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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 25, 2019
Foundation Work Continues for Winthrop Center
Foundation work continues at Winthrop Center, set to be the largest Passive House office building in the world. The 53-story tower is designed to surpass LEED Platinum status. Along with a leading-edge building envelope, the project team is working with Eversource to maximize energy efficiency. Eversource is advising on the optimization of the chiller and boiler plants and is also providing incentives to support the highly efficient envelope, lighting, and HVAC equipment. In addition to the customer incentives, Eversource will also provide design team incentives to support the advanced design practices associated with this project.
Other best in class features of the Winthrop Center office component will include a Passive House ventilation system that will provide higher levels of fresh air, shown to enhance creativity and productivity. The tower will also be wired platinum, offering the best in digital infrastructure. Tenants of the 750,000 square feet of office space will also have access to The Collective, a 35,000 square foot club that features a fitness center, game room, coworking space, and coffee bar. Atop the office space, Winthrop Center will also feature around 500 luxury condo homes. Construction is expected to last through the first quarter of 2022.
Nov 21, 2019
$2.8M Interior Reno Permit Pulled for 711 Atlantic Ave.
A permit has been pulled for interior renovations to floors 1, 3 & 4 at 711 Atlantic Avenue. The permit calls for new finishes, millwork, and MEP's and is valued at $2.8M. The 99,200 square foot office property was acquired by Asset Preservation, Inc. for $68.5 million in May 2019.
Nov 15, 2019
NPC Approved for Winthrop Center
A notice of project change filed last month for Winthrop Center was approved by the BPDA on 11/14. The changes include the reduction of residential units from around 500 to 387 with an increase in office space from 750,000 square feet to 772,422. While the height of the tower will not change the total square footage has also been reduced from 1,650,000 to approximately 1,545,021. Finally, one level of underground parking has also been eliminated, cutting about 50 spaces from the total.
Nov 14, 2019
NPC Filed for Innovation Point
With construction wrapping up on the renovations to the historic buildings at 5 Necco Court, Alexandria Real Estate Equities & National Development have filed a Notice of Project Change for the new construction building slated to be included in the Innovation Point Project. The updated plans call still call for a 12-story building however total square footage has increased to approximately 316,000 designed for multi-tenant office/life sciences/r&d uses. The building would also include active ground floor uses, such as retail and restaurant spaces. Because of the Project Site's proximity to public transit and nearby public parking facilities, the new building is not proposed to include any underground parking. Per the filing, the development team plans to begin construction on 15 Necco St. in the third quarter of 2020.
Nov 13, 2019
Building Permit Issued for $1.3M Interior Renovations at 50 Staniford St.
While construction is ongoing for the renovation and addition at the base of the building, a building permit valued at $1.372M has been pulled for interior renovations on upper floors at 50 Staniford Street. The permit calls for new carpet, light fixtures, wall coverings, and paint on floors 3-5, 7, 8, & 10.
Nov 06, 2019
Franklin Industrial Facility Acquired for $13.3 Million
The property at 210 Grove Street in Franklin, MA has been acquired by Marcus Partners for $13.3 million.
The property features 165,000 square feet of warehouse or manufacturing space. The building is situated on 15 acres of land and has recently undergone extensive renovations. The property also boasts a secure, 2-acre paved area in the rear of the building. 210 Grove Street has excellent access to Interstate 495 and also features heavy power and tremendous parking.
Oct 29, 2019
NPC Filed for Winthrop Center Plus $30M Plumbing Permit Pulled
A notice of project changed has been filed for Millennium Partners Winthrop Center Project. The updated documents call for the following changes to the project.
- Height of the building remains the same however total square footage has been decreased from 1,650,000 to approximately 1,545,021
- The original proposal called for up to 500 residential units, current plans would include 387
- Office square footage has increased from 750,000 square feet to 772,422
- One level of garage parking has been eliminated for a net loss of 50 parking spaces.
While the project change is under review construction is also ongoing on the site and a plumbing permit valued at $30M has been pulled for the project by EM Duggan.
Oct 22, 2019
$4.76M Reno Permit Pulled for DLA Piper Offices at 33 Arch St.
Corderman & Company has pulled a permit for interior office renovations of the 25, 26th, and 27th floors, the DLA Piper offices, at 33 Arch Street. The phased project, valued at $4.76M will include selective demo, new millwork, flooring, painting and MEP's.
Oct 08, 2019
South End Building Trades for $13.75 Million
The property at 46 Plympton Street in Boston's South End has been acquired by Transom Real Estate for $13.75 million.
The property at 46 Plympton Street features a Class B office building that was constructed in 1900. The 27,885 square foot property sits only a block away from the Exchange South End redevelopment site.
Oct 07, 2019
101 Summer Street Sells for $37.4 Million
Alduwaliya has acquired the property at 101 Summer Street in Downtown Crossing for $37.4 million. The property features a five-story, 60,472 square foot office building with ground-floor retail built in 1899 and renovated in 1998.
Also known as the Church Green Building, 101 Summer Street sits just steps from South Station. The building features approximately 10,000 square foot floor plates, a granite facade, and Class A interior finishes.
Oct 07, 2019
Alduwaliya Acquires 99 Chauncy for $70.351 Million
Alduwaliya has acquired the property at 99 Chauncy Street for $70.351 million. 99 Chauncy is a 106,523 square-foot, Class B office building located in the heart of Downtown Boston. The 11-story building has approximately 10,000 square-foot floor plates, with an efficient side-core configuration. The slab-to-slab floor heights, oversized windows, and generous neighborhood amenity packages foster an innovative office atmosphere.
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