Ch, ch, ch, changes
Universal Hub is reporting that Marcus Partners hopes to replace a seafood processing plant with two life-science buildings. In a letter of intent to the Boston Planning Development Agency, Marcus stated it would pay $20M to relocated the four seafood companies that make up the New Boston Seafood Center at 310 Northern Ave.
Marcus has also filed plans to create another eight-story life science building at the old Au Bon Pain building.
You can learn more about this proposed deal here.
City Councilor Ed Flynn recently called for a hearing in the wake of so many “life science” buildings being proposed in the neighborhood including this large scale project on Morrissey Blvd.
Life science research + development is the new buzz term in real estate. There seems to be a large amount of life science projects in the works in many South Boston developments. You can read more about this new laboratory/research real estate boom here.