Pier 4 office building

What: Pier 4 office building

Where: 200 Pier 4 Boulevard, Boston

Owner: Tishman Speyer

Built: 2016-2018



  • Educational publisher Cengage has agreed to relocate from Channel Center to Tishman Speyer’s speculative office building on Pier 4 in Boston’s Seaport District with the signing of a 10-year, 117,000-square-foot lease for the second through sixth floors.
  • The company’s 500 existing employees will relocate to the newly completed building in fall 2018 and Cengage is planning to hire another 100 positions including software engineers, product managers and salespeople to support its strategy of expanding its digital product lines.
  • Boston Consulting Group last year leased 202,000 square feet on the upper seven floors of the 370,000-square-foot, 13-story building designed by Boston-based Elkus Manfredi Architects.
  • The redevelopment of the former Anthony’s Pier 4 restaurant property also includes a 9-story condominium building and 1-acre waterfront park.

“Cengage has experienced significant growth since moving our headquarters to Boston in 2014. The region’s pool of the best and brightest tech talent has enabled our company to embrace new innovations that support students. The amenities, dynamic nature of the neighborhood and unobstructed views of the Boston Harbor will fuel our momentum, while inspiring current and future employees to think big, embrace the unknown and accelerate new ways of learning.”

— George Moore, chief technology officer, Cengage

Hot Property: Jan. 15, 2018

by Steve Adams time to read: 1 min