Established in 2005, Dellbrook | JK Scanlan provides a full range of construction services in both the public and private sectors. Dellbrook | JK Scanlan is one of the Northeast’s fastest growing construction companies. Our team is experienced with a variety of building types and construction methods in ground-up construction, rehabs and additions. We pride ourselves on quality construction and exceptional service. Our staff has the ability, know how and expertise needed to surpass our competitors. Embodying the spirit of its core values and having a true commitment toward excellence, which has been with the Fish family throughout the four generation history in the business. Dellbrook | JK Scanlan's business model is firmly grounded in tried-and-tested construction methods and organization processes, yet the company continues to seek new and innovative ways to deliver quality, savings and scheduling efficiency to its clients. Offices are located in Quincy and East Falmouth, MA.
Dellbrook | JKS has completed construction of Landing 53, a 172-unit luxury apartment community located in the heart of Downtown Braintree. The newly built $50 million building features 32 studio, 62 one-bedroom, and 78 two-bedroom apartments, with 12,000 square feet of ground-floor retail. Resident amenities at Landing 53 include a modern lobby, a resident lounge, an outdoor pool and a state-of-the-art gym with yoga facilities. The building is built with five stories of wood framing above a post-tension concrete parking garage containing 198 vehicle parking spaces.
Apartments at Landing 53 are available for lease starting at $1,700/month for studios, $2,050/month for one-bedrooms and $2,450/month for two-bedrooms. Landing 53 is located next to the Weymouth Landing-East Braintree MBTA Commuter Rail station, a short commute to Downtown Boston. The following are photographs of Landing 53:
Structural framing underway at The Watson mixed-income apartments in Quincy, built by Dellbrook | JKS
The base steel podium of The Watson, a new-construction 140-unit mixed-income apartment community in Quincy being built by Dellbrook | JKS, is complete, and upper floors are now being framed with wood. A concrete base slab has been poured atop The Watson’s podium to create the second floor’s base, and the second floor has been nearly fully framed. The Watson’s elevator core has topped off at five stories tall. Opening in summer 2018, The Watson will provide rental housing to a variety of residents of different income levels. 26 units will be rented at market rates, 86 will be rented to households earning 110% of area median income (AMI) and 28 will be rented to households earning 50% of AMI. The following are photographs of The Watson:
Dellbrook | JKS completes adaptive reuse transformation of long-vacant Ludlow mill into mixed-income housing
General contractor Dellbrook | JKS has completed the transformation of a long-vacant historic brick mill building located in the center of Ludlow, MA into Residences at Mill 10, 75 mixed-income residences developed by WinnCompanies reserved for individuals 55 years old and above. The $19.3 million project is providing Ludlow and its’ surroundings with an important mixed-income option; almost 90 percent of residents are from Ludlow and surrounding communities. “People began asking to be put on the waiting list for apartments in Mill 10 almost as soon as we began construction, so there is no doubt that the desire for quality housing for seniors in this region is strong,” said Larry Curtis, president and managing partner of WinnDevelopment, in a prepared statement. Construction of Residences at Mill 10 took 14 months and involved restoration of the building’s exterior brick work, installation of new insulated windows in almost floor-to-ceiling window spaces and sandblasting and restoration of the mill’s original beams.
BPDA approves switch from apartments to condominiums for 99 Tremont Street
The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) has given Saracen Properties approval to market 62 newly constructed residences at 99 Tremont Street in Brighton as condominiums, as opposed to apartments as originally approved. Eight condominiums at 99 Tremont Street will be designated affordable. Saracen’s decision to switch 99 Tremont Street to condominiums from apartments comes in light of the Allston-Brighton condominium market’s strong recent performance, including the 85-unit Telford 180 new-construction condominiums selling out pre-completion. A number of new condominium buildings have since been proposed for Allston-Brighton, including 46 units at 46 Hichborn Street and 82 units at 70 Leo M. Birmingham Parkway.
