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Aug 02, 2020
Framing Underway for Amazon's Future Seaport Office
Framing has started on Seaport Square Block L4, future home of Amazon. The upcoming 17-story building will include 444,000 square feet of office space along with over 80,000 square feet of retail space on the first two levels. The project will also include a new park connecting Summer Street to the Waterfront. Harbor Square Park will be a 1/3 mile public promenade designed by the world-renowned landscape architecture firm James Corner Field Operations, possibly best known for their work on Manhattan’s High Line.
Jul 23, 2020
Demo Permit Apps Filed to Make Way for Scape's First Fenway Project
Applications have been filed to demolish the commercial buildings at 1252-1268 & 1270 Boylston Street in Fenway. Scape won approval for a 225,000 square foot mixed-use project on this site in January. The upcoming development will include 451 rental units above a ground-floor retail podium designed for a broad range of neighborhood-oriented culinary, lifestyle, and experiential tenants. The rental units will range in size from studios through 3 bedrooms with 15% of units, 68 designated affordable. The project also includes the Boylston Black Box, a 10,000-square-foot LGBTQ-centric venue for the performing arts.
Jul 21, 2020
Framing Ongoing for Waltham Office/Lab Building
Structural steel framing is ongoing at 225 Wyman Street in Waltham. The upcoming 4-story building will offer over 500,000 square feet of office or lab space along with a full amenity package. The 6-acre site will include 3 acres of activated space and a network of walking trails.
Jun 17, 2020
$12M Electrical Permit Pulled for Verizon Fit-Out at The Hub on Causeway
A permit valued at $12M has been pulled for electrical work at the Verizon Offices at The Hub on Causeway. Verizon will occupy 440,000 square feet within the 21-story tower, the final phase of the project.
May 26, 2020
Work Underway for Concrete Core at Seaport Square Block L4
With construction back underway in Boston, crews continued work on the concrete core at Seaport Square Block L4, the future home to Amazon. The upcoming 17-story building will feature 81,000 square feet of retail space on the first two levels accompanied by 444,000 square feet of office space on the upper levels. Around 2,000 Amazon employees are expected to work within the building in fields including machine learning, speech science, cloud computing, and robotics engineering.
Photo: Fenagh Engineering & Testing
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.
Mar 19, 2020
Construction Continues on 225 Wyman St. in Waltham
Construction is ongoing for the upcoming 500,000+ square foot office/lab building at 225 Wyman Street in Waltham. The building has been designed to receive LEED Silver certification and accommodate both lab and traditional office needs. The project will also include new outdoor seating areas, walking trails, and landscaped courtyards. Upon completion, the new building will be the largest contiguous Class A office building constructed along the Route 128 “technology belt”.
Mar 18, 2020
Plans for New WBZ-TV Studio Now Under Review
Plans have been filed for the replacement television station for WBZ-TV along Soldiers Field Road in Allston. The new 3-story building will feature around 63,000 square feet of commercial/office space, production space and parking. The project would also include 124 secure parking spaces and 16 visitor spaces.
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.
Mar 03, 2020
Site Work Ongoing for Addition to One Post Office Square
Demo of the parking garage behind One Post Office Square has wrapped up and site work is underway for the upcoming 18 story addition that will take its place. Work is also ongoing for the modernization of the facade. The revamped tower will feature over one million square feet of office space in addition to 52,100 square feet of retail space and a new 300-seat, 8,000-square-foot restaurant.
Feb 25, 2020
Foundation & Garage Construction Continues on Seaport Square Block L4
Work continues on the foundation and underground garage for Seaport Square Block L4. The 17-story office building is expected to open in 2021. When completed, the tower will be Amazon's Seaport office and will house around 2,000 employees.
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.
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