Erin Ailworth  |  Boston.com

A Boston developer is looking to build a $60 million apartment complex with 278 units between the JFK/UMass MBTA station and the Shaw’s Supermarket on Morrissey Boulevard — a potential step toward a more extensive development with restaurants, shops, and office space along the sparsely populated roadway.

David Greaney, president of Synergy Investments, said his firm has sent a letter of intent to the Boston Redevelopment Authority, outlining its plans for the nearly 93,000 square-foot-property. Renderings show a two-building, five-and-a-half-story complex with a club room, gym, parking garage and lots, and courtyard. {…}