Established over 70 years ago as Beacon Construction, Skanska has been building New England’s landmarks since 1946.
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 28, 2020
Framing Ongoing for STEM Addition to Brookline High School
Structural steel framing is ongoing for the STEM building addition to the Brookline High School. The addition will add 70,000 square feet to include new biology and chemistry classrooms, a maker space, the culinary arts kitchen and café, as well as administrative and support spaces. This portion of the project is set to be complete in February 2021.
Elsewhere on the project at 111 Cypress Street foundation work is nearly complete for the upcoming 120,000 square foot academic building being added to the campus. This space will include room for general use classrooms, a library, physics labs, special education classrooms, a cafeteria, and a “white box” theater. Construction here is expected to wrap up in September 2021.
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.
Feb 24, 2020
Foundation Work Underway for Brookline High School Expansion Project
The high school's expansion project has three parts and includes both renovations and new construction. The new construction will add 111 Cypress Street, a 120,000 square foot academic building composed of classrooms, labs, a library, cafeteria, theater, and administrative offices. Additionally, a new 70,000 square foot STEM building will include biology, chemistry, and culinary arts classrooms as well as administrative offices. The renovation of the Tappan Street Gym consists of new classrooms, a new entrance, and upgraded locker rooms.
Feb 02, 2020
Certificate of Occupancy Issued for Two Drydock
A certificate of occupancy has been issued for the base building, core, and shell, of Two Drydock in Boston's Seaport. The 13-story building features 230,000 square feet of office space plus 9,000 square feet of ground-floor retail. Tenants at the project will include MullenLowe and Mediahub, Shell TechWorks and local brewery Lord Hobo. Amenities at Two Drydock include an 11th-floor terrace facing the Boston skyline and rooftop yoga studio.
Dec 06, 2019
$8M Tenant Fit-up Permit Pulled for Two Drydock
A permit valued at $8M has been pulled for tenant fit-up on floors 7-10 at Two Drydock Avenue. The project will include new finishes along with mechanical and electrical. When complete in the first quarter of 2020, Two Drydock will feature 225,000 square feet of office space with 9,500 square feet of ground-floor retail.
Tenants at the project will include MullenLowe and Mediahub who have leased 114,620 square feet plus Shell TechWorks who committed to 43,821 square feet. Local brewery Lord Hobo will occupy the 9,000 square feet of retail/restaurant space on the ground floor.
Nov 07, 2019
Fire Alarm and Electrical Permits Pulled for Everlane Coming to 121 Seaport
Fire alarm and electrical permits have been pulled for the fit-out of a new Everlane Store coming to 121 Seaport. The 50,000 square feet of retail space at the base of the Class A office project is quickly filling up with permits pulled for a Helly Hansen outpost last month. While primarily an online retailer Everlane has been expanding it's brick and mortar presence with the Seaport location expected to open next year.
Oct 22, 2019
Permit Issued for Plumbing Fit-Out of Helly Hansen Store in the Seaport
A permit has been pulled for the plumbing fit-out for a Helly Hansen store coming to the retail space at the base of 121 Seaport. The Norwegian brand offers clothing & gear for skiing, sailing and outdoor wear, fitting for the waterfront location.
Oct 21, 2019
Lord Hobo Coming to Two Drydock
Local brewery Lord Hobo has signed a lease for the 9,000 square feet of retail/restaurant space on the ground floor of Two Drydock in the Seaport. Along with a working brewery, the space will include a gastropub, taproom, and lounge. Upstairs Two Drydock will feature 225,000 square feet of Class A office space offering an array of amenities from a welcoming public plaza to a rooftop yoga studio. Construction is expected to wrap up in the first quarter of 2020.
Jun 26, 2019
Construction Expected to Kick Off Next Month for Brookline High School Expansion Project
Demolition and construction on the Brookline High School Expansion Project will officially kick off next month. Skanska Construction and architects of William Rawn Associates will be overseeing the construction of a new science wing at the corner of Tappan and Greenough as well as a new building at 111 Cypress Street. Demolition and construction of this project is expected to be completed by August of 2021.
Jun 07, 2019
Construction Continues on Skanska's Next Seaport Office Project: Two Drydock
Window install is ongoing for Skanska's Two Drydock, in Boston's Seaport. The 225,000 square foot project will feature flexible, modern office space, offering abundant natural light through this glass facade. Along with the office space the building will also feature 9,500 square foot of ground floor retail and parking for 150 cars. The parking has been strategically placed on floors 2-4 to allow for possible future repositioning.
Apr 29, 2019
Windows Going in at Two Drydock
Construction on Skanska's newest office project, Two Drydock is advancing with windows being installed. The upcoming 250,000 square foot mixed-use office building captures the industrial look of the neighborhood while offering modern office amenities like a rooftop terrace, fitness center, and open workspaces with abundant natural light. The building is targetting LEED Gold Certification and will feature an energy recovery system and high-performance curtain wall facade.
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