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08/21/19


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Below are BLDUP's most active* Boston-area new construction multifamily buildings as of July 2019. All of these buildings are either approved, under construction or recently completed. Each building contains either apartments or condominiums; a number of buildings are mixed-use and contain retail space.

*Most active based on page traffic


1. The Hub on Causeway

Bulfinch Triangle - Boston

Projected Opening: Phase One Now Open

The Hub on Causeway is a 1.87 million square foot mixed-use development featuring three towers with retail, office, hotel, and residential uses. The Hub on Causeway will be constructed in three phases. Completion of Phase One of The Hub on Causeway is expected in late 2018. Phase Two will consist of a 38-story residential tower with approximately 440 units and a 10-story citizenM hotel tower with approximately 260 rooms. Phase Three will consist of a 21-story office tower totaling approximately 525,000 square feet. Learn more >>>

2. Raffles Boston

Back Bay - Boston

Projected Opening: TBD

Raffles Boston is an upcoming 33-story tower in Copley Square that will feature 146 luxurious condominium residences atop 154 hotel rooms, expansion space for the adjacent University Club and ground-floor restaurant space. Amenities at Raffles Boston will include lounges, conference/ballroom areas and a pool/fitness center available to both building residents and guests. Parking will be provided at area garages. Learn more >>>

3. Fenway Center

Fenway - Boston

Projected Opening: Early 2020

Fenway Center is a $600 million, 1.1-million-square-foot mixed-use air rights development project in Kenmore Square that will consist of five new buildings, including a 27-story tower, above the Massachusetts Turnpike and on existing surface parking lots. A total of approximately 550 residential units, 160,000 square feet of office space and over 50,000 square feet of retail will be built at Fenway Center, in addition to over 30,000 square feet of park and green space. A seven-story parking garage at Fenway Center will include 1,290 parking spaces. As part of the project, the Yawkey MBTA commuter rail station was recently overhauled, and new public access roads were constructed throughout the existing parking lots. Learn more >>>

4. Bulfinch Crossing

Bulfinch Triangle - Boston

Projected Opening: Fall 2020

Bulfinch Crossing is a 2.9-million-square-foot multi-phased development project that will replace the existing above-grade concrete Government Center Garage with six mixed-use buildings, a pedestrian-friendly streetscape and a public plaza on two appropriately-scaled urban blocks spread across approximately 4.8 acres. The West Parcel will include a 45-story, 480-foot-tall luxury residential apartment building at 100 Sudbury Street, which will be the first structure built. The Phase I tower will feature 368 apartments and 55 condominiums for a total of 423 residences. Learn more >>>

5. Orient Heights Redevelopment Project Phase II

East Boston - Boston

Projected Opening: TBDPhase II of the redevelopment is part of a multi-phased overhaul of the 15-acre, 331-unit Orient Heights public housing development, which opened in 1951. All existing buildings will be demolished and replaced with new townhouses and mid-rise buildings ranging from two to five stories. New buildings will contain a total of 331 public housing units. Residences will include a range of units from one up to five bedrooms. Learn More >>>

6. NEMA Boston

Seaport District - Boston

Projected Opening: Fall 2019

NEMA Boston is an upcoming 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 will featuring raw steel features and stone floors. Luxury resident amenities at NEMA Boston will be 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. Learn more >>>

7. EchelonSeaport

Seaport District - Boston

Projected Opening: 2019 (partial)

EchelonSeaport will be comprised of three mixed-use towers containing 1.3 million square feet across 3.5-acres in the Seaport District. 717 residences and 125,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space will be built at EchelonSeaport. Two of the EchelonSeaport towers will contain 447 luxury condominium residences, and one tower will contain 270 luxury apartment residences. Resident amenities at EchelonSeaport will include two signature outdoor pools, an indoor pool, expansive sun decks, engaging courtyards, and oversized private terraces. 133 Seaport, A Regent Collection is slated to open this fall and 135 Seaport, a Regent Collection in early 2020. The 270-unit luxury rental residence will follow soon after in 2020. Learn more >>>

8. MIT Kendall Square Initiative 

Cambridge, MA

Projected Opening: 2019 (partial)

MIT’s Kendall Square Initiative is a $1.2 Billion transformative project made of six new buildings under construction in Kendall Square. The project includes approximately 888,000 square feet of office space, 115,000 square feet of retail, 450 graduate student housing units, 290 housing units and over 1.8 acres of open space. Learn More >>>

9. Winthrop Center

Financial District, Boston, MA

Projected Opening: 2022

Winthrop Center is a 53-story, 691-foot-tall tower that would replace a decrepit City-owned parking garage located in Winthrop Square in the heart of Downtown Boston. Across the $1.3 billion, 1.592-million-square-foot tower’s top 26 floors would be approximately 500 condominium residences, with approximately 750,000 square feet of commercial office space across 20 floors below. As part of the proposed project, 115,000 square feet of new affordable housing would be created, most likely in Boston’s Chinatown in collaboration with the Asian Community Development Corporation. Millennium would pay the City of Boston $166 million in order to acquire and develop the garage site. Learn more >>>

10. 100 Shawmut

South End - Boston

Projected Opening: TBD

100 Shawmut is a 13-story, 138-unit residential project with a 980-square-foot ground-floor cafe which would be located at the intersection of Herald Street and Shawmut Avenue in the South End’s rapidly developing New York Streets neighborhood. The development would preserve and incorporate the street-facing facade of an existing six-story, 70,000-square-foot brick-and-beam South End office building, which would be partially demolished. Learn More >>>

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