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Old 12-01-2018, 11:48 PM   #181
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Re: Whats left to build on?

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Old 12-02-2018, 10:15 AM   #182
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Re: Whats left to build on?

The first lot is in Bulfinch Triangle and heights are limited there.
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Old 12-02-2018, 12:01 PM   #183
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I'd be shocked to see a tower in the triangle, but I'm surprised we haven't seen any movement on these.
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Old Yesterday, 09:30 AM   #184
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Re: Whats left to build on?

Here's a prime surface lot parcel just put up for sale:

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The parcel covers about one-third of an acre at the corner of Newbury and Dartmouth streets, a block from Copley Square...

...The lot has been owned for generations by the same family, said Ben Sayles, a director at the real estate firm HFF, which is handling the sale. He expects the listing to draw wide interest from developers and investors.
Per the Globe:
https://www.bostonglobe.com/business...g9H/story.html

Map location:
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Old Yesterday, 09:35 AM   #185
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Re: Whats left to build on?

Prediction:

Whatever gets built there will be better than a parking lot and worse than everything else around it.
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Old Yesterday, 09:53 AM   #186
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Re: Whats left to build on?

Build something like this.
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Old Yesterday, 09:53 AM   #187
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Re: Whats left to build on?

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Whatever gets built there will be better than a parking lot and worse than everything else around it.
I'm actually starting to miss open space. Every possible open space is getting developed. Even the suburbs are starting to feel like everything is closing in on it between condo developments, traffic congestion.

Space has become a very expensive perc now in and around the city.

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Old Yesterday, 09:55 AM   #188
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Open space (parks, natural woodlands, waterfront, etc)...and asphalt surface lots perennially filled with cars are two very different things.
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Old Today, 12:48 AM   #189
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Seems a perfect opportunity for an elevator garage.
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