We take the same approach to every construction management project. From day one all the way through the ribbon cutting, we put your interests ahead of ours. We avoid “surprises.” We are proactive construction experts. We think through issues before they become issues. Oh, and we make sure you have a lot of fun along the way. That’s the Shawmut Design and Construction Way. And it’s the only way we’ve ever known.
Mar 13, 2020
Renovations Continue at The Historic Landmark, The Langham, Boston
The revamp of the historic landmark, The Langham, Boston in downtown continues. The large-scale renovation encompasses all areas of the hotel which was originally built in 1922 and first served as the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. The project, which began this past spring, includes a complete redesign of the guest rooms, a new Club Lounge, two Food & Beverage dining outlets, and enhanced function rooms. In addition, the project will include exterior canopy, awning, and lighting upgrades. Construction Risk Partners supported the project on behalf of Shawmut Design and Construction and procured a project-specific wrap-up insurance program covering the contractors working on site. Here’s a look at what the newly refreshed spaces will look like when the hotel reopens later this year.
Mar 09, 2020
Structure in Place for UMass New Worcester Dining Commons
UMass Amherst's new Worcester Dining Commons is taking shape with exterior work nearly complete and windows being installed. The 87,000 square foot building will feature a ground-floor retail food café, a commercial bakery, and a restaurant space. A “Neighborhood Center” of student spaces is also planned including lounges, meeting rooms, a fitness center, a contemplative space, and music practice rooms. The project is scheduled for completion for the Fall, 2020 semester.
Feb 20, 2020
Foundation Work Underway for Renovation of The Abbot Building in Harvard Square
Foundation work is underway for the renovation of the Abbott Building in the heart of Harvard Square. The updated building will feature over 32,000 square feet of office space plus 33,000 of retail. The project is expected to wrap up in the first quarter of 2021.
Feb 20, 2020
43K SF Retail/Office Project Proposed for Newbury Street Parking Lot
L3 Capital has proposed a 43,5000 square foot retail and office building on the surface parking lot at 149 Newbury Street. The new building would feature 17,500 square feet of retail space and approximately 26,000 square feet of office space. L3 acquired the parking lot in July 2019 for $40M.
Feb 02, 2020
$2.84M Permit Pulled for WeWork Fit-Out at One Milk Street
A permit valued at $2.84M has been pulled for the fit-out of the upcoming WeWork space at the renovated One Milk Street. The permit calls for new finishes to the 3rd-6th floors of the building, around 17,200 square feet in total. Work will also include modifications to HVAC, fire, electrical and plumbing.
Jan 17, 2020
$1.55M Permit Pulled for Future Chefs Fit-Out at The Clarion in Dorchester
Shawmut Design & Construction has pulled a permit valued at $1.55M for the fit-out of 5,700 square feet of ground-floor retail space at The Clarion in Dorchester. The space will be home to Future Chefs youth enrichment and culinary training program. The build-out will consist of a trade school and ground floor catering establishment with accessory offices.
Jan 10, 2020
PNF Filed For Langham Hotel Upgrades
While construction kicked off in April 2019, a project notification form has now been submitted for the updates to the historic Langham Hotel. The Project will include renovation of the guest rooms, an updated ground floor lobby area, upgraded conference facilities, a new ballroom, and restyled restaurants. Five of the 317 guest rooms will also be repurposed into a new club lounge. On the exterior, cosmetic upgrades to the marquee, lighting, and signage will also be included. Construction is expected to wrap up in the third quarter of this year.
Jan 09, 2020
Framing Ongoing for Comm. Ave Jaguar Land Rover Dealership
Steel framing is ongoing for the new Herb Chamber Jaguar Land Rover Dealership along Comm. Ave. in Allston. The 192,000 square foot project will include space for showrooms, offices, service bays, and vehicle storage. The property will also include parking for nearly 600 vehicles.
Dec 05, 2019
$4M Permit Pulled for Renovations at 341 Newbury Street
A permit valued at $4M has been pulled for renovations at 341 Newbury Street. The project will include the removal and infill of the existing automobile elevator and construction of white box office space and fitness room. New windows and a skylight will also be added. The 41,000+ square foot office/retail building was purchased by Gazit Globe for $51 million this past January.
Dec 03, 2019
101 South St. at Boynton Yards Officially Breaks Ground
On Monday, December 2nd, Leggat McCall hosted an official ground breaking ceremony for 101 South Street, the first building in the Boynton Yards redevelopment. 101 South will feature 290,000 square feet of state of the art lab space over four levels of underground parking and first floor retail and community arts spaces. The project is located adjacent to Union Square and will certainly benefit from the upcoming green line station set to open in 2021.
The 101 South Street team with Mayor Curtatone. The shovel presented to the mayor as part of the groundbreaking ceremony was painted by local artist JennyMae Kho.
Nov 23, 2019
Site Work Continues at 101 South St. at Boynton Yards
Site work is ongoing at 101 South Street as part of the Boynton Yards development in Somerville. The class A speculative lab building will feature 290,000 square feet of space aimed at emerging life sciences companies. This project will also include four levels of underground parking and ground-floor retail and community arts spaces. Construction of the initial building and related infrastructure and open space improvements started in June 2019 and will approximately 2 years, aligning the opening with the completion of the planned MBTA Green Line station in Union Square.
Nov 22, 2019
Demo Wrapping Up For Renovation of The Abbott Building in Harvard Square
Demo is nearly complete and concrete install has kicked off for the revamp of the historic Abbott Building in Harvard Square. The updated building will offer over 32,000 square feet of office space plus 33,000 of retail. Originally built in 1908, the renovations are expected to be completed in Q1 2021.
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