Building Designs Respond to Climate and COVID Crises

People are increasingly concerned about how their immediate environs impact their health, with special attention to the indoor air quality of spaces we inhabit every day.

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As Winthrop Center rises, Bloomberg News goes behind the barricades

Rich Baumert and Kathy MacNeil, Managing Partner and Construction Manager respectively for developer Millennium Partners, recently took Bloomberg Baystate News Radio on a tour of the bustling Winthrop site in downtown Boston.

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A new Boston high-rise will be the largest office building to meet this exacting sustainability standard

When it’s 90 degrees and humid outside, or on a subzero day in January, this new office building in Boston will stay comfortable inside, but it will do so using notably less energy than its neighbors. The high-rise, with more than 812,000 square feet of office space...

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IN BOSTON, THE WORLD'S LARGEST PASSIVE HOUSE OFFICE TOWER IS ON THE RISE

John Fernandez is a tenured professor of architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), so it might seem an odd coupling that this academic would be associated with high-end mixed-use developments.

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INSIDE WINTHROP CENTER’S CONSTRUCTION, GLITZY EFFORTS TO WOO OFFICE TENANTS

The concrete shell in downtown Boston that will soon be the world\'s largest Passive House office building is easy to miss, a nondescript construction site across

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Winthrop Center Construction Promotes Diversity and Equity

Developer Millennium Partners (MP) is working with Boston nonprofit Bill Moran & Associates to attract and sustain a diverse workforce in construction of Winthrop Center, a $1.3 billion skyscraper forecasted for completion in Boston’s Financial District by 2023.

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This will be the world's largest Passive House-certified office building

Boston’s Financial District will soon welcome the groundbreaking Winthrop Center, a year-round, mixed-use gathering space with a suite of impressive eco-friendly credentials.

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Millennium Partners’ Taidgh McClory Recognized for Leadership in Implementing Diversity and Inclusion Strategies in the Commercial Real Estate Industry

Millennium Partners Boston, the local arm of internationally recognized developer Millennium Partners, announced that Taidgh McClory...

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How Winthrop Center Was Saved

Millennium Partners Boston turns to lenders abroad to get Winthrop Center’s 2023 opening back on track.

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Winthrop Center could have been another Filene’s crater — until a Kuwait-backed fund saved it

Chris Jeffries feared that Winthrop Center — a $1.3 billion project poised to bring hundreds of residential units and hundreds of thousands of square feet of office space to Downtown Crossing — could become another crater in the middle of downtown Boston.

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MP Boston and Building Trades Unions sign Project Labor Agreement for Winthrop Center

MP Boston and the Building Trades Unions signed a groundbreaking Project Labor Agreement (PLA)

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MP Boston Signs PLA for Winthrop Center

MP Boston, developer of projects in downtown Boston, and the building trades unions announced the signing of a groundbreaking Project Labor Agreement (PLA).

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Winthrop Center Construction Could Employ 1,400 Boston Residents

Developer Millennium Partners and local building trades have reached agreement on a project labor agreement.

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MP Boston and Building Trades Unions sign project labor agreement for Winthrop Center

MP Boston, developer of award-winning projects in Downtown Boston, and the Building Trades Unions are pleased to announce the signing of a groundbreaking Project Labor Agreement (PLA).

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Digging deep now, to soar later

This is the second installment in an occasional series on the construction of Winthrop Center, a 691-foot-tall office and condominium tower being build on the site where Winthrop Square garage once stood.

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At Winthrop Center project, they're digging deep so a tower can rise

It's the wee hours in Quebec, and an 18-wheel truck loaded with a massive steel support fires up its engine. The driver needs to cross the border into the United States just as drawn breaks, because federal law requires that such massive shipments take place only during daylight hours.

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Winthrop Center Featured in the Fall Issue of Urban Land Magazine

Among the largest developments anticipated are MP Boston’s Winthrop Center, an under-construction skyscraper that will have 1.4 million square feet of commercial, office and residential space, expected to be completed in fall 2022.

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Winthrop Center Focuses on Well-Being, Diversity

Anastasia sat down with Kathy MacNeil, principal at Millennium Partners (MP) Boston, to talk about the Winthrop Center, a $1.3 billion development in downtown Boston,

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First look: Check out Winthrop Center’s planned public spaces

Winthrop Center’s developer offered the Business Journal a first look at several of the project’s interior and exterior views.

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Millennium Partners and MIT team up to reimagine what it means to design with a purpose

The future of architectural design is understanding how to create a place that will adapt to lifestyles and behaviors across different generations.

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An early look into Winthrop Center’s eco-friendly and tech-savvy interior

The 691-foot Winthrop Square tower will feature more fresh air, a proprietary app, and an electromagnetic-free zen room.

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Winthrop Center’s ‘Great Hall’ becomes ‘the Connector’

Still grand in scope, the privately owned public space will run between Devonshire and Federal streets and have room for events

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Gains for Diversity in Construction Jobs

Kathleen MacNeil of MP Boston and Apprentice Electrician Sophia Shepard talk about steps toward increasing diversity in hiring for construction jobs at a time of continued growth--including the Millennium Partners Winthrop Center project.

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The Master Plan for a $28 Million Renovation of Boston Common Is a Go

A $28 million investment in Boston Common, the nearly 400-year-old park that could really use a face-lift, took a big step forward this week.

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Winthrop Center Breaks Ground With A Bang

More than a decade after a different developer tried to build a 1,000-foot skyscraper, Millennium Partners broke ground on a shorter, albeit still towering, mixed-use development on the same spot.

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Boston Celebrates Groundbreaking at Winthrop Center

On Wednesday night, city officials came together to celebrate Winthrop Center, which is set to be completed spring 2022. Winthrop Center will feature office work space, residential units, retail, dining, and commercial space, along with a curated public gathering space in the heart of Downtown.

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Winthrop Square tower developer sets official groundbreaking date

Developer MP Boston is planning an October 24 groundbreaking for the 691-foot, approximately 1.6 million-square-foot skyscraper at the site of the former Winthrop Square Garage in downtown Boston. Mayor Marty Walsh is expected to be the guest of honor.

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Millennium Partners' Chris Jeffries is 'ready to go' with Winthrop Center

The Business Journal spoke to Christopher M. Jeffries, Millennium Partners' founding partner and principal, to discuss the long road to get to the Winthrop Center groundbreaking.

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Developers break ground at Winthrop Square

Millennium Partners broke ground for a new $1.3 billion tower yesterday in the Financial District, launching one of the largest construction projects in the state. Officials say the skyscraper will generate more than 2,800 construction jobs and bring in over $15 million annually in property tax revenue.

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Winthrop Square tower groundbreaking set for Wednesday

The tent is up. The stage is ready. Late Wednesday afternoon, city officials and developers will celebrate the official start of work on a building that has been years in the making.

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