Construction is underway on what will be the Boston’s tallest residential skyscraper: the ultra-luxury One Dalton, the private residences operated by the Four Seasons Hotel and Resorts in the city’s coveted Back Bay neighborhood. The completed tower with its shimmering, curved glass façade will rise 699 feet (61 stories) into the skyline from its base at 1 Dalton Street, next to the Christian Science Plaza. A 211-room Four Seasons hotel (Boston’s second) will be situated in the building’s first 24 floors. Accessible through a separate entrance, floors 25-61 will include 180 private residences with panoramic views from every unit. The homes, designed by renowned architect Henry Cobb, will also feature 11-foot ceilings, fireplaces, bay windows, concierge and doorman services, on-site parking as well as a private restaurant club on the 50th floor. Residents will also have access to the hotel’s amenities including two restaurants, two lounges, and a health club and spa. This new generation of high-rise will meet the needs of buyers looking for an ultra-luxury residence and the lifestyle it provides, along with brand new construction, within an easy walk to the fabulous shopping and dining options on Newbury Street, the Prudential Center, Copley Place, theatre and the Charles River Esplanade, the Public Garden and more. Prices for the condos are expected to be in the range of $2,500 to $3,000 per square foot, reflecting the super luxury design, features and amenities of this world-class residence and its desirable Back Bay location. Completion of this $750,000 million project, developed by Carpenter & Co., is slated for 2018.
The most talked-about development in the transformation of Downtown Boston is Millennium Tower, a 1.1 million square foot mixed-used project in the heart of Downtown Crossing. Sales are already brisk, though the building isn’t set to open to residents until the summer of 2016. Millennium Tower will feature what will be a soaring, slender 625-foot and iconic 60-story residential tower as its anchor and the adjacent, historic Burnham Building (site of the original Filenes Department Store), magnificently restored. The property will include 442 full-service, luxury residences with a mix of one, two, three and four-bedroom units. The open floor plans will showcase impeccable, contemporary architecture and design, where residents can expect state-of-the-art features, including oversized windows boasting exceptional views of the Boston skyline and harbor. The Club will be one-of-a-kind—a dramatic two-story space of unrivaled, luxury amenities. As with Millennium Place down the block (from the same developer), Millennium Tower Boston will incorporate La Vie®, an immersive social program that brings residents together for private events and insider excursions throughout Boston with a calendar will include a shared passion for fine dining, wine, art, music and culture. The properties five-star services also include valet garage parking (460 spaces). With flagship retail, a new Roche Bros. gourmet grocery store, the European-based Primark and much more, Millennium Tower Boston is drawing national attention to the revival of Boston’s Downtown Crossing… and high appeal from empty nesters, investors and young professionals. Situated in the heart of Boston within easy walking distance to all five MBTA “T” lines and South Station, the Financial District, Beacon Hill, the Back Bay, hospitals, theaters and museums, Millennium Tower is the latest opportunity for a high-end, urban lifestyle in Boston’s hottest new neighborhood.
SEPIA is the newest luxury seven-story condominium building coming to Boston’s South End. To be built in the Ink Block development on the former Boston Herald site at Traveler Street (with sales office at 401 Harrison Ave), this 83-unit residence offers a variety of floor plans: studios, one plus den, two- and three-bedrooms. This building is all about luxury, lifestyle and convenience with amenities that include a concierge, state of the art fitness center, residents’ lounge with an entertaining kitchen, a bike storage room as well as a stunning rooftop pool and sun deck. The pet-friendly building will offer an on-site dog washing service. A Hubway bike station, an electric car charging station and Zipcars will be on-site, too. Extra storage and underground garage parking are available for an additional fee. The finishes are tasteful and contemporary—stainless appliances, gas cooking, hardwood flooring, stone countertops, wood as well as white lacquer cabinetry, neutral tile and backsplash options, tiled showers, and an in-unit washer and dryer. Some units also have a private terrace or patio. SEPIA is offering buyers a choice in finishes during the pre-construction period. Along with four unique residential buildings, Ink Block will house restaurants and shops, as well as a Whole Foods Market, what will be Boston’s largest to date, that residents can access with their own separate entrance. The community offers easy access to renowned South End restaurants, the SoWa markets, galleries, shops and public transportation. Additionally, the city of Boston is rebuilding Harrison Avenue with new sidewalks, bike lanes, storefronts and lighting… creating a fresh, new feel in this neighborhood.
