WinnCompanies is a fast-growing, award-winning national housing development and property management company with more than 2,600 team members working in 23 states. Our three business units – WinnDevelopment, WinnResidential and WinnMilitary – acquire, develop and manage affordable, mixed-income, market-rate and military housing. We are the largest manager of affordable and military housing in the United States, and the fifth largest multifamily management company. We lead the nation in the adaptive reuse of historic buildings for mixed income housing. Founded in 1971, our national headquarters is in Boston and we maintain regional offices in New York, Washington, D.C., Nashville, Atlanta and Fresno, among others. WinnCompanies is committed to enhancing the quality of life in the communities where we work and live. We fund scholarship for residents pursuing college degrees; host community service and volunteer activities; and, support numerous charities. We also embrace environmentally responsible decisions in all of our work. We’re known in the industry as a national leader in green development, sustainability and renewable energy.
Aug 20, 2019
Windows In Place and Facade Going Up for Veteran's Housing in Brighton
Windows are in place and work is beginning on the facade of the Brighton Marine project along Commonwealth Avenue. The 6-story building will feature 100 units, a mix of studios through three bedrooms, all will be leased with a preference for veterans. Community amenities will include a fitness center, community room, and media room. Occupancy is expected in late 2019.
Aug 20, 2019
Demo Wrapping up at 125 Sumner St. in East Boston
Demo of the Clippership Apartments originally built in 1974 is wrapping up to make way for a new mixed-income apartment and condo project. The upcoming 2 building development will feature 22 affordable rentals and 30 mixed-income condos. Apartments will include 3 and 4-bedrooms, and condos will include studio, one-, two- and three bedrooms. The project will also include 3,400 square feet of retail space along with surface parking for 19 cars.
Jun 12, 2019
Wood Framing Complete for Brighton Marine
Wood Framing is complete for the upcoming veteran's housing development along Commonwealth Avenue in Brighton. The project will include 100 apartments, a mix of studios through three bedrooms along with as well as 5,650 square feet of common amenity space. 11 units will be reserved for formerly homeless veterans.
Mar 08, 2019
Structure Beginning to Take Shape for Veteran's Housing in Brighton
Brighton Marine, located just off Commonwealth Avenue, is beginning to take shape. The project will include 102 mixed-income apartments for veterans. The development will combine a new six-story building with a renovated historic structure with units ranging in size from studios through three bedrooms. Brighton Marine will also feature common amenity space for residents.
Mar 06, 2019
Building Permit Issued for East Boston Development
A building permit has been issued for the development project at 125 Sumner Street in East Boston.
The approved mixed-income, a transit-oriented mixed-use development which will replace the East Boston Waterfront's aging 1.1-acre, 20-unit Clippership Apartments public housing development with 52 new residences. Two new 3-story wood-framed buildings will be constructed; one building will contain approximately 22 affordable rental apartment residences, and the other will contain 30 mixed-income condominium residences.
Apartments will include 3 and 4-bedrooms, and condominiums will include studio, one-, two- and three bedrooms. 14 condominiums will be designated affordable.
Dec 12, 2018
Foundation Work Underway for Veteran's Housing in Brighton
Foundation work is ongoing for the upcoming 100 rental unit building along Commonwealth Avenue on the Brighton Marine Health Center Campus. The project will include a mix of studios through three bedrooms, all will be leased with a preference for veterans including 11 units reserved for formerly homeless vets. The building will also include over 5,000sf of amenity space and parking for 87 cars.
Construction is expected to be complete in Summer 2019.
Oct 11, 2018
Big Night Entertainment Group Confirms Restaurant and Nightclub
Back in March BLDUP reported that a lease had been signed by Big Night Entertainment Group for 15,236 square feet in the Promenade area of Encore Boston Harbor casino and hotel. The New England based entertainment group has formally announced plans for the space within the $2.5 billion casino this week.
The group said that the restaurant will be called Mystique, and the nightclub will be called Memoire. The restaurant will feature an Asian-fusion menu and will seat more than 530, including a 94-seat lounge with wraparound bar. The nightclub will overlook the resort’s casino floor and will accommodate up to 600 people.
Encore Boston Harbor is set to open in June 2019.
Oct 01, 2018
The Watson in Quincy Nearing Completion
Crews are wrapping up finishing at The Watson in Quincy as the development plans to welcome its first residents on November 1st. The 140-unit mixed-income building will feature studio, one and two-bedroom units. Resident amenities will include a fitness center and community room. The project is located just 8 miles from Boston, near the MBTA Redline as well as a short drive from Quincy Center.
Aug 03, 2018
WinnCompanies Refinance Cambridge Apartment PropertyWinnCompanies have refinanced the Walden Square Apartment Complex in Cambridge for $22.138 million via Mass Housing.The property features a 6 building 250,389 square-foot apartment complex that was built in 1975. The building is comprised of 240 apartments that range from 1 to 5 bedrooms.
Jun 21, 2018
Ground Breaking Held for Brighton Marine ResidencesEarlier this week Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and Governor Charlier Baker helped break ground for the upcoming Brighton Marine Residences. This project will create just over 100 units of affordable housing for veterans in the Boston area.The six story building positioned along Commonwealth Avenue, with easy access to the MBTA Green Line, is expected to be completed by Fall 2019.
Jun 12, 2018
Exterior Finishing Underway at The WatsonExterior finishing underway at The Watson in Quincy, MA. Installation of the building’s exterior facade is well underway. Metal exterior finish panels have been partially installed along the exterior of the building. Window installation is complete as well as weatherproofing of the structure.The 140-unit mixed-income apartment community is expected to open in 2018 in Quincy. It will feature eight studio, 85 one-bedroom, and 47 two-bedroom units. 26 units will be offered at market rate, 86 will be offered to households earning 110% of area median income (AMI) and 28 will be offered to households earning 50% of AMI.
Feb 16, 2018
Financing secured for 102-unit Brighton apartment development
A 102-unit apartment development in Brighton that will be aimed towards veterans has secured financing and is expected to break ground this Spring. The $43 million building, developed by Brighton Marine Health Center and WinnCompanies, will open by Fall 2019 and include 11 apartments reserved for homeless veterans. Residents will have easy access to Brighton Marine’s existing medical and social services campus, which will remain on site. Financing partners for the development include Bank of America, Boston Community Capital, the City of Boston and the State of Massachusetts.
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