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XSS Hotels Acquires Boutique Hotel Within Alloy at Assembly Row
New Hampshire-based, XSS Hotels has acquired the hotel portion of Alloy at Assembly Row for $37.29 million. The hotel is a 159-key Marriott Autograph Collection boutique hotel on levels two through five.
The property features a 13-story mixed-use building featuring 122 condominium residences on levels six through 13, the hotel on levels two through five and approximately 21,000 square feet of first-floor restaurant and retail space. Residences at Alloy range from studios to three-bedrooms; the building's 107 luxury residences are sold out. 15 residences at Alloy are designated affordable and will be offered through a lottery.
Pierce Boston, a 30-story, 378-foot-tall tower that is Massachusetts’ tallest tower west of the Back Bay, officially opened to residents in the beginning of March and has lived up to the hype. The building features 109 condominium residences, 240 apartment residences and over 20,000 square-feet of dining and retail space across its’ first two floors.
The tower is located in the heart of the growing, active Fenway neighborhood, and features sweeping views of the surrounding cityscape. Packed with amenities, Pierce Boston is part of a massive transformation in The Fenway. What was once considered a more affordable area of the city is becoming a highly developed urban epicenter and one of Boston’s best neighborhoods. Luxury residences are continuing to appear in The Fenway with Pierce Boston leading the way.
The project completion date remains on schedule for late 2018 using Touchplan, a construction software that allows developers to plan, implement, and monitor projects in their entirety. The innovative software gives developers the ability to see the full spectrum of their project down to every last detail. Touchplan has let developers keep their projects on or ahead of time leading to lower costs and more efficient construction.
The Skylounge rooftop is now open at Siena at Ink Block. Reserved for residents of Siena, the Skylounge is tailor-made for entertaining needs, from special occasions to mid-week gatherings. Head to the Skylounge for an after-work cocktail. Unwind by the sparkling fireplace in the lounge. Get the party started by the outdoor fire pit. Or treat guests to dry-aged steaks cooked to perfection on the gas grill.
This Boston roof deck is like no other. Designed by Elkus Manfredi Architects, every detail is thought through. Take the large garage-style door that lets light pour in and air flow freely between the lounge and the deck during mild summer nights. Or consider the surprising pops of color and refined millwork throughout the rooftop Skylounge, a nod to the fashion-forward styles and tailored lines of Siena, Italy.
Exterior illumination lends a tranquil feel to the space and creates an intriguing crisscross pattern on the façade, just enough for passersby below to notice. Even as you take a seat in one of the elegant sectionals on the deck, glass railings provide unobstructed views of the city.
Pierce Boston, one of Massachusetts’ tallest residential towers, officially opens to residents
Pierce Boston, a 30-story, 378-foot-tall tower that is Massachusetts’ tallest tower west of the Back Bay, officially opened to residents today. The tower, featuring an angular profile clad in glass, is located at the gateway to Boston and is now prominently visible from the Massachusetts Turnpike and other key points. Pierce Boston features 109 condominium residences, 240 apartment residences and over 20,000 square feet of dining and retail space across its’ first two floors. The tower is located in the heart of the growing, active Fenway neighborhood, and features sweeping views of the surrounding cityscape and countryside. “Pierce Boston’s residents are going to love living in The Fenway,” said Jed Lowry, Vice President at Pierce Boston co-developer Landsea, in a prepared statement. “So much is happening in The Fenway, and Pierce Boston is the perfect home base, with everything you need to enjoy an active, urban lifestyle in one of Boston’s best neighborhoods.”
Apartments are located up to floor 18, and condominiums are located on floors 19 through 29 underneath the 30th floor Levity Lounge, a space exclusive to condominium owners that will include a private dining room, a library, expansive outdoor and indoor seating areas, private sky cabanas for purchase and a sky top pool. Nathálie, a wine bar by the team behind Downtown Crossing’s Haley.Henry, will open on Pierce Boston’s ground floor this Summer. As of the end of 2017, 70% of Pierce Boston condominiums have been sold, and 20% of apartments have been leased.
Finishing touches underway at South End’s Siena at Ink Block new-construction luxury condominiums
The stunning facade of the South End’s eight-story, 76-unit Siena at Ink Block new-construction condominium building, featuring black and white exterior finish panels meshed with floor-to-ceiling glass, has been just about fully installed. Luxurious interior finishes are now being installed inside the building, including quartz countertops, stainless steel Bosch appliances, hardwood flooring, bathroom tiling and wool carpets in bedrooms, ahead of Siena at Ink Block’s anticipated opening early this year.
Finishing touches are also being put upon Siena at Ink Block’s amenity spaces, including a fully equipped fitness center and an indoor-outdoor rooftop sky lounge with sweeping views. Siena at Ink Block is located in the burgeoning Upper South End, steps from conveniences including a Whole Foods Market and multiple retail options, restaurants and bars. The following is a photograph of Siena at Ink Block:
Wine bar opening at Fenway’s new Pierce Boston luxury tower
The proponents of Downtown Crossing’s haley.henry wine bar, located on the ground floor of the 45 Province condominium tower, will open a second wine bar dubbed nathálie on the ground floor of the new 30-story Pierce Boston, the Fenway neighborhood’s tallest tower. Between 50 and 60 wines will be served at nathálie, emphasizing female wine producers and old world varieties, per Eater Boston. Fit out of the 1,200-square-foot space, which will also include a 200-square-foot outdoor patio, is expected to commence in March. nathálie is expected to open this Summer, and will feature a variety of seating options including a bar, high-tops along windows, a lounge area and banquette seating.
“Where haley.henry is a very masculine, tinned fish/wine bar, nathálie will be the dynamic, invigorating daughter that brings a whole new twist to Fenway,” said haley.henry and nathálie owner Haley Fortier in a prepared statement. “We are very much looking forward to establishing some amazing relationships by providing a unique wine bar experience for this part of the city.” Pierce Boston is set to open in February, and features residences including 109 condominiums and 240 apartments as well as 30,000 square feet of exclusive retail across the first two floors. At the top of the tower is a Levity Lounge exclusive to condominium owners, which includes the highest situated outdoor pool in the City of Boston.
Pierce Boston nears February 2018 opening, finishing touches underway
Finishing touches to the interior and exterior of Pierce Boston, the new 30-story luxury tower located at the gateway to the booming Fenway neighborhood, are underway in advance of the tower’s scheduled opening in just over a month. The tower’s striking glass facade is essentially complete, and luxurious finishes have been almost fully installed throughout apartments, condominiums and amenity spaces. Pierce Boston features 109 condominiums and 240 apartments available for sale and lease, respectively. Apartments are located across floors three through 18 of Pierce Boston, and condominiums are located across floors 19 through 29. The tower’s 30th floor features a Levity Lounge exclusive to condominium owners featuring a library, a fitness center, a private dining room and the highest situated outdoor pool in the City of Boston. Across the tower’s first two floors will be 30,000 square feet of exclusive retail. The following are photographs of Pierce Boston:
First luxury condominiums at Somerville’s Assembly Row sell out pre-completion
The 107 luxury condominium residences at Alloy at Assembly Row, a new-construction building opening early 2018 that is the first homeownership option at Somerville’s booming Assembly Row mixed-use transit-oriented development, have sold out 100% prior to construction completion. Construction of Alloy began Winter 2016, and condominium sales began about 16 months ago. Condominiums reportedly sold at an average of $800,000 each, with select penthouses topping $1 million; sales of Alloy condominiums have not yet closed.
Alloy will feature amenities for condominium owners including an exclusive rooftop deck and club room, a swimming pool, a fitness center and concierge service. An additional 15 condominiums at Alloy are designated affordable; a lottery for these residences will be held in the coming months. On the 13-story Alloy’s lower floors will be a 159-key Marriott Autograph Collection boutique hotel and approximately 21,000 square feet of first-floor restaurant and retail space. Alloy is located steps from the new Assembly MBTA Orange Line station, minutes from Downtown Boston by transit or car.
Finishing touches underway at sold-out Telford 180 condos in Allston, opening this Fall
The Dellbrook | JKS construction team is putting finishing touches upon Telford 180’s exterior facade and interior residences and common spaces ahead of the building’s opening this Fall. Telford 180 features 85 condominium residences, all of which are sold prior to the building’s completion. Just about all finishes are installed inside Telford 180 and along the building’s facade. Telford 180 will feature an array of amenities, including a rowing room, a full gym, a lounge and an elevated outdoor courtyard with grills and a fire pit. The building is located along the Charles River, featuring sweeping water views, and is located a short walk from Harvard Business School and a short drive and transit ride to Cambridge and Downtown Boston. The following are photographs of Telford 180:
Pierce Boston condos in Fenway 60%-sold, apartment rents revealed
The 30-story Pierce Boston mixed-use tower’s 109 condominiums are 60%-sold, and leasing of the tower’s 240 apartments has now begun in advance of Pierce Boston’s opening in early 2018. Rents for studio apartments start at over $2,900 per month, one-bedrooms start at over $3,000 per month, two-bedrooms start at $4,600 per month and three-bedrooms start at over $7,000 per month. Apartments are located across floors three through 18 of Pierce Boston, and condominiums are located across floors 19 through 29. On Pierce Boston’s 30th floor is a Levity Lounge featuring a pool, a library, a fitness center and a private dining room exclusive to condominium owners. Across the tower’s first two floors will be 30,000 square feet of exclusive retail.
One home remaining at Telford 180, new Allston condos opening this Fall
Just one home remains for sale at Telford 180, a new Allston luxury condominium building built by Dellbrook | JKS opening this Fall featuring 85 residences. The remaining home, a two bedroom/two-bathroom residence overlooking the Charles River with two deeded parking spaces, is offered for $892,800. Telford 180 is just about complete, with blue, tan, grey and white exterior finish panels nearly fully installed along the building’s facade and luxurious interior finishes and appliances nearly fully installed throughout residences and common spaces.Telford 180 will feature desirable amenities including a rowing room overlooking the Charles River Esplanade, a full gym, a lounge and an outdoor courtyard with grills and a fire pit. The following is a photograph of Telford 180:
Siena at Ink Block luxury condos in South End reach 60% pre-sold benchmark
The upcoming Siena at Ink Block luxury condominiums in the South End, which recently topped off, are already 60% pre-sold. This strong early demand represents the upper South End's recent renaissance, with transformative new developments such as Ink Block bringing new residents and retail options to the area. Siena residents will be located steps from the Whole Foods Market at Ink Block, in addition to multiple desirable restaurants and shops, and a short walk to Downtown Boston, South Boston and the Seaport District. Siena will feature 76 residences, with amenities including a rooftop Sky Lounge and roof deck with sweeping Boston skyline views. Siena is expected to open in early 2018.
Exterior and interior finishing underway at nearly sold out Telford 180 luxury condos in Allston
The Dellbrook | JKS construction team has completed weatherproofing of Telford 180’s six-story frame and installation of windows, and is now installing exterior finish panels along the facade. Inside the building, drywall has been plastered within Telford 180’s common spaces and 85 condominium residences, and luxurious finishes and appliances are being installed throughout. Opening this Fall, Telford 180 will feature desirable amenities including a rowing room overlooking the Charles River Esplanade, a full gym, a lounge and an outdoor courtyard with grills and a fire pit. Telford 180 is over 94% sold, with just five residences remaining for sale. The following are photographs of Telford 180:
Facade weatherproofing and interior framing underway at Siena at Ink Block luxury condos in South End
Large weatherproofing sections have been installed along the facade of Siena at Ink Block, a new luxury condominium building opening next year at Ink Block in the South End. Window and facade finish installation at Siena will begin in the coming weeks. Inside the building, metal stud framing is being installed to partition individual condominiums. Siena will feature 76 new luxury condominiums, which are now on sale, with resident amenities including an indoor-outdoor rooftop sky lounge with sweeping views, a fully equipped fitness center, 24/7 concierge service and on-site parking. The following are photographs of Siena At Ink Block:
Alloy at Assembly Row condos over 90% sold, exterior finish installation underway
Just 10 residences remain for sale at the upcoming 122-residence Alloy at Assembly Row luxury condominium building, located in the heart of Somerville’s new Assembly Row neighborhood. The 13-story building is nearly fully weatherproofed, with moisture-resistant cladding installed along the entire facade and installation of grey brick finishes well underway. Opening in the first quarter of 2018, Alloy at Assembly Row will feature a 159-key Marriott Autograph Collection boutique hotel and approximately 21,000 square feet of first-floor restaurant and retail space, in addition to 122 luxury condominium residences on upper floors. The following is a photograph of Alloy at Assembly Row:
JM Electrical installs top-notch HVAC control system at Pierce Boston, Fenway’s tallest tower
Interior finishing at Pierce Boston, the Fenway neighborhood’s tallest tower, is well underway, with luxurious finishes taking shape in the 30-story tower’s apartments, condominiums and exclusive amenity spaces, and JM Electrical hard at work installing a state-of-the-art HVAC control system that will enable advanced climate control in all residences and common spaces. JM Electrical’s HVAC system will maintain precise temperature and humidity levels throughout Pierce Boston, ensuring residents of the building’s luxurious homes will be able to uphold ideal climate conditions as well as optimizing the building’s ventilation and energy-efficiency.
Pierce Boston’s gleaming floor-to-ceiling glass curtain wall facade is just about complete, and the focus of construction has turned to plastering and finishing residences, common spaces and the building’s top-floor Levity Lounge, an exclusive condominium owners’ amenity space featuring private dining, a library, expansive outdoor and indoor seating areas with unprecedented views, a pool deck and private sky cabanas for purchase. Located at the gateway to the Fenway neighborhood, Pierce Boston will feature 109 condominium residences on upper floors, 240 apartment residences at the building’s center and two stories of street-level retail totaling 20,000 square feet. Pierce Boston is expected to open in early 2018. The following are photographs of Pierce Boston:
Facade installation preparations underway at Siena at Ink Block luxury condos in South End
The eight-story facade of the recently-topped-off Siena at Ink Block luxury condominium residences in the South End is being prepared for installation of exterior finishes. Steel infill walls have been installed along Siena's perimeter up to the building's fourth floor; these walls will support and reinforce Siena's facade, which will consist of distinctive brickwork and metal panels. Within the building, concrete has been poured at the bases of nearly all floors, allowing for framing of individual residences to begin. Opening in early 2018, Siena will feature 76 new luxury condominium residences now on sale with state-of-the-art amenities including a rooftop Sky Lounge and a fully-equipped fitness center. The following are photographs of Siena at Ink Block:
Siena at Ink Block luxury condos in South End top off
A topping-off ceremony was recently held for Siena at Ink Block, the South End’s latest luxury condominium building. Hundreds of construction workers and the Siena project team gathered last Friday (April 28th, 2017) to formally hoist the final steel beam of Siena’s 8-story frame into the sky and install the beam at the frame’s summit.
National Development Managing Partner Ted Tye spoke briefly prior to the beam’s installation, thanking the construction and project teams for their hard work. Siena will be located in National Development’s vibrant Ink Block development, which upon Siena’s completion will be home to nearly 500 housing units, the acclaimed Bar Mezzana, Fuji at Ink Block and Lion’s Tail restaurants and top-quality retail including a Whole Foods grocery store.
Completion of Siena is expected in early 2018; with steel frame construction complete, the construction team will commence facade construction and interior finishing. Concrete slabs have been poured at the bases of nearly half of Siena’s floors, allowing for partitioning of individual residences to begin. Siena’s 76 luxury condominium residences, which will feature sweeping skyline views and desirable amenities including a private rooftop bar and lounge, are currently on sale in studio, 1, 2 and 3-bedroom configurations. The following are photographs from the Siena at Ink Block topping-off ceremony:
Allston’s Telford 180 luxury condominiums top off, facade work underway
Facade work has begun at Telford 180, a new Allston luxury condominium building built by Dellbrook | JKS, following the topping off the building’s six-story structure. Windows are in place along a large section of Telford 180’s facade, which is fully coated with moisture-resistant sheathing. Fireproofing and and weatherproofing are being installed along the facade in order to commence installation of exterior finishes. Strategically located a short drive or transit ride to Downtown Boston, Telford 180 will feature 85 luxury condominium residences overlooking the Charles River with distinctive amenities. The following are photographs of Telford 180:
Siena at Ink Block condominiums in South End near topping off
Siena at Ink Block’s eight-story frame has reached the building’s seventh floor and will soon top off. On completed floors, metal floor decks have been installed to support Siena at Ink Block’s future concrete floor slabs, and perimeter relieving angles have been installed to support the building’s future exterior brick façade. Opening in 2018, Siena at Ink Block will feature 76 luxury residences now on sale. The following are photographs of Siena at Ink Block:
Pierce Boston curtain wall nears completion, luxury condominiums now on sale
Unitized glass curtain wall panels have reached the 21st level of Pierce Boston, an exceptional
new 30-story luxury tower in the Fenway. With an unparalleled vantage point as the Fenway’s
gateway structure and tallest tower, Pierce Boston offers unparalleled views of the Boston
skyline, the Charles River, the Emerald Necklace and the surrounding countryside.
Levels 21 through 30 of Pierce Boston are actively being prepared for curtain wall panel
installation. Metal panel anchors, which are used to fasten curtain wall panels, have been
installed as high as Level 26. Inside Pierce Boston, metal stud walls continue to be framed to
construct individual residences, and plumbing, electrical and HVAC systems continue to be
installed. A pool that will become part of Pierce Boston’s exclusive top-floor Levity Lounge was
recently lifted from ground level to the tower’s 30th floor. The pool has been carefully placed into
the Lounge’s future pool deck. A video of the intricate pool installation process is posted below.
Pierce Boston’s 109 distinctive luxury condominium residences, located on levels 19 through
29, are now on sale. These residences will feature breathtaking panoramic views and
state-of-the-art finishes. At Pierce Boston’s summit will be the Levity Lounge, an exclusive
amenity space featuring private dining, a library, expansive outdoor and indoor seating areas
with unprecedented views, a pool deck and private sky cabanas for purchase.
For more information about Pierce Boston and to schedule a private showing, visit the Pierce
Boston website or click Contact Broker above. Pierce Boston is on track to be completed within
the next year. The following are photographs of Pierce Boston:
Facade installation underway at Alloy at Assembly Row, luxury residences now on sale
Installation of Alloy at Assembly Row’s facade along the building’s topped-off 13-story steel frame is underway, with moisture-resistant cladding nearly fully installed and brick finishes installed along a large section of the building’s base. Windows will soon be installed along the facade to fully weatherproof the frame. Private balconies, which will be features of a number of residences, are also being installed along the facade. Residences at Alloy at Assembly Row, located minutes from Downtown Boston, will be graced with sweeping, tranquil views of the Mystic River and its’ surroundings.
A total of 122 luxurious residences including studios, one-bedrooms, two-bedrooms and three-bedrooms are now on sale at Alloy at Assembly Row. Residences will be located on the building’s upper levels and will be graced with top-quality finishes and distinguished amenities including a resident clubroom, roof deck, and a swimming pool and a fitness center (which are located in the hotel downstairs). Alloy at Assembly Row is located steps to the Assembly Row MBTA Orange Line station and right on Interstate 93N/S, allowing for an easy commute to Downtown Boston, Cambridge and Route 128. Both a Marriott Autograph Collection boutique hotel and approximately 21,000 square feet of ground-floor retail will be located on Alloy at Assembly Row’s lower floors, conveniently allowing residents to enjoy a live, work and play lifestyle. Assembly Row’s multiple exquisite shops and restaurants are also located just an elevator ride away.
For more details and to schedule a private showing, visit the Alloy at Assembly Row website or click Contact Broker above. A sales center for Alloy at Assembly Row with a model kitchen and bathroom is now open at the sales gallery, located at 275 Foley Street in Assembly Row. Alloy at Assembly Row is on track to be complete in the first quarter of 2018. The following are photographs of Alloy at Assembly Row:
Telford 180 frame nears topping off, residences over 50% pre-sold
The 6-story frame of Telford 180, a distinctive luxury residential building built by Dellbrook | JKS overlooking the Charles River, has risen 4 stories high and will soon top off. Weatherproofing of the frame’s exterior is underway as the building continues to rise.
A total of 85 unique luxury residences including studios, one-bedrooms and two-bedrooms are now available for purchase at Telford 180. Residences at Telford 180 are over 50% pre-sold. Residences will feature open floor plans, top-quality finishes, abundant natural lighting and sweeping river views. With desirable amenities including a Fitness Center, a Rowing Room, a Club Lounge and an Elevated Exterior Courtyard, Telford 180 will conveniently enable residents to live, work and play without leaving the building!
For more details and to schedule a private showing of Telford 180, visit the Telford 180 website or click Contact Broker above. Telford 180 is on track for completion this Fall. The following are photographs of Telford 180:
Vertical steel construction starts at Siena at Ink Block condominiums
The first vertical steel columns have been erected to construct Siena at Ink Block's structural frame, bringing the future 8-story South End luxury condominium building above ground level. Frame construction is now underway in earnest. Siena is scheduled to open in 2018 and will feature 76 luxury condominium residences now on sale. The following is a photograph of frame construction underway at Siena:
Alloy at Assembly Row tops off, residences now on sale
Alloy at Assembly Row’s 13-story steel superstructure, which will feature distinctive new luxury residences with sweeping views of the Mystic River, has topped off. With steel framing complete, weatherproofing of the superstructure has begun. Moisture-resistant cladding has been installed along a large section of Alloy at Assembly Row, and brick finishes are beginning to be installed. Alloy at Assembly Row is now a prominent feature of Assembly Row’s growing skyline and will further activate the bustling shopping and entertainment district with new housing, a Marriott Autograph Collection boutique hotel and approximately 21,000 square feet of ground-floor retail.
A total of 122 residences including studios, one-bedrooms, two-bedrooms and three-bedrooms are now on sale at Alloy at Assembly Row. Condominiums will be located on the building’s upper levels and will be graced with top-quality finishes and distinguished amenities including a clubroom and roof deck. Alloy at Assembly Row is located steps to the Assembly Row MBTA Orange Line station and right on Interstate 93N/S, allowing for an easy commute to Downtown Boston.
For more details and to schedule a private showing, visit the Alloy at Assembly Row website or click Contact Broker above. A sales center for Alloy at Assembly Row with a model kitchen and bathroom is now open at the sales gallery, located at 275 Foley Street in Assembly Row. Alloy at Assembly Row is on track to be complete first quarter 2018. The following are photographs of Alloy at Assembly Row:
The following are photographs of the sales center:
Superstructure rising at Allston's Telford 180, residences now on sale
Framing of the first two floors of Allston luxury residential building Telford 180’s 6-story superstructure, built by Dellbrook | JKS, is now complete. Concrete has been poured along the base of Telford 180’s future second floor roof deck, which will feature landscaping, grills and a fire pit. An additional 4 stories of wood framing will now rise into the Allston skyline to construct this distinctive luxury residential building overlooking the Charles River. Telford 180’s enclosed parking area is now installed and will house 84 vehicle parking spaces.
A total of 85 residences including studios, one-bedrooms and two-bedrooms are now available for purchase at Telford 180. Residences feature open floor plans, top-quality finishes and abundant natural lighting. Telford 180 is uniquely situated along the Charles River Esplanade a short walk to Harvard Business School and the new Boston Landing T Station, and a quick drive or bus ride to Downtown Boston and Cambridge.
For more details and to schedule a private showing, visit the Telford 180 website or click Contact Broker above. Telford 180 is on track to be completed in Fall 2017. The following are photographs of Telford 180:
Curtain wall and interior fit out underway at Pierce Boston, condos now available
Exterior and interior finishing are well underway at the recently topped-out, 30-story luxury tower Pierce Boston. This architectural standout, designed by Arquitectonica, will serve as the gateway into the Fenway neighborhood. Pierce Boston will take its' place in the Boston skyline as the neighborhood's tallest luxury residential tower, offering a unique vantage point of the city and its' landmarks.
Unitized glass curtain wall panels are rising rapidly along Pierce Boston's façade and have already reached the 16th floor. Inside, metal stud walls are being framed to construct individual units on Pierce Boston’s lower floors (1-18). These levels, beautifully designed by CBT Architects, will house 20,000 square feet of retail, impressive amenity spaces and 240 residential apartments. All floors of Pierce Boston are now being outfitted with plumbing, electrical and HVAC systems.
Pierce Boston’s 109 condominiums, located on floors 19-29, are now on sale and have breathtaking 360-degree uninterrupted views of the city, the Charles River, the Emerald Necklace and the Longwood Medical Area. Unique to new development in the city is Pierce Boston's condominiums' top floor amenity space, the Levity Lounge, featuring private dining, a library, expansive outdoor and indoor seating areas with unprecedented views, a pool deck and private sky cabanas for purchase.
For more details and to schedule a private showing, visit the Pierce Boston website or click Contact Broker above. Pierce Boston is on track to be completed within the next year. The following are photographs of Pierce Boston:
A topping-off ceremony was held last Friday (December 2nd, 2016) for Pierce Boston, a 30-story mixed-use tower opening Winter 2018 in the Fenway. Concrete construction at Pierce Boston is now complete, with concrete poured on all floors. Pierce Boston will soon be weather tight; glass has been installed on over 10 stories, giving Pierce Boston a striking presence. HVAC construction at Pierce Boston including electrical, mechanical and plumbing utilities is well underway. Interior framing of Pierce Boston’s units and common spaces has also begun. The following are photographs from the Pierce Boston groundbreaking:
The Dellbrook | JKS construction team has completed Telford 180’s below-grade parking level and is at work framing the 85-unit condominium building’s first floor superstructure. Concrete has been poured along the base of the first floor and the below-grade parking area. Concrete has also been poured along a section of the vertical superstructure framing. Telford 180 is expected to open for occupancy in Fall 2017; pre-sales of Telford 180 condominiums are now underway. A new website, Telford180.com, has been released for Telford 180. Newly released renderings of Telford 180 can be found above. The following are photographs of the Telford 180 construction site:
Siena at Ink Block frame construction scheduled for January 2017, building opening 2018
Structural steel erection to construct Siena at Ink Block's frame is scheduled for January 2017 per an Instagram update by the development team. Foundation installation is underway; excavation of Siena's underground parking garage is complete, and all piles have been driven. Siena is scheduled for a 2018 opening, and the building's 76 new luxury residential condominiums are now for sale. Condominiums listings at Siena at Ink Block include a studio for $688,600, a one-bedroom for $957,000 and three two-bedrooms ranging from $1.19 to $1.428 million. The following is the Instagram update:
Pierce Boston nears topping off, condos listed for sale
Pierce Boston has risen to nearly its’ full height, currently standing at about 28 stories tall. Pierce Boston will be a 30-story mixed-use tower. Glass has been installed along the first five stories of Pierce Boston’s facade.
Condominiums are now on sale at Pierce Boston. A 22nd Floor one-bedroom is listed for $924,500, and a 19th Floor three-bedroom is listed for $2,913,700. New interior renderings of Pierce Boston have been revealed, including renderings of units; these can be found above. The following is a Tweet by Boston Tweet showing Pierce Boston:
New details and renderings have been released of Pierce Boston's penthouse suites and amenities. A total of 10 penthouses will be located at Pierce Boston enhanced with top-of-the-line appliances and finishes. The 30th-story Levity Lounge will feature a Dining Room atop a glass floor, a library well-suited for intimate gatherings and floor-to-ceiling windows offering sweeping views. Premium services at Pierce Boston will include in-house car detailing. Visit the Penthouse and Amenities pages on the Pierce Boston website for more information. The following are new renderings of Pierce Boston:
Alloy at Assembly Row nears topping off, new video released
Alloy at Assembly Row's 13-story steel structural frame has nearly reached its full height and is about to top off. A new video has been released on the Alloy website showing renderings of Alloy's condominiums. Condominium move-ins are expected by early 2018. Alloy will feature 122 residential condominiums on levels six through 13, a 159-key Marriott Autograph Collection boutique hotel on levels two through five and approximately 21,000 square feet of ground-floor retail. The following is a tweet by Girder-Slab showing Alloy's structural frame in the foreground and Block 6 at Assembly Row, a neighboring mixed-use development, in the background:
Pierce Boston, a 30-story luxury residential tower under construction in the Fenway, is over halfway to topping off. The tower's concrete structural frame currently stands at 18 stories tall. A PERI Skydeck system is being used to frame concrete pouring. Per an update from the Pierce Boston team, the tower will soon receive its "brilliant costume" as exterior finishes, comprised of a "glimmering curtain wall made of metal and glass," are installed. Completion of Pierce Boston's facade is anticipated in Spring 2017; the tower is anticipated to open in Fall 2017.
Pierce Boston will feature a mix of 240 rental apartments and 109 condominiums with 20,000 square feet of retail across the tower's first two floors. Resident amenities will include a rooftop pool and a Level 30 Levity Lounge featuring a private dining room with a glass floor. Visit PierceBoston.com for sales and leasing information. The following is a aerial photograph of Pierce Boston, courtesy the Pierce Boston team:
The following is an Instagram post showing Pierce Boston along Boylston Street:
Telford 180 concrete foundation construction underway
Telford 180's underground parking garage has been excavated, and a sheet pile wall has been erected along the garage's perimeter to reinforce the excavation. Concrete footings are now being constructed along the garage's perimeter to support Telford 180's foundation. The construction team is hard at work building wooden forms for foundation footings and pouring concrete into the footings. Telford 180 will be an 85-unit residential condominium building overlooking the Charles River in Allston. The following are photographs of the Telford 180 site:
Siena at Ink Block underground parking excavation underway, condominiums for sale
Siena at Ink Block’s 31-space underground parking garage is just about fully excavated. A retaining wall consisting of H piles and wooden lagging has been installed along the garage’s perimeter to retain the future building’s foundation. A horizontal foundation support system consisting of large-diameter round steel beams has been installed across the garage to further reinforce the foundation. Concrete piles have been driven into the base of the garage to support the future building. Visit the construction site’s camera for real-time imagery of Siena at Ink Block as well as the neighboring AC Hotel South End project.
Siena at Ink Block, the next phase of National Development’s successful Ink Block development located in the South End’s New York Streets neighborhood, will be an eight-story building featuring 76 luxury condominium units. Visit SienaBoston.com for condominium sales information. A number of condominiums will be maisonettes opening directly onto street level, a first for the rapidly-developing neighborhood. Resident amenities will include a rooftop Sky Lounge with both indoor and outdoor spaces featuring sweeping skyline views. Other amenities will include a fitness center, 24/7 concierge service and convenient access to Ink Block’s multiple retail offerings including Whole Foods Market and the recently opened Bar Mezzana, Fuji at Ink Block and Sweetgreen restaurants. The following are photographs of Siena at Ink Block:
Alloy at Assembly Row condos 45% pre-sold after under eight weeks of pre-sales
Curbed Boston reports that 45% of the 122 residential condominiums at the under-construction Alloy at Assembly Row mixed-use building located in Somerville's Assembly Row neighborhood are under agreement after under eight weeks of pre-sales, a figure confirmed by Alloy at Assembly Row marketing firm The Collaborative Companies. Some condominiums have traded for over $1,000 per square foot; units at Alloy at Assembly Row will range from studios to three-bedrooms with prices ranging from $500,000 to $1.5 million. Construction of Alloy at Assembly Row commenced in February 2016; completion is anticipated by early 2018. Alloy at Assembly Row will feature 122 residential condominiums on levels six through 13, a 159-key Marriott Autograph Collection boutique hotel on levels two through five and approximately 21,000 square feet of ground-floor retail. Visit AlloyAtAssembly.com for condominium sales information.
Ground broken on Telford 180, 85 condominiums along Charles River in Allston
Developer The Davis Companies broke ground this week on Telford 180, an 85-unit residential condominium building along the Charles River in Allston. The following is a link to the official press release announcing the groundbreaking. Built by Dellbrook Construction and designed by Cube3 Studio, the six-story building will feature 85 condominiums with sweeping river and Boston skyline views surrounded by lush green space. Completion of Telford 180 is anticipated in Fall 2017.
Stephen Davis, Vice President at The Davis Companies, sees Allston's Charles River waterfront and the Western Avenue corridor as "a fantastic neighborhood poised for significant change." With Harvard University expanding its Allston footprint and recent development in Allston and nearby Watertown, Davis sees the Telford 180 site as "an opportunity to serve a remarkably underserved market in Boston's construction boom." With Telford 180, Davis hopes to create a "near-term housing enhancement" that will bring additional energy to the area and create housing convenient convenient to major employment and education centers "at a price point that will be readily accessible to young professionals." Davis points to the area's bicycle infrastructure and direct bicycle path connections to Boston and Cambridge as a major benefit and anticipates a number of Telford 180 residents will opt to commute via bicycle. Telford 180 will include bicycle storage in addition to 84 vehicle parking spaces.
Condominiums at Telford 180 will range from studios to three-bedrooms and feature open floor plans with large windows, high ceilings and state-of-the-art finishes and appliances. Resident amenities will include a rowing room, a full gym and a lounge featuring an indoor club room and an outdoor courtyard with grills and a fire pit. As part of the project, a new 6,000 square foot public park will be constructed at the corner of Telford Street and Western Avenue. The following are renderings of Telford 180:
View along Telford Street
View at Telford Street (left) and Soldiers Field Road (right)
Superstructure construction is off to a strong start at Pierce Boston. The underground parking structure is complete, and the tower’s 30-story concrete superstructure has risen four floors. The first two floors, which will contain retail space, are fully framed. The construction team is using a Peri Skydeck system to frame concrete construction for each new floor. Pierce Boston will feature 28 stories of residential units, including 240 rental apartments and 109 condominiums, and 20,000 square feet of retail across the first two floors.
Pierce Boston, named for its architecture that "pierces" the sky, is rising fast! Construction of Pierce Boston’s 30-story frame has begun. A tower crane has been installed; J. Derenzo Companies is at work building the tower crane’s lagging pit to protect the crane and surrounding pipelines. J. Derenzo Companies is also performing excavations for installation of plumbing at Pierce Boston.
J. Derenzo Companies builds crane lagging pit
J. Derenzo Companies performs excavations for plumbing
Pierce Boston’s elevator core has risen two stories. A Peri Skydeck formwork system has been installed along one end of Pierce Boston’s future frame to pour concrete for the building's second story. S&F Concrete is Pierce Boston's concrete contractor; John Moriarty & Associates is Pierce Boston's general contractor.
Pierce Boston with tower crane at left, Peri Skydeck at center and elevator core at right
Pierce Boston with elevator core at left and Peri Skydeck at right
At the frame’s opposite end, a wall is under construction for the Peri system’s second half.
Pierce Boston construction team prepares Peri system wall
A worker prepares the Peri system wall
The Peri system will soon extend all the way to the wall, and concrete for Pierce Boston's second story will be poured.
View of the wall (at left) with respect to the rest of the currently built Peri system
The Peri system will frame the concrete pour for Pierce Boston's second story. Concrete will be poured along the top of the system's decking and along support pillars beneath. The following is an animation showing concrete poured along a Peri system:
Once the concrete has settled, the same Peri system will be used to construct all 30 of Pierce Boston’s stories. Concrete has already been poured along some of Pierce Boston's second story support pillars.
View of Peri system underbody. Note concrete anchors in place for pouring of support pillars.
View of Peri system underbody. Concrete has been poured along some second story support pillars.
We got to climb to the top of the Peri system's decking, where we saw the construction team preparing concrete anchors in anticipation of pouring concrete to construct Pierce Boston’s second story. These anchors will frame third story support pillars.
Construction team prepares concrete anchors for the next story's concrete pour
Another angle of concrete anchor preparation atop the Peri system's decking
At the top, we found more Peri system decking panels that will be used to construct the full Peri system decking for Pierce Boston’s second story concrete pour.
Peri system decking panels ready for full system construction
The following is a video in which Joel Hagan of S&F Concrete explains the Peri system:
From the top of the Peri system decking, we saw freshly poured concrete along what will be a loading dock for Pierce Boston. Pierce Boston's underground parking structure, partially located beneath the future loading lock, is complete.
Aerial view of freshly poured loading dock concrete
Straight-on view of freshly poured loading dock concrete
The Pierce Boston construction team is hard at work building a game-changing tower that will set a new standard for Boston luxury living.
A worker prepares to install a new Peri system decking panel and extend the Peri system along Pierce Boston's full dimensions
A worker constructs Pierce Boston's future loading dock
Additional information about Pierce Boston is posted below.
Feb 20, 2016
Pierce Boston frame about to rise
J. Derenzo Companies is performing excavations in preparation for construction of the first story of Pierce Boston’s 30-story frame. Concrete is just about to be poured at the base of Pierce Boston’s future elevator core. A tower crane is now being installed, signaling the impending start of frame construction.
Pierce Boston's future elevator core ready for a concrete pour. In the background is the base of Pierce Boston's tower crane.
A full view of the Pierce Boston construction site with the future elevator core at center. At right is J. Derenzo Companies preparing for Pierce Boston's frame construction
Pierce Boston's underground parking structure is just about complete and will soon be sealed from above. Accordingly, construction of Pierce Boston's sheet pile wall is complete. The parking structure is connected underground to the existing parking structure of neighboring Fenway Triangle.
View of Pierce Boston sheet pile wall above underground parking structure
Pile driving is complete at Pierce Boston. Pile drivers have been moved off site, making way for construction of Pierce Boston's frame.
Pile drivers are no longer located on the Pierce Boston construction site
Pile driving and foundation construction underway at Pierce Boston
Pile driving and foundation construction are well underway at Pierce Boston. Steel piles are being driven to provide structural support. Sheet piles are being driven to construct a sheet pile wall. The sheet pile wall will reinforce Pierce Boston's foundation and underground parking structure. A total of 325 piles will be driven at Pierce Boston.
Steel pile driving underway at Pierce Boston
Steel pile about to be loaded into the pile driver
Sheet piles already driven along Pierce Boston's future sheet pile wall. At right are sheet piles about to be driven.
Groundbreaking ceremony held for Pierce Boston as foundation construction commences
An official groundbreaking ceremony for Pierce Boston (formerly The Point) will be held this Thursday, October 15th, 2015. Construction of Pierce Boston is moving forward swiftly; pile driving and construction of Pierce Boston's foundation and underground parking structure has begun.
J. Derenzo Companies' JDC Demolition division has completed demolition of the former building located on the Point development site. Construction will soon begin on foundations of a new 30-story tower.
Former building has been demolished
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