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Jul 18, 2019
Framing Kicks Off for Omni Seaport
With the concrete cores on the site climbing, framing has also started for the upcoming Omni Hotel in Boston's busy Seaport. The 1,055 room hotel will feature the city's largest ballroom and a 4th-floor pool deck that will allow guests to host year-round events featuring views of the Boston skyline. The luxury hotel will also offer guests access to the Mokara Spa, a state of the art fitness center, and numerous dining options including a French brasserie & boulangerie. The Omni Seaport is set to open in early 2021.
Jul 12, 2019
NPC Approved for The Huntington
A notice of project change has been approved for The Huntington, giving the development team the ok to reduce the floor to ceiling height within the 32 story tower in order to create 2 additional floors of living space. These two floors will allow for an additional 20 units, increasing the unit total to 446.
Jul 03, 2019
321 Harrison Refinanced for $164.66 Million
The property at 321 Harrison Street in Boston has been refinanced via Goldman Sachs Bank for $164.66 million.
The eight-story, 232,500 square foot office building is under construction on top of the existing three-story, 300 car garage at 321 Harrison Avenue.
The resulting 11-story building will be approximately 150 feet tall and will feature a new glass curtainwall facade. The Roman numerals III II I (3 2 1) will be incorporated into the curtainwall facing the Massachusetts Turnpike, a nod to the building's address. The existing garage will be retained. Approximately 2,500 square feet of retail or gallery space will be added to the existing garage's street level.
Jul 02, 2019
Facade Install Nearly Complete for 1st Phase of Packard Crossing
Facade install is almost complete for the first phase of the Packard Crossing development in Allston. This first phase integrates the new four-story building into the existing Victorian house on the site and will feature 38 apartments. Underneath the building, a parking garage was also constructed with space for 39 cars. The second phase of the project will construction another larger building along Brighton Avenue to feature 76 units and around 3,000 square feet of ground floor retail along with another 175 parking spaces.
Jul 01, 2019
Construction Continues on Redevelopment of Whittier Choice
Construction is ongoing with sheathing and window install work underway for first phases of the Whittier Choice project while demo has also kicked off to remove older buildings on the site. The Whittier Choice development will create a total of 387 residential units, bringing an increase of 187 residential units to the development. Around 7,680 square feet of retail will also be built as part of the redevelopment. The new buildings will contain a mix of affordable and market-rate residential units. Both rental and condominium residential units will be constructed ranging from studios to four-bedrooms.
Jun 21, 2019
Leasing Kicks Off for 3200 Washington JP
Leasing has kicked off for Berkeley Investments, 3200 Washington JP, a brand new 73 unit apartment building in Egelston Square. Resident amenities will include a fitness center, garage parking, communal roof deck, courtyard and close proximity to the MBTA and Southwest Corridor Park. The building also includes approximately 3,500 square feet of retail at street level and a lobby that will showcase creative artwork from local artists.
The apartments in the new six-story building range from studios to three-bedrooms with square footages from 434 to 1,232 square feet, and market pricing starting at $2,405. The unit mix at 3200 Washington JP specifically includes 19 studios, 11 one-bedrooms, 34 two-bedrooms, and 9 three-bedrooms, many offering private terraces or outdoor decks in addition to the building’s shared roof deck and courtyard. Of the 73 units, nine have been designated as affordable rental units for qualifying households. Additionally, a separate triple-decker consisting of three additional affordable three-bedroom condominiums also offers affordable ownership opportunities.
Esther Chung Byun, Development Project Manager at Berkeley Investments, says she’s “thrilled that 3200 JP is finally set to open and welcome new residents to the community.” She adds that “the project’s location is highly desirable, with immediate access to the Orange Line as well as numerous parks and community amenities like Jamaica Pond, Southwest Corridor Park and The Brewery, JP’s unique small business complex. We’re also excited about the artwork to be showcased in our lobby that will bring the creative energy of JP inside, as well as the new retail we’ll be adding to a neighborhood that’s already rich with restaurants and small businesses.”
The project will seek LEED Gold certification as it welcomes residents in the summer of 2019.
Jun 21, 2019
Construction Continues on The Beat in Dorchester
Construction continues on Nordblom's transformation of BEAT in Dorchester, set to include 360,000 square feet of office space and 300,000 square feet of flex/light industrial space. The project will also include a 10,000-square-foot fitness center and a 100-seat restaurant and a micro craft brewery with a food component, including an outdoor beer garden. A new multi-use path will also be created around the site, restoring the adjacent Patten’s Cove public park and integrating the site into the surrounding Dorchester community.
Jun 14, 2019
Framing Begins for The Quinn, 370-380 Harrison Ave.
Framing has kicked off for Related Beal's 370-380 Harrison Avenue project now dubbed The Quinn (after the Quinzani's Bakery formerly on the site). The 14-story building will contain 273 residential units, including 172 rental apartments and 101 condominiums, and 8,500 square feet of ground-floor retail. Condos will range in size from studios through 4 bedrooms. Three levels of parking under the building will have space for 180 cars.
Jun 11, 2019
PNF Filed for 1515 Commonwealth Avenue Project
The Davis Companies has filed a project notification form for the proposed 330 unit residential project to replace the vacant medical building at 1515 Commonwealth Avenue. The plans call for a 340,000 square foot building with 40,000 square feet of new green space along Commonwealth Avenue. Units within the building would be a mix of condos and apartments (currently projected as 155 condos & 175 rentals). Around 200 parking spaces would be provided in a partially at-grade and below-grade garage. The tallest portion of the building is 17 stories, located on the northern portion of the Project Site closer to the higher density buildings along Commonwealth Avenue while the remainder of the building will range from six to nine stories.
Jun 04, 2019
The Davis Companies Celebrate Groundbreaking at 100 Shawmut
The Davis Companies held a groundbreaking celebration for the launch of 100 Shawmut in Boston's South End. The development will feature a 13-story, 138-unit residential project with a 980-square-foot ground-floor cafe which would be located at the intersection of Herald Street and Shawmut Avenue in the South End’s rapidly developing New York Streets neighborhood.
“Today, we celebrate the groundbreaking of 100 Shawmut – a project realized through a unique partnership between The Davis Companies, the Boston Chinese Evangelical Church and the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association,” said Jonathan Davis, Founder & CEO of The Davis Companies. “Our collaboration has yielded a dynamic development for the historic South End and this innovative property will ensure that our Chinatown-based non-profit partners will be able to serve the community for years to come, in addition to bringing new housing and jobs to our city.”
Amenities at 100 Shawmut would include a 13th-floor rooftop deck and amenity space and a 9th-floor rooftop terrace, both offering sweeping views of the Boston skyline. Select 7th-floor residences would have private balconies and rooftop terraces.
Jun 03, 2019
Foundation Construction Ongoing for The Mark at DeNormandie Wharf
Foundation work is ongoing along the East Boston Waterfront for The Mark at DeNormandie Wharf. The upcoming 107 unit luxury project has already sold 50% of the units in Phase II. Resident amenities at The Mark will include an outdoor waterfront terrace along with a billiards lounge and movie/golf lounge. The development is located just a few blocks from Maverick Square.
May 31, 2019
Radius Apartments in Brighton Now Open
Radius Apartments at 530 Western Avenue at the gateway to Brighton is now open. The project features 132 luxury apartments and 5,000 square feet of ground-floor retail along with parking 108 cars and 132 bicycles. Units feature stainless appliances, quartz countertops, walk-in closets, and smartphone-enabled keyless entry. Prices range from $2455 for studios to 2 bedroom/2baths at just under $4000 per month.
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