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NECN Report “Boston’s Innovation District”

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BIO highlights Innovation District Article Courtesy of:  NECN (NECN: Peter Howe, Boston) - As much as the BIO International 2012 convention is showcasing Boston and Massachusetts as an international hub for biotechnology and biomedical companies, the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center event is also showcasing how much the area around the BCEC – the Innovation District – has become a life sciences cluster within Boston-Cambridge. Maybe nothing has done more to put this area on the map as … [Read more...]

Boston Innovation News: “Sausage Parcel Politics Stall 400 Unit Apartment Tower”

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Wanted: A hotel near the convention center THIS STORY APPEARED IN -  - By Paul McMorrow Article Courtesy of:  The Boston Globe In two weeks, Boston officials will converge on a South Boston parking lot. They will clutch shiny commemorative shovels and hurl superlatives at the Cambridge Innovation Center, a technology incubator that will be breaking ground on a Boston outpost. They will name-check Vertex, the pharmaceutical giant now building a new headquarters across the street … [Read more...]

Boston Private Bank & Trust Launches New South Boston Waterfront Website

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Waterfront businesses hope for boost from new website By Greg Turner  |   Article Courtesy of:  http://www.bostonherald.com A new website dedicated to the South Boston waterfront has a fitting sponsor:  Boston Private Bank & Trust Co., an early tenant at the pioneer development Seaport Place. The bank, based across Fort Point Channel in Post Office Square, opened its Seaport Boulevard office nine years ago — and recently signed for 10 more years in the complex developed by Fidelity … [Read more...]

Smart Planet talks about Boston’s Innovation District

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Inside Boston’s ‘Innovation District’ Article Courtesy of:  Smart Planet - By Tyler Falk Article Link:  http://www.smartplanet.com/blog/cities/inside-bostons-8216innovation-district/1759 It seems like every city is positioning themselves to be the “next Silicon Valley.” That’s because technology start-ups and companies that promote innovation are today’s industrial districts of the knowledge economy: must-haves in any city. We’ve seen it recently in New York’s tech campus and … [Read more...]

South Boston Waterfront Innovation District & Seaport Continue to Grow

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High-tech firms find fertile turf in South Boston Low rents, amenities boost Innovation District By Michael B. Farrell It’s not Kendall Square. Not yet. But two years after Mayor Thomas M. Menino branded a swath of the South Boston Waterfront as the Innovation District - a bid to lure big Web companies and start-ups alike - a healthy crop of technology companies is moving in. Office rents are low, at least for Boston, and the neighborhood is catching on; any company looking … [Read more...]

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Boston's Innovation District: Courtesy of:  www.innovationdistrict.org The Innovation District is nestled between Boston’s transportation gateways: abutting historic Boston Harbor, adjacent to Logan International Airport, and at the nexus of two major interstate highways.  It also contains the largest tract of underdeveloped land in the city of Boston, an area with opportunity for growth, a strong existing knowledge base, and the ideal location for producing new ideas, new services and new … [Read more...]

Innovation District Progress Slowed by Inadequate Internet Services

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Boston's Innovation District to get high-speed Internet, at last Kyle AlspachVC Editor - Boston Business Journal Located near the South Boston waterfront, the city’s “Innovation District” houses dozens of tech startups. More are arriving every month. It’s also a place with a paradox: Internet service is actually pretty slow in parts of the Innovation District. On Thursday, the city and Comcast said work is finally under way to change that. After months of planning, Mayor Thomas … [Read more...]

Seaport Square Project adds New Boston Innovation Center

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Boston is getting an 'Innovation Center' to serve as a hub for the Innovation District By Scott Kirsner, Globe Columnist Article Courtesy of:  Boston.com Boston's Innovation District will get a new building next year — the Boston Innovation Center — that could become the neighborhood's hub. It'll be built on land across Northern Avenue from the Institute of Contemporary Art, and not far from the MassChallenge's digs at One Marina Park Drive, the mostly-empty high-rise on Fan … [Read more...]

To Date – 70 New Companies Have Moved to Boston’s Innovation District

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Innovation District is bringing new energy to Boston Article Courtesy of:  Boston Homes Boston is the sixth most economically powerful city in the world, Mayor Thomas M. Menino told business leaders last month at a forum about the waterfront, sponsored by the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties. It is ahead of Beijing, Hong Kong and Sao Paolo. That’s pretty significant, considering Boston’s size. Tokyo ranked number one, followed by New York City. Chicago fell in … [Read more...]

NAIOP on the Boston Seaport District – “HOT”

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Seaport: The Hottest Neighborhood in Boston by David Begelfer Article Courtesy of:  National Association of Industrial and Office Properties If attendance is any indicator, the record-breaking 700 registrants at NAIOP’s “Windows on the Waterfront” event confirmed that the newly-rebranded Innovation District in the Boston Seaport district is indeed hot.  This is the year when the long-awaited neighborhood became a reality, spurred in large part by two key events – Vertex’s initial … [Read more...]

Boston Innovation Spotlight: The Fallon Company

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The Fallon Company History & Experience Established in 1993, The Fallon Company has remained active and viable through fluctuating economic cycles to become a respected leader in commercial real estate. Both as a development and as an investment firm, The Fallon Company is known not only for the quality of its properties, but also for its professionalism, collaborative approach and commitment to the communities in which it builds. The Fallon Company, led by founder Joseph F. … [Read more...]

Boston’s latest mega-project aims to immerse businesses in a lifestyle of innovation

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A ‘hood for Innovation By Jason Hagerman Article Courtesy of:  Bio Business Canada At a breakfast meeting in May 2010, Boston Mayor Thomas Menino announced to his audience the city was developing a 1,000-acre Innovation District on the South Boston waterfront. The city already boasts four life science clusters with varying degrees of success, and competitive biotech bastion Cambridge is ever-present across the Charles River. But, Menino said, the Innovation District would be something … [Read more...]

Seaport Innovation District – Marine Tourism

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Marine tourism gaining steam Green taxis, floating rentals bubble up along waterfront By Kathleen Pierce, Globe Correspondent - Article Courtesy of:  Boston.com Customers enjoyed Boston from the harbor during a recent wine tasting cruise.… (Photos by Kayana Szymczak for The Boston Globe) It’s 7 a.m. on a Tuesday as Piper Olsen hops a taxi to Logan Airport. Twenty minutes later, she’s in Terminal A about to go through security. The veteran business traveler from … [Read more...]

Seaport Innovation District – Vertex

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Boston-bound Vertex breaks ground on Fan Pier HQ By Brendan Lynch  |   Wednesday, June 22, 2011  |  http://www.bostonherald.com The Fallon Co. and Vertex Pharmaceuticals threw a lavish ground-breaking party on Fan Pier today for the largest commercial lease in the city’s history that promises 500 new biotech jobs. The ceremony marked the beginning of construction of Vertex’s new headquarters, as part of Mayor Thomas M. Menino’s Innovation District, after years of starts and … [Read more...]

Innovation District & CLF

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Cleaning up Boston Harbor and smart waterfront development – to build a thriving New England Jun 24, 2011 by Seth Kaplan | Leave a Comment At the ceremony marking the completion of the Stormwater Storage Tunnel under South Boston Mayor Menino of Boston connected a couple of important dots and made a powerful case for how environmental protection and economic development and prosperity are allied efforts that support each other – not competing values where one must lose for the other to … [Read more...]

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