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May 24, 2020
Belmont's New High School Tops Off
Belmont's upcoming new High School building has topped off. As part of a new combined middle & High School, this first section of the project is expected to be complete in September 2021. The middle school is then expected to open in September 2023. In total, the project will offer over 425,000 square feet of state of the art space for grades 7-12.
Apr 15, 2020
Framing Ongoing for New Belmont High School
Steel framing work is ongoing for the major addition to the Belmont High School. The new High School is being constructed while the existing High School remains fully occupied. Once complete, the existing High School will be razed to make way for the new Middle School. An existing shared field house, pool and locker room will be retained and renovated as part of the project. The High School is expected to be occupied in 2021, the Middle School in 2023. The $295M project will create over 450,000 square feet of space for students in grades 7-12.
Mar 30, 2020
$3.5M Permit Pulled for Renovations to BOA Office at 100 Federal
A permit valued at $3.5M has been pulled for renovations to the Bank of America on the 5th floor of 100 Federal Street. The permit calls for updated electrical, fire alarm, sprinklers, and plumbing. The project would also include new finishes throughout the space.
Mar 04, 2020
Demo Permit Application Filed for 449 Cambridge St in Allston
The Boston Landmarks Commission has received an application to demolish the commercial structure and garage at 449 Cambridge Street in Allston. The development site was purchased by Anchor Line Partners for $10M this past November. A two-building project is now under review for the site to include 166 residential units plus 2,400 square feet of ground-floor retail/restaurant space and parking for 80 cars.
Feb 21, 2020
Steel Framing Underway for Future Sanofi Space at Cambridge Crossing
Steel framing is now underway on Parcel G at Cambridge Crossing, one of two buildings that will be home to Sanofi. The Parcel G building will feature 510,000 square feet of office and lab space offering 15' floor to floor heights along with a third-floor terrace. Next door the Parcel H building is set to include 405,000 square feet of space plus a fitness center and locker rooms for employees. Both buildings will feature garage parking and bike storage. Construction is expected to wrap up in Q3 2021.
Jan 15, 2020
Interior Finishing Underway at MIT's 290-292 Main St.
Interior finishing is now underway for the 28-story tower at 290-292 Main Street in Kendall Square. The building will feature 450 housing units for graduate students ranging in size from studios through 2-bedrooms. On the lower 5 floors of the building office space will house MIT’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship program, the admissions office and a childcare facility. Construction is expected to wrap up in December of this year.
Jan 05, 2020
Construction Continues for Dual-Branded Seaport Hotel
Construction continues for the upcoming dual-branded Hampton Inn & Homewood Suites coming to Boston's Seaport. The 14-story building will feature 411 rooms along with a 75 car parking garage and 3,500 square feet of retail space. Shared hotel amenities will include a fitness center, indoor pool, meeting space, and an on-site restaurant.
Dec 07, 2019
Tower Cranes in Place at Cambridge Crossing Parcels G and H
A pair of tower cranes are now in place at Cambridge Crossing parcels G & H, future home of Sanofi. The parcel G building will be 12-stories to include 510,000 square feet of office and lab space while parcel H, will come in at 9-stories with around 405,000 square feet. There will also be a total of nearly 850 parking spaces between the two buildings.
Nov 06, 2019
Allston Development Site Acquired for $10 Million
The property at 449 Cambridge Street in Allston has been acquired by Anchor Line Partners for $10 million.
Anchor Line Partners proposes the construction of two, independent, multi-family residential buildings, one at each parcel. The Cambridge Street building would have seven floors and a gross floor area (GFA) of approximately 131,000 square feet, with approximately 127 dwelling units, approximately 2,400 square feet of retail/restaurant/ services space, and approximately 80 accessory parking spaces.
Nov 05, 2019
Construction Continues at MIT's 290-292 Main St.
Various stages of construction are ongoing at MIT's 290-292 Main Street project. The tower's higher modern level, where the graduate student housing will be located, has moved on to interior finishings while the ground-level retail space is actively undergoing construction and historical restoration of the exterior. When complete the building will feature 450 student housing units plus a childcare facility and around 10,000 square feet of retail space.
Oct 21, 2019
449 Cambridge St. in Allston Under Review
The proposed project by Anchor Line Partners for 449 Cambridge Street in Allston is under official review. The two-building project would feature a total of 166 residential units plus 2,400 square feet of ground-floor retail/restaurant space. The development would also include parking for 80 cars. According to the PNF construction is anticipated to kick off in the second quarter of 2020 and would last around 15 months.
Oct 14, 2019
Facade and Window Install Ongoing for Marine Wharf Hotel
Facade and window install are well underway for the Marine Wharf Hotel in Boston's seaport near Boston's cruise terminal. The 14-story hotel will be dual-branded and include a 245-room Hampton Inn and a 166-room Homewood Suites. The project also includes around 3,500 square feet of retail space and parking for $75. The project was recently refinanced for just over $105M.
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