Banker & Tradesman | By Steve Adams
January 25, 2017
The 2.9 million-square-foot Bulfinch Crossing redevelopment at Boston’s Government Center garage property marked a major milestone with groundbreaking on a 45-story luxury apartment tower site.
Designed by CBT Architects, the 480-foot-tall tower will become the city’s tallest rental property upon completion in 2020, surpassing the recently opened Avalon North Station.
Construction crews have been redesigning traffic patterns within the 2,300-space Government Center garage spanning Congress Street to make way for the 486-unit apartment tower site. Construction of the tower is scheduled to begin this spring. Half of the garage will be demolished.
Boston-based HYM Investment Group is partnering with National Real Estate Advisors on the mixed-use project, which has approvals for six buildings. Boston Mayor Martin Walsh and members of the development team swung sledgehammers at a ceremony Tuesday to mark the newest phase of the project,