CBT is a 50-year old firm working nationally and internationally on projects that range from urban district master planning to large-scale mixed-use developments, multi-family residential, hospitality interiors, corporate workplace, civic and academic projects.
From offices in Boston and Saudi Arabia, they have approximately 220 architects, urban planners, interior designers and support personnel working together to deliver unique solutions that respond directly to their clients' needs.
They provide strategic design services in a broad number of project types and styles, and they're skilled in blending high quality planning and architecture with practical goals of building performance, budget and schedule.
In over 40 years of practice, CBT has played an important role in a broad range of projects in diverse settings. Their efforts focus on the creation and rejuvenation of downtowns, waterfronts, campuses and neighborhoods. They have a particular expertise in the integration of modern architecture with historic structures and context.
Dec 04, 2019
Snowport Winter Village Opens Tomorrow in the Seaport
Seaport is thrilled to introduce a new winter entertainment destination in Boston: Snowport Winter Village in Partnership with Fjällräven & Capital One Café. Debuting tomorrow, Thursday, December 5th, and open through February 2020, Snowport Winter Village is an interactive winter wonderland featuring a signature ice skating rink and an array of complimentary winter activities, from iceless outdoor curling to yoga and warm beverages. By mid-December, Snowport Winter Village will serve freshly baked waffles by The Waffle Cabin, along with more great things to be announced. Snowport Winter Village spans over 7,000 square feet in total and will be located at 65 Northern Ave (the intersection of Seaport Boulevard and Fan Pier Boulevard). www.bostonseaport.xyz
Snowport Winter Village’sice rink spans over 3,000 square feet and accommodates more than 200 skaters. It will host a variety of winter festivities, such as vibrant light displays, outdoor iceless curling, yoga, seasonal workshops, live music, and themed skate nights. Come mid-December, Snowport Winter Village will also include a warming tent complete with seasonal food and beverage options for skaters and observers alike to enjoy.“As our largest and most dynamic public activation yet, Snowport Winter Villagecreates an entirely new gathering place in Seaport. Snowport Winter Village will provide ample opportunities to experience the season, offering ice skating for families and neighbors; seasonal food and beverage to enjoy with friends, and winter games for all ages. Our hope is to offer an open, welcoming, and festive new destination for the whole neighborhood to enjoy.” says Yanni Tsipis, Senior Vice President, Seaport, WS Development.
Nov 19, 2019
Interior Finishing Has Kicked Off For The Smith South End
With the building envelope nearly complete interior finishing is now underway for The Smith South End. In total, The Smith will bring 650 units of housing, including 65 affordable, 20,000 square feet of retail and cultural space, and 75,000 square feet of new and renovated office space to the South End. The development will also feature a 1-acre community park bisecting the site set to bring walkability and vibrancy so this section of the neighborhood. First units are expected to be available this coming Spring.
Nov 14, 2019
Electrical Permit Pulled The Newbury Boston
An electrical permit has been pulled as part of the ongoing renovations at what is now The Newbury Boston (formerly The Taj). The $1.69M permit was pulled by Aldon Electric. Renovations to the historic building will include updated rooms and the enclosure of the seasonal rooftop. A main part of the renovation will also move the main entrance of the hotel from Arlington Street to Newbury St. Construction is expected to be complete early next year.
Nov 10, 2019
First Units Nearly Complete at EchelonSeaport as Temporary CO is issued for Lobby and Amenity Spaces
With 133 Seaport, A Regent Collection, set to open this Fall, a temporary CO has been issued for building management to access the lobby, 2nd floor, and 5th-floor amenity spaces within this first building of EchelonSeaport. 135 Seaport is set to follow with an opening in early 2020. These two buildings will feature a total of 447 luxury condos ranging in price from the mid $700's to over $5 million. The third and final building will offer 270 apartments and is expected to also open sometime in 2020.
Nov 08, 2019
Final Units Set To Open on December 15th, 2019 at J Malden Center
J Malden Center is a unique transit-oriented mixed-use development that includes 320 residential apartments, 45,000 square feet of office space that will become the new Malden City Hall, and more than 22,500 square feet of street retail. First units are now available with the rest of the apartments expected to open in mid-December. Amenities at J Malden Center include a fitness center and mind/body studio, indoor solarium, club lounge, conference space and gaming areas – as well as over 21,000 square feet of outdoor space that features a swimming pool, lawn area, pergolas, fire pits, lawn games, ping pong, and outdoor kitchen and dining areas. The property also features a roof deck featuring spectacular views of the Boston Skyline.
Nov 07, 2019
Fire Alarm and Electrical Permits Pulled for Everlane Coming to 121 Seaport
Fire alarm and electrical permits have been pulled for the fit-out of a new Everlane Store coming to 121 Seaport. The 50,000 square feet of retail space at the base of the Class A office project is quickly filling up with permits pulled for a Helly Hansen outpost last month. While primarily an online retailer Everlane has been expanding it's brick and mortar presence with the Seaport location expected to open next year.
Oct 31, 2019
Permit Pulled For Temp. Ice Rink in Seaport Square
A permit has been pulled to build a temporary ice rink in Seaport Square at 65 Northern Avenue. During the summer the site is home to the Cisco Beer garden but will now be transformed into a skating rink that will run through March of next year.
Oct 29, 2019
Building Permit Issued for One Congress
The building permit has been issued for the upcoming 43 story office tower at One Congress. The building will feature over 1M square feet of Class A office space along with 10,800 square feet of retail plus parking for 1159 cars. Building amenities will include a grand three-story lobby, conference facilities, a third-party operated fitness center, and a 1-acre landscaped terrace. The permit is valued at over $346M.
Oct 22, 2019
Permit Issued for Plumbing Fit-Out of Helly Hansen Store in the Seaport
A permit has been pulled for the plumbing fit-out for a Helly Hansen store coming to the retail space at the base of 121 Seaport. The Norwegian brand offers clothing & gear for skiing, sailing and outdoor wear, fitting for the waterfront location.
Oct 18, 2019
Motor Mart Garage Tower Approved by BPDA
The proposed 310 foot, 28-story tower that will sit atop the redeveloped Motor Mart Garage has been approved by the BPDA. The project will include 231 condo units, a mix of studios through 3 bedrooms, some planned as loft-style spaces in parts of what is now the garage. The project will also feature 46,000 square feet of commercial space with plans for 15,000 of that to include a grocery store. Parking on-site will be reduced from 1037 spaces to 672. Affordability requirements for the Motor Mart Garage will be met at the planned Tai Tung Village project, just a half-mile away at 288 Harrison Avenue.
Oct 14, 2019
Interior Finishing Ongoing for Gables Seaport
Interior finish work is ongoing for the 307 luxury apartments at Gables Seaport along Congress Street directly next to the Silver Line MBTA Station. Gables Seaport will feature a mix of studios through 3 bedrooms and offer residents 24-hour concierge service, a clubroom and outdoor lounge, fitness center, and resort-inspired pool. As the building sits so close to the silver line, only 84 parking spaces are included on-site.
Oct 10, 2019
Fire Alarm Permit Pulled for The Smith South End
A fire alarm permit has been pulled for The Smith South End. When completed this coming Spring, the complex will include 650 apartments with state-of-the-art amenity spaces including a roof-top pool. The building will also include around 20,000 SF of ground-floor retail space, a two-level 650-car below-grade parking garage, and a landscaped plaza between the residential buildings connecting adjacent streets.
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