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Old 03-27-2017, 10:07 AM   #61
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Detroit 1000~1,100' ish.....

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prolly bring cranes by the fall....
734' and I already posted this here a month ago. (see post 47)
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Old 03-28-2017, 08:15 AM   #62
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I think we should PUSH the FAA & the BRA for developments to push over 800ft-1000ft skyscraper.
There are not that many spots in Boston at this point.

Rents and Real estate prices are out of control. Good families just trying to have families in this city are getting priced out.
It's time to create supply to meet demand concerning society and bring down the overall housing costs for families.

These NIMBY's and Groups are out of control type thinking--- I GOT MINE MENTALITY
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Old 03-28-2017, 08:46 AM   #63
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I think we should PUSH the FAA & the BRA for developments to push over 800ft-1000ft skyscraper.
There are not that many spots in Boston at this point.

Rents and Real estate prices are out of control. Good families just trying to have families in this city are getting priced out.
It's time to create supply to meet demand concerning society and bring down the overall housing costs for families.

These NIMBY's and Groups are out of control type thinking--- I GOT MINE MENTALITY
The FAA doesn't have an 'I got mine mentality' but rather an interest in protecting the traveling public and those living and working in proximity to Logan and airports around the country. They're actually looking out for your interests. The sooner you realize that not everything in the world is a conspiracy against you and people like you, the better off you'll be.
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Old 03-28-2017, 08:54 AM   #64
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The FAA doesn't have an 'I got mine mentality' but rather an interest in protecting the traveling public and those living and working in proximity to Logan and airports around the country. They're actually looking out for your interests. The sooner you realize that not everything in the world is a conspiracy against you and people like you, the better off you'll be.
What does that have to do about bringing the costs down for hardworking families and the city & state meeting their obligations to providing more affordable housing.

Boston is a major city and growing and the FAA needs to adapt.

You have Cambridge Mass talking about building an 800ft tower. How pathetic is that? Cambridge Commercial realestate is outpacing Boston's.


It's time for the FAA/Massport to invest money into better infrastructure to allow the city of Boston to build HIGH RISES to meet the demand issues in Real Estate----This would also help overall Traffic scenario if they continue to build into the core of the city with HEIGHT.

Its time to help out the Public. Anytype of normal housing in or around Boston is running at 500K++ (That's absurb for a working class starter family)
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Old 03-28-2017, 08:57 AM   #65
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The FAA isn't in the business of caring about working families.
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Old 03-28-2017, 09:06 AM   #66
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The FAA isn't in the business of caring about working families.
No but the city/state have to address issues on what is best for public. We have housing running almost at million dollars per unit in nice safe towns--

FAA needs to invest in better equipment that can allow the city/state to build higher towers in the core of the city--BOTTOM LINE---

There are not that many parcels left anyway in the core of the city. so 3-4 highrises hitting the 900-1000ft is not going to be a big deal.

Boston major problem is real estate is becoming unaffordable to the regular working class.
City/State are not helping the situation--
Income inequality is out control in this state---

YES---Legal Immigrants who come from other countries to start a family cannot afford to live in anywhere in the vicinity of Boston because of the high prices of Real Estate.

You know what realized about this group of people on this site against HEIGHT in the city of Boston.
If you were in the ocean on a ship you would pull up the ladder and say sorry we are full to the other groups of people in the ocean.

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Old 03-28-2017, 09:18 AM   #67
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No but the city/state have to address issues on what is best for public. We have housing running almost at million dollars per unit in nice safe towns--

FAA needs to invest in better equipment that can allow the city/state to build higher towers in the core of the city--BOTTOM LINE---

There are not that many parcels left anyway in the core of the city. so 3-4 highrises hitting the 900-1000ft is not going to be a big deal.

Boston major problem is real estate is becoming unaffordable to the regular working class.
City/State are not helping the situation--
Income inequality is out control in this state---

YES---Legal Immigrants who come from other countries to start a family cannot afford to live in anywhere in the vicinity of Boston because of the high prices of Real Estate.