Finishing touches underway at sold-out Telford 180 condos in Allston, opening this Fall
The Dellbrook | JKS construction team is putting finishing touches upon Telford 180’s exterior facade and interior residences and common spaces ahead of the building’s opening this Fall. Telford 180 features 85 condominium residences, all of which are sold prior to the building’s completion. Just about all finishes are installed inside Telford 180 and along the building’s facade. Telford 180 will feature an array of amenities, including a rowing room, a full gym, a lounge and an elevated outdoor courtyard with grills and a fire pit. The building is located along the Charles River, featuring sweeping water views, and is located a short walk from Harvard Business School and a short drive and transit ride to Cambridge and Downtown Boston. The following are photographs of Telford 180:
Construction of 61 new affordable senior housing units begins in Brighton
General contractor Dellbrook | JKS has completed demolition of pre-existing structures at 132 Chestnut Hill Avenue in Brighton,
the future site of 61 affordable senior housing units with 3,500 square feet of ground-floor retail developed by Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly (JCHE). Dellbrook | JKS will soon commence site work including earthwork and ledge removal to prepare the site for foundation construction. The upcoming six-story building at 132 Chestnut Hill Avenue will be located adjacent to the proponent's existing 700-unit Brighton housing senior housing community, replacing a blighted, long-vacant house.
Concrete foundation nearing completion at 1235 VFW Parkway, 80 upcoming West Roxbury apartments
Dellbrook | JKS is preparing to form and pour the last phase of the concrete foundation and underground parking structure of 1235 VFW Parkway, an upcoming 80-unit new-construction apartment building in West Roxbury. Following completion of below-grade construction, 1235 VFW Parkway's structural frame, featuring a combination of wood framing above a concrete and steel podium, will begin to rise. 1235 VFW Parkway is expected to open in December 2018 and will feature amenities including outdoor terraces, community meeting rooms, a children’s play area, a fitness center and yoga studio, a dog wash and tenant storage areas. The following are photographs of 1235 VFW Parkway, courtesy Dellbrook | JKS:
Window installation and facade weatherproofing underway at The Aberdeen luxury condominiums in Brighton
Windows have been installed along large sections of The Aberdeen, a six-story luxury condominium development in Brighton built by Dellbrook | JKS, and the building’s facade is being weatherproofed and fireproofed in preparation for exterior finish installation. Partitioning of individual residences is underway inside the building, and installation of luxurious finishes within residences will begin in the coming months. The Aberdeen will feature 40 new luxury condominiums with 2,400 square feet of ground floor retail space. Pre-sales of condominiums at The Aberdeen, which will include 1-, 2- and 3-bedrooms, will commence this month, with one-bedrooms starting in the $600K range, two-bedrooms priced in the $800K range and three-bedroom penthouses starting at $1.2 million. The following are photographs of The Aberdeen:
Finishing touches underway at Landing 53 luxury apartments in Downtown Braintree, rents revealed
The Dellbrook | JKS construction team is at work installing the last red brick and tan clapboard siding finishes along the six-story facade of Landing 53, a $50 million mixed-use development opening early 2018 in Downtown Braintree, and luxurious interior finishes are being installed within the development’s common spaces and 172 apartments. Leasing of apartments will commence in late 2017; studios approximately 576 square feet in size will start at $1,800/month ($3.13 per square foot), one-bedrooms approximately 703 square feet in size will start at $2,200/month ($3.13 per square foot) and two-bedrooms approximately 985 square feet in size will start at $2,600/month ($2.64 per square foot). Landing 53 will feature amenities including an outdoor pool, a modern lobby, a state-of-the-art gym with yoga facilities and a resident lounge. 12,000 square feet of retail will be located along the building’s ground floor. The following are photographs of Landing 53:
Zoning Board approves new affordable senior housing in Brighton, proponent acquires development site
An upcoming 61-unit affordable senior housing building located at 132 Chestnut Hill Avenue in Brighton will move forward with construction following the City of Boston's Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA)'s approval of the project this week. Developed by Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly (JCHE) and located adjacent to the proponent's existing 700-unit Brighton housing senior housing community, 132 Chestnut Hill Avenue will include seven units reserved for formerly homeless seniors and five units reserved for seniors with lifelong disabilities. 3,500 square feet of neighborhood-friendly retail will be located on the building's ground floor. 132 Chestnut Hill Avenue will replace a blighted, vacant house which stands on a 0.3-acre parcel; JCHE acquired the property this week for $380,500 from the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA), who acquired the property in 2004 for $625,000 with the intention of constructing affordable housing.
Dellbrook | JKS constructs foundation of The Watson, 140-unit mixed-income apartment community in Quincy
The Dellbrook | JKS construction team is hard at work constructing the foundation and underground parking structure of The Watson, a 140-unit mixed-income apartment community opening Summer 2018 in Quincy. Large vertical sections of concrete have already been poured along the foundation, and formwork is being erected in order to construct additional foundation sections. Following completion of The Watson’s foundation, the building’s steel first floor podium will be erected, after which the top four floors will be framed with wood.
