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The Quinn: South End Neighborhood

 

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The Quinn — located at 370-380 Harrison Ave in the highly desirable New York Streets neighborhood in Boston’s South End — is now taking pre-construction reservations. The Quinn is in the middle of one of the fastest-growing neighborhoods in the City, two streets from the Ink Block, which includes Boston’s flagship Whole Foods location as well as numerous restaurants and bars including Bar Mezzana, Fuji Ink Block and Lion’s Tail Food and Cocktail Bar. 

The Quinn is nestled between South Boston and the Back Bay and is a short walk from all of the phenomenal dining and entertainment options in the Seaport and Financial District. Everything you need is located just steps away from The Quinn. Not only is Whole Foods just a stone’s throw away, but there are also dozens of specialty grocers in the area. The South End Open Market @ SoWa runs every year from May through October and hosts roughly twenty eclectic food trucks, local artisans, and a farmer’s market overflowing with fresh produce. Locally owned gourmet markets are scattered throughout the neighborhood.  Alternatively, The Quinn has on-site garage parking for residents. So if driving is necessary, residents will have direct access to 93, the Mass Pike and Express Route to Logan. 

The South End is well-known for its rich culture. Upscale French bistros, Asian gastropubs, and oyster bars are some of the highlights in the dining scene (favorites include Aquitaine, Banyan Bar + Refuge, and B&G Oysters, respectively). However, entertainment goes way beyond dining. The Cyclorama — dating back to 1884 and famous for its copper skylight dome — hosts year-round events including theatre performances, pop-up food halls, and networking opportunities. The Griffin Museum of Photography features both emerging and well-known photographers, which rotate through the year. The Boston Center for Adult Education offers unique workshops including dance classes, Celebrity Chef classes, and computer classes. 

The South End is a vibrant, sophisticated neighborhood that The Quinn is proud to call home. The luxury condos are expected to open by late Fall 2020, contact an Elevated Luxury Buyer Agent today to schedule a sales presentation with The Quinn Team. 

 

St. Regis Residences expected completion date: 2021

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Opening their doors in 2021, The St. Regis Residences, Boston, could possibly be the final luxury waterfront developments in the sought-after Seaport district. Last but certainly not least, St. Regis echoes elegance, exclusivity, and indulgence.

St. Regis reflects its surroundings in perfect harmony. Designed by Ekus Manfredi Architects, the building evokes a billowing sail, seamlessly complementing the dramatic harbor views and unparalleled seaside experience. Highlights of Boston dining and entertainment are only a few steps away; St. Regis is surrounded by well-known favorites such as Mastros, Strega WaterfrontCommittee and Lola 41 as well as The Institute of Contemporary Art, and Blue Hills Bank Pavilion. While located in the Seaport neighborhood — Boston’s newest, most premier area — St. Regis is a short walk to the Financial District, South End, and beyond. The Seaport is packed with upscale shopping, outdoor parks, gardens, and plenty of additional waterfront amenities. 

However, you don’t ever actually have to leave the building. The St. Regis Residences have your convenience and preferences in mind. Fitness and wellness options, leisure and social amenities, and waterfront bistro dining are just a few examples. Shared spaces are different at the St. Regis; residents practice their golf swing with the sports simulator, or enjoy a cocktail at the harbor-front private bar located in the elegant Grand Lounge. Blending leisure and fitness, the state-of-the-art exercise room includes all equipment you need, as well as personal training arranged through your personal St. Regis concierge. 

St. Regis is known internationally for its exceptionally unique butler service. Personal butlers handle a variety of tasks for residents and provide virtually any service, including: calendar management and reminders; delivery of packages, luggage, and groceries; and miscellaneous tasks such as providing fresh flowers or turn down service for residents' beds. 

The St. Regis Residences, Boston, were meticulously designed to offer exceptional living in a boutique-like setting, perfect for the discerning buyer seeking both privacy and social experiences.  Contact Elevated Boston for pricing and more details on St. Regis Residences. 