You know what realized about this group of people on this site against HEIGHT in the city of Boston.

If you were in the ocean on a ship you would pull up the ladder and say sorry we are full to the other groups of people in the ocean.
I agree to a point that Boston is pricey(most of it isn't) but instead of complaining about it endlessly and casting blame(because it's not accomplishing anything), I think you'd be better off either bettering yourself so you can earn a better income or go live somewhere cheaper.
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Old 03-28-2017, 09:34 AM   #68
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I agree to a point that Boston is pricey(most of it isn't) but instead of complaining about it endlessly and casting blame(because it's not accomplishing anything), I think you'd be better off either bettering yourself so you can earn a better income or go live somewhere cheaper.
How do you know I don't have a good job? I'm just saying Boston/Cambridge need to address some serious issues:
The future Growth of Boston
The Future TRANSIT Expansion throughout the state.

We are better than this and we should other legal immigrants be able to start families in this amazing city. Not---- SHUT THEM OUT because they don't have a MILLION in cash to live in a nice town with good schools.
It would be nice to city our City/State Reps help hard working families to help grown in area that has much ambition around the Universities and help people THRIVE in life.

Its like we are creating two worlds in Massachusetts.
Surrounding areas of Boston----VERY RICH SOCIETY
Surrounding areas of Springfield---THE OUTLANDERS

PULL UP THAT LADDER---That group is on their own in the ocean.
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Old 03-28-2017, 09:43 AM   #69
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Eh. When I have to tailor my own clothes or make my own cocktail at a bar, then I'll start worrying that there isn't enough housing for lower income/working people but for now there are plenty who are clearly capable of making do.
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Old 03-28-2017, 09:46 AM   #70
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No but the city/state have to address issues on what is best for public. We have housing running almost at million dollars per unit in nice safe towns--

FAA needs to invest in better equipment that can allow the city/state to build higher towers in the core of the city--BOTTOM LINE---

There are not that many parcels left anyway in the core of the city. so 3-4 highrises hitting the 900-1000ft is not going to be a big deal.

Boston major problem is real estate is becoming unaffordable to the regular working class.
City/State are not helping the situation--
Income inequality is out control in this state---

YES---Legal Immigrants who come from other countries to start a family cannot afford to live in anywhere in the vicinity of Boston because of the high prices of Real Estate.

You know what realized about this group of people on this site against HEIGHT in the city of Boston.
If you were in the ocean on a ship you would pull up the ladder and say sorry we are full to the other groups of people in the ocean.
I don't think you need to be too worried about them. They seem to be able to quickly find jobs and work up the ladder than the typical blue collar rust belt workers who are constantly complaining and doing nothing to better themselves. Pretty soon, they will be able to afford to live in Boston.

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Old 03-28-2017, 10:05 AM   #71
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We both know that it's not about immigrants or even working people but it's about insecurities and fear of change. It's about the evolving ethnic neighborhoods and those who either thanks to a poor work ethic or a disregard for education have wound up stuck there falling further behind while others have managed to get ahead and once familiar surroundings evolve.

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Old 03-28-2017, 10:55 AM   #72
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We both know that it's not about immigrants or even working people but it's about insecurities and fear of change. It's about the evolving ethnic neighborhoods and those who either thanks to a poor work ethic or a disregard for education have wound of stuck there falling further behind while others have managed to get ahead and once familiar surroundings evolve.
What I actually care about is Traffic and the high cost of real estate is not healthy for the general society-- if you build higher and offer much more supply on the general markets it can decrease Real estate taxes overall, limit overall traffic scenario help transit run more efficient since there will be high volumes of people focused already at the core of the city.

The Public deserves at least 4-900ft or 1000FT towers now to help slow the inflated real estate values by offering some supply to meet the demand.

