Nitsch Engineering provides civil, transportation, and structural engineering; land surveying; green infrastructure; planning; and GIS services. Since 1989, we have worked with developers, corporate and institutional owners, public agencies, architects, and other design professionals on major private development and public infrastructure projects in 18 states and five countries. Our unique capabilities include consulting for green/LEED projects, permitting, and performing both traditional and laser scanning surveys.
We are proud to be listed on the Boston Business Journal's Top 25 Engineering Firms in Massachusetts, and to be ranked the second Best Civil Engineering Firm to Work For in the country by ZweigWhite. Nitsch Engineering is the largest Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) civil engineering firm in Massachusetts, and are also certified as a WBE in the states of New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. We are certified as a WBE nationally by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).
Jun 05, 2020
$62M Building Permit Pulled for 212 Stuart St.
Consigli Construction has pulled a building permit valued at $62M for the upcoming 19 story building at 212 Stuart Street. The project is set to include 126 apartments, two walk-up townhouses, and around 3,000 square feet of ground-floor retail/restaurant space. Resident amenities will include an outdoor landscaped rooftop deck, common space, and bicycle storage.
Jun 04, 2020
Facade Install Complete for BU Dental School Expansion
Install of the terracotta and faux wood trim facade panels has been finished for the expansion and renovations of BU's Goldman Dental School. On the interior of the 126,000+ square foot space, finish work is ongoing including paint, carpet, and even furniture install. Construction is expected to wrap up in spring 2021.
Jun 02, 2020
Framing Back Underway for the Omni Boston Seaport
Crews are back on site, working on framing for the Omni Boston Seaport. The upcoming 1,055 room hotel will be the city's fourth-largest hotel when complete. The hotel will also include 120,000 square feet of meeting and event space including two large 25,000-square-foot and 15,500-square-foot ballrooms, 35,000 square feet of restaurant space, 5,000 square feet of retail space and an 8,500-square-foot spa and fitness center.
May 27, 2020
$3.2M Plumbing & Gas Permits Pulled for East Boston Multifamily Project
Permits valued at $3.2M have been pulled for the plumbing & gas install to 144 Addison Street in East Boston. The upcoming development will feature 230 apartments across 2 buildings connected by a central resident amenity space. . A total of 169 vehicle garage parking spaces, 270 covered bicycle storage spaces, and 15 exterior bicycle parking spaces would be provided on-site.
May 27, 2020
Framing Rising for The Alcott
With construction permitted for exterior work and multi-family projects in Boston, framing is back underway for The Alcott near North Station. The upcoming 44-story tower that replaces the Garden Garage will feature 469 apartments. The project will also 2,300 square feet of ground-floor retail space plus a new parking garage with space for around 830 cars.
May 22, 2020
$286M Building Permit Pulled for BU Data Science Center
As reported earlier this week on BLDUP construction activity is back underway for the BU Data Sciences Center and now Suffolk Construction has pulled the building permit for the project. The permit is valued at $285,993,935.00. Due to open in 2022, the center will be state of the art in every way: striking architecture, advanced resources, environmental sensitivity, and interior spaces designed to facilitate collaboration. The 19-story structure will house BU's mathematics, statistics, and computer science programs, as well as the renowned Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering.
May 19, 2020
BU Begins Early Stage Excavation on Site of Future Data Sciences Center
Boston University has begun excavation work along Commonwealth Avenue the future home of the Data Science Center. Additionally, stockpiles have been created on-site and the parking lot is beginning to be disassembled. The upcoming 350,000-square-foot tower will be Boston's biggest sustainable building, and BU’s most energy-efficient. The Center will bring the University’s mathematics, statistics, and computer science departments under one roof to further interdisciplinary research in the booming field of data sciences.
May 15, 2020
Change of Ownership & Adjusted Plans Approved for 175 Orleans
The BPDA has approved the change of ownership of 175 Orleans Street along with slightly adjust plans for the project. Current owners, Hudson Realty 62 purchased the property in January 2017 for $14.75M. The adjusted plans for the historic industrial building which will decrease the number of hotel rooms from 127 to 123, eliminate a 6th-floor addition and reconfigure the ground floor restaurant/amenity space.
Apr 30, 2020
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.
Apr 29, 2020
$1M Electrical Permit for 144 Addison St Project in East Boston
An electrical permit valued at $1,050,000 has been pulled for the 144 Addison Street multi-family project in East Boston. The upcoming development will feature 230 apartments across 2 buildings connected by a central resident amenity area. Along with amenity space, the project is also set to include parking for 169 vehicles and 285 bicycles.
Apr 22, 2020
Plumbing & Gas Permits Pulled for 2 Buildings in the Whittier Choice Redevelopment
A series of plumbing and gas permits have been pulled for 25 Whittier Street & 180 Ruggles Street within the Whittier Choice development. The redevelopment will create a total of 387 residential units, apartments & condos, along with 7,680 square feet of retail space. The first phase of the project opened earlier this year.
Apr 21, 2020
$1.3M In Affordable Housing Financing Finalized for 28 Austin St. in Newton
MassHousing has closed on $1.3 million in affordable workforce housing financing to Austin Street Partners LLC, for the new, 68-unit 28 Austin Street in Newton, which offers 23 workforce housing apartments for lower- and moderate-income households. The building features 33 one-bedroom apartments and 35 two-bedroom apartments along with a 90 space parking garage and amenities including a fitness center, and resident lounge.
"MassHousing was pleased to be a partner with the development team and the City of Newton in this transformative project that turned a city parking lot into a new community with 68 units of mixed-income rental housing with retail and public space," said MassHousing Executive Director Chrystal Kornegay. "We applaud the City of Newton’s commitment to housing the Commonwealth’s workforce and congratulate Dinosaur Capital Partners and Oaktree Development on a job well done."
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