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Total Square Footage 640500
Total Dollar Volume $ 222,000,000

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Established 2015
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Phone Number (617) 787-1158

Description

Metric Construction Corporation has established itself as a leader in the construction industry for thirty years. Headquartered in Boston, Metric provides construction management services throughout New England and the Eastern United States. Metric brings decades of expertise to a variety of projects. Metric Construction Corporation work extensively in several market sectors, building and renovating multi-unit and luxury homes, assisted-living facilities, academic institutions, retail centers, restaurants, hotels, spas, and commercial and office buildings.

Updates

PORT45
- Jun 29, 2018

Certificate of Occupancy at PORT45

A certificate of occupancy has been issued at PORT45 in South Boston. The new-construction mixed-use LEED Silver-certifiable building features 105 contemporary residential condominiums ranging from one to three-plus bedrooms.

Condominiums at PORT45 are now for sale starting at $599,000 and continuing to $1.5 million. Amenities at PORT45 will include concierge service, a gym, common spaces, private outdoor spaces and a bicycle sharing program.


The Lancaster
- Dec 19, 2017

Resale at The Lancaster luxury residences is Brighton’s most expensive condominium sale ever


A two-bedroom penthouse condominium at The Lancaster, a Brighton luxury building completed in 2015, has sold for $1.055 million, becoming Brighton’s first ever condominium sale north of $1 million. The penthouse went under agreement in only 50 days and closed November 30th, reflecting the increased demand for the rapidly growing Brighton submarket. The penthouse originally sold for $806,750 during 2015 pre-sales, about $638 per square foot. Last month’s sale price represents a per-square-foot increase of about $200; overall, the penthouse’s price rose by more than 30% in just two years.


The penthouse's sale represents the tremendous recent growth in luxury development in Brighton. A second nearby luxury condominium building, The Aberdeen at 1650 Commonwealth Avenue, is now offering 40 condominium residences starting at $600,000, with some priced over $1 million. The 1,264-square-foot Lancaster penthouse features two master suites with ensuite baths and three bathrooms, featuring amenities such as vaulted ceilings, panoramic views, spacious living and dining rooms, a gourmet kitchen with espresso cabinetry and granite countertops, two private decks and two-car tandem garage parking. The following are photographs of the penthouse:


The Lancaster Photos


The Lucas
- Nov 01, 2017

Construction complete at The Lucas, boutique South End condominium building set within restored church


New Boston Ventures has completed construction of The Lucas, a sold-out 33-unit boutique condominium development that has restored and expanded the historic, 1874-built German Trinity Catholic Church. The former church’s facade has been fully reconditioned, and new windows have been installed within its’ original archways. A multi-story addition adorned with a floor-to-ceiling glass curtain wall has been constructed above the original church, expertly meshing old and new. Luxury condominium residences have been constructed within the resulting structure, all of which sold out months before The Lucas’ completion. Condominiums feature state-of-the-art finishes; within the original church, condominiums feature unique details such as original arched windows. Condominium closings and move-ins will take place this month. The following are photographs of The Lucas:


The Lucas Photos


Ames Webster Mansion Condominiums
- Oct 08, 2017

Historic Back Bay mansion will be converted into three $20+ million condominiums


Sheikh Fahad M.S. Al Athel of Saudi Arabia, who acquired the 26,000-square-foot historic Ames Webster Mansion in the Back Bay for $14.5 million in 2013, will convert the mansion into three luxurious condominium residences, including a triplex penthouse, each of which will be priced at over $20 million. The mansion’s renovation is pegged at $35 million, with completion expected in 2019. Construction is now underway per a Wall Street Journal report, with construction crews at work restoring existing murals, stained glass skylights, mosaics and chandeliers and constructing a new underground garage parking area.


