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  • The Fallon Co.’s Michael Fallon On Why the Firm Expanded to Charlotte
    —When The Fallon Co., a Boston-based real estate, development and investment company, decided two years ago to expand its operations from the northeast, its leaders chose Charlotte. The Fallon Co. Chief Investment Officer Michael Fallon knew Charlotte’s infrastructure, stable network and strong financial base would fit well with the business’ brand to create mixed-use developments…
  • What to Expect from the Housing Market in 2018
    —Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a home in 2018 – or find the perfect rental – it helps to know what you’re up against. Experts say timing will be paramount for homebuyers in the coming months, while sellers will likely have an easier time making a successful deal. Meanwhile, renters may find more amenities and negotiating…
  • Developers Listen to Generation Z For The Next Hot City
    —A Music City vs. NASCAR showdown is happening as we speak. Two Southern cities are among the hot spots of development as scores of millennials and Generation Z keep flocking to them in droves. In many ways the cities may feel similar, especially on the real estate development radar. Industry experts say Nashville is hot.…
  • Hey Alexa: Why Should Amazon Pick Charlotte?
    —Investment Officer Michael Fallon said. “You’re talking about an area, a place that needs to be able to grow an 8M SF campus and 50,000 people. So, Charlotte’s got some runway.”
  • The Story of Fan Pier, a Catalyst for Boston’s Waterfront
    —The Story of Fan Pier, a Catalyst for Boston’s Waterfront
  • Executive profile: Fallon Co.’s Michael Fallon aims to expand deals outside Boston
    —Michael Fallon oversees out-of-state projects for his father’s firm. For a brief time there, Michael Fallon envisioned himself one day getting a law degree and, combined with his undergraduate studies in economics and international relations, pursuing a career working at the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund or a think-tank at the intersection of economics…
  • Boston Developer Behind Major Dilworth Project Plans to Expand in Charlotte
    —The Fallon Company has acquired a 13-story office building near uptown Charlotte, a site that will serve as the Boston real estate developer’s Southeast regional headquarters.
  • What’s to Become of Cameron Brown Building after $24.5M Sale
    —The latest buy in uptown office real estate comes from a Boston real estate firm that’s spearheading a significant mixed-use development in Dilworth and plans to deepen its local presence.
  • Sail Boston Continues With Patriot Run, Wreath Laying Ceremony
    —Sail Boston festivities continued on Sunday following Saturday’s Grand Parade of Sail in the inner harbor. More than 200 sailors took part in the Patriot Run – from the North Jetty pier to Christopher Columbus Park and back early Sunday morning.
  • Hubsters toast the Seaport’s newest restaurant
    —Hundreds of guests welcomed Mastro’s Ocean Club to the Seaport and they were welcomed in return with mounds of fresh shellfish, steak, signature cocktails (with bubbling CO2 pellets to keep them cold) and live music. The party was jammed-packed with those who know Mastro’s from their locations in LA, New York and Washington DC. The evening also offered a…
  • A guide to Sail Boston’s Tall Ships
    —From June 17-June 22, over 50 tall ships will descend on Boston as part of Sail Boston 2017. There are nine types of Tall Ships, and most will be on display at various piers in and around Boston Harbor. Many will be open for public tours. To help you appreciate what is on display, read…
  • Mastro’s Ocean Club Opens Thursday in Boston’s Seaport District
    —A new steakhouse with locations all around the country opens a new one in Boston’s Seaport District.
  • Guide To 2017 Sail Boston Festival
    —Sail Boston is the perfect way to kick off summer in Boston. Millions of people are expected in the city to view the historic tall ships that will arrive as part of the 2017 Tall Ships Regatta. The arrival of the tall ships brings an opportunity for both entertainment and education, as visitors can tour some of the…
  • Latitude with attitude at Lola 42
    —An eclectic roster of global plates. Where else in the Seaport might one find a Turkish lamb burger, gnocchi Bolognese, and hot pepper hamachi?
  • Lola 42 Opens Tonight in the Seaport
    —A taste of Nantucket-and Japan, and the Mediterranean, etc.-has arrived on Fan Pier. LoLa 42, a sibling bistro and sushi bar to Nantucket’s LoLa 41, opens on the ground level of Twenty Two Liberty tonight at 5 p.m.
  • Lola 42 – sibling to popular Nantucket bistro and sushi bar Lola 41 – opens its doors tomorrow
    —Lola 42 – sibling to popular Nantucket bistro and sushi bar Lola 41 – opens its doors tomorrow in Boston’s Seaport District, inside of the Twenty Two Liberty building (22 Liberty Dr.) on Fan Pier, according to the restaurant’s Facebook page. This expansion has been a long time coming for the restaurant group, which also…
  • Frigid New England waters tough foe for Mexican Navy
    —The Mexican Navy’s tall ship felt a world away from its balmy home port of Acapulco when it slipped into Boston Harbor and docked at Fan Pier hours before Tuesday’s nor’easter.
  • Mexican tall ship to dock early ahead of winter storm
    —A Mexican tall ship was rushing to port in Boston on Monday, trying to avoid sailing through the snowstorm that is bearing down on the region ahead of the vessel’s planned visit.
  • Fan Pier’s 50 Liberty Condo Complex Tops Off
    —120-unit development expected to open next fall beside Twenty-Two Liberty
  • Nantucket chef targets Fan Pier for new restaurant
    —Fan Pier will be getting yet another new restaurant. The Fallon Co. announced that it would add Lola 42 — a sister restaurant to Nantucket’s bistro and sushi bar Lola 41 —marking the very first off-island Massachusetts outpost for owner Marco Coelho. Lola 42 will occupy approximately 3,700 square feet of space on the ground…
  • Maddie Jay and the pH Collective Perform Live at Boston’s Fan Pier
    —The free outdoor concert starts at 6pm on Saturday, July 23rd.
  • The Seaport gets its luxury hair salon back
    —Salon Mario Russo, the high-end hairdresser with another location on Newbury Street, will reopen in the Seaport on July 1 after a nearly yearlong absence from the burgeoning neighborhood.
