Jul 12, 2019
South Boston Property Trades for $80 Million
The property at 105 West First Street in South Boston has been acquired by Tishman Speyer for $80 million.
The approved seven-story, 250,000 square foot research and development (R&D) office building will be located on a 42,219 square foot site in South Boston across from A Street Park steps to the Channel Center development and the Broadway MBTA Red Line station.
The building will contain office, research, and development space, as well as ground-floor retail fronting West First Street.
Mar 14, 2019
Interior Finishing Wrapping up for Pier 4 Luxury Condos
With completion expected this spring interior finishing is wrapping up for the 106 luxury condo homes at Pier 4 Phase II. Each waterfront residence features an expansive private balcony with direct water views along with custom designer finishes. Resident amenities will include white-glove concierge service, fitness center, resident lounge, and golf simulation room. A farm to table restaurant from notable culinary mind Kristin Canty will be located on the first floor of the project.
Jan 08, 2019
Pier 4 Refinanced for $230.4 Million
The property at 130-140 Northern Avenue in Boston's Seaport District has been refinanced for $230.4 million via American General Life Insurance, Variable Annuity Life Insurance, and National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh.
Tishman Speyer's $500 million Pier 4 development project overlooking Boston Harbor features two buildings. A 13-story office building containing 353,000 square feet of office space with 20,000 square feet of ground-floor retail that was sold to Commonwealth Partners in August 2018. The nine-story residential building containing 106 luxurious one-to-four-bedroom condominiums with 17,000 square feet of ground-floor retail is still under construction. A total of 37,000 square feet of ground-floor retail will be located at Pier 4. Both buildings will feature rooftop terraces and state-of-the-art amenities. Pier 4 will include a one-acre public waterfront park. A two-level underground parking garage will be located on site.
Nov 19, 2018
125 High Street Refinanced for $556 Million
Tishman Speyer has refinanced their property at 125 High Street for $556 million via Morgan Stanley.
125 High Street is a 30-floor postmodern highrise in the Financial District of Boston, MA. Standing 452 feet tall, the highrise is currently the 23nd-tallest building in the city. 125 High Street has approximately 1.9 million square feet of Class A office space. It was designed by Jung Brannen Associates.
Oct 11, 2018
Construction Continues on Pier 4 Luxury Condos
Construction continues on the upcoming luxury condos at Pier 4 in Boston's Seaport. The 9 story building will feature 106 residences and 17,000 square feet of ground-floor retail. Resident amenities will include an exclusive residents club, an outdoor terrace with a fire pit, and state of the art fitness center.Units are on sale now with an expected opening in early 2019.
Aug 17, 2018
Work Continues on Pier 4 Condos: Expected Opening Early 2019
Work continues on the condominium building at the Pier 4 development in the Seaport. The 9 story building will feature 106 luxury condos ranging from 1 to 4 bedrooms all with their own private outdoor space. The ground floor of the project will house a 140 seat farm-to-table restaurant.Pre-sale has already kicked off with expected completion in the 1st quarter of 2019.
Feb 04, 2018
Tatte Bakery & Café to open at Pier 4 in Seaport District
Local bakery and cafe Tatte will open its’ next location at the $500 million Pier 4 waterfront mixed-use development in the Seaport District. Tatte’s new location will be located on the ground floor of Pier 4’s 13-story office building, which will include tenants such as Boston Consulting Group and Cengage, and will be over 3,600 square feet in size. Tatte recently opened its’ seventh location on the ground floor of The Harlo, a newly opened 17-story luxury apartment tower in the Fenway, and its’ eighth location on the ground floor of the 399 Boylston Street office building in the Back Bay.
“Pier 4’s unbeatable location was a natural fit for us, and we look forward to opening our Seaport location in what will be a slice of green heaven on the water in the Seaport,” said Tatte founder Tzurit Or in a prepared statement. “I’ve watched the Seaport and Fort Point neighborhoods evolve into one of Boston’s most visited culinary destinations, and the Tatte team is thrilled to share a home base with some of the area’s top chefs.” Pier 4 will also be home to the Seaport District’s first farm-to-table restaurant, which is expected to open in 2019 and will be located on the ground floor of Pier 4’s nine-story waterfront condominium building. The restaurant will be operated by Kristin Canty, owner of organic, farm-to-table Concord, MA restaurant Woods Hill Table.
