Boston's Seaport district is a popular destination for new homeowners

When you begin to shop real estate in Boston, MA, you may want to consider the up-and-coming Seaport neighborhood. The district continues to grow and change its shape, as new construction projects in both industry and housing have caused an influx of new homeowners to invest in the area.

Recently, the Seaport Center office building sold for $110 million, an industrial transaction that shows how active the waterfront real estate market has become, the Boston Herald reports. Seaport is an evolving neighborhood just south of downtown Boston. The area is a hotbed for recent construction activity with apartments, shops, hotels and offices popping up in the area at a rapid pace.

Boston officials have recently approved construction for a new 197-unit apartment building across from the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center located on 411 D Street, which highlights demand for available housing in the area. You may want to start your search in the Seaport District and invest in property before listings prices skyrocket.

The seaport area is home to a variety of bars like Whiskey Priest located on 150 Northern Avenue, which features an outdoor patio to enjoy in the summer. What's more, the International Contemporary Art Museum is located just down the road at 100 Northern Avenue. Essentially, Seaport offers both indoor and outdoor entertainment year-round.