Feldman Development Partners is a Boston-based development and construction management firm serving the needs of homeowners, developers and institutions.
Led by founder and principal Richard Feldman, with over 30 years of experience in the development and construction of commercial and residential real estate, the firm’s services range from strategic real estate planning, financial analysis and acquisitions to renovations, rehabilitations, contractor management and on-time, on-budget turnkey management for highly successful projects throughout New England.
The privately owned company takes directly responsibility for counseling and representing property owners; managing and collaborating with architects, designers and contractors; and orchestrating financing with lending institutions while establishing trusted relationships with repeat clients. Feldman is also an expert in regulatory and permitting issues and appears regularly before the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) Office, the Boston Inspectional Services Department (ISD), the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA), the Back Bay Architectural Commission (BBAC), the South End Historical Commission and many other neighborhood agencies.
Among the firm’s noteworthy projects in Boston’s historic neighborhoods are the development and project management of the conversion of an 1888 boarding house to a five-story mixed use property at 211 Newbury Street, the complete renovation and conversion of the South End’s Penny Savings Bank to a 23-unit residential condominium with a first-floor restaurant and Citibank, the facade rehabilitation of The Prince Building at 201 Newbury Street, and the development and construction management of the 168-suite Marriott Residence Inn Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf in Charlestown.
Prior to starting Feldman Development Partners, Feldman was Vice President of New England Development, the largest developer of shopping centers and malls in the Northeast.
Feldman is an advisory board member of the International Council of Shopping Centers’ (ICSC) annual CenterBuild Conference and previously served as chairman of this global event for the retail design and construction industry.. He has been a frequent speaker at ICSC, National Association of Corporate Real Estate Executives (NACORE), National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) and Greater Boston Real Estate Finance Association (REFA) conferences. He is a graduate of Tufts University and the Harvard Business School.
Contact Feldman Development Partners at 617.610.3953 or email@example.com. Read on for profile samples of the firm’s work.
|Façade Restoration, Historic Buildings, Urban Environment|
|256 Beacon Street
|Managed the renovation and new construction of a seven-story building in the Back Bay damaged by fire in June 2008. Worked for Trustees of the Condominium in hiring a general contractor and managing the architecture of the interior and exterior renovation of the building. Developed the $2.8 million budget and compiled necessary information for the insurance settlement. Worked with the building’s real estate committee and all individual owners during the renovation.|
|The Prince Building
201 Newbury StreetBoston, MA
|Managed the $1 million exterior renovation of a residential and retail building in the Back Bay to replace rotting trim, replace defective windows and reseal brick where necessary. Worked for the Trustees of this condominium project. Scope included hiring a general contractor and the separate hiring of a window contractor. Coordinated all approvals with the BBAC and ISD.|
|Project management services for the exterior renovation of a 420-room hotel to stop leaking from defects in the brick and flashing around the windows. $2 million scope included hiring general contractor to reseal the brick, caulk all windowsills and repair flashing when necessary.|
|One Monument Square,
|Project management services for the $3.5 million exterior renovation of a 10-story office building to stop significant leaking from defects in the brick and windows. Scope included structural review and the hiring of a general contractor and window installation company to reseal the brick, replace 500 windows, and re-skin the building with Alucabond panels. Two-year project, completed in April 2010.|
|Managing renovation of the historic 400-room Providence Biltmore Hotel.|
|Boston Real Estate Development and Construction Management – Residential/Mixed Use|
|211 Newbury Street, Boston, MA||Project development and management of the $5 million conversion of an 1888 boarding house into a five-story mixed use development. Managed all approvals with the BBAC and the Boston Zoning Board; hired architect, structural engineer and contractor; established all budgets, and defined all operating manuals.|
|212 Beacon Street, Boston, MA||Project management for a gut conversion of a five story townhouse into a three-unit condominium. Oversaw all approvals with the City of Boston and supervised architecture and construction.|
