Enterprise Research Campus Update #41(Week of May 20, 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.


  • Work will be underway this Saturday, May 18, starting at 7 a.m.
    • Crews will be preparing for concrete placements and steel detailing.
    • Tower cranes will be operational.
  • Concrete operations are ongoing.
  • A concrete placement at the mid-rise residential building is scheduled for an early start at 5:30 a.m. on Friday, May 25.
  • Steel detailing will take place at the hotel, now up to Level 10.
  • Utility tie-ins continue inside the site on Trotting Avenue.
  • Intermittent use of power trowels for concrete finishing may take place after 6 a.m.
  • Visible work is underway with work progressing to level eight and nine of the high rise and midrise residential buildings.

Laboratory and Office Buildings

  • A small crew will maintain site operations on Saturday, May 18.
  • Concrete operations continue with deck placements beginning next week.
  • The two tower cranes are operating, and structural steel continues to be delivered and installed on both the east and west buildings.


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

Treehouse Conference Center

  • Work will take place this Saturday, May 18.
    • Crews will be removing scaffolding.
    • Masons will be working on the core.
    • A crane will be operating on site.
  • Crews will also be removing scaffolding on Sunday, May 19 starting at 7 a.m.
  • Work is underway on the elevator cores with a concrete wall placement next week.
  • Backfilling operations are ongoing.
  • Crews are preparing for mass timber install later this month.
  • Final inspections and connections for temporary power are expected. Eversource may intermittently be on site and off Western Avenue.

Building Mock-Ups

  • Punchlist work and other adjustments are ongoing on all five mockups.


  • The site’s four 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, Thursdays or Fridays from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. alternating weekly.
    • No drone flight is expected this month.