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Coolest Office Buildings Financial District Boston
Boston's Financial District

The Coolest Office Buildings You Wish You Worked In

Check out the best office buildings with top notch design, amenities, and tenants in in Boston's Financial District.
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53 State Street

53 State Street, Exchange Place

Quick take: 53 State Street, or Exchange Place, is a mix of historic and modern - it combines the old Boston Stock Exchange Building, with a new 41-story, reflective blue glass, modern office tower. But what really pulls businesses into this space is the roof deck. 

Square feet & occupancy: Built in 1983, this 40 story office property spans 1.1M square feet. 

Sample Tenants: Rubin and Rudman, Aetna, Savills Studley, Altenex, Alliance Bernstein, Press Ganey Associates, Institute for Healthcare Optimization, Boston Consulting Group, SAP, Marcum, Hill Holiday, Acquia, and more.

Onsite Amenities: Aside from an incredible roof deck specifically for tenants, the lobby boasts beautiful workspace, Martin's News stand, Squeeze Juice Company, Au Bon Pain, Citizen's Bank, and a shoe shine. Tenants also have access to a private fitness center and conference rooms.  

Sustainability: In addition to being LEED Platinum certified, in 2017, ENERGY STAR gave Exchange Place a rating by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the “Most Energy Efficient Buildings” Energy Star rating with a score of 92. 
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Property manager: Lincoln Property Company

Broker: Cushman & Wakefield

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Address:
53 State St, Boston, MA 02109
(617) 619-4700
glenn.verrette@cushwake.com

1 International Place Financial District Boston

1 International Place

Quick take: 1 International Place is easily recognized on the Boston skyline, known for its atrium lobby, outdoor seating, and collection of retail and service amenities.  

Square feet & occupancy: 1 International Place is a 1.8 million-square-foot multi-tenant office and retail complex. Built in 1987, it is Boston's sixth-tallest building, standing 600 feet tall and housing 46 floors. The building boasts distinctive circular floor shapes where more people benefit from city and water views. The team at 1 International Place emphasizes tenants' ability to comfortably place more people in less space that's higher quality and value per square foot.

Sample Tenants: Citgroup, UBS, JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank, Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo, PayPal, Eaton Vance, Proskauer, Greenberg Traurig, Choate Hall & Stewart, and many more. 

Onsite Amenities: Au Bon Pain, Kane's Handcrafted Donuts, Starbucks, The Palm, Bush Quality Cleaning & Tailoring, Day Care Center, Mayani Dental Group, International Hairstyling, Legal Shoe Shine & Repair, Republic Fitness, US Postal Service, Louis Barry Florist, Patriot News & Sundries, Santander Bank, a parking garage, and Eddie’s Professional Car Wash & Detail. 

Sustainability: N/A 
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Landlord: The Chiofaro Company

Broker: PGIM Real Estate

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Address:
100 Oliver St, Boston, MA 02110
(617) 330-5250
info@chiofaro.com 

One Post Office Square Boston

One Post Office Square

Quick take: One Post Office Square overlooks Norman B. Leventhal Park and offers spectacular views of the Charles River, Boston Harbor, and Boston skyline. The completely revamped and enhanced facade is a massive upgrade to the property. 

Square feet & occupancy: The 830,000-square-foot property is still leasing close to 40,000 square feet of available space. 

Sample Tenants: Haug Partners, UBS, First Republic, Pyramid Advisors, Resources Connection and more. 

Onsite Amenities: Connected to the five-star Langham Hotel, One Post Office Square boasts a number of on-site and nearby amenities including: Parkside Café, Catering by Flik, BOND restaurant & lounge, Tossed quick serve restaurant, a convenience store, First Republic Bank and ATM, ample parking, bike storage, a barber shop, and 24/7 security.

Sustainability: LEED Gold
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Management & Broker: JLL

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Address:
1 Post Office Square, Boston, MA 02109
(617) 316 6416
Kristen.Faia@am.jll.com

100 Federal Street Boston

100 Federal Street

Quick take: 100 Federal Street is a 41-story, Class A office tower that occupies an entire two-acre city block. The Federal Street side of the building boasts a brand new glass atrium which opened in February 2018 with 8,500 square feet of retail space, 500 square feet of kiosk space and an 8,990-square-foot “winter garden” at the street level at the glass atrium. There's rumors of a “farm-to-table” restaurant as well.

Square feet & occupancy: Acquired by Boston Properties in 2012, the building is 1,241,458 square feet. The new atrium addition adds 17,990 of square feet. 

Sample Tenants: TH Real Estate, Crescant Capital, Piper Jaffray, Bank of America, Putnam Investments, and more. 

Onsite Amenities: Bank of America, FiDi Fitness Center, Natural Image Salon, Red Barn Coffee Roasters, Fooda in the lobby, a street level parking garage, and the Boston College Club on the 36th floor.

Sustainability: LEED Silver
TelCo: 
Light-Tower, Verizon, AT&T, Comcast, and Level 3
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Heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) services are provided from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday

Management & Broker: Boston Properties

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Address:
100 Federal St, Boston, MA 02110
(617) 236-3678
pmulvihill@bostonproperties.com 

One Federal Street Boston

One Federal Street

Quick take: One Federal Street is a 38-story office tower renovated more than once between 1992 and 2011. Main draw is its beautiful roof garden and event space. 

Square feet & occupancy: One Federal Street features a rentable area of 1,118,355 square feet and a below-grade, two-story parking garage.

Sample Tenants: Major tenants include Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, AON Service Corporation, Credit Suisse, J.P. Morgan, Oppenheimer and U.S. Bank.

Onsite Amenities: The Harvard Club, located on the top floor of the building, covered garage parking for tenants, Starbucks kiosk, EverybodyFights boxing gym, and 90FS which is a newer 6,000 sq. ft. multi-use indoor space with direct access to 21,500 sq. ft. outdoor terrace.

Sustainability: LEED Gold
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Management and broker: Tishman Speyer

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Address:
1 Federal St, Boston, MA 02110
(617) 748 7510
bbrown@tishmanspeyer.com