|48 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA||Project management for the gut renovation of a classic town home on Berkeley Street and Commonwealth Avenue and its conversion to a six- unit luxury condominium.|
|Penny Savings Bank Residences,
1365 Washington St, Boston, MA
|Project management for the gut renovation of the former Penny Savings Bank and addition of three new floors for a 23-unit condominium building with a first floor restaurant and Citibank. Supervised all design and construction and managed approvals before the South End Historical Commission.|
|45 Church Street, Boston, MA||Project management for the gut renovation of a two-story office building and its conversion to an eight-unit condominium in Bay Village. Coordinated approvals within the City of Boston and managed addition of a third floor onto the building.|
|Residence Inn Boston Harbor Tudor Wharf, Charlestown, MA||Development and project management services for National Development in the construction of a 168-suite Marriott Residence Inn on the historic Tudor Wharf in Charlestown.|
|15 Marlborough Street, Boston, MA||Acquisition, development and project management of a five-unit condominium combining two townhouses. Coordinated all approvals with the BBAC and City of Boston Zoning, managed construction and developed initial condominium documents.|
|8-9 Arlington Street, Boston, MA||Development and project management of a six-unit condominium renovated from an historical townhouse. Managed the architecture and construction of a $9 million project and set up the initial condominium documents and operations of the residences.|
|75 West School Street
|Owner’s representative for the construction of a 99-unit luxury residential project on Rutherford Avenue|
Leslie Fine Interiors, Inc. is an award winning, full service residential interior design firm located in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay. In connection with each project – whether large in scale or smaller in scope, within New England or in other regions of the country – every client is given personalized attention at all times from the principal of the firm, Leslie Fine.
From fabrics, furniture and floor plans to windows, walls and accessories, Leslie introduces innovative ideas and offers her clients the opportunity to explore a range of options to create interiors specific to their lifestyle and taste. Leslie’s clients cite her professionalism, accessibility, and keen ability to translate their desires into a comfortable, beautiful and functional space as some of the key reasons they wholeheartedly endorse her. “Listening to my clients and responding to their lifestyles is essential,” she says. “My expertise is in creating a functional home environment while simultaneously expressing the individuality of each client.”
Leslie’s work has appeared in many regional and national magazines, and the firm has garnered many awards over the years, with recent accolades including winner of the 2012 Bath Design Award by Signature Kitchens & Baths Magazine and the 2011 Gold PRISM Award for Best Bathroom Remodel from the Builders Association of Greater Boston.
Leslie is a past President of the New England Chapter of the International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA), and her blog, Everything Interior Design, draws thousands of readers each month.
Lim Design Studio is a Boston-based architecture firm, whose founder and principal, Diane Lim, brings nearly 20 years of experience to clients and their projects.
Diane’s work spans new construction, renovations and historic restoration throughout Boston, its suburbs and The Islands. With a focus on high-end projects in Boston’s landmark districts, Diane’s expertise and creativity have transformed residential and retail spaces in the Back Bay, Beacon Hill and the South End with unique designs that ensure the historic and architectural character of these neighborhoods is protected and preserved.
From concept through construction, from transformative facelifts of downtown condominiums to multi-level residential additions in the suburbs, and from exquisite interior design and intricate casework to the design of high fashion Newbury Street boutiques, Diane works directly and collaboratively with each client. Her finely crafted work is inspired by an appreciation of historic details and regional architecture, guided by the aesthetic and functional preferences of her clients, and blended with the design sensibilities that accommodate a modern lifestyle.
Prior to founding her firm in pursuit of “more intimate” architecture, Diane was a senior associate with Ahern / Schopfer & Associates, where she provided comprehensive services from schematic designs to construction management for projects ranging from single-family homes and multi-unit condominiums to commercial properties and institutional spaces.
Born in Seoul, Korea, Diane received a Bachelors of Arts and Science in Architecture and a Master of Urban Design degree from Cornell University. She is a licensed architect and a member of the Boston Society of Architects as well as the American Institute of Architects.
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