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Metro 9 Somerville: New Somerville Condo Conversion Now Pre-Selling

Metro9 Somerville is now pre-selling. Formerly known as the Millbrook Lofts, Metro9 is a brand new 100 unit condo conversion situated at 9 Medford St on the Somerville/Cambridge line. Metro9 is ideal for buyers who work anywhere from downtown Boston to Cambridge as it is within walking distance of Kendall, Union, Inman and Lechmere Squares. Metro9 is also a 10 minute walk to the Green Line and within 20 minutes of the Orange and Red lines as well as many other public transportation options. Metro9 is walking distance to dozens of restaurants, bars and shopping options. 

Units at Metro9 will feature large windows with city views, high ceilings, exposed concrete columns, open living/kitchen/dining areas with Quartz countertops, in-unit washer/dryer and private balconies for select residences. Upgrade packages for units at Metro9 also include Bosch stainless steel appliances, waterfall kitchen islands and flooring upgrades. 

Metro9 is energy conscious symbolized by its LEED Gold Certification from the U.S. Department of Green Energy. Metro9 also puts the spotlight on local artists by featuring local art work in common areas, the lobby and in 5 artist lofts within the building. 

Units are now available at Metro9, contact Elevated for details and appointments. 

METRO 9 PRICING AND CONDO FEES

1 Bed/1 Bath: Starting at $465,000; Condo Fee: $442-$680/mo

1 Bed + Den/1 Bath: Starting at $669,000; Condo Fee: $634/mo

2 Bed/2 Bath: Starting at $816,000; Condo Fee: $773-$1023/mo

METRO9 AMENITIES

Concierge

Garage and Outdoor Parking

Clubroom with Gas Fireplace + Billiards

Co-working chef's kitchen with coffee bar and TV

Common area Wi-Fi

Fitness center with Peloton bikes for residents

Common Roof Deck overlooking Boston skyline with grills and outdoor TV

Bike Storage

Dog Spa

Storage Units on Premises

METRO9 PARKING

Parking is included with all units. Monthly parking fees are as follows: 

Outdoor: $25/space/month

Garage: $45/space/month

St. Regis Residences Boston: Luxury Branded Condos Announced for 150 Seaport Boulevard in Boston's Seaport

 

Cronin Development, developer of the long anticipated 150 Seaport Boulevard in Boston's booming Seaport neighborhood, has announced that the luxury tower will be home to the first ever St. Regis branded luxury residences in Boston. The St. Regis Residences Boston will feature 114 luxury waterfront condos at the former home of Whiskey Priest and Atlantic Beer Garden. Condos at The St. Regis Residences, Boston will run from one bedroom to penthouse units.

The latest news from 150 Seaport Boulevard comes on the heels of Raffles Hotels and Resorts announcing its intention in April to bring 146 branded condos, the first of their kind in North America, to 40 Trinity Place in Boston's Back Bay. In addition to Raffles, which is expected to start pre-sales this year, neighboring projects at Pier 4 Seaport and Echelon Seaport are selling quickly for top dollar in their respective pre-sales phases, which should bode well for The St. Regis Residences, Boston. 

St. Regis will also bring ultra-luxury signature services to 150 Seaport Boulevard including around the clock concierge and butler services. Additional 5-star amenities at The St. Regis Residences, Boston will include a swimming pool, spa, library, golf simulation room and health club, all exclusive to St. Regis, Boston residents. 

St. Regis Residences, a subsidiary of Marriot and Starwood, are internationally renowned for their luxury services and amenities. With locations in prime destinations such as Abu Dhabi, Deer Valley, New York City and San Francisco, the St. Regis Residences, Boston will bring a new level of luxury to the northeast luxury condo market. 

Designed by Howard Elkus of Elkus Manfredi Architects, The St. Regis Residences, Boston will feature a stunning design rising 22 stories in the curvilinear shape of a sailing ship that will surely improve the skyline on Boston's waterfront. In addition to 114 luxury residences, The St. Regis, Boston will also feature a signature restaurant on the first two floors that will be open to residents and the general public. The St. Regis Residences, Boston are expected to begin pre-sales in Fall 2018 with expected completion sometime in 2020. 