The Watson will feature the largest number of workforce units ever financed under MassHousing’s Workforce Housing Initiative, with nearly two thirds of the building comprised of middle-income apartments offered to households earning 110% of area median income (AMI). “This development is aimed at people who have incomes too high for subsidized housing but are priced out of Greater Boston’s high market rents as housing costs continue to rise,” said Gilbert Winn, CEO of The Watson’s developer WinnCompanies, in a prepared statement. The following are photographs of Dellbrook | JKS at work at The Watson:
One home remaining at Telford 180, new Allston condos opening this Fall
Just one home remains for sale at Telford 180, a new Allston luxury condominium building built by Dellbrook | JKS opening this Fall featuring 85 residences. The remaining home, a two bedroom/two-bathroom residence overlooking the Charles River with two deeded parking spaces, is offered for $892,800. Telford 180 is just about complete, with blue, tan, grey and white exterior finish panels nearly fully installed along the building’s facade and luxurious interior finishes and appliances nearly fully installed throughout residences and common spaces.Telford 180 will feature desirable amenities including a rowing room overlooking the Charles River Esplanade, a full gym, a lounge and an outdoor courtyard with grills and a fire pit. The following is a photograph of Telford 180:
Pricing and renderings revealed for The Aberdeen luxury condos in Brighton
Residence pricing and renderings and have both been revealed for The Aberdeen, an upcoming 40-unit luxury condominium building built by Dellbrook | JKS in Brighton, in advance of the start of pre-sales in September. One-bedroom residence pricing will start in the $600K range, with two-bedrooms priced in the $800K range and three-bedroom penthouses starting at $1.2 million. The latest renderings of The Aberdeen are posted above. The Aberdeen will feature desirable resident amenities, including a fitness center and on-site parking. 2,400 square feet of retail will be located on the building’s ground floor.
Wood framing underway at 2nd Avenue Residences luxury apartments in Needham
Wood framing of Phase 1 of 2nd Avenue Residences, a five-story, 390-unit luxury apartment development built by Dellbrook | JKS located just off of Route 128 in Needham, is nearing completion, with Phase 2's wood framing also well underway. Underground plumbing is underway for Phase 3 of 2nd Avenue Residences; wood framing of Phase 3 will commence in the coming months. 2nd Avenue Residences' 583-car precast parking garage is nearing completion, with its' first sequence built ahead of schedule and the second sequence well underway. 2nd Avenue Residences will feature apartments ranging from studios to three-bedrooms, with desirable amenities such as a pool deck and outdoor entertaining space. The following is a photograph of 2nd Avenue Residences, courtesy Dellbrook | JKS:
Exterior and interior finishing underway at nearly sold out Telford 180 luxury condos in Allston
The Dellbrook | JKS construction team has completed weatherproofing of Telford 180’s six-story frame and installation of windows, and is now installing exterior finish panels along the facade. Inside the building, drywall has been plastered within Telford 180’s common spaces and 85 condominium residences, and luxurious finishes and appliances are being installed throughout. Opening this Fall, Telford 180 will feature desirable amenities including a rowing room overlooking the Charles River Esplanade, a full gym, a lounge and an outdoor courtyard with grills and a fire pit. Telford 180 is over 94% sold, with just five residences remaining for sale. The following are photographs of Telford 180:
Dellbrook | JKS completes structural framing at The Aberdeen luxury condominiums in Brighton
Dellbrook | JKS has completed structural framing work at the six-story Aberdeen luxury condominium residences in Brighton. The construction team has begun preparing the building’s facade for installation of windows and moisture-resistant cladding. Erection of metal stud framing has begun inside the building to partition individual residences. The Aberdeen will feature 40 new luxury condominiums with 2,400 square feet of ground floor retail space. Sales of condominiums at The Aberdeen, which will include 1-, 2- and 3-bedrooms, will commence in the coming months. The following are photographs of The Aberdeen:
BLDUP’s Building of the Week: 2nd Avenue Residences luxury apartments in Needham
Built by Dellbrook | JKS and opening in the first half of 2019, 2nd Avenue Residences will feature 390 luxurious apartment residences located in Needham a short drive from Route 128. Apartments will range from studios to three-bedrooms and include multiple desirable amenities, such as a pool deck and outdoor entertaining space. The following is a video exhibiting 2nd Avenue Residences:
Dellbrook | JKS completes Phase I of 99 Tremont Street, new Brighton luxury apartments now leasing
Dellbrook | JKS has completed Phase I of the 62-residence 99 Tremont Street luxury apartment development in Brighton, with studio, one and two-bedroom residences now available for lease. Luxurious finishes have been installed throughout the Phase I building’s residences and amenity spaces, which include a fitness area and a common room. Construction of Phase II is nearing completion and will feature additional residences, along with a landscaped courtyard. 99 Tremont Street is located steps from Brighton’s Oak Square, a short drive or express bus ride to Downtown Boston. The following are photographs of 99 Tremont Street, courtesy Dellbrook | JKS:
Interior and exterior upgrades underway at Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly’s Genesis House in Brighton
