Boston – The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) Board of Directors approved development projects in June that will create an additional 324 residential units, including 39 income-restricted units, and 717 trade jobs, 572 direct jobs and 382 indirect and induced jobs.
The Dock Square Garage project will add 200 residential units, including 27 income-restricted, to downtown Boston. It involves building a six-story vertical addition of residential space and up to another 3,000sf of residential space through a horizontal expansion to the existing structure located at 20 Clinton St. The project will maintain much of the existing parking with roughly 450 parking spaces. To accommodate a new ground-floor residential lobby, the existing commercial space will be reconfigured to approximately 11,500sf, including new commercial space facing John F. Fitzgerald Surface Road.
11 and 26 Heron Street will include 35 rental apartments, 28 home ownership units and nine income-restricted units. It calls for the construction of two, four-story residential buildings. 11 Heron Street will consist of 40 rental apartments, including five income-restricted units, while 26 Heron Street will consist of 32 home-ownership units, four of which are income-restricted. The project results in approx. $375,000 worth of community benefits for West Roxbury.
2-10 Maverick Square, a transit-oriented development, will consist of 25 residential rental units, including three income-restricted, and approximately 10,710sf of commercial/retail/restaurant space. The six-story building will also contain bicycle storage and a trash/recycling room on the ground floor.
45 Spring Street will add five residential units and commercial space to a 13-unit project that is currently under construction at 45 Spring St. in West Roxbury. This will create a total of 18 residential units, a commercial space, retail space and 30 parking spaces for the project. Additionally, the project will create over 4,678sf of viable open space.