Development Log

Screenshot of tool from development log dashboard
Development Log Dashboard

Download and view the most current version of the Development Log.

The Development Log, published quarterly, tracks larger-scale residential and commercial development projects currently in permitting or construction phases. The Log contains the name and location of each project, the developer, type of use, square footage, and other related information.

Criteria for inclusion in the Development Log include:

  • Commercial projects totaling over 50,000 square feet;
  • Commercial projects that have a significant impact on the neighborhood in which located;
  • Residential projects of eight or more units that are new construction or that are rehab/renovation projects altering the existing use by adding to the existing number of units or square footage;
  • Any other residential project that falls under the jurisdiction of the Inclusionary Zoning Ordinance;
  • All municipal projects in which a cross section of City departments may have an interest or which are considered otherwise significant.


Visit the Development Log Dashboard to learn more about projects published in the current edition of the Log.

Open Data

Both current and historical data about projects found in the Development Log are now available to the public in tabular format in the Planning section of the City’s Open Data web site:

You can view and search data without establishing an account. If you wish to save your work or make comments an account is required. 

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To obtain copies of the current or previous issues or for more information about the Development Log please contact Cliff Cook, Senior Planning Information Manager,, at 617/349-4656.