Installation of new windows and exterior facade upgrades are currently underway at the Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly (JCHE)’s Genesis House in Brighton, which is under renovation, modernization and sustainability repositioning by general contractor Dellbrook | JKS. The existing buildings, which are dated and in need of renovation, are being fully refurbished both inside and out; inside the buildings, the Dellbrook | JKS team is at work upgrading utilities and installing modern finishes in residences and common areas. The Genesis House features 209 senior residences; Dellbrook | JKS’s renovation will ensure the availability of quality senior housing in the Brighton neighborhood for years to come. Renovations are designed to achieve Enterprise Green Communities sustainability certification; project completion is expected in June 2018. The following are photographs of the JCHE’s Genesis House:
Finishing touches underway at new Residence Inn Braintree hotel, opening this Summer
Just about all exterior facade bricks and panels have been installed at the new 140-room Residence Inn Braintree hotel, built by Dellbrook | JKS, opening this Summer just off of Route 128. Inside the building, high-end finishes are being installed in hotel rooms and common amenity spaces. Casual American restaurant 110 Grill will open in a newly erected single-story retail building next to the hotel on Thursday, July 6th. Residence Inn Braintree is located a short drive from the MBTA Red Line, as well as to Downtown Boston. The Logan Express bus, which provides regular direct service to Logan Airport, is located next to the hotel. The following are photographs of Residence Inn Braintree:
Exterior finish installation underway at topped-off Landing 53 mixed-use development in Downtown Braintree
The $50 million Landing 53 mixed-use development in Downtown Braintree, built by Dellbrook | JKS, has topped off at six stories tall, and red brick and tan clapboard siding finishes have been installed along large sections of the building's wood frame. Just about all of Landing 53's windows have been installed. The development's tower crane has been dismantled following the frame's completion. Interior finishing of Landing 53's 172 luxury apartment residences and common amenity spaces, which will include an outdoor pool, a modern lobby, a state-of-the-art gym with yoga facilities and a resident lounge, is now underway. Leasing of residences will commence in Late 2017; Landing 53 will open in Early 2018 and will also include 12,000 square feet of ground-floor retail. The following are photographs of Landing 53:
Superstructure construction begins at 2nd Avenue Residences, 390 upcoming luxury apartments in Needham
Large sections of the foundation of 2nd Avenue Residences, a new Needham luxury apartment community built by Dellbrook | JKS, have been poured, and the five-story building’s frame has begun to rise. The first wood-framed section of the building’s first floor has been erected, and large vertical concrete sections of the first floor have been poured. Excavations to prepare for remaining concrete foundation base pouring continue across the 5.13-acre project site; electrical and plumbing ground utilities have been nearly fully installed. 2nd Avenue Residences will be a $135 million, 390-unit luxury apartment building opening in the first half of 2019 including 583-space precast concrete parking garage as well as two courtyards with pool and outdoor entertaining space. The following are photographs of 2nd Avenue Residences:
Structural wood framing underway at The Aberdeen, upcoming Brighton luxury condominium building
The wooden structural frame of The Aberdeen, an upcoming six-story Brighton luxury condominium building built by Dellbrook | JKS, has reached the second floor. Two elevator cores of The Aberdeen have topped off at six stories tall, and a third core will soon top off. Both The Aberdeen’s concrete foundation and steel base podium are complete. Situated on Commonwealth Avenue steps to the MBTA Green Line, The Aberdeen will feature 40 new luxury condominium residences with 2,400 square feet of ground floor retail space. The following are photographs of The Aberdeen:
Allston’s Telford 180 luxury condominiums top off, facade work underway
Facade work has begun at Telford 180, a new Allston luxury condominium building built by Dellbrook | JKS, following the topping off the building’s six-story structure. Windows are in place along a large section of Telford 180’s facade, which is fully coated with moisture-resistant sheathing. Fireproofing and and weatherproofing are being installed along the facade in order to commence installation of exterior finishes. Strategically located a short drive or transit ride to Downtown Boston, Telford 180 will feature 85 luxury condominium residences overlooking the Charles River with distinctive amenities. The following are photographs of Telford 180:
Foundation work underway at 2nd Avenue Residences, 390 upcoming luxury apartments in Needham
The first foundation section is being poured at 2nd Avenue Residences, a $135 million 390-unit luxury apartment building being built by Dellbrook | JKS in Needham. Across the 5.13-acre site, excavation continues in preparation for foundation construction. Opening in the first half of 2019, 2nd Avenue Residences will feature 390 luxurious apartments wrapped around a 583-space precast concrete parking garage as well as two courtyards with pool and outdoor entertaining space. The following are photographs of 2nd Avenue Residences:
Telford 180 frame nears topping off, residences over 50% pre-sold
The 6-story frame of Telford 180, a distinctive luxury residential building built by Dellbrook | JKS overlooking the Charles River, has risen 4 stories high and will soon top off. Weatherproofing of the frame’s exterior is underway as the building continues to rise.
