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Dec 03, 2019
Newton City Council Approves Northland's Mixed-Use Project
Last night the Newton City Council approved the 14 building mixed-use project Northland has planned for the 22+ acre site on Needham and Oak Streets. The project will include a total of 800 housing units (140 of which will be affordable), 180,000 square feet of office space and 115,000 square feet of commercial space. Plans also call for 10 acres of open space including 8 new parks plus a mobility hub that will offer free electric shuttle service to the Newton Highlands MBTA Station.
Nov 29, 2019
Glass Facade Ongoing for The Hilton Garden Inn Brookline
Glass facade install is ongoing for the new 11-story Hilton Garden Inn Brookline/Boston. The hotel is set to feature 175 guest rooms plus meeting space, a fitness center, a pool, and a restaurant. A 70-space parking garage will be located across the hotel’s 2nd and 3rd levels.
Nov 25, 2019
Site Clear & Early Stages of Construction Underway at Kenmore Square North
Drilling and scaffolding are now seen at Kenmore Square North located at 660 Beacon Street. When completed, the multi-building project is expected to feature six-story buildings with a mix of office, creative and retail spaces on 650, 652, 654, 658 and 660 Beacon Street.
Nov 15, 2019
BPDA Approves NPC For Seaport Square Block N
On 11/14 the Boston Planning Board approved the notice of project change for The Seaport Square Block N project. Original plans for the building had called for primarily residential use but the updated project will now include around 38,000 square feet of retail/restaurant and 384,000 square feet of office and research and development space.
Nov 12, 2019
Window and Facade Install Underway for The Beat
Windows are going in, and new sections of the brick facade are taking shape at The Beat in Dorchester. The redevelopment of the former Boston Globe headquarters will feature 695,000-square-feet of creative office, lab, and retail space. Amenities on-site will include a fitness center, roof deck, mini-basketball court, and a golf simulator. The project will also include a 100-seat restaurant and craft microbrewery.
As part of the renovation, Eversource is working with the development team at Nordblom to support the installation of energy-efficient infrastructure. High-efficiency rooftop air conditioning units will be used to condition and ventilate the building, and an LED lighting scheme will provide superior lighting quality while consuming minimal energy. The Beat will also include one of Eversource’s largest EV projects, featuring more than 40 spaces equipped with ports for charging electric vehicles. Construction is expected to wrap up this coming spring.
Nov 08, 2019
Work Continues on Assembly Row Block 8
Construction is ongoing for Assembly Row Block 8 in Somerville. Assembly Row Block 8 is a 24-story building featuring 500 new apartments, and approximately 26,000 square feet of restaurant and retail space. Multiple amenities will be located on site for residents, including a 4th floor courtyard with a pool & private patios, a rooftop terrace, almost 300 parking spaces and bike storage.
Oct 23, 2019
Building Permit Pulled for New Construction at Kenmore North
Related Beal has pulled a building permit to kick off construction of the new 8-story building that will be a key piece in the Kenmore North Development. This new building at 535-545 Commonwealth Avenue will feature 165,000 square feet of office space along with ground-floor retail and restaurant space. As part of the project, two buildings at 11-19 Deerfield Street and 642-648 Beacon Street at either end of the portfolio would be modestly improved. while the 4 buildings at 650-660 Beacon Street will be fully renovated.
Sep 29, 2019
CO Issued for Moxy Hotel
A certificate of occupancy has been issued for The Moxy Hotel with first guests expected in early October. The 24-story tower features 346 "micro" guest rooms, each room at the measuring in at around 175 square feet. Amenities at the Moxy include a rooftop bar and lounge as well as meeting rooms, a kitchen and dining area and a fitness center.
Sep 16, 2019
Demo Nearly Complete for Kenmore North
Demolition of the three buildings at the corner of Commonwealth Avenue and Deerfield Street in Kenmore square is nearly complete to make way for the new 8-story 165,000 square foot office building as part of the Kenmore North project. Along with this new office space, the new construction building will also include ground-floor retail/restaurant space. Elsewhere on the site, 4 buildings along Beacon Street including 660 Beacon, home of the Citgo Sign will be fully renovated and feature a mix of office, creative workspace, and ground-floor retail.
Sep 12, 2019
NPC Filed for Seaport Square Block N
WS Development has filed a notice of project change for Seaport Square Block N, at 350 Summer Street. The NPC calls for a change of use from a primarly residential building to office/lab space. Original plans included 72,000 square feet of retail/restaurant space and 350,000 square feet of residential while the NPC proposes a reduced 38,000 square feet of retail/restaurant and around 384,000 square feet of office and research and development space.
Sep 10, 2019
Mark Development Scales Back Riverside Proposal
Mark Development has scaled back their plans for the mixed-use development at the Riverside MBTA Station. Updated plans call for a total of around 1.2M square feet with residential units being reduced from 675 to 526. The tallest tower planned for the site at 18 stories has also been removed from the proposal. The new hotel planned remains along with restaurant retail space and over 500,000 square feet of office space.
Aug 28, 2019
Fire Alarm Permit Issued for Moxy Hotel
With expected opening just around the corner, the permit for the fire alarm system at the Moxy Hotel in Downtown has been pulled. The $800K permit covers the install of alarms throughout the 346 guest rooms and the amenity spaces within the 24-story tower.
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