Cosentini Associates is a long-established building systems consulting engineering firm headquartered in New York City. Cosentini Associates offer an integrated array of services: mechanical/HVAC, electrical, and plumbing (MEP); fire protection; fire engineering and code consulting; mission-critical design; information technologies (comprising telecommunications, audiovisual, and security design); lighting design; sustainable design and LEED consulting; commissioning; and disaster relief services.
Jun 02, 2020
Framing Back Underway for the Omni Boston Seaport
Crews are back on site, working on framing for the Omni Boston Seaport. The upcoming 1,055 room hotel will be the city's fourth-largest hotel when complete. The hotel will also include 120,000 square feet of meeting and event space including two large 25,000-square-foot and 15,500-square-foot ballrooms, 35,000 square feet of restaurant space, 5,000 square feet of retail space and an 8,500-square-foot spa and fitness center.
May 26, 2020
Demo Progressing at 201 Brookline Ave
Demo is progressing at 201 Brookline Avenue in Fenway to make way for a new 14-story office/lab building. The upcoming 500,000 square foot project already has 2 tenants lined up, cancer drug maker Tango Therapeutics and investment firm Third Rock Ventures. Construction is expected to last through 2022.
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 14, 2020
$1.7M Plumbing Permit Pulled for 201 Brookline Ave
Cannistraro has pulled a permit valued at $1,723,350.00 for the install of plumbing piping and fittings at 201 Park Drive. The upcoming 14-story building will feature 506,000 square feet of office and laboratory space along with above ground-floor retail. Construction is expected to last through 2022.
Mar 17, 2020
CO Issued for Hub Hall at The Hub on Causeway
On Monday, March 16th a temporary certificate of occupancy was issued for the 16,000 square-foot food hall, Hub Hall, at The Hub on Causeway. Curated by the Patina Restaurant Group the hall will feature 18 diverse food and drink options. A wide mix of vendors, including renowned chefs, local spots, health-conscious and indulgent offerings can all be found at Hub Hall. Notable offerings include Lily P's Fried Chicken, Mike's Pastry, Momosan Ramen, Monica’s Mercato, Sauce Burgers, Sullivan's, The Smoke Shop, and Taco Dumbo. For those looking for a drink, Hub Hall will feature The Draft by Banners, offering regularly rotating craft beer offerings, and Now Pouring Wine Bar, featuring a selection of regularly-changing wine offerings by the glass & bottle. We will be anxiously awaiting the Hub Hall's official opening.
Feb 28, 2020
Tango Therapeutics & Third Rock Ventures Lease Space at Upcoming 201 Brookline Ave
With a $160M building permit pulled earlier this month, Samuels & Associates announced that cancer drug maker Tango Therapeutics and investment firm Third Rock Ventures will lease space in 201 Brookline Ave. The upcoming 14-story building will feature 506,000 square feet of office and laboratory space along with above ground-floor retail. Construction is expected to last through 2022.
Feb 25, 2020
Construction Continues for Omni Boston Hotel at The Seaport
Construction continues for the Omni Boston Hotel at The Seaport. Framing is rising for one of the towers while facade install is ongoing on the other. The 21-story building will include 746 standard rooms and 278 innovation rooms. Hotel guests will have access to meeting and event space, a spa, a fitness center, and 400 off-site parking spaces. With the Boston Convention Center being a main draw to the hotel, there will be access to the BCEC via an existing underground tunnel.
Feb 16, 2020
$160M Permit Pulled for New Construction Phase of 401 Park
Suffolk Construction has pulled a permit valued at over $160M to begin work on the 14-story new construction building at 401 Park. An existing non-historic building and parts of the garage will be demolished. The 506,000 square foot building will feature office and laboratory space above ground-floor retail. This phase of the project will also create a new public plaza at the southwest corner of Brookline Avenue and Fullerton Street.
Feb 14, 2020
BPDA Approves 290 Tremont Street
The Boston Planning Board has approved the mixed-use project on Parcel P-12C in Chinatown. The Tremont Street project will include a total of 168 affordable units, 63 condos & 105 apartments and 200 hotel rooms. The project will also include 2,500 square feet of retail space and 8,000 square feet of community space, that will be used for a branch of the public library. Currently, Chinatown is the only neighborhood in Boston that does not have a permanent branch of BPL. Numerous members of the community came out in support of the project and the approval vote was met with a round of applause from the crowd.
Feb 07, 2020
$84M Fit-Out Permit Pulled for Verizon Office at The Hub on Causeway
A permit valued at over $84M has been pulled for the fit-out of the upcoming Verizon offices on floors 15-31 at The Hub on Causeway. Work includes installation of new drywall and office partitions plus new bathrooms, training rooms and a cafeteria. Structural work will include the construction of a new interconnecting stairway. Finally new lighting, flooring, security systems, and finishes will be installed. Verizon will occupy 440,000 square feet of the 21- story tower, the final phase of the Hub on Causeway.
Jan 23, 2020
The Pinnacle at Central Wharf, Chiofaro's Harbor Tower, Now Under Review
The Chiofaro Company has filed the project notification form for the Harbor Garage Tower, now dubbed The Pinnacle at Central Wharf. Plans call for a 600-foot tower to feature 865,00 square feet of mixed-use space. The project would include approximately 200 rental units on the highest floors over 538,000 square feet of office space. The first 2 floors of the building would also offer 42,000 square feet of retail/restaurant space. Additionally, a below-grade garage will include space for 1,100 vehicles.
Another key piece of the development is the 28,000 square feet of waterfront public space. The space is designed as an outdoor gathering space that would seamlessly integrate into the New England Aquarium's "Blueway".
Jan 17, 2020
3368 Washington St. Project Will Get $5M in Linkage Payments
At the January BPDA meeting, the board voted to approve $5M in housing linkage payments from One Congress at Bulfinch Crossing toward the approved development at 3368 Washington St. project. 3368 Washington will include 202 income-restricted apartments, 140 of which would be housing units with support services for men and women moving out of homelessness. The project will also 18,000 square feet of office space on the ground floor and community space and amenities for residents.
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