Brian Cook Speaking at Bisnow Multifamily Annual Conference

Senior Associate Brian Cook AIA is speaking at this year’s Bisnow Multifamily Annual Conference New England on November 8, 2018. Learn more and register here. Boston’s CRE market is thriving to say the least, and multifamily developments are on the forefront of the conversation. Areas like Beacon Hill, Back Bay, Jamaica Plain, and the Seaport are continuing to grow. However…

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Greybarn Phase 2 Construction is Underway

While Phase 1, 10 Greybarn Lane is quickly filling up with tenants, our contractor, Racanelli Construction Co. Inc., is keeping busy building the next phase of the project to meet demand. Phase 2, which includes Buildings 20 and 30 Greybarn Lane are taking shape and will provide an additional 155 units, schedule for completion in Fall 2017. Amenities like a…

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The Housing Ecosystem

People often talk about moving up the housing ladder. The progression is pretty standard for many; from living with your parents, you move to a college dorm and then your first apartment, maybe pausing at a starter condo before buying a house. But not only is the housing ladder getting harder for many people to climb, it’s also missing some…

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Economical Design and Boston’s Housing Gap

If you live in the greater Boston area, you’re aware of Boston’s current housing crunch and just how expensive it is to live here; according to a report from real estate data firm Reis, Inc., the average rent in Greater Boston topped $2,000 in 2015. Development and construction in desirable, urban areas is expensive, and as a result, it is often…

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The Self-Driving Car Could Eliminate the Parking Garage

Amy Korte was interviewed by the Boston Globe about how autonomous cars and ride sharing will impact facilities in the future.  Her recent research focuses on the future design of parking structures; as the automated technology becomes more of a reality for travelers, it’s critical to design parking facilities that can transform over time.  In early years, parking layouts can…

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Showing Off the View at Ocean 650

Before the snow last week we had a beautiful day on site at Ocean 650 in Revere and I was able to get some great photos of the incredible ocean views. We took advantage of the location and incorporated substantial fenestration into the design to highlight the ocean and beach backdrop. Construction is moving along and residents will be enjoying the view…

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