Newbury Street retail addition

Project Description

18,000 sf retail addition and re-development project included a gut renovation of two 4,500 sf brownstones, removal of an existing top story penthouse and the addition of a 9,000 sf brick veneered building. The new addition foundation system included drilled and grouted helical piles capped with concrete grade beams and piles caps. New exterior finishes included lead coated copper paneling, aluminum windows with wrapped break metal details, and glass railings along front curb and balconies. New concrete block elevator shaft was built within the addition space along with new stairway shafts for egress requirements. New front and rear balconies received stainless steel guard railing and IPE decking systems. The existing building penthouse was removed, steel shoring beams were installed to create new masonry openings throughout, floor lines were reframed and reinforced with steel columns and beams. All new utilities were brought into the building including the installation of a stormwater recharge system beneath the rear parking lot.

Project Highlights

  • Ground up construction

  • Renovation

  • Structural shoring

  • Drilled helical piles

  • Concrete grade beams

  • Concrete flatwork

  • Utilities

  • Water recharge systems

  • Steel framing

  • Block elevator & stairway shafts

  • Aluminum storefront units

  • Stainless steel railings

  • Glass railings

  • Lead coated copper paneling

  • Rubber roofing

“Precon’s ability to work on projects with challenging site logistics like this one was impressive, and their professionalism, level of management and permitting expertise exceeded our expectations.”


Ownership: Glynn Hospitality Group
Architecture: Grassi Design
Photography: Keitaro Yoshioka Photography