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.
Jul 08, 2019
101 South Street Financed for $140 Million
The Class A speculative lab building at Boynton Yards has been financed via Bank OZK for $140 million.
The 290,000 square foot building will match the quality of newly constructed buildings in Kendall Square/East Cambridge and will provide state-of-the-art lab space geared towards emerging life science companies. The project will also include four levels of underground parking and first floor retail and community arts spaces.
Mar 06, 2019
Renovated, Historic Buildings at One Milk Street Now Leasing
The repositioning of One Milk Street is nearly complete with newly renovated office and retail space available for lease. The project consists of two buildings both with a rich history. The Franklin Building, located at 17 Milk Street, was built in 1874, housed the Boston Post newspaper until 1905 and is also known as the site of Benjamin Franklin's birth. The Transcript Building, at 322 Washington Street, was completed in 1873 and was home to the Boston Evening Transcript.
Retail space is located on One Milk Street’s ground floor, with office spaces on the second through sixth floors. Available office space ranges from 2,856 to 28,775 square feet and features high ceilings, exposed brick, and large windows.
Jan 07, 2019
Newbury Street Properties Acquired for $51 Million
Gazit Globe has acquired the properties at 341-343 Newbury Street in Boston's Back Bay for $51 million.
341 Newbury Street is a 41,958 square foot prime office/retail building on one of the busiest blocks of Boston' s renowned Back Bay. This location is surrounded by contemporary retailers like Madewell, Brandy Melville, Patagonia, The North Face, Lululemon, and the new Uniqlo flagship store.
343 Newbury Street is the adjacent building totaling 17,982 square feet of space spread over 3 stories. The retail building was constructed in 1919 and is currently home to fashion brand Forever 21.
Oct 08, 2018
Renovation of One Milk Street Nearing Completion
The renovation of One Milk Street in the heart of Downtown Crossing is nearing completion with windows in place for first floor retail space and interior work being completed on the upper floors that will house office space. The renovation of the 45,000 sf building also includes a new HVAC, roof, and electrical systems.
Aug 28, 2018
UMass Boston Opens First Residence Hall
UMass Boston celebrated the opening of their first-ever residence hall with a ribbon cutting earlier this week (Tuesday, 8/28). The $120 million project will house 1077 students, who will start moving in this weekend. The 260,000-square-foot complex also features study lounges, a dining commons and seminar rooms.
Jul 24, 2018
Renovations Continue at Myles Standish HallConstruction continues on the East Half of Myles Proper and the Annex at Boston University’s Myles Standish Hall. With expected completion in August, the current work includes Interior demo and exterior work of the Annex.The project will maximize bed count and private bedrooms with an energy efficient, LEED certified design that provides the type of modern amenities and common spaces needed to retain undergraduate students on campus. The renovation of Myles Standish Hall is designed to improve the undergraduate residential life experience for 730 students. Leveraging BU’s previous investment in the Yawkey Center for Student Services at 100 Bay State Road, the goal is to create an East Campus undergraduate community space that activates the Beacon Street streetscape.The project remains on schedule using Touchplan, a construction software that allows developers to plan, implement, and monitor projects in their entirety. The innovative software gives developers the ability to see the full spectrum of their project down to every last detail. Touchplan has let developers keep their projects on or ahead of time leading to lower costs and more efficient construction.
Jun 29, 2018
Work on New Store Fronts Continues at One Milk StreetThe repositioning and renovations at One Milk Street in the heart of Downtown Crossing continues with work on both the Transcript and Franklin buildings. This renovation will create new storefronts along Washington Street and Milk Street and add a new curtain wall on Milk Street. Interior work will include new elevators and fire protection system. The upper floors will feature modern office space, now available for lease.
Jun 07, 2018
Lovejoy Wharf Mortgaged For $125 MillionRelated Beal, the developer of Lovejoy Wharf, has mortgaged the property via Deutsche Bank USA for $125 million.The development features 160 North Washington Street, the completed redevelopment of the historic Hoffman Building into 214,000 square feet of office space housing the headquarters of the Converse footwear company. The property also features 100 Lovejoy Wharf, a 157-residence, 15-story, 250,000 square foot luxury condominium building with ground-floor retail space.