  • The Fallon Company Founder and CEO Joe Fallon Talks About Fan Pier
    —Video Featured on NECN: Plus, what’s coming next to make the Seaport more of a neighborhood? And you will love checking out the Bandaloop aerial dancers who performed to open the building.
  • Fan Pier gets a grocery store
    —The shop will bring an important amenity to that part of the waterfront when it opens later this year.
  • Fan Pier catches Mastro’s, gourmet market, cafe
    —A new high-end seafood restaurant, gourmet market and bakery/cafe are headed to Fan Pier.
  • Intarcia to move to Fan Pier building next month
    —Intarcia Therapeutics is officially moving to a new 47,000-square-foot headquarters in the Fan Pier building in South Boston next month.
  • The Fallon Company Announces Addition of Premier Hospitality, Retail and Luxury Service Tenants to Fan Pier
    —New concepts Mastro’s Ocean Club, Frank Anthony’s Gourmet Market, Sorelle Laura LeDuc Fitness – and return of Salon Mario Russo – amplify Boston’s vibrant 21st century waterfront neighborhood.
  • 22 Liberty featured on WCVB Channel 5’s Chronicle
    —VIDEO TRANSCRIPT A visit to one of Boston’s most desirable addresses Anthony Everett:  Real estate, everyone knows, is all about location, and it doesn’t get any closer to the water than 22 Liberty, the new luxury condominium building at Fan Pier. Joe Fallon:  We’re abutting the central business district yet looking down in the inner…
  • Fan Pier Building Opens With Dancers In The Sky
    —The Fallon Company officially opened its latest Fan Pier project, 100 Northern Avenue.
  • Bandaloop at Fan Pier
    —The vertical experimental dance troupe made its second appearance in Boston to commemorate the opening of 100 Northern Ave. at Fan Pier.
  • Dancing In Air
    —Members of the vertical dance company Bandaloop to perform on the glass facade at 100 Northern Avenue at Fan Pier.
  • ‘Awe-Inspiring’ Vertical Dancer Turn Heads In Seaport District
  • Bandaloop In Town!
    —The dance company is in town to celebrate a new 17-story building opening at 100 Northern Ave.
  • ‘Awe-Inspiring’ Vertical Dancer Turn Heads In Seaport District
  • Vertical Dance Troupe Bandaloop to perform in Boston’s Seaport District
    —They’re performing at a grand opening celebration for a new building at Fan Pier.
  • Fan Pier Among Top 16 Places to Spend New Year’s Eve
    —Fan Pier makes Cheapflights.com top 16 favorite places to spend New Year’s Eve.
  • Towering Expectations in Hub
    —Boston’s residential real estate market looks to be as strong as last year with more new apartment and condo buildings sprouting up.
  • Fallon’s Second Ultra-Luxury Tower on Fan Pier Already a Success
    —A new ultra-luxury residential building is under development and almost sold out in Boston’s burgeoning Seaport District.
  • Developer Joe Fallon starts work on second condo tower for Fan Pier
    —Another piece in the Fan Pier puzzle is falling into place.
  • Flavors of Greece on Fan Pier at Committee
    —Committee, a newly opened Seaport District restaurant serves up Greek and Mediterranean small plates.
  • Boston Harbor to host series of Tall Ships this summer
    —Three tall ships will glide into Boston over the next two months, some traveling from as far away as Portugal and Spain.
  • Fan Pier luxury units sell out; more coming
    —With an unusual in-house sales plan, Fallon Co. keeps the brokers away.
  • Batali bursts into town with Babbo
    —Celebrity chef brings Babbo to Innovation District In the shadows of the Seaport’s old Anthony’s Pier 4, waiters glide through a sunlit dining room carrying trays of pizza and goblets of wine.
  • The quiet builder
    —Developer Joe Fallon follows his vision to reshape a waterfront.
  • Iron workers top off luxury condo tower at Fan Pier
    —The Final iron beams were affixed atop the skeleton of Twenty Two Liberty at Fan Pier that will overlook Boston Harbor.
  • Waterfront high-rise is topped off
    —Fallon Company, a Boston real estate developer, said that it marked a project milestone.
  • Here Comes Twenty Two Liberty at Seaport’s Fan Pier
    —Another topping off at Fan Pier Boston at 22 Liberty.
  • The ones that didn’t get away
    —Charlestown resident Marco Savage wins Youth Fishing Tournament
  • Boston Teens Participate in Celebrity Youth Fishing Tournament at Fan Pier
    —40 teens from Save the Harbor/Save the Bay and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston took part in the 4th Annual Fan Pier Celebrity Youth Fishing Tournament on Thursday, July 17th.
  • Cultural Connector Launches on Boston Harbor as New Water Transportation Service
    —The newest water transportation service at Fan Pier on Boston Harbor launched this week just in time for the busy season on the waterfront.
  • The Boston by Boat for Free in Honor of the Cultural Connector’s Launch in the City
    —Lots of Boston’s primetime summer destinations are perched on the edge of the Boston Harbor. From the Institute of Contemporary Art to the New England Aquarium, it’s no wonder that the Harbor Walk is frequented path for tourists and adventurous locals alike.  But instead of walking from point to point along the Harbor, why not…
  • Tracked Down
    —The Inside Track captures the 4th Annual Fishing Tournament at Fan Pier.
  • FISH ON at the Fan Pier Youth Fishing Tournament
    —40 teens from Save the Harbor/Save the Bay and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston took part in the 4th Annual Fan Pier Youth Fishing Tournament on Thursday, July 17th.
  • Fan Pier’s Fallon Skippers cultural ferry
    —Fan Pier developer Joe Fallon told the Herald yesterday he hopes a new $5 Boston Harbor ferry service to the city’s top museums will become a year round attraction that will convince more visitors to travel around the Hub by water.
  • Mario Batali to Open Grill During Fan PIer
    —Barbara Lynch has her prune-infused gnocchi. Ming Tsai is famous for his garlic black peppers lobster. But it competence be Mario Batali’s pizza that certifies Boston’s arise to a tip tier of a culinary world.
  • Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group Announces the Opening of Babbo Pizzeria E Enoteca on Boston’s Fan Pier
    —Earlier today, Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich’s B&B Hospitality Group signed a lease on a space on Boston’s Fan Pier and got one step closer to realizing a long anticipated Boston Location.
