Lupoli Development opens the Experience Center for Thorndike Exchange

Lowell, MA Lupoli Development has opened the Experience Center for Thorndike Exchange, an innovative leasing center and community outreach location, created in collaboration with Boston Interiors. The co-branded setting serves as the primary space for potential tenants interested in Thorndike Exchange, Lupoli’s latest mixed-use development that will attract residential, business, and restaurant options to downtown.

Located at 17 Shattuck St., the Experience Center offers an immersive inside-look at Thorndike Exchange, and includes physical space styling, finishes and furniture, 3D and living renderings, and a movie that will take visitors through the building as if they were there. A simulated residential unit created by Boston Interiors, combined with 3D content created by Neoscape, offers visitors an interactive design experience and glimpse into life inside Lowell’s most anticipated live-work-play development.

“The Experience Center is a major step toward showing the people of Lowell what to expect from one of the most exciting developments to come to the city in recent years,” said Sal Lupoli, president and CEO of Lupoli Companies. “Our organization is committed to creating long-lasting community partnerships and this center demonstrates our commitment to supporting the great people and businesses that live and work here.”

Lupoli Development is transforming the old Thorndike Factory Mill into a thriving ecosystem of commercial, retail and residential space. Immediately adjacent to the MBTA Commuter Rail at the Gallagher Terminal, Thorndike Exchange will transform the mill building into a vibrant urban community with convenient transportation and lifestyle amenities. Phase I includes the meticulous restoration of the original structure which will offer market-rate boutique apartments, exceptional dining options and Class A office space. Phase II will consist of a new, modern, multi-story residential tower.

The Experience Center will be fully staffed Monday through Friday and will be open on the last weekend of every month to help potential residents navigate through suggested floor plans and different unit designs Leasing Consultants will assist in the application process, using the latest technology to make the experience as enjoyable and efficient possible. For a limited time, Thorndike Exchange, will be offering pre-constructing leasing pricing and opportunities.

“The space serves as an interactive design and community center where local businesses and prospective residents can come together to enjoy a variety of events and workshops, including wine and craft beer tastings, gallery nights, and seminars on wellness, floral arranging, and indoor herb gardening among others. Boston Interiors will be co-hosting interior design workshops to help potential residents select furnishings that will pair well with our unit layouts and finishes.” said Karen McShea, Vice President of Development for Lupoli Companies “Additionally, as part of our commitment to supporting the communities, we will be sponsoring popular local events including the Folk Festival and Summer Music Series.”

Lupoli Development is a vertically integrated owner, operator and developer of a mixed-use real estate portfolio that includes more than four million s/f of commercial, retail and residential property. From adaptive reuse and asset repositioning of historic mill buildings to ground-up construction and comprehensive property management, Lupoli Development combines proven expertise, a diverse set of capabilities, and a strategic approach to enhance operational performance and productivity. With large-scale projects throughout Northern New England, Lupoli Development stimulates economic growth within the region with a notable focus on Gateway Cities.


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