UMass Boston’s interim chancellor, Barry Mills, has moved to ease anxieties and boost morale on the Dorchester campus as a controversy over UMass Amherst’s planned acquisition of Mount Ida College embroiled the statewide university system. Mills, who... Read more
The Massachusetts Lottery plans to try a change of scenery, moving its administrative staff from its longtime headquarters in Braintree a few miles north to Dorchester’s Columbia Point.
Putting the roughly 140 headquarters staff near UMass-... Read more
The University of Massachusetts will offer a select group of developers the chance to buy the former grounds of the Bayside Expo Center in Dorchester this year in a deal that could net the university a windfall sum.
The university’s building... Read more
Updated Dec. 21, 12:07 p.m. with completed sale price
Third time is apparently the charm.
The Boston Globe’s former headquarters on Morrissey Boulevard have been sold for $81 million to Burlington-based development company... Read more
Developers of the former Boston Globe headquarters have submitted a letter of intent to the city’s planning agency, announcing plans for a multi-purpose building that would include area improvements to better connectivity between Columbia Point and... Read more
Updated Friday, Nov. 3 with the victim's identity --
A South Boston man was fatally shot around Harbor Point on Sunday evening, Boston police said.
The Oct. 29 shooting was reported around 7:45 p.m. in the area of 7 Peninsula Pl.,... Read more
The UMass Building Authority has received 16 responses to its Request For Information (RFI) regarding the prominent Bayside parcel on Columbia Point, university officials said Friday. Several developers are already actively involved in real estate... Read more
The interim chancellor at UMass Boston plans to step down at the end of this academic year and hopes the urban campus will be able to secure a "world-class leader" to take over in time for the 2018-2019 academic year.
In a letter, Barry Mills... Read more
The development company that has agreed to buy the former Boston Globe complex on Morrissey Boulevard is proposing to renovate and re-use the existing newspaper facility as a hub for high-tech jobs, including robotics.
Todd Fremont-Smith,... Read more