Pier 4 will feature a total of 37,000 square feet of restaurant and retail space, along with 353,000 square feet of office space, 106 luxury condominium residences, a new public Harborwalk and a one-acre waterfront park. The development is expected to open later this year. The Pier 4 office tower is fully glassed in, and installation of interior utilities and finishes is underway. The concrete superstructure of the condominium building has topped off, and the construction team has begun weatherproofing the exterior facade. The following is a photograph of Pier 4:
Jan 04, 2018
Cengage to relocate headquarters to nearly fully leased Pier 4 office building in Seaport District
Global education and technology company Cengage will relocate its’ headquarters to 117,000 square feet at Pier 4, a mixed-use Seaport District development overlooking Boston Harbor opening this Fall. Cengage’s office will be located across the second through sixth floors of Pier 4’s 13-story, 373,000-square-foot office building, with a private outdoor terrace on the fourth floor.
Cengage, who is currently located in Fort Point’s Channel Center, has leased its’ new space for 10 years and will move its’ 500 Boston-based employees to Pier 4 this Fall. The company is the United States’ largest provider of higher education teaching and learning materials, and is currently seeking to hire nearly 100 people to sustain its’ rapid transformation from a print company to a fully digital company. “Cengage has experienced significant growth since moving our headquarters to Boston in 2014,” said Cengage Chief Technology Officer George Moore in a prepared statement. “The region’s pool of the best and brightest tech talent has enabled our company to embrace new innovations that support students. The amenities, dynamic nature of the [Seaport] neighborhood and unobstructed views of the Boston Harbor will fuel our momentum, while inspiring current and future employees to think big, embrace the unknown and accelerate new ways of learning.”
With Cengage’s lease, the Pier 4 office building is nearly fully leased. The building will be anchored by Boston Consulting Group, who will open a new 202,000-square-foot headquarters across the top seven floors. In total, the building features 353,000 square feet of office space and 20,000 square feet of retail. Amenities will include a state-of-the art fitness center, bicycle storage and three levels of parking, with a new public Harborwalk and one-acre waterfront park. The $500 million Pier 4 will also feature a nine-story condominium building with 106 residences now on sale and 17,000 square feet of ground-floor retail.
Nov 04, 2017
Farm-to-table waterfront restaurant opening at Pier 4 condominium building in Seaport District, new project renderings revealed
The Seaport District’s first farm-to-table restaurant will open on the ground floor of the upcoming Pier 4 waterfront condominium building. The restaurant will be operated by Kristin Canty, owner of organic, farm-to-table Concord, MA restaurant Woods Hill Table, and will have 140 seats, including a raw bar, along with a 40-seat patio. Like Woods Hill Table, food will be sourced directly from The Farm at Woods Hill, Canty’s Bath, New Hampshire-based farm. Canty hopes to decorate the restaurant, which has yet to be named, with items sourced from the former Anthony’s Pier 4 restaurant, which closed in 2015 and was demolished in 2016 to make way for the condominium building.
The $500 million Pier 4 development, which is expected to open in Fall 2018, will feature two buildings with sweeping views of the Boston skyline and Boston Harbor. The nine-story condominium building will feature 106 residences now on sale and 17,000 square feet of ground-floor retail. A 13-story commercial building will feature 353,000 square feet of office space, anchored by Boston Consulting Group’s new 202,000-square-foot headquarters across the top 7 floors, and 20,000 square feet of retail. Newly revealed renderings of Pier 4, including the condominium building's residences and multiple roof decks, are posted above.The Pier 4 condominium building’s concrete superstructure is nearing its’ full height, with pouring of the final floor underway. In the coming months, exterior finishes and windows will be installed along the condominium building’s facade. The commercial building is fully glassed in with floor-to-ceiling windows, and interior fit out is now underway. The following is a photograph of Pier 4:
No filter needed when you are surrounded by water on three sides on a gorgeous sunny day like today. . . . #Pier4 #PierLife #WaterfrontViews #Construction #LuxuryLiving #WaterfrontLiving #BostonHarbor #LuxuryCondos #BostonRE #NoFilter A post shared by Pier 4 Boston (@pier4boston) on Nov 3, 2017 at 12:07pm PDT
Aug 17, 2017
Pier 4 office building nearly glassed in, condominium building superstructure concrete pouring underway
The Seaport District’s 13-story, 373,000-square-foot Pier 4 waterfront office building, which will be anchored by Boston Consulting Group, is nearly fully glassed in, with floor-to-ceiling glass curtain wall panels installed up to the building’s 10th floor. Pouring of concrete floors and fireproofing spraying are both just about complete inside the building. The Pier 4 office building will feature open floor plates with sweeping views of Boston Harbor. Boston Consulting Group has leased 202,000 square feet across the top 7 floors; expected occupancy is in Fall 2018. A total of 353,000 square feet of office space and 20,000 square feet of retail will be located at the Pier 4 office building; space is now available for lease.