  • Annual Celebrity Fishing Tournament
    —The Fallon Company sponsors this annual event, which brings 50 teens from the greater Boston area to the waterfront for a day of fishing and fun with local sports celebrities. This event is to benefit Save the Harbor/Save the Bay.
  • Goodwin Procter move another win for Seaport
    —With 800 lawyers and staff and 100 unbroken years of history in the same spot in the Financial District, any move by Goodwin Procter LLP would leave a major impression on the city’s commercial real estate landscape.
  • Starbucks Joins Surge of Waterfront Retail Additions at Boston’s Fan Pier
    —Committee Restaurant and Bright Horizons also highlight next phase of expansion at Fan Pier, bringing 21,450 square feet of best-in-class amenities to 24-hour neighborhood. BOSTON, Apr 29, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Global, national and local establishments Starbucks Coffee Company, Bright Horizons Family Solutions® and a new restaurant, Committee, will soon bring in-demand amenities and services to Fan Pier,…
  • Fallon Signs Three Tenants at Vertex Complex
    —Starbucks, Bright Horizons and a new restaurant called Committee have leased space at the Fan Pier in Boston’s Seaport District. The tenants will occupy 21,450 square feet on the ground floor of 50 Northern Ave., one of two office towers that house the Vertex Pharmaceuticals headquarters, which opened in January. Committee is a restaurant owned…
  • The Fallon Co. breaks ground on 515,000 s/f office tower at Fan Pier
    —The Fallon Company celebrated another major milestone at Fan Pier with a groundbreaking ceremony for 100 Northern Avenue., the fourth commercial tower on Fan Pier — one of the country’s largest privately funded development sites. The 17-story, 515,000 s/f, build-to-suit tower will house the Boston office of global law firm Goodwin Procter LLP.
  • Fan Pier Getting New Complex
    —Developer Joseph F Fallon is proceeding with construction of a 17-story office building along Northern Avenue, a symbol of Boston’s rejuvenated real estate market and the rapid redevelopment of many of its commercial districts.
  • MassChallenge
    —2010-2014 Boston’s growing waterfront is home to hundreds of up and coming businesses that have recently moved to the area. Fundamental to the areas reputation for entrepreneurship and technological advancement, MassChallenge, a nonprofit organization that connects early state entrepreneurs to the resources they need to launch high-impact businesses. The Fallon Company provided at no cost,…
  • Oceanfront Fan Pier Creates Big Buzz in Boston
    —For over 10 years, the downtown waterfront known as Fan Pier in Boston, has evolved into a bridge between the downtown business district and an exciting hub for entertainment and dining. The new, thriving neighborhood is home to global corporations like Vertex and several new start-ups like Masschallenge, creating more infrastructure in the area now…
  • Battery Ventures Moves to New Boston HQ from Waltham
    —Battery Ventures will open its new headquarters in the South Boston Seaport on Monday after moving from its office in Waltham on Friday, a Battery spokesperson said. The venture capital firm’s new office is located at One Marina Park Drive. Battery will occupy the entire 11th floor of the building, with 27,000 square feet of…
  • Glassy Fan Pier Condo Complex Breaks Ground
    —The Fallon Co.’s groundbreaking yesterday for a 118-unit, luxury condominium tower on the South Boston waterfront — the premiere product of its $3 billion Fan Pier development — is a clear signal that the already-robust market for the Seaport District only will grow stronger, industry observers say.
  • Ground-breaking On Tap For Fan Pier Luxury Condo Tower
    —A Wednesday ground-breaking ceremony is scheduled for Twenty Two Liberty, which is billed as Boston’s first water-view luxury condo project since 2009.
  • The Fallon Co. Starts Construction on Luxury Condos at Fan Pier
    —A groundbreaking ceremony was scheduled to take place Wednesday for the luxury condo project known as Twenty Two Liberty at Fan Pier on Boston’s Waterfront.
  • Red Bull Cliff Diving action in Boston
    —In a thrilling competition spread across the weekend, Colombian and 10-times world champion Orlando Duque dramatically grabbed the top spot ahead of runner-up Artem Silchenko and Gary Hunt in third place. More than 25,000 spectators watched as a total of 13 elite cliff divers launched themselves from a platform 27.5m up on the ICA building…
  • Southampston’s Gary Hunt finishes third in the latest round of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series, in Boston
    —Southampton’s Gary Hunt retains his position atop the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series leaderboard after finishing third in the latest round, in Boston. Read more:
  • World's Largest Solar-powered Boat Stops In Boston
    —Bigger, fancier ships have plied these waters!  
  • With Vertex Completion Looming, Seaport District Rises
    —Ask him about the renaissance in Boston’s Seaport District created by his success signing Vertex Pharmaceuticals to occupy 1.1 million square feet of shiny new office and lab space and he’ll tell you the catalyst came long ago.
  • High Times In The City
    —Boston is in a period of expansion, with a growing — and much needed — stock of luxury residences being constructed over the next few years. Buys and sellers should keep an eye on the condominium market as prices climb upward.
  • Boston Booms As Workers Say No To Suburbs: Real Estate
    —The South Boston waterfront was long a bleak area separated from the rest of the city by the Fort Point Channel, its docks and warehouses recalling a faded shipping past. Now, rechristened the Seaport district, construction cranes dot the landscape as builders put up high-end condominiums, offices and hotels in one of the biggest neighborhood…
  • Goodwin Procter Is Latest Law Firm To Sail To Hub’s Waterfront
    —Goodwin Procter is preparing a move to a 17-story tower on Fan Pier from Boston’s Financial District in the latest big lease for the burgeoning Seaport District.
  • Inside The Hive
    —As start-ups become more commonplace in Boston and Cambridge, funders have been following, with Battery Ventures now making the move from Waltham to the Boston Fan Pier “Innovation District.”  Michael Farrell reports Battery Ventures, one of the area’s more storied VC firms, will be the first major firm to set up shop in the Innovation…
  • Battery Ventures Plans Move To Boston From Waltham
    —Battery Ventures has signed a letter of intent to move its headquarters to the South Boston “Innovation District” neighborhood, from its current office in Waltham, a Battery spokesperson confirmed.
