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Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-15-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,955
Posted By JumboBuc
Re: Assembly Sq <-> Casino Footbridge

Public Meeting Presentation (pdf) (https://www.mass.gov/files/mystic-river-bicycle-and-pedestrian-crossing-presentation-2-14-18.pdf)
Forum: Development Projects 02-15-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,697
Posted By JumboBuc
Re: Hood Business Park | 480-570 Rutherford Avenue | Charlestown

Globe: Developer pulls the plug on plans for Charlestown concert venue...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-09-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5,095
Views: 584,986
Posted By JumboBuc
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

I couldn't care less if it's on the National Registry of Historical Places or not. Designations like that mean nothing to me. What matters is that the TV screens are tacky af and don't fit the...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-09-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5,095
Views: 584,986
Posted By JumboBuc
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

I'm with them on this.

From the Globe:
https://c.o0bg.com/rf/image_960w/Boston/2011-2020/2018/02/08/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Handout_08Tbillboard_02_met.jpg

That's just not necessary.
...
Forum: Development Projects 02-08-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,052
Posted By JumboBuc
Re: MassMutual Fan Pier

This sounds to me like 10 Fan Pier Boulevard, not Parcel D.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-06-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5,095
Views: 584,986
Posted By JumboBuc
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

Of course Uber/Lyft/etc increase traffic. Anything that lowers to cost of travel-by-private-car--which ride services do--is going to increase the quantity travel-by-private-car. And that's going to...
Forum: Development Projects 02-06-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3,788
Views: 599,591
Posted By JumboBuc
Re: The New Retail Thread

Yeah, plus Subway is significantly cheaper than Pret (by like, 30-40%) and serves much larger portions. And Subway is open when better sub shops are not.

If you want a filling $7 meal at a weird...
Forum: Development Projects 01-30-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 171,796
Posted By JumboBuc
Re: Site in Hub top choice for a soccer stadium

This is discussed on literally the previous page. Harvard (and Alumni) stadiums are too narrow for a pitch of professional standards.
Forum: Development Projects 01-28-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1,311
Views: 209,104
Posted By JumboBuc
Re: Wynn Everett Casino | Everett

^ That image is from a 2009 study. It's almost a decade out of date.

The Somerville Journal tweeted that image only because somebody posted it in the Facebook event for the meeting mentioned in...
Forum: Development Projects 01-26-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,491
Posted By JumboBuc
Re: Kenmore Square North

Thread naming convention, people! It's right there on every thread!

Steve Adams has two (https://twitter.com/SteveAdamsTweet/status/956961150926819328) tweets...
Forum: Development Projects 01-25-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 32,445
Posted By JumboBuc
Re: Bayside Expo Center Redevelopment

https://i.imgur.com/fjG0ydx.jpg
Forum: Development Projects 01-24-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 32,445
Posted By JumboBuc
Re: Bayside Expo Center Redevelopment

Globe: UMass puts Bayside Expo Center site up for sale (http://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2018/01/24/umass-puts-bayside-expo-center-site-for-sale/EV0R2NnG2HS2ABjZIIzgjJ/story.html)

UMass is...
Forum: Development Projects 01-24-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1,463
Views: 83,351
Posted By JumboBuc
Re: Amazon HQ2 RFP

Amazon employment is growing like crazy

https://cdn.geekwire.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/screenshot_2304-768x432.png
[source]...
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 01-24-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,210
Posted By JumboBuc
Re: General Boston Discussion.

Cool. I wonder if all of those unbuilt renders (e.g., the Kenmore Square Gensler building) are scrapped projects or if any of them are still coming.

Interesting too that they have tenant-specific...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 01-23-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 974
Posted By JumboBuc
Re: Parking Permits

Technically, guest passes (in Somerville and Cambridge, at least) are not valid for use by residents. Of course nobody pays this any attention, but a resident using a guest pass on a car that he or...
Forum: Development Projects 01-18-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1,463
Views: 83,351
Posted By JumboBuc
Re: Amazon HQ2 RFP

Amazon should've just released this short list when they first announced their HQ2 intentions and saved a bunch of time, money, and effort for the hundreds of cities that were obviously never going...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 01-17-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 997
Views: 141,739
Posted By JumboBuc
Re: Silver Line to Chelsea

Interesting... I didn't realize the Staties were doing this. I wonder how common this practice is.

I can understand the argument that Police need to be able to get out of the station and into the...
Forum: Development Projects 01-17-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,696
Posted By JumboBuc
Re: The New Office Thread

WeWork is taking 100k sf at 33 Arch. This is half of the 200k sf being vacated by Digitas as it leaves 33 Arch for 40 Water st (the Quaker Lane + Congress Square project). [Globe]...
Forum: Development Projects 01-16-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,980
Posted By JumboBuc
Re: 5 Middlesex Avenue | Assembly Square | Somerville

I'm rooting for this and Assembly's Edge (http://www.archboston.org/community/showthread.php?t=5576&page=2) in part because I'd love see some non-Federal Realty development go up in Assembly. It's...
Forum: Development Projects 01-11-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 27,332
Posted By JumboBuc
Re: Porter Square Develoments

The Cambridge BZA is having a hearing tonight (7 pm at 806 Mass Ave in Central Square) on the 1791 Mass Ave project.

It's a great project: 40 units of 100% "affordable" (30% - 60% AMI) housing in...
Forum: Development Projects 01-11-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1,463
Views: 83,351
Posted By JumboBuc
Re: Amazon HQ2 RFP

It's primarily to be used to ask for updates on projects--including those with threads--where the poster doesn't have anything to add. This way, people don't bump old threads without any info on...
Forum: Development Projects 01-10-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 3,028
Views: 658,928
Posted By JumboBuc
Re: Seaport Square (Formerly McCourt Seaport Parcels)

The Globe picks up BBJ's story: Amazon is seeking up to 1 million square feet in Boston...
Forum: Development Projects 01-10-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1,463
Views: 83,351
Posted By JumboBuc
Re: Amazon HQ2 RFP

I can only imagine what the coverage of Motown would have looked like if we had today's media environment 70 years ago. Or Hollywood...
Forum: Development Projects 01-10-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 295,291
Posted By JumboBuc
Re: Allston-Brighton Developments

Have we covered / do we have a thread for this? I get confused on all this in-the-neighborhood-of-Boston-Landing stuff

Herald: Apartments, Condos Proposed for New Boston Landing Area...
Forum: Development Projects 01-10-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3,028
Views: 658,928
Posted By JumboBuc
Re: Seaport Square (Formerly McCourt Seaport Parcels)

The general trend is that big established firms (PWC, Goodwin Procter, BCG, Cengage, etc.) are consolidating into shiny new single-tenant (or nearly single-tenant) Seaport buildings, while smaller...
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