The investment group that owns Suffolk Downs is moving ahead with plans to build about 11 million square feet of housing, retail, office, hotel and lab space, even as it awaits Amazon.com Inc.’s decision on whether it will choose the site for its second North American headquarters.
Boston-based HYM Investment Group LLC filed a letter
of intent with the city that gives an overview of its redevelopment
proposal for the 161-acre thoroughbred horse racing track and facilities
in East Boston and Revere — and its plans to seek expedited city and
state permitting reviews of a 500,000-square-foot office building that
Amazon would want built by 2019 as part of its $5 billion, 8
million-square-foot “HQ2.”. . . more