The Lucas
- Aug 01, 2017

Facade complete at The Lucas, sold-out South End condominiums set within historic church


Restoration of The Lucas' historic church facade and installation of a new glass curtain wall along the building's signature vertical addition are both complete, resulting in a stunning blend of old and new. Along the historic facade, new arched windows have been installed, restoring the former church to its' original glory. Finishing touches to the facade are now underway, in addition to installation of luxurious finishes within the building's common spaces and 33 sold-out condominium residences. The following are photographs of The Lucas:


The Lucas Photos


PORT45
- Jul 27, 2017

Structural framing nearing completion, weatherproofing underway at PORT 45 luxury condos in South Boston


Framing of PORT 45’s five-story structure is nearing completion, and the first windows and weatherproofing sections have been installed. PORT 45’s first balconies have been fitted along the building’s facade. Inside the building, framing of individual residences is underway, and concrete is being poured to construct floors. PORT 45’s 105 one-to-three-bedroom luxury condominiums are 65%-reserved and will feature desirable amenities including concierge service, a gym and private indoor and outdoor common spaces. PORT 45 residences are on sale ranging from $599,000 to $1.5 million; approximately 3,400 square feet of ground-floor retail at the building will be available as well. The following are photographs of PORT 45:


PORT 45 Photos



The Lucas
- Jun 04, 2017

Facade nears completion at The Lucas, sold-out South End luxury condominiums


Work on the facade of the signature multi-story vertical addition to The Lucas is well underway, with installation of the addition’s glass curtain wall nearing completion. Windows have been fitted along all sections of the church’s restored historic structure, and weatherproofing is in place along both the historic structure and the new addition to allow for installation of exterior panels on the remainder of the building. The Lucas will feature 33 luxury condominium residences, all of which are reserved. The following are photographs of The Lucas:


The Lucas Photos


PORT45
- Jun 04, 2017

Wood framing underway at PORT45, new South Boston luxury condos now on sale


Framing of PORT45’s five-story superstructure is well underway and has reached full height along A Street. The building's steel base has been fully framed, with the concrete foundation fully poured. Installation of prefabricated wood panels is underway above the base in order to frame PORT45's 105 contemporary luxury condominium residences, which are on sale and 60%-reserved. Located in South Boston steps to Broadway Station, the South End, the Seaport District and Downtown Boston, PORT45 will feature residences ranging from one to three-plus bedrooms, in addition to 3,400 square feet of ground-floor retail. The following are photographs of PORT45:


Port 45 Photos


The Lucas
- Apr 13, 2017

Sold-out The Lucas condominiums in South End top off, façade finishing underway


The Lucas’ signature multi-story vertical steel addition has topped off, and installation of the building’s glass curtain wall façade is underway both along the addition and the historic church structure. Along the addition, metal deck and concrete floor slabs have been installed, and scaffolding has been erected in order to install the curtain wall. Inside The Lucas, framing of individual residences is underway. Opening this summer, The Lucas will feature 33 luxury residences, all of which are now sold. The following are photographs of The Lucas:


The Lucas Photos


The Lucas
- Feb 17, 2017

Exterior finishing underway at the South End's The Lucas luxury condominiums


The steel addition at the centre of The Lucas' original church building has reached its' full height of 8 stories, and exterior finishes are being installed across the facade. The last steel beams are being installed at The Lucas' summit. Panelling has almost been fully installed at The Lucas' rear, and windows have been installed across the original restored church structure. Featuring 33 luxury condominium residences, The Lucas blends historic ecclesiastical architecture with contemporary design to create a unique and striking modern structure in Boston’s South End. 2 residences at The Lucas remain for sale. The following are photographs of The Lucas:


The Lucas Photos


The Lucas
- Jan 22, 2017

The Lucas vertical addition nears topping off, 2 residences remain


The vertical steel addition to The Lucas’ original church structure is nearing its’ full height of 8 stories tall. The addition will house luxury condominium residences. At the addition’s summit will be a resident roof deck with sweeping Boston skyline views.


