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The Element in Boston, a new luxury apartment building touting its ‘green’ designation, showcases an ingrained passion for quality and nature. The Element is the first in a series of innovative, environmentally-conscious luxury apartment buildings in Allston, known as the “Green District.”
The demand for Boston’s new LEED-certified construction is reaffirmed by how quickly the building was leased, and by the responses of the residents. Leasing began on the green-certified building almost a year ago; its 100 luxury apartments were preleased in eight weeks.
And it’s no wonder why – with luxury finishes and clean design, a movie theatre, a fitness center, and a rooftop terrace, who wouldn’t want to live at the Element? Recycling chutes and environmental lease clauses nudge residents to do their part to reduce harm to the environment.
Developer, the Mount Vernon Company, seeks to transform the portion of Allston, located between Commonwealth Avenue and Brainerd Road, into a forward-thinking green haven.
Follow the link to view the full listing page: The Element in Allston
To find out about availability at the Element, or to learn more about it’s sister building, the Edge, please contact Kristy Ganong at 617-375-9638.
|Rendering of the exterior of The Edge in Allston|
Construction is underway on the Edge in Boston, the second building in a collection of environmentally-prudent, luxury apartments in Boston’s Allston neighborhood, labeled ‘The Green District.’
The Green District, developed by the Mount Vernon Company, is the largest, privately funded, multi-family community in the history of Boston’s Allston neighborhood. It is conveniently located on the Allston/Brookline border, just a block from the Green Line. Each building offers unique character, while all are constructed to the highest, environmental standards to earn LEED-certification.
Green certification isn’t the only merit of the Edge, however; the beautiful Allston apartments feature all the amenities one could ask for, and more. The modern new construction flaunts eco-friendly, loft-style apartments with 9’ ceilings. The unit mix consists of studios, 1 bedrooms, 1 bedroom + den, and 2 bedrooms. Each apartment offers designer kitchens with silestone countertops and stainless steel appliances. In-unit stackable washers and dryers make laundry less of a chore.
This apartment residence is truly a community, providing ample space for residents to interact. An outdoor patio complete with gas grills, a movie theater, and a putting green provide plenty of opportunity for tenants to become neighbors, and neighbors to become friends. For those looking to embrace the outdoors while exercising, the state-of-the-art fitness center opens out onto a terrace. Both surface and underground garage parking are available.
Leasing has already begun on The Edge, with tenants able to take occupancy August 1st, 2013.
You can view the full listing page here: The Edge in Allston.
If you’re interested in living at The Edge in Allston, please contact Boston Realty Advisors’ rental team at 617-375-7900.
CoStar’s picks for Power Brokers 2012 have been announced. The prestigious Power Broker Awards are presented to those with the highest transaction volume in commercial property sales and leasing in their respective markets.
This year, Boston Realty Advisors was recognized for both sales and leasing. Congratulations to our talented agents and special thanks to our devoted clients.
To read the full list, click here.
Boston Realty Advisors is in search of a qualified candidate to become the Director of Residential Leasing for its firm.
The candidate should be a passionate leader with the ability to lead by example through hard work and to have the commitment to excel in our industry. The main job responsibilities include attracting, training and retaining qualified rental brokers, managing landlord relationships and increasing the department revenue.
The candidate should have 1-2 years’ experience as a manager in residential real estate, be able to work long hours and be extremely dedicated to the business.
Boston Realty Advisors is one of the largest independently owned real estate brokerages in New England and was founded in 2001. In addition to its rental brokerage, the firm is active in residential real estate sales and commercial real estate.
Remuneration Package: Benefits and Base Draw
Start Date: Immediate
Location: Back Bay, Boston
Contact: Arianne Fitts-Napier
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The Victor, the massive 284 rental unit luxury apartment complex in the North End is currently under construction on 195 Haverhill Street. The 361,000 square foot project being developed by The Simpson Housing Group has been under construction since late last year, and will be entering the Boston rental market in the 2013 rental season. Including nearly 15,000 square feet on retail and commercial space on the first floor, The Victor is sure to make a lasting impression in an already high-profile trendy area.
The North End neighborhood of Boston is world famous for not only its history, but also its fabulous restaurants, stylish boutiques, and now its sheik luxury residences that make the North End the place to be!
