Enterprise Research Campus Update #32 (Week of March 18, 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 16 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 level three.   

Laboratory and Office Buildings

  • Structural steel continues to be delivered and installed on the first floor of the west tower using the tower crane.  
  • Under-slab plumbing/piping continues installation followed by placing drainage stone on the east building. 


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

Treehouse Conference Center

  • Work will take place this Saturday, March 16, 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

  • Punchlist work is ongoing on all five mockups.  


  • 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. 
    • A drone flight is scheduled for Thursday, March 21 from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.
  • After hours snow removal operations will be ongoing throughout the winter months during periods of inclement weather.