 

7 Reasons to Trust Elevated Realty With Your Boston Real Estate Needs

Rich with historic buildings while also brimming with exciting modern developments, Boston is a veritable playground for anyone interested in real estate. Elevated Realty is a premier, independently owned agency driven by a passion for matching individuals with their dream property. Our agency work is complemented by the hands-on design and building projects we oversee through our Elevated Companies initiative. Find out about the benefits of working with us for all of your real estate needs below.

Local Insights From True Insiders

Elevated Realty is based in South Boston and we are true to our roots, giving you the insights of a local as you navigate the city's real estate. We give you the inside track on a constantly evolving market. Whether you're after a redbrick townhouse in Beacon Hill or interested in a new development in the vibrant Seaport District, we will guide you through the neighborhoods and the distinctive opportunities offered by each one with confidence.

Large-Sale Resources With a Boutique Feel

Our service approach is all about attention to individuality. You will be able to reach your personal broker or agent when it's convenient for you and get personalized guidance every step of the way. While we offer a boutique feel in terms of client care, we have a vast network of real estate connections allowing us to put the resources of a large-sized firm at your fingertips.

Proven Connections & Client Satisfaction

We have the facts to back up our case. Interested in listing with us? Our network includes hundreds of investors. Want to rent with us? We have access to thousands of rentals and apartments, including those that aren't publicly listed. Looking to buy? Check out this testimonial from first-time homebuyer Morgan Tenant on our testimonials page—she gives us a 10/10.

Fair Pricing With No Out-of-Pocket Costs for Buyers

When you buy with us, you don't pay us a cent. Only the seller pays a commission; buyer client services are free. We will negotiate on your behalf to obtain a fair price, using our understanding of the market to secure the best deal possible. Tell us what you’re looking for, whether it’s a pet-friendly apartment or a luxury waterfront listing, and we will deliver.

Hands-On Design & Building Experience

Elevated Companies takes our passion for great real estate one step further. As the integrated brokerage, design, and development counterpart to Elevated Realty, this initiative oversees projects from start to finish. Our skilled management team handles all acquisition, design, construction, and disposition. This affords us the control to implement the best materials and construction methods, assuring a portfolio of high-quality products.

A Diverse Team for Diverse Needs

As you can see, our offering is diverse, covering everything from new developments to luxury condos. Our team is comprised of individuals with diverse real estate backgrounds that reflect this. This allows us to offer a dedicated professional with precise expertise in your area of interest, whether you’re looking to buy a multi-family home or invest in a top-tier penthouse.

Dedication to Your Dream

Ultimately what sets Elevated Realty apart from the rest is the dedication and dependability of our people. Boston's real estate market is highly competitive and requires a tough skin. However they are representing you, be it buying, selling, renting, or building, our team will show the persistence and perseverance needed to secure you the deal you deserve. You will have a skilled professional doing the grunt work on your behalf, all with the aim of making your dream a reality.

Ready to achieve your real estate dreams? Contact us and we’ll set you up with the right real estate broker best suited to your needs.

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    Best Seafood in Boston

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    Boston Harbor might be best known as the site of the revolutionary Boston Tea Party, but today its major draw is the source of fresh seafood it offers. Whether you want to slurp down oysters or crack crab legs, Boston has it all. Here are five of our favorites around the Seaport Boston area.

    Row 34

    The Row 34 website proclaims: “If we could eat oysters and drink beer for every meal period, we probably would.” No surprise then that oysters are a highlight here! Make sure you don’t leave without trying the raw bar. Row 34 is also the spot to hit for boozy brunches. Complement your mimosa with salt pollock croquettes or traditional shrimp and grits with a spicy jalapeño twist.

    ReelHouse

    ReelHouse dishes up a globally inspired menu put together by Culinary Director Marc Orfaly, a seven-time nominated James Beard Awardee and Food & Wine “Best Chef in America” honoree. His innovative take on New England fare includes gems like the Ahi Tuna Poke with sesame chile dressing. Bonus points: This restaurant is located by the water and offers beautiful views. ReelHouse is just under 1 mile away from 228 Webster St., East Boston at Jeffries Point.