  • Boston Law Firm, Developer In Waterfront Deal
    —The law firm Goodwin Procter LLP is moving to the massive Fan Pier development on the South Boston Waterfront, where it will occupy a new 17-story office and hotel building overlooking Boston Harbor.
  • The Fallon Company Celebrates Placement Of Final Beam On Third Commerical Tower At Fan Pier
    —The Fallon Co. celebrated another significant step toward the realization of its vision for Fan Pier, as Boston ironworkers raised the final beam to top the third commercial tower on the company’s 21-acre, LEED-certified, mixed-use development site.
  • Out Of The Office
    —Massachusetts State Sen. Jack Hart, Vertex CFO Ian Smith and Fallon Co. President and CEO Joseph F. Fallon in front of the final beam, which was later raised in a “topping off” ceremony to signify completion of the structural framework of 50 Northern Ave. on Fan Pier. Vertex will be moving into 1.2 million square…
  • Year Of The Crane
    —Vertex Pharmaceuticals workers wondering what the view will look like out their office windows after the Cambridge firm’s big move to Fan Pier should ask Chris Rand. But they might have to climb up 18 stories to find him.  The veteran tower crane operator has been perched high above the Vertex headquarters project for months,…
  • New Condos Rising
    —The new condos in Boston’s Seaport District are the first since 2009, which is a sign that the housing market is improving.
  • Vertex And City Celebrate Topping Off At Fan Pier
    —Developer Joseph Fallon, Mayor Thomas M. Menino and a crowd of construction workers watched as the final beam for the first of two Vertex Pharmaceuticals office towers on Fan Pier was hoisted to the top of the 18-story building on Thursday.
  • Vertex Celebrates Topping Off Of Innovation District Tower
    —Developer Joseph Fallon, Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino and a crowd of construction workers watched Thursday as the final beam for the first of two Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: VRTX) office towers on Fan Pier was hoisted to the top of the 18-story building on Thursday. Work on the 1.1 million square foot global headquarters for…
  • Top Off Ceremony Is Set For Thursday Morning At Fan Pier
    —Fallon Co. has scheduled a “top off” ceremony for Thursday morning for its new office tower at Fan Pier in Boston. According to Fallon, the project is the country’s largest privately-funded development site. Among those expected to attend the ceremony are Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino; Joseph F. Fallon, chief executive of Fallon Co.; and…
  • Fan Pier Gets Energized
    —Offices draw interest, condo tower moves ahead. Fan Pier’s leasing activity picked up this spring and developer Joe Fallon appears close to convincing another downtown company to make the leap across Fort Point Channel to his growing waterfront neighborhood.
  • The Boston Waterfront Has Arrived.
    —It feels like the newest, coolest, and most vibrant part of the city, pulsating with activity, suddenly crammed with tourists?—?and even longtime Boston residents. Boston’s waterfront has exploded in the public consciousness. It feels like the newest, coolest, and most vibrant part of the city, pulsating with activity, suddenly crammed with tourists?—?and even longtime Boston…
  • Despite Naysayers, Fallon Champions Fan Pier Condos
    —Why, After 30 Years, The Grand Dream That Is Boston’s Fan Pier Is Finally Taking Shape By Scott Van Voorhis Banker & Tradesman Columnist Veteran waterfront developer Joe Fallon is pushing ahead with the first new luxury condo tower in Boston since the recession. And with it, after more than 30 years of fits and…
  • Vertex's Hepatitis Drug Wins FDA Approval
    —The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Vertex’s Incivek, also known as telaprevir, a potential blockbuster drug to treat chronic hepatitis C infection. Developed by Cambridge-based Vertex Pharmaceuticals, the drug is used for patients who have either not received interferon drug therapy for their infection or who have not responded adequately to other treatments.…
  • Vertex Finalizes Move To Fan Pier
    —Vertex Pharmaceuticals finalized a deal yesterday to move its offices to the Fan Pier development on the South Boston Waterfront. A company spokesman said Vertex will pay an average of 72.5 million in annual rent for 1.1 million square feet of office and lab space over the next 15 years.
  • Vertex Makes Billion-dollar Bet On Fan Pier Site
    —Vertex Pharmaceuticals has signed a $1.1 billion, 15-year lease to move its headquarters from Cambridge to South Boston’s waterfront – a big boost for Hub Mayor Thomas M. Menino’s planned “Innovation District.”
  • Fallon: Vertex Deal Is A 'game Changer'
    —It’s been a long six years for Joe Fallon and his dreams for the South Boston waterfront, but these days the developer’s on a roll with butter on his back. As of Thursday morning, Fallon said he was already plotting to advance the second stage of development at his sprawling, 21-acre project site on Fan…
  • Vertex Signs Boston Lease
    —Cambridge, MA-based Vertex Pharmaceuticals will be known as Boston-based Vertex Pharmaceuticals in the not so distant future. The biotech company said today it has signed a 15-year lease to occupy new labs and offices being built at Boston’s Fan Pier.
  • Vertex Signs South Boston Lease
    —Cambridge, MA-based Vertex Pharmaceuticals will be known as Boston-based Vertex Pharmaceutics in the not so distant future. The biotech company said today it has signed a 15-year lease to occupy new labs and offices being built at Boston’s Fan Pier, according to a regulatory filing.
  • Big Science
    —The Fallon Company’s Fan Pier development may include an 1800-employee headquarters from Vertex Pharmaceutics, which has signed a non-binding letter of intent for the project, pending final FDA approval of a strong drug candidate for the treatment of hepatitis C.
  • Vertex Move To Fan Pier: "That Deal Will Get Done"
    —Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. saw its shares surge 12 percent Tuesday after regulators indicated the company’s Hepatitis C drug candidate telaprevir is nearing approval. The news is expected to seal the Cambridge-based company’s planned move to Boston.
  • On The Long, Hard Road To A Breakthrough
    —Local firm Vertex Pharmaceuticals spent decades and billions on a pill to treat hepatitis C.
