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Aug 02, 2019
Electrical Permit Pulled for Dorchester Charter School
An electrical permit has been pulled for the Conservatory Lab Charter School coming to Columbia Road in Dorchester. The new 43,5000 square foot school building will serve as a permanent location for its Elementary and Upper School. Along with classroom space, the school will also include a courtyard, a centralized dining commons, a gymnasium, a media library, and a visual arts studio.
Jul 31, 2019
First Residents Take Occupancy at Avalon Norwood as Construction Continues on Later Stages of the Project
The first units at Avalon Norwood are complete while framing and window install continues on later stages of the project. The development will include nearly 200 apartments just a few blocks from the commuter rail. Units are currently priced starting at $2010 for one bedrooms up through $2900 for three bedroom homes. Community amenities include a pool with sundeck, fitness studio, and resident lounge with entertaining kitchen. The development replaces under-utilized and deteriorating turn of the century printing and industrial buildings with a mix of townhouses, apartments, and lofts.
Jul 19, 2019
King/Open School in Cambridge Nearly Complete: Opening This Fall
Final touches are underway for the King/Open School in Cambridge with students and teachers expected to occupy the new building this fall. The 233,000 square foot project will include an elementary school, middle school, preschool, after school, public school administration, public library branch, community pool, and over an acre of open space. New bike lanes and bus lanes are also being added around the site.
Jun 25, 2019
Window and Facade Work Continues at Parcel K: Residential Building Gets a Name
Construction continues on the Seaport's Parcel K with both the hotel and residential buildings set to open in Spring 2020. Ora Seaport, the residential building in the project, will include 304 luxury apartments. Units will range in size from studios up to 3 bedrooms, many featuring private terraces. Resident amenities will include a rooftop pool, Skydeck, gym & wellness studio, cafe/coffee bar, and concierge service.
Next to Ora will be the Hyatt Place Hotel, featuring 294 guest rooms. The hotel is expected to open in March of 2020 and will be the first Hyatt product in the Seaport district. Hotel amenities will include 6,500 square feet of retail restaurant space, a lobby bar, outdoor patio, top floor pool, top floor fitness center, and rooftop deck.
Rounding out the Parcel K project will be around 12,000 square feet of office space and 18,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space. A one-level underground parking garage will have the capacity for approximately 450 cars.
May 17, 2019
NPC Approved for 15-19 Congress
The Notice of Project change for 15-19 Congress Street, part of the Congress Square development has been approved by the BPDA. The approval calls for approximately 116 hotel guestrooms instead of 35 condominiums. Retail space will continue to be included on the ground floor and there is virtually no change to the structure and massing of the building.
Apr 29, 2019
Exterior Work Progressing Quickly at Parcel K
The mixed-use hotel and rental project on the Seaport's Parcel K are rapidly moving forward with window and exterior install ongoing. The project will include a 304 unit rental building and a 12-story Hyatt Place hotel with 294 rooms. The hotel has been designed to reflect the nautical history of its location with a refined sense of style and is set to open in March 2020. The apartment building will feature a rooftop pool, clubroom, and a terrace. A one-level underground parking garage on the site will have space for 420 cars.
Apr 26, 2019
Cambridge's New King Open and Cambridge Upper Schools Taking Shape
Construction of the new King Open and Cambridge Upper Schools complex is moving to interior finishing as the exteriors of the buildings are nearly complete. The new complex will feature a JK-5 Program, an Upper School Program, Community School and Afterschool programs, all within an anticipated Net Zero design. Along with the school buildings the project also features new space for the Valente Branch Library and Gold Star Pool. The anticipated school opening is this September.
Mar 20, 2019
Dorchester Charter School Receives $27 Million in Construction Financing
The upcoming Conservatory Lab Charter School in Dorchester, MA has received $27,038,292 in construction financing via Civic Builders and the Conservatory Lab Charter School Foundation, inc.
The approved project will construct a three-story, 43,500-square-foot school building at 395 Columbia Road in Dorchester. The building would serve as a permanent location for its Elementary and Upper School (approximately 275 students in grades 3-8), currently located nearby in Dorchester.
Mar 06, 2019
Building Permit Granted for Conservatory Lab Charter School
A building permit has been granted for the Conservatory Lab Charter School project in Dorchester.
The project calls to construct a three-story, 43,500-square-foot school building at 395 Columbia Road in Dorchester. The building would serve as a permanent location for its Elementary and Upper School (approximately 275 students in grades 3-8), currently located nearby in Dorchester.
Feb 15, 2019
270 Unit Project Approved in East Boston
The Boston Planning Board has approved the 270 unit residential project at 144 Addison Street in East Boston. The approval comes after the development site was bought by Gate Residential for $10M last November. 144 Addison Street will feature 2 new buildings to include 270 apartments and parking for 179 cars. Units will range in size from studios to two bedrooms. The project is located just a few blocks from East Boston's Constitution Beach.
Feb 12, 2019
Framing Nearly Complete for Parcel K as Exterior Work Kicks Off
Structural framing for the upcoming mixed-use project at Parcel K in the Seaport is nearly complete and exterior work has started. The 500,000 square foot project is comprised of two buildings, both 12 stories, one a Hyatt Place hotel, the other a rental project. The hotel will feature 294 rooms while the rental building will include 304 apartments. The buildings will also contain around 12,000 square feet of office space and approximately 18,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space. A one-level underground parking garage will have the capacity for approximately 450 cars.
Construction is expected to be complete in Spring 2020.
Feb 04, 2019
Project Change Filed for 15-19 Congress Street
Hemisphere Development has submitted an NPC to change the project of 15 Congress Street from 35 condo units to a 116 room hotel. A five-story addition originally proposed is still in the plans and retail and restaurant space will also remain in place on the ground floor.
15-19 Congress Street is part of the Congress Square redevelopment that will help to transform Quaker Lane from a forgotten service way into a pedestrian-friendly, European-style arcade, with cafes and outdoor seating.
Aug 09, 2018
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