new business from these seven designers, many of whom were
new to Jeffries,” says Webster, whose firm carries the company’s
line. When designer Ally Coulter wanted a cowhide area carpet
for the studio unit she designed, Webster introduced her to Kyle
Bunting rugs, which consigned one. One of her existing clients
is now working with Kyle Bunting.
Designers and vendors have pulled out all the stops. The
units range from studios to two bedrooms with three-view orientations and sell on average for $1,000 per square foot. Each has
a spectacular city view.
Designer Mark Christofi finished his one-bedroom space.
Collaborators include Maine artist Matt Cote of Portland Color
Lab, who created a mural in a 1970s mod design, photographer
Eric Roth, whose art fills a bedroom wall, Lux Lighting Design,
and Circle Furniture. “Everybody is in the same troubled eco-
nomic boat,” says Christofi. “Everybody saw the opportunity.
Webster estimates each designer team is spending $50,000
to $100,000 out of pocket, depending on the unit. Ahearn is get-
ting queries from nonprofits and trade groups that want to host an
event on the 20th floor. Talk about win-wins. The organizations
get to use showroom-quality space for free; the designers, vendors,
and contractors, not to mention the broker who put it all together,
get a year’s worth of exposure to potential clients.
Boston even gets some bragging rights: To the best of everyone’s knowledge, no other city has ever staged a marketing/sales/
design partnership like this.
if you lived here...
...you’d be tan now.
• outdoor, heated lap pool
20,000 sf landscaped deck
• on-site private gym
All in Boston’s 1st LEED Gold certified residential building.
Green living has never been so luxurious. 24-hour concierge,
deeded garage parking and over 30 floor plans - many with
private outdoor space! Now FHA approved. From $499,000.
Call today for a private showing.
141 Dorchester Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02127 617 899.4653