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Jan 31, 2020
$1.75M Permit Pulled for Restaurant Fit-Out at Pier 4
Cafco has pulled a permit valued at $1.755M for the fit-out of the restaurant space at Pier 4 on Boston's Waterfront. The work calls for finishes to the dining space plus HVAC, electrical and plumbing. The restaurant will sit on the ground floor of the 9-story condo project, with 106 luxury homes above.
Dec 16, 2019
$3.8M Permit Pulled for Reno to Upcoming Grub St. Space at 50 Liberty
A permit for interior renovations has been pulled for the 1st and 2nd floors of 50 Liberty Street in the Seaport. The $3.8M permit will include new finishes, HVAC, electrical, and fire alarm systems to the space that will be the future home of the Grub Street Narrative Arts Center. The 13,000+ square foot space will include a bookstore, cafe, community space for writers, a podcast studio, and more classrooms for GrubStreet’s. The Narrative Arts Center is expected to open in late winter/early spring 2020.
Mar 14, 2019
Interior Finishing Wrapping up for Pier 4 Luxury Condos
With completion expected this spring interior finishing is wrapping up for the 106 luxury condo homes at Pier 4 Phase II. Each waterfront residence features an expansive private balcony with direct water views along with custom designer finishes. Resident amenities will include white-glove concierge service, fitness center, resident lounge, and golf simulation room. A farm to table restaurant from notable culinary mind Kristin Canty will be located on the first floor of the project.
Feb 13, 2019
The Harlo Trades for $150 Million
The Harlo, located in the Fenway neighborhood of Boston has been acquired by Invesco Real Estate for $150,025,000.
New 17-story mixed-use building featuring 212 luxurious apartment residences and approximately 7,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space with premium dining options including Tatte Bakery, Oath Pizza and Cava Mediterranean Grill. Residences at The Harlo range from studios to three-bedrooms and feature elegant finishes including exposed concrete ceilings; quartz countertops; hardwood floors; oversized windows; and panoramic views of Fenway Park, the Charles River, and Downtown Boston. Select residences feature loft floor plans, as well as private terraces.
Jan 08, 2019
Pier 4 Refinanced for $230.4 Million
The property at 130-140 Northern Avenue in Boston's Seaport District has been refinanced for $230.4 million via American General Life Insurance, Variable Annuity Life Insurance, and National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh.
Tishman Speyer's $500 million Pier 4 development project overlooking Boston Harbor features two buildings. A 13-story office building containing 353,000 square feet of office space with 20,000 square feet of ground-floor retail that was sold to Commonwealth Partners in August 2018. The nine-story residential building containing 106 luxurious one-to-four-bedroom condominiums with 17,000 square feet of ground-floor retail is still under construction. A total of 37,000 square feet of ground-floor retail will be located at Pier 4. Both buildings will feature rooftop terraces and state-of-the-art amenities. Pier 4 will include a one-acre public waterfront park. A two-level underground parking garage will be located on site.
Oct 11, 2018
Construction Continues on Pier 4 Luxury Condos
Construction continues on the upcoming luxury condos at Pier 4 in Boston's Seaport. The 9 story building will feature 106 residences and 17,000 square feet of ground-floor retail. Resident amenities will include an exclusive residents club, an outdoor terrace with a fire pit, and state of the art fitness center.Units are on sale now with an expected opening in early 2019.
Aug 17, 2018
Work Continues on Pier 4 Condos: Expected Opening Early 2019
Work continues on the condominium building at the Pier 4 development in the Seaport. The 9 story building will feature 106 luxury condos ranging from 1 to 4 bedrooms all with their own private outdoor space. The ground floor of the project will house a 140 seat farm-to-table restaurant.Pre-sale has already kicked off with expected completion in the 1st quarter of 2019.
Jun 08, 2018
The Harlo is One of Boston's BestThe Harlo, a new 17-story mixed-use building featuring 212 luxurious apartment residences and approximately 7,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space with premium dining options remains one of the hottest apartment buildings in the city.An ideal Fenway location, an absurd amount of amenities, and reasonable rental rates make this multi-family dwelling one of the most sought-after in Boston. Apartments start at around $2,500 a month and increasingly grow more expensive relative to square-footage.With Multiple private outdoor spaces at The Harlo, including a yoga terrace; a fifth-floor outdoor terrace featuring cabanas, a fire pit and grills; and a top-level skydeck it makes sense that Bostonians are eagerly looking to call 1350 Boylston Street home.The Harlo opened this past fall (2017) and the project remained on schedule using Touchplan, a construction software that allows developers to plan, implement, and monitor projects in their entirety. The innovative software gives developers the ability to see the full spectrum of their project down to every last detail. Touchplan has let developers keep their projects on or ahead of time leading to lower costs and more efficient construction.
