Nitsch Engineering provides civil, transportation, and structural engineering; land surveying; green infrastructure; planning; and GIS services. Since 1989, we have worked with developers, corporate and institutional owners, public agencies, architects, and other design professionals on major private development and public infrastructure projects in 18 states and five countries. Our unique capabilities include consulting for green/LEED projects, permitting, and performing both traditional and laser scanning surveys.
We are proud to be listed on the Boston Business Journal's Top 25 Engineering Firms in Massachusetts, and to be ranked the second Best Civil Engineering Firm to Work For in the country by ZweigWhite. Nitsch Engineering is the largest Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) civil engineering firm in Massachusetts, and are also certified as a WBE in the states of New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. We are certified as a WBE nationally by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).
Jan 20, 2020
$1.34M Permit Pulled for 5th Floor Fit-Out at 100 Northern Ave.
A permit valued at $1.34M has been pulled for the fit-out of the 5th floor at 100 Northern Avenue in the Seaport. The 17-story tower, completed in 2016, features a total of 516,000 square feet with 18,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space.
Jan 17, 2020
Certificate of Occupancy Issued for A.O. Flats
A certificate of occupancy has been issued for the A.O. Flats just steps from Forest Hills. The mixed-income community includes 78 apartments ranging in size from studios through 2 bedrooms. Amenities on-site include 2 community rooms, a pocket park, and a fitness center.
Jan 16, 2020
Framing Nearly Complete for Pete Frates Center at BC
Pete Frates legacy will forever live on at Boston College and around the globe. Appropriately named the Pete Frates Center, framing is nearly complete for a new 31,140 square foot building at Boston College that will house team locker rooms for baseball and softball, space for sports medicine, training, and equipment storage. The project replaced an existing 50-spot surface parking lot located to the south and west of the existing softball and baseball fields. Construction is expected to be completed this summer.
Jan 13, 2020
NEMA Boston Refinanced for $187 Million
NEMA Boston has been refinanced by Crescent Heights for $187 Million via Bank of China.
NEMA Boston is a 22-story mixed-use tower featuring 414 apartment residences ranging from "micro" innovation units to three-bedrooms sustainably designed to achieve LEED certification. NEMA Boston has been designed to reflect the Seaport's industrial heritage with interiors featuring raw steel features and stone floors. Luxury resident amenities at NEMA Boston are housed on the 21st floor of the building, framed by stunning views of the Boston skyline and complemented by Crescent Heights' signature "Predictive Service," harmonizing genuine hospitality approach and leading-edge residential technology.
Jan 12, 2020
$700M Building Permit Pulled for Winthrop Center
Although the project officially broke ground in October 2018, the actual building permit for Winthrop Center has now been pulled. The permit pulled by Suffolk Construction is valued at $700M. The 53 story tower will feature over 770,000 square feet of Class A office space plus around 387 condos. At the base of the building a multi-floor public gathering space and thruway, the Connector, will offer a restaurant, retail, and community space. Construction is expected to wrap up in early 2022.
Jan 10, 2020
$7M Fit-out Permit Pulled for Klaviyo Office at 125 Summer St.
Commodore Builders has pulled a permit valued at $7M for the fit-out of the Klaviyo offices at 125 Summer Street. The project on the 5th-7th floors of the building will include an amenity space, cafe, library, and fitness area.
Jan 10, 2020
NPC Filed for 55 India Street
A notice of project change has been filed for 55 India Street. The change cuts the number of units from 44 to 29 total while maintaining similar building size/height. The third floor of the building would now include 5 affordable live workspaces. On the upper floors plans now call for larger units including 22 two-bedrooms and 2 three-bedroom duplex, penthouse residences.
Jan 08, 2020
Framing Has Kicked Off for the 44-Story Garden Garage Tower
Framing is now underway for the upcoming 44-story Garden Garage Tower in the West End/Bulfinch Triangle. The new building will include 469 apartments, 20,000 square feet of resident amenity space, 2,300 square feet of ground-floor retail, plus underground parking for 830 cars. The site design of the project will also improve the pedestrian experience between the West End and North Station. Construction is expected to be complete in late 2021.
Jan 08, 2020
Site Work Underway for the Haymarket Hotel
Site work is underway for the upcoming 6-story hotel along Blackstone Street at Haymarket. The new Canopy by Hilton Hotel will feature 212 guest rooms along with a fitness center and meeting space. The development team plans to open the hotel in late Q1 2021.
Jan 03, 2020
Demo Permit App Filed for 249 Corey Road in Brighton
The Boston Landmarks Commission has received an application to demolish the structure at 249 Corey Road in Brighton. A 35 unit residential project is now under review for the site. Plans call for a 4-story building to also include parking for 34 cars plus a common roof deck for residents.
Jan 03, 2020
Facade Install Continues for Omni Seaport
Framing is ongoing and facade install continues for the 1,055 room Omni Boston Seaport. The hotel is set to open in early 2021 and will offer a 24-hour fitness center, 3 dining options, a full-service spa, plus an expansive pool deck with bar. New interior renderings have also popped up on the hotel's website, giving a glimpse of the finishes guests can expect from the high-end property.
Jan 03, 2020
Permits Pulled for Fit-Out of El Jefe's Taqueria at Emerson's Little Building
A series of building permits have been pulled for the fit-out of the upcoming El Jefe’s Taqueria in Emerson's updated Little Building. The fast-casual restaurant plans to open in March in the base of the renovated 12-story dorm which reopened this past fall.
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