Enterprise Research Campus Update #44 (Week of June 10, 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.


  • Preparation for weekday concrete placements will take place this Saturday, June 8 starting at 7 a.m.
  • Concrete operations continue.
  • Steel installation will continue at the hotel.
  • Concrete will be placed at the mechanical penthouse atop the midrise residential building.
  • The hoists (exterior construction elevators) and loading docks are being installed.
  • Work is progressing to level 10 of the high-rise building.
  • MEP work is ongoing.

Laboratory and Office Buildings

  • Concrete operations continue with deck placements.
  • Structural steel continues to be delivered and installed on both the east and west buildings.
  • The east building steel is up to level 4 and the west building is up to level 7.


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

Treehouse Conference Center

  • Work will take place this Saturday, June 8 starting at 7 a.m.
    • Masons will be working on the core and breaking down scaffolding.
  • Mass timber installation is underway with two trailer deliveries per week.
  • Core completion activity continues, expecting two concrete placements next week on Monday and Friday, weather permitting.
  • Final inspections and connections for temporary power are complete. Generators will be removed from site.

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 one weekday morning alternating weekly.
    • A drone flight will take place on Thursday, June 13 at 6 a.m.