Callahan Celebrates Topping Off at Hines’ Meriel Marina Bay

Hines and Callahan team up again for multifamily apartments in Quincy, MA


Quincy, MA - (July 07, 2016) – Callahan Construction Managers (Callahan), a Bridgewater-based full-service construction management firm, recently participated in the topping-off ceremony for Meriel Marina Bay, a 352-unit luxury oceanfront apartment community in Quincy’s Marina Bay neighborhood. Initial occupancy is expected in Spring 2017 and the overall construction is expected to be complete by the end of 2017.


Callahan was selected as the project’s construction management firm, following recent successful multifamily projects with Hines, including Fuse Cambridge and Currents on the Charles. Working in collaboration with the architectural team of Elkus Manfredi and Cube 3 Studio, the pair of apartment buildings began construction in July of 2015. During the ceremony, the last piece of steel was raised and placed by Iron Workers Local 7, signifying the completion of the structural steel portion on the second of the two buildings. A major milestone, the finalization of the structural steel will allow for construction of the 163 wood framed apartment units in the South Building above the parking garage to commence.


Conveniently located seven miles south of Boston and accessible to major highways as well as the Red Line via shuttle bus, Meriel Marina Bay marries views of the marina and downtown Boston skyline. Meriel Marina Bay will extend the existing boardwalk by providing approximately 20,000 square feet of retail space including several new restaurants and shops that will complement the existing retail in Marina Bay, as well as offer an improved pedestrian connection to Squantum Point Park. Only minutes from the Quincy River Walk, the property will evoke a peaceful escape from the buzz of the City of Boston without the hassle of a long commute.


“The timely completion of the structural steel portion of the second and final building is a tribute to the team’s work ethic and passion for providing consistent quality service and an understanding of client goals,” says Patrick Callahan, President at Callahan Construction. “We appreciate the opportunity to be involved in the growth of Quincy and look forward to bringing another Hines property to life with Meriel Marina Bay.”


Meriel Marina Bay resident amenities include a state-of-the-art fitness center, a cardio studio, a yoga/group studio, as well as three expansive elevated courtyards – one of which has a resort- style pool.


For a full list of project amenities and additional project information, please visit www.merielmarinabay.com.


For more photos of the ceremony, please visit http://nickersonpr.com/hines-merielmarinabay/.


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About Callahan: Callahan Construction Managers is a full service construction management company that has served the New England and Northeast regions for more than 65 years. As one of the regions oldest family-run construction management firms and one of the largest open shop construction firms in the Northeast, Callahan provides a wide range of preconstruction and construction management services to local, regional, and national clients. Callahan enforces a high quality and innovative approach to all projects, including multi-family residential, senior housing, hospitality, retail, corporate office, life sciences, educational, and other markets. Visit http://callahan-inc.com/ for more information.


About Hines:

Hines is a privately owned global real estate investment firm founded in 1957 with a presence in 182 cities in 20 countries. Hines has $89.1 billion of assets under management, including $42.5 billion for which Hines provides fiduciary investment management services, and $46.6 billion for which Hines provides third-party property-level services. The firm has 109 developments currently underway around the world. Historically, Hines has developed, redeveloped or acquired 1,126 properties, totaling over 351 million square feet. The firm’s current property and asset management portfolio includes 457 properties, representing over 193 million square feet. With extensive experience in investments across the risk spectrum and all property types, and a pioneering commitment to sustainability, Hines is one of the largest and most-respected real estate organizations in the world. Visit www.hines.com for more information.


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