    Barking Crab

    The Barking Crab has been tempting Bostonians’ taste buds for over 20 years. Expect the casual atmosphere of a clam shack in a unique urban setting right alongside the marina in Boston’s Seaport District. Their menu offers pretty much every version of lobster and crab you could ask for. If you’re extra hungry, try the fisherman's platter of fried clam strips, scallops, shrimp, and haddock.

    Tuscan Kitchen

    At Tuscan Kitchen you won't just get fresh seafood but also freshly made pasta. They even bake their own bread daily in their onsite artisanal bakery.   Conclude your meal with a delectable dessert expertly crafted by their master pastry chefs. Their catering menu covers everything from corporate boxed lunches to weddings. Keep Tuscan Brands in mind for your next big event and check out their private dining. Enjoy true, authentic artisan Italian cuisine with Tuscan Kitchen at it’s beautiful Seaport Boston’s location.

    Ocean Prime

    If surf-and-turf is your thing, Ocean Prime is your restaurant. Located in the bustling Seaport District, this restaurant offers quality steaks alongside seafood and an award-winning wine list.  Ocean Prime also has a gluten-free lunch and dinner menu, making this a great choice for larger groups where varied tastes need to be accommodated. 

    Residence Spotlight: The Benjamin

    Exterior view of The Benjamin in Boston's Seaport District

    Recently completed, The Benjamin, located in the heart of Boston’s vibrant Seaport District, is the ultimate apartment living experience. Whether you are looking for a waterfront or skyline view, The Benjamin delivers with views you won’t see from anywhere else in Boston.

    The Benjamin offers units ranging from 1 bedroom to 3 bedrooms with impeccable views, chic amenities, and sleek modern design. The Benjamin amenities include room, door, and concierge services. 

    Search listings in The Benjamin now. Get in now and enjoy the 4th-floor pool terrace overlooking Fort Point Channel before the end of the summer! Contact Elevated Residential to schedule a showing or if you have any additional questions. 

     

    Best Places to Watch the Boston Fireworks

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    If you are anything like us, you are anxiously awaiting the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular on July 4th. But where should you watch them from? Read on to see where our top 3 spots to catch the fireworks show this July 4th in the Boston area are. Fireworks begin at 10:30 pm on July 4th.

    Charles River Esplanade

    Although likely to be crowded, one of the best vantage points is from the Charles River Esplanade. We suggest catching the show from the Cambridge side if you’re looking for a little bit more room to spread out. 

    Wrights Tower

    While we don’t condone scaling the tower itself, this vantage point in Medford gives a breathtaking view of Boston’s skyline with the fireworks above it. 

    Wollaston Beach

    Pull up a chair on Wollaston Beach in Quincy and look northward to see the fireworks show a few miles away. 

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      Winthrop Center Construction Update

      Winthrop Center

      Breaking ground in October of 2018, Winthrop Center is the largest investment for a single project in Boston. The 1.3 million square feet, 53 story, 500 unit luxury condo building – which will also offer office space – is expected to be ready for occupancy in 2022. Winthrop Center will be Platinum LEED Certified upon completion which will reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions by as much as 80% compared to a standard building of its size.

      During its initial planning phases, developers had planned a “Great Hall” to be lined with retail storefronts and restaurants. Since breaking ground the “Great Hall” has been revamped to connect Devonshire and Federal streets and has been dubbed “The Connector”. According to developers, “The Connector” is modeled after Boston’s numerous college campuses that are laid out to encourage spontaneous interactions with the people you see on a regular basis but don’t necessarily know. “The Connector” features large TV screens, removable furniture, and will act as a lobby most of the time but will be available for events.

