The BRA just approved plans for two new residential projects, one in the Seaport and one in the Fenway:
44 Burbank Street in Fenway (map) is a $20 million, 45 condo unit, nine story building was approved to be built on the site of a current parking lot. There will be a mix of studio, 1 bedroom, and 2 bedroom units (many with balconies) and 34 garage parking spaces. The developer (Catamount Westland LLC) is intending to get LEED certification for the building to comply with Boston's new green ordinance. Construction should be started mid 2009 and finish by early of 2011.
"Parcel A" in the Seaport (map) is a $40 million, 34 unit residential condo plus retail project and is one part of the larger development plans of Gale International and Morgan Stanley for the Seaport Square area. Construction should begin of the six story building by late 2009 and finish in late 2010.
The BRA also approved a commercial project in Beacon Hill. Talanian Realty will be developing an office building with retail on the first floor at 296 Cambridge Street (map), currently a gas station.