Millennium Place is the newest luxury condominium residence in Boston with construction completed in October, 2013. Situated on the corner of Avery and Washington streets across from the Ritz Towers, one block off the Boston Common, it is centrally located amid Boston’s invigorated Midtown neighborhood and offers a one-of-a-kind lifestyle community. The 15-story building consists of 256 one-, two- and three-bedroom homes and four distinct living experiences: Garden Residences, Theatre Residences, Residences on the Avenue and Grand Residences highlighting penthouses with private terraces. Homes have open kitchens with custom cabinetry, stone countertops and top-of-the-line appliances, including a wine cooler or a fireplace in select units. Bay windows, Nordic oak flooring, spacious bedrooms, high ceilings, and five-fixture master baths with double sinks and an oversized tiled shower combine luxury and functionality. Residents will enjoy unique 5-star services such as a 24/7 private concierge and access to the city’s top cultural and social attractions through Millennium Partners’ exclusive La Vie® lifestyle program. The magnificent hub of Millennium Place, The Club, offers an Owners’ Lounge with a bar and fireplace, a Wine Tasting/Dining Room for events, The Garden that provides a on-site green space, a Screening Room and a Children’s Room. A private 2000+ square foot fitness center offers yoga, pilates and massage, with other programs on a fee basis in partnership with The Sports Club/LA conveniently located across the street. Living here, you are just minutes from the Financial District; steps from world-class shopping, dining, night clubs, theatre and entertainment; proximate to Boston’s many prestigious educational institutions and have full access to a modern urban lifestyle.
FP3 is located in the heart of the vibrant Fort Point and Seaport area. The 92 residences are housed within three masonry buildings; two are totally renovated historic structures; one is entirely new construction. Homes are loft-style, some brick and beam, others new construction; some penthouse duplexes; others with unmatched private terraces. All include over-sized windows, high ceilings and hardwood floors. Kitchens are open with contemporary cabinetry and premium appliances. The lobby serves as an exhibition gallery for local artists and function space for residents. A common roof deck with a gas grill captures views of the Fort Point and Seaport area. FP3 is conveniently located, just steps to the InterContinental Hotel, South Station, the Financial District, the Waterfront and the new Innovation District. You can walk to numerous restaurants and cafes: Legal Seafood, Trade, McCormick & Schmick, Strega, Flour Bakery & Cafe to Barbara Lynch’s Drink, Sportello and the high-end Menton at the building’s base. Seaport development plans, public transportation and easy highway access make FP3 an increasingly desirable and hot place to call home.
The Clarendon is a classically elegant, new construction, 33-story, 103 luxury residence full service condominium designed by world-renowned Robert A.M. Stern Architects and developed by the Related Companies and Beal Companies. Featuring graciously appointed high end contemporary style residences beginning on the 15th floor, The Clarendon offers some of the most captivating views of the downtown skyline, the Charles River and Boston Harbor and a luxurious lifestyle with world class services and amenities including a concierge, library, conference room, an Equinox fitness club, a spectacular rooftop terrace, Assouline lounge and entertainment area, the on-premise Post 390 restaurant and valet garage parking. Residents have access to floors three through thirteen feature high end rental apartments (One Back Bay) with a separate entrance on Clarendon Street. Ideally situated in Back Bay, The Clarendon blends luxury with location… within walking distance to restaurants, shopping, cultural venues and public transportation in the Back Bay and South End, for the ultimate sophisticated urban lifestyle.
Atelier 505 in Boston’s historic South End is a luxury brick and limestone 10-story building with residences starting on the third floor. Developed by the Druker Company, the 103 luxury residences feature roughly 70 different floor plans, including studios, duplexes and penthouses. This luxury residence is contemporary with understated elegance and unique to the South End. In addition to having a concierge, doorman, fitness center with sauna, library, function room, garage parking and private storage, many units feature private outdoor space (terraces or balconies). All homes have high end appliances, wood flooring and at least nine-foot high ceilings that you would expect of an “atelier”, an artist’s work space. The neighborhood is diverse and known for its trendy restaurants, boutiques and cultural venues including the Boston Center for the Arts, which houses live theatre and exhibits. In addition, it is within walking distance to the Prudential Center, Copley Place, Newbury Street shops, SOWA, Back Bay Station and other public transportation to facilitate an easy commute.