Copley Wolff Design Group is a landscape architecture and planning firm located in downtown Boston, MA. Copley Wolff’s vast experience includes the planning and design of urban, mixed-use, academic, housing, green roof and roof deck, healthcare, corporate, children’s play, park, climate resilient and waterfront landscape projects.
Firm specialties include placemaking, the integration of art into the landscape, cultural and historic interpretation, environmental education, and community participation.
Copley Wolff believes in the power of people and place and the firm collectively works together to create memorable places for our daily lives, celebrations, and recreation.
May 29, 2020
Leasing Underway for Ora Seaport
With crews back on site to complete interior finish work, leasing is also underway for Ora Seaport as part of the Parcel K mixed-use development. Apartments within the 304 unit building range in size from 434 square foot studios through nearly 1150 square foot 3 bedrooms. Prices are currently listed at $2610-$9355 per month. Amenities at Ora include a 12th floor Skydeck, fitness center, and rooftop pool.
May 27, 2020
$3.2M Plumbing & Gas Permits Pulled for East Boston Multifamily Project
Permits valued at $3.2M have been pulled for the plumbing & gas install to 144 Addison Street in East Boston. The upcoming development will feature 230 apartments across 2 buildings connected by a central resident amenity space. . A total of 169 vehicle garage parking spaces, 270 covered bicycle storage spaces, and 15 exterior bicycle parking spaces would be provided on-site.
May 14, 2020
Plumbing Permit Pulled for Verizon Offices at The Hub on Causeway
A permit has been puled for plumbing work on floors 15-31, future home of Verizon at The Hub on Causeway. The project will include new plumbing for kitchenettes and shower areas within the company's 440,000 square feet. The 21-story tower is the final phase of The Hub on Causeway and construction is expected to be complete sometime next year.
May 06, 2020
Permit Pulled for Fit-Out of Yoga Studio at J Malden Center
A fit-out permit has been pulled for the Soul City Yoga studio coming to J Malden Center. The project will outfit the space and includes the installation of a new accessible bathroom, reception area, and workout area. The studio is part of the 22,000 plus square feet of retail space within the 3 building J Malden Center project. The development also includes 320 modern apartments and 45,000 square feet of office space for Malden City Hall.
Apr 30, 2020
Plumbing & Gas Permits Pulled for Brighton Multifamily Project
A series of permits for gas and plumbing work valued at $3.545M have been pulled for the 2 building project at 1550 Soldiers Field Road. The larger building in the complex will feature 211 apartments with the smaller offering 38 affordable condos. Parking garages within each building will offer a total of 175 spaces.
Apr 29, 2020
$1M Electrical Permit for 144 Addison St Project in East Boston
An electrical permit valued at $1,050,000 has been pulled for the 144 Addison Street multi-family project in East Boston. The upcoming development will feature 230 apartments across 2 buildings connected by a central resident amenity area. Along with amenity space, the project is also set to include parking for 169 vehicles and 285 bicycles.
Apr 14, 2020
$7.38M Construction Loan Secured for 21 Soldiers Field Place
SMC Management has secured construction financing of $7,380,000.00 for 21 Soldiers Field Place via Newburyport Bank. 21 Soldiers Field Place is set to include 38 affordable condos and will be part of the 2 building development with 1550 Soldiers Field Road, which would include 211 apartments. Both buildings within the project would offer garage parking and outdoor courtyard space for residents.
Apr 02, 2020
Permits Pulled for Telecom & Security Install at The Beat
Permits have been pulled for the install of 99 telecom drops along with 30 security devices at The Beat in Dorchester. The Beat will include 360,000 square feet of office space and 300,000 square feet of flex/light industrial space, along with retail including a 10,000-square-foot fitness center, a 100-seat restaurant and a micro craft brewery with a food component, including an outdoor beer garden.
Mar 27, 2020
Amended Plans Filed for Xmbly in Somerville
Changes have been proposed for the 9+ acre Xmbly development in Somerville. Currently, on the project, construction has kicked off for the 329 unit Alta XMBLY which would now be the only residential building within the project. New plans call for the elimination of the 190,000 square foot residential tower on Block 25. This change allows for an increase in publicly accessible open space and an increase in office/lab/R&D space by approximately 272,000 square feet, inclusive of approximately 80,000 square feet of innovative space. A total of 1,220,000 square feet of office/lab/R+D space would now be provided within 3 buildings. Plans also call for a reduction in retail/restaurant space to 24,500 square feet but an increase in parking from 1696 spaces to 1899 in total.
Mar 24, 2020
Framing Nearly Complete for Assembly Row Block 8
Framing is nearly complete for the 525,000 square foot mixed-use property on Assembly Row Block 8. The property will include 500 new residences and approximately 26,500 square feet of restaurant and retail space, adding to Assembly Row's busy streetscape. Amenities for residents will include a 4th-floor courtyard with a pool & private patios and a rooftop outdoor terrace. Select residences would feature private terraces with sweeping views of Boston. 500 vehicle parking spaces, in addition to bicycle storage, would also be provided within the building for residents. Construction on the project will pause as of 3/27 per the City of Somerville's directive. Patrick McMahon, Senior VP, Regional Development at Federal Realty Investment Trust tells BLDUP, "we are fully complying with the city’s mandate and will continue to look for ways to support our community, including our residents, retailers, workers and neighbors."
Mar 24, 2020
Window Install Underway for 455 Grand Union Blvd.
After topping off last month, windows are now going in at 455 Grand Union Boulevard in Assembly Row. The 267,387 square foot building will include 237,600 square feet of office space above approximately 29,700 square feet of retail and restaurant space. Over half of the office space has been leased to PUMA. Construction is expected to wrap up in January of 2021 but for now, construction will pause as of 3/27 per the City of Somerville's order. Patrick McMahon, Senior VP, Regional Development at Federal Realty Investment Trust tells BLDUP, "we are fully complying with the city’s mandate and will continue to look for ways to support our community, including our residents, retailers, workers, and neighbors."
Mar 23, 2020
Site & Foundation Work Underway for Alta Xmbly
Site & foundation work is underway for Alta Xmbly in Somerville. The next addition to Assembly Row will feature 329 residential units along with over 10,000 square feet of retail space. The project will also include a 188 car parking garage.
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