Jun 11, 2019
Construction Wrapping Up for New Apartments at 839 Beacon Street
Construction is nearly complete for the 45 apartments at 839 Beacon Street as the complex expects to welcome residents in mid-July. The units, ranging in size from studios through 3 bedrooms, feature stainless appliances, quartz countertops and floor to ceiling windows. The ground floor of the project also features 4,500 square feet of retail space.
Apr 29, 2019
Exterior Work Progressing Quickly at Parcel K
The mixed-use hotel and rental project on the Seaport's Parcel K are rapidly moving forward with window and exterior install ongoing. The project will include a 304 unit rental building and a 12-story Hyatt Place hotel with 294 rooms. The hotel has been designed to reflect the nautical history of its location with a refined sense of style and is set to open in March 2020. The apartment building will feature a rooftop pool, clubroom, and a terrace. A one-level underground parking garage on the site will have space for 420 cars.
Mar 01, 2019
Window Install Complete and Facade Work Underway at 839 Beacon
Windows are in place and work has started on the facade for 839 Beacon Street just a few blocks from Kenmore Square. The 5 story building will include 45 rental units set to open this summer. Resident amenities at 839 Beacon Street will include a 700 square foot roof deck, fitness center, resident lounge, and meeting room. A below-grade garage will offer parking for 26 vehicles.
Feb 12, 2019
Framing Nearly Complete for Parcel K as Exterior Work Kicks Off
Structural framing for the upcoming mixed-use project at Parcel K in the Seaport is nearly complete and exterior work has started. The 500,000 square foot project is comprised of two buildings, both 12 stories, one a Hyatt Place hotel, the other a rental project. The hotel will feature 294 rooms while the rental building will include 304 apartments. The buildings will also contain around 12,000 square feet of office space and approximately 18,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space. A one-level underground parking garage will have the capacity for approximately 450 cars.
Construction is expected to be complete in Spring 2020.
Dec 03, 2018
Framing Reaches Full Height for 839 Beacon Street
Framing has reached the 5th floor for the upcoming mixed-use development at 839 Beacon Street, just outside Kenmore Square. The project is set to include 45 apartments along with around 4,500 sq. ft. of ground floor retail. Apartments at 839 Beacon Street will feature quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, vinyl plank flooring, and in-unit laundry. Communal amenities will include a lounge, a meeting room, a fitness center, a dog washing station and a roof terrace featuring a kitchen facility and sweeping Boston skyline views.
Aug 16, 2018
Site work Begins at Parcel K in Seaport
The building boom in Boston's Seaport continues as site work is not underway at Parcel K, at the corner of Northern Avenue & Congress Street. The upcoming project feature 2 buildings, a 304 unit residential building and a 293 room Hyatt Place Hotel. There will also be 12,000 sf flex/innovation space and 18,000 sf of retail on site.
Aug 13, 2018
Framing Begins at 839 Beacon Street in Fenway
Framing is now underway for the upcoming five story, 45 unit building at 839 Beacon Street, just minutes from Kenmore Square. The project will include 4500 sf of ground floor retail space along with 30 parking spaces. The luxury residential units will feature quartz countertops and in unit laundry. Amongst the common amenities, residents will find a fitness center and roof terrace with Boston Skyline Views.
Nov 18, 2017
Ground lease approval moves 500,000-square-foot Seaport District development into construction phase
Massport has approved a long-term ground lease for the 2.5-acre Parcel K in the Seaport District, allowing a 500,000-square-foot mixed-use development to proceed with construction next month. The development, developed by Lincoln Property Company and Phoenix Property Company, will feature 304 residential apartments, a 294-room Hyatt Place boutique hotel, approximately 12,000 square feet of office space and approximately 18,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space across two new-construction 12-story buildings. Construction is now expected to commence in December and last approximately two years. Parcel K is owned by Massport and located at 315 Northern Avenue in the Seaport District.
