Framing Underway for Amazon's Future Seaport Office
Framing has started on Seaport Square Block L4, future home of Amazon. The upcoming 17-story building will include 444,000 square feet of office space along with over 80,000 square feet of retail space on the first two levels. The project will also include a new park connecting Summer Street to the Waterfront. Harbor Square Park will be a 1/3 mile public promenade designed by the world-renowned landscape architecture firm James Corner Field Operations, possibly best known for their work on Manhattan’s High Line.
WS Development Secures $575M Construction Loan for 350 & 400 Summer Street
WS Development has closed on $575M in construction financing through Citizen's Bank for 350 & 400 Summer Street. 400 Summer Street, Block P, will feature a 16 story lab building fully leased to Foundation Medicine with 30,000 square feet of retail space and a new grand public stair Summer and Congress Streets. 350 Summer, Block N will offer 384,000 square feet of office/R&D space along with another 38,000 square feet of retail/restaurant space.
A rending of 400 Summer Street
A rendering of 350 Summer Street.
Site Work Back Underway at 400 Summer St
Crews are back to continue site work for the upcoming 16-story lab building coming to 400 Summer Street. Foundation Medicine will occupy all of the lab and office space within the 625,000 square foot building. The project will also include 30,000 square feet of retail space and a new grand public stair connecting Summer and Congress Streets designed by James Corner Field Operations, the landscape architect behind New York’s High Line.
Work Underway for Concrete Core at Seaport Square Block L4
With construction back underway in Boston, crews continued work on the concrete core at Seaport Square Block L4, the future home to Amazon. The upcoming 17-story building will feature 81,000 square feet of retail space on the first two levels accompanied by 444,000 square feet of office space on the upper levels. Around 2,000 Amazon employees are expected to work within the building in fields including machine learning, speech science, cloud computing, and robotics engineering.
Photo: Fenagh Engineering & Testing
Site Work Begins on Seaport Square Parcel P
Site work is underway for the upcoming 626,000 square foot lab/office project at 400 Summer Street. The Seaport building will be home to Foundation Medicine, who have leased 580K square feet. As part of the project, a new set of stairs including public open space will be built to connect Summer Street down to Congress Street.
Foundation & Garage Construction Continues on Seaport Square Block L4
Work continues on the foundation and underground garage for Seaport Square Block L4. The 17-story office building is expected to open in 2021. When completed, the tower will be Amazon's Seaport office and will house around 2,000 employees.
$236M Building Permit Pulled for 400 Summer Street
Suffolk Construction has pulled a building permit valued at $236M to kick off construction of 400 Summer Street in the Seaport. The upcoming 16 story lab building will feature 625,000 square feet of space including 30,000 square feet of retail space. Foundation Medicine has leased 580,000 square feet of laboratory and office space at the project. The development will also involve the construction of a grand public stair connecting Summer and Congress Streets.
Tower Crane in Place for Amazon's Future Seaport Office Tower
The tower crane is up at Seaport Square Block L4, for what will be home to Amazon's Seaport office. The 17-story tower will feature 444,000 square feet of office space above, 81,000 square feet of retail. Approximately 2,000 Amazon employees will work from this new location when it opens sometime in 2021.
Snowport Winter Village Opens Tomorrow in the Seaport
Seaport is thrilled to introduce a new winter entertainment destination in Boston: Snowport Winter Village in Partnership with Fjällräven & Capital One Café. Debuting tomorrow, Thursday, December 5th, and open through February 2020, Snowport Winter Village is an interactive winter wonderland featuring a signature ice skating rink and an array of complimentary winter activities, from iceless outdoor curling to yoga and warm beverages. By mid-December, Snowport Winter Village will serve freshly baked waffles by The Waffle Cabin, along with more great things to be announced. Snowport Winter Village spans over 7,000 square feet in total and will be located at 65 Northern Ave (the intersection of Seaport Boulevard and Fan Pier Boulevard). www.bostonseaport.xyz
Snowport Winter Village’sice rink spans over 3,000 square feet and accommodates more than 200 skaters. It will host a variety of winter festivities, such as vibrant light displays, outdoor iceless curling, yoga, seasonal workshops, live music, and themed skate nights. Come mid-December, Snowport Winter Village will also include a warming tent complete with seasonal food and beverage options for skaters and observers alike to enjoy.“As our largest and most dynamic public activation yet, Snowport Winter Villagecreates an entirely new gathering place in Seaport. Snowport Winter Village will provide ample opportunities to experience the season, offering ice skating for families and neighbors; seasonal food and beverage to enjoy with friends, and winter games for all ages. Our hope is to offer an open, welcoming, and festive new destination for the whole neighborhood to enjoy.” says Yanni Tsipis, Senior Vice President, Seaport, WS Development.
BPDA Approves NPC For Seaport Square Block N
On 11/14 the Boston Planning Board approved the notice of project change for The Seaport Square Block N project. Original plans for the building had called for primarily residential use but the updated project will now include around 38,000 square feet of retail/restaurant and 384,000 square feet of office and research and development space.
Permit Pulled For Temp. Ice Rink in Seaport Square
A permit has been pulled to build a temporary ice rink in Seaport Square at 65 Northern Avenue. During the summer the site is home to the Cisco Beer garden but will now be transformed into a skating rink that will run through March of next year.
NPC Filed for Seaport Square Block N
WS Development has filed a notice of project change for Seaport Square Block N, at 350 Summer Street. The NPC calls for a change of use from a primarly residential building to office/lab space. Original plans included 72,000 square feet of retail/restaurant space and 350,000 square feet of residential while the NPC proposes a reduced 38,000 square feet of retail/restaurant and around 384,000 square feet of office and research and development space.