Networking Event – UR Business Network

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Your Invited - Summer Networking Event Let's Make Professional Business Connections in Boston MA Monday July 28th, 2014 @Howl at the Moon 5:30pm-8:30pm Mass Professional Networking and UR Business Network would like to invite you to our Summer Business Networking Event at Howl At The Moon in the Financial District in Boston. Please join us from 5:30pm-8:30pm on Monday, July 28th. UR Business Network launched their internet radio stream in mid-November 2012. UR Business Network is the brainchild of 20 year multimedia marketing veteran Sergio Garcia and serial entrepreneur Rick Brutti. Internet radio had already proven to be a growing industry and their combined entrepreneurial expertise has made them uniquely suited to build an … [Read more...]

It’s that time again – the 11th Annual Taste of South Boston!

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Where?  At The Seaport Hotel of course - Sunday March 24, 2013 Media Crush attended this event last year and it was truly one of the best " Tastes Of"  we have been to and we have been to a LOT of them!  The SBNDC puts a lot of work into this event and with such a great line-up this year may outdo last years!  Southie Rules! The South Boston Neighborhood Development Corporation (South Boston NDC) will hold its 11th Annual Taste of South Boston on Sunday, March 24, 2013, from 6 - 9 p.m. at the Seaport Hotel. This event has become one of the city's premier food events enjoyed by over 500 attendees. For an entrance fee of $50, attendees can sample food and beverage offerings from 30 local restaurants while enjoying live music. This … [Read more...]

Fan Pier Continues to Drive Seaport Construction Boom – Goodwin Procter Moves In

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Goodwin Procter Inks Mega-Lease at Fan Pier Article Courtesy of:  GlobeSt.com - By Paul Bubny Fallon Co.'s Fan Pier mixed-use project will span eight buildings on 21 acres. BOSTON-Law firm Goodwin Procter has signed a letter of intent to anchor a new 500,000-square-foot build-to-suit tower at the Fallon Co.’s Fan Pier mixed-use development on the Boston waterfront. The move to approximately 360,000 square feet of office space will bring more than 860 attorneys and staff to Fan Pier. The announcement of the BTS for Goodwin Procter, which was founded in Boston a century ago, brings the number of Fan Pier high-rises either built or under development to five. Along with the Goodwin Procter building, one office … [Read more...]

Debi Greenberg & Louis Expand Their Appeal

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Pricey wine may be tailor made for Louis By Donna Goodison - Article Courtesy of:  Boston Herald Upscale clothing retailer Louis is applying for a retail package store license so owner Debi Greenberg can devote a small portion of the Fan Pier store to selling high-end regional cognacs and wines, according to her attorney, Bob Allen. “This is a trend that she’s seeing in New York and Italy in the fashion districts,” he said. Greenberg moved Louis from its longtime Newbury Street location in 2010 to Fan Pier. “She was one of the first people to move to the waterfront and took a big risk,” Allen said. “One of the disadvantages of being down there (in the Seaport District) is you don’t have all the stores around that you do … [Read more...]

ICA Teen Arts Program Honored at White House

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FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA HONORS THE INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART/BOSTON’S  OUT-OF-SCHOOL TEEN PROGRAMS AT SPECIAL WHITE HOUSE CELEBRATION Article Courtesy of:  Institute of Contemporary Art Eighteen-year-old Hyde Park resident Romario Accime and Jill Medvedow,  Ellen Matilda Poss Director of the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston (ICA) were at the White House today, Monday, November 19, 2012, to receive the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program award from First Lady Michelle Obama. The ICA was recognized for its effectiveness in developing leadership and life skills in teens by engaging them in a broad range of arts education programming. Chosen from a pool of more than 350 nominations and 50 finalists, the ICA was … [Read more...]

