Tower Crane in Place for 100 Shawmut
The tower crane is in place for 100 Shawmut as work continues on the luxury condo building at the intersection of the South End and Chinatown. A new gridded glass and metal facade will rise out of the pre-existing brick warehouse structure that has been preserved on the site. When complete in 2020, 100 Shawmut will be home to 138 luxury residences and amenities including a pair of outdoor decks, a ground-floor cafe, and bicycle storage.
The Davis Companies Celebrate Groundbreaking at 100 Shawmut
The Davis Companies held a groundbreaking celebration for the launch of 100 Shawmut in Boston's South End. The development will feature a 13-story, 138-unit residential project with a 980-square-foot ground-floor cafe which would be located at the intersection of Herald Street and Shawmut Avenue in the South End’s rapidly developing New York Streets neighborhood.
“Today, we celebrate the groundbreaking of 100 Shawmut – a project realized through a unique partnership between The Davis Companies, the Boston Chinese Evangelical Church and the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association,” said Jonathan Davis, Founder & CEO of The Davis Companies. “Our collaboration has yielded a dynamic development for the historic South End and this innovative property will ensure that our Chinatown-based non-profit partners will be able to serve the community for years to come, in addition to bringing new housing and jobs to our city.”
Amenities at 100 Shawmut would include a 13th-floor rooftop deck and amenity space and a 9th-floor rooftop terrace, both offering sweeping views of the Boston skyline. Select 7th-floor residences would have private balconies and rooftop terraces.
Interior Finishing Nearly Complete at 1240 Beacon in Brookline
Just one block from Coolidge Corner, interior finishing is nearly complete for the renovation at 1240 Beacon Street. Haycon is completing a full interior rehab of the 8 units within the brownstone, originally built in 1910. Along with easy access to Coolidge Corner, the property is just minutes from The Fenway and Kenmore Square and is situated directly on the MBTA Green line.
Demo Underway at 112 Shawmut Ave in the South End
The partial demo of an existing six-story former office building at the corner of Shawmut Ave. and Herald Street in the South End is underway. The street-facing facades will be saved and incorporated into the design of the new 13-story building. This building is set to include 139 residential units along with a ground floor commercial/restaurant space and parking for 110 cars. Resident amenities will include a rooftop deck with Boston views.
112 Shawmut Avenue is one of three buildings that will be part of the Shawmut Avenue/Washington Street Block re-development that will create a total of would 536 residential units along with additional commercial and community space. The second building in the project, 120 Shawmut Avenue, will include the expansion of the Boston Chinese Evangelical Church to consolidate BCEC’s services onto one site. The third building, 50 Herald Street, currently owned by the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association of New England building will contain 313 residential units with ground floor retail, commercial, cultural, and/or community space along Washington Street.
Interior Finishing Wrapping up for Pier 4 Luxury Condos
With completion expected this spring interior finishing is wrapping up for the 106 luxury condo homes at Pier 4 Phase II. Each waterfront residence features an expansive private balcony with direct water views along with custom designer finishes. Resident amenities will include white-glove concierge service, fitness center, resident lounge, and golf simulation room. A farm to table restaurant from notable culinary mind Kristin Canty will be located on the first floor of the project.
South End Development Receives $105 Million in Construction Financing
The development project at 112 Shawmut Avenue in Boston's South End has received $105 million in construction financing via M&T Bank.
The Shawmut Avenue/Washington Street Block project will include three new buildings and represents a collaborative effort between the developer and two Chinatown community organizations, the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association of New England (CCBA) and Boston Chinese Evangelical Church (BCEC).
The first building, 112 Shawmut Avenue, will be a maximum of 13 stories and consist of 139 residential units, associated residential amenity spaces, and a three-level enclosed garage containing 110 parking spaces, as well as related site and landscape improvements.
The second building, 120 Shawmut Avenue, will include the expansion of the BCEC building to consolidate BCEC’s services onto one site. The improvements at 120 Shawmut Avenue will consist of either the demolition of a portion of the existing facility and the construction of a vertical addition, or the new construction of up to a 12-story structure to house two religious sanctuaries with combined seating for 1,130 people, a gymnasium, fitness rooms, offices, classrooms and meeting spaces for religious education, recreational and social services uses, a small ground floor commercial space, and 84 residential units on the upper floors of the building.