Made up of studios, 1 bed, 1 bed with den, and 2 bedroom floor plans, the units will also include the following amenities and features:
• Granite kitchen counter-tops
• Stainless steel appliances
• Hardwood floors
• Custom espresso Wedge-finished Italian cabinetry
• Floor to ceiling windows
• Walk-in closets
• Washer and dryer in unit
• Building Amenities will include
• Silver LEED Certification design
• 5000 square foot fitness center
• Gaming lounge
• Private gourmet kitchen
• Roof deck
• Concierge in main lobby
The eleven story residential tower will also include a three story parking garage accommodating 142 indoor parking spaces for Victor residents. Two penthouse levels will be incorporated into the residential stricture as well as a private floor access and private rooftop lounge.
Located directly across the street form the North Station Green Line MBTA stop, and a two minute walk from the Haymarket Green Line/Orange Line T stop, The Victor is perfectly situated for the needs of any commuter in the Boston area. Whether you work in Back Bay, the South End, the Financial District, or need to catch I93 to work, the luxury apartments at The Victor put you right in the middle of Boston’s bustling downtown transportation network.
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If you're looking for a luxury loft in the South End, then you may want to take a look at The Signal Lofts in Boston’s amazing and ever growing Seaport District. Located at 154 West Second Street, in the South Boston neighborhood, the Signal building luxury lofts is one of the hottest new construction additions to the Boston rental market within the past few years.
Featuring 75 luxury loft and high-end apartments in the from of studios, one bedroom, and two bedroom floor plan units, the Signal Lofts is a unique residence that offers its tenants both the cool modern style of new construction, and the sought after allure of traditional exposed brick and beam style ceilings. The building itself is a former warehouse that is composed of both renovated units with brick and beams converted into lofts, and modern units with ceilings nine to twenty feet high!
• Dark hardwood floors
• “European” inspired kitchens
• In-Unit washer and dryer
• Roof decks (some units)
• Glass showers
• Garage parking
• Massive closet space
• Stainless steel appliances
• Granite countertops
With studios starting at $1800.00, 1 bedrooms starting at $2400.00, and two bedrooms starting at $3250.00, The Signal Lofts are the easy choice for downtown living, but not having to pay downtown price for modern luxury, or stylish retro lofts in South Boston. Located on the West Side of South Boston, and down the street from the Broadway Red Line MBTA T stop, access to the South End, Financial District, and downtown Boston becomes extremely convenient. If you have a pet, no problem! The lofts at Signal are also pet friendly, and dog owners will be thrilled to find a dog park near by.
If you would like to take a look at these fine luxury lofts at Signal in the South Boston neighborhood, please contact me, Jonathan at 617-320-6548 or at email@example.com
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AvalonBay Communities Inc. is at it again! The luxury apartment developer is currently hard at work putting up the Avalon Exeter, at 88 Exeter Street in the Back Bay neighborhood of downtown Boston. The sleek new construction project is underway, and expected to deliver an additional 187 rental units to the Boston market in the fall of 2013. The residential tower will be an impressive 28 stories, and will offer studios, one-bedroom, two-bedroom, three-bedroom, and penthouse floor plan units.
Avalon Exeter boasts the state-of-the-art resort-style amenities that clients have come to expect from the Avalon brand name:
• Fitness center
• Swimming pool
• Lounging decks
• Garage parking
• LEED certification
The Avalon Exeter will also include high-end finishes, typical of the Avalon name, floor to ceiling windows, and panoramic views of Cambridge, Back Bay, and downtown Boston.
As if these luxury amenities weren’t enough, Avalon Exeter, along with all AvalonBay luxury rental communities offers its tenants its prestigious Avalon Access website portal; where tenants can make maintenance requests, set up utilities, and make rent payments online.
The future luxury building will be located on Exeter Street next to the Lenox Hotel and opposite the Prudential and Copley Malls; which, given the immediate location, tenants will enjoy open access to the malls.
As noted, this luxury building is scheduled for availability starting in fall 2013. Alternatively, if you or need housing immediately please call me, Jonathan at 617-320-6548 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Avalon at Prudential is a luxury apartment complex located just down the block from this project, and the amenities and units are not only very comparable, but practically identical.
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Developers have finally broken ground and began construction on the much anticipated 120 Kingston Street project in Boston’s Chinatown neighborhood. The Boston Redevelopment Authority Board gave final permission to project developers Forest City Residential and Hudson Group North America to begin construction on their proposed 26 story residential tower. The $130 million project will add another 240 high end rental units to the Boston rental market by the beginning of the 2014 season.