The Changing Face of Pier 4

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New vibe coming soon to Pier 4 Construction will start next month on mixed-use complex that will displace iconic Hub restaurant Pier 4 Waterfront - Courtesy of: Arrowstreet Article Courtesy of:  Boston Globe Through years of redevelopment around it, Anthony’s Pier 4 has remained largely the same, serving up New England seafood classics in a brick restaurant at the edge of Boston Harbor. But next month the changes that are rapidly redefining the Seaport District will finally arrive at Anthony’s doorstep. Construction will begin on a massive complex that will eventually displace Anthony’s from its perch at the edge of the pier, and could mark the last chapter of the venerable restaurant. The project includes … [Read more...]

Fan Pier Residential Development “It’s all about the View”

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By Paul McMorrow Article Courtesy:  The Boston Globe Joe Fallon is one of Mayor Tom Menino’s favorite developers. He’s also a heretic. Fallon, the Fan Pier developer, is supposed to be the face of Menino’s relentless efforts to rebrand the South Boston waterfront as the city’s Innovation District. So when one of the builders with a stake in the waterfront’s transformation doubts the reach of Boston’s innovation push, it’s worth paying attention. Fallon has built a string of projects that work together to push the South Boston waterfront past its recent pedigree as an urban backwater awash in commuter parking. The only reason the mayor can boast that Boston is home to the nation’s largest private construction project, … [Read more...]

Eleven Fan Pier Boulevard Framework Completed

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The Fallon Company, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Celebrate "Topping Off" of Fan Pier's Second Commercial Tower Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino, local dignitaries and business leaders commemorate milestone with Boston iron workers at 21-acre waterfront development site, the country's largest privately-funded project BOSTON - (BUSINESS WIRE) The Fallon Company today celebrated an important milestone, as Boston iron workers raised the final beam to top the second commercial tower on its 21-acre, LEED-certified mixed-use development site, Fan Pier. The "topping off" ceremony officially completed the structural framework for Eleven Fan Pier Boulevard - one of two 18-story towers on Fan Pier that will serve as Vertex … [Read more...]

Fan Pier Red Bull Cliff Diving August 25th

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World Class Divers Return To Boston's Fan Pier Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series hits Boston Harbor on August 25 Press Release Courtesy of:  Red Bull Cliff Diving Ever fall from grace? How about from an 8 story-high platform? Back by popular demand, Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series returns to the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston for the second year to give Bostonians an acrobatically aquatic expo that's worth flying for. On August 25, eleven phenomenal athletes from across the globe will stop in America's historically renowned metropolis of mutineers to dive from the roof of ICA's iconic glass building, an urban cliff perched dramatically over Boston Harbor. Though the divers will visit Boston for the … [Read more...]

Fallon Co. Expands Seaport District Real Estate Rights on Northern Avenue

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Fallon snags rights to big Seaport lot By Greg Turner |  http://www.bostonherald.com Article Courtesy of:  Boston Herald Fan Pier’s Joe Fallon has landed development rights to an under-used South Boston waterfront site owned by the city between the Bank of America Pavilion and Harpoon Brewery. View Larger Map The Boston Redevelopment Authority approved the one-year designation for the Fallon Co. at Thursday’s meeting, after the firm approached the city agency with a potential project in the works. Fallon wants to “pursue some of the existing demands that are out there in the commercial real estate community for new build-to-suit opportunities,” said Dennis Davis, the BRA’s deputy director for commercial leasing. The … [Read more...]

Vertex Builds Fan Pier Learning Laboratory and Collaborates with the Boston Public Schools to Enhance Science Education

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Vertex commits more than $1 million to support education for BPS students and to prepare teachers for new science education standards -Company dedicates 3,000 square foot learning laboratory at new Fan Pier headquarters to local community- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) and Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino today announced a three-year, approximately $1.5 million collaboration with the Boston Public Schools (BPS) to support a range of activities aimed at enhancing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education. As part of the collaboration, Vertex will focus on two BPS high schools in South Boston – Boston Green Academy and Excel High School – where programs will aim to increase student participation … [Read more...]

Fan Pier Boston Destination for Summer Fun!