  • MASS. MARKET: South Boston Waterfront Plans Finally Taking Shape
    —Well-dressed lawyers hustle into a new glass-enclosed building on one end of Northern Ave. Halfway down the main drag, a construction crew puts the finishing touches on Legal Sea Foods’ new flagship restaurant. At the avenue’s eastern endpoint, asbestos workers in white Hazmat suits pick clean the skeleton of an unused factory to prep it…
  • What's Happening There? – Fan Pier
    —When you work in government and live in Boston, one of the most popular questions you get asked is, “What is going on with such-and-such project?” Usually it’s about the old Filene’s space in Downtown Crossing or a new high-rise going up somewhere in town and sometimes it’s even about the renovations at Fenway Park.…
  • Business Without Borders
    —THE NEWS that Vertex Pharmaceuticals will move its headquarters from Cambridge to Boston’s Seaport District may be a victory for Mayor Menino’s efforts to create an “innovation district” along the waterfront, but it makes little difference to the Massachusetts economy. Rather than compete over which address gets plugged into the workers’ GPS systems, Massachusetts cities…
  • S. Boston Innovation District Takes Shape (in All Sizes)
    —Local firm Vertex Pharmaceuticals spent decades and billions on a pill to treat hepatitis C.
  • Vertex Plots Move To Boston Waterfront Property
    —Vertex, which is currently based in Cambridge, MA, says it plans to move its headquarters to the Fan Pier district of Boston in 2013. According to Xconomy Boston’s mayor offered Vertex tax incentives as he attempts to build an ‘innovation district’ in the city. The move is dependant upon Vertex receiving FDA approval for its…
  • Vertex Expected To Bring New Pharmaceutical Jobs To Boston
    —Vertex Pharmaceuticals has signed a letter of intent with developer Joseph Fallon to lease a pair of 18-story towers to be built on Fan Pier in Boston’s Seaport District. The deal is expected to result in new Pharmaceutical Jobs. According to a report filed by bostonherald.com, Vertex was lured, in part, by a Tax Increment…
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals Relocates To Boston's Seaport District
    —As part of Mayor Thomas M. Menino’s effort to change Boston’s harbor into an Innovation District lined with technology businesses and medical firms, drug manufacturer Vertex Pharmaceuticals has decided to move two new buildings in the city’s Seaport District. Government officials said the firm’s relocation is expected to increase Boston’s revenue by $60 million through…
  • Luring Vertex Called Boon For Boston
    —One day after a Cambridge-based biotech company confirmed a move to South Boston’s Fan Pier, real estate experts say the announcement could kickstart stalled development along the waterfront.
  • CBS Boston: "Bio-Tech Company's Move To Fan Pier Big For Boston"
    —Vertex Pharmaceuticals is moving from Cambridge to the Seaport District and that’s good news for Boston.
  • Vertex Exit Would Be Mixed Blessing For Cambridge
    —Boston’s gain in potentially landing Vertex Pharmaceuticals as a new tenant would undoubtedly result in some short-term pain for the drug maker’s litany of landlords in Cambridge. But that too will pass.
  • City Draws Cambridge Drug Firm To Fan Pier
    —In one of the largest office deals in recent Boston history, drug maker Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. will move into two new buildings in the Seaport District, catapulting the city’s effort to transform the waterfront into a neighborhood of technology companies, academic institutions, and medical firms.
  • Vertex OKs Hub Deal
    —Cambridge-based Vertex Pharmaceuticals has signed a letter of intent to lease two as-yet-unbuilt office towers in the Seaport District’s Fan Pier area an provide 500 new jobs in exchange for tens of millions in subsidies.
  • A Big Deal: Vertex Moving To Fan Pier
    —Talk about a shot in the arm for the Seaport District. It finally looks like Fan Pier will no longer be the parking lot wasteland by the sea. Cambridge pharmaceutical firm Vertex signed a letter of intent to move to Fan Pier and build two adjacent buildings in a 1 million square-foot development.
  • Drugmaker Vertex Moving To Fan Pier
    —Cambridge-based Vertex Pharmaceuticals has signed a non-binding letter of intent for two buildings on Fan Pier, the company said.
  • Vertex Drug To Get Fast-track Review
    —Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. said yesterday regulators in the United States and Canada will speed their reviews of its drug candidate telaprevir, meaning the hepatitis C therapy could be approved months earlier than usual.
  • Best Of 2010: 10 Boston Event Industry Hightlights
    —Boston’s ICA revamped its annual spring fund-raising event in May by adding an after-party for the firs time. The evening kicked off with a cocktail party and dinner in the adjacent new One Marina Park building in Fan Pier.
  • Waterfront’s ‘innovation District’ Gets A Big Boost
    —With the approval of two South Boston projects where new companies and technology would be nurtured, Mayor Thomas Menino says the city’s waterfront is on its way to becoming one of the most prominent hubs for innovation in the world.
  • MassChallenge Down To Final 26 Start-ups
    —The Hub lived up to its recent billing as the world’s most innovative city yesterday as 26 startup companies advanced to the finals of a Fan Pier-based competition for $1 million in cash.
  • Making The Cut
    —ICA director Jill Medvedow was the first person to get a haircut at the new Salon Mario Russo at Fan Pier, which opened yesterday at Fan Pier.
  • Strega Waterfront: New Maitre D'
    —Romeo Caraffa, former maitre d’ at Abe and Louie’s has moved to Nick Varano’s Strega Waterfront.
  • Strega Waterfront Opening's Round Up
    —Building on the success of Strega Ristorante in the North End, Nick Varano opened Strega Waterfront on Fan Pier in the Seaport District. Here is a round-up from the opening of Strega Waterfront.
  • BRA Poised To Give A Thumbs Up To A Bold Seaport Square Project
    —The Boston Redevelopment Authority board tonight is expected to approve zoning for Seaport Square, a planned $3 billion project that would turn 23 acres of what is now mostly parking lots on the South Boston Waterfront into a new neighborhood.
  • CBRE Named Property Manager For Fan Pier’s One Marina Park Drive
    —CB Richard Ellis has been named exclusive property manager for One Marina Park Drive in Boston’s Seaport District.
  • Culture, Atmosphere Draw Crowds To The Waterfront
    —The arrival of the Institute of Contemporary Art on Fan Pier in 2006, coupled with more recent developments such as the nearby opening of Louis Boston, has helped reacquaint Bostonians with the waterfront that enticed the city’s original settlers.
