Boston Convention Center to Undergo $1.8bn Expansion

23rd March 2011 (Last Updated March 23rd, 2011 18:30)

The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority is considering a plan to invest $1.8bn in expanding the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston, Massachusetts, US. The project includes the construction of a $680m hotel adjacent to the convention centre and a $1bn expansion of t

The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority is considering a plan to invest $1.8bn in expanding the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston, Massachusetts, US.

The project includes the construction of a $680m hotel adjacent to the convention centre and a $1bn expansion of the centre’s convention and function space.

The proposed hotel will have 1,000 rooms.

Financing options being considered for the hotel include a public-private partnership and a request for state financing.

The authority says the convention centre requires 4,000 hotel rooms to meet demand, according to bizjournals.com.