Located at 120 Kingston Street on the edge of Boston’s Chinatown district, the apartment complex will run along the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway and feature studios, one bedroom, two bedroom, and three bedroom unit floor plans. The project is being led by the architectural firm of Elkus Manfredi Architects, and will incorporate designs of granite, concrete, and glass into the 26 story tower.
The structure will also have 4,500 square feet of retail space incorporated into the building for shops and a planned restaurant with outdoor space. There will also be a 2,000 square foot outdoor space along the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway. The residential tower is expected to boast fantastic views of both the Boston Commons and South Boston’s Seaport District.
The development is being constructed over the site of the former 113 year-old Dainty Dot hosiery building, which the developers first purchased in 2006. The 120 Kingston project was previous approved in 2008; however, original plans for a smaller structure with less rental units were put aside for a grander design supporting a larger scale development.
While this development is underway and not yet ready for the upcoming rental season, we have several comparable listings in and around Chinatown, the Leather District, and South End neighborhoods. These include The Residences at 210 South Street, The Metropolitan, and other luxury apartment buildings in Boston.
Please contact Jonathan at 617-320-6548 or email@example.com to schedule a showing of available apartments and luxury units in the downtown areas.
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South Boston’s new luxury rental apartment community at 50 West Broadway, located directly across the Broadway Red Line T Stop, is one of the best new construction developments to his the Boston rental market within the last few years. The building is situated just steps away from the South Boston neighborhood with some of the best restaurants and shops in the Boston area. 50 West Broadway has been designed as an efficient, eco-friendly, and smoke free residence, and built to be state-of-the-art in terms of comfort and style.
Offering studios, one bed, and two bedroom floor plans, each unit at 50 West Broadway comes with complete with:
• Energy efficient kitchen
• Stainless steel appliances
• Granite countertops
• Custom maple cabinets
• 9 foot ceilings
• “oversized” closet capacity
• Patio (premier units)
Building amenities include:
• 24 fitness room
• Cable/internet ready
• Underground parking
• Full kitchen for private functions
• Bicycle storage
• Private outdoor courtyard
• Community room with WiFi and TV
• Trash an recycling on each floor
• 24 hour maintenance response
With studios starting at $1985.00, one bedroom units starting at $2216.00, and two bedroom units starting $3505.00 the luxury apartments at 50 West Broadway is the ideal choice to those looking to live in the downtown Boston area, but not pay downtown prices.
If you would like to schedule a viewing of this magnificent Boston luxury apartment complex, please call Jonathan at 617-320-6548 today, available seven days a week!
Alternately, you may also follow the link to view available luxury apartments in Boston.
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The development momentum in the South End continues to accelerate with the latest new construction project, the residences at 275 Albany Street at last being unanimously approved by the Boston Redevelopment Authority Board. The approved project is actually a resubmitted plan for a preexisting project by the very same developer, first submitted in 2010.
Normandy Real Estate Partners, had originally planned to build two hotels, containing an estimated 408 hotel-room sized units, but in August of this year they handed the Boston Redevelopment Authority Board a Notice of Project Change, indicating their new desire to construct only one hotel, and in the place of the other build a 19 story residential tower and full service luxury apartment complex.
Originally priced at $125 million the double hotel project on Albany Street has now transitioned to become a $150 million apartment complex and hotel. The 1.3 acre site is being envisioned as a “mixed-use” development, conceived by architects from Add Inc., will feature not only residential, but commercial and retail space for shops and restaurants to occupy.
The residential tower will be made up of a planned 220 luxury rental units, made up of studios, one beds, and two bed floor plans. The adjacent hotel will now be designed as an eleven story complex with 325 hotel-sized units, with a 3 story parking garage sitting between the hotel and residence structures, offering an estimated 165 garage parking spaces.
The new construction at 275 Albany Street joins the Ink Block at 300 Harrison Avenue, also in the South end and slated for starting construction late this tear or early next. Boston city planners have started to refer to this area as the Harrison-Albany Corridor; which only since recently has enjoyed some high levels of publicity caused by all the new construction projects announced in the areas and adjoining neighborhoods. The landscape of the downtown and South End areas will no doubt look completely different within the next two to three years. Stay tuned!
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