Jun 13, 2017
Wingate aiming for Q2 2018 groundbreaking on Longwood II Residences, 115 new Mission Hill apartments
Wingate Companies aims to break ground in the second quarter of 2018 on Longwood II Residences, a new residential building in Mission Hill featuring 115 studio, 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom apartment residences. The building would be located next to The Longwood, an existing 14-story, 147-unit apartment building owned by the proponent. Longwood II Residences would feature desirable amenities including a club room, a meeting room, a fitness center, a ground-floor outdoor courtyard and a roof deck. Construction of the building would take 16 months. Wingate has filed a Project Notification Form (PNF) with the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) proposing to construct Longwood II Residences. The project is now under official review.
Jun 11, 2017
$16 million construction financing obtained for 839 Beacon Street, 45-unit apartment development in Fenway
Developer Miner Realty, Inc. has obtained $16 million of construction financing for 839 Beacon Street, a 45-unit apartment development with 4,500 square feet of ground-floor retail in the Fenway, allowing for demolition of the existing long-shuttered two-story commercial building to begin. The construction team is now actively demolishing the existing building in preparation for commencement of construction of the five-story building’s foundation. Construction financing for 839 Beacon Street was provided by Northern Bank & Trust Company and arranged by Cornerstone Realty Capital. The $16 million loan is provided with a 10-year fixed rate and a 30-year amortization.
Mar 19, 2017
115 new apartments proposed in Mission Hill
Wingate Companies, owner of The Longwood residential tower in Mission Hill, proposes to demolish the tower’s adjacent parking garage at 95 St. Alphonsus Street and construct a 6-story residential building, Longwood II Residences, containing 115 apartments. A Letter of Intent (LOI) to construct the building has been filed with the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA). Additional information about Longwood II Rsidences, including renderings and a detailed project program, will be filed in the coming months.
Dec 29, 2016
New luxurious residences now leasing at Jamaica Plain's MetroMark Apartments
Residences are now leasing at MetroMark Apartments, a newly opened luxury apartment community located in Jamaica Plain steps to multiple parks, a variety of retail options and the Forest Hills rapid transit station. The first phase of MetroMark, a new building at 3615 Washington Street, opened this fall. The next building at MetroMark, 3611 Washington Street, will open in early 2017. In total, MetroMark will feature approximately 283 rental residential units and 5,000 square feet of retail space. Residents at MetroMark have access to multiple amenities including a roof terrace with sweeping Boston skyline views and multiple indoor and outdoor resident lounges. The following are photographs of MetroMark:
Dec 18, 2016
Revisions approved to Parcel K mixed-use development in Seaport District
Minor changes to the approved Parcel K development in the Seaport District were approved at Thursday (December 15th)’s Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) Board Meeting. The revised project will move forward with 304 residential apartments, a 293-room boutique hotel, approximately 14,400 square feet of office space and approximately 18,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space. New rooftop amenities have also been added, including a small fitness room and pool at the hotel building and a pool, a clubroom and an outdoor roof deck at the residential building. On-site parking capacity will also be reduced slightly, to 420 from previously approved 640. Phoenix Property Company (PPC) and Lincoln Property Company (LPC), who are taking over the Parcel K project from Conroy Development, anticipate to start construction of the Parcel K project in March 2017, with completion anticipated in July 2019.
Oct 02, 2016
Parcel K project changes proposed, developer partner joins team
Per a Notice of Project Change (NPC) submitted to the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) last Thursday (September 29th, 2016), Phoenix Property Company (PPC) will partner with Lincoln Property Company (LPC) to develop Parcel K in the Seaport District; the following is a link to the NPC. It was announced earlier this month that LPC would take over the Parcel K project from Conroy Development, who was designated by Massport, the site's owner, as Parcel K's developer in 2009. LPC and PPC anticipate to start construction of the Parcel K project in March 2017, with completion anticipated in July 2019.
