Transom is a real estate development firm founded on experience, creativity, and craftsmanship. We seek to create lasting value not just for the people who live and work in our buildings but also for the people who see them every day. Our team is committed to enhancing the neighborhoods we serve by delivering a compelling design that fits the context of the neighborhood.
In fact, each project is distinct in its own way. This is a result of our partnerships with professionals whose crafts are creative and inspiring. We hold ourselves accountable to developing dynamic places that balance respectful with unconventional, while simultaneously delivering predictably good results.
We challenge ourselves to create a high standard of process and product for real estate in Boston. Most importantly, we know that investing time, resources, and creativity are all necessary to make it happen.
Mar 12, 2020
$14.5M Building Permit Pulled for 21-35 W. 2nd Street
A permit valued at $14.5M has been pulled to kick off construction for 21-35 West Second Street in South Boston. The upcoming 6-story building will feature 55 residential units and approximately 2,600 square feet of retail space. The project was approved in January 2019.
Feb 14, 2020
Bremen Street Mixed-Use Project Approved
The BPDA has approved the mixed-use project at 282-302 Bremen Street in East Boston. The building will include 145 rental units, 21 of which will be affordable along with parking for 61 cars. The ground floor of the project will also include 3,200 square feet of retail space which the development team hopes to fill with a local market or daycare.
Feb 06, 2020
46 Plympton Street Refinanced for $9.58 Million
The property at 46 Plympton Street has been refinanced for $9.58 million via Berkshire Bank.
The property at 46 Plympton Street features a Class B office building that was constructed in 1900. Sitting in Boston's South End neighborhood, the 27,885 square foot property sits only a block away from the Exchange South End redevelopment site.
Jan 17, 2020
Northampton St. Residences Approved
The Northampton Street Residences, a 47 unit income-restricted project has been approved by the BPDA. The development will be built on a 9,586 SF surface parking lot located on Northampton Street between the Southwest Corridor Park and the Newcastle Court residential building. Units will be a mix of studio, 1BR, 2BR, and 3BR units. As the site is located approximately 400 feet from the Massachusetts Avenue MBTA Orange Line 0 parking spaces are included on-site.
Nov 05, 2019
Permit Pulled for Demo at 212 Stuart Street
A permit has been pulled to demolish the single bay service garage that sits on the site at 212 Stuart Street in Bay Village. This demo will make way for the approved 19 story tower to feature 131 residential rental apartments and approximately 3,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Apartments will range from studios to three-bedrooms with resident amenities to include a landscaped rooftop deck.
Oct 08, 2019
South End Building Trades for $13.75 Million
The property at 46 Plympton Street in Boston's South End has been acquired by Transom Real Estate for $13.75 million.
The property at 46 Plympton Street features a Class B office building that was constructed in 1900. The 27,885 square foot property sits only a block away from the Exchange South End redevelopment site.
Sep 08, 2019
Northampton St. Residences Under Review
Transom Real Estate along with Harbor Run Development have proposed a 47 unit project on the surface parking lot located on Northampton Street between the Southwest Corridor Park and Newcastle Court in Roxbury. The project would include a mix of studios through three bedrooms, all designated affordable along with a pocket park. No parking would be included on-site as the project is located just steps from the Orange Line.
May 09, 2019
East Boston Development Under Official Review
The project at 282 Bremen Street in East Boston is now under official review by the BPDA.
The proposed project will include 165 residential apartment units, 2,000 square feet of live/work space on the first floor of the building to help activate the street and provide artist live/work lofts, and 2,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space plus amenity, lobby, circulation, and accompanying storage spaces, served by a garage that can accommodate up to 68 parking spaces utilizing stackers, in a new 5-6 story building along Bremen Street of varying heights with related upgrades in public realm improvements including pedestrian and vehicular access, landscaping and streetscape design.
Mar 22, 2019
Mixed-Use Project Proposed in East Boston
Transom Real Estate has proposed a 125,000 square foot mixed-use project along Breman Street in East Boston.
Project Locus calls to revitalize a non-conforming and outdated industrial project site in a residential section of East Boston. The 125,000 square-foot mixed-use development will feature approximately 165 residential units, 8,500 square feet of street-level retail/lobby space and garaged parking in a building that varies in height between five and six stories along Bremen Street.
Jan 18, 2019
BPDA Approves 55 Unit Project in South Boston
The Boston Planning Board has approved the upcoming mixed-use project at 21-35 West 2nd Street in South Boston, just a few blocks from Broadway Station. The development will feature 55 units along with 2,600 square feet of ground-floor retail. Seven of the units will be designated as affordable and there will be 2 car sharing spaces on site. The development team, Transom Real Estate will also add outdoor seating, street lighting and sidewalk improvements to the area.
Oct 30, 2018
South Boston Mixed-Use Development Under Review
The proposed project calls for the construction of a new 49,928 square foot six-story mixed-use building with 55 residential units, approximately 2,600 square feet of ground-floor retail space in South Boston, MA.
Plans also include an innovative building-managed car share service for residents, in an appropriately designed building along with related improvements in landscaping, site design and pedestrian access that is consistent with the character and housing needs of the surrounding community.
Jun 15, 2017
212 Stuart Street, 19-story tower featuring 133 apartments and ground-floor retail, approved in Bay Village
212 Stuart Street, a new mixed-use tower located in Bay Village featuring 133 apartment residences and 3,000 square feet of ground-floor retail, was approved at last night (June 15th, 2017)’s Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) Board Meeting. Resident amenities at 212 Stuart Street will include an outdoor landscaped rooftop deck with a southern exposure and sweeping city views, in addition to common space. 11 residences at 212 Stuart Street will be designated affordable; developer Transom Real Estate will also make a $3,309,507 contribution towards the creation of affordable housing in Boston. As part of the 212 Stuart Street project, public realm improvements will be made to the adjacent Church Street public plaza. 212 Stuart Street will require additional approval by the City of Boston’s Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) in order to proceed with construction.
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