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Jan 18, 2020
$5M Plumbing Permit Pulled for The St. Regis Residences, Boston
A permit valued at $5M has been pulled for plumbing work at The St. Regis Residences, Boston by American Plumbing & Heating. The waterfront property will feature 114 luxury condo residences plus a two-level signature restaurant and harborwalk extension around the property. Construction is expected to last through early 2021.
Jan 17, 2020
451 Unit Residential Project Approved in Fenway
Scape's plans for a 451 unit residential project along Boylston Street in Fenway have won approval from the BPDA. Along with the rental units the project will also include a 156 seat Black Box Theater in recognition of the project site’s important heritage and affiliation with the LGBTQ community. Units will range in size from studios through 3 bedrooms and 15% of rentals, 68 in total will be designated affordable.
Jan 16, 2020
Celtics & Bruins Lease Space At The Hub On Causeway
Both the Celtics & Bruins have signed leases on new office space at 100 Causeway, the third and final phase of The Hub on Causeway. Delaware North has leased 34,068 square feet on the 14th floor of the tower while Banner Seventeen LLC has leased a total of 71,154 square feet, the full 13th floor and part of the 12th floor. On a recent trip to the project for the topping off ceremony, BLDUP got an inside look at the open floor plate office space which takes full advantage of the stunning wrap-around views.
“We’re thrilled that the Boston Celtics, Boston Bruins, and Delaware North have chosen The Hub on Causeway as home to their front office operations. The foundation of The Hub, literally and figuratively, was built on Boston sports and has helped in solidifying this neighborhood as the sports, entertainment, and creative district for the City of Boston" Bryan Koop of Boston Properties said in a statement. Verizon will be the anchor tenant of the tower already leasing 440,000 square feet of space. Construction on 100 Causeway is expected to wrap up in mid-2021.
Jan 15, 2020
Core Rising for 165 Main St. in Kendall Square
The elevator core is rising at 165 Main Street as part of MIT's Kendall Square initiative. The building adjacent to One Broadway will feature 295 residential units along with over 8,000 square feet of retail. A 150 space garage will also be included in the project.
Jan 14, 2020
Foundation Work Underway for Google's Upcoming Kendall Square HQ
Foundation work is ongoing at 325 Main Street in the heart of Kendall Square for the upcoming 16-story office/retail tower that will be home to Google's new Cambridge HQ. The project will feature 375,000 square feet of new office space and 42,000 square feet of retail at the lower levels. Google has signed a 15-year lease for 362,000 square feet in the building which is expected to be complete in 2022.
Jan 13, 2020
NEMA Boston Refinanced for $187 Million
NEMA Boston has been refinanced by Crescent Heights for $187 Million via Bank of China.
NEMA Boston is a 22-story mixed-use tower featuring 414 apartment residences ranging from "micro" innovation units to three-bedrooms sustainably designed to achieve LEED certification. NEMA Boston has been designed to reflect the Seaport's industrial heritage with interiors featuring raw steel features and stone floors. Luxury resident amenities at NEMA Boston are housed on the 21st floor of the building, framed by stunning views of the Boston skyline and complemented by Crescent Heights' signature "Predictive Service," harmonizing genuine hospitality approach and leading-edge residential technology.
Jan 08, 2020
Construction Continues on Conservatory Lab Charter School in Dorchester
With framing in place, construction is ongoing for the Conservatory Lab Charter School in Dorchester. The 43,5000 square foot building will offer space for around 275 students in grades 3-8. Common resource spaces at the school will include a courtyard, a centralized dining commons, a gymnasium, a media library, a visual arts studio and a collection of small, medium and large acoustically-tuned ensemble spaces.
Jan 07, 2020
Checking In On Boston's First St. Regis
While the project is yet to get out of the ground, reps for Cronin Development tell BLDUP that construction continues "on schedule" for The St. Regis Residences, Boston. The 22-story tower will offer 114 luxury condos ranging in size from one-bedroom homes to multi-bedroom penthouses. Residences will feature floor to ceiling windows, walk-out or Juliet balconies, along with gourmet kitchens. Amenities at the waterfront property will include valet service, a resident lounge, a heated stone-clad pool with a continuous waterfall edge, plus two guest suites for out-of-town visitors. The building is expected to open in early 2021.
Jan 07, 2020
Steel Framing Ongoing For MIT's 238 Main Street
Steel framing is ongoing on Site 3 of MIT's Kendall Square Initiative, 238 Main Street. The building will combine this new construction 12-story tower with the existing Kendall Building below. The project will feature 280,000 square feet of flex lab and office space over 27,000 square feet of ground-floor retail. At the main entrance, a front-to-back five-story atrium will bring natural light inside the structure and will connect the lower masses of the existing building and the new addition.
Jan 06, 2020
Demo Permit Pulled for 95 Brighton Ave.
A demo permit has been pulled to raze the existing structure at 95 Brighton Ave. in Allston the demo will make way for the approved mixed-use BLDG 89 project. The new project is set to feature 129 apartments plus 7,500 square feet of retail space. 79 at-grade parking spaces and storage space for 138 bicycles will also be located on-site.
Jan 06, 2020
Somerville Development Site Mortgaged for $21 Million
The development site at 845 McGrath Highway in Somverille, MA has been mortaged by KEMS for $21 million via MountainOne Bank.
The proposed project will consist of two buildings located at the intersection of Middlesex Avenue and McGrath Highway at the edge of Somerville’s Assembly Row development containing residential, hotel and retail use. A 13-story building would contain a 180-room hotel, and a 21-story building would contain 215 apartment residences.
Jan 02, 2020
Facade & Window Install Underway for Assembly Row Block 8
With framing ongoing, facade and window install has kicked off on the lower floors of Assembly Row Block 8. The mixed-use project will feature 500 residences and approximately 26,500 square feet of restaurant and retail space. Multiple amenities will be located on-site for residents, including a 4th-floor courtyard with a pool & private patios and a rooftop outdoor terrace.
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