– Photos by Donald Norton
The last block within Phase I of Assembly Row broke ground today. The last block will consist of 100,000 Square Feet of Class A office space and 30,000 Square Feet of retail space. Construction is progressing on schedule: a six-acre waterfront park is to open this summer, residential to begin pre-lease, a new Orange Line T station to open summer 2014, shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues to celebrate grand opening spring 2014.
Today’s speakers included Don Briggs, President, Federal Realty Boston, Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, United States Senator William Cowan and Jeffrey A. Simon, Assistant Secretary for Real Estate at MassDOT. Assembly Row is taking shape on the Mystic riverfront as Somerville’s newest neighborhood and Greater Boston’s most transit friendly corporate campus. Assembly Row is owned by Federal Realty Investment Trust.