LPC and PPC propose minor changes to the Parcel K project plan approved by the BPDA in 2009. The revised project would feature 304 residential apartments a 293-room boutique hotel, approximately 14,400 square feet of office space and approximately 18,000 square feet of retail and restaurant. As previously approved, two buildings, one with a hotel and one with residential units, would be constructed at Parcel K.
Proposed hotel rooms have increased by 46, from 247 rooms to 293 rooms; the number of proposed residential units has not changed. Interior layouts of both proposed buildings have been modified to enable occupancy of the 12th floor; the 12th floor was previously proposed to contain mechanical space. As a result of the interior layout modification, the hotel's 12th floor would now feature a small fitness room and pool, and the residential building's 12th floor will now feature a pool, a clubroom and an outdoor roof deck.
The previously approved building massing has not been altered with the proposed 12th floor modifications; total building square feet would increase by approximately 19,397 square feet to 499,500 square feet from previously approved 479,678 square feet. Parcel K’s underground parking garage would be reduced to one level and a maximum of 420 spaces from three levels and 640 spaces; 197 spaces would initially be striped.
Sep 11, 2016
New developer taking over Parcel K project in Seaport, breaking ground early 2017
Banker & Tradesman reports that Lincoln Property Company of Boston will take over the approved Parcel K development project in the Seaport District and hopes to break ground in early 2017. Lincoln Property Company Executive Vice President John Miller confirmed the news; Lincoln Property Company will self-manage the property. Conroy Development of Stoughton, MA was designated by Massport, the site's owner, as Parcel K's developer in 2009; Conroy Development's project plan received approval from the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) in May 2014. The approved Parcel K plan will construct an 11-story residential building containing 304 rental apartments and a 10-story hotel building containing 250 rooms. Approximately 16,000 square feet of innovative office space and 25,000 square feet of retail will be located at the project's ground floor.
Aug 24, 2016
MetroMark Apartments now leasing and occupied, nearing full completion
Residents have moved into the first building at MetroMark Apartments, now leasing in Jamaica Plain steps to the Forest Hills rapid transit station. Visit MetroMarkApts.com for additional leasing information. The $95 million, 300,000 square foot MetroMark Apartments will feature 283 rental residential units and 5,000 square feet of retail space across four new buildings. Exterior finishes are just about fully installed at the second building at MetroMark Apartments, and installation of finishes is well underway along the third and fourth buildings' facades. Fireproofing and windows have been installed along the exteriors of all four buildings; MetroMark Apartments is fully topped off. The following are photographs of MetroMark Apartments:
May 13, 2016
839 Beacon Street approved for construction
The Boston Redevelopment Authority approved 839 Beacon Street for construction at last night's board meeting. Located in the Fenway neighborhood, the new building at 839 Beacon Street will contain 45 rental residential units, six of which will be designated affordable, and 4,500 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Construction of 839 Beacon Street could start in the fourth quarter of 2016.
A rendering of 839 Beacon Street is posted above. More information about 839 Beacon Street is posted below.
Apr 27, 2016
Parcel K mixed-use project expected to break ground in Q4 2016
At last night’s Fort Point Neighborhood Association meeting, the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) gave an update on Parcel K, an approximately 500,000 square foot mixed-use project approved for construction on Massport's Parcel K in the Seaport District. The project is in its final design stage; expected completion of design work is in the third quarter (Q3) of 2016.
The Parcel K project is expected to break ground in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2016. Construction of the project will take just over two years, with expected completion in the first quarter (Q1) of 2019.
The Parcel K project's developer is Conroy Development Corporation, who has entered a long-term lease with Massport to develop the parcel. More information about the Parcel K project is posted below.
Apr 20, 2016
Nearly 300 transit-oriented housing units coming to Jamaica Plain's Forest Hills
MetroMark Apartments, a four-building transit-oriented mixed-use development containing approximately 283 rental residential units and 5,000 square feet of retail space, will soon open in Jamaica Plain's Forest Hills neighborhood. The first apartments are set to open in June 2016. MetroMark Apartments is located across from a major rapid transit hub, Forest Hills Station, with multiple public transportation options. The Southwest Corridor bike path and walking trail is also located nearby.
