Education First

Architect: Wilson Architects | Boston, MA
Location: 10 North Point Boulevard, Cambridge, MA
Construction Manager: Skanska USA

About The Project:

First Phase III (EF III) is a 12-story, 300,000-square-foot mixed-use building located North Point district. EF III features top-notch student housing, educational, office, and retail space, and will allow Education First (EF) and Hult International Business School to expand their North American operations, enhancing the institutions’ existing North Point international campus and providing students with a new on-campus housing option. EF III’s ground floor features a bike room, a fitness center, and a fitness-related retail space. Upper floors contain a mix of uses, including approximately 161,343 square feet of student housing containing approximately 278 units and 500 beds across the top seven floors, 22,754 square feet of office space, 14,566 square feet of student cafeteria and restaurant space with approximately 400 seats, and 13,873 square feet of student lounge and administrative space. 59,695 square feet of above-grade structured parking is located within the building.

Scope of work:

Seven (7) elevator cab interiors featuring seven (7) large mirror panels above the handrail elevation and stainless steel below. The island ceilings combine both recessed and perimeter LED lighting.