  • NECN TV Diner
    —If it’s new, TV Diner knows all about it! From Fan Pier, to the former Icarus space in Boston’s South End, we found new chefs, and met up with old friends – on this week’s incredibly delicious destination! Strega Waterfront &  Nick Varano.
  • It's A Bug's Life-and A Fun One At That
    —Cirque du Soleil is in town with a new show, “OVO,” that is set in the insect world.
  • Legal Raw Pops Up At Fan Pier
    —Legal Raw, an ultra-casual Legal Sea Foods spin-off, is now open at Fan Pier.
  • Mass Challenge Announces Competition Finalists In Boston's Innovation District
    —MassChallenge announces the 110 entrepreneurs that will enter the final stretch of the world’s largest business plan competition.
  • Welcome The New Louis
    —The rain curtailed plans for yacht rides around the harbor for party guests, and the gentleman spinning flaming hula hoops outside the store had a small audience, but otherwise the opening of the store formerly known as LouisBoston (it’s just Louis now, thank you) went without a hitch.
  • Welcome To Fan Pier, Louis
    —Ahhhh… the scent of high fashion is permeating its way to Fan Pier on Boston’s Waterfront and it’s all because of one store: Louis.
  • Boston, Get Ready For Some Real Innovation
    —The deadline is tomorrow for MassChallenge, a $1 million competition to accelerate and develop high-growth, high-impact new businesses.
  • Cirque Du Soleil Coming To Boston
    —Cirque du Soleil is bringing its blue-and-yellow big top to the South Boston waterfront this summer, Mayor Thomas M. Menino announced yesterday, in the latest move to inject vitality in the area.
  • Fan Pier Builder's Strategy: Show Off
    —It might have seemed strange to see a juggler on Fan Pier tossing yellow spools in the air yesterday, but to Joseph Fallon it made sense.
  • Cirque Du Soleil Coming To Boston Waterfront, Menino Says
    —Cirque du Soleil is bringing its blue-and-yellow big top to the South Boston waterfront this summer, Mayor Thomas Menino announced today, in the latest move to inject vitality in the area.
  • New Louis, New Restaurant
    —Forget about the whimper with which Louis Boston restaurants Boston Public (nee Boston Public Meat) and the subsequent Restaurant L came to their respective ends. It’s a new Louis, at Fan Pier, and with it comes a new place to eat.
  • Harboring A Dream In Boston
    —After decades of plans gone awry, developer Joe Fallon is changing the waterfront skyline.
  • Fan Pier: It's Time
    —Hours ago, NAIOP hosted a panel at ONE Marina Park Drive on the growth of retail on Fan Pier and last week’s opening of a new Louis here on Boston’s Waterfront.
  • MassChallenge Launches $1 Million Global Business Competition To Fuel State's Innovation Economy
    —MassChallenge, a Boston-area nonprofit focused on encouraging innovation is “convinced that entrepreneurship is the answer for everything to unemployment to the housing crisis to pollution, in the words of CEO and co-founder John Harthorne.
  • Boston Business Journal
    —The first tenants to enjoy the views from the upper floors of the latest office building on Boston’s Fan Pier will pay no rent. The companies won’t generate much revenue, either.
  • Business Today
    —Nick Varano has more details on his second Strega restaurant planned for Fan Pier on the South Boston waterfront, an area that he believes will become the “new Boston” in the next year or two.
  • Waterfront Getting New Italian Restaurant (or Strega Locaton To Open At Fan Pier)
    —North End Restaurateur Nick Varano is planting his flag at Fan Pier, saying he intends to open a new Italian restaurant in Joseph Fallon’s waterfront development project.
  • Louis Boston Heads To The South Boston Waterfront
    —Upscale clothing retailer Louis Boston is moving from its longtime Newbury Street digs to the South Boston waterfront next spring.
  • LouisBoston Heads To Fan Pier
    —Back Bay fashionista LouisBoston is vacating its historic digs next spring for a spot on the waterfront at Fan Pier, making it the first retailer to sign on to the struggling project and leaving a big hole on Newbury Street for at least a year.
  • Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino Celebrates Fashion Icon LouisBoston`s Trend-Setting Announcement To Relocate To The Boston Waterfront
    —LouisBoston plans to occupy approximately 20,000 SF of space at Fan Pier in Boston. A letter of intent [LOI] was recently signed by Joseph F. Fallon, President and CEO of The Fallon Company, and Debi Greenberg, owner of LouisBoston.
  • LouisBoston Plans To Move To Fan Pier
    —LouisBoston, long a retail icon on Newbury Street, plans to relocate to about 20,000 square feet of space at Fan Pier in South Boston’s waterfront district, Mayor Thomas M. Menino said.
  • Louis Boston Moving To Fan Pier
    —Clothing retailer Louis Boston has signed a lease for a 22,000-square-foot retail space at Fan Pier.
  • Louis Boston Moving To Fan Pier-Banker&Tradesman
    —High-end retailer Louis Boston will move from its Back Bay location to Boston’s Fan Pier in Spring 2010. 
  • Eco-Friendly Fish Tales
    —A 2-ton fish made of metal parts moved by barge yesterday from the Boston Harbor Shipyard in East Boston to the Fan Pier Marina.
  • Fan Pier Lands Big "Fish" Sculpture
    —A 40-foot-long, two-ton sculpture dubbed “The Fish” made a splash in Hub waters yesterday, traveling by barge from the Boston Harbor Shipyard in East Boston to its new home at the Fan Pier Marina.
  • Fish & Richardson Inks New Boston Lease
    —Law firm Fish & Richardson PC has signed a 124,000-square-foot lease to relocate to the South Boston waterfront.
  • Fan Pier Builder Thinks Temporary
    —The next stage of Fan Pier likely will be a temporary one. Fan Pier developer Joseph Fallon has petitioned a state agency to allow him to erect two temporary buildings while he waits to build out the 3 million-square-foot-project in earnest.  
  • Law Firm Moves Boston HQ To One Marina Park Drive
    —Fish & Richardson P.C. is relocating its Boston office to One Marina Park Drive, the new office building under construction along the city’s waterfront. 
