About BGI

Boston Global Investors (BGI) is a leading real estate development and consulting firm headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. Led by John B. Hynes and a team of experienced real estate professionals, BGI has decades of experience developing commercial, residential and mixed-use projects, from landmark towers to city-scale developments.

Songdo International Business District

Located in Incheon, South Korea, the Songdo International Business District (Songdo IBD) is a 100 million square foot Master Plan on 1,500 acres of reclaimed land – the largest private development project in the world.

Seaport Square

Seaport Square is Boston’s newest neighborhood and largest development project consisting of 6.3 million square feet of development across a 23 acre Master-planned site.

One Seaport

One Seaport Square, Boston, is the newly completed 1.1 million square foot mixed-use development. One Seaport features two iconic residential towers, The Benjamin and The Via, consisting of market and workforce residential units, two vibrant retail complexes, and a three-level subterranean parking garage to serve residents and visitors alike.

What We Do

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Hospitality & Retail

BGI's hospitality and retail spaces create vibrant, desirable urban destinations. From iconic entertainment venues to vast dining and retail opportunities, each space provides visitors with a unique and leisurely experience.

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Office

BGI's global experience enables us to deliver innovative and efficient office developments. Our success-driven approach enhances the tenant experience and surrounding neighborhood. Each office space is curated to promote sustainability, efficiency, and flexibility.

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Public Realm & Cultural

BGI's public realm developments are designed to support and enhance the surrounding neighborhood. From gathering space to educational facilities, each of our developments are designed to emphasize community and wellness.

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Residential

BGI's residential developments offer exceptional quality of life and unparalleled urban amenities. Our residences serve as the ultimate connection to the surrounding neighborhood.

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Some of our Work

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Songdo First World

Residential
About Songdo First World

Songdo First World is the first residential project completed in the Songdo International Business District. Located adjacent to Songdo Convensia and the Northeast Asia Trade Tower, Songdo First World features four 65-story towers with over 2,500 residential and workspace units and ground-level retail.

The luxury apartment residences offer homes in various sizes with exceptional views of the Songdo skyline and nearby Central Park.

Songdo First World was a joint venture between Gale International, Posco E&C, and Morgan Stanley.

completion schedule
  • 2005-2009
TOTAL DEVELOPMENT COST
  • $1.12 Billion
DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
  • 3.7 Million square feet across 12 buildings
  • Architect: KPF
OUR RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Master Planning
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Budgeting & Underwriting
  • Capital Formation
  • Design & Construction Management
  • Marketing & Leasing
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Songdo Central Park

Public Realm & Cultural
About Songdo Central Park

Songdo Central Park is a 100-acre public park located in the Songdo International Business District (IBD). Covering nearly 10% of Songdo IBD’s total land area, the park serves as a tranquil oasis amidst the urban surroundings.

The centerpiece of Songdo IBD’s green space plan, Songdo Central Park features a 1.1 mile seawater canal that refreshes every 24 hours. A variety of walking paths and foot bridges weave their way throughout the park, granting visitors a place of refuge and relaxation.

Songdo Central Park was a joint venture between Gale International, Posco E&C, and Morgan Stanley.

completion schedule
  • 2007-2009
TOTAL DEVELOPMENT COST
  • $150 Million
DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
  • 100 Acres of public space
  • 1.1 Mile seawater canal
  • Architect: KPF
  • Civil Engineer: ARUP
OUR RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Master Planning
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Budgeting & Underwriting
  • Capital Formation
  • Design & Construction Management
  • Marketing & Leasing
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Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea

Public Realm & Cultural
About Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea

Located within the Songdo International Business District, the Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea is an 18-hole championship golf course featuring an elegant clubhouse and an advanced practice center. From the back tees, the course exceeds 7,400 yards.

The Golf Club features dining space, private meeting rooms, spa, fitness and swimming facilities, and a professionally staffed golf shop designed to deliver the community with a true recreational and leisurely experience. In addition to hosting the 2010 & 2011 PGA Champions Tour, and the 2015 Presidents Cup, the course is among 25 exclusive Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Courses worldwide.

The Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea was a joint venture between Gale International, Posco E&C, and Morgan Stanley.

Completion Schedule
  • 2007-2010
Total Development Cost
  • $276 Million
Development Program
  • 165,000 square feet across 3 buildings
  • Architect: Nicklaus Design
  • Clubhouse Architect: CannonDesign
OUR RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Master Planning
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Budgeting & Underwriting
  • Capital Formation
  • Design & Construction Management
  • Marketing & Leasing
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Shrine of Our Lady of Good Voyage

Public Realm & Cultural
About Shrine of Our Lady of Good Voyage

Located at 51 Seaport Boulevard, the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Voyage is the first new Chapel built for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese in Boston since 1952. Completed in 2016, the landmark building provides Downtown Boston and the emerging Seaport District with services ranging from daily Mass to weddings and community meetings.

COMPLETION SCHEDULE
  • 2014-2016
TOTAL DEVELOPMENT COST
  • $10 Million
Development Program
  • 250-Seat Roman Catholic Church
  • Architect: ADD Inc. / Cram & Ferguson
OUR RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Budgeting & Underwriting
  • Capital Formation
  • Design & Construction Management
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