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Aug 11, 2020
Foundation Construction Continues for BU Data Sciences Center
Foundation and site work continue along Commonwealth Avenue for the upcoming BU Data Sciences Center. Due to open in 2022, the 19-story structure features design is state of the art in every way: striking architecture, advanced resources, environmental sensitivity, and open, flexible interior spaces. The building is conceived as a vertical campus that connects a “CDS public square” on the lower floors with classrooms and labs on the middle floors, which transition seamlessly into flexible, dynamic collaborative research spaces of the CDS and the Hariri Institute.
Aug 05, 2020
$1.7M Permit Pulled for Renovations to Vertex Seaport Offices
Suffolk Construction has pulled a building permit valued at $1,706,223 for renovations to the 14th & 15th floor of the Vertex Pharmaceuticals building at 50 Northern Avenue. The project will see updated finishes on both levels, around 39,000 square feet in total. The Seaport office originally opened in 2014.
Aug 05, 2020
BC's Schiller Institute Tops Off
The Schiller Institute for Integrated Science & Society at Boston College has topped off. The 157,000 square foot building will be home to the new Engineering program at Boston College. The building will feature labs, a clean room, three maker spaces, ideation labs, general-purpose classrooms, and an auditorium. Construction is expected to be complete in early 2022.
Aug 02, 2020
Facade Work Nearly Complete for Seaport Hotel
Facade install is nearly complete the Marine Wharf Hotel in the Seaport. The building will feature a dual-branded Hampton Inn & Homewood Suites with a total of 411 rooms, 245-rooms in the Hampton Inn, and 166-rooms in the Homewood Suites. The development will also include a 75 car parking garage and 3,500 square feet of retail space.
Jul 30, 2020
CO Issued for 1st Units Within South End Luxury Apt Development
A temp. certificate of occupancy has been issued for the first group of units within The Smith South End. The luxury apartment tower offers a range of studios through three-bedrooms. Amenities on-site include a rooftop pool and lounge, media and billiards room, co-working space, plus a fitness center with yoga and meditation studios.
Jul 16, 2020
Notice of Project Change Approved for Winthrop Center
The BPDA has approved the Notice of Project Change for the Winthrop Center Tower. With work on the site paused after an expected $800M construction loan fell through due to issues surrounding COVID-19, Millennium Partners filed the NPC last month. MP told the board, the changes will cut around $100M in construction costs and the adjustment of the residential units from apartments to condos will help secure the necessary funding. The approved changes include the elimination of the residential portion of the east tower, cutting the number of units from 387 to 321. The total building size will be reduced to 1.447M square feet with the office, and retail/connector space remaining the same.
Jul 09, 2020
Construction Continues on Phase 2 of Somerville High School Reno & Addition
Construction continues on the second phase of the renovation and addition to Somerville's High School. Over 80,000 square feet of the existing school has been retained and is undergoing extensive renovation with 322,000 square feet of new construction added. Full completion of the project is expected in May 2021.
Jul 08, 2020
$4M Electrical Permit Pulled for Haymarket Hotel
McDonald Electrical Corp has pulled a building permit valued at $4M for the install of new electrical for the hotel coming to 99 Blackstone Street. The Canopy by Hilton will offer 212 guest rooms along with around 9,600 square feet of retail. Hotel guest amenities will include a fitness center and meeting space and 1,800 square foot roof deck.
Jul 03, 2020
$201M Permit Pulled for Boylston St. Air Rights Project
Samuels & Associates has pulled a building permit valued at $201,061,707 to kick off construction for the Parcel 12 Air Rights project at the corner of Mass. Ave & Boylston Street. Plans call for a 325,000 square foot office building and a 150,000 square foot hotel rising from a podium with around 70,000 square feet of first and second-story retail and restaurant space. The project will also include the renovation and reopening of the Hynes Convention Center MBTA stop and pedestrian tunnel improving access and safety.
Jun 29, 2020
CO Issued for Portion of Units Within the Phase II of Orient Heights Redevelopment
Certificates of occupancy have been issued for 72 apartments & 8 townhomes within the redevelopment Orient Heights in East Boston. In total, the project will contain a total of 331 public housing units plus an 8,000 square foot community center and management office.
Jun 21, 2020
Demo Ongoing at South Station
Slab demo is ongoing on the Atlantic Avenue side of South Station in preparation for a crawler crane work zone. Once three construction zones are complete the project team will begin work on the expanded bus terminal and parking garage which will be built over the tracks, platforms, and outdoor concourse area. They will also start work on the foundation and structure for the mixed-use tower. The newly expanded bus terminal is set to be complete in July 2022.
Photo: Select Demo
Jun 19, 2020
Steel Framing Nearly Complete for BC's Schiller Institute
Steel framing is nearly complete for the 150,000 square-foot building that will be home to Boston College's Schiller Institute for Integrated Science & Society. The project will feature office and laboratory space for researchers, including engineering faculty, along with teaching laboratories and maker spaces. The building is expected to open in 2021.
Photo: Suffolk Construction
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