Nordblom Company has been a cornerstone of the Greater Boston real estate community since its inception in 1924. The firm's pioneering spirit and entrepreneurial drive has positioned it at the top of an industry marked by constant change.
Aug 14, 2019
Plumbing Permit Issued for 321 Harrison
A plumbing permit has been issued for the new office tower under construction at 321 Harrison Ave. in the South End. The eight-story, 232,500 square foot addition is being added on top of the existing 300 car garage currently on the site. The existing lobby that connects 1000 Washington Street next door to the garage is also being reconfigured to accommodate the elevator core for the new building, thus connecting both buildings and serving as a shared lobby.
Aug 05, 2019
Certificate of Occupancy Issued for 735 Truman Parkway
A certificate of occupancy has been issued for the 46 apartments at 735 Truman Parkway in Hyde Park. The former nursing home now offers luxury one and two-bedroom apartments with common amenities including an outdoor lounge, fitness center, and roof deck.
Jul 26, 2019
Finishing Almost Complete for 735 Truman Parkway: Expected Opening in August
Final interior finishing is wrapping up for the conversion of the vacant nursing home into 46 luxury rental units at 735 Truman Parkway in Hyde Park. Units are now leasing for move-in August or September. Units are priced at $1950 for studios, 1 beds starting at $2185, and 2 beds from $2600. Amenities include a courtyard, rooftop deck, outdoor grill with intimate seating area, fitness center with yoga area, conference room, and the modern lounge.
Jul 03, 2019
321 Harrison Refinanced for $164.66 Million
The property at 321 Harrison Street in Boston has been refinanced via Goldman Sachs Bank for $164.66 million.
The eight-story, 232,500 square foot office building is under construction on top of the existing three-story, 300 car garage at 321 Harrison Avenue.
The resulting 11-story building will be approximately 150 feet tall and will feature a new glass curtainwall facade. The Roman numerals III II I (3 2 1) will be incorporated into the curtainwall facing the Massachusetts Turnpike, a nod to the building's address. The existing garage will be retained. Approximately 2,500 square feet of retail or gallery space will be added to the existing garage's street level.
Jun 21, 2019
Construction Continues on The Beat in Dorchester
Construction continues on Nordblom's transformation of BEAT in Dorchester, set to include 360,000 square feet of office space and 300,000 square feet of flex/light industrial space. The project will also include a 10,000-square-foot fitness center and a 100-seat restaurant and a micro craft brewery with a food component, including an outdoor beer garden. A new multi-use path will also be created around the site, restoring the adjacent Patten’s Cove public park and integrating the site into the surrounding Dorchester community.
Apr 03, 2019
Work Ongoing in Garage for Addition at 321 Harrison Avenue
Construction is ongoing on the lower levels of the garage at 1000 Washington Street to allow for the addition of an 8 story office tower on top of the garage. The new tower will include around 216,000 square feet of office space in this busy South End location. The project also calls for a new lobby to connect 1000 Washington with 321 Harrison Avenue.
Mar 29, 2019
The BEAT Secures $252.74 Million in Financing
The BEAT in Dorchester has secured $252,747,880 in financing via Oaktree Capital.
The project calls for the repositioning of the 16.6-acre former Boston Globe headquarters at 135 Morrissey Boulevard in Dorchester. The existing three-story office and an industrial building will be retained and retrofitted into a 695,000-square-foot modern hub for creative office, laboratory and retail uses dubbed The BEAT. The project would create spaces to stimulate growth in fields such as robotics, life sciences, and high-tech manufacturing.
Feb 20, 2019
Building Permit Issued for The BEAT
A building permit has been issued for The BEAT, the new development project at the former site of the Boston Globe headquarters in Dorchester, MA.
The BEAT will include 360,000 square feet of office space and 300,000 square feet of flex/light industrial space, along with retail including a 10,000-square-foot fitness center, a 100-seat restaurant and a micro craft brewery with a food component, including an outdoor beer garden. A portion of The BEAT will be dedicated to robotics-related work. 868 parking spaces and over 200 bicycle storage spaces will be provided on site. Smaller outbuildings will be removed from the existing 815,000-square-foot existing building in order to construct The BEAT, creating 695,000 square feet of space.
Dec 26, 2018
Reading Office Building Acquired for $32.25 Million
The property at 55 Walkers Brook Drive has been acquired by JOSS Realty for $32.25 million.
The property features a 138,000 square foot office and retail building overlooking Route 128 and is located a short distance from downtown Boston. This six-story, Class-A office tower features continuous ribbon windows with high-rise views, superior construction quality,
Dec 13, 2018
Demo Ongoing for The Beat
Demolition of parts of the former Boston Globe headquarters is ongoing to transform the site into a creative hub of office, retail, and lab space. The existing three-story building at the center of the site will be retained and a new multi-story atrium will be built at the entrance. The atrium will be open to the public and offer a food hall and meeting space. In total, The Beat will include 360,000sf of office space, 300,000sf of flex/light industrial space, a 10,000sf fitness center, and a 100 seat restaurant.
Be sure to check out their website www.thebeatboston.com for some new renderings, like this amazing one of the lobby.
Nov 19, 2018
Renovations Underway for Conversion of 735 Truman Parkway
Renovations are underway for the conversion of the former nursing home at 735 Truman Parkway to apartments. The 3-story building will be updated to feature a total of 46 apartments. Residents will have access to a common outdoor patio and 62 surface parking spaces. The project is located in Hyde Park, near Cleary Square with easy access to the commuter rail.
Jul 30, 2018
Nordblom Refinances Burlington Property for $31 MillionThe Nordblom Company has refinanced their apartment property, The Tremont Burlington for $31 million via State Farm.The property features a 4-story apartment building located in the heart
of the bustling 3rd Ave mixed-use development in Burlington, MA. The
features 180 rental units (1,2, and 3 bedrooms), a detached parking deck
for 122 cars, and
surface parking for another 189 vehicles.
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