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Boston No Fee Luxury Apartments: Complete List of No Fee Luxury Apartment Buildings

 

It's that time of year again when prospective tenants are looking for new homes. Whether you are looking to move as soon as possible or by September 1st, the fees associated with signing a new lease and moving expenses pile up quickly. Typical apartment leases in Boston require four payments up front, these include: 1) First Month's Rent; 2) Last Month's Rent; 3) Security Deposit; 4) Broker Fee. The amount of the security deposit and broker fee can vary, but more often than not, you are coming out of pocket for four payments, each equal to one month's rent. For an average priced 2 bedroom unit in Boston, this could add up to $16,000 or more. Don't cringe yet, Elevated's leasing team places clients in full service buildings where the costs are FAR LESS burdensome. Most of the new buildings in Boston only require a $500 deposit to hold a unit and first month's rent upon move in. They also pay your broker! Let us save you $10,000+! Take a look at our comprehensive list of buildings in the South End, South Boston, the Seaport and Boston Landing that are currently offering specials and paying full fee. Contact Elevated for more details and to schedule appointments! 

SEAPORT

1. The VIA

Building Type: Full-Service, Concierge, Luxury Amenities, Garage Parking

Price Range: $2,400-$9,800

Tenant Incentives: No Broker Fee, $500 Security Deposit, Up to 6 Weeks Free Rent for 3 Bedroom Units

2. The Benjamin

Building Type: Full-Service, Concierge, Luxury Amenities, Swimming Pool, Garage Parking

Price Range: $2,500-$10,000

Tenant Incentives: No Broker Fee, $500 Security Deposit, Up to 6 Weeks Free Rent for 3 Bedroom Units

3. Watermark

Building Type: Full-Service, Concierge, Luxury Amenities, Sky Deck, Garage Parking

Price Range: $2,300-$8,000

Tenant Incentives: No Broker Fee, Up to 6 Weeks Free on Select Residences

SOUTH END

1. 345 Harrison

Building Type: Full-Service, Concierge, Luxury Amenities, Garage Parking

Price Range: $2,200-$8,000

Tenant Incentives: No Broker Fee, 1 Month Free on Select Leases

2. Troy

Building Type: Full-Service, Concierge, Luxury Amenities, Swimming Pool, Sky Lounge, Garage Parking

Price Range: $2,400-$6,000

Tenant Incentives: No Broker Fee

SOUTH BOSTON

1. West Square

Building Type: Full-Service, Concierge, Luxury Amenities, Garage Parking

Price Range: $2,400-$5,000

Tenant Incentives: No Broker Fee

BACK BAY/NORTH END

1. Avalon at Exeter

Building Type: Ultra-Luxury, Full-Service, Concierge, Luxury Amenities, Garage Parking

Price Range: $3,500-$15,000

Tenant Incentives: No Broker Fee

2. One Canal

Building Type: Ultra-Luxury, Full-Service, Concierge, Luxury Amenities, Rooftop Pool + Terrace, Garage Parking

Price Range: $3,000-$10,000

Tenant Incentives: No Broker Fee

OTHER BOSTON BUILDINGS WITH NO FEE

1. The Eddy, East Boston Waterfront

Building Type: Full-Service, Concierge, Luxury Amenities, Waterfront Pool, Garage Parking, ReelHouse Restaurant on Ground Level, Direct Access to Boston Water Taxi

Price Range: $1,800-$5,000

Tenant Incentives: No Broker Fee

2. Lantera at Boston Landing

Building Type: Full-Service, Concierge, Luxury Amenities, Swimming Pool, Garage Parking

Price Range: $3,000-$7,500

Tenant Incentives: No Broker Fee, 1 Month Free on Select Units

3. Hub 25

Building Type: Full-Service, Concierge, Luxury Amenities, Swimming Pool, Garage Parking

Price Range: $1,800-$5,000

Tenant Incentives: No Broker Fee

Winthrop Square Tower Boston: Downtown Boston's Newest Luxury High Rise Wins City Approval

 

          

The long-awaited Winthrop Square Tower, located at the former site of the Winthrop Square Garage at 115 Devonshire Street in Boston's Financial District, has received full approval from the Boston Planning and Development Authority. Winthrop Square's developer, Millennium Partners, who also built The Ritz Carlton in 2001, Millennium Place in 2013 and Millennium Tower in 2016, proposed 500 ultra-luxury condos, 550 underground parking spaces and 750,000 of commercial office space. The first three floors of the Winthrop Square Tower will be home to a 12,000 square foot Great Hall, which would create a connection between Winthrop Square and Federal Street as well as 31,000 square feet of restaurant/retail space and 21,000 square feet of shared meeting space. The Winthrop Square Tower will rise 53 stories and 691 feet making it one of the tallest residential towers in the Northeast United States. Based on the success of Millennium Tower, Winthrop Square should have a massive slate of amenities and additional luxuries for residents that are starting to become more of the norm in Boston buildings, see: the recently announced Raffles Hotel and Residences in Boston's Back Bay. The Winthrop Square Tower will break ground in the Second Quarter of 2018 with anticipated completion in the First Quarter of 2022. To receive updates Winthrop Square, get on the Elevated List here

