office tower in Boston on Boylston Street

Credit: The Real Reporter

Office development within Boston is at its strongest in years, some might even say ever.  Most of what we are seeing is large residential projects, but Boylston Street continues to evolve with 888 Boylston St. breaking ground this spring, which will add to the 3.2 million square feet of office space that’s part of the Prudential complex.

The BBJ, reporting on a panel discussion hosted by NAIOP, printed the following:

The group agreed that a perfect storm led by the Big Dig’s completion, a growing population, a flood of Baby Boomers who want to return to the city, lower unemployment and a rush of foreign capital is lending to the city’s multibillion-dollar development pipeline.

“We are seeing an unprecedented amount of development going on all around in the city … and many of these projects are very large, complicated developments that we haven’t seen in 20, 25 years,” said Raiz Cassum, the event’s moderator and a senior managing director at HFF. “

The full article is available on the Boston Business Journal.