Boston Herald | By Marie Szaniszlo
April 17, 2015
Massport is pushing ahead with plans for an $800 million headquarters hotel in the Seaport District, even as Gov. Charlie Baker is in the midst of a review of the bonding needed for the project, which is part of the planning expansion of the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.
At a board meeting yesterday, Chairman Michael Angelini said: “People are spending time and money on this. Why not say, ‘Stop’?”
Chief Development Officer Jim Doolin said Massport is just reviewing the proposals and asking follow-up questions.
The agency has received six bids from developers to build the new 1,200-room headquarters hotel on two Massport-owned parcels at Summer and D streets as part of the proposed $1 billion BCEC expansion.