The Lucas is 94% pre-sold, with 2 residences remaining for sale. Unit 6, a floor-through 5,295 square foot 4-bedroom/5.5 bathroom residence with floor-to-ceiling windows, stunning 360-degree views, 4 private decks and 4 garage parking spaces, is offered for $6.75 million. Unit 5A, a 2,596 square foot 4-bedrooms/3.5-bathroom residence with private decks, is offered for $3.2 million. The following is a photograph of The Lucas:


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MetroMark Apartments
- Dec 29, 2016

New luxurious residences now leasing at Jamaica Plain's MetroMark Apartments


Residences are now leasing at MetroMark Apartments, a newly opened luxury apartment community located in Jamaica Plain steps to multiple parks, a variety of retail options and the Forest Hills rapid transit station. The first phase of MetroMark, a new building at 3615 Washington Street, opened this fall. The next building at MetroMark, 3611 Washington Street, will open in early 2017. In total, MetroMark will feature approximately 283 rental residential units and 5,000 square feet of retail space. Residents at MetroMark have access to multiple amenities including a roof terrace with sweeping Boston skyline views and multiple indoor and outdoor resident lounges. The following are photographs of MetroMark:


MetroMark Apartments Photos


PORT45
- Dec 22, 2016

Foundation work underway at South Boston's Port 45 condominiums


Foundation work is well underway at South Boston’s Port 45 condominium and retail building, with concrete poured along large excavated sections of the foundation wall. Steel grating has been loaded on site for additional concrete pouring to complete the foundation. Excavation is also underway to prepare for construction of Port 45’s below-grade parking structure. The following are photographs of the Port 45 site:


Port 45 Photos


The Lucas
- Dec 14, 2016

The Lucas vertical addition takes shape, three condos remain for sale


Interior and exterior structural work is well underway at The Lucas luxury condominiums, and the vertical addition to the existing South End church shell is beginning to take shape. Both of The Lucas’s elevator shafts are about to top off. Glass windows have been installed along much of the original church facade. Inside The Lucas, unit partitions and metal stud framing are taking shape. When complete, The Lucas will uniquely incorporate historic design elements into a striking modern structure. Just three luxury condominiums at The Lucas remain for sale starting at $3.2 million. The following are photographs of The Lucas:


The Lucas Photos


PORT45
- Nov 14, 2016

Over 40% of Port 45 condos reserved pre-construction


Over 40% of future condominiums at Port 45, a 105-unit condominium development in South Boston featuring “sleek and contemporary homes,” have been reserved pre-construction per an update from the sales team. Initial site work is now underway at Port 45; the building is anticipated to open in Late Fall 2017:


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PORT45
- Oct 23, 2016

Port 45 condos hit market starting at $599K, new renderings released


Condominiums at Port 45, a 105-unit condominium development in South Boston, have been listed for sale pre-construction starting at $599,000 for a 658 square foot one-bedroom/one-bathroom unit. Prices will continue to $1.5 million for a three-plus bedroom unit. Six condominiums are currently listed for sale.


New renderings have been released of Port 45, located at 45 West Third Street steps to the Seaport District and Downtown Boston; these renderings can be found above. Expected completion of Port 45 is in Late Fall 2017. Visit Port45Boston.com for more information.


The Lucas
- Sep 08, 2016

Interior framing underway at The Lucas, condos over 90% sold


Reinforcement of the The Lucas’ historic Roxbury Puddingstone facade is complete, allowing for commencement of interior framing. The Lucas will feature 33 luxury condominium units; according to The Lucas’ website, over 90% of units are sold with only three remaining. The Lucas’ eight-story frame has risen five floors within the existing facade, with the glass rooftop addition soon to follow. The building’s concrete elevator cores have also risen five stories. Interior walls and floors have been framed within The Lucas’ five-story annex along Washington Street, and new wood roofing has been installed. Additional information about The Lucas can be found above; the following are photographs of The Lucas:


