Enterprise Research Campus Update #26 (Week of February 5, 2024)

As the Enterprise Research Campus (ERC) project continues, we will provide project notifications that outline upcoming and impactful activities, including a map of the area for reference.


  • There will be work this Saturday, February 3rd, starting at 7AM.
    • Crews will be preparing for concrete placements and working on the high-rise core.
    • Tower cranes will be operational.
    • An electrical switchover from generator to temporary power is planned, which may continue on Sunday, February 4th.
  • Concrete operations are ongoing. A slab placement is planned for Tuesday, February 6th. Intermittent use of power trowels for concrete finishing will take place after 6PM.
  • Crews continue erecting the hotel core structure.
  • Visible work is taking place on the sky deck and level two.
  • A large generator is operating to provide temporary power to the site.
    • This generator will run 24/7 to support the power needs, especially heaters, on the site until installation of temporary power is complete.
  • The site’s two tower cranes have been erected and are operational. They are designed to move or “weathervane” in the wind.

Laboratory and Office Buildings

  • There will be no work this Saturday.
    • Some crews will be on site Sunday to turn on heaters in preparation for Monday’s concrete placement.
  • Concrete and rebar operations are ongoing.
    • Crews are working on wall placements with two to three placements a week.
  • A mat slab placement is scheduled for Monday, February 5th.
    • A 5AM start will be needed for this operation.
  • Crews are preparing for the first of two tower cranes to be erected towards the end of February.


  • This section of the site is currently being used for laydown space.

Treehouse Conference Center

  • There will be work this Saturday, February 3rd, starting at 7AM.
    • Crews will be working on basement walls rebar and formwork.
  • Concrete and rebar operations are ongoing.

Building Mock-Ups

  • Work will take place at the Residential/Hotel mockups.
  • Treehouse Conference Center mockup is awaiting Mass Timber delivery.
  • Punchlist work is ongoing at the Laboratory mockup.


  • Drones will be in use weekly to monitor construction progress on site.
    • Drones will be operated by licensed pilots in accordance with Harvard University and the City of Boston regulations.
    • Flights are weather dependent and are scheduled on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 7AM to 9AM alternating weekly.
    • A drone flight is scheduled on Wednesday, February 7th from 7AM to 9AM.