Congress Square
40 Water St Boston , MA 02109

40 Water Street - Lease - office for lease

5,066 - 114,354 ft2
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Congress Square is a full city block comprised of office, retail, luxury residential and boutique hotel uses with unparalleled branding and high profile signage opportunities. Originally constructed in 1908, Related Beal is undertaking the redevelop- ment of one of Downtown Boston’s most visible and iconic addresses. Combining classic architecture with new systems, up-scale amenities and inviting public spaces, Congress Square will transform historic buildings into modern, efficient and dynamic offices. In addition, it will connect three of the city’s most important public outdoor spaces, City Hall Plaza, Faneuil Hall and Post Office Square, and has excellent access to public transportation and many of the city’s main arteries. Capitalizing on the firm’s extensive office experience, Related Beal presents a comprehensive plan to create office floor plates that address the needs of twenty-first century office users. Many of the existing vertical elements in the building will be removed, to create efficient and versatile office floor plates that retain the character and charm of a historic building. With all of the office space in close proximity to existing windows, the floor plates will be highly flexible for many different types of layouts from traditional enclosed office designs, to more modern open layouts, to high density seating. The building will also be reconfigured for over 35,000 square feet of retail along Congress, Water and Devonshire Streets, with both street and interior access to certain spaces. Related Beal’s plan for vibrant street level retail and restaurants also includes outdoor space on Quaker Lane, which today is used as a pass through for many pedestrians coming from City Hall and the State Street MBTA Station. A car-free outdoor space will be lined with restaurants, outdoor seating and landscaping.

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