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Vanderweil Engineers is an MEP, technology services, and power engineering firm dedicated to providing value-added services. Our 500 person staff has expertise in many areas. We are committed to developing customized and innovative solutions.

Founded in 1950, Vanderweil is a company that values its clients, its employees and the environment - and we have built our practice accordingly. To enable us to provide personalized services, we have organized the firm around a series of specialty groups, each focused on a particular area of expertise. This allows us to create an experienced and responsive engineering team for each project. Our portfolio includes projects of all types and sizes.

Over the last decade Vanderweil has designed MEP systems for buildings of all types, cogeneration plants up to 50 MW, chilled water plants to 100,000 tons, hundreds of miles of transmission lines up to 345 kV, and utility grade substations up to 1000 MVA. Our buildings have incorporated many sustainability provisions, and over 100 have obtained LEED®certifications. The firm is an active participant in the AIA 2030 Commitment. We use Revit MEP 2013/Navisworks as our BIM platform, and a variety of software for project management, energy modeling, computational fluids dynamics, pipe stress analysis, transmission tower foundation design, and other analytical work.




Norwich Partners
- Jan 10, 2019

Construction Ongoing for The Moxy Hotel: Set to Open this Summer

The glass facade is nearly complete for the 24-story Moxy Hotel in Boston's Theater District. Space is left for the two-story digital ad sign to be installed at the corner of Stuart & Tremont Streets. On the back side of the project, colorful panel install is beginning.

The tall skinny tower will feature 346 micro guest rooms, each coming in at around 175 square feet. The hotel will offer a rooftop bar, fitness center, and meeting rooms. Construction is scheduled to be complete in June of this year.

Moxy Hotel Downtown Boston 1

Moxy Hotel Downtown Boston 2


Lee Kennedy Company
- Oct 05, 2018

Glass Facade Install Ongoing at Moxy Hotel

As framing is nearly complete for the upcoming 24-story Moxy Hotel, glass facade work is also well underway.  The new hotel, located in Boston's Theater District will feature 346 micro guest rooms, each just around 175 sf. Guests of the hotel will have access to a rooftop bar as well as meeting rooms, and a fitness center.

The hotel is expected to open in June 2019.



Moxy Hotel
- Jun 13, 2018

Construction Continues at the Moxy

Construction continues at the Moxy Hotel.at 240 Tremont Street in Boston's Theater District.

The Moxy Hotel Boston is a 24-story hotel located in Downtown Boston's Theater District featuring 346 "micro" guest rooms. Each room at the Moxy Hotel will be approximately 175 square feet in size. Amenities will include a rooftop bar and lounge as well as meeting rooms, a kitchen and dining area and a fitness center.

Moxy Hotel
- Jan 15, 2018

Vertical construction of Theater District’s 24-story Moxy Hotel tower beginning

The 24-story concrete superstructure of the upcoming Moxy Hotel tower at the corner of Stuart and Tremont Streets in the Theater District will begin its’ rise into the Boston skyline in the coming weeks, with the project’s tower crane now in place. The crane will be used to support the superstructure’s construction, and will stand within the tower’s footprint in order to make optimal use of the small downtown project site, where space is limited.

The 346-room Moxy Hotel will be located across from the W Hotel and recently completed AVA Theater District apartments, surrounded by some of Boston’s top nightlife options and minutes from the Financial District, the South End and the Seaport District. At the Moxy Hotel’s summit will be a new rooftop bar overlooking the Boston skyline. The tower’s base will host a new two-story electronic billboard. The following is a photograph of the Moxy Hotel’s new tower crane:

Dan Lebiedz on LinkedIn: "The tower crane was erected...

The tower crane was erected this weekend on our Moxy Hotel project in Boston. This installation took nearly six months of planning and required a t...

Moxy Hotel
- Aug 16, 2017

Drilled shaft installation underway at Moxy Hotel, upcoming 24-story tower in Theater District

Drilled shafts extending nearly 100 feet below grade are now being installed on the future site of the 24-story, 346-room Moxy Hotel tower in the Theater District, strengthening the tower's foundation. Nearly 100-foot-deep holes are now being drilled, after which concrete is being placed within to construct the shafts. The tower's foundation will be completed in the coming months, after which construction of the tower's superstructure will begin. The Moxy Hotel will feature a top-floor rooftop bar overlooking the Boston skyline. A two-story electronic billboard will be integrated into the Moxy Hotel's facade at the corner of Stuart and Tremont Streets. The following is a photograph of construction underway at the Moxy Hotel:

Dan Lebiedz on LinkedIn: "Our partners at Hub Foundations...

Our partners at Hub Foundations have begun the installation of the drilled shafts on our Moxy Hotel project. These shafts extend nearly 100 ft thro...

Moxy Hotel
- Dec 22, 2016

Moxy Hotel tower construction starting in Downtown Crossing, new renderings released

Preparations are now underway at the Moxy Hotel site in Downtown Crossing to start construction of the upcoming 24-story Moxy Hotel tower. Construction is expected to start in earnest in Spring 2017. New renderings of the tower have been released; these renderings are posted above. Expected completion of the Moxy Hotel is in late 2018. Lee Kennedy Company is the project's general contractor.

Moxy Hotel
- Oct 09, 2016

Moxy Hotel groundbreaking anticipated this December, Norwich Partners taking over project

Per an Environmental Notification Form (ENF) submitted to the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, the Moxy Hotel at 240 Tremont Street in Downtown Crossing will break ground in December 2016 with estimated completion in Late 2018; the following is a link to the ENF. Norwich Partners, developer of the Envoy Hotel, will take over the approved project from Abbott Development; the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) will grant Norwich Partners a long-term lease of the 0.13-acre BPDA-owned project site. Abbott Development received approval from the BPDA in July 2015 to construct the 23-story, 346-room Moxy Hotel; the Moxy Hotel is already listed on Norwich Partners’ website. General Contractor Lee Kennedy Company, who also built the Envoy Hotel, will construct the Moxy Hotel. Additional information about the Moxy Hotel can be found above.

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