Units

1 Bedroom

2 Bedroom

3 Bedroom

4 Bedroom

Penthouse

Anticipated Amenities

-Valet Parking

-Doorman

-Concierge

-Room Service

-Resident Restaurant and Lounge

-Swimming Pool and Spa

-Resident Theater

-Fitness Center

 

The Archer Residences Beacon Hill: Luxury Pre-Construction Condos Hit The Market

 

The Archer Residences, one of Beacon Hill's most anticipated luxury condo developments, has released select pre-construction units to the open market. The Archer Residences will be comprised of 67 ultra-luxury condominiums ranging from 1 Bedroom to 4 Bedroom units. Units will start at around 800 square feet and increase to a whopping 6000 square feet with prices ranging from $1,300,000 to $18,000,000.  The Archer Penthouse 1, which recently hit the market, will be a gargantuan 5,998 square feet and boast 4 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, a media room, office, lounge and massive private roof terrace spanning 2,326 square feet with jacuzzi and infinity edge pool. Unit PH1 is asking $18,000,000. Condos at The Archer Residences will feature oak flooring, gas fireplaces, custom finishes in premium stone and polished copper as well as a slew of luxury amenities rarely seen in Boston. Such amenities will include a resident Club Room, Boardroom, Private Dining, Valet Parking, Fitness and Wellness Center, Common Roof Terrace, Pet Spa, Bike Storage, 24/7 Concierge and Doorman. Expected completion for The Archer Residences is 4th Quarter 2019. Currently, buyers are able to select between transitional and contemporary kitchen finishes. The Archer Residences are ideally located in the heart of Beacon Hill, steps from the Boston Common, Downtown Boston, Newbury Street and the Back Bay. Contact Elevated Residential for additional information and showings. Below is a full list of available units, pricing and amenities at The Archer Residences

Available Units

Unit PH1, $18,000,000: 4 Bed + Office + Lounge + Media Room/4 Full Baths, 2 Half Baths, 5,998 square feet, 3 valet garage parking spaces

Unit 603, $3,757,511: 2 Bed + Den/2.5 Bath, 2,033 square feet, 1 valet garage parking space

Unit 104, $1,366,000: 1 Bed/1 Bath, 894 square feet

Unit 408, $2,778,480: 2 Bed + Den/2.5 Bath, 1,687 square feet, 1 valet garage parking space

Unit 311, $4,542,313: 3 Bed/2.5 Bath, 2,450 square feet, 1 valet garage parking space

Condo Fee Includes

Heat, Hot Water, Water, Sewer, Master Insurance, Security, Laundry, Elevator, Exterior Maintenance, Landscaping, Snow Removal, Recreational Facilities, Exercise Room, Club Room, Refuse Removal, Valet Parking, Air Conditioning 

Amenities

-Concierge 

-24/7 Doorman

-Club Room

-Board Room

-Private Dining

-Valet Parking

-Roof Terrace

-Fitness + Wellness Center

-Playroom

-Pet Spa

-Bike Storage

 

South Boston New Construction Condos: 232 OC at 232 Old Colony Now Pre-Selling

             

232 OC, one of South Boston's brand new luxury condo developments located at 232 Old Colony Ave., has started the pre-sale phase for 22 luxury condos. 232 OC will feature 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom and 2 bedroom plus den floor plans ranging from 736 square feet to 1500 square feet. Prices are starting at $550,000 for 1 bedroom units and be capped at around $1,200,000 for larger 2 bedroom Penthouse units. All units come with at least 1 garage parking space. The condo fees at 232 OC will start at $257/mo, which is relatively inexpensive given some of the high monthly HOAs currently attached to many of South Boston's new construction luxury condo units. 232 OC will also offer various amenities (listed below). 232 OC is ideally located at the former site of The Stadium Sports Bar and directly across from the highly-anticipated mixed-use development Washington Village. 232 OC is just around the corner from Telegraph Hill, which offers great food and drinks to neighborhood residents as well as a 5 minute walk from the Andrew Square Red Line T and Bus Stop. Units at 232 OC will have varying views of the Back Bay and Boston skyline from private terraces. 232 OC's ground level will likely be home to a new restaurant. For more information on 232 OC, contact Elevated Residential today