Apr 12, 2018
Construction Complete at 50 LibertyConstruction of the luxury condo building on Fan Pier is now complete. 50 Liberty features breathtaking views of Boston Harbor and the Downtown Boston skyline. Residents are situated at the heart of Boston's most innovative neighborhood, the Seaport District, steps to multiple dining and entertainment options. Residential amenities include top luxury finishes, floor-to-ceiling glass window walls, warm wood floors and high ceilings throughout. Building amenities will include a private waterfront club room, a boardroom for meetings, a private gym, 24-hour concierge service and underground garage parking. Luxury condominiums at 50 Liberty are now on sale. Visit 50Liberty.com for more information.
Feb 04, 2018
Tatte Bakery & Café to open at Pier 4 in Seaport District
Local bakery and cafe Tatte will open its’ next location at the $500 million Pier 4 waterfront mixed-use development in the Seaport District. Tatte’s new location will be located on the ground floor of Pier 4’s 13-story office building, which will include tenants such as Boston Consulting Group and Cengage, and will be over 3,600 square feet in size. Tatte recently opened its’ seventh location on the ground floor of The Harlo, a newly opened 17-story luxury apartment tower in the Fenway, and its’ eighth location on the ground floor of the 399 Boylston Street office building in the Back Bay.
“Pier 4’s unbeatable location was a natural fit for us, and we look forward to opening our Seaport location in what will be a slice of green heaven on the water in the Seaport,” said Tatte founder Tzurit Or in a prepared statement. “I’ve watched the Seaport and Fort Point neighborhoods evolve into one of Boston’s most visited culinary destinations, and the Tatte team is thrilled to share a home base with some of the area’s top chefs.” Pier 4 will also be home to the Seaport District’s first farm-to-table restaurant, which is expected to open in 2019 and will be located on the ground floor of Pier 4’s nine-story waterfront condominium building. The restaurant will be operated by Kristin Canty, owner of organic, farm-to-table Concord, MA restaurant Woods Hill Table.
Pier 4 will feature a total of 37,000 square feet of restaurant and retail space, along with 353,000 square feet of office space, 106 luxury condominium residences, a new public Harborwalk and a one-acre waterfront park. The development is expected to open later this year. The Pier 4 office tower is fully glassed in, and installation of interior utilities and finishes is underway. The concrete superstructure of the condominium building has topped off, and the construction team has begun weatherproofing the exterior facade. The following is a photograph of Pier 4:
Jan 04, 2018
Cengage to relocate headquarters to nearly fully leased Pier 4 office building in Seaport District
Global education and technology company Cengage will relocate its’ headquarters to 117,000 square feet at Pier 4, a mixed-use Seaport District development overlooking Boston Harbor opening this Fall. Cengage’s office will be located across the second through sixth floors of Pier 4’s 13-story, 373,000-square-foot office building, with a private outdoor terrace on the fourth floor.
Cengage, who is currently located in Fort Point’s Channel Center, has leased its’ new space for 10 years and will move its’ 500 Boston-based employees to Pier 4 this Fall. The company is the United States’ largest provider of higher education teaching and learning materials, and is currently seeking to hire nearly 100 people to sustain its’ rapid transformation from a print company to a fully digital company. “Cengage has experienced significant growth since moving our headquarters to Boston in 2014,” said Cengage Chief Technology Officer George Moore in a prepared statement. “The region’s pool of the best and brightest tech talent has enabled our company to embrace new innovations that support students. The amenities, dynamic nature of the [Seaport] neighborhood and unobstructed views of the Boston Harbor will fuel our momentum, while inspiring current and future employees to think big, embrace the unknown and accelerate new ways of learning.”
With Cengage’s lease, the Pier 4 office building is nearly fully leased. The building will be anchored by Boston Consulting Group, who will open a new 202,000-square-foot headquarters across the top seven floors. In total, the building features 353,000 square feet of office space and 20,000 square feet of retail. Amenities will include a state-of-the art fitness center, bicycle storage and three levels of parking, with a new public Harborwalk and one-acre waterfront park. The $500 million Pier 4 will also feature a nine-story condominium building with 106 residences now on sale and 17,000 square feet of ground-floor retail.
Dec 28, 2017
The Harlo new-construction luxury apartment tower now open in Fenway
The Harlo, a new-construction luxury apartment tower located in the heart of the Fenway neighborhood, has opened to residents. The building features 212 studio to three-bedroom apartments, with amenities including a top-level sky deck with sweeping views; a fifth-floor terrace with barbecue stations, canopies and a fire pit; intimate lounges and co-working and fitness spaces. The Harlo's facade is distinctively multifaceted, with a unique blend of red, yellow, brown and black exterior finish panels meshed with floor-to-ceiling windows. On The Harlo’s ground floor, Tatte Bakery and Oath Pizza are now open, and Cava Mediterranean Grill will open in early 2018. The following are photographs of The Harlo:
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