Updated plans revealed for proposed Brookline Village hotel
Claremont Companies has revealed updated plans for the proposed hotel at 700 Brookline Avenue at the gateway to Brookline Village. Plans now call for an 11-story, 175-guestroom Hilton Garden Inn with a sweeping glass curtain wall designed by Cambridge Seven Associates. A restaurant and a ground-floor cafe with outdoor seating have also been added to the program. The latest plans and renderings for the 700 Brookline Avenue hotel are posted above.
New 130-room hotel completed in Brookline Village
The new 130-room Homewood Suites Brookline hotel, located in Brookline Village on Route 9 steps to the MBTA Green Line, is now open and complete; the following is a link to the official press release announcing the building's completion. Built by Tocci Building Companies, the hotel features 130 upscale suites with amenities including a swimming pool, a fitness center, outdoor terraces and gardens and meeting spaces. Homewood Suites Brookline opened to guests in summer 2016 and broke ground in July 2014; the hotel’s developer is Claremont Companies, who is now proposing a second Brookline Village hotel at 25 Washington Street. Developer The Fallon Company recently acquired 20 Boylston Street, a 12,125 square foot parcel located steps from Homewood Suites Brookline. The following are photographs of the completed Homewood Suites Brookline, courtesy Nickerson PR:
J. Derenzo Companies completes demolition at proposed Brookline Village hotel site
J. Derenzo Companies' JDC Demolition division has demolished a former Gulf gasoline station located at 25 Washington Street in Brookline Village. Claremont Companies proposes to build a 168-room hotel on the 18,492 square foot parcel.
Claremont Companies acquired the 25 Washington Street site in January 2016. Plans for the proposed hotel were presented at the Town of Brookline's Economic Development Advisory Board (EDAB) meeting held on January 4th, 2016. The following is a link to the full EDAB presentation.
The 25 Washington Street parcel is currently zoned for industrial use; a zoning change will be required to build the proposed hotel. More information about the proposed hotel is posted below. The following is the deed for Claremont Companies' acquisition of 25 Washington Street as recorded in the Norfolk County Registry of Deeds:
Finishing touches underway as Homewood Suites Brookline nears June 2016 opening
Exterior finishes have been installed throughout Homewood Suites Brookline's facade. The building now has a strong presence along Route 9 in Brookline Village. Official Homewood Suites signage has been installed along the building's facade. Finishing touches are now underway along the facade and the ground floor targeting Homewood Suites Brookline's scheduled June 2016 opening. Per an update posted on Homewood Suites Brookline's website, the hotel will open to guests in June 2016. Homewood Suites Brookline is currently accepting reservations for arrivals starting June 6th, 2016.
Homewood Suites Brookline is the first of what could be a wave of development projects coming to Brookline Village. Claremont Companies, who is Homewood Suites Brookline's developer, proposes to build a second Brookline Village hotel at 25 Washington Street. The Fallon Company, developer of Fan Pier in Boston's Seaport District, recently bought a 12,125 square foot Brookline Village parcel at 20 Boylston Street. The following are photographs of Homewood Suites Brookline:
More information about Homewood Suites Brookline is posted below.
We stopped by under-construction Homewood Suites Brookline, where construction is progressing in earnest! Installation of brick exterior finishes has begun, and windows are just about fully installed. Fireproofing is installed throughout the building's facade.
More information about the project is posted below.
Installation of windows is beginning at Homewood Suites Brookline. Fireproofing has been installed along much of the building's topped-off frame, and sheathing has been installed throughout.