CO Issued for Portion of Units Within the Phase II of Orient Heights Redevelopment
Certificates of occupancy have been issued for 72 apartments & 8 townhomes within the redevelopment Orient Heights in East Boston. In total, the project will contain a total of 331 public housing units plus an 8,000 square foot community center and management office.
Newton Zoning Board Approves Mixed-Use 40B Project
Criterion Development Partners has won approval from Newton's Zoning Board of Appeals for a comprehensive permit for their 15 Riverdale project. The 40B project would include two buildings featuring a total of 204 apartments, 51 of which would be designated affordable. The development also includes 4,600 square feet of retail and community space. A new pubic courtyard will be located at the heart of the complex, providing a pathway down to the lush landscape along the Charles River.
Lowell Mixed-Income Community Receives $25.2M in Financing From MassHousing
WinnCompanies and MassHousing have closed on $25.2 in financing for the upcoming mixed-use project on parcels 8 & 9 in Lowell's Hamilton Canal Innovation District. The two-building project is set to include 125 apartments, including 54 new workforce housing units. The buildings will be linked by an enclosed sky bridge spanning Canal Street, a nod to Lowell’s history which will also complement the new signature bridge the city recently built over the Lower Pawtucket Canal.
Construction Remains on Schedule for Transit-Oriented Development in North Quincy
Callahan Construction Managers announces construction remains on schedule at The Abby, a transit-oriented development at the MBTA’s North Quincy Red Line stop. The project is approaching construction milestones including the completion of exterior finishes and façade work. The project is designed by ICON Architecture and developed in partnership by Bozzuto and Atlantic.
The new, mixed-use development will include three (3) apartment buildings with 610 units, 45,000 SF of retail space anchored by a Target store, a 1,314-space parking garage, including 852 parking spots for MBTA commuters.
Phase one (1) of construction remains on-time, even amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Callahan has continued to work diligently on Building A, with the team finalizing the property’s exterior, and installing and painting windows and cabinets in the first block of units. The Abby’s garage also nears completion, with continued work on elevator installations. Foundations at the post-tension section of the amenity area of Building B are also underway.
“Callahan is proud of our safety team, which has overseen numerous job site changes, and has still maintained project schedules at the North Quincy site,” said Patrick Callahan, President of Callahan Construction Managers. “We have enjoyed a very successful partnership with Bozzuto and ICON Architecture, working in close collaboration during a difficult construction climate, and look forward to completing this transit-oriented community.”
The Abby aims to redevelop North Quincy Station by transforming a former bus depot and parking lot into a vibrant community that pays homage to the area’s rich history. Residents at The Abby at North Quincy Station will have access to many luxury amenities including two outdoor courtyards, pool deck, club lounge, entertainment kitchen, dog spa, bike fix-it shop, and a fitness center with active group fitness and studio areas.
“We appreciate Callahan’s attention to safety during this challenging time. Callahan has been able to maintain a safe work environment while keeping the job operational allowing us protect our workers and deliver the new project as planned,” said Mike Henehan, President of Bozzuto Development Company.
The residential portion of the project will be delivered over two phases, with the first units available for occupancy in May of 2021 and the second phase in January 2022. The entire North Quincy Station Redevelopment project is scheduled to be completed by Spring 2022.
Plumbing & Gas Permits Pulled for Brighton Multifamily Project
A series of permits for gas and plumbing work valued at $3.545M have been pulled for the 2 building project at 1550 Soldiers Field Road. The larger building in the complex will feature 211 apartments with the smaller offering 38 affordable condos. Parking garages within each building will offer a total of 175 spaces.
$7.38M Construction Loan Secured for 21 Soldiers Field Place
SMC Management has secured construction financing of $7,380,000.00 for 21 Soldiers Field Place via Newburyport Bank. 21 Soldiers Field Place is set to include 38 affordable condos and will be part of the 2 building development with 1550 Soldiers Field Road, which would include 211 apartments. Both buildings within the project would offer garage parking and outdoor courtyard space for residents.
Construction Continues for The Abby in North Quincy
Construction continues on The Abby at the North Quincy MBTA Station. The project will consist of three connected buildings offering 610 luxury apartments and 45,000 square feet of retail. The first phase of the project set to be complete this summer is the parking garage, which will offer 1,314 spaces in total, 852 for MBTA commuters and 462 for residents. The Abby will also feature over 15,000 square feet of amenity spaces to include a fitness center with active group fitness and studio areas, a solarium, a club lounge, an entertainment kitchen, billiards, a dog spa, a bike fix-it shop, an outdoor pool deck with grills, an outdoor dog run and two landscaped courtyards.
Construction Nearly Complete for The Buckley: Units Now Leasing
The property clubhouse and leasing center is now open at The Buckley as final touches are wrapped up across the project. The Framingham project will feature a total of 210 luxury apartments ranging in size from 600 square feet studios to 3 bedroom homes at 1,400 square feet. Amenities on-site include a fitness center, club room with tasting kitchen and billiards, game room and media center.
Certificate of Occupancy Issued for First Units at Velo JP
A certificate of occupancy has been issued for the first tower, 122 units, at Velo JP along with the amenity space and 1/2 of the shared garage. When complete Velo will feature 250 units in total along with just over 4,000 square feet of retail space. The transit-oriented project is located directly across the street from the Forest Hills MBTA station.
Window Install Has Kicked Off for The Abby in Quincy
Window install has kicked off for the first residential building at The Abby in North Quincy. The transit-oriented project adjacent to the North Quincy MBTA Station will feature 610 apartments along with 50,000 square feet of commercial/retail space including Target as one of the anchor tenants. The development also includes a 1,300+ space parking garage that is set to open this coming summer.
Site Work Ongoing for 1550 Soldiers Field Road
Site work has begun for 1550 Soldiers Field Road, the larger part of the two-building, 223,000 square foot residential development overlooking the Charles River. The larger six-story building will contain 211 market-rate units ranging from studios to two-bedrooms. Site work has not yet begun on 21 Soldiers Field Place, the smaller, four-story building consisting of 38 affordable condominiums.
Interior Finishes Going In For The Buckley in Framingham
Interior finish work is ongoing for the 210 modern apartments at The Buckley in Framingham. Units will range from studios at just over 600 square feet through 3 bedrooms/2 bath homes featuring over 1400 square feet of living space. Amenities will include a fitness center, club room with catering kitchen, and pet spa. The Buckley is now leasing with expected first move-ins this spring.