Massport Summer Street hotel

Massport Hotel Plan Is Back To Where It Started

After three years of fits and starts while development has covered vacant parcels in the surrounding neighborhood, Massport has selected a consortium of developers to build a 1,054-room hotel on Summer Street opposite the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.

Ride-Hailing Bill Author Defends Protections For Cab Drivers

As the House’s plan to give taxi cabs the exclusive rights for five years to service the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (BCEC) came under fire Wednesday, the Boston Democrat who wrote the bill defended the perk as repayment for the industry’s contribution to the original construction of the event center. The legislation approved...
Massport hotel parcel

11 Developers Interested In Massport Hotel Project

Eleven companies are vying to build a hotel and mixed-use development across from the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center on a vacant parcel owned by Massport. After Gov. Charlie Baker put a $1 billion expansion of the convention center project on hold last spring, Massport scaled back previous plans for a 1,200-room “headquarters” hotel....

Baker Hits Pause On Convention Center Expansion, Overhauls Board

The planned $1 billion expansion of the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center has been frozen indefinitely by Gov. Charlie Baker, whose administration on Wednesday expressed deep misgivings about the center’s ability to pay off the anticipated debt without impacting the state budget. Baker announced he is pausing the potentially job-rich project, which was intended...