A total of 85 unique luxury residences including studios, one-bedrooms and two-bedrooms are now available for purchase at Telford 180. Residences at Telford 180 are over 50% pre-sold. Residences will feature open floor plans, top-quality finishes, abundant natural lighting and sweeping river views. With desirable amenities including a Fitness Center, a Rowing Room, a Club Lounge and an Elevated Exterior Courtyard, Telford 180 will conveniently enable residents to live, work and play without leaving the building!
For more details and to schedule a private showing of Telford 180, visit the Telford 180 website or click Contact Broker above. Telford 180 is on track for completion this Fall. The following are photographs of Telford 180:
Facade nearly complete at 99 Tremont Street Apartments in Brighton
Exterior finishes have been fully installed along the 4-story front section of 99 Tremont Street Apartments, a luxury apartment development built by Dellbrook | JKS. Finishes are now being installed along the facade of 99 Tremont’s 5-story rear section, in addition to windows and moisture-resistant sheathing. Interior finishes are being installed in front section residences, and interior framing is underway within the rear section. When complete, 99 Tremont will feature 62 luxury apartment residences located convenient to Brighton’s Oak Square and the Massachusetts Turnpike. The following are photographs of 99 Tremont Street Apartments:
Elevator core construction underway at The Aberdeen luxury condominiums in Brighton
The first elevator core has topped off, and the second core is rising fast at The Aberdeen, a new building in Brighton featuring 40 luxury condominium residences and 2,400 square feet of ground-floor retail built by Dellbrook | JKS. Initial site work is also underway in order to construct The Aberdeen's structural foundation. The following are photographs of The Aberdeen.
Dellbrook | JKS installs facade finishes at Residence Inn Braintree
The first brick exterior facade finishes are now being installed at Residence Inn Braintree, a new 140-room hotel built by Dellbrook | JKS opening this year along Route 128. Residence Inn Braintree has been just about fully weatherproofed, with nearly all fireproofing, cladding and windows installed. The following are photographs of Residence Inn Braintree:
Superstructure rising at Allston's Telford 180, residences now on sale
Framing of the first two floors of Allston luxury residential building Telford 180’s 6-story superstructure, built by Dellbrook | JKS, is now complete. Concrete has been poured along the base of Telford 180’s future second floor roof deck, which will feature landscaping, grills and a fire pit. An additional 4 stories of wood framing will now rise into the Allston skyline to construct this distinctive luxury residential building overlooking the Charles River. Telford 180’s enclosed parking area is now installed and will house 84 vehicle parking spaces.
A total of 85 residences including studios, one-bedrooms and two-bedrooms are now available for purchase at Telford 180. Residences feature open floor plans, top-quality finishes and abundant natural lighting. Telford 180 is uniquely situated along the Charles River Esplanade a short walk to Harvard Business School and the new Boston Landing T Station, and a quick drive or bus ride to Downtown Boston and Cambridge.