 

Unit Pricing

1 Bedroom/1 Bathroom, 736-940 Sq Ft, $550,000-$799,000

2 Bedroom/2 Bathroom, 1132-1514 Sq Ft, $800,000-$1,200,000

Unit Finishes

Kitchen

Stainless sinks + chrome faucets

Marble + Porcelain Backsplash

Quartzite Countertops

Quality Designer Custom Cabinets

Appliances

Jenn Air Gas Range + Oven

Jenn Air TriFecta Built-In Dishwasher

Jenn Air Counter-Depth French Door Refrigerator

Jenn Air Microwave

Electrolux Front Load Washer + Dryer

Bathrooms

60 inch white stone bath

Marble + Porcelain Tiles

Designer Vanities with Quartzite Tops

Flooring

Hardwood throughout

Parking

One deeded garage spot per unit

Amenities

Dog Walking

Dry Cleaning Pickup + Drop Off

House Cleaning Available  

Architect

Rode Architects Inc.

Raffles Boston Back Bay: Ultra-Luxury Hotel and Residences Announced for 40 Trinity in Boston's Back Bay

 

Raffles Boston Back Bay, located at 40 Trinity Place, will be the first property by Raffles Hotels and Resorts in North America and in the Western Hemisphere. Raffles, the prestigious ultra-luxury hotel brand, currently has 12 locations throughout the world, with high-profile locations in DubaiParis and the Seychelles. The 33 story tower will rise 400 feet and be home to 146 Raffles branded residences as well as 147 luxury hotel rooms. Raffles Boston Back Bay will bring a new level of ultra-luxury amenities to Boston's burgeoning luxury condo market which include the signature Raffles Butler service, Raffles Spa with indoor pool, rooftop garden terrace, resident lounge, five food and beverage venues on-site and a two-story sky lobby overlooking Copley Square. 

Raffles Hotels are known for their designs that embrace the community in which they are located. Raffles Boston Back Bay design will be spearheaded by The Architectural Team, Inc., with hotel interiors designed by Stonewall Taylor and residential interiors by Rockwell Group. Raffles Boston Back Bay will be ideally located in Boston's most prestigious neighborhood, adjacent to Back Bay Station, within a block of Copley Square and luxury shopping at Copley PlaceNewbury Street and the Prudential Center

Units will range from one to three bedrooms and Raffles Boston Back Bay will also house the finest penthouses that Boston has ever seen. Residents will have preferred access to custom services including exclusive membership in the resident-only tier of Raffles' guest recognition and loyalty program, which provides VIP access and benefits within the AccorHotels portfolio. Multiple resident-only spaces and gathering places will also be located on-site. Expected completion is 2021. Contact Elevated today for more information on pre-sales and pricing. 

Unit Information

1 Bedroom

2 Bedroom

3 Bedroom

Penthouse

Amenities

24/7 Concierge

Door Man

Room Service

Raffles Signature Butler Services

Raffles Spa

Valet Parking

Five On-Site Food + Beverage Options

20-Meter Indoor Pool

Rooftop Garden Terrace

Rooftop Lounge

Expansive Meeting Space

VIP Access to Raffles' Resident Only Loyalty Program

Boulevard Boston: Penthouse Hits The Market For $5.75M

The Boulevard, an ultra-luxury new construction condo development located on the Rose Kennedy Greenway in Downtown Boston, recently released Unit PH2 to the market. The Penthouse boasts 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms and a whopping 3,746 square feet of livable space spread out over two floors. The Penthouse, ideally located on the front side of The Boulevard, also includes a private roof deck, which is a rarity for Downtown Boston. The unit comes with two deeded parking spaces in The Boulevard's state-of-the-art automated parking system. Asking price is $5,750,000, which is substantially less than some of the recent record-setting Penthouse sales that have reverberated through Boston's hot luxury condo market.  The Boulevard will house 36 ultra-luxury condos, see pricing and availability below. 