The four buildings at MetroMark Apartments have risen significantly and are now a prominent feature of the Forest Hills streetscape.
Looking up Washington Street from Building A towards Building D
Looking down Washington Street from Building C towards Building A and Forest Hills Station
Building A, the closest building to Forest Hills Station, has fully topped off. Fireproofing and windows have been installed along Building A's facade. Installation of exterior finish panels has begun.
Building A; note ground-floor retail space
Building A finishes (left) and fireproofing (right)
Building A looking towards Forest Hills Station
Building A looking towards Building B
Across from Building A, Building B recently topped off. Windows have been installed along Building B's wooden frame, and installation of fireproofing is off to a strong start.
Building B looking towards Buildings C and D
Further up Washington Street, Buildings C and D's wooden frames will soon top off. Elevator cores for these buildings have already topped off.
Building D looking towards Building A
Building D with Building C at rear
The following is a site plan of MetroMark Apartments showing the locations of the four buildings.
More information about MetroMark Apartments is posted below.
Mar 29, 2016
New mixed-use building proposed near Audubon Circle in Fenway
A Small Project Review Application has been filed to construct a new mixed-use building at 839 Beacon Street in Boston's Fenway neighborhood. The proposed building would contain 45 rental residential units, six of which would be designated affordable, and 4,500 square feet of ground-floor retail space. The development team hopes to commence construction of the proposed building in the fourth quarter of 2016.
An architectural rendering of the proposed building is posted above; additional project information is posted below. The following is a link to the new Small Project Review Application for 839 Beacon Street.
Mar 17, 2016
C9’s facade is nearing completion. Windows have been almost fully installed along the building’s future office and ground-floor retail spaces. New heating and electrical systems have been installed to C9’s rear.
Interior work continues; C9 will contain an open floor plan configured for innovation and collaboration. C9 will be a great addition to Boston’s Fort Point neighborhood and the Seaport Innovation District. New photographs of C9 are posted above.
In other news, The Fort Pointer reports that neighboring 7 Channel Center may soon be redeveloped. Per The Fort Pointer’s tweet, a 23-story, 243 foot tall residential tower will be proposed with 272 units including 20 artist units. The Fort Pointer also reports that the building’s architect might be Handel Architects, who also designed Millennium Tower in Boston’s Downtown Crossing neighborhood. 7 Channel Center is owned by Berkeley Investments, who is C9's owner and developer. Stay tuned as this exciting Fort Point project evolves.
Dec 08, 2015
Significant progress is being made at C9. Restoration work and installation of new windows has given C9's historic facade a new shine and a strong presence on Channel Center Street. Columbia Construction and MacKay Construction Services are doing stellar work at C9, and we look forward to observing the talented team's continued progress.
May 1st, 2015
Construction has started at C9, recently approved for construction.
Dec 06, 2015
MetroMark Apartments rising swiftly
Significant progress is being made at Metromark Apartments in Jamaica Plain. The project's four buildings are rising swiftly and are becoming a prominent feature of the Forest Hills streetscape.
Building A looking towards Building D
Building D looking towards Building A
Building A's wooden frame has topped off. Windows are nearly fully installed, and installation of sheathing and fireproofing has begun.
Building A looking towards Building B
Building A; note retail space
Building A looking towards Forest Hills Station
Building A at left, Buildings B and C at right
Building B's wooden frame is close to topping off.
Building B at left, Building C at right
Building A looking towards Buildings B and C
Building B looking towards Building A
Building C's wooden frame will also top off soon.
Building D's foundation is complete, and the building's frame is starting to rise.
Building D foundation
Building D looking towards Building A
The Metric Corporation
team is hard at work building MetroMark Apartments, and we look forward to watching these exceptional buildings designed by Utile Inc.
continue to progress.