For more details and to schedule a private showing, visit the Telford 180 website or click Contact Broker above. Telford 180 is on track to be completed in Fall 2017. The following are photographs of Telford 180:
Interior finishing underway at Lowell’s Counting House Lofts Phase II
Dellbrook | JKS is now installing interior finishes in Counting House Lofts Phase II’s 75 apartments, located in the heart of Downtown Lowell. New windows have been installed throughout the facade, and interior walls of the building's future apartments have been plastered. Interior HVAC and electrical systems have also been installed. Finishes are now being installed in the building’s lobby. Foundation work is also underway to reconstruct a deteriorated section at the front of of the historic, 1846-built building. The following are photographs of Counting House Lofts Phase II:
Lowell's Massachusetts Mills Phase III nears opening
Phase III of the Massachusetts Mills mixed-income apartment development in Downtown Lowell, built by Dellbrook | JKS, is nearing completion and will open this winter. Final exterior finish installation is underway, and finishing touches are being put on interior spaces and the building's scenic new exterior courtyard overlooking the Concord and Merrimack Rivers. Phase III is set in a beautifully restored historic cotton mill building and features 70 new apartments. The following are photographs of Massachusetts Mills Phase III:
Fuji opens flagship restaurant at Quincy Center’s new West of Chestnut luxury apartments
Renowned local Pan-Asian restaurant organization JP Fuji Group’s new Fuji at WoC flagship Japanese restaurant opens Monday (1/9) night at 5 PM at Quincy Center’s new West of Chestnut luxury apartment development. JP Fuji has relocated its’ successful flagship Fuji 1546 Japanese restaurant, which opened in 2004 in Quincy Center, to the newly built West of Chestnut space just down the street. Fuji at WoC will be JP Fuji’s largest restaurant and will include amenities such as a private tasting kitchen, a spacious dining room and an enclosed outdoor patio. JP Fuji, which operates 11 Boston area restaurants, was named 2016 Small Business of the Year by the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. Fuji at WoC follows JP Fuji’s recent opening of Fuji at Ink Block, an upscale restaurant concept located at the Ink Block development in Boston’s South End.
Dellbrook | JKS cuts ribbon on new affordable apartments in Somerville’s Union Square
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Thursday for the newly opened 35-unit Union Square Apartments affordable housing building, built by Dellbrook | JKS in Somerville. Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone, Senator Patricia Jehlen, MassHousing Executive Director Tim Sullivan, Massachusetts Housing Partnership Executive Director Clark Ziegler and Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation Executive Director Roger Herzog were among those in attendance. Union Square Apartments brings an important affordable component to Somerville’s rapidly developing Union Square. The following are photographs from the ribbon cutting:
Dellbrook | JKS completes West of Chestnut luxury apartments in Quincy Center
General Contractor Dellbrook | JKS has completed West of Chestnut, a gleaming new luxury apartment and retail development in the heart of rapidly developing Quincy Center. West of Chestnut provides Quincy Center with a modern landmark prominently located at the intersection of Hancock and Granite Streets. Brand new apartments at West of Chestnut are now leasing, and KKatie’s Burger Bar is now open on West of Chestnut’s ground floor. Cafe Gelato, Fuji at West of Chestnut, Orangetheory Fitness and Shaking Crab are set to open at West of Chestnut in the coming months. The following are photographs of West of Chestnut:
Residence Inn Braintree reaches full height, exterior finishing underway
Residence Inn Braintree's six-story structural frame has reached its' full height. The Dellbrook | JKS construction team is at work installing the hotel frame's final prefabricated wood framing panels. Exterior finish installation has commenced at Residence Inn Braintree, with moisture-resistant sheathing installed along the hotel's first floor. Interior space framing is well underway, with first-floor spaces fully framed. Residence Inn Braintree is expected to open in Spring 2017. The following are photographs of Residence Inn Braintree:
Landing 53 mixed-use structural frame rising in Downtown Braintree
A tower crane has been installed at Landing 53, a $50 million mixed-use building being built by Dellbrook | JKS in Downtown Braintree. Landing 53’s five-story structural frame is rapidly rising. A large section of the building’s concrete base has been poured. Wood framing is being installed on Landing 53’s second floor. Leasing of space at Landing 53 is expected to commence in June 2017. The following are photographs of Landing 53:
Financing secured for Roxbury affordable housing overhaul
Madison Park Development Corporation has secured over $29 million in financing through the Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency (MassHousing) for the $31.75 million overhaul of the existing 12-story, 132-unit Smith House affordable senior housing building, located in Roxbury near Dudley Square, as recorded in the Suffolk County Registry of Deeds. Dellbrook | JKS will start construction of the Smith House Renovation in January 2017.
