Location: 501 Boylston Street in Boston
Developer: Beacon Capital Partners
Architects: Elkus/Manfredi Architects
Size: 10 stories totaling 610,000 square feet
Buzz: Formerly the New England Life building, the mixed-use redevelopment will turn the first two stories into 112,000 square feet of retail space. The original metalwork and gold leaf ceiling also will be restored.