Suffolk Construction is one of the most successful privately held building contractors in the country.
Suffolk is leading the transformation of the construction industry with high-performance people, innovative processes and cutting-edge technologies that boost predictability, accelerate schedules, eliminate costs and minimize waste.
Committed to delivering its “build smart” approach to construction management on every project, Suffolk provides preconstruction, construction management, design-build and general contracting services to clients in the healthcare, science and technology, education, federal government and commercial sectors.
Suffolk’s corporate office is based in Boston, Massachusetts, and the company has a strong national presence with main offices throughout the Northeast, Southeast and West regions.
Nov 15, 2019
NPC Approved for Winthrop Center
A notice of project change filed last month for Winthrop Center was approved by the BPDA on 11/14. The changes include the reduction of residential units from around 500 to 387 with an increase in office space from 750,000 square feet to 772,422. While the height of the tower will not change the total square footage has also been reduced from 1,650,000 to approximately 1,545,021. Finally, one level of underground parking has also been eliminated, cutting about 50 spaces from the total.
Nov 13, 2019
Haymarket Hotel Secures $75 Million in Financing
Just five days after a building permit was granted, the Haymarket Hotel development has secured $75 million in financing from Citizens Bank.
The 145,000 square foot Haymarket Hotel building will bring 225 hotel rooms and around 9,600 square feet of retail to a presently vacant 1.2-acre parcel located along the Greenway at the intersection of the North End and Downtown Boston. Hotel guest amenities will include a fitness center and meeting space and 1,800 square foot roof deck.
Nov 13, 2019
Construction Over 60% Complete for New Saugus/Middle High School
Construction is over 60% complete for the new Middle & High School building in Saugus. Exterior work is nearly complete on the project and interior finishing is now underway. The 270,000-square-foot school will have a capacity of up to 1,360 students and include a 12,000 square foot gym, and 750 seat auditorium. Additional plans include a new sports complex and outdoor track, walking paths, outdoor classrooms, and student gardens. The project is expected to be complete in summer 2020.
Nov 10, 2019
Building Permit Pulled for Haymarket Hotel
A building permit valued at over $58M has been pulled for the Haymarket Hotel to be located at 99 Blackstone Street along the Greenway. The new hotel will feature 225 rooms along with around 9,600 square feet of restaurant and retail space. The development team will also sublease 1,600 square feet of space in the building to the Haymarket Pushcart Association for storage space.
Nov 05, 2019
Fire Alarm Permit Pulled for Children's Hospital Hale Family Building
A permit valued at $2.5M has been pulled for the install of the fire alarm system at the Hale Family Building. The 11-story building will feature a 30-bed state of the art NICU, a comprehensive Heart Center, plus a clinical lab and expanded indoor and outdoor green space. Children's Hospital expects to open the new facility in the third quarter of 2021.
Oct 29, 2019
NPC Filed for Winthrop Center Plus $30M Plumbing Permit Pulled
A notice of project changed has been filed for Millennium Partners Winthrop Center Project. The updated documents call for the following changes to the project.
- Height of the building remains the same however total square footage has been decreased from 1,650,000 to approximately 1,545,021
- The original proposal called for up to 500 residential units, current plans would include 387
- Office square footage has increased from 750,000 square feet to 772,422
- One level of garage parking has been eliminated for a net loss of 50 parking spaces.
While the project change is under review construction is also ongoing on the site and a plumbing permit valued at $30M has been pulled for the project by EM Duggan.
Oct 22, 2019
Structural Steel Up for New Portion of Somerville High School
Following the demolition of an existing portion of the high school, structural steel and framing are now up for a new western addition of the building. When complete in May 2021 the new $256M school campus will provide a state-of-the-art, innovative learning environment for nearly 1,600 students.
According to the Building Committee Chair, Tony Pierantozzi, the bulk of the work that produces the loudest noise was completed during summer and school vacations to minimize with disruptions.
Photos: Marr Companies
Oct 21, 2019
CO Issued for 2 Brookline Place
A Certificate of Occupancy has been issued for the new Children's Hospital building at Two Brookline Place. The 182,500 square foot building features medical offices along with ambulatory care space over ground-floor retail.
Oct 14, 2019
Interior Finishing Ongoing for Gables Seaport
Interior finish work is ongoing for the 307 luxury apartments at Gables Seaport along Congress Street directly next to the Silver Line MBTA Station. Gables Seaport will feature a mix of studios through 3 bedrooms and offer residents 24-hour concierge service, a clubroom and outdoor lounge, fitness center, and resort-inspired pool. As the building sits so close to the silver line, only 84 parking spaces are included on-site.
Oct 14, 2019
Facade and Window Install Ongoing for Marine Wharf Hotel
Facade and window install are well underway for the Marine Wharf Hotel in Boston's seaport near Boston's cruise terminal. The 14-story hotel will be dual-branded and include a 245-room Hampton Inn and a 166-room Homewood Suites. The project also includes around 3,500 square feet of retail space and parking for $75. The project was recently refinanced for just over $105M.
Oct 10, 2019
Fire Alarm Permit Pulled for The Smith South End
A fire alarm permit has been pulled for The Smith South End. When completed this coming Spring, the complex will include 650 apartments with state-of-the-art amenity spaces including a roof-top pool. The building will also include around 20,000 SF of ground-floor retail space, a two-level 650-car below-grade parking garage, and a landscaped plaza between the residential buildings connecting adjacent streets.
Sep 27, 2019
North America's First Raffles Officially Breaks Ground
With demolition ongoing around the block at the project site, the development team behind the upcoming Raffles Hotel and Residences hosted a groundbreaking ceremony last night in Copley Square. Guests to the fancy fete included Mayor Walsh who said the project would be a "stunning and fitting addition to Boston and Back Bay". The 33 story tower will feature 146 luxury condos above 154 hotel rooms with 16 spaces for people to gather or relax throughout the project including a speakeasy in the sky and residents only secret garden.
Demo of the existing Boston Common Hotel & Conference Center has kicked off to make way for Raffles Boston.
The tower, which has been 8 years in the making, will be Raffles first location in North America and promises to be truly unique by embracing it's Back Bay location while offering the excellent hospitality Raffles is known for across the globe.
Jordan Warshaw of the Noannet Group with the new Raffles world map now including Boston, their first North American location.
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