Pouring of the concrete superstructure of Pier 4’s nine-story, 106-unit waterfront luxury condominium building is now underway, with the first floor podium and second floor both fully poured. Sales of Pier 4’s condominiums, which range from one to four bedrooms and are the only Seaport residences surrounded by water on three sides, are now underway, in addition to leasing of the building’s 17,000 square feet of ground-floor retail. A condominium sales center has been constructed on the future site of Pier 4’s waterfront park, which will provide the public with sweeping Boston Harbor and Boston skyline views. The following are photographs of Pier 4:
Jun 21, 2017
Glass curtain wall installation begins at Pier 4 offices in Seaport District, condominium sales launch
The first glass curtain wall panels have been installed along the lower levels of the recently-topped-off 13-story, 373,000-square-foot Pier 4 office building. The building will feature 353,000 square feet of Class A office space with floor-to-ceiling windows and open floor plates offering sweeping views of Boston Harbor. On the Pier 4 office building’s upper levels, concrete is being poured to construct floors and fireproofing is being sprayed along columns and ceilings. The Pier 4 office building will be anchored by Boston Consulting Group, who will occupy 202,000 square feet across the top 7 floors, with completion expected in Fall 2018. 20,000 square feet of ground-floor retail will be located along the Pier 4 office building’s ground floor.
A nine-story residential building featuring 106 luxurious condominiums with 17,000 square feet of ground-floor retail is also being constructed at the Pier 4 site. Foundation construction for this building is currently underway, and a tower crane has been erected in anticipation of superstructure construction. Condominium sales at Pier 4 have launched and are now underway; available residences range from one to four bedrooms and are the only Seaport residences surrounded by water on three sides. Initial demand for condominiums is reportedly strong. “We’ve been receiving tremendous interest in PIER 4,” said Advisors Living CEO Janice Dumont, who is leading the sales team at PIER 4. “These homes offer an urban oasis; an intimate yet energetic retreat within the Seaport. You can walk to the water’s edge, look back at the skyline and be a part of Boston’s inner harbor.” The following are photographs of Pier 4:
Jun 08, 2017
13-story Pier 4 office building in Seaport District tops off
A topping-off ceremony was held this past Wednesday (June 7th, 2017) for the 13-story, 373,000-square-foot Pier 4 office building in the Seaport District. The ceremony marked the completion of construction of the building’s steel structural frame. Concrete pouring to construct the office building’s interior floors and interior fireproofing are both now underway, and facade finish installation has begun at the office building’s base.
The Pier 4 office building will be anchored by Boston Consulting Group, who will occupy 202,000 square feet across the top 7 floors. In total, the building will feature 353,000 square feet of Class A office space with 20,000 square feet of ground-floor retail. A nine-story residential building at Pier 4 featuring 100 luxurious condominiums and 17,000 square feet of ground-floor retail is also under construction facing Boston Harbor. The following are photographs from the Pier 4 topping-off ceremony, courtesy Elkus Manfredi Architects:
Here is the beam ready for signing and lifting into place at #elkusmanfrediproject Pier 4 with @turner_talk! pic.twitter.com/ezzewvstBl— Elkus Manfredi Arch. (@ElkusManfredi) June 7, 2017
Getting ready for the topping off of #elkusmanfrediproject Pier 4 with @turner_talk pic.twitter.com/EmV1m2sIWV— Elkus Manfredi Arch. (@ElkusManfredi) June 7, 2017
Up goes the beam... pic.twitter.com/ZKTBfX9wlj— Elkus Manfredi Arch. (@ElkusManfredi) June 7, 2017
Beam in place at Pier 4! pic.twitter.com/r1Mhx8cSs1— Elkus Manfredi Arch. (@ElkusManfredi) June 7, 2017