Iron Works

National Development is partnering with AEW Capital Management to develop a 2 million-square-foot, two-city-block project in South Boston named Iron Works. Iron Works will include two life-sciences buildings, spanning a combined 650,000 square feet, as well as two residential buildings and 55,000 square feet of restaurant and retail space currently in the late stages of permitting. The project also features a revitalized former manufacturing complex at 10-80 Old Colony Avenue, now transformed into creative office, restaurant and retail space, and fitness and outdoor amenity spaces. Tenants include Castle Island Brewing, Tatte Bakery, Rock Spot Climbing, B/SPOKE pop up spin studio, and the headquarters for Freight Farms, an agriculture tech company. PKL, a 21,000-square-foot pickleball/restaurant/entertainment space, and Mei Mei, a dumpling factory and café, are scheduled to open Summer of 2022.


  • Category

    Life Science/Medical




    Mixed Use

    In Progress

  • Location

    South Boston, MA

  • Area

    135,000 SF

  • Year Completed