      Learn more about the Winthrop Center project and view listings

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        Pier 4 Seaport: $15 Million Penthouse Kicks Off Closings at Pier 4

        Pier 4 Seaport, one of the Seaport's most anticipated luxury condo developments, kicked of closing season with the $15,231,920 sale of Penthouse C. At $4,180 per square foot, PHC boasts 4 Bedrooms, 4.5 Bathrooms and 3,644 square feet of livable space. This marks the highest price per square foot in Boston history. Other notable sales include Unit 7C at $6,765,000, also a 3 bedroom, PHR at $5,986,475 a 2 Bed Penthouse and Penthouse J, a 2 Bedroom that closed for $5,450,000. While these numbers are staggering for the Boston luxury market, it's not too surprising considering that Pier 4 provides some of the finest amenities ever for Boston including: white glove 5 star concierge services, valet and self-parking options, private terraces, virtual golf room, fitness center and high quality dining on the ground level at Woods Hill Table

        Limited units are still available at Pier 4, contact Elevated for additional details.  

        Residence Spotlight: The Archer

        The Archer Residences, currently under construction, in Boston's Beacon Hill neighborhood will feature 67 luxury condos and 54 garage parking spots. Units at the Archer will range from 1-4 bedrooms as well as Penthouses ranging from 1100-6000 square feet. The Archer will offer residents valet parking, concierge, and 24/7 security among many other amenities. The Archer's family-oriented units boast luxury finishes and are large enough to accommodate every buyer - from individuals to families. Construction is slated to wrap up in 2019. Pre-sales at The Archer Residences are now underway. Contact Elevated Realty today to get on our buyer list for pre-construction opportunities! 

        Amenities

        The luxury amenities at the Archer include concierge, a doorman, club room, board room, private dining, valet parking, roof terrace, fitness and wellness center, playroom, pet spa, and bike storage. 

        Pricing

        1 Bed/1 Bath Starting at $1,300,000

        2 Bed/2 Baths Starting at $2,250,000

        2 Bed + Den/2.5 Baths Starting at $2,775,000

        3 Bed/2.5 Baths Starting at $4,500,000

        Penthouses Starting at $10,000,000

        Condo fees include heat, hot water, water, sewer, master insurance, security, laundry, elevator maintenance, exterior maintenance, landscaping, snow removal, recreational facilities, exercise room, club room, trash removal, valet parking, and air conditioning. 

        Learn More & Browse Listings at The Archer 

        Millennium Partners Breaks Ground on Winthrop Center Boston: 500 Luxury Condos in the Financial District

        Millennium Partners' latest Boston luxury condo development, Winthrop Center, is now under construction. The upcoming Winthrop Square Tower will rise 53 stories, 691 feet and house approximately 500 luxury condos on its top 26 floors. Winthrop Center will cost around $1.3 Billion to build and will also have 750,000 square feet of commercial office space on 20 floors below the luxury residences. The first three floors of Winthrop Center will contain 12,000 square feet of public space, coined the "Great Hall" and will create a new connection between Winthrop Square and Federal Street. The connection will be lined with 31,000 square feet of restaurant and retail space as well as 21,000 square feet of shared meeting space. Winthrop Center will also have 550 garage parking spaces spread over five levels underground. Winthrop Center will be built to LEED Platinum standards for energy efficiency. Occupancy is expected by 2022. Winthrop Center is ideally located on Devonshire Street in the heart of Downtown Boston steps from restaurants, bars, shopping and close to the Boston Waterfront and Rose Kennedy Greenway. Millennium Partners also developed Millennium Place and Millennium Tower in Downtown Boston, both were incredibly successful luxury condo developments. Click here to receive updates from Elevated on pre-sales, pricing and additional information. 

        RESTAURANTS, BARS AND NIGHTLIFE CLOSE TO WINTHROP CENTER

        Yvonne's: One of the most sought after restaurants in all of Boston, speakeasy feel, excellent food and drink

        Boston Chops: Steakhouse with great bar scene and ambience

        Ruka: High-end Peruvian-Japanese fusion, restaurant and lounge 

        Versus: Arcade bar and lounge by Big Night Entertainment Group

        Pabu: Sushi and drinks, located in Millennium Tower 

        Legal Crossing: Seafood and bar located in Millennium Place

        Stoddard's Fine Food and Ale: Gastropub food and drink

        Back Deck: American grilled favorites

        Scholars: American Bistro, Cocktails and Nightlife

        Sam LaGrassas: Arguably the best sandwich in all of Boston

        Warehouse: Restaurant and Bar, perfect for watching the game or a night out with friends