Boston Booms as Workers Say No to Suburbs: Real Estate

Bloomberg- ‎ March 12, 2013‎
The South Boston waterfront was long a bleak area separated from the rest of .... Drew Co. is building Waterside Place, a $120 million mixed- use project in ...Read More

Massport reaps Seaport spoils

Boston Herald - ‎ Aug 22, 2012‎
The Massachusetts Port Authority has aggressively capitalized on its landlord status on the South Boston waterfront, boosting revenue from its real estate holdings by nearly 50 percent over the past five years, even as a deep recession derailed many projects in the growing district.

Waterside springs ahead

Boston Herald - ‎Jun 26, 2012‎
Southie waterfront developer John Drew is looking to lure Stop & Shop to the next phase at Waterside Place, the luxury apartment building he broke ground on yesterday.

'Pioneer' Seaport developer John Drew launches Waterside Place

Boston Herald - ‎Jun 26, 2012‎
Hub developer John Drew broke ground on Waterside Place today, marking a new beginning for the man known as the pioneer builder on the South Boston waterfront.

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The Drew Company, located in Boston, Massachusetts, is a privately held real estate development, management, and consulting firm founded in 1982 by John E. Drew. Best known for its deep experience in real estate development, management and consulting, the Drew Company currently oversees a broad range of ventures, spanning real estate, hospitality, technology, and entrepreneurial investment. 

Among notable real estate projects, the company developed the 2.5 million square foot Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center Boston Complex and the 3 million square foot Ronald Reagan Building in Washington D.C. The firm’s past developments include the Great Woods Center for Performing Arts (now called the Tweeter Center), the Bayside Exposition Center, and Constitution Plaza in Boston, MA. The company’s latest projects, Waterside Place and Waterside Crossing in Boston’s Seaport District, will feature retail shops, a hotel, residential units, and parking.

Drew Co. emerges as front-runner to develop Georgia World Congress Center hotel

Dec 1, 2015, 1:43pm EST

Boston, Mass.-based Drew Co. has emerged as a front-runner to develop a new convention hotel on the Georgia World Congress Center campus. A development committee of the Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA), the state agency that oversees the convention center, revealed the pick at a Dec. 1 meeting.

Drew Co. looks to build an 800-room hotel that could be flagged by Fairmont Hotels & Resorts or InterContinental Hotel Group.

Early rendering of proposed new GWCC hotel to be built on Northside Drive.

BBJ Real Estate Awards: John Drew, visionary (Video)

Thirty years ago, John Drew saw something few others saw in Boston: the potential for a booming Seaport District.

In the 1980s, the area was mostly a swath of surface parking lots, abandoned rail lines and often derelict buildings that time seemed to have passed by over the years.
But Drew and his partner, Fidelity Investments, saw something different and proceeded to develop the World Trade Center, the Seaport Hotel, the Seaport East and West buildings and other projects, all well before the recent building boom in the area..




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