  • International Law Firm Fish & Richardson Signs Lease To Occupy 124,000 SF At Fan Pier, Boston
    —Boston-based developer The Fallon Company is pleased to announce that the law firm of Fish & Richardson has signed a lease to occupy approximately 124,000 SF at ONE Marina Park Drive at Fan Pier Boston.
  • Waterfront Ambitions Rise In Boston
    —In the last decade two monumental public works campaigns — a cleanup of Boston Harbor and the infamously protracted Big Dig — were completed that were expected to set the stage for a 21st century transformation of downtown Boston. In April 2008, a city agency produced a summary of 250 construction projects that were planned…
  • Ocean Race Floods Hub With $20M
    —The Volvo Ocean Race wraps up its three week stay here tomorrow, leaving $20 million in spending by spectators, sponsors and participants in its wake.
  • It's Smooth Sailing In The Hub
    —On a picturesque Mother’s Day, $25,000 sailing aficionados found themselves hooked by a series of gnarly Volvo Ocean Race events at Fan Pier.
  • Fan Pier Readies For Volvo Race In April
    —From April 27 to May 16, 2009 the Volvo Ocean Race will make its only U.S. visit at Boston’s Fan Pier. 
  • One Marina Park: High Hopes For An Empty Building
    —Location may be everything in real estate, but developer Joe Fallon thinks he has a good timing, too. Fallon, president and CEO of The Fallon Co. in Boston, is behind One Marina Park Drive, an 18-story office tower being built-completely on spec-on South Boston’s Fan Pier. 
  • Waves Of Optimism For Waterfront
    —For more than a year now, the economic news has been discouraging. As we enter 2009, there are waterfront happenings, which give us reasons to celebrate.
  • Shot In The Arm For Boston Development
    —Boston’s commercial real estate development market, which has seen many projects stall over the past few years, may be getting a shot in the arm in the form of several high-profile project approvals, as well as a plan to dole out millions of dollars in loans to stalled developments. 
  • One Marina Park Drive Topped Off
    —Construction of One Marina Park Drive hit an important milestone Wednesday: The topping off. 
  • New Life (sciences) In South Boston
    —No Boston neighborhood has seen more dramatic shifts in its core employer base in recent years than the South Boston waterfront.
  • Life Sciences Could Find S. Boston Waterfront Berth
    —No Boston neighborhood has seen more dramatic shifts in its core employer base in recent years than the South Boston Waterfront. 
  • Setting Sail In Style
    —Newport native and Puma skipper Ken Read and his crew set off from the Newport Shipyard yesterday on the swanky red-sailed Il Mostro, which they’ll steer through four oceans in the 37,000-mile Volvo Ocean Race. 
  • Hot Construction
    —We’ve walked by the construction-banner-wrapped fences on our way to the ICA or a concert at the Pavilion more times than we can count. But recently, Fan Pier has begun to feel like a reality — and, thus, so has the concept of the Seaport District as a desirable, neighborly ‘hood.
  • Three Biotech Companies Are Relocating To Boston
    —Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino plans to disclose this morning that three small-to-midsize biotech companies are moving to the city, bringing hundreds of jobs.
  • Fan Pier To Host Race Stopover
    —Fan Pier was confirmed Thursday as the sole North American stopover when the Volvo Ocean Race – a round-the-world race that spans 37,000 nautical miles and makes 11 stops – is run in April and May of next year.
  • New Bond Bill Could Be Likely Boon For Fallon, Others
    —Fan Pier developer Joseph Fallon might just find himself in line to receive millions courtesy of a bill spearheaded by his pal, Boston Mayor Thomas Menino. 
  • Turner Const. Selected As GC For $125m Office Building At Fan Pier
    —Turner Const. selected as GC for $125m office building at Fan Pier One.
  • Construction Underway For $125 Million Tower
    —Turner Construction Co. has begun construction for ONE Marina Park Drive, a new $125 million Class A office building that is part of the Fan Pier development in Boston.
  • Fan Pier Mixed-Use Development Underway
    —Turner Construction Co. has begun construction for ONE Marina Park Drive, a new $125 million Class A office building that is part of the Fan Pier development in Boston. 
  • New England Construction
    —Turner Construction Co. has been selected by The Fallon Co. to serve as the general contractor for a $12 million office building at Fan Pier on Boston’s waterfront. The building, know as One Marina park Drive, is scheduled for completion in late 2009.
  • Fan Pier Work Pushes Harbor Change Forward
    —After decades of planning, and sometimes crushing setbacks, the vision of a new neighborhood along the waterfront near the Moakley courthouse and Fan Pier is starting to finally take hold.
  • Turner Chosen As Fan Pier Contractor
    —Turner Construction Co. has been selected by The Fallon Co. to serve as the general contractor for a $12 million office building at Fan Pier on Boston’s waterfront.
  • Fan Pier Boston Confirmed As Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 U.S. Stopover Venue
    —Fan Pier Boston Confirmed as Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 U.S. Stopover Venue
  • Sailing With Salma
    —Preparations for the April-May 2009 Volvo Ocean Race are underway.
  • Turner To Construct $125M Fan Pier Office Building In Boston
    —Turner Construction Co. has been selected by The Fallon Co. to serve as the general contractor for a $125 million office building at Fan Pier on Boston’s waterfront. 
  • Fallon Co. Picks Turner Construction For 18-story Fan Pier Building
    —Turners Construction Company has been selected as general contractor for One Marina Park Drive, a $125 million office building planned at Fan Pier on Boston’s waterfront. 
  • Development Booming Along Boston's Waterfront
    —They are building in Boston on the waterfront-three cranes are making for making way for a billion dollar investment. Known as Fan Pier, there be will almost three million square feet of offices, homes, a marina, a hotel and more.
  • Construction Sites Rising (Finally) On The South Boston Waterfront
    —Over the coming decade, Bostonians will witness that rarest of things in a centuries-old city: the birth of an entirely new neighborhood.
  • Built To Last
    —If the Globe were all I read each day, I’d think that One Franklin, Fan Pier, and the Rose Kennedy Greenway were the only important developments here. 
