First Units Nearly Complete at EchelonSeaport as Temporary CO is issued for Lobby and Amenity Spaces
With 133 Seaport, A Regent Collection, set to open this Fall, a temporary CO has been issued for building management to access the lobby, 2nd floor, and 5th-floor amenity spaces within this first building of EchelonSeaport. 135 Seaport is set to follow with an opening in early 2020. These two buildings will feature a total of 447 luxury condos ranging in price from the mid $700's to over $5 million. The third and final building will offer 270 apartments and is expected to also open sometime in 2020.
Cottonwood Announces Barkan Management will Run EchelonSeaport
In preparation for the debut of EchelonSeaport’s much-anticipated opening this fall, Cottonwood Group is pleased to announce Barkan Management as managing agent and the engagement of Brian Buhler as the General Manager for 133 Seaport and 135 Seaport, A Regent Collection, at EchelonSeaport.
Cottonwood Chairman and CEO, Alex Shing said “Both Barkan Management and Brian Buhler have long-standing reputations as leaders in Boston’s luxury residential market, and with their being part of the management team at EchelonSeaport along with Regent, it shows that Cottonwood is committed to providing the highest level of service and attention to EchelonSeaport residents.”
Barkan Management Company has set the gold standard of luxury residential property management in the City with an outstanding track record in client service and an uncompromising focus on quality for many of Boston’s most prestigious residences, including Twenty Two and 50 Liberty, The Residences at the Intercontinental, The Residences at Rowes Wharf, and Atelier 505, among others. “We are honored to bring our expertise to EchelonSeaport, truly one of the most impressive and distinguished luxury residences on the East Coast,” said Bill DiSchino, President and CEO of Barkan Management Company. “We’re excited to open this incredible mixed-use complex and deliver an exceptional luxury living experience for its residents."
With more than 30 years of experience in the luxury hospitality industry, Buhler brings leadership, dedication and exceptional service to his new role at EchelonSeaport. Most recently, Buhler served as General Manager of One Charles Condominium in Back Bay for over 15 years. “EchelonSeaport is an incredible property; I am thrilled to join this talented team,” said Buhler. “I look forward to bringing my expertise and passion to the project and to offer our residents the highest level of service that will define the Echelon brand.”
Starting this fall, the 3.5-acre, 1.33 million-square-foot, mixed-use, three-tower project will deliver 447 luxury condominiums, 270 rental apartments, more than 60,000 square feet of unprecedented indoor and outdoor private residential amenity spaces, and 125,000 square feet of destination retail and dining surrounding a signature public courtyard in the heart of the Seaport District, Boston’s most vibrant neighborhood.
Following the fall opening of 133 Seaport, A Regent Collection, EchelonSeaport’s second condominium tower, 135 Seaport, A Regent Collection is due to open early 2020, and the third and final multifamily tower will soon follow.
Interior Finishing Ongoing for All 3 Towers at EchelonSeaport
Various stages of interior finishing are ongoing for all 3 towers within the 1.3M square foot EchelonSeaport. With luxury condos now on sale and expected to open by the end of the year, 133 Seaport, a Regent Collection, is farthest along in construction. Along with the 700+ luxury residences the project also includes 125,000 square feet of onsite retail/restaurant space. At the heart of EchelonSeaport sits a public plaza, set to feature year-round programming and public art, connecting this large block to the rest of the Seaport
The Last Tower Crane Has Come Down At EchelonSeaport
Over the course of the last 12 months, EchelonSeaport development has operated with as many as four tower cranes on site. Last week, the final crane was removed as shown on the image below. This important milestone signals completion of the "structural" phase of the Project including the curtainwall façade on all 3 towers. We have now fully progressed onto the "finishes" stage of construction.
133 Seaport (Tower 1)
Plumbing & Electrical Work: In progress and completed through floor 20
Kitchen and Vanity Cabinets: Installation has started
Wood Flooring & Bathroom Tiles: Completed through floor 9
Interior & Exterior Amenities: Continues to progress with the lobby fireplace frame now installed, and the waterfall pool framing completed
135 Seaport (Tower 2)
Wall Framing: Completed through floor 17
Interior Paint: Started on the lower floors
Bathroom Tile Installation: Started last week
Construction Rapidly Progressing for EchelonSeaport: First Units Expected to Welcome Residents Later This Year
Construction is rapidly progressing for EchelonSeaport with window and facade install nearly complete for the third and final tower in the project. Along Seaport Boulevard interior finishing is ongoing for 133 Seaport, a Regent Collection, expected to be complete by the end of this year. 135 Seaport and the multifamily building will be complete in later 2019, early 2020.
These three towers will contain 1.3 million square feet of development including 717 residences and 125,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space. Over 60,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor amenity space will also be included in the project, complete with two signature outdoor pools, an indoor pool, expansive sun decks, engaging courtyards, and oversized private terraces.
Facade and Window Install Begins for Rental Building at EchelonSeaport
With 133 Seaport, A Regent Collection anticipated to open this fall exterior work is nearly complete on this first condo building in EchelonSeaport. Work is also ongoing for 135 Seaport, the second condo tower and facade and window install have started for the rental tower
133 Seaport, a Regent Collection, and 135 Seaport will include a total of 447 luxury condos.
The rental tower at EchelonSeaport will feature 270 luxury apartment homes.
When complete EchelonSeaport will include 1.3 million square feet of development with 717 residential units total and 125,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space.