The third building, 50 Herald Street, is currently owned by the CCBA. The 50 Herald Street building will be nine stories and set back at the corner of Herald and Washington Streets, rising to 14 stories further south along Washington Street. The building will contain 313 residential units with ground floor retail, commercial, cultural, and/or community space along Washington Street. In addition, there will be an underground garage with 120 parking spaces.
Renovations Continue at 1240 Beacon Street
Haycon continues renovations at 1240 Beacon Street in Brookline. The property features a three-story brick building containing a total of 10,050 square feet. The building is conveniently located just steps to Coolidge Corner and directly on the Green C line train. The 8 condos are being completely renovated and are expected to be complete by May 2019.
Pier 4 Refinanced for $230.4 Million
The property at 130-140 Northern Avenue in Boston's Seaport District has been refinanced for $230.4 million via American General Life Insurance, Variable Annuity Life Insurance, and National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh.
Tishman Speyer's $500 million Pier 4 development project overlooking Boston Harbor features two buildings. A 13-story office building containing 353,000 square feet of office space with 20,000 square feet of ground-floor retail that was sold to Commonwealth Partners in August 2018. The nine-story residential building containing 106 luxurious one-to-four-bedroom condominiums with 17,000 square feet of ground-floor retail is still under construction. A total of 37,000 square feet of ground-floor retail will be located at Pier 4. Both buildings will feature rooftop terraces and state-of-the-art amenities. Pier 4 will include a one-acre public waterfront park. A two-level underground parking garage will be located on site.
Construction Continues on Pier 4 Luxury Condos
Construction continues on the upcoming luxury condos at Pier 4 in Boston's Seaport. The 9 story building will feature 106 residences and 17,000 square feet of ground-floor retail. Resident amenities will include an exclusive residents club, an outdoor terrace with a fire pit, and state of the art fitness center.Units are on sale now with an expected opening in early 2019.
Construction Continues on The Archer Residences at Beacon Hill
Construction is well underway on this upcoming luxury condominium development featuring 67 residences. The Archer Residences will restore two historic buildings and construct a new penthouse level. The penthouse unit, at nearly 6,000 sf is currently listed for $18 million and features a 2,300 sf terrace with an infinity edge pool.Amenities at The Archer Residences will include concierge service, a fitness center, a kids room and a common roof deck. An underground parking garage will contain 54 spaces. Construction is expected to be complete by the end of 2019.
Work Continues on Pier 4 Condos: Expected Opening Early 2019
Work continues on the condominium building at the Pier 4 development in the Seaport. The 9 story building will feature 106 luxury condos ranging from 1 to 4 bedrooms all with their own private outdoor space. The ground floor of the project will house a 140 seat farm-to-table restaurant.Pre-sale has already kicked off with expected completion in the 1st quarter of 2019.
Tatte Bakery & Café to open at Pier 4 in Seaport District
Local bakery and cafe Tatte will open its’ next location at the $500 million Pier 4 waterfront mixed-use development in the Seaport District. Tatte’s new location will be located on the ground floor of Pier 4’s 13-story office building, which will include tenants such as Boston Consulting Group and Cengage, and will be over 3,600 square feet in size. Tatte recently opened its’ seventh location on the ground floor of The Harlo, a newly opened 17-story luxury apartment tower in the Fenway, and its’ eighth location on the ground floor of the 399 Boylston Street office building in the Back Bay.
“Pier 4’s unbeatable location was a natural fit for us, and we look forward to opening our Seaport location in what will be a slice of green heaven on the water in the Seaport,” said Tatte founder Tzurit Or in a prepared statement. “I’ve watched the Seaport and Fort Point neighborhoods evolve into one of Boston’s most visited culinary destinations, and the Tatte team is thrilled to share a home base with some of the area’s top chefs.” Pier 4 will also be home to the Seaport District’s first farm-to-table restaurant, which is expected to open in 2019 and will be located on the ground floor of Pier 4’s nine-story waterfront condominium building. The restaurant will be operated by Kristin Canty, owner of organic, farm-to-table Concord, MA restaurant Woods Hill Table.
Pier 4 will feature a total of 37,000 square feet of restaurant and retail space, along with 353,000 square feet of office space, 106 luxury condominium residences, a new public Harborwalk and a one-acre waterfront park. The development is expected to open later this year. The Pier 4 office tower is fully glassed in, and installation of interior utilities and finishes is underway. The concrete superstructure of the condominium building has topped off, and the construction team has begun weatherproofing the exterior facade. The following is a photograph of Pier 4: