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Jan 20, 2020
Structure in Place for Children's Hale Family Building
The structure is in place for the 11-story Hale Family Building at Boston Children's Hospital. The $1B clinical building will feature a state of the art NICU, a five-floor cardiac clinic, new inpatient rooms, and an open-floor concept clinical lab. A rooftop healing garden will be constructed at the top of the building, replacing the former Prouty Garden. The building is expected to be complete in the third quarter of 2021.
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Jan 16, 2020
Permit Pulled for Fire Alarm Install at 100 Shawmut
With structural steel framing rapidly rising, a permit has been pulled for fire alarm install at 100 Shawmut in the South End. The 13-story tower will feature 138 luxury condos along with ground floor cafe space. As part of the project, the development team is preserving the facade of the historic & beam office building that stands on the site.
Jan 14, 2020
Early Stage Site Work Ongoing for Indigo Block in Dorchester
Early-stage site work is ongoing along East Cottage Street in Dorchester for the upcoming Indigo Block mixed-use development. When complete the project will feature 80 apartments, 44 of which will be designated affordable, eight townhouse-style condos plus a two-story commercial building to include light industrial and office space. Parking for 86 vehicles will also be constructed on-site.
Jan 13, 2020
Everett Apartment Building Refinanced for $44.6 Million
Taurus Investment Holdings has refinanced the property at 12 Valley Street in Everett for $44.6 million via KeyBank.
The property features a four-story building completed in 2015 featuring 190 1- and 2-bedroom luxury apartment residences. Residences feature state-of-the-art finishes including quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, and wood and ceramic tile floors. Amenities at Wellington Parkside include a business center, a clubhouse, a fitness center, and a yoga studio.
Jan 05, 2020
Steel Framing Rising for 100 Shawmut
Steel framing is rising for the luxury condo project, 100 Shawmut in the South End. The project will offer 138 homes featuring elegant finishes including white oak wood floors and Silestone countertops. Resident amenities will include a 24-hour concierge service, valet parking, a fitness center, library, pet spa, children's playroom, and a rooftop sky lounge.
Jan 05, 2020
$3M Lab/Office Fit-Out Permit Pulled for Ginkgo Bioworks Space at 27 Drydock
A permit valued at over $3M has been pulled by The Richmond Group for the fit-out of the lab/office space on the 8th floor of 27 Drydock in the Seaport, home of Ginkgo Biowoks. The biotech startup founded by MIT grad students and their then-professor raised $290M in new funding this past fall and now has a valuation of $4B.
Dec 26, 2019
Dorchester Development Secures $34.21 Million in Financing
The Indigo Block development in Dorchester has secured $34.21 million in construction financing via Eastern Bank and Mass Housing.
Indigo Block is an upcoming 125,400 square foot development project consisting of residential apartments, homeownership condominiums, and light industrial commercial space. Parking for 86 vehicles will be constructed on-site.
80 residential apartments will be constructed in an 86,000 square foot building. 44 apartments will be designated affordable.
Dec 20, 2019
Encore Boston Harbor Refinanced for $1.85 Billion
The Encore Boston Harbor casino has been refinanced by Wynn Resorts for $1.85 billion via Deutsche Bank.
Encore Boston Harbor is a 34-acre, 3 million square foot five-star casino that opened on June 23rd, 2019 along the Mystic River in Everett. Encore Boston Harbor features a 210,000 square foot gaming facility with approximately 3,200 slot machines and 160 gaming tables. A 24-story, 350-foot tall curved glass tower contains over 600 luxury hotel rooms with a standard room size of over 600 square feet.
Dec 17, 2019
CO Issued for GE Office in Fort Point
A certificate of occupancy has been issued for the base building core and shell plus the office space on floors 1 through 6 at 5 Necco Court in Fort Point. The historic brick and beam buildings have been fully renovated and will now be home to around 250 GE employees.
Dec 16, 2019
Electrical Permit Issued for Indigo Block
Two electrical permits valued at over $1M have been pulled for the Indigo Block in Dorchester. The project along East Cottage Ave. will feature a total of 80 apartments, 44 of which will be designated affordable plus a two-story commercial building offering light industrial and office space. Four new buildings containing eight residential townhouse-style condominiums will also be constructed on-site.
Dec 05, 2019
$2.65M Interior Fit Out Permit Pulled for Penthouse Unit at One Dalton
A building permit valued at over $2.65M has been pulled for a penthouse flat unit at One Dalton by The Lagasse Group. The project calls for new walls, mechanical, and finishes. One Dalton, as most of you know, is Boston's newest skyscraper rising 61 stories over the Back Bay offering 180 luxury condo homes over Boston's second Four Seasons Hotel.
Nov 22, 2019
Building Permits Issued for First 2 Buildings at Indigo Block in Dorchester
Two building permits have been issued for construction to kick off at the Indigo Block project along E. Cottage Ave. in Dorchester. The permits, valued at $14M, are for the 6-story, 80 unit apartment building and the two-story commercial building to feature light industrial and office space. The project was originally approved in June 2016.