With Vertex Completion Looming, Seaport District Rises

June 6, 2013

Ask him about the renaissance in Boston’s Seaport District created by his success signing Vertex Pharmaceuticals to occupy 1.1 million square feet of shiny new office and lab space and he’ll tell you the catalyst came long ago.


Out of the Office

Massachusetts State Sen. Jack Hart, Vertex CFO Ian Smith and Fallon Co. President and CEO Joseph F. Fallon in front of the final beam, which was later raised in a “topping off” ceremony to signify completion of the structural framework of 50 Northern Ave. on Fan Pier. Vertex will be moving into 1.2 million square […]

The Fallon Company celebrates placement of final beam on 3rd commercial tower at Fan Pier

The Fallon Co. celebrated another significant step toward the realization of its vision for Fan Pier, as Boston ironworkers raised the final beam to top the third commercial tower on the company’s 21-acre, LEED-certified, mixed-use development site.

Top Off Ceremony is set for Thursday Morning at Fan Pier

Fallon Co. has scheduled a “top off” ceremony for Thursday morning for its new office tower at Fan Pier in Boston. According to Fallon, the project is the country’s largest privately-funded development site. Among those expected to attend the ceremony are Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino; Joseph F. Fallon, chief executive of Fallon Co.; and […]

CBS Boston: "Bio-Tech Company’s Move To Fan Pier Big For Boston"

Vertex Pharmaceuticals is moving from Cambridge to the Seaport District.
Lisa van der Pool of the Boston Business Journal explains why this is such a big coup for the city of Boston.