Project Profiles

Winthrop Center

Dubbed Boston’s “next great public space,” Winthrop Center will invigorate the city’s financial district. When completed, this 1.8-million square feet of residential, business and retail space will meet LEED Platinum standards. Meeting even more rigorous certifications, the Winthrop Center will be the largest Passive House office building in the world. It is slated to be a year-round premier gathering place for art shows and farmer’s markets along with permanent retail shops and restaurants.


General Commercial





Office Buildings




Boston, MA


MP Boston

Boston, MA


Handel Architects, LLP

Boston, MA

General Contractor

Suffolk Construction Company

Boston, MA

Subcontractor/ Drywall Sub

Century Drywall, Inc.

Lincoln, RI

Winthrop Center will be a “shimmering prism” in Boston’s financial district. Featuring a two-tower design facing Devonshire and Federal streets, this nearly 700-foot-tall building will create a new visual pinnacle in the heart of this city section.

When completed in 2023, it will be the fourth-tallest building in Boston. Spanning 1.8 million square feet, this 53-story office and condominium will include 750,000 square feet of office space and 400 residential units. Its Great Hall, or public lobby, will run between Devonshire and Federal streets and feature 31,000 square feet of restaurant and retail space and 21,000 square feet of meeting space.

Designed to be high-performance, energy-efficient and sustainable, various components will target Passive House, WELL Gold and LEED Platinum certification standards. To ensure quality in the Winthrop Center residences, the project team is using National Gypsum’s Gold Bond® PURPLE board.

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