$2.65M Interior Fit Out Permit Pulled for Penthouse Unit at One Dalton
A building permit valued at over $2.65M has been pulled for a penthouse flat unit at One Dalton by The Lagasse Group. The project calls for new walls, mechanical, and finishes. One Dalton, as most of you know, is Boston's newest skyscraper rising 61 stories over the Back Bay offering 180 luxury condo homes over Boston's second Four Seasons Hotel.
Construction Continues for Somerville High School
Construction is rapidly moving forward for Somerville's new high school project. Along with new classroom space, the $256 million project will include an athletic field on the high school campus for the first time with a lighted turf field. Now 18 months into construction, the project is more than halfway completed ahead of the expected grand opening in May of 2021.
Facade Install Nearly Complete for Harvard's $1B Science and Engineering Complex
The custom facade system for Havard's Science and Engineering Complex in Allston is nearly complete and landscaping is also beginning to be installed on the exterior terraces of the building. On the interior of the 535,000 square foot project, MEP rough and finish work continues plus install of bathroom finishes and elevators. When complete in fall 2020, the facility will be home to around 1,800 science and engineering students, researchers, and faculty.
Interior Finishing Has Kicked Off For The Smith South End
With the building envelope nearly complete interior finishing is now underway for The Smith South End. In total, The Smith will bring 650 units of housing, including 65 affordable, 20,000 square feet of retail and cultural space, and 75,000 square feet of new and renovated office space to the South End. The development will also feature a 1-acre community park bisecting the site set to bring walkability and vibrancy so this section of the neighborhood. First units are expected to be available this coming Spring.
The Quinn Tops Off
The Quinn in Boston's South End has topped off and facade install is well underway. The 14-story building will feature 273 residential units, including 172 rental apartments and 101 luxury condominiums. Resident amenities will include an 8,000 square foot fitness facility, indoor pool, plus a 12th floor landscaped terrace. The Quinn will also feature around 8,500 square feet of ground-floor retail plus parking for 180 cars.
First Units Nearly Complete at EchelonSeaport as Temporary CO is issued for Lobby and Amenity Spaces
With 133 Seaport, A Regent Collection, set to open this Fall, a temporary CO has been issued for building management to access the lobby, 2nd floor, and 5th-floor amenity spaces within this first building of EchelonSeaport. 135 Seaport is set to follow with an opening in early 2020. These two buildings will feature a total of 447 luxury condos ranging in price from the mid $700's to over $5 million. The third and final building will offer 270 apartments and is expected to also open sometime in 2020.
Sales Kick-Off for The Quinn in the South End
Related Beal today officially launched sales at The Quinn. Designed by a renowned team of architects and designers that includes Robert A.M. Stern Architects and Meyer Davis, The Quinn is a 14-story luxury condominium property located at 380 Harrison Avenue in the South End that offers 101 studio to four-bedroom luxury residences.
“We are thrilled to introduce The Quinn and offer our unique brand of hospitality-focused living in the South End,” said Kimberly Sherman Stamler, President of Related Beal. “Our future residents will not only enjoy an incredible space filled with thoughtful luxuries and unmatched service, but will also be part of a community that includes amazing art galleries, boutique shopping, and top restaurants around every corner.”
In designing The Quinn, Robert A.M. Stern Architects and Meyer Davis took inspiration from the South End’s blend of historic Victorian row houses and industrial buildings and infused these elements into every detail. Stern and his partner Daniel Lobitz wove together classic neighborhood elements of brick, granite, sandstone, blackened steel and metal work over a modern glass backdrop to create The Quinn’s façade. Inside, Meyer Davis chose materials that echo the atmosphere of the South End to design the building’s refined residences, and incorporated unique features such as wine coolers, fireplaces, custom cabinetry and millwork.
The Quinn offers a wide range of diverse floor plans that include dens, powder rooms, and private terraces, providing flexibility and appeal to a wide breadth of future homebuyers. Residents will enjoy several thoughtfully curated amenity spaces, including an expansive fourth floor with a relaxed lounge and library, collaborative work areas, a gaming room, a sports lounge with billiards and shuffleboard, and a beautiful dining room perfect for hosting dinners and wine tastings.