Dellbrook | JKS completes new Somerville luxury condominiums
General Contractor Dellbrook | JKS has completed 197 Union Square, a new luxury condominium development located in the heart of Somerville's eclectic Union Square. The newly opened building, developed by Cathartes, features 30 luxury condominiums and approximately 3,500 square feet of ground-floor retail. A new cafe and juice bar, NU Cafe, opens this month at 197 Union Square. The following are photographs of the new 197 Union Square:
Dellbrook | JKS completes new Somerville affordable housing development
General Contractor Dellbrook | JKS has completed Union Square Apartments, a new affordable housing development located in the heart of Somerville's eclectic Union Square. The newly opened building, developed by Somerville Community Corporation, features 35 affordable housing units and approximately 2,500 square feet of ground-floor retail. The following are photographs of the new Union Square Apartments:
Dellbrook | JKS installs finishes at 99 Tremont Street Apartments in Brighton
Dellbrook | JKS has installed exterior finishes along 99 Tremont Street Apartments’ facade fronting Tremont Street. The four-story building section along Tremont Street is topped off and fully sealed with windows and moisture-resistant sheathing. The five-story section at the property’s rear is just about topped off, with installation of the last wood framing sections underway. Framing of interior apartments and installation of electrical, HVAC and plumbing utilities is underway. 99 Tremont Street Apartments will open to residents in Spring 2017. The following are photographs of the 99 Tremont Street Apartments site:
The Dellbrook | JKS construction team has completed Telford 180’s below-grade parking level and is at work framing the 85-unit condominium building’s first floor superstructure. Concrete has been poured along the base of the first floor and the below-grade parking area. Concrete has also been poured along a section of the vertical superstructure framing. Telford 180 is expected to open for occupancy in Fall 2017; pre-sales of Telford 180 condominiums are now underway. A new website, Telford180.com, has been released for Telford 180. Newly released renderings of Telford 180 can be found above. The following are photographs of the Telford 180 construction site:
Dellbrook JKS breaks ground on Landing 53 transit-oriented development
General Contractor Dellbrook JKS held an official groundbreaking ceremony last Friday (September 30th, 2016) for the Landing 53 transit-oriented development in Braintree. The $50 million Landing 53 project will construct a mixed-use building containing 172 residential rental apartments and 12,000 square feet of retail on a two-acre lot located next to the Weymouth Landing-East Braintree MBTA Commuter Rail station. Construction of Landing 53 began in April 2016, with completion anticipated in early 2018.
The Healthy Neighborhoods Equity Fund, a $30 million fund set up by the Massachusetts Housing investment Corporation (MHIC) and the Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) to finance mixed-use TOD projects in communities undergoing transformation, provided $5 million in equity gap financing for Landing 53. “From good jobs, to new pedestrian walkways, to better access to public transit and more, this development will electrify the neighborhood and provide a perceptible spark to Braintree’s economy and community,” said CLF President Bradley Campbell in an official press release.
Concrete pouring is underway at Landing 53 to construct the building's foundation. The following are photographs from the Landing 53 groundbreaking ceremony, courtesy Dellbrook JKS:
The following is a photograph of the Landing 53 construction site, courtesy The Patriot Ledger:
1235 VFW Parkway developer closes on acquisition of project site
Developer SOVAD LLC closed yesterday (September 29th, 2016) on the acquisition of the 1.8-acre 1235 VFW Parkway project site in West Roxbury for $3 million as recorded in the Suffolk County Registry of Deed. SOVAD LLC also secured $3.25 million of mortgage financing for 1235 VFW Parkway yesterday through Rockland Trust Company. SOVAD LLC received approval from the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) in January 2016 to construct an 80-unit four-story residential building at 1235 VFW Parkway. Additional information about the approved building can be found above. The following is the deed for SOVAD LLC's acquisition of the 1235 VFW Parkway project site:
Telford 180 concrete foundation construction underway
Telford 180's underground parking garage has been excavated, and a sheet pile wall has been erected along the garage's perimeter to reinforce the excavation. Concrete footings are now being constructed along the garage's perimeter to support Telford 180's foundation. The construction team is hard at work building wooden forms for foundation footings and pouring concrete into the footings. Telford 180 will be an 85-unit residential condominium building overlooking the Charles River in Allston. The following are photographs of the Telford 180 site:
West of Chestnut, 169 luxurious apartments in Quincy Center, now open and leasing
The second building at West of Chestnut opened to residents today (September 1st, 2016), signaling the completion of the new-construction luxury apartment development located in the heart of Quincy Center steps to the MBTA Red Line. The first building opened in May. West of Chestnut features 169 units ranging from studios to two-bedrooms now leasing; visit WOCquincy.com for apartment leasing information. Curbed Boston reports that West of Chestnut is 58% leased, with tenants coming from "triple deckers in South Boston and from older apartments on Beacon Hill.” West of Chestnut features multiple amenities including a club suite, an exterior courtyard featuring an outdoor kitchen, grilling stations and lounge furniture and a billiards lounge. Ground-floor retail tenants include restaurants Fuji at West of Chestnut and KKatie’s Burger Bar as well as Orangetheory Fitness.
