New Businesses

European Fashion Retailer Primark to Open Boston Location in September

In Boston’s historic Burnham Building, home of the former Filene’s Basement, lives a new retail clothing tenant—Primark. For many Bostonians passing through Downtown Crossing on Summer Street, the recently-adde...

Pabu Sashimi

Millennium Tower Boston Introduces Chef Michael Mina’s PABU To Downtown Boston

The most anticipated project in modern Boston history, Millennium Tower Boston is raising Downtown Boston to new heights—literally and figuratively. Along with James Beard Award-winning chef Michael Mina and renowned sushi ch...

Roche Bros. Grand Opening

Downtown Boston Welcomes The Roche Bros.

The urban grocery experience Downtown Crossing has been waiting for finally arrived last Wednesday at the grand opening of Roche Bros. in the Burnham Building. Now, local residents and employees can enjoy convenient access to f...

Blanks Label

Blank Label Sizes Up Downtown Crossing for New Location

With the addition of its latest men’s shop, Downtown Crossing is beginning to fit quite nicely into Boston’s up-and-coming fashion scene. And by fit, I mean in a custom sort of way. The Back Bay-based men’s cl...

Caffe Nero

Caffe Nero Opens

Residents of Millennium Place and anyone who lives or works in downtown Boston now have a new Starbucks alternative when it comes to picking up that morning latte or Americano. Caffe Nero, an award-winning master roaster and Eu...

Primark Boston

Dublin-Based Style Empire Primark Targets Millennium Tower Boston Retail Location

H&M and Zara shoppers, as well as trend-followers alike, take note. Dublin-based retailer Primark is taking over the old Filene’s Downtown Crossing building. The store will be located in the renovated Burnham Building sec...

Burnham Building Retail

Roche Brothers Bringing More Than Groceries to Downtown Crossing

The Downtown Crossing area of Boston is currently booming, an upscale neighborhood with a myriad of luxury housing options that have recently cropped up in the area. One of the newest of the arrivals in the neighborhood, Millen...

George Jordan, senior vice president of Oxford Hotels & Resorts

I Am Downtown Boston: The Godfrey Hotel Builds on Area’s Renaissance

Downtown Crossing will soon be the home of the new The Godfrey Hotel Boston, a 135,000-square-foot, 238-room boutique hotel opening in late spring 2015.

Millennium Tower Ceremony

Millennium Tower Boston, A Promise For Downtown Crossing

City officials and developer Millennium Partners gathered outside the historic Burnham Building today to officially kick off construction of Millennium Tower Boston. Few projects have held the significance of Millennium Tower, ...

Millennium Place

‘Urban Mechanic’ Menino Repairs Skyline

With his name etched and bronzed onto so many landmarks, Mayor Menino has cemented his eternal reputation as a savior of the downtown landscape. Despite...