Colliers International | Boston
27-29 Isabella Street, Boston MA
27-29 Isabella Street, Boston MA

Executive Summary

Colliers International  is pleased to offer for sale The Isabella, a redevelopment opportunity centrally located in the Bay Village neighborhood of Boston. The opportunity consists of approximately 23,136 SF including 27-29 Isabella Street.


The Isabella presents an unsurpassed opportunity to redevelop a classic, free-standing, centrally located building in one of the most desirable locations in Boston.

Redevelopment Highlights

27-29 Isabella Street, Boston MA
27-29 Isabella Street, Boston MA
27-29 Isabella Street, Boston MA
27-29 Isabella Street, Boston MA
27-29 Isabella Street, Boston MA
27-29 Isabella Street, Boston MA

Significant Value Add Potential

Built in 1900, the property boasts a free-standing redevelopment opportunity with roughly 4,300 SF floor plates and four window lines. With 8+ parking spaces, 9’ ceiling heights and a central elevator, the property is well positioned for by-right multifamily use. Currently utilized as a rectory, The Isabella presents developers with the opportunity to redevelop into a number of uses including apartment, condominium, and mixed-use.

Convenience to Transportation

The Isabella boasts convenient access to multiple MBTA stations on the Green and Orange Lines as well as the Commuter Rail, multiple bus lines and Interstate-90/Mass Pike. Back Bay Station, one of Boston’s busiest transit hubs, is less than a 10 minute walk from the property.

Epicenter of Development

The Back Bay has experienced a surge in development with many upcoming large-scale projects in the pipeline across all sectors, including office, retail, and educational. Notable developments include the Prudential Center redevelopment, 380 Stuart Street, Copley Place Development and the Four Seasons Residence at One Dalton.

French Renaissance Architecture

The Isabella boasts classic Boston Brick architecture with period detail from the early 1900s. Located on a quiet, tree-lined street the property epitomizes the classic Boston aesthetic.

Employment Access

The Isabella is located minutes’ from the headquarters of major employers including Liberty Mutual, Natixis Global, Wayfair, and John Hancock. These rapidly growing global institutions employ thousands who live, work and play in the Back Bay, South End, and Bay Village neighborhoods.

Bay Village Centrality

Located just southwest of Downtown Boston, Bay Village is a historic neighborhood with gas light lined streets, historic facades, and brick sidewalks. Residents enjoy easy walking access to the surrounding parks, shops, restaurants, and theaters of Downtown Boston, Back Bay, and the South End.


Property Details

Building Height:




Year Built:

5 stories plus basement

Multifamily Residential

23,136 SF

From Columbus Avenue or Arlington Street


Bay Village Demographics


27-29 Isabella Street, Boston MA

27-29 Isabella Street, Boston MA


Multi-Family Investment Sales

Investment Sales

Christopher Sower

617 330 8141

Doug Jacoby

617 330 8123

Jen Price

617 330 8043

Scott Dragos

617 330 8124

Jonathan Bryant

617 330 8081

Tom Hynes

617 330 8010

Maggie Collins

617 330 8013


Kevin Phelan

617 330 8050

Steve Horan

617 330 8048

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