Joe Albanese founded Commodore Builders 15 years ago. In 2012, Commodore Builders accelerated the growth and increased the capacity to serve clients with the acquisition of A.J. Martini, Inc., a 60-year old construction management firm with an exceptional reputation for quality and integrity.
Commodore’s projects range from tenant interiors to ground-up facilities. The work spans multiple markets including Commercial, Institutional, Healthcare and Life Science. Commodore’s senior leaders have deep roots in Boston and strong ties to the building community. Each of Commodore’s principals has more than twenty years of experience working with the industry’s finest construction management firms. This experience has enabled Commodore to deliver a new level of industry best practices for project controls and management and an unprecedented passion for client service.
Jan 10, 2020
$7M Fit-out Permit Pulled for Klaviyo Office at 125 Summer St.
Commodore Builders has pulled a permit valued at $7M for the fit-out of the Klaviyo offices at 125 Summer Street. The project on the 5th-7th floors of the building will include an amenity space, cafe, library, and fitness area.
Jan 08, 2020
Construction Continues on Conservatory Lab Charter School in Dorchester
With framing in place, construction is ongoing for the Conservatory Lab Charter School in Dorchester. The 43,5000 square foot building will offer space for around 275 students in grades 3-8. Common resource spaces at the school will include a courtyard, a centralized dining commons, a gymnasium, a media library, a visual arts studio and a collection of small, medium and large acoustically-tuned ensemble spaces.
Jan 01, 2020
Framing Going Up for Addition at 69 A St. in South Boston
Framing is going up for the two-story addition being added to the existing building at 69 A Street in South Boston. The renovation of the former factory building will create 33,700 square feet of office space and 12,000 square feet of retail space, including space for a new gym. An on-site parking garage will also be built with the capacity for 18 cars.
Dec 19, 2019
Framing in Place for 1785 Columbus Ave. in Roxbury
Framing is in place for the new 7-story office and retail building at 1785 Columbus Avenue in Roxbury. The project will feature approximately 48,000 square feet of office space on the 2nd and 3rd floors to be used by Horizons for Homeless Children plus another 87,500 square feet of office space designated for social service programs. The building will also feature 1,500 square feet of ground-floor retail space plus parking for 157 cars.
Dec 04, 2019
Fire Alarm and Electrical Permits Pulled for 69 A St.
Permits valued at over $1.17M have been pulled for both electrical and fire alarm install at 69 A. Street in South Boston. The building is undergoing a renovation of expansion that will create 33,700 square feet of office space and 12,000 square feet of retail space, including space for a new gym. An on-site parking garage will also be built with the capacity for 18 cars.
Nov 25, 2019
Permit Issued for Portions of Interior Fit-Out at 1785 Columbus
A permit valued at $1.5M has been issued for tenant fit-out of the 4th & 5th floors at 1785 Columbus Avenue. The new 7-story building features over 139,000 square feet of office space plus around 1,500 square feet of ground-floor retail.
Nov 14, 2019
Conservatory Lab Charter School in Dorchester Tops Off
The Conservatory Lab Charter School coming to Columbia Road in Dorchester has topped off. The 43,5000 square foot facility will serve both elementary and uppers school students (around 275 in total). Common resource spaces at the school would include a courtyard, a centralized dining commons, a gymnasium, a media library, a visual arts studio and a collection of small, medium and large acoustically-tuned ensemble spaces. Shared spaces such as the dining commons, gymnasium, and large ensemble would be located along the building’s ground floor to activate the streetscape and welcome the community.
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Oct 30, 2019
Construction Continues at 69A St. as Permits Pulled for Utility Work
Construction is ongoing for the renovation and addition at 69A Street in South Boston as permits are pulled for utility work around the site. The project will revive brick and beam building formerly utilized as a rivet factory by the Standard Rivet Company and include around 33,700 square feet of office space and 12,000 square feet of retail.
Aug 12, 2019
Construction Underway for Expansion of 69 A St.
Construction is underway for the renovation and expansion of 69 A Street in South Boston. The project will add a three-story addition to the existing factory building and a six-story addition at the rear of the building. When complete 69 A St. will feature over 51,000 square feet of office space along with 12,000 square feet of retail including room for a new fitness facility.
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 29, 2019
Steel Framing Nearly Complete for 1785 Columbus Avenue
Steel framing has reached what will be the top (7th floor) of the upcoming office building at 1785 Columbus Ave. The project will feature over 139,000 square feet of office space with around 1,500 square feet of ground-floor retail. The 2nd and 3rd floors of the building will be used by Horizons for Homeless Children for childcare and administration. The building replaced a vacant warehouse and auto body shop formerly on the Roxbury site.
Jul 11, 2019
Permit Pulled for 69A Street in Southie
A permit has been pulled for the expansion and renovation of the former factory building at 69A Street in South Boston. As part of the project, a section of the existing structure at the rear of the building will be demolished and a 6 story addition will take its place. This rear addition will then connect to another addition, 2 stories on top of the existing 3 story building. The finished product will house a mix of office, retail, and fitness space.
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