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.
Window and Facade Install Ongoing for Phase III at The Hub on Causeway
Window and Facade install continues for Phase III at the Hub on Causeway. The third and final phase of the project will consist of a 21-story 651,500 square foot office tower above the the podium building (Phase I) of the project. Upon completion, Verizon will occupy 440,000 square feet of the tower.
Photo: Bowline Construction
Final Phase of The Hub on Causeway Taking Shape: Move-Ins Begin at Hub50House
With a flurry of activity below at the podium level, facade install has started on the third and final phase of The Hub on Causeway, the 21-story office tower. At The Hub, the Star Market is now open, construction is nearly complete for Big Night Live with first acts announced, and the 25,000 square foot Banner Kitchen and Tap is also expected to open this month. The office tower above will contain around 650,000 square feet of space, 440,00 of which has already been leased to Verizon. Across the site, Hub50House, the 440 unit residential tower has also welcomed its first group of residents.
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.
Glass Façade Nearing Completion for Hub50House
Exterior glass install is nearing completion for the residential tower of the Hub on Causeway -- Hub50House.
Ideally located on top of the North Station MBTA stop with access to multiple train lines including the commuter rail, the Hub on Causeway will feature retail, restaurant and office space. The Hub 50 House will be home to 400 luxury apartments with Metro, Studio, 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom, and 3 bedroom Penthouse options. Move-ins are expected to begin in October of 2019.
Photos: Tom McCafferty
CO Issued for Start Market at The Hub on Causeway: Opening Set for Tomorrow 9/20
A certificate of occupancy has been issued for the Star Market at The Hub on Causeway. The permit also includes change of use to include a pharmacy and Starbucks within the project. What will be the city's largest supermarket at 60,000 square feet is set to host it's grand opening on September 20th.
Elsewhere on the project, the start of the lineup was also announced this week for the upcoming Hub Hall. Set to open this winter, the food hall will include Vendors include local favorites Mike's Pastries, Monica’s Mercato, and Sullivan’s Castle Island. Pre-leasing is also ongoing for Hub50 House, the 440 unit residential tower, with residents being offered a very unique perk, exclusive Converse sneakers designed for residents.
CitizenM Open At The Hub on Causeway
The CitizenM hotel at The Hub on Causeway is now open. The European inspired hotel features 272 rooms along with ample common space including an outdoor roof deck with outstanding views. While the rooms at CitizenM may be small they come equipped with smart features including MoodPad-operated lighting and high-quality finishes like XL king beds and rain showers. Rooms rates are currently listed at $279 per night.
Photos courtesy Boston Properties
Next up for The Hub on Causeway, the expected opening of the Star Market and ArcLight theater this fall followed by the first occupancy of the residential tower, Hub50 House. Hub50 House, now leasing, will offer 440 luxury units with an array of amenities including a fitness center overlooking the Zakim Bridge, a game & media room, outdoor deck, Skypool, and Woof Deck.
Rapid7 Moves Into Posh New HQ at The Hub on Causeway
Rapid7 has officially moved into their new 147,000-square-foot office space at the Hub on Causeway. The new headquarters The firm has more than doubled its global headcount since 2014 and has nearly 500 of the 1,000 employees working locally. The new office space is modern, open, and hopes to create an exceptional work experience for employees.
Images courtesy of Boston Properties
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
ICYMI Encore Boston Harbor is Now Open
In case you had skipped town for a weekend break or may be living under a rock, Encore Boston Harbor is now open. The massive, 3 million square foot project which officially broke ground in early August of 2016 welcomed large crowds on opening day June 23rd. Around 7,400 construction workers helped build the $2.6B project. The Encore features...
- 671 guest rooms ranging in size from 650 - 5800 square feet- 210,000 square foot of casino space including 3158 slot machines & 231 table games- 15 restaurants & 5 shops- 50,000 square feet of meeting space- 26,000 square foot spa- Public waterfront park with boat dock
Steel Framing Rapidly Rising for Final Phase of The Hub on Causeway
Steel framing is rapidly progressing for the final phase of the Hub on Causeway, the 650,000 square feet office tower. Verizon has already committed to a lease of 440,000 square foot within the building. Elsewhere in the project interior work is ongoing for the residential tower, citizenM hotel, and the office and commercial spaces in the podium.
The citizenM hotel is expected to open in mid-September and fit-outs are also ongoing for the Star Market, what will be Boston's largest supermarket, along with the ArcLight theater with both expected to open this fall as well.
Leasing is also underway for the residential units, 440 in total, which feature Italian cabinetry with under cabinet lighting, Silestone countertops, and in-unit laundry. Residents at Hub 50 House will have access to an array of luxury amenities including a fitness center overlooking the Zakim Bridge, a game & media room, outdoor deck, Skypool, and Woof Deck. First residents are set to move in this fall, making for what are sure to be a busy couple of months for one of Boston's largest project.
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