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
Membership Leasing Begins for Hub50House at The Hub on Causeway
Membership leasing for Hub50House, the 440-unit, 38-story residential tower at The Hub on Causeway has now launched. Potential residents can tour the model homes and reserve units for fall occupancy in one of the city’s hottest neighborhoods by visiting the well-outfitted leasing center at 100 Causeway Street. Hub50House is a vibrant luxury rental property located at 50 Causeway Street adjacent to TD Garden and North Station, featuring unique amenities, Boston’s most connected location and exclusive access throughout The Hub on Causeway as part of the property’s HubClub, an insider’s access club.
Fully integrated into the 1.5-million square foot The Hub on Causeway and located atop the site of the original Boston Garden, Hub50House is the most accessible, transit-oriented location in the city with direct access to 65% of the MBTA’s stations via subway, commuter rail, and shuttle buses. The neighborhood also offers easy walkability to the Financial District, Beacon Hill, the North End, Charlestown, and Government Center. Plentiful on-site parking also includes bike storage and repair.
Hub50House offers expansive indoor and outdoor community spaces for residents, their pets and their guests – the most shared amenity space in the city, including three amenity floors and three outdoor lounges providing:
Rooftop sky pool adjacent to two reservable lounge rooms, one with private catering kitchen, one with demonstration kitchen
Woof Deck with adjacent pet spa and lounge, oversize laundry, and additional storage lockers
Outdoor skyline deck for grilling and lawn games, with a fire pit and a communal outdoor kitchen including four open grills, fridges, sinks and ice maker, and two reservable private grill pods with their own fridges, sinks, and outdoor televisions
Business center including reservable conference room, coffee bar, three party rooms (one with demonstration kitchen), quiet room, game room with pool and poker tables, media room, fitness center with yoga and spin studio
Residents at Hub50House will experience a highly convenient, cutting-edge and full-service lifestyle. Offerings include Tide dry cleaning lockers for easy drop-off/pick up, dog walking services, package delivery with smartphone notification and an on-site transit screen with real-time information. Destination dispatch elevators provide modern convenience alongside a 24/7 concierge paired with a highly secure building entrance equipped with three security touch points at every entrance.
Hub50House members will receive exclusive access and perks at The Hub on Causeway through the property’s HubClub. This includes membership to ‘Rafters’, a whole new level of entertainment in TD Garden’s Boston Garden Society opening for the 2019/20 season. HubClub also offers additional VIP experiences at Big Night Live and ArcLight Cinema.
“Hub50House combines the most connected location in Boston with the most unique amenities to create a living experience unmatched in the city of Boston,” stated Bryan Koop, Executive Vice President for Boston Properties. “Through the combination of our distinctive spaces and HubClub access, residents at Hub50House will be able to make the most of each and every day.”
“Not only is The Hub on Causeway bridging together the residents of the North and West End but with Hub50House, it will now be the new home to hundreds of Boston residents,” said Charlie Jacobs, CEO of Delaware North’s Boston Holdings. “Those that reside in Hub50House will soon be a short elevator ride away from the best entertainment district in the City of Boston.”
Each Hub50House residence features at least 9’ ceilings with floor to ceiling windows in all units that showcase unparalleled water and city views. There are a variety of layouts from metro units to three-bedroom penthouses and two finish packages to select from, but all interior finishes include Navona Italian cabinetry, Silestone countertops and a GE or Bosch appliance suite. Storage has been prioritized with Elfa closet systems and oversized vanities, shelving and cabinets. All units have washer/dryers and Nest thermostats.
Leasing and marketing for the property is handled exclusively by The Collaborative Companies. For more information or to make an appointment for a hard hat tour of the property, visit www.hub50house.com.
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.
Glass Facade Install Continues for Hub50House, Residential Tower at The Hub on Causeway
Exterior glass install is progressing for the residential tower of the Hub on Causeway, dubbed Hub50House. The teaser website for the 440 unit building promises "Boston's move innovative residential experience." Units will range in size from 1 through 3 bedrooms and resident amenities will include a rooftop pool.
Elsewhere on the massive project, tenant fit-out is underway within the podium for the Rapid7 Headquarters that will occupy nearly 150,000 square feet of this 175,000 section of the project. On top of the podium, a second tower crane is in place for construction of the third and final phase, another 525,000 square feet of office space. Verizon Communications has already leased 440,000 square feet here.
All phases of the project are expected to be complete by 2021.
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.
Despite Small Fire, Construction Progressing on all Phases of The Hub on Causeway
This past Saturday afternoon fire broke out on the 25th floor of what will be the residential tower for The Hub on Causeway. The three-alarm fire is estimated to have caused around $200,000 worth of damage to the project. Despite this hiccup, construction is ongoing across all three phases of the project. Interior fit-outs are underway for the office and retail space as part of the podium in Phase 1. Phase 2, where the fire occurred continues with glass facade install while steel framing is going up for Phase 3, atop the podium.
The 38-story residential tower at The Hub on Causeway will contain around 440 rentals and a 10-story citizenM hotel tower with approximately 260 rooms. Resident amenities will include a rooftop deck and a sky deck for dogs, "the Woof Deck". Construction here is expected to be complete later this year into early 2020.
The final phase of the project, the office tower, where Verizon has already signed up to lease 440,000 square feet is set to be complete in 2021.
Permit Issued for Fit Out of Star Market at The Hub on Causeway
A building permit has been issued for the fit out of The Star Market at The Hub on Causeway. The supermarket will be the city's largest at 60,000 square feet with fit-out costs estimated at around $20 million. The new grocery store will be completed by Danvers-based company, CM&B.
Portions of Phase 1 of the project, the parking garage, and the new TD Garden/North Station Entrance are now open. The supermarket is set to open later this year. Other commercial tenants moving into the space include a 15 screen ArcLight movie theatre.
Construction Underway for Phase III of The Hub on Causeway
With the new entrance to the TD Garden now open and exterior work continuing on the residential tower, another crane is in place and construction has started for the third phase of The Hub on Causeway. This final piece of the puzzle will feature over 650,000 square feet of office space above the podium built during phase 1. Verizon has already committed to a 440,000 square foot lease within the building.
The office tower will feature large floor plates, high ceilings, and an abundance of natural light. The office tower’s most dramatic elements are two-story bump-outs that extend from the corners on several levels, providing bright, open work areas with wide, two-story stairwells connecting floors. Construction on this final phase is set to be complete in 2021.
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.
Glass Facade Install Underway for the Residential Tower at the Hub on Causeway
The glass facade install for the 38 story tower that is part of Phase II of the Hub on Causeway has started. The residential tower will include around 440 units. As part of Phase II a 10 story CitizenM hotel will also be constructed to contain 269 guest rooms.
While this work is ongoing Phase I of the project is nearing completion with the parking garage now open.