May 16, 2018
Night Moves: Night Shift Opening Lovejoy Wharf LocationEverett-based, Night Shift, a locally loved and award-winning micro-brewery plans on opening a second location under the Converse Building at Lovejoy Wharf. As the North Station area continues to boom, with the Hub on Causeway and multiple mixed-use developments in the area, the brewery will be a welcomed addition.The upcoming brewpub will amass 12,000 square-feet of space at 1 Lovejoy Wharf and hopes that the additional location can continue to help establish them as a Boston brand. Seating will accommodate about 300 people and weather pending, people will have access to a waterfront patio that overlooks the Harborwalk Night Shift is excited about is the transit-oriented location, being right next to North Station and the MBTA.According to Eater Boston, Night Shift’s production manager Anna Jobe will manage the Lovejoy brewery’s 10-barrel brewing system, which has a capacity of about 2,500 barrels per year. The taproom is set to have 30 draft lines with the majority of the beers brewed on-site and only poured out of the Lovejoy facility.
Oct 20, 2017
Repositioning of One Milk Street office and retail building in Downtown Crossing begins
A groundbreaking ceremony was held last Thursday (October 19th) for the renovation and repositioning of One Milk Street, a 45,000-square-foot historic building located at the corner of Washington and Milk Streets in Downtown Crossing, into state-of-the-art office and retail space. When complete, One Milk Street spaces will feature exposed brick, eight-foot windows and high ceilings, with fully modernized building systems. Space at One Milk Street is now available for lease. One Milk Street developer Midwood Investment and Development acquired the building in September 2015 for $18.2 million.
Aug 15, 2017
Ribbon cut on Lovejoy Wharf luxury condos
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held last week for the new Lovejoy Wharf waterfront luxury condominiums in Bulfinch Triangle, marking the completion of construction and welcoming the building's first residents, who will take occupancy this Fall. Lovejoy Wharf developer Related Beal was joined by Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and Massachusetts Secretary of Transportation Stephanie Pollack at the ribbon cutting. Lovejoy Wharf feautres 157 condominium residences now on sale, located steps from Downtown Boston and multiple dining and shopping options. Available residences include studios, one-bedrooms, two-bedrooms and three-bedrooms, with prices starting at $750,000. Lovejoy Wharf residents will have access to exclusive amenities including a landscaped 12th floor rooftop terrace, a spacious wharfside health club, a fitness studio, a resident lounge, a waterfront event room, a distinctive fireside library lounge, a billiards room, a business center and a children’s room. The following is a photograph from the ribbon cutting ceremony, courtesy Related Beal:
Aug 03, 2017
UMass Boston's first student residence hall tops off at 12 stories tall
UMass Boston's first-ever on-campus student residence hall, featuring 1,077 beds and a host of amenities, has topped off at 12 stories tall. A topping-off ceremony was held at the $120 million residence hall today, during which the structure's last steel beam was lifted into place. With structural steel construction complete, concrete floor pouring is now underway on the residence hall's upper floors. Concrete floors have been poured on the building's lower floors, along which facade weatherproofing has begun. Opening in time for the Fall 2018 semester, UMass Boston's residence hall will also provide the UMass Boston community with a new ground-floor dining hall. Resident amenities will include a TV lounge, a gaming area and a study lounge. The following are photographs from the residence hall topping-off ceremony, courtesy residence hall architect Elkus Manfredi Architects:
Celebrating the #toppingoff of the #elkusmanfrediproject @UMassBoston res hall pic.twitter.com/ZEMou5FGVY— Elkus Manfredi Arch. (@ElkusManfredi) August 3, 2017
Up it goes! #elkusmanfrediproject @UMassBoston res hall #toppingoff pic.twitter.com/mHfxYlk77e— Elkus Manfredi Arch. (@ElkusManfredi) August 3, 2017
Beam in place! Congratulations to the entire project team! @Shawmut_Builds #capstone #elkusmanfrediproject @UMassBoston res hall #toppingoff pic.twitter.com/bxYxzrRkZi— Elkus Manfredi Arch. (@ElkusManfredi) August 3, 2017
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