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MetroMark Apartments
- Aug 24, 2016

MetroMark Apartments now leasing and occupied, nearing full completion


Residents have moved into the first building at MetroMark Apartments, now leasing in Jamaica Plain steps to the Forest Hills rapid transit station. Visit MetroMarkApts.com for additional leasing information. The $95 million, 300,000 square foot MetroMark Apartments will feature 283 rental residential units and 5,000 square feet of retail space across four new buildings. Exterior finishes are just about fully installed at the second building at MetroMark Apartments, and installation of finishes is well underway along the third and fourth buildings' facades. Fireproofing and windows have been installed along the exteriors of all four buildings; MetroMark Apartments is fully topped off. The following are photographs of MetroMark Apartments:


MetroMark Apartments August 2016


PORT45
- Aug 09, 2016

Demolition by J. Derenzo Companies complete at 45 West 3rd Street


J. Derenzo Companies’ JDC Demolition division has completely demolished the pre-existing industrial building at 45 West 3rd Street in South Boston. The construction team is clearing piles of scrap material and rubble from the construction site to prepare for excavation and foundation work. 45 West 3rd Street will be a four-story mixed-use building with approximately 105 residential units and 3,400 square feet of ground-floor retail space.


Structural steel beams from the pre-existing industrial building have been set aside for salvaging. With the building demolished, J. Derenzo Companies will begin excavation of 45 West 3rd Street’s 109-space underground parking structure. The following are photographs of the 45 West 3rd Street site:


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J. Derenzo Companies demolition rig

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View from West 3rd Street

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J. Derenzo Companies demolition rig

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View from A Street

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J. Derenzo Companies demolition rig

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Salvaged structural steel beams

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View from the rear of the site on Athens Street

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View from the rear of the site on Athens Street

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View from the rear of the site on Athens Street

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View from West 3rd Street


More information about 45 West 3rd Street can be found below.


The Lucas
- Jun 06, 2016

Facade reinforcement work underway at The Lucas, units 80% pre sold


Structural repairs and reinforcements are being made to The Lucas' historic facade in preparation for construction of the vertical glass addition. Foundation work is also underway at The Lucas to ensure structural soundness. Steel reinforcements are being installed on the inside of the historic facade's walls.

Per an update on The Lucas' website, condominiums at The Lucas are 80% pre sold.

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An excavator performs foundation work on The Lucas' historic facade

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Steel reinforcements are installed along the historic facade's walls

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View of The Lucas post-demolition from Shawmut Avenue

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View of The Lucas post-demolition from Washington Street

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View of The Lucas' exterior finishes

More information about The Lucas is posted below.


MetroMark Apartments
- Apr 20, 2016

Nearly 300 transit-oriented housing units coming to Jamaica Plain's Forest Hills


MetroMark Apartments, a four-building transit-oriented mixed-use development containing approximately 283 rental residential units and 5,000 square feet of retail space, will soon open in Jamaica Plain's Forest Hills neighborhood. The first apartments are set to open in June 2016. MetroMark Apartments is located across from a major rapid transit hub, Forest Hills Station, with multiple public transportation options. The Southwest Corridor bike path and walking trail is also located nearby.


The four buildings at MetroMark Apartments have risen significantly and are now a prominent feature of the Forest Hills streetscape.


Looking up Washington Street from Building A towards Building D


Looking down Washington Street from Building C towards Building A and Forest Hills Station


Building A, the closest building to Forest Hills Station, has fully topped off. Fireproofing and windows have been installed along Building A's facade. Installation of exterior finish panels has begun.


Building A; note ground-floor retail space

Building A finishes (left) and fireproofing (right)

Building A looking towards Forest Hills Station



Building A looking towards Building B


Across from Building A, Building B recently topped off. Windows have been installed along Building B's wooden frame, and installation of fireproofing is off to a strong start.


