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.
Rollins Square condos, completed in 2004, are located in the revitalized SOWA (South of Washington Street) section of the South End and offer a deluxe lifestyle in a dynamic neighborhood of Boston. The development integrates two distinct styles of the neighborhood in its design: low-scale brick townhouses mimic the South End’s attractive 19th century residential streets, while taller buildings with larger windows at the edge of the property are inspired by the neighborhood’s warehouse buildings. The grounds include a landscaped park, retail space and an underground parking garage. The complex fosters a sense of community while allowing for a range of diverse residences, varying in size from one-bedroom units to three-bedroom townhomes, each with modern, elegant finishes, in-unit fireplaces and rooftop terraces. Living here, you will find yourself amidst a plethora of art galleries, museums, small theaters, trendy restaurants, the entertaining SOWA Open Market and a new Boston Sports Club. Rollins Square is adjacent to the MTBA’s Silver Line station, providing easy access to other parts of the city.
The luxurious Residences at W Boston are a recent addition to Back Bay’s fashionable neighborhood, within steps of the Theatre District. This spectacular 26-story glass tower, developed by SW Boston Hotel Venture LLC, offers contemporary upscale living, high-end kitchen and bathroom finishes, and the 5-star amenities and signature Whatever/Whenever® service of the W Hotel, which is housed on the lower levels of the building. Amenities include preferred treatment at the W Lounge and Bliss® Spa, a concierge, and the very chic Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s Market restaurant on the main floor. It’s also within walking distance to other fine dining venues, shopping on Newbury Street, Copley Place, the scenic Boston Common and Public Garden, the Financial District and public transportation. The W offers a wonderful blend of urban sophistication, vibrancy and convenience.
The InterContinental is a new, luxury 21-story glass and granite high-rise with residences starting on the 14th floor. Located on the Waterfront at Fort Point Channel and the new Rose Kennedy Greenway, it is one of the most coveted luxury residential buildings in Boston. The homes boast high-end contemporary finishes, spectacular harbor and city views, a wonderful outdoor patio, some private terraces, a doorman and the world-class amenities of the InterContinental Hotel including the spa, restaurants, room service and concierge. The InterContinental is within walking distance to Boston attractions and venues including new Seaport restaurants, Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market, the Boston Convention Center, the North End (“Little Italy”), Chinatown and the Boston Tea Party Museum. At the base of the Financial District, the InterContinental is minutes to the airport, train and several highways, making this magnificent residence exceptionally convenient.
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.
Strada 234 is a 12-story new construction brick and stone luxury loft-style condominium building located in Boston’s North End, near the vibrant Waterfront area. One part is a redevelopment of the old Stop &Shop bakery. The building has an industrial contemporary feel, and includes commercial and retail space on the first six floors, with residences on the upper six levels. Some homes boast incredible views of the Zakim Bridge, Boston’s harbor or skyline, floor to ceiling windows that bring tremendous natural light, and private, multi-level terraces. Original finishes are contemporary and upscale and some owners have customized further with even higher end renovations. Strada 234 offers easy access to North Station, The Greenway and the Financial District, and is minutes from major highways, public transportation and Logan Airport. In addition to a short walk to the TD Garden for sports and entertainment events, there are many eating and drinking establishments nearby, creating a lively neighborhood ambiance.
Wilkes Passage is a modern six-story, high end, luxury mid-rise in Boston’s hip South End featuring approximately 155 loft-style homes. Residences have high ceilings, an open concept and contemporary finishes. Original owners had opportunity to customize space to meet their needs so layouts vary from totally open concepts to somewhat more traditional floor plans with distinct bedrooms. Some homes have private terraces and exceptional views that may include Peters Park, the city’s skyline or the courtyard. Amenities include a concierge, common courtyard, roof deck and garage parking. From Wilkes Passage, you’re just steps away from the SOWA Art District, the South End’s trendy restaurants, Foodies Urban Market, boutiques and theatre, and within walking distance to Back Bay as well as the Financial District. Public transportation is immediately accessible as well.
Rowes Wharf offers an oasis in the city with some of the finest luxury condominiums in Boston. Nestled on the Waterfront, adjacent to the Boston Harbor Hotel, this luxury brick and stone 16-story high-rise building is comprised of 100 residences, including townhomes. Residences capture tremendous natural light and exceptional harbor and city views; some feature balconies. Amenities include a doorman, concierge, garage parking (valet or self-park) and a common patio facing the harbor, in addition to all the amenities of the luxurious and highly rated Boston Harbor Hotel… concierge, restaurants, room service, function rooms, water transportation, marina, health club, pool, spa and more. Rowes Wharf is conveniently located to all the restaurants, attractions, entertainment events and vibrancy of the Waterfront, the historic North End, Faneuil Hall, the Financial District and the emerging Seaport and Innovation Districts. Its close proximity to multiple forms of public transportation (water taxi, ferries, bus, subway and train), highways and Logan International Airport makes Rowes Wharf highly desirable for the ultimate urban lifestyle.