It seems you offer no solutions for:
Traffic
Insane Real Estate values
Real Estate taxes
and the outdated Transporation scenario.
Income Inequality happening throughout the city.
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Old 03-28-2017, 11:00 AM   #73
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Towers aren't going to change anything in a meaningful way and you know that, or at least you should. It's only been stated like a thousand times here by people who are pretty fucking knowledgeable on the subject.

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Old 03-28-2017, 11:01 AM   #74
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Traffic-. All big cities have traffic. Raise gas tax.
Insane Real Estate values-. Build more
Real Estate taxes- it's not that much higher here compared to other parts of the country.
and the outdated Transporation scenario- invest in transit using money gained through a higher gas tax.
Income Inequality happening throughout the city-. More affordable education and vocational programs.
There are solutions Rifle.
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Old 03-28-2017, 11:19 AM   #75
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Building Higher in the core of the city connected to the Hardrails:
--Decreases Traffic
--Increases Supply on Units
--Decreases Real Estate values/Real taxes helping Demand scenario
--Helps the city grow in a positive way
--More supply increases overall Tax revenue for the city


I'm not saying build (10) 1000ft Skyscrapers. I'm saying BOSTON needs to go much higher and make a statement.

Also its time that Logan/Massport invest heavily into more Airport infrastructure that will help the airport efficieny along with the great good for the public to help Boston Grow naturally.

Boston/Cambridge Offer good jobs for people. Millionaire families should not be the only ones that get a shot at what Boston offers now.
Great Universities, Great overall Culture, Great jobs.
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Old 03-28-2017, 11:30 AM   #76
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You don't have to be a millionaire. You don't even have to make a decent living. For every family making $1m+ there are probably a hundred who are managing on under $150k and for each of those at $150k, there are probably twenty scraping by but not whining about it at $75k.
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You don't have to be a millionaire. You don't even have to make a decent living. For every family making $1m+ there are probably a hundred who are managing on under $150k and for each of those at $150k, there are probably twenty scraping by but not whining about it at $75k.
To buy a house and raise a family in a safe area in or around Boston and the surrounding areas its pretty dam expensive.
Everett--Triple deckers are going for 750K-- that's EVERETT--Home of the future casino--

Also if you drastically increase the overall supply in Real estate by bringing down the real estate values hopefully families on Section 8 can actually start to afford to buy something and help them create Wealth for their family.

We need to bring people out of Poverty and help them contribute.

So YES I believe building HIGHER In Boston would be Beneficial across the board
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To buy a house and raise a family in a safe area in or around Boston and the surrounding areas its pretty dam expensive.
Everett--Triple deckers are going for 750K-- that's EVERETT--Home of the future casino--

Also if you drastically increase the overall supply in Real estate by bringing down the real estate values hopefully families on Section 8 can actually start to afford to buy something and help them create Wealth for their family.

We need to bring people out of Poverty and help them contribute.

So YES I believe building HIGHER In Boston would be Beneficial across the board
Three deckers are mostly bought either as income property or for redevelopment as condos, not as places to raise a family, so $750 is entirely appropriate when you can turn over each unit for $400+. As for the affordability of single family homes, there are forty-eight 3+ br/2+ ba currently listed within the city of Boston under $600k.
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Three deckers are mostly bought either as income property or for redevelopment as condos, not as places to raise a family, so $750 is entirely appropriate when you can turn over each unit for $400+. As for the affordability of single family homes, there are forty-eight 3+ br/2+ ba currently listed within the city of Boston under $600k.
$400+ rent? Really---Try $1400-$2100--3 Bedrooms. And it will continue to CLIMB---

400+ what's that Chicago Southside rents?
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$400+ rent? Really---Try $1400-$2100--3 Bedrooms. And it will continue to CLIMB---

400+ what's that Chicago Southside rents?
$400k as a condo unit. Probably much more in nicer places like Cambridge and JP.
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