Enterprise Research Campus Update #42 (Week of May 27, 2024)

All sites will not be working on the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 27, 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.


  • Concrete operations are ongoing.
  • Steel detailing will take place at the hotel, now up to Level 10.
  • Utility tie-ins continue inside the site on Trotting Avenue.
  • Work is progressing to level eight and nine of the high rise and midrise residential buildings.

Laboratory and Office Buildings

  • Concrete operations continue with deck placements.
  • The two tower cranes are operating, and structural steel continues to be delivered and installed on both the east and west buildings.
  • The east building steel is up to level 3 and the west building is up to level 6.


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

Treehouse Conference Center

  • Work will take place this Saturday, May 25 starting at 7 a.m.
    • Crews will be preparing the site for mass timber.
    • A dumpster will be swapped out.
  • Crews will begin installing mass timber on Tuesday, May 28.
  • Work continues on the elevator cores with a concrete wall placement next week.
  • 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. Three will be operational this week. They are designed to move or “weathervane” in the wind.
  • The projects’ work hours are Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. and Saturdays as permitted by the City of Boston from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Intermittent use of power trowels for concrete finishing may take place after 6 p.m.
  • 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 weekdays from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. alternating weekly.
    • A drone flight is scheduled for Tuesday, May 28 at 7 a.m.