A panel of developers explains how car-parking minimums are out of date and prevent them form building good projects.
> Lee (whose firm rebuilt the Quinnipiac Terrace projects and the Rowe apartment tower in New Haven) cited a “T.O.D.” luxury apartment complex his company recently completed in Boston called Avenir. It has 243 apartments. They filled up fast, he said. The city allowed the developers to include just 120 parking spaces in the project—and those spaces, not the apartments, are “going begging.”