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Jun 19, 2019
Tower Crane in Place for Garden Garage
A tower crane is now in place at the Garden Garage site as blasting continues for ledge removal and concrete footings are being put in place. The Equity Residential project is set to feature 469 residential units in the 44 story tower. Under the tower will be a new parking garage to hold around 830 spaces. Construction is set to run through late 2021.
Jun 14, 2019
Framing Begins for The Quinn, 370-380 Harrison Ave.
Framing has kicked off for Related Beal's 370-380 Harrison Avenue project now dubbed The Quinn (after the Quinzani's Bakery formerly on the site). The 14-story building will contain 273 residential units, including 172 rental apartments and 101 condominiums, and 8,500 square feet of ground-floor retail. Condos will range in size from studios through 4 bedrooms. Three levels of parking under the building will have space for 180 cars.
Jun 10, 2019
Facade Install Nearly Complete for 249 Third St. in Kendall Square
Facade install is nearly complete for the new 5-story apartment building at 249 Third Street in Kendall Square. The project will include 84 apartments and 1,540 square feet of ground-floor retail. Apartments will range from studios to three-bedrooms including 28 studios, 46 one bedrooms, 8 two-bedrooms, and 2 three-bedrooms. Resident amenities will include a private roof deck and landscaped courtyard. Construction is expected to be complete later this summer.
Jun 10, 2019
Exterior Work Nearly Complete for 250 North St. in Cambridge Crossing
Exterior work is nearly complete for 250 North Street, future home of Philips North America in Cambridge Crossing. The 430,000 square foot lab and office building will also include 17,000 square feet of ground-floor retail, 3 levels of underground parking and a bike room with lockers and shower facilities. Construction is expected to wrap up in the first quarter of 2020.
Jun 06, 2019
Shell Nearly Complete for 900 Winter Street in Waltham
Construction continues on the upcoming 220,0000 square foot lab and office facility, leased to Alkermes to expand its R&D facilities in Waltham. The new building will be an on-campus expansion of Alkermes’ current facility within Reservoir Woods at 852 Winter Street. Construction is expected to wrap up next year.
Jun 03, 2019
Emery Flats In Woburn Now Leasing: Expected First Occupancy in July
Leasing has kicked off for the 200 unit Emery Flats in Woburn with construction nearly complete on the first building in the development. Residences range in size from studios renting for $1950 to 3 bedrooms at $3600 per month with first units expected to be available around July 15th. The second building in the project should be complete sometime in September. Resident amenities at Emery Flats will include an outdoor pool, fitness center, rooftop lounge, and co-working area.
May 13, 2019
Construction Continues for MIT's New Residence Hall
Structural steel framing is ongoing for MIT's upcoming Vassar Street Residence Hall. The project will add 450 new dormitory beds. Rooms will be arranged in clusters of 35 students in a mix of singles and doubles with shared open spaces. Outside the building, a tree-filled entry courtyard and a plaza area will provide green space and gathering opportunities. Target completion date is Fall 2020.
May 01, 2019
Crews Prep Garden Garage Site for Ledge Removal
Crews continue work on the install of temporary bracing and soil removal at the site of the former Garden Garage. Ledge removal is expected to start within the coming days. The upcoming 44-story tower is set to include 469 apartments along with 2,300 square feet of ground-floor retail The development will also include around 20,000 square feet of common resident amenities and an underground parking garage to hold 830 cars. Construction is expected to wrap up in the 4th quarter of 2021.
Apr 29, 2019
Work Begins on Concrete Core for 370-380 Harrison Avenue
The three levels of parking under 370-380 Harrison are nearing completion and work is starting on the concrete core of the project. The new building will feature a total of 273 units, 172 rentals & 101 condos. The project will bring renewed vitality to a former vacant factory site, connecting the emergent New York Streets neighborhood and the South End. At the base of the building will be a tree-lined streetscape and 8,500 square feet of retail space. Construction is expected to be complete in 2020.
Mar 11, 2019
Construction Ongoing for 200 Unit Project in Woburn
Interior and exterior work are ongoing for the two building project, Emery Flats just north of Boston in Woburn. The development will feature 200 apartments, a mix of studio, one, two, and three bedrooms. Building amenities will include a fitness center, rooftop lounge, game space, co-working area, a clubroom with a full kitchen and an outdoor swimming pool. First units are expected to welcome residents in early summer.
Feb 26, 2019
Facade Work Begins for 249 Third Street in Kendall Square
With structural framing complete, brick facade install is starting at 249 Third Street just outside Kendall Square. This new building is set to include 84 apartments, a mix of studios through three bedrooms. Resident amenities will include a private roof deck along with a fitness center and yoga room.Construction is set to be complete in late summer.
Feb 25, 2019
Framing Ongoing for MIT's Upcoming Undergraduate Dorm
Framing is well underway for MIT's upcoming undergraduate dorm along Vassar Street just a few blocks from Central Square in Cambridge. The 155,000 square foot project will feature 450 new student beds along with a dining hall and varied community spaces. Outside the building, new community and private green space will be created. Construction is set to be complete in Fall 2020.
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