Boston-based architect that has helped design notable area projects including Maxwell's Green in Somerville, the Box District Redevelopment in Chelsea, Avenir Apartments in Bulfinch Triangle and Hotel Dartmouth in Dudley Square.
Dec 11, 2019
Interior Finishing Underway for Orient Heights Phase II
Interior finishing is now underway for Phase II of the redevelopment of the Orient Heights public housing development in East Boston. The project included the demolition of 87 existing units in four buildings and the construction of 88 replacement state-funded public housing units in two townhouse buildings and one mid-rise building. Construction is expected to wrap up in the first quarter of 2020.
Dec 09, 2019
Interior Finishing Ongoing for Velo JP: First Units Expected to Open Early 2020
Interior finishing is ongoing for the first set of units at Velo JP (formerly known as The Residences at Forest Hills). The three-building project will include 250 apartments and 4,070 square feet of ground-floor retail. Residents will have access to an array of amenities including an outdoor courtyard with yoga and exercise space and personal garden plots along with a clubhouse to feature community lounge space and fitness center. First residents are expected to move in sometime in early 2020.
Dec 02, 2019
Medford Luxury Apartment Building Acquired for $23.125 Million
Bulfinch has acquired Sphere, a luxury apartment building located at 640 Boston Ave in Medford, MA for $23.125 million.
The 47,507 square foot building features 42 residences with ground-floor commercial space and is located on the Somerville/Medford town line at the foot of the future Ball Square MBTA Green Line Station. Delivered in July 2017 by developer Dark Horse Capital Partners, Sphere features 22 one-bedroom residences and 20 two-bedroom residences with nine distinct floor plans.
Nov 23, 2019
Demo Kicks off at 1550 Soldiers Field Road
Demo of the existing 2-story office building at 1550 Soldiers Field Road in Brighton has kicked off. This work will make way for the approved two-building apartment/condo development on the site. A new 6-story building at 1550 Soldiers Field Road will contain 211 market-rate apartments, while a smaller a 4-story building at 21 Soldiers Field Place will offer 38 affordable condos. Both buildings will feature outdoor courtyard space and the project will also have parking for 175 cars.
Nov 17, 2019
Crane in Place for The Abby in North Quincy
The tower crane is in place and wood framing has kicked off for The Abby next to the North Quincy MBTA Station. The development's parking garage which will include a total of 1314 spaces is also taking shape and will be the first portion of the project complete, expected in Summer 2020. The three residential buildings at The Abby will offer 610 apartments plus an array of amenities including a fitness center, a club lounge, an entertainment kitchen, billiards, a dog spa, a bike fix-it shop, an outdoor pool deck with grills, an outdoor dog run and two landscaped courtyard.
Nov 02, 2019
Clarendon Hill Redevelopment to go Before the Somerville Planning Board Next Month
Plans for the redevelopment of the Clarendon Hill Public Housing development will have it's first hearing before the Somerville Zoning Board next month on 12/11/19. The project will transform the obsolete Clarendon Hill development, building in the 1940's into a vibrant mixed-income community. Plans call for a higher density community that gradually transitions from the scale of the surrounding Somerville residential neighborhood into the site. Up to five hundred and ninety-one (591) housing units will replace the existing 216 units, in a range of housing types comprised of 4 highrise buildings and 34 townhouses, envisioned to engage a new public realm. At the heart of the new community, new parks will be programmed for active and passive recreation to invite all residents.
Oct 20, 2019
Interior Finishing Underway for Tempo at Alewife
Interior finishing, including work on the building's own bowling alley, is progressing for Tempo at Alewife Station. The two-building project which features 320 apartments replaces Lanes & Games, just steps from Alewife Station. Along with the bowling alley, residents will have access to a fitness center, yoga studio, community room, and pool. Tempo expects to welcome residents in mid to late December.
Photo: Tempo Alewife
Oct 03, 2019
Framing Kicks Off for The Abby: Target Announced as Retail Anchor Tenant
While an official groundbreaking ceremony was held earlier this week, framing has started for The Abby, the mixed-use project being built next to the MBTA North Quincy Station. The Abby, named for former first lady Abigail Adams, will also include 50,000 square feet of retail space. The development team announced at the ground-breaking that Target will anchor the retail component.
The new parking garage on the site is set to open first in summer 2020 with Building A (to include 218 apartments plus the Target) to follow in spring 2021. In total 610 units will be spread across 3 buildings plus the project will also include 1,519 parking spaces 852 that are reserved for MBTA commuters.
The Abby will offer residents an array of amenities including a fitness center with group fitness and studio areas, a solarium, a club lounge, an entertainment kitchen, billiards, a dog spa, a bike fix-it shop, an outdoor pool with grills, an outdoor dog run and two landscaped courtyards.
Sep 09, 2019
Construction Wrapping Up at 249 Third: Expected Opening Later This Month
Construction is nearly complete for the 84 unit residential project at 249 Third Street in Kendall Square. The new building includes a mix of studios through three-bedrooms ranging in price from $3120 through $6325 per month. Resident amenities will include a private roof deck and landscaped courtyard. First units are expected to be available around September 15th.
Aug 25, 2019
Work Begins on Concrete Podium for North Quincy MBTA Project
Construction on the site next to the North Quincy MBTA station is ongoing with the beginning of concrete cores taking shape and sections of the podium. The upcoming mixed-use project will bring over 600 apartments and 50,000 square feet of commercial/retail space to this former parking lot. The project will also include 1,600 parking spaces to replace the 852 that were previously on the site. Construction on phase 1 of the project is expected to be completed in 2020.
Aug 13, 2019
Building Permits Issued for Soldiers Field Road Residential Project
Two building permits have been issued for the upcoming new construction buildings at 21 Soldiers Field Place and 1550 Soldiers Field Road. The larger building at 1550 will feature 211 market-rate apartments and 149 parking spaces. 21 Soldiers Field Place will house 38 condos, all designated affordable, along with 27 parking spaces. The two buildings have been designed to be complementary and both feature ample outdoor green space.
Aug 08, 2019
Facade Going Up For The Residences at Forest Hills
Facade install, featuring a few splashes of color, is ongoing for The Residences at Forest Hills. The three-building, transit-oriented project will include 250 rental apartments, 50 of which are designated affordable, along with over 4,000 square feet of retail space. A lower level parking garage on the site will feature room for 130 cars and 250 bikes.
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