May 15, 2019
455 Harvard Street in Brookline Takes Shape
Framing is complete and window install is underway for 455 Harvard Street in Brookline. The four-story building will feature 17 apartments, 4 of which will be designated affordable, along with over 1,700 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Residents will have access to a roof deck and on-site parking.
Mar 01, 2019
Window Install Complete and Facade Work Underway at 839 Beacon
Windows are in place and work has started on the facade for 839 Beacon Street just a few blocks from Kenmore Square. The 5 story building will include 45 rental units set to open this summer. Resident amenities at 839 Beacon Street will include a 700 square foot roof deck, fitness center, resident lounge, and meeting room. A below-grade garage will offer parking for 26 vehicles.
Jan 22, 2019
Core Climbing for 455 Harvard Street in Brookline
The concrete core is climbing for the upcoming four-story, mixed-use project along Harvard Avenue just a few blocks from Coolidge Corner. The project will feature 17 rental units along with 1,735 square feet of ground-floor retail space. The units range in size from one to three bedrooms and a few offer private roof decks. Construction is set to be complete this summer.
Dec 04, 2018
Plumbing Permit Issued for 455 Harvard Street in Brookline
A plumbing permit has been issued for the upcoming mixed-use building along Harvard Street in Brookline. The project will include 17 apartments and 1,735 sf of ground floor retail space. There will also be parking for 12 cars onsite along with a common roof deck. The project is located a few blocks from Coolidge Corner and Allston.
Dec 03, 2018
Framing Reaches Full Height for 839 Beacon Street
Framing has reached the 5th floor for the upcoming mixed-use development at 839 Beacon Street, just outside Kenmore Square. The project is set to include 45 apartments along with around 4,500 sq. ft. of ground floor retail. Apartments at 839 Beacon Street will feature quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, vinyl plank flooring, and in-unit laundry. Communal amenities will include a lounge, a meeting room, a fitness center, a dog washing station and a roof terrace featuring a kitchen facility and sweeping Boston skyline views.
Oct 29, 2018
Site Work Underway at 455 Harvard Street
Site work is underway for the upcoming 17 unit apartment building on Harvard Street in Brookline, just a few blocks from Coolidge Corner. The 4-story building will also include around 1700 sf of ground floor retail and 12 parking spaces.
Sep 14, 2018
45 Unit Residential Building Approved in Hyde Park
The Boston Planning Board has approved the 6 story building to be located at 30 Thorn Street in Hyde Park. The project is set to hold a total of 45 units, a mix of studios through 3 bedrooms. Plans also call for 21 off street parking spaces.
Mark Seck with Helge Capital told BLDUP they expect to start the project in late spring 2019.
Aug 13, 2018
Framing Begins at 839 Beacon Street in Fenway
Framing is now underway for the upcoming five story, 45 unit building at 839 Beacon Street, just minutes from Kenmore Square. The project will include 4500 sf of ground floor retail space along with 30 parking spaces. The luxury residential units will feature quartz countertops and in unit laundry. Amongst the common amenities, residents will find a fitness center and roof terrace with Boston Skyline Views.
Jan 18, 2018
Frost Terrace affordable housing development in Cambridge's Porter Square approved
Capstone Communities and Hope Real Estate Enterprises have received approval to construct Frost Terrace, a 100%-affordable housing development located in the heart of Cambridge's Porter Square. The development will contain 40 rental apartment residences including one, two and three-bedrooms, which will be rented to individuals and families earning between 30% and 60% of area median income (AMI).
Frost Terrace will be located steps from the MBTA Red Line, and will provide three on-site parking spaces. Now that the City of Cambridge has approved the development, Capstone and Hope will be able to apply for state financing for Frost Terrace. Pending receipt of financing, the proponents aim to break ground on the development in early 2019. Construction is expected to last approximately 16 months.
Dec 03, 2017
40-unit affordable housing community proposed in Cambridge’s Porter Square
Capstone Communities and Hope Real Estate Enterprises propose to construct Frost Terrace, a 40-unit affordable rental apartment community in Cambridge’s Porter Square steps from the MBTA Red Line. Residences at Frost Terrace would include 13 one-bedrooms, 14 two-bedrooms and 13 three-bedrooms for individuals and families earning between 30% and 60% of area median income (AMI). Just three accessible surface parking spaces would be built at Frost Terrace; bicycle parking would be provided on site. Capstone and Hope have filed plans for Frost Terrace with the City of Cambridge, who is now reviewing the project.
Jun 11, 2017
$16 million construction financing obtained for 839 Beacon Street, 45-unit apartment development in Fenway
Developer Miner Realty, Inc. has obtained $16 million of construction financing for 839 Beacon Street, a 45-unit apartment development with 4,500 square feet of ground-floor retail in the Fenway, allowing for demolition of the existing long-shuttered two-story commercial building to begin. The construction team is now actively demolishing the existing building in preparation for commencement of construction of the five-story building’s foundation. Construction financing for 839 Beacon Street was provided by Northern Bank & Trust Company and arranged by Cornerstone Realty Capital. The $16 million loan is provided with a 10-year fixed rate and a 30-year amortization.
Dec 26, 2016
17 new apartments with ground-floor retail proposed on Harvard Street in Brookline’s Coolidge Corner
Local real estate developer and manager The Danesh Group proposes to construct a new four-story mixed-use building on Harvard Street in Brookline located in the heart of Coolidge Corner. A Site Approval Application for the project has been filed with MassHousing and is now under official review.
May 13, 2016
839 Beacon Street approved for construction
The Boston Redevelopment Authority approved 839 Beacon Street for construction at last night's board meeting. Located in the Fenway neighborhood, the new building at 839 Beacon Street will contain 45 rental residential units, six of which will be designated affordable, and 4,500 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Construction of 839 Beacon Street could start in the fourth quarter of 2016.
A rendering of 839 Beacon Street is posted above. More information about 839 Beacon Street is posted below.
Mar 29, 2016
New mixed-use building proposed near Audubon Circle in Fenway
A Small Project Review Application has been filed to construct a new mixed-use building at 839 Beacon Street in Boston's Fenway neighborhood. The proposed building would contain 45 rental residential units, six of which would be designated affordable, and 4,500 square feet of ground-floor retail space. The development team hopes to commence construction of the proposed building in the fourth quarter of 2016.
An architectural rendering of the proposed building is posted above; additional project information is posted below. The following is a link to the new Small Project Review Application for 839 Beacon Street.