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Building Tour: The Eddy
Wed, April 26, 2017, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
What makes a building tic? How much goes into designing a high-end, sustainable apartment complex? The Eddy in Boston is a state-of-the-art building in East Boston and it's proof that apartments can be both beautiful and good for the environment.
Join us for a tour of Gerding Edlen's innovative, 250-unit residential complex with direct access to LoPresti Park, a city green space where residents and their families gather to relax, engage in water activities as well as enjoy the unmatched views of the city skyline. The Eddy has a state of the art co-generation plant on site which generates the electricity and hot water for the building.
The tour will circuit the mechanical rooms, co-gen plant, common spaces as well as the roof deck.
Speaking of the roof deck, once the tour concludes, Gerding Edlen will host an outdoors networking gathering with food, drinks, and plenty of fun!
About Gerding Edlen:
Gerding Edlen is one of the nation’s leading real estate investment and development firms focused on urban, infill, office, apartment, and mixed-use properties. Founded 20 years ago, the firm provides investors and partners an opportunity to achieve returns by creating and owning exceptional properties where people can live, work and learn. Uniquely grounded in the goals of creating transformational buildings, vibrant communities and investment quality assets, Gerding Edlen is committed to building high quality and deeply sustainable properties that ensure enduring value for its investor partners. Gerding Edlen’s Principles of Place guide the firm’s development efforts and ensure that properties create value for residents and tenants by creating and supporting communities. This commitment has led the firm to be a recognized national leader in sustainability, developing or re-developing more than 65 LEED certified or certified pending properties. Unique in the breadth of its in-house expertise, Gerding Edlen is an experienced developer and property manager in addition to its investment management, asset management, research, and acquisition capabilities, adding value to its properties throughout the ownership cycle.
What makes The Eddy so cool?
- Gerding Edlen is hoping to achieve a LEED Gold Certification for the complex
- the entire building is loaded with energy efficient lighting, smart thermostats, and Energy Star-rated appliances
- The Eddy has been designed to perform 28% more efficiently than the average building
- easy access to cargo bikes, Hubway stations and kayaks to explore the surrounding area
- built with an 18" curb wall to make The Eddy more resilient to increasing storm surge events
- the construction process includes an agressive waste recycling program