  • "Big Dig" Done, Office Developments Rise
    —With rents rising and the “Big Dig” finally completed after 16 years, Boston is seeing a surge of office development. 
  • Developer Wants To Add Lab Space To Waterfront Project
    —Fan Pier developer Joseph F. Fallon said he wants to add laboratory space to his three-million square-foot project on the South Boston Waterfront, where he broke ground in September for an office building.
  • Jimmy's Site Being Reborn On Waterfront
    —Jimmy’s Harborside Restaurant, a landmark on the South Boston Waterfront for decades, will be replaced by two mostly glass buildings with two large restaurants and a waterside public plaza. 
  • Fan Pier Office Segment Kicks Off
    —The Fallon Co. broke ground on One Fan Pier Blvd., the first office structure to grace Boston’s Fan Pier mixed-use development, which will span 21 acres along the Boston Harbor at an expected cost of $3 billion.
  • The New ICA At One Year
    —Joe Fallon is becoming Boston’s Mr. Waterfront. The Boston developer is part of a team now building the convention center hotel, a Westin, due to open in June. One of his apartment buildings across from Jimmy’s Harborside is open and 40 percent leased, and his neighboring building, with 308 condos, should be open next summer,…
  • Groundbreaking At Fan Pier
    —Boston-based development firm, The Fallon Company, headed by President & CEO Joseph Fallon, broke ground recently on Fan Pier’s first office building, paving the way for the city’s most ambitious environmentally-friendly 21st century neighborhood. 
  • From Empty Lots To Bustling Waterfront
    —On an empty stretch along the South Boston waterfront, hundreds of guests and dignitaries gathered in late September to celebrate the groundbreaking for Fan Pier, a 21-acre, $3 billion mixed-use development.
  • $3B Fan Pier Cheered On
    —Costs to build out Boston’s Fan Pier are now expected to hit $3 billion, which could make the major harborside development project the most expensive ever built in Boston. 
  • Fan Pier Project Under Way
    —Glitzy office buildings. High-end condos. A five-star hotel. Mega yachts roaming Boston Harbor. They’re all part of the South Boston waterfront’s long-awaited, $3 billion Fan Pier project, which officially broke ground yesterday on its first office building. The project, being developed by The Fallon Co., will include 3 million combined square feet of residential, commercial,…
  • Fan Pier Rising
    —Despite its dazzling location on the South Boston waterfront, the Fan Pier was starting to feel like a bedeviled backwater after Nicholas Pritzker, chairman of the Hyatt Development Corp., abandoned his plan for a hotel, office, and luxury housing complex there a few years ago. A bad turn in the real estate market that coincided…
  • Fan Pier Finally Rises
    —Despite its dazzling location on the South Boston waterfront, the Fan Pier was starting to feel like a bedeviled backwater after Nicholas Pritzker, chairman of the Hyatt Development Corp., abandoned his plan for a hotel, office, and luxury housing complex there a few years ago. A bad turn in the real estate market that coincided…
  • Luxury Condos Planned For S. Boston's Fan Pier
    —The highly anticipated Fan Pier project, which broke ground on its first office building yesterday in South Boston, will include more than 1 million square feet of luxurious residences, most with harbor views.
  • Fan Pier Begins As Harbor Building Slows
    —Boston developer Joseph Fallon will break ground today on Fan Pier – a $1 billion-plus bet on Boston’s waterfront that comes even as the local real estate and financial landscape is shifting.
  • Breaking Ground At Fan Pier
    —When you’ve waited almost 50 years for a groundbreaking, it has to be a memorable one. Fan Pier’s kickoff today was a party to remember.
  • First Phase Of Mammoth $4B Green Development In Boston Kicks Off
    —The Fallon Co. broke ground today on the 500,000-square-foot One Fan Pier Boulevard, which will be the first office structure to grace the high-end 3 million-square-foot fan Pier mixed-use development in Boston. Spanning 21 acres along the harbor, the entire development – already home to the one-year-old Institute of Contemporary Art-will cost$3 billion to complete…
  • Fallon Breaks Ground On Fan Pier
    —Banners have been advertising that “Fan Pier is Here” for months. On Wednesday that statement finally came true when developer Joseph Fallon and local dignitaries held a groundbreaking ceremony for the first 500,000-square-foot office building on the south Boston waterfront site.
  • Fan Pier: Much Ado About Something
    —“Thanks to our many years of planning, this will be a place all Bostonians can enjoy,” Mayor Thomas Menino proclaimed today at the ceremonial groundbreaking of Fan Pier, a 21-acre development on the South Boston waterfront.
  • Groundbreaking For Fallon's Fan Pier A 500,000s/f Dev.
    —A ground breaking ceremony for first building at the $1 billion Fan Pier project is scheduled for Sept. 26. 
  • Fan Pier Project Nears Start; Fallon To Tackle Tower First
    —The long-awaited Fan Pier project will begin construction at the end of September, kicking off a $1 billion-plus development expected to transform South Boston’s fast developing waterfront.
  • MRE Celebrates Opening Of Residential Building In South Boston
    —Milton Residences for the Elderly and Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino joined developer Joseph Fallon, South Boston Elderly Residences, and the community for a ribbon-cutting ceremony June 4 to celebrate the addition of the 376 West Fourth Street Apartments to the community. The newly renovated residential building boasts 18 affordable one-bedroom apartments for the elderly.
  • Fan Pier Fantastic
    —After 20 years of controversy, a building has been constructed on the parking lot that occupies the best undeveloped site on the Boston waterfront. This one-story marketing center looks nothing like the lavish 18-story office building or 20-story hotel/condominium building that are among those planned for the site. 
  • Billboards Push Fan Pier Offices
    —Fan Pier developer Joseph Fallon has unleashed an unusual marketing blitz – featuring billboard ads aimed at office tenants – as he prepares to break ground on the giant waterfront project this fall.
  • Fan-Tastic Voyage
    —When Joe Fallon plunked down $115 million in September 2005 for Fan Pier, the 21-acre site that sits next to Boston’s Financial District and overlooks Boston Harbor, it was only the beginning of his quest to do what many before him had attempted — and failed — to do during the past 25 years: convert…