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Boston Redevelopment Authority Preparing for 2015 Building Boom
"The Boston Redevelopment Authority [BRA] said Tuesday that 2014 will go down as one of the most active years for real estate development in city history and predicted the tide that is reshaping the urban landscape will continue into next year," reports Callum Borchers.
"In all, the BRA approved construction projects totaling more than $3 billion in 2014. Adding those to ongoing projects approved in prior years, the city had more than three times the total in square footage of development underway in 2014 than just two years earlier."
The article also provides a retrospective on the tenure of Brian Golden, who spent much of the past year as interim director of the BRA before accepting the position permanently in December. The retrospective also touches on the first year in office of Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, who has promised more transparency at the BRA and with the city's development process in general.