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Boston Technology Center - 176 Lincoln Street, Brighton Outline Building Specifications

Building Architectural Features

  • Architectural precast stone & glass exterior
  • Extensive exterior window line
  • First Class Lobby design and construction
  • Extensive internal skylit atrium
  • Flexible tenant layout allowing individual tenant identity entry points.

Structure and Dimensions

Floor Area

  • 1st floor 146,419 rentable square feet
  • 2nd floor 131,266 rentable square feet
  • 3rd floor 128,030 rentable square feet
  • Penthouse 11,850 rentable square feet
  • Total Area - 417,565 rentable square feet


  • Three-story steel frame structure with an exterior of architectural precast stone, metal panels and glass.
  • Roof mounted equipment, such as air conditioning, satellite dishes and antennas are supported on an additional level of structural steel dunnage to carry these loads independent of the deck and membrane.

Structural Clear Heights

  • 1st floor 16 ft. clear 3rd floor 15 ft. clear
  • 2nd floor 15 ft. clear Penthouse 16 ft. clear

Column Bay Spacing

  • 1st floor 30 ft. x 34 ft.
  • 2nd floor 30 ft. x 34 ft.
  • 3rd floor 30 ft. x 34 ft.

Structural Load Carrying Capacity

  • 1st floor 200 lbs. Per square foot live load
  • 2nd floor 150 lbs. Per square foot live load
  • 3rd floor 150 lbs. Per square foot live load
  • Penthouse 150-250 lbs. Per square foot live load

Roof Area

  • 44,200 SF of rooftop structural steel dunnage
  • Accessible by 10,000 lb freight elevator
  • Acoustic enclosure surrounding entire dunnage area


Parking & Transportation

  • Minimum 2.2 spaces per 1,000 RSF of building in surface and underground structured parking will be provided by landlord.
  • Internal building access to the garage will be provided by elevator
  • Shuttle bus transport can be operated between the building and major transit access points the nearby MBTA Green Line and Red Line at Harvard Square.

Shipping/Receiving/Loading Dock

  • Building features two (2) enclosed loading docks with a waste compactor

Building Mechanical Services and Utilities

Elevator Service

  • One (1) 10,000 lb. capacity hydraulic service elevator provides service to all three floors and will reach the roof.
  • Four (4) 3,500 lb. capacity passenger elevators provide service
    to all three occupied floors.

Power - Main Building Services

  • Boston Technology Center will receive power from Nstar Electric via 2 - Primary 15kV Customer Station / Switchgear Units.
  • Each Customer Station will accommodate 2 - 13.8kV DSS {Distribution System Supply} lines capable of supporting 10 MVA per circuit.

Power-Base Building/Tenant Distribution

  • Three (3) 3000 KVA unitized Substations with transformation and 4,000 amp secondary distribution switchboard will be provided.
  • Three (3) 1000 A and one (1) 2,000 A vertical bus risers or similar distribution capacity to be determined by landlord to serve lab/R&D users.
  • A Rooftop substation will be provided to service roof top mounted air handling units and other equipment

Emergency Power Back-Up

  • Building will be provided with 500 kW life safety generator.

Riser Capacity

  • Multiple base building risers are available to support HVAC, plumbing, power and data distribution.


  • Core toilet and janitor closet areas
  • Domestic water service to building with main backflow prevention
  • Cold water risers for future tenant usage
  • Waste and vent stacks for future tenant usage
  • Master planned acid waste receptors
    Gas service to building with risers up to penthouse


  • The system that has been anticipated will support r cooling by eight (8) 500 ton evaporative cooled roofing (RTU'S) units. Each unit will have 100,000 CFM capacity with a minimum of 65% outdoor air capacity. Hot water heated by (3) 500 hp gas fired boilers distributed to RTU's and capped and valved at each heater for tenant connection.
  • Gas fired heating and electrical DX cooling package rooftop units to heat and cool the toilet core, common areas and lobby. Toilet exhaust system.

Disaster Compliance

  • The entire structure will be served with a wet sprinkler system. System may be modified with a dry preaction system supplemented with a FM200 system.
  • The finished structure will be in compliance with local seismic, weather and natural disaster codes.

Fiber Connectivity

  • Situated on major fiber optic local and long haul loops.
  • Multiple providers and points of connection located in the building.

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