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Mayor Menino Celebrates Groundbreaking on Longwood Center

Jun 21, 2012

Today Mayor Thomas M. Menino celebrated the groundbreaking on Longwood Center alongside project investors, future tenants, and community members. Longwood Center is a $350M project located in the heart of the LMA at the intersection of Longwood and Brookline Avenues.  The building will add 350,000 SF of needed R&D space in the LMA, Boston’s original life sciences cluster. Dana-Farber Cancer Institute will be the anchor tenant in the building with 154,000 SF. As part of the project, three Fenway neighborhood groups received $125,000 in community benefits. Seventy-five thousand dollars was granted to Fenway Community Health Center, $25,000 to Friends of Ramler Park, and $25,000 to the Fenway Community Development Corporation. The project is being developed by National Development and 3 other investors, Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Clarion Partners, and Charles River Realty Investors. The architect is Elkus Manfredi Architects. [caption id="attachment_7062" align="aligncenter" width="717"] Longwood Center Groundbreaking Celebration From left to right: Joel Marcus, Chairman & CEO Alexandria Real Estate; Representative Jeffrey Sanchez; Brian Kavoogian, President Charles River Realty Investors; Mayor Thomas M. Menino; Dr. Edward Benz, CEO Dana Farber Cancer Institute; Mark Weld, Managing Director Clarion Partners; Thomas Alperin, President National Development[/caption]     [caption id="attachment_7197" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Longwood Center Check Presentation[/caption]


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