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Baker proposing to sell Hynes Convention Center for Seaport expansion

1 month ago   |   By WCVB

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh is also on board with the proposal to consolidate the city's event and convention space.
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Response to Gov. Charlie Baker's plan to sell Hynes Convention Center? Not so fast

Response to Gov. Charlie Baker's plan to sell Hynes Convention Center? Not so fast

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

Gov. Charlie Baker wants to sell the Hynes Convention Center and put that money into expanding the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center - but public officials and residents say they want answers first.
The governor announced Monday he plans to file legislation to let the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority sell what the state calls an aging and struggling 56-year-old Hynes in the Back Bay, to finance 200,000 square feet more in the busy South Boston BCEC, creating “a major global event destination.”
“Boston is a popular convention destination, and there has been market demand for...
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Baker seeking to sell Hynes, expand Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

Gov. Charlie Baker wants to sell the Hynes Convention Center in the Back Bay and put that money into expanding the Seaport's Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in hopes of creating “a major global event destination.”
“Boston is a popular convention destination, and there has been market demand for larger, more flexible event space in recent years. This expansion will meet demand, unlock greater economic potential, and support the creation of new jobs,” Baker said in a statement. “Our plan will make Boston's convention space more efficient and maximize new economic opportunities in...
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