The Boulevard is ideally located directly across from the Boston Harbor Hotel, Boston Waterfront and the Rose Kennedy Greenway and a 5 minute walk to Boston's thriving Seaport. The Boulevard is a short walk from some of the area's hottest restaurants including Nebo, Trade, Smith & Wollensky, Menton and The Smoke Shop

Amenities at The Boulevard

-Concierge

-Fitness Center

-Club Room

-Pet Spa

-Bike Storage

-Automated Garage Parking

-Private Terraces

Available Units at The Boulevard

Unit 901: 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms, 2414 Square Feet, $3,845,000

Unit 803: 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms, 2337 Square Feet, $3,685,000

Unit 504: 2 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, 1931 Square Feet, $2,800,000

Unit 304: 2 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, 1903 Square Feet, $2,585,000

 

 

 

Pier 4 Seaport: Select Luxury Units Hit The Open Market

PIER 4 SEAPORT: SELECT LUXURY UNITS HIT THE OPEN MARKET

 

Earlier this week, Pier 4 Seaport, one of Boston's most anticipated luxury condo buildings, released select units to the open market, ending the initial off-market sales period. The Pier 4 Seaport Sales Team is now scheduling buyer presentations for the general public. The Pier 4 Condos are located at the former site of Anthony's Pier 4. Surrounded by water on 3 sides and boasting unprecedented views, Pier 4 is offering unmatched amenities including 5-star, white glove concierge services and valet parking. Pier 4 floor plans are truly unique, no two units are the same, all units have private terraces overlooking Boston Harbor and most of the floor plans easily eclipse 1000 sq ft, providing open living directly on the Seaport Waterfront.  Below is a full list of available units and pricing.  For more information on Pier 4 contact info@elevatedboston.com or visit Elevated's Pier 4 Condo page

Unit 6L: 1 Bed/1.5 Bath, 969 sq ft, $1,453,500

Unit 4E: 2 Bed/2Bath, 1406 sq ft, $2,498,000

Unit 5F: 2 Bed/2 Bath, 1569 sq ft, $2,624,625

Unit 5I: 2 Bed/2.5 Bath, 1870 sq ft, $3,174,942

Unit 3G: 3 Bed/3.5 Bath, 2073 sq ft, $3,990,525

Unit PH-M: 4 Bed/3.5 Bath, 2564 sq ft, private roof terrace, $8,743,240

To view all new construction developments in Boston's Seaport, including Echelon Seaport and 50 Liberty, click here

 

The Best Restaurants In The Boston Seaport

THE BEST RESTAURANTS IN THE BOSTON SEAPORT

With so many great dining options in Boston’s Seaport, it can be a challenge determining the best places to grab a bite.  The list below breaks down your top options by the type of experience you are looking for and provides our recommendations for the best spots to eat.    

    

1. The Best Restaurant to Take a Date: Strega Waterfront

The Varano Group’s top notch Italian eatery with waterfront views and a great patio for the nicer weather.  The Seaport's Strega Waterfront offers a spectacular wine list paired with hearty authentic Italian food.  The menu also offers lighter fare (for earlier on in the dating game) and an intimate bar area with music just loud enough to still allow for conversation.

 

2. The Best Restaurant to Grab a Pie: Babbo

Occupying 8,700 square feet in the Fan Pier area of the Seaport, this wood-fired pizzeria offers great atmosphere and even better food.  Three different marble topped bars provide plenty of space to meet for a drink while you decide which of the many Neopolitan-style pizzas you plan to try.

 

3. The Best Restaurant for Apps and Drinks: Envoy’s Lookout Rooftop

This lounge has incredible views of the city while offering amazing craft cocktails featuring “small-batch distilleries, rock-star brewers and single vineyard labels.”  The food rivals the top-notch drink selection, so whether it’s a small group or a larger after work crowd, Lookout Rooftop is where you want to be.  

 

4.  The Best Restaurant for BBQ: The Smoke Shop Seaport

World BBQ Champion Chef Andy Husbands takes his Kendall Square concept and brings it to The Seaport in his newest endeavor.  With all of your favorite competition style BBQ platters and over 200 American whiskeys offered, The Smoke Shop is an essential stop.  

 

5.  The Best Restaurant for Steak: Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse

Located on Liberty Wharf with spectacular harbor views, the ambience is set for a great meal and Del Frisco’s delivers.   If you are in the mood to indulge and most likely over-eat, this is your spot.  Forget The Seaport, this could be the best steak in all of Boston.

Also, check out the list of Seaport Luxury Condo Buildings with restaurants on the ground level!