SGA (Spagnolo Gisness & Associates, Inc.) was founded in 1991 by Al Spagnolo, Bill Gisness and Jeff Tompkins. As a full-service architectural, planning, interior design, Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) and branded environments firm, SGA is based out of Boston, MA.
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.
Jan 29, 2020
Interior Finishing Ongoing for The Heights at Haverhill
Modern interior finishes are being installed within the new 10-story riverfront tower in downtown Haverhill. The Heights will feature 42 loft-style apartments along with a host of amenities including a sky-lounge and roof deck. The project will also offer restaurant space and classrooms and a test kitchen, for the Lupoli Family School of Hospitality & Culinary Arts, an extension of Northern Essex Community College. The building is expected to welcome first residents this spring.
Photo: SGA Architects
Jan 02, 2020
Construction Ongoing at 200 Station Ave in Westwood
Exterior work is ongoing for the 4-story Class A office building at 200 Station Ave on the upper campus at University Station in Westwood. The 100,000 square foot project will be home to Citizens Bank, who will have around 600 employees working from the space.
Dec 23, 2019
Exterior Work Nearly Complete For 80 University Ave. in Westwood
Exterior work is nearly complete for the new 40,000 square foot class A office project along University Ave. in Westwood. The 2-story building has been fully leased by a privately held, full-service investment consulting and advisory firm.
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.
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.
Dec 03, 2019
Newton City Council Approves Northland's Mixed-Use Project
Last night the Newton City Council approved the 14 building mixed-use project Northland has planned for the 22+ acre site on Needham and Oak Streets. The project will include a total of 800 housing units (140 of which will be affordable), 180,000 square feet of office space and 115,000 square feet of commercial space. Plans also call for 10 acres of open space including 8 new parks plus a mobility hub that will offer free electric shuttle service to the Newton Highlands MBTA Station.
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.
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.
Sep 23, 2019
HCP, Inc. Acquires Alewife Research Center for $332.5 Million
HCP, Inc. has acquired the Alewife Research Center in Cambridge from The Davis Companies for $332.5 million.
The property features a 223,000 square foot state-of-the-art laboratory building located across from the Alewife MBTA Red Line station. Alewife Research Center features flexible research and development office space with amenities including a two-story lobby, a fitness center, conference/meeting areas, and an employee lounge.
Sep 03, 2019
Site and Foundation Work Underway for First Building at Boynton Yards
Site and foundation work on 101 South Street at Boynton Yards is well underway just a few months after the project was financed for $140M. The Class A speculative lab building will feature 290,000 square feet of space aimed at emerging life sciences companies. The building will also include four levels of underground parking and ground-floor retail and community arts spaces.
Located adjacent to Union Square, the City of Somerville plans for Boynton Yards to be redeveloped into a vibrant, mixed-use district benefitting from the new Green Line Station expected to open in 2021.
Aug 27, 2019
Updated Plans for South Boston Power Plant Reduce Residential and Add Lab Space
In a supplemental information filing, Redgate and Hilco Global have revealed updated plans for the South Boston Power Plant redevelopment. The overall project has been reduced in size by 150,000 square feet and the mix of uses has been re-balanced with a focus on commercial uses. The number of proposed housing units is reduced by almost half from 1,344 units to 750. Office space has been increased from 368,000 to 470,000 square feet and 330,000 square feet of R&D space has also been added to plans.
The updated plans also address the community concerns about parking, by providing an increased residential parking ratio on-site of one space per unit. The Project will also provide 120 parking spaces to neighborhood residents on nights and weekends at a discounted rate within the parking garages in the commercial buildings.
According to the filing, the project will be developed in multiple phases spanning an approximately 10 to 15-year period, with demolition commencement anticipated in late 2019. After the completion of the site demolition and remediation, Phase 1A, will prioritize the construction of low-rise residential along East 1st Street and the renovation of Turbine Hall 3 on East 1st Street into office. The remaining two Turbine Halls will be renovated to an interim condition for public events and activities.
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