Woburn, MA

Hilton Boston/Woburn Hotel

Serving the Rubicon Companies and Davis Companies, B&F managed a $16M revitalization of the hotel's lobby, guestroom, and event spaces.

Hilton Boston/Woburn Hotel 1
OwnerThe Rubicon Companies and The Davis Companies
Project TypeHotel Renovation
Construction Cost$16M
Project Size344 Guestrooms
Architect & DesignerPerkins & Will
ProcurementThe Cardy Group
Public Space BuilderCM&B

Top to Bottom Transformation

Design & Model Roomss

We closely managed the design process to ensure the visions of the owner, designers, and the Hilton brand were incorporated into a solution that satisfied everyone and stayed within budget. The design phase included numerous product mock-ups and two fully completed model rooms approved prior to the start of construction.

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Independent Cost Estimates

As designs continued to evolve, ownership sought assurance their budgets could be maintained. They retained B&F’s Cost Estimators to prepare an independent 100% DD cost estimate. The estimate included hard costs and FF&E for all guestrooms, public spaces, and amenity spaces. It became a critical tool driving timing and pricing strategies.

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Successful Procurement Strategies

We helped to facilitate an agreement by all parties to hard bid the guestrooms and corridors package. B&F also managed a separate qualifications-based CM selection process for the restaurant and public spaces, due to the complexity and specialized scope. The use of two builders, coordinated by our team, ultimately led the project to success.

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A New Dining Destination

Creating a new food and beverage experience on the ground floor required new under-slab infrastructure, proper exhaust from the new kitchen within a 170’ atrium, and a new outdoor patio that encroached on nearby wetlands. B&F led the design, approvals, procurement, construction, and installation processes by facilitating clear lines of communication.

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Minimizing Disruptions

Throughout the renovation, B&F created, vetted, and shared schedules with all parties to mitigate the impact to paying guests. We were heavily involved in displacement strategies, work scopes, and during potentially noisy construction in the lobby and guestrooms. Guest complaints were minimal, and the hotel maintained high grades during visits from Hilton.

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Client Testimonial

"B&F is like an extension of our staff. They skillfully led the team from design through construction closeout, protecting our investment and delivering a high quality product for our guests."

Mark Gordon, Founder, The Rubicon Companies

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