Four Hot New Condo Developments for the Die-Hard Urbanite
Starting at: $935,000 for two bedrooms
Ready in: Winter 2018
GE’s new hires will appreciate the high-tech abodes inside Port45, a 105-unit residence set to open in Southie next winter. Each condo will be outfitted with a Crestron home-automation system, allowing residents to control lighting, temperature, and sound systems through their smartphone. And with electric-car-charging stations in the garage, there’ll be nothing holding you back from splurging on that Tesla.
45 W. 3rd St., 617-796-6084, port45boston.com.
The Jordan Lofts
Starting at: $2,500,000 for two bedrooms
Ready in: Spring 2017
This classic brick building in the SoWa district once housed industrial horse stables for the Jordan Marsh department store chain; now it’ll house the city’s upwardly mobile in 15 ultra-sleek condos, including three penthouses. The lofts boast high ceilings and large windows, plus enough space for a den, pantry, laundry room, and balcony.
477–481 Harrison Ave., 617-556-2900, thejordanlofts.com.
Boulevard on the Greenway
Starting at: $1,835,000 for two bedrooms
Ready in: Late spring 2018
The standout amenity at this development near the waterfront is its huge, maintenance-free front yard, better known as the Rose Kennedy Greenway. At the Boulevard on the Greenway, all 36 condos will have front-facing views of one of Boston’s most beloved green spaces. For a change of scenery, residents can kick back in the private outdoor area or pay a visit to the fitness center.
110 Broad St., 617-236-0711, theboulevardboston.com.
Starting at: $2,650,000 for three bedrooms
Ready in: Fall 2017
In an area where glass towers sprout up like weeds, this jewel-box-like Seaport complex will be a breath of fresh air. The nine units offer top-notch finishes, from Carrara marble countertops in the kitchen to Nemo Ruscello mosaic floor tiles in the master bath, and each enjoys access to a fireplaced common roof deck—except for the penthouse, which has its own 1,000-plus-square-foot terrace.
10 Farnsworth St., 617-236-0711, 10farnsworth.com.
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