Intelligent Real Estate Investments - Hines

Five Hundred Boylston

Five Hundred Boylston, located in the Back Bay area of Boston, is a 25-story office and retail development. The 706,862-square-foot complex includes 641,503 square feet of office space, 65,359 square feet of exclusive retail space, and a 1,000-car parking facility shared with Two Twenty Two Berkeley. Designed by John Burgee Architects with Philip Johnson, architectural highlights include carved rose granite surfaces, soaring columns, two-story windows and a vaulted copper roofline. Hines provided asset management services from 1988 to 2008 and property management services from 1988 to 2013. Hines sold its interest in Five Hundred Boylston in September 2008.


  • 500 Boylston Street, Boston, MA


  • The western half of the block bounded by Boylston, Clarendon and Berkeley streets and St. James Avenue in Boston's Back Bay


  • Philip Johnson/John Burgee Architects

Building Details

  • 706,862 square feet
  • 25 floors


  • Local, Regional
  • Awarded The Building of the Year (TOBY)
  • Awarded The Building Of The Year (TOBY)
  • The City of Boston Green Business Award - in recognition of businesses that are leaders in sustainability.


  • ENERGY STAR 2000
  • LEED Registered