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Mar 12, 2020
NPC Approved for 55 India
The BPDA has approved the notice of project change submitted in January for 55 India. The change cuts the total number of units from 44 to 29 while maintaining similar building size/height. The third floor of the building would now include 5 affordable live workspaces. On the upper floors plans now call for larger units including 22 two-bedrooms and 2 three-bedroom duplex, penthouse residences. The ground floor will include a restaurant space with large outdoor seating area.
Jan 10, 2020
NPC Filed for 55 India Street
A notice of project change has been filed for 55 India Street. The change cuts the number of units from 44 to 29 total while maintaining similar building size/height. The third floor of the building would now include 5 affordable live workspaces. On the upper floors plans now call for larger units including 22 two-bedrooms and 2 three-bedroom duplex, penthouse residences.
Dec 04, 2019
Permit Pulled for Test Borings at 55 India
A permit has been pulled to run a series of test borings for the project to be located at 55 India Street. Approved plans for the site call for a 12-story mixed-use building to feature 44 residential units and 4,000 square feet of ground-floor commercial space. 55 India Street was acquired by Boston Residential Group for $8.2 million last month.
Nov 14, 2019
Financial District Property Acquired for $8.2 Million
55 India Street has been acquired by Boston Residential Group for $8.2 million.
55 India is a proposed mixed-use development located by the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway. The 67,000 square foot project would consist of 44 residential units with 4,000 square feet of ground-floor commercial space.
Jul 20, 2017
Bell Partners acquires new Olmsted Place apartments in Jamaica Plain for $103.25 million
Residential real estate developer and investor Bell Partners has acquired the 196-unit Olmsted Place luxury apartments in Jamaica Plain, which opened in Fall 2015, from developers Boston Residential Group (BRG) and Carlyle Realty for $103.25 million in cash. The sale amounts to $526,785.71 per apartment. Olmsted Place overlooks the scenic, Frederick Law Olmsted-designed Emerald Necklace parklands and features desirable amenities including an outdoor pool deck, a tree-lined terrace, a fitness center and a resident lounge. BRG and Carlyle acquired the Olmsted Place site, located at 161 South Huntington Avenue, for $10,127,857 in December 2013 and proceeded to develop the $84 million Olmsted Place apartment community. A 55,000-square-foot complex home to The Home for Little Wanderers formerly stood on the site. Olmsted Place is located steps from the MBTA Green Line and the Longwood Medical Area, a short drive or train ride to Downtown Boston.
Nov 15, 2016
Oak + Rowan, latest Fort Point restaurant, opens at 319 A Street
Oak + Rowan, a new pasta, seafood, and meat restaurant, has opened on the ground floor of the recently completed 319 A Street luxury condominium building in Fort Point. In tune with the 319 A Street building’s rich history, Oak + Rowan features a rustic brick-and-beam atmosphere graced with sleek modern furnishings and amenities. The restaurant features unique historic details including a private dining area constructed within a former elevator shaft complete with the original sliding elevator door. Visit oakandrowan.com for more information; the following is an Oak + Rowan feature by Eater Boston. The following are photographs of Oak + Rowan, courtesy Rachel Leah Blumenthal for Eater Boston:
Oct 02, 2016
319 A Street closings underway, one unit left for sale
Sales of 37 of 319 A Street’s 48 luxury condominiums have closed to date. 47 condominiums (98% of total) are sold or under agreement, with one studio condominium remaining for sale. Units at 319 A Street to date have closed for an average of $1,200 per square foot. Closing prices range from $499,000 for a 456 square foot studio to $2.787 million for a 2,099 square foot three-bedroom/three-bathroom unit, with a median closing price of $595,000 for a 572 square foot studio. At least two sold units represent the combination of multiple units; 319 A Street was originally planned to contain studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom units.