On the 12th floor, a shared landscaped terrace wraps around three sides of the property, where residents can gather with friends and family in the private dining and barbecue areas, while taking in stunning views of Back Bay and Downtown Boston. And on the rooftop, private cabanas surrounding stone courtyards will provide a space to relax.
For the fitness minded, an impressive 8,000 square-foot best-in-class fitness center will offer an expansive rock-climbing bouldering wall along with squash and basketball courts. Additionally, The Quinn will give residents a spa-like experience through amenities that include a sauna, as well as the South End’s first residential indoor pool, which incorporates a unique water wall feature and custom millwork.
As with all Related Beal properties, hospitality is infused into every aspect of life at The Quinn and will leverage Related Management Company’s acclaimed service platform. In addition to an onsite concierge, residents will also experience Boston’s first ever Dog City: exclusive to Related residents and their pets, Dog City memberships will feature day care, access to an indoor play area at The Quinn, pick up and drop off services, veterinary appointments, daily report cards, expert consultation for all dog care needs, and more.
Located on a key corner of Boston’s historic South End neighborhood, The Quinn gives residents a home within an established and energetic community minutes from the city’s most acclaimed restaurants – including Myers + Chang, Kava, and The Beehive, trendy boutiques, more than 30 art galleries, fitness studios including CorePower Yoga, Barre3, and more.
In close proximity to South Station, The Quinn will provide convenient access to Red, Silver and Orange lines, as well as major highways. The Quinn’s prime location means that residents will be within walking distance of Back Bay and the Financial District, close to the Seaport and South Boston, and surrounded by several bike share options.
The Quinn is under construction and scheduled to open in late fall of 2020. Prices will range from $800,000 - $5 million, with sales led by Related Beal and The Collaborative Companies.
Interested buyers can now visit The Quinn’s beautiful new sales gallery located at 460 Harrison Avenue, which features two model kitchens, a master and secondary bathroom, as well as a powder room. Designed to reflect the building’s interior lobby and amenities, visitors can explore the gallery’s reception and meeting spaces, and experience visualization tools that include a neighborhood topo-table and large-scale building model, an interactive virtualization of The Quinn’s interiors, and more.
Structural Steel Up for New Portion of Somerville High School
Following the demolition of an existing portion of the high school, structural steel and framing are now up for a new western addition of the building. When complete in May 2021 the new $256M school campus will provide a state-of-the-art, innovative learning environment for nearly 1,600 students.
According to the Building Committee Chair, Tony Pierantozzi, the bulk of the work that produces the loudest noise was completed during summer and school vacations to minimize with disruptions.
Photos: Marr Companies
Window and Facade Install Ongoing for Phase III at The Hub on Causeway
Window and Facade install continues for Phase III at the Hub on Causeway. The third and final phase of the project will consist of a 21-story 651,500 square foot office tower above the the podium building (Phase I) of the project. Upon completion, Verizon will occupy 440,000 square feet of the tower.
Photo: Bowline Construction
Framing Progressing for Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport
Framing continues on the upcoming Omni Seaport Hotel with the first set of windows going in at the corner of Summer & D Streets for what will be one of two towers connected by the three-story podium. The 1,055 room hotel will also include 120,000 square feet of meeting space plus an underground tunnel connecting the hotel to the Convention Center across the street. Construction is expected to last through 2021.
Final Phase of The Hub on Causeway Taking Shape: Move-Ins Begin at Hub50House
With a flurry of activity below at the podium level, facade install has started on the third and final phase of The Hub on Causeway, the 21-story office tower. At The Hub, the Star Market is now open, construction is nearly complete for Big Night Live with first acts announced, and the 25,000 square foot Banner Kitchen and Tap is also expected to open this month. The office tower above will contain around 650,000 square feet of space, 440,00 of which has already been leased to Verizon. Across the site, Hub50House, the 440 unit residential tower has also welcomed its first group of residents.
Fire Alarm Permit Pulled for The Smith South End
A fire alarm permit has been pulled for The Smith South End. When completed this coming Spring, the complex will include 650 apartments with state-of-the-art amenity spaces including a roof-top pool. The building will also include around 20,000 SF of ground-floor retail space, a two-level 650-car below-grade parking garage, and a landscaped plaza between the residential buildings connecting adjacent streets.