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August 05 2012

Convention Center Authority to Buy Site for Hotel

Alicia Leonard

August 06, 2012

The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority is finalizing a deal to take by eminent domain land in Boston’s Seaport District where it wants to build hundreds of hotel rooms, the first step toward a massive expansion of the sprawling convention complex, according to a person with knowledge of the transaction.

The authority would spend more than $30 million to take a rectangular lot on D Street, across the street from Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, for the new hotel rooms, according to this person. The 5.5-acre parcel is currently owned by Intercontinental Real Estate Corp. More

Ross, C. (August 1, 2012). Convention Center Authority to Buy Site for Hotel. Retrieved August 6, 2012 from http://www.boston.com/businessupdates/2012/08/01/convention-center-authority-buy-site-for-hotel/bljS4xuEkhW12XrRqCwOwO/story.html 

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