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Columbia Construction Company is a respected leader in the A/E/C industry. With over 90 years of construction expertise, we provide our clients’ with quality construction services that produce exceptional results.
We have accomplished steady and thoughtful growth since Sam Lilly founded the company in 1925, resulting in a strong company with exceptional standards.
Jan 24, 2020
Construction Continues on Renovations to The Newbury Boston
Construction continues on the renovation of the The Newbury Boston, formerly the Taj. Work is underway to move the main entrance from Arlington Street to the building’s frontage on Newbury Street. The project will also permanently enclose the existing seasonal rooftop restaurant, update the hotel rooms and add 16 new hotel rooms for a total of 211 rooms. The updates hotel is expected to open this year.
Jan 17, 2020
$3.3M Fit-Out Permit Pulled for Asics Space at 125 Summer
Columbia Construction has pulled a permit for the interior office fit-out of the Asics space on the 3rd floor of 125 Summer Street. The $3.3M project will include demo plus new framing, doors & glazing and finishes. Work also includes install of new and some relocation of electrical, fire alarm, and plumbing.
Dec 31, 2019
$5.685M Permit Pulled for Rooftop Renovations to the Newbury Boston
A permit valued at $5.685M has been pulled for rooftop renovations at the Newbury Boston (formerly the Taj Hotel). The work calls for selective demo plus masonry restoration, glazing, drywall, and paint. Also included is new electrical that will provide a core and shell for the future restaurant that will occupy the renovated rooftop. This work is part of the larger renovation that will also move the hotel's main entrance to Newbury Street and update the existing guest rooms. Construction is expected to wrap in 2020.
Dec 27, 2019
$10M Interior Reno Permits Pulled for 222 Berkeley & 500 Boylston St.
Columbia Construction has pulled a series of building permits valued at $10M for 222 Berkeley Street & 500 Boylston, floors 4, 6, 8&9. Work will include new framing, drywall, and finishes plus the relocation of electrical, plumbing, and fire to accommodate the new layout.
Dec 15, 2019
Electrical Permit Pulled for Longwood Residences II
Electrical and fire alarm permits valued at $3.4M combined have been pulled for the upcoming 6-story Longwood Residences II by Aldon Electric. The upcoming 6-story building will feature 115 apartments along with parking for 130 cars.
Dec 02, 2019
Site Work Underway for Longwood II Residences
Site work is now underway for the upcoming 6-story apartment building at 95 St. Alphonsus Street in Mission Hill. The Longwood II Residences will feature 115 apartments, 15 of which will be designated affordable. Resident amenities will include a club room, a meeting room, a fitness center, a ground-floor outdoor courtyard, and a roof deck.
Nov 14, 2019
Electrical Permit Pulled The Newbury Boston
An electrical permit has been pulled as part of the ongoing renovations at what is now The Newbury Boston (formerly The Taj). The $1.69M permit was pulled by Aldon Electric. Renovations to the historic building will include updated rooms and the enclosure of the seasonal rooftop. A main part of the renovation will also move the main entrance of the hotel from Arlington Street to Newbury St. Construction is expected to be complete early next year.
Oct 08, 2019
Plumbing Demo Permit Pulled for Taj Hotel
A permit has been pulled to remove plumbing work at The Taj Hotel, part of the amenity demo for the hotel's approved upcoming renovations. The renovation plans call for updates to guest rooms, permanent enclosure of the rooftop restaurant plus the relocation of the main entrance from Arlington St. to Newbury Street.
Sep 09, 2019
Plumbing Permit Pulled for Longwood II Residences
A plumbing permit valued at $3.79M has been issued for the Longwood II Residences at 95 St. Alphonsus Street. The Mission Hill building will feature 115 new apartments along with parking for 130 cars. Resident amenities would include a club room, a meeting room, a fitness center, a ground-floor outdoor courtyard, and a roof deck.
Aug 27, 2019
$2M Fit-out Permit Pulled for 9 Channel Center
A fit-out permit valued at just over $2M has been pulled for the 6th and 7th floors at 9 Channel Center in Fort Point. The permit calls for new finishes including, flooring, glass, and paint along with MEP upgrades.
Aug 20, 2019
Longwood Residences II Financed for $51.94 Million
The Longwood II Residences project in Mission Hill has been financed via Walker and Dunlop for $51,940,400.
The project was approved in November of 2017 and granted a building permit in July 2019. The building is set to include 115 apartments within a 6-story building. Resident amenities will feature a club room, a meeting room, a fitness center, a ground-floor outdoor courtyard, and a roof deck.
130 parking spaces, including 108 below-grade and 22 at-grade, will also be provided on-site for residents of both Longwood II Residences and The Longwood, an adjacent 14-story, 147-unit apartment building also owned by the proponent.
Jul 11, 2019
Building Permit Issued for Longwood II Project in Mission Hill
A building permit has been issued for the upcoming Longwood II Residences in Mission Hill. The project is set to include 115 apartments within a 6-story building. Resident amenities will include a club room, a meeting room, a fitness center, a ground-floor outdoor courtyard, and a roof deck.130 parking spaces, including 108 below-grade and 22 at-grade, will also be provided on site for residents of both Longwood II Residences and The Longwood, an adjacent 14-story, 147-unit apartment building also owned by the proponent.
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