Drum roll, please! The Boston East leasing office opens August 1 at the Atlantic Works Building, 80 Border Street, just a quick step or two away from the gorgeous new development that is sure to Wow all visitors.
There will be 26 affordable units here with six specifically intended for artists who want live/work/sell all in the same space. There will be another 174 market-rate apartments.
The usual quartz counters, walk-in closets, fitness center, fire pits, indoor/outdoor patio, and a doggie spa are a given for this luxurious place. See also the kayak and paddle board launch right out front, the gorgeous Harbor Walk, and the wonderful view. Many apartments have private patios or balconies. There is a rooftop gallery and a ground floor art gallery. The indoor parking garage is handy, as are on-site Zipcar and Hubway services. A concierge will attend to your needs, and package and grocery acceptance and storage should make living here a breeze.
To get to other places, walk 6 minutes to the Maverick T. Take a water taxi. It’s an easy ride to the Airport. And, downtown East Boston or Boston will provide all the cultural, retail, recreational, edible treats you might want.
The 26 affordable units are geared to those earning up to 70 percent of Area Median Income. Rents for the 11 one-bedroom affordable units are $1267 per month; for the 9 two-bedroom units, $1448 a month; for the 6 one-bedroom artist live/work/see units, $1448 a month.
Applications will be available at the leasing office. Call 617-Bos-East for more information.