GrandMarc residence hall topped off

Northeastern celebrated a significant milestone on Friday afternoon in the construction of GrandMarc, the university’s newest residence hall, as the final steel beam was added to the structure.

GrandMarc is a 17-story building under construction behind the YMCA of Greater Boston by Phoenix Property Company and Suffolk Construction. The project will add 720 beds in on-campus housing for both first-year students and upperclassmen. Construction began in August 2012, and the building is expected to open during the next academic year in January 2015.

President Joseph E. Aoun welcomed Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, Massachusetts Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez, and Boston City Councilor Michael Ross …read more