Ground broken on Telford 180, 85 condominiums along Charles River in Allston
Developer The Davis Companies broke ground this week on Telford 180, an 85-unit residential condominium building along the Charles River in Allston. The following is a link to the official press release announcing the groundbreaking. Built by Dellbrook Construction and designed by Cube3 Studio, the six-story building will feature 85 condominiums with sweeping river and Boston skyline views surrounded by lush green space. Completion of Telford 180 is anticipated in Fall 2017.
Stephen Davis, Vice President at The Davis Companies, sees Allston's Charles River waterfront and the Western Avenue corridor as "a fantastic neighborhood poised for significant change." With Harvard University expanding its Allston footprint and recent development in Allston and nearby Watertown, Davis sees the Telford 180 site as "an opportunity to serve a remarkably underserved market in Boston's construction boom." With Telford 180, Davis hopes to create a "near-term housing enhancement" that will bring additional energy to the area and create housing convenient convenient to major employment and education centers "at a price point that will be readily accessible to young professionals." Davis points to the area's bicycle infrastructure and direct bicycle path connections to Boston and Cambridge as a major benefit and anticipates a number of Telford 180 residents will opt to commute via bicycle. Telford 180 will include bicycle storage in addition to 84 vehicle parking spaces.
Condominiums at Telford 180 will range from studios to three-bedrooms and feature open floor plans with large windows, high ceilings and state-of-the-art finishes and appliances. Resident amenities will include a rowing room, a full gym and a lounge featuring an indoor club room and an outdoor courtyard with grills and a fire pit. As part of the project, a new 6,000 square foot public park will be constructed at the corner of Telford Street and Western Avenue. The following are renderings of Telford 180:
View along Telford Street
View at Telford Street (left) and Soldiers Field Road (right)
Westbrook Partners acquires approved project site at 1650 Commonwealth Avenue for $5.3 million
Last Wednesday, June 1st, 2016, 16509 CWMA Owner LLC, a limited liability company affiliated with New York City-headquartered real estate investor Westbrook Partners, acquired the approved project site at 1650 Commonwealth Avenue in Brighton for $5.3 million as recorded in the Suffolk County Registry of Deeds. The Aberdeen, a mixed-use development project containing 40 residential condominium units and 2,400 square feet of retail, is approved for construction on the 19,847 square foot project site. The Boston Redevelopment Authority approved The Aberdeen for construction in August 2015.
The 1650 Commonwealth Avenue site was last sold on July 14th, 2015 for $2.9 million to Sixteen Fifty Commonwealth LLC, a development partnership between Boston-area developers Diamond Siancori and MG2 Group. The site was formerly used as a gasoline station.
The following is the deed for last Wednesday's sale of 1650 Commonwealth Avenue to Westbrook Partners:
More information about The Aberdeen, the approved development project at 1650 Commonwealth Avenue, is posted below.
Both of West of Chestnut's buildings have now topped off, and the project's 169 residential units are now leasing. Installation of finishes is nearly complete on the building fronting Hancock Street, expected to open in spring 2016. Windows are nearly fully installed on the building fronting Chestnut Street, expected to open by fall 2016.
Located in the commercial heart of Quincy Center, West of Chestnut's commercial and residential presence is sure to bring increased pedestrian energy to growing Quincy Center. Japanese restaurant Fuji recently announced plans to open a location on West of Chestnut's ground floor. The following are photographs of West of Chestnut:
Foundations are being dug at 99 Tremont Street Apartments by the Dellbrook Construction/JK Scanlan Company team. The team is hard at work transforming a formerly vacant lot into a 62-unit residential development. 99 Tremont Street Apartments will bring an increased residential presence to Oak Square, an eclectic commercial center in Boston's Brighton neighborhood. Expected construction completion is in late 2016. Our latest site photographs are posted above; project renderings and more project information are posted below.
181 Washington Street will bring new residences and retail space to Union Square's commercial heart, home to a growing number of restaurant, cafes and retail stores. A Green Line transit station is also proposed for construction steps from 181 Washington Street. Check out our new photographs of 181 Washington Street, posted above.
197 Union Square will bring new residences and retail space to Union Square's commercial heart, home to a growing number of restaurant, cafes and retail stores. A Green Line transit station is also proposed for construction steps from 197 Union Square. Check out our new photographs of 197 Union Square, posted above.
Construction is progressing at West of Chestnut in Quincy Center. Frames are rising for both six-story buildings. The building fronting Hancock Street is close to topping off! Check out our recent site photos.
Initial site preparations are underway at West of Chestnut for construction of two six-story residential buildings.
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