By Josh Resenk
No one in their right mind from Everett would consider keeping the waterfront across from the Encore Casino and Hotel a polluted, industrial wasteland as it is today, as opposed to a Revolution soccer stadium and expanded development of entertainment venues along the Everett shoreline.
However there is something called the law, and an endless set of archaic and convoluted rules and regulations about designated port areas that could impact the redevelopment of this key Everett property.
In a major look at that situation by the Boston Globe in its Monday edition, two significant conflicting elements were brought to light.
First, the sale of the 45 acre site by Constellation, the owner of the former power plant and its towering chimneys, is moving forward as though there are no impediments.
However, the Globe has correctly pointed out that this transformational development opportunity on Boston’s doorstep- with room for labs, office, multifamily housing, stores, and maybe even a hotel or two, could be held back.
Why?Continue reading “Because Of Port Area Restrictions, Revolution Stadium Not A Slam Dunk”