Air Rights/ Overbuild

Railyards, transit stations, tunnels, commuter lines, highways, and often even other buildings are positioned in the heart of our communities that create holes in the overall urban fabric. McNamara Salvia has tested, pursued, and realized many new Air Right and Overbuild opportunities for our Clients to optimize the business potential of the sky.
Additional Experience
ProjectCity, StateProject Description
201 BrooklineBoston, MA506,000 SF, 14-story, 208-foot office and laboratory building
South Station TowerBoston, MA51-story mixed-use tower and 6-level parking structure built over New England’s biggest Intermodal station
Parcel 12Boston, MA545,000 SF mixed-use development with (2) buildings built over Massachusetts Turnpike
Raffles Boston Back Bay Hotel & ResidencesBoston, MA33-story mixed-use tower partially built over the I-90 Massachusetts Turnpike
100 Necco at ChannelsideBoston, MA8-story structure constructed over the Ted Williams Tunnel
Amtrak ConsultingNew York, NYStructural consulting for Amtrak to provide technical support for interaction with adjacent Hudson Yards Project
Copley TowerBoston, MA52-story building constructed above I-90 eastbound and westbound
West Side TowerNew York, NYCantilever tower over Lincoln Tunnel approach with construction sequence analysis
Echelon at Seaport SquareBoston, MA(3) mixed-use towers constructed directly over an operating light rail tunnel
The Viola Back BayBoston, MA11-story mixed-use development built above Massachusetts Turnpike and subway
South Boston Waterfront Transportation CenterBoston, MA9-story, 500,000 SF parking garage built partially over I-90 tunnel structure
The BeverlyBoston, MA14-story mixed-use building constructed over the I-93 cut and cover tunnel
Yotel BostonBoston, MA12-story hotel built over an existing and continuously operating subway head house
One CanalBoston, MA12-story mixed-use building constructed completely over the I-93 cut and cover tunnel, the existing subway tunnels and substations
Waterside PlaceBoston, MAMixed-use project over the I-90 extension to the Ted Williams Tunnel
The VictorBoston, MA12-story luxury residential building constructed completely over the I-93 cut and cover tunnel
Atlantic WharfBoston, MA1,200,000 SF mixed-use building constructed above MBTA Silver Line tunnel
InterContinental Hotel and ResidencesBoston, MA21-story waterfront hotel using the ventilation system for the I-93 Central Artery as part of this design
Shaw’s Supermarket at the Prudential CenterBoston, MA52,000 SF, 3-story supermarket built directly over a highway and railroad lines
Providence Place MallProvidence, RI12-story mall with (2) parking garages built over the Northeast corridor Amtrak tracks, the Woonsocket River and (2) major utility corridors
CANA Parcel 2/4Charlestown, MAResidential parcels built above Route 1/I-93 interchange tunnel
USPS Redevelopment PlanningBoston, MAMixed-use complex over South Station Commuter Rail track expansion