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

Vertex Corporate Headquarters - Fan Pier Boston Massachusetts

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...]

Vertex Arrives at Fan Pier

John Joseph Moakley Courthouse on Fan Pier Boston

City Celebrates Vertex Groundbreaking at Fan Pier – TK&A, Elkus Manfredi, and Turner Team Up Article Courtesy of: High-Profile Monthly June 2011 Boston – Mayor Menino and the BRA joined with Boston-based development firm, The Fallon Company, headed by President & CEO Joseph F. Fallon, today broke ground on Fan Pier’s second and third office buildings and the future home to the 1.1 million square foot global headquarters for Vertex Pharmaceuticals. This lease is the largest commercial lease in the history of Boston and with construction underway, it’s also the largest private sector construction project in the country. More than 1,000 construction jobs will be created as a result of this new project. Vertex currently has … [Read more...]

Karp, Buza, Hoar, Fallon, Fowler, Hynes & Menino Pivot on Vertex

Fan Pier Boston - Boston Harbor Walk - Seaport District Boston

Spurring Growth on Boston’s Waterfront By SUSAN DIESENHOUSE - Article Courtesy of:  New York Times BOSTON — When Vertex Pharmaceuticals agreed this year to move into an as-yet-unbuilt waterfront office complex, it made history as the city’s largest commercial lease at 1.1 million square feet, with a rent of $72.5 million a year. But more important for the city over all, the huge deal has spurred growth and eased the way for financing other projects. The Fallon Company is developing the $900 million office and laboratory complex for Vertex on Fan Pier, across Fort Point Channel a few blocks from downtown. Vertex, which is based in Cambridge, Mass., also has leased 60,000 square feet in One Marina Park Drive, an office building … [Read more...]

Fan Pier Boston – Waterfront hits its stride

Fan Pier Boston - Legal Seafood Harborside Boston MA - Liberty Wharf

Mayor Menino on Fan Pier:  "It's Really Something" Article Courtesy of:  The Boston Globe It was strictly out of pity that I pointed my car toward the South Boston Waterfront Sunday night to trade a few coins for clams at the massive new Legal Sea Foods complex. Poor Roger Berkowitz, I figured, had eaten so much mercury-tainted swordfish that he had completely lost his mind. I mean, who builds three restaurants with 700 seats under one roof hard by an industrial park in a corner of Boston where precious few people actually live? As I pulled up, something unusual caught my eye — people. Everywhere, people, people walking, people sitting at outdoor cafes, smiling, happy people. Then the nice hostess at Legal glanced at a … [Read more...]

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