1. Boston 2024 unveils ambitious new Olympics plan - Boston Globe

    Boston 2024 unveils ambitious new Olympics plan - Boston Globe

    Olympic planners are unveiling an ambitious new proposal Monday morning that calls for building two new Boston neighborhoods at Widett Circle and Columbia Point that they say would increase tax revenue from those locations tenfold within 15 years. In an announcement likely to determine the fate of Boston’s Olympic bid, Boston 2024 sketched out a proposal for 12 million square feet of new, permanent development, financed by $4 billion in capital investments by private developers, under deals sweetened by city tax breaks. New construction would include 8,000 units of housing, new hotels, neighborhood amenities and a permanent, 15-acre ...

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