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Joe Fallon lines up films, cliff divers to show off area By Greg Turner |  http://www.bostonherald.com Fan Pier will have plenty of fanfare this summer. Developer Joe Fallon next month will launch monthly screenings of family-friendly films on the public green between One Marina Park Drive and the Institute of Contemporary Art. In August, he’ll bring back the Red Bull cliff-diving tour, a spectacle in which performers plunge off the cantilevered ICA building into the harbor 80 feet below. “The summer activities will only be getting better,” he said. Fallon has been trying to increase the “fun” at Fan Pier and make the area a destination as his nine-block development continues. Past attractions include the Cirque du … [Read more...]

Joe Fallon Building Boston Harbor Condominiums Construction Slated for Spring 2013

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A conversation with Joe Fallon Article Courtesy of:  Boston Business Journal by Thomas Grillo, Real Estate Editor Joe Fallon, president and CEO of the Fallon Co. Joseph Fallon, the pioneering Hub developer who is turning waterfront parking lots into gleaming glass office towers, is getting closer to putting another shovel in the ground at Fan Pier with construction of a 12-story condominium building on Boston Harbor. Fallon talked with Boston Business Journal real estate editor Thomas Grillo following the launch of MassChallenge 2012 at his building, One Marina Park Drive. TG: Give us an update on Fan Pier, the $3 billion district neighborhood spanning nine city blocks. Construction began last summer on two … [Read more...]

Fan Pier Boston News: Vertex Leases Additional Space at One Marina Park Drive

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Vertex adds 56K sq ft in Fallon's Fan Pier building Article Courtesy of:  Boston Business Journal by Thomas Grillo, Real Estate Editor Vertex is leasing space at One Marina Park Drive in advance of moving its headquarters to Fan Pier in 2013. Vertex Pharmaceuticals is wasting no time moving to Boston’s Seaport District. The Cambridge. Mass., firm that has a pair of buildings under construction at Fan Pier is leasing two floors at One Marina Park Drive, Joseph Fallon’s first waterfront building on what is expected to be a $3 billion neighborhood spanning nine city blocks. Vertex is temporarily leasing 56,000 square feet on the 12th and 13th floors as it builds new headquarters nearby. “We moved a couple of … [Read more...]

Fan Pier One Marina Park Drive Tennant MassChallenge Sees Red

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Russia aims to replicate MassChallenge start-up competition By Michael B. Farrell, Article Courtesy of:  Globe Staff MassChallenge, a Boston-based competition for early-stage entrepreneurs, will help Russia launch its own version of the program to foster start-ups. The organization will assist Russian entrepreneurs that are interested in taking part in this year’s MassChallenge contest, as well as lend its expertise to advise an existing business plan competition in Russia, according to John Harthorne, chief executive of MassChallenge. The nonprofit MassChallenge, which awards $1 million annually to young companies, received $100,000 from Russian Venture Company USA, the American investment arm of the Russian … [Read more...]

Fan Pier Cornerstone Institute of Contemporary Art Raises $25 Million

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ICA effort raises $25m as museum looks to future Article Courtesy of The Boston Globe | By Geoff Edgers The Institute of Contemporary Art, just five years after opening its first permanent home, is flexing its newfound financial muscle. The ICA will announce today that it has raised $25 million toward a $50 million campaign, the bulk of which will dramatically boost its endowment. That is an important step in stabilizing the museum’s future. The ICA opened an attention-getting building on Fan Pier in 2006, and it has since used innovative programming to spearhead a boom in regional attention to contemporary art. But it is working with an endowment of just $9.9 million, a figure dwarfed by the endowments at several other … [Read more...]

Fan Pier District to see Dramatic Changes in 2012

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The Departed: South Boston to Change Forever This Year Article Courtesy of:  Tom Acitelli You should stroll the South Boston waterfront sometime really soon. Then close your eyes at the end of your walk, and seal the memory in your mind. Because the area is about to change forever in one of those tell-the-grandchildren-how-a-candy-bar-cost-a-nickel ways. More than 1,700 apartments in several buildings on otherwise nondescript sites are expected to get under way in 2012, what could be, as The Globe's Casey Ross puts it, "the year the South Boston waterfront started to feel like a neighborhood." What's coming? · Seaport Square. 750 apartments in two 22-story buildings on a 3-acre site between Sleeper Street and Northern Avenue, … [Read more...]

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