With the discount end of the office market shuddering, it’s time for Boston Mayor Michelle Wu and Gov. Charlie Baker to be as aggressive as possible in encouraging office-to-housing conversions downtown.
As remote and hybrid work entrench themselves, Boston’s class B office market looks like potentially fertile ground for conversion into thousands of new housing units.
Somerville’s Brickbottom is joining the ranks of local neighborhoods shedding their industrial pasts to accommodate life science expansion, spurring redevelopment of two warehouses as a new 200,000-square-foot lab complex.
Chef and restaurateur Tiffani Faison headlines the list of 20 inaugural vendors at the new High Street Place food hall scheduled to open March 2.
Alexandria Real Estate Equities has unveiled its redevelopment plans for the Watertown Mall property, including three new life science buildings totaling 500,000 square feet.
After offering an incentive to lab developers by raising building heights, the town of Lexington is challenging them to deliver buildings equipped with some of the suburbs’ most energy-efficient building systems.
Athletic gear manufacturer PUMA has opened its new headquarters at Somerville’s Assembly Row, consolidating local operations previously based at 33 Arch St. in Boston and 10 Lyberty Way in Westford.
One Post Office Square’s transformation is nearing completion, and, we believe, the building’s now 1.2 million square feet of office space offers a terrific demonstration of the value of rehabbing more recent existing structures.
Drawing from within our own professional networks, we interviewed four scientists with varied fields of research about their workplace experiences to learn how designers can create environments that meet their expectations and needs, as well as support their new ways of working.
Boston-based Quaker Lane Capital has received special permit approval to redevelop 11 Dartmouth St. in Malden Center as a mixed-use property including class A office and life science space.
Tenants’ preferences for post-COVID workspace are prompting shifts in office designs emphasizing outdoor connections, and Gensler architects have some ideas about how to make that practical in places like Boston with wide seasonal fluctuations in climate.
Office building owners better brace themselves for possible multimillion-dollar facility upgrades if they’re going to successfully lure back health-conscious tenants after the pandemic crisis finally eases.
Life science developer IQHQ proposes three new R&D buildings at its recently-acquired campus in Cambridge’s Alewife section.
After buying a collection of parcels in Malden Center for $12 million in January, Boston-based Quaker Lane Capital has filed plans to develop an office building on the site.
Crews from Turner Construction hoisted the final beam completing the framing of Amazon’s future office complex in Boston’s Seaport District, which is scheduled for completion next year.
With the incredible demand on urban settings, the redevelopment of existing office buildings presents a prime opportunity to re-invest in aging real estate assets and simultaneously revitalize and energize our urban centers.
Despite speculation by some that work-from-home is here to stay, even after COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, there are many indications that full-time remote work is neither sustainable nor strategic for the long-term health of companies and their people.
Architects and property managers are studying once-unthinkable changes to office environments as corporate America envisions a gradual return to work in the COVID-19 era.
Energy services provider Engie North America’s new Boston headquarters contains a mix of open workspace, private offices, huddle areas, conference rooms and work lounges designed to balance needs for collaboration and concentration.
As construction continues on its signature 31-story office tower, developers commemorated the completion of The Hub on Causeway’s second phase including a boutique hotel, supermarket, apartment tower and new fan amenities at the TD Garden.