Enterprise Research Campus Update #31 (Week of March 11, 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, March 9 starting at 7 a.m.
    • Crews will be preparing for concrete placements.
    • Tower cranes will be operational.
  • Concrete operations are ongoing.
  • Intermittent use of power trowels for concrete finishing may take place after 6 a.m.
  • Crews continue erecting the hotel core structure.
  • Visible work is underway on the sky deck, level two and beginning on level three.
  • Temporary overhead electrical connection has been installed on site to power the field trailers and has eliminated another large generator on site.

Laboratory and Office Buildings

  • Structural steel is being delivered and installed on the first floor of the west tower using the tower crane.
  • The foundation wall will be completed next week and all bracing removed.
  • Temporary power is installed on site.


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

Treehouse Conference Center

  • Work will take place this Saturday, March 9, starting at 7 a.m.
    • Concrete crews will be preparing for placements.
  • Work is underway on the elevator core.
  • Concrete placements and rebar operations are ongoing.
  • Temporary power is being installed on site.  Eversource may use a vacuum truck.

Building Mock-Ups

  • Work is ongoing at the Residential/Hotel mockups.
  • Treehouse Conference Center mockup work is finishing up.
  • Punchlist work is ongoing at the Laboratory mockup.


  • The site’s three tower cranes have been erected and are operational. They are designed to move or “weathervane” in the wind.
  • Drones will be in use bi-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 Wednesdays or Thursdays from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. alternating weekly.
    • No drone flight is scheduled this month.
  • After hours snow removal operations will be ongoing throughout the winter months during periods of inclement weather.