Building B looking towards Buildings C and D


Further up Washington Street, Buildings C and D's wooden frames will soon top off. Elevator cores for these buildings have already topped off.


Building D looking towards Building A


Building D with Building C at rear


The following is a site plan of MetroMark Apartments showing the locations of the four buildings.



More information about MetroMark Apartments is posted below.


PORT45
- Apr 15, 2016

Approved South Boston development, first acquired for $7.8M, sold for $17.25M to new developer


Local general contracting and development firm Metric Corporation has acquired the approved development site at 45 West 3rd Street in South Boston for $17.25 million. Former owner Spaulding & Slye Investments purchased the site for $7.8 million. Spaulding & Slye Investments guided the site through approval of a new-construction mixed-use building. Ground has not yet been broken on the new building, which was approved for construction in July 2015.


Metric Corporation is owned by builder and developer Geoffrey S. Caraboolad. The 45 West 3rd Street site is located steps to the Seaport District and Broadway Station on the MBTA Red Line. The following is the deed for the sale of the site to Metric Corporation (E & T LLC) for $17.25 million on Friday, April 15th, 2016:


   


Spaulding & Slye Investments also closed on its' acquisition of the 45 West 3rd Street site on Friday, the same day the site was sold to Metric Corporation. The main parcel, 41 West 3rd Street, was acquired for $7 million. An adjacent home at 68 Athens Street was acquired for a total of $800,000. A single deed, posted above, subsequently transferred ownership of both parcels to Metric Corporation. The following are the deeds for former owner Spaulding & Slye Investments' (SSI West Third Boston LLC) acquisition of the site for a total of $7.8 million:


   


More information about the approved 45 West 3rd Street project is posted below.


The Lucas
- Jan 05, 2016

Demolition complete at The Lucas


J. Derenzo Companies' JDC Demolition has completed roof and interior demolition at The Lucas. New drone video from J. Derenzo Companies shows load out of wood debris; video embedded below.



Update from J. Derenzo Companies:

136 Shawmut Avenue was the selective interior demolition of the inner wood structure of an 1880's granite block clad church in the heart of Boston's South End. The inner wood structure produced a massive amount of wood debris. A saw cut section of the granite block exterior wall, for future access of underground parking, allowed a skidsteer and small excavator entry to facilitate load out of the materials.


The Lucas
- Dec 20, 2015

Demolition in full swing at The Lucas


Demolition is in full swing at The Lucas! J. Derenzo Companies' JDC Demolition has removed a significant section of the existing building's finishes while retaining the historic church's facade. The facade will be fully restored as part of the development project.


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JDC Demolition performs demolition at The Lucas


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View of the church building's partially demolished roof and hollowed interior


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View of JDC Demolition at work at The Lucas


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View of The Lucas towards Ink Block and Troy Boston


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View of The Lucas along Shawmut Avenue


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View of exterior finishes at The Lucas


MetroMark Apartments
- Dec 06, 2015

MetroMark Apartments rising swiftly


Significant progress is being made at Metromark Apartments in Jamaica Plain. The project's four buildings are rising swiftly and are becoming a prominent feature of the Forest Hills streetscape.

Building A looking towards Building D

Building D looking towards Building A


Building A's wooden frame has topped off. Windows are nearly fully installed, and installation of sheathing and fireproofing has begun.


Building A looking towards Building B


Building A; note retail space


Building A looking towards Forest Hills Station


Building A at left, Buildings B and C at right


Building B's wooden frame is close to topping off.


Building B at left, Building C at right


Building A looking towards Buildings B and C


Building B looking towards Building A

Building C's wooden frame will also top off soon.

Building C

Building D's foundation is complete, and the building's frame is starting to rise.

Building D foundation

Building D looking towards Building A

The Metric Corporation team is hard at work building MetroMark Apartments, and we look forward to watching these exceptional buildings designed by Utile Inc. continue to progress.


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