The Changing Face of Pier 4

Anthony's Pier 4 Restaurant - Boston, Massachusetts

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”

John Joseph Moakley Courthouse on Fan Pier Boston

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

Vertex Corporate Headquarters - Fan Pier Boston Massachusetts

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

Red Bull Cliff Diving Fan Pier Boston

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...]

Fan Pier Cornerstone Institute of Contemporary Art Raises $25 Million

ICA Institute Contemporary Art Boston - Fan Pier Boston MA

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...]

Vertex @ Fan Pier & Growth in Biotechnology Industry Pushes Boston Apartment Market Demand

Fan Pier Boston Apartments

Boston Apartment Market Among Nation's Strongest Article Courtesy of:  Citybizlist Fueled by growth in the biotechnology industry, Boston will be one of the top-performing apartment markets in the nation this year, according to the Marcus & Millichap 2012 Market Forecast. Pharmaceutical companies are rapidly expanding in the area. The redevelopment of the South Boston Waterfront, for example, is attracting Vertex Pharmaceuticals. The company announced plans to relocate their world headquarters to Fan Pier by 2013, a move that will spur economic growth and support demand for Class A apartments in surrounding areas. Additionally, thousands of construction jobs will be created, sparking demand for Class B/C … [Read more...]

Fan Pier District & Surrounding Seaport Neighborhoods Updating Broadband Services

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Comcast is expanding broadband services in Boston’s ‘Innovation District’ Article Courtesy of:  Chris Reidy, Globe Staff - Boston.com Mayor Thomas M. Menino said today that Comcast Corp. has begun to expand the availability of its advanced fiber network in a section of the South Boston waterfront that Menino has dubbed the Innovation District. The City of Boston is seeking to convince technology and biotechnology companies that they should relocate all or some of their operations to the Innovation District, and those types of businesses often require broadband services such as Comcast provides, Menino said in a statement. Comcast needs to get permission from the neighborhood’s property owners to gain access to their buildings. … [Read more...]

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