What's Happening There - Fan Pier.

January 31, 2011

When you work in government and live in Boston, one of the most popular questions you get asked is, “What is going on with such-and-such project?” Usually it’s about the old Filene’s space in Downtown Crossing or a new high-rise going up somewhere in town and sometimes it’s even about the renovations at Fenway Park. […]

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South Boston Innovation District Takes Shape

January 28, 2011

Local firm Vertex Pharmaceuticals spent decades and billions on a pill to treat hepatitis C.

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January 28, 2011

Vertex, which is currently based in Cambridge, MA, says it plans to move its headquarters to the Fan Pier district of Boston in 2013. According to Xconomy Boston’s mayor offered Vertex tax incentives as he attempts to build an ‘innovation district’ in the city. The move is dependant upon Vertex receiving FDA approval for its […]

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January 28, 2011

THE NEWS that Vertex Pharmaceuticals will move its headquarters from Cambridge to Boston’s Seaport District may be a victory for Mayor Menino’s efforts to create an “innovation district” along the waterfront, but it makes little difference to the Massachusetts economy. Rather than compete over which address gets plugged into the workers’ GPS systems, Massachusetts cities […]

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January 26, 2011

As part of Mayor Thomas M. Menino’s effort to change Boston’s harbor into an Innovation District lined with technology businesses and medical firms, drug manufacturer Vertex Pharmaceuticals has decided to move two new buildings in the city’s Seaport District. Government officials said the firm’s relocation is expected to increase Boston’s revenue by $60 million through […]

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news article on Luring Vertex Called Boon For Boston

January 26, 2011

One day after a Cambridge-based biotech company confirmed a move to South Boston’s Fan Pier, real estate experts say the announcement could kickstart stalled development along the waterfront.

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January 26, 2011

Vertex Pharmaceuticals has signed a letter of intent with developer Joseph Fallon to lease a pair of 18-story towers to be built on Fan Pier in Boston’s Seaport District. The deal is expected to result in new Pharmaceutical Jobs. According to a report filed by bostonherald.com, Vertex was lured, in part, by a Tax Increment […]

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January 25, 2011

Vertex Pharmaceuticals is moving from Cambridge to the Seaport District.
Lisa van der Pool of the Boston Business Journal explains why this is such a big coup for the city of Boston.

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January 25, 2011

Talk about a shot in the arm for the Seaport District. It finally looks like Fan Pier will no longer be the parking lot wasteland by the sea. Cambridge pharmaceutical firm Vertex signed a letter of intent to move to Fan Pier and build two adjacent buildings in a 1 million square-foot development.

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January 25, 2011

Boston’s gain in potentially landing Vertex Pharmaceuticals as a new tenant would undoubtedly result in some short-term pain for the drug maker’s litany of landlords in Cambridge. But that too will pass.

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January 25, 2011

Vertex Pharmaceuticals is moving from Cambridge to the Seaport District and that’s good news for Boston.

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