Facade Install Begins at 135 Seaport, EchelonSeaport's 2nd Condo Tower
EchelonSeaport's second condo tower is taking shape at 135 Seaport Boulevard with facade install underway. The facade is a mix of glass and precast concrete to mimic stone in keeping with Boston's traditional building materials.
EchelonSeaport's first condo building, 133 Seaport is also rapidly moving forward with window install nearly complete and balconies in place. Construction of 133 Seaport is set to be complete in October of this year with 135 Seaport not far behind in late 2019. Both 133 & 135 Seaport are part of the Regent Collection. Regent Hotels & Resorts, known the world over for award-winning, white-gloved five-star service, will bring a sense of style and attention to service detail second to none to EchelonSeaport.
EchelonSeaport's first two stories and will be centered around Autumn Lane, a new pedestrian mall, and Harbor Square, a new courtyard. Multiple public access points will be added to create a vibrant streetscape featuring outdoor seating on multiple levels, distinctive artwork, and beautiful landscaping.
Window Install Ongoing for 133 Seaport at EchelonSeaport
Window and facade install is ongoing for 133 Seaport Boulevard, the flagship residences at EchelonSeaport. The first phase of this 1.3 million square foot project will feature 255 luxurious condos. As the project progresses the array of outdoor terraces the tiered design will create really begin to stand out. Along with these private outdoor spaces, residents will also have access to the building's 60,000 sf of amenity space including 3 distinct pools, various lounge spaces, and a state of the art fitness center.Construction of 133 Seaport is expected to be complete in late 2019.
In total EchelonSeaport will feature 717 residences along with 125,000sf of restaurant and retail space. Full completion of the project is expected in 2020.
Cottonwood Discusses EchelonSeaport's Progress & Design at ULI Fall Meeting
From the corner of the convention center looking out onto the rising development that will be EchelonSeaport, Becky Mattson head of the Boston/East Coast Office of Cottonwood Management, provided insight into the development team's design and progress on the massive project.
At around 1.3 million sf, EchelonSeaport is the second largest construction project in Boston currently just behind the Encore Boston Harbor. The three-tower structure is being built in phases with window and facade installation underway on the first tower at 133 Seaport Blvd. The development team expects completion of this first phase in just about 1 years time.
For the design, Cottonwood chose to work with two architects, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, and CBT Architects. KPF was chosen to bring an international flair to the project and CBT to ensure the interior finishes appealed to the local market. Ms. Mattson also discussed how the distinct stepped design of the buildings will allow for numerous coveted corner units and the steps create amazing outdoor terrace space with harbor or ocean views.
EchelonSeaport will also offer 60,000sf of amenity space designed by Jeffrey Beers to be "spaces people actually use, not just nice looking in a brochure". Along with three pools, a fitness center, and a wine tasting room, one of the most unique amenities will be an innovation space with programming from the MIT designX program.
Once fully complete in 2020 EchelonSeaport will bring a new lifestyle concept to the ever-changing Seaport District.
A view of the current construction progress from Seaport Blvd.
EchelonSeaport Tops Off
A large crowd turned out Tuesday morning for the topping off and a special look inside the impressive construction site that will be EchelonSeaport. After almost 1 year of construction the final beam for 133 Seaport Boulevard signed by the construction team, project workers, and the crowd, was put in place.
Pictured Above: The final beam for EchelonSeaport
The nearly 4-acre site, once home to a series of parking lots will include 717 residential units and 125,000 square feet of retail/restaurant space. Alex Shing, CEO of Cottonwood Management, told the crowd EchelonSeaport will be the flagship community for his team and looks forward to Cottonwood’s continued involvement in Boston. Cottonwood's goal with EchelonSeaport was to use the most advanced urban planning to construct a project that integrates with the existing community. The large central courtyard will host open-air markets and public events that will bring the neighborhood and residents together.
Mayor Walsh also addressed the crowd, thanking the development team for their commitment to the City of Boston and their efforts in helping Boston reach its goal of 53,000 new units of housing by 2030. Walsh also applauded the innovative design, making special mention of the sky bridge that connects the buildings.
Pictured above: A view from the courtyard inside EchelonSeaport, looking up at the sky bridge.
EchelonSeaport will offer residents 5-star white glove service along with 60,000 square feet of amenities including 3 pools, indoor basketball court, golf simulator, and open-air dog run. Completion of the project is expected in phases between late 2019 and early 2020.
Steelwork Installed for Pedestrian Bridge at EchelonSeaport
EchelonSeaport representatives have announced that the framework for the building's pedestrian bridge has now been installed. The unique design will connect two of the towers in this 1.3 million-square-foot project in Boston's Seaport. In total the development is set to include 447 luxury condos along with 270 rental units. All residents will have access to the projects three pools, sun decks and numerous other resort style amenities.
The first two floors of EchelonSeaport will also include retail and restaurant space centered around a new pedestrian mall and courtyard. Construction of EchelonSeaport with be completed in phases between late 2019 and early 2020.
Frame Construction Underway at EchelonSeaportFrame construction is underway at one of the Seaport's most anticipated new developments, EchelonSeaport. The massive project is set to include 717 residences and 125,000 square-feet of retail space. Resident amenities will include multiple pools, a two-story basketball court with tech wall that can broadcast games or fitness classes, and an innovation center. The retail space component of the project will be centered around a new pedestrian mall and public courtyard featuring outdoor seating on multiple levels. The multi-phase project is set to be completed between late 2019 and early 2020.