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Commonwealth Pier Revitalization Project

South Boston Waterfront
Land Sq. Feet
823,284 sq ft
Gross Floor Area
737,560 sq ft
BPDA Contact
Project Description
Commonwealth Pier Trust II (the "Proponent") and its affiliates have owned and occupied the Seaport World Trade Center (the "SWTC") on the prominent Commonwealth Pier for over three decades. The proposed revitalization of the SWTC is a transformative project that will modernize and reposition the existing building and Commonwealth Pier for its next generation of use as a vibrant place for work, retail, events and active public waterfront experiences within the city's Seaport District. While the existing building and project site require a significant infrastructure investment to enable the adaptive re-use and revitalization, the project has tremendous potential to create an exciting, flexible, and creative workspace that attracts and retains talented employees and provides a unique waterfront experience for the public. The project will enhance its current uses by replacing the existing exhibition hall with new public realm spaces and improvements and expanded ground-floor retail space, as well as creating new flexible and innovative office space and first-class event spaces.

Project Phase

  • Letter of Intent
  • Under Review
  • Board Approved
  • Under Construction
  • Construction Complete


South Boston Waterfront Large Project