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Jul 03, 2019
Steel Framing Almost Complete for Hilton Hotel in South Bay Center
Structural steel framing is nearly complete for the upcoming Hilton Hotel as part of the South Bay Town Center redevelopment. The 6-story hotel will feature 130 guest rooms and is expected to be complete sometime next year. The hotel is the final piece of the redevelopment of the 10-acre site which includes new retail/restaurant space along with The Andi apartment building, featuring 475 units, now leasing.
Jun 01, 2019
Woburn Mall Demo Kicks Off
Demolition of sections of the Woburn Mall has started to make way for Woburn Village, a new lifestyle center planned for the 23-acre site. The plans, still under review, call for around 175,000 square feet of retail space along with 350 apartments within Avalon Woburn. Avalon Woburn would feature units ranging in size from 1 through 3 bedrooms along with numerous amenities including a pool, fitness center, and co-working space. Current anchor tenants of the mall, TJ Maxx & DSW, are still open and will be relocated to newly constructed buildings. The Market Basket will continue in operation at its current location. Final approval for the special permit is pending with the Woburn City Council.
May 23, 2019
Foundation Work Started for Hilton Hotel at South Bay Center
Foundation work has started for the upcoming Hilton Hotel as part of the South Bay Center's redevelopment. The extended stay hotel will feature 130 rooms along with parking for 77 cars. Construction on the hotel is set to be complete in 2020.
Feb 20, 2019
Site Work Underway for New Hotel at South Bay Center in Dorchester
Trees have been cleared and site work is underway for the upcoming 90,000 square foot hotel to be part of the South Bay Center's redevelopment. The Hilton hotel will feature 130 extended stay rooms and surface parking for 77 cars. The hotel will sit on Parcel E within the development, adjacent to the existing Courtyard Marriott. Construction on the hotel is set to be complete in 2020.
Oct 04, 2018
The Andi at South Bay Nearing Completion
The Andi at South Bay is now leasing as work is wrapping up on the first building (Building D) in the project. The 475 luxury unit complex, located in the new section of the South Bay Center will offer residents a host of amenities including 2 fitness centers, a private courtyard, salt water pool, and co-working space. Units within the project range in size from 450 sf studios to 1400 sf 3 bed/2bath apartments. The Andi is a key piece of the new 720,000 square foot mixed-use development that has transformed the 10-acre site at the intersection of Dorchester and South Boston.
Residential Building D nearing completion
Renderings of The Andi:
Jul 25, 2018
Work Continues at South Bay Town CenterWork continues at South Bay town center as an interior fit-out of 5,000 square feet of space to accommodate a new restaurant is underway. The work includes new mechanicals (electrical, plumbing, HVAC, sprinkler, and fire alarm systems). Additionally, a new kitchen, dining room, interior petitions, and drywall interior finishes are being completed.When complete, the project will include approximately 475 residential units, 120,000 square feet of retail space, a 60,000 square foot cinema and a 130-room hotel. A total of five new buildings will be built. South Bay Town Center will be pedestrian-oriented, with active ground-floor uses and open spaces.
Apr 01, 2018
Exterior Work at South Bay Town CenterExterior framing and drywall are going up at South Bay Town Center as they aim for a summer 2018 opening. The project will include approximately 475 residential units, 120,000 square feet of retail space, a 60,000 square foot cinema and a 130-room hotel. A total of five new buildings will be built. South Bay Town Center will be pedestrian-oriented, with active ground-floor uses and open spaces.
Sep 20, 2017
Edens acquires junk company site at gateway to South Bay Town Center development for $3.6 million
Edens, developer of the $200 million, 720,000-square-foot South Bay Town Center project in Dorchester, has acquired the 0.2-acre site of the Lenox Junk Company, located at the future gateway to South Bay Town Center, for $3.6 million. The parcel, located at 1170 Massachusetts Avenue at the corner of Allstate Road, presents an unprecedented opportunity for Edens to construct an engaging, appropriate gateway for South Bay Town Center, a pedestrian-oriented development which will feature approximately 475 residential units, 120,000 square feet of retail space, a 60,000 square foot cinema and a 130-room hotel. 1170 Massachusetts Avenue’s seller is Core Investments, who acquired the site for $900,000 in May 2013. Core Investments is currently developing the nearby $400 million, 735,000-square-foot Washington Village mixed-use development in South Boston’s Andrew Square.
Sep 14, 2017
Helical Drilling provides ground improvement solution at South Bay Town Center development in Dorchester
Helical Drilling has completed ground improvement at the 720,000-square-foot South Bay Town Center mixed-use development in Dorchester. Ground improvement was necessitated by South Bay's geotechnical composition of unstable urban fill, including up to 15 feet of loose-to-medium dense granular fill with ash, slag, cinders, and brick underlain by up to 10 feet of soft organic silt and followed by medium dense sand and gravel. In order to strengthen the soil, Helical Drilling installed Geopier® Rammed Aggregate Pier® Elements (RAPs), providing both spread footing support and slab-on-grade support. GeoConcrete® Column Rigid Inclusions (GCCs) were used in areas with thicker organic deposits and high footing bearing pressures.
Upon completion in 2018, the 10-acre South Bay Town Center will feature 475 apartment residences, 120,000 square feet of retail space, a 60,000-square-foot AMC cinema, a 130-room addition to the existing Holiday Inn Express hotel and three precast concrete parking garages. The following are photographs of ground improvement underway at South Bay Town Center, courtesy Helical Drilling:
Jul 18, 2017
475 new residences break ground at South Bay Town Center in Dorchester
Two new buildings featuring 475 residences have broken ground at the 720,000-square-foot South Bay Town Center mixed-use development in Dorchester. Initial site work for a 45,000-square-foot addition to the existing Holiday Inn Express hotel on site is underway as well. A 602-space precast concrete parking garage is nearing completion at South Bay Town Center, and interior and exterior finishing are underway at the development’s new AMC movie theater. The 10-acre South Bay Town Center is expected to open in 2018 and will feature approximately 475 residential units, 120,000 square feet of retail space, a 60,000 square foot cinema and a 130-room hotel, all oriented about an active pedestrian streetscape. The following is an aerial photograph of South Bay Town Center, courtesy Lee Kennedy Company:
Feb 02, 2017
South Bay Town Center structural framing risingStructural framing for the cinema and precast parking garages at the upcoming 720,000 square foot mixed-use South Bay Town Center, opening 2018 in Dorchester, is rapidly rising. A new parking garage is 25% erected, and interior structural framing is being installed to construct individual cinema screening halls. Site work is underway to construct the project's residential component, with the construction team at work installing site utilities and removing excess soils in order to commence foundation work. The following is an aerial photograph of the South Bay Town Center site:
Cinema, precast garage and site work - oh my!! Busy busy busy on our South Bay Expansion jobsite!! @WEareEDENS @BLDUP pic.twitter.com/jShumI85Nx— Lee Kennedy Co Inc (@Lee_Kennedy_Co) February 1, 2017
Dec 06, 2016
South Bay Town Center foundation work underway
Concrete foundations are being installed for the future cinema and parking garages at the 720,000 square foot South Bay Town Center development in Dorchester. Across the South Bay Town Center site, which will host five new buildings on former surface parking lots, site work and utility installation are also underway. The 720,000 square foot mixed-use South Bay Town Center is expected to open in 2018. The following is an aerial photograph of the South Bay Town Center site:
SouthBay site - sitework & utility installs, garage & cinema concrete foundations installs. Holiday shoppers all around us! #falalalala pic.twitter.com/IiY4HmPbl7— Lee Kennedy Co Inc (@Lee_Kennedy_Co) December 1, 2016
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