use development of approximately 1.1 million square feet as that term is understood in the Boston Zoning Code and Enabling Act (the “Code”), including laboratory/R&D, office and residential uses and uses complimentary thereto, as well as significant improvements to the public realm, including new parks, improvements to the Harborwalk and other open space improvements (the “Project”). ....

The Project as currently envisioned contains:
  1. a residential building of approximately 366,000 square feet with a height of 180 feet, including ground floor accessory uses and “Facilities of Public Accommodation” (“FPA”) uses consistent with the requirements of M.G.L. Chapter 91 and the MFIPA (described below);
  2. an office building of approximately 334,000 square feet with a height of 180 feet, including ground floor accessory uses as well as FPA uses; and
  3. a laboratory/research & development building of approximately 400,000 square feet with a height of 123 feet, including ground floor accessory uses as well as FPA uses (each a “Component” and collectively the “Project”).

The ground floor uses in each building and the considerable dedicated open spaces within the Project Site will activate the public realm and encourage use and access to the Fort Point Channel and associated tidelands.
On 6 acres I would have guessed they could have been more intensive in development -- but then again the I-90 tunnel runs beneath and there may be restrictions on what can be built above the tunnel
 

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