Ink Block, South End, Boston, Massachusetts

Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Owner: National Development
Client: Cranshaw Construction
Architect: Elkus Manfredi Architects
Engineer: AHA Consulting Engineers

Project Summary

Ink Block, located at the site of the old Boston Herald headquarters is the home to 315 new residential units in three unique buildings, a 50,000 square foot space for Whole Foods Market, an additional 20,000 square foot retail space, outdoor pool and a parking garage.


Intergrating 800A of electrical service and fire alarm systems across three mixed use buildings including residential units, retail spaces, and a parking garage all within an aggressive project schedule.


Through extensive planning and continuous coordination of project schedules with the general contractor, NStar, and material vendors State Electric was able to ensure all of the required equipment and manpower were on site as needed to complete the project on time.

“Never in my experience have I had the pleasure to work with a better team. From schedule to manpower to material and equipment to prosecute the work. This team was incredible. Such a professional team of gentlemen.”

~Martin H. Gordon, Project Manager, Cranshaw Construction

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