BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Equity Office and South Station today announce that the Red Line Escalator/Stair will re-opened at South Station on April 13, 2014. The stair had been closed for infrastructure renovations and upgrades. The project has also included installation of new restrooms, a two-level escalator, and other improvements, along with construction of the new CVS/Pharmacy due to be complete in July, 2014.
“Our team would like to thank South Station’s commuters and travelers for their patience, and we look forward to providing added amenities that go along with this project,” said Mark Smith, Market Managing Director, Equity Office.
South Station is located in the heart of Boston’s major business district and serves as the major downtown commuter rail station. It is a hub for the MBTA, Boston’s primary public transportation system, and a main stop for Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor Service. The Station is estimated that 130,000 travelers pass through South Station each day.
Equity Office (www.equityoffice.com) is one of the largest commercial property owners in New England with more than 9.5 million square feet of space in the region, and with a portfolio encompassing approximately 70 million square feet of Class A office space under management in superior locations throughout the country. Equity Office is an affiliate of The Blackstone Group, a pre-eminent global equity firm providing significant financial strength and long term stability.