At least 15 units at 319 A Street have been listed for rent by their new owners per Zillow, with rents ranging from $2,400/month for a 470 square foot studio to $3,890/month for a 1,058 square foot two-bedroom/two-bathroom unit. 319 A Street’s ground-floor restaurant, Oak + Rowan, is expected to open this month per Eater Boston. The following are interior photographs of a completed unit and the roof deck at 319 A Street, courtesy property manager Luxury Residential Group, LLC:
Sep 09, 2016
Boston Residential Group refinances 750,000 square foot mixed-use Church Park Apartments in Back Bay for $265 million
In an official press release, developer Boston Residential Group announced Wednesday that it has refinanced Church Park Apartments, a 705,000 square foot mixed-use building located in Back Bay, for $265 million. The deal includes a loan from AIG and mezzanine debt from JP Morgan Asset Management, replacing debt financing from Freddie Mac. “We were pleased at the strong interest the debt market showed in this asset, originally developed 45 years ago, and we appreciate the confidence AIG and JP Morgan have placed in our management team. This transaction is a big win for the partnership,” said Curtis R. Kemeny, President and CEO of Boston Residential Group. Additional information about Church Park Apartments can be found above.
May 01, 2016
319 A Street's historic exterior restored as summer 2016 opening nears319 A Street's historic exterior has been restored as the building's summer 2016 opening nears. New windows have been installed along the building's facade. These windows have been expertly designed to meet historic specifications, restoring 319 A Street to its original glory.319 A Street facade with new windows319 A Street facade with new windows319 A Street was originally a leather warehouse for the Kistler Leather Company. The building later housed P. Pastene & Company, a food importer and retailer. The alley adjacent to 319 A Street is known as Pastene Alley to this day.Historic photograph of 319 A Street as P. Pastene & Company
Work is moving forward on 319 A Street's rooftop terrace. Steel framing has been erected for elevator and stair access to the roof.
Steel framing for 319 A Street roof elevator and stair accessInterior work continues on 319 A Street's 48 luxurious condominiums and on the Oak + Rowan restaurant in the building's ground floor retail space. 319 A Street's newly restored exterior is a prominent feature along A Street.
319 A Street facade as seen from vicinity of Necco CourtMore information about 319 A Street is posted below.
Nov 02, 2015
Olmsted Place opened yesterday, November 1st, 2015, to new residents. The following are photographs of Olmsted Place taken on opening day:
Oct 16, 2015
Interior demolition moving forward at 319 A StreetThank you to general contractor Lee Kennedy Company for giving us an inside look at progress on 319 A Street! Renovation and restoration of the historic warehouse into 48 luxurious condominiums is progressing swiftly, on target for summer 2016 completion.Interior demolition is well underway. We were impressed by the abundance of natural lighting in 319 A Street's interior spaces!Interior demolition on 319 A Street fifth floorInterior demolition on 319 A Street fifth floorInterior demolition on 319 A Street fifth floor
Interior demolition on 319 A Street first floorThe construction team will soon remove 319 A Street's windows and thoroughly restore the historic facade. Scaffolding has been partially installed surrounding the building.319 A Street scaffolding seen from Summer Street319 A Street scaffolding seen from Melcher Street319 A Street's new windows will be crafted to meet the building's historic specifications. Condominiums at 319 A Street will feature unique views of the Fort Point neighborhood streetscape.View of 319 A Street from vicinity of Necco Street
View from 319 A Street fifth floor towards Channel CenterLee Kennedy Company has established a field office in 319 A Street's future retail space, which will be home to restaurant Oak + Rowan.Entrance to Lee Kennedy Company field officeLee Kennedy Company field office interior
Oct 06, 2015
Work begins at 319 A StreetInterior demolition work is starting at 319 A Street. Demolition is taking place in 319 A Street's future retail space, which will house a new restaurant, Oak + Rowan.Demo! Sawdust makes us happy. #fortpoint #CRGthird #restaurantopening pic.twitter.com/ub3yPXalMA— Oak + Rowan (@OakandRowan) September 22, 2015Fencing has been installed surrounding 319 A Street, and construction boom lifts have been parked on site. The construction team is preparing to remove and replace 319 A Street's windows.Fencing and construction boom lifts along Pastene AlleyWork starting on removal of windowsNew marketing banners have been hung along 319 A Street's historic facade.319 A Street facade with new marketing banners319 A Street facade with new marketing bannersDeveloper Boston Residential Group and investment partner Broder Properties closed on the acquisition of 319 A Street on June 24th, 2014 for $12.5 million as recorded in the Suffolk County Registry of Deeds. 319 A Street's seller was a partnership of Synergy Investments and Divco West. The following is the deed for the sale of 319 A Street:
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