Luxury residential tower with 212 boutique apartments to open at the end of this year
Skanska this week announced it has named its 1350 Boylston development as The Harlo, the firm’s second luxury multi-family development in Boston set to deliver this fall.
The 17-story, 183,000-square-foot tower, targeting LEED® Gold certification, will bring 212 boutique apartments and lofts to the lively Fenway neighborhood, home to some of the city’s finest cultural destinations, healthcare institutions and graduate schools, as well as renowned eateries, convenient retail and public transportation. When completed later this year, The Harlo will bring additonal vitality to the burgeoning neighborhood with its distinct architecture, and three casual, yet chic destination restaurants including Tatte Bakery & Café and Oath Craft Pizza.
The Harlo, derived from the word haven, will be a tranquil retreat with tailored amenities, expansive terraces and intimate lounges. The comfortable yet sophisticated community and amenities spaces are furnished by award-winning designer Mark Zeff. Zeff is based in Brooklyn, New York and has earned a reputation for deliveringauthentic, quality interiors that are high-end, and carefully crafted with understated elegance.
The buliding’s onsite amenities include:
- 18th floor Sky Deck with views of Fenway Park, Back Bay and Downtown
- 5th floor terrace with grills, canopies, a fire pit
- State-of-the-art fitness center, complete with a boxing bag, that opens out onto a outdoor yoga terrace
- Resident lounge with billiards and open workspaces
- Private study with room reservation capabilities
- Private dining and event space for reservation
- Pet spa
- Common area WiFi
- Private storage units
- Bike room
- 103 underground parking spaces
- Onsite Hubway station
The Harlo will be professionally managed by Bozzuto, which will provide custom service, 24-hour concierge, resident events, and an on-site community manager and staff.
“Skanska aims to create a unique living experience at each residential building we develop. The Harlo’s standout amenities and distinctive floor plans, including expansive lofts, appeal to a diverse group of people seeking the ultimate in urban convenience at home,” said Charley Leatherbee, head of Skanska’s real estate development operations in Boston. “The Fenway is home to an array of leading institutions, museums, sporting venues, and green space embodying Boston’s eclectic culture, and we’re eager to enhance the area further with The Harlo and its carefully selected retail.”
Located at 1350 Boylston Street in the center of The Fenway and at the bustling intersection of Boylston and Kilmarnock Streets, The Harlo residences are proximate to the MBTA’s Green Line, the Yawkey commuter rail station, and the Longwood Medical and Academic Area. The neighborhood’s destination retail includes Target and Sephora, and countless fast-casual dining and coffee shops such as sweetgreen, Saloniki Greek, Pavement, Tapestry and Blackbird; and trendy eateries like Tiger Mama and Hojoko.
Skanska has been building or restoring New England’s landmarks for more than 70 years, from Gillette Stadium and the Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research, to the Longfellow Bridge. Skanska self-finances the majority of its development projects and serves as the construction manager. The firm is responsible for developing and building “Boston’s most sustainable block” in the Seaport District, including 121 Seaport, the neighborhood’s first and only elliptical tower with 400,000 square feet of Class-A, flexible office space targeting LEED Platinum certification; 101 Seaport, the North American headquarters for PwC; and Watermark Seaport, a 300,000-square-foot, LEED Gold residential building with ground-floor retail, which is more than 95 percent leased. Skanska also developed 150 Second Street, a lab and office building in Cambridge, MA.
Skanska USA is one of the largest, most financially sound construction and development companies in the U.S., serving a broad range of clients including those in transportation, power, industrial, water/wastewater, healthcare, education, sports, data centers, government, aviation and commercial. Headquartered in New York with offices in 31 metro areas, we have more than 10,000 employees committed to being leaders in safety, project execution, sustainability, ethics and people development. In 2016, our work in building construction, civil and power/industrial construction, commercial development and infrastructure development (public-private partnerships) generated $6.8 billion in revenue. Global revenue of parent company Skanska AB, headquartered in Stockholm and listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, totaled $17.7 billion in 2016. Skanska shares are publicly traded in the U.S. on the OTC market under the symbol SKBSY through a Level I American Depository Receipt program.