$2M Plumbing Permit Pulled for Phase 2 of Packard Crossing
A permit valued at $2M has been pulled for the underground plumbing install for phase 2 of Packard Crossing along Brighton Avenue. The new building will include 76 apartments along with 3,050 square feet of retail space and a 175 space below-grade parking garage.
Construction Continues on Phase 2 of Packard Crossing
Foundation work is now advancing for Phase Two of Packard Crossing in Allston, metal framing is being laid for cement pouring. The two-building project will include a total of 114 apartments along with 3,050 square feet of retail space. Resident amenities will include a landscaped roof deck and a fitness center.
A temp. certificate of occupancy has been issued for the first phase of Packard Crossing in Allston. The new building, which has restored and integrated the existing Victorian house on the site, includes 38 apartments along with 39 parking spaces. Phase Two of the project, for which foundation was underway before the construction pause will include another 76 apartments, along with 3,050 square feet of ground-floor retail and a 175 space parking garage.
Foundation Work Underway for Phase Two at Packard Crossing
Foundation work is now underway for Phase Two of Packard Crossing in Allston. Leasing has also kicked off for the first phase of the project, along Gardner Street. Phase one includes 38 apartments. Phase two, along Brighton Avenue, will include below-grade parking for 175 cars plus 76 apartments & 3,050 square feet of retail space.
Demo of a commercial building at 45-55 Brighton Ave. is complete and the site is now clear for Phase 2 of Packard Crossing. This new building will feature a below-grade parking garage with 175 spaces, 3,050 square feet of retail space, plus 76 apartments. The first phase of the project, along Gardner Street, features 38 apartments and parking for 39 cars.
Demo Permit Pulled for Phase II of Packard Crossing
Hamilton Construction Management has pulled a permit to demo the existing 1-story commercial building at 45-55 Brighton Avenue in Allston. Removal of the building will make way for phase II of Packard Crossing. The new building will feature 76 units, 3,050 square feet of ground-floor retail space and a below-grade parking garage with 175 spaces.
Facade Install Nearly Complete for 1st Phase of Packard Crossing
Facade install is almost complete for the first phase of the Packard Crossing development in Allston. This first phase integrates the new four-story building into the existing Victorian house on the site and will feature 38 apartments. Underneath the building, a parking garage was also constructed with space for 39 cars. The second phase of the project will construction another larger building along Brighton Avenue to feature 76 units and around 3,000 square feet of ground floor retail along with another 175 parking spaces.
Exterior Work Ongoing for Phase One of Packard Crossing
Construction is ongoing with windows in place and exterior work moving forward for Phase One of Packard Crossing in Allston. This first phase of the project will include 38 rental units between the new construction building and the renovated Victorian house on the site. The second phase of Packard Crossing will construct a second new building at 45-55 Brighton Avenue containing 76 residential units and 3,050 square feet of ground-floor retail.
Framing Reaches Full Height of Phase One of Packard Crossing
Framing for phase one The Hamilton Company's Packard Crossing development in Allston has reached its fourth floor. The 47,000sf building along Gardner Street will include 38 apartments and incorporate the existing Victorian house on the site. Phase Two of the project will include another 76 units along Brighton Avenue with 3,050 square feet of ground-floor retail.
Work continues on the foundation and underground parking at Packard Crossing in Allston. The upcoming four-story building will be integrated to an existing Victorian house on site and contain 38 residential units with 39 underground parking spaces.
Construction is set to begin on Phase Two of the project later this year. Once complete the project will include a total of 114 rental residential units and 3,050 square feet of ground-floor retail. Resident amenities will include a landscaped roof deck and a fitness center.
W. L. French excavates underground parking and foundation of Phase I of Packard Crossing in Brighton
W. L. French Excavating Corporation is hard at work excavating the 39-car underground parking garage of Phase I of the $45 million, 147,438-square-foot Packard Crossing mixed-use development in Brighton. Soil is rapidly being removed from the project site, and soldier piles with lagging have been installed along the sides of the garage to maintain the 12 foot deep excavation. Following completion of the excavation, concrete will be poured in order to construct the Phase I building’s garage and foundation.
Phase I of Packard Crossing will construct a four-story, 47,736-square-foot building containing 38 apartment residences which will integrate and restore an existing Victorian house on site. Following completion of Phase II, Packard Crossing will feature 114 apartment residences and 3,050 square feet of ground-floor retail. The following are photographs of W. L. French at work at Packard Crossing:
Packard Crossing approved, construction could commence Q1 2017
At last night's board meeting, the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) approved Packard Crossing for construction. Located in Allston’s Packards Corner steps to the MBTA Green Line, Packard Crossing will contain a total of 114 rental residential units and 3,050 square feet of ground-floor retail across two new buildings constructed over two phases. Construction of Phase One is anticipated to commence in the first quarter of 2017. Additional information about Packard Crossing can be found above.
The Hamilton Company releases renderings and details for Packard Crossing in Allston
In a Project Notification Form (PNF) submitted to the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) last Friday (July 29th, 2016), developer The Hamilton Company released renderings and details for the proposed 147,438 square foot Packard Crossing mixed-use development project in Allston’s Packards Corner; the following is a link to the PNF. A Letter of Intent (LOI) for the project was submitted to the BRA on June 24th, 2016; the following is a link to the LOI. Additional information about Packard Crossing can be found above.
Letter of Intent filed for Packard Crossing, new rendering released
The Boston Business Journal reports that The Hamilton Company has filed a Letter of Intent with the Boston Redevelopment Authority to construct Packard Crossing, a proposed two-building mixed-use development project including approximately 114 rental residential apartments in addition to street level retail, at 45-55 Brighton Avenue in Allston. Project architect Hacin + Associates reports that a new six-story building containing 75+ apartments would front Brighton Avenue, replacing an existing single-story retail building home to an AutoZone auto repair shop. A second four-story building containing 35+ apartments would front Gardner Street. An existing historic Victorian home on site would be restored and incorporated into the lobby of the Gardner Street building.
Proposed view of Packard Crossing along Brighton Avenue
The Boston Globe reports that apartments at Packard Crossing would be primarily two-bedrooms and that rents would be "well below downtown prices." The development team anticipates to start construction of the Gardner Street building in 2018, with the Brighton Avenue building to follow. A total of approximately 215 parking spaces would be located on site. Universal Hub reports that approximately 114 parking spaces would be reserved for apartment tenants. The remaining parking spaces would be used for the new retail space at Packard Crossing and by employees at The Hamilton Company's nearby offices.
The Hamilton Company reveals plans for new Allston apartments
Universal Hub reports that The Hamilton Company presented plans to the Brighton Allston Improvement Association this month to construct 114 new residential apartments at 45-55 Brighton Avenue in Allston. The existing AutoZone facility at 45-55 Brighton Avenue would be demolished.
Two new buildings would constructed, and an existing victorian house at 75 Gardner Street would be incorporated into the design. New street-level retail space would be built along Brighton Avenue.
The following is a preliminary rendering of the proposed project:
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