University Station is a mixed use development of retail, residential, office and hotel usage located in the southwest portion of Westwood, immediately adjacent to the MBTA/Amtrak/Route 128 train station, and the intersection of Interstates 93 and 95.
The first phase of the project will inlcude 500,000 square feet of retail and restaurant uses, 350 high-end residential units in close walking distance to the train station; and up to 100 units of assisted living and memory care senior living. Please go to www.universitystationwestwood.com for more development information. Please click here for tenant inquiry contact information
As part of phase 1 construction, the University Station Project has been completing the onsite infrastructure improvements including the installation of site utilities and relocation of Rosemont Road. The core retail and residential building pads have been prepared, which involved a significant amount of blasting and leveling of the construction area. Building Permits are now being applied for and vertical construction of the Hanover Residential units and the core retail including Wegmans and Target are expected soon.
Two additional components have been added to the first phase of construction. On December 17, 2013, the Planning Board issued its approval for the Life Time Fitness, an upscale fitness facility that includes a three-story building with approximately 125,643 sq. ft. of floor area. This establishment will be used for fitness, training, sports, educational, and personal services activities, and will include indoor and outdoor swimming pools. This portion of the proposed development will include surface parking for 568 cars and 16 bicycles.
On January 28, 2014, the Planning Board issued its approval for Bridges by Epoch Assisted Care facility which is a two-story building measuring approximately 32’ in height with approximately 61,000 sq. ft. of floor area, for use as 64 memory care assisted living apartments. This development will consist of four identical wings that will include resident apartments and shared dining areas, libraries, living rooms and activity areas, and a central core that will include a kitchen, administrative offices and shared amenities such as a lobby and main activity room. The proposed development will include 65 parking spaces adjacent to the building with access to and from University Avenue.
In addition to the vertical construction of the buildings, three roadway construction projects will begin in the next construction season.