Blog :: 2013
"This meticulously renovated Beacon Hill townhouse features 21st century amenities without detracting from its 19th century architectural details, including seven fireplaces. Its tiered landscaped rear courtyard is wonderful outdoor space.
Features of the home: Classic Beacon Hill brick townhouse with high ceilings, crown molding and seven fireplaces; gourmet kitchen and breakfast room, plus media center, on garden level; formal dining room and living room on next floor; master bedroom and library and two additional bedrooms on upper floors, plus fourth-floor bonus room; updated marble baths; outdoor patio and garden courtyard; finished cellar with full laundry and storage; new air conditioning and water boiler, alarm and sound systems."
For more featured stories on Boston luxury real estate, visit https://wickedlocalbostonhomes.com/2013/11/boston-real-estate/beacon-hill-townhouse-is-refined/
Redefining Urban Luxury
Downtown Crossing-- Call it a comeback or call it the emergence of a new neighborhood. Whatever your mindset, Downtown Crossing is flourishing with its luxury condominium developments. Millennium Partners, the same developer responsible for the Ritz-Carlton Condos, One Charles, and the brand new Millennium Tower, has worked with Handel Architects to create the 256-unit Millennium Place. Located at 580 Washington Street, Millennium Place is a 15-story glass, steel and brick mixed-use complex complete with one level of below grade parking for 125 cars, as well as ground floor retail.
The last few weeks have seen the volume of sales reach 85% and the first of Millennium Place's residents moving into their new homes. Contact Campion and Company today for more information or to schedule a tour.
- 256 Residences Ranging From 1, 2, & 3-Bedroom Units
- 14 Penthouses, including 9 with Private Solarium & Terraces
- Unit Square Footage from 775 sq ft to 2,360 sq ft
- Porte-Cochère attended by Uniformed Doorman
- Four Different Building Locations: Theater Residences, Garden Residences, Residences on the Avenue, & Grand Residences.
Features and Amenities
- Lifestyle Concierge bringing Millennium Place residents together for exclusive events and experiences related to culture, fitness, food, travel and art. From private wine tastings to cultural events with guest speakers, La Vie is but one example of how Boston's Millennium Place condos have redefined Boston's experience of urban luxury.
Resident Club Room/Lounge
- Complete with attendant, coffee, bar and dining tables that will be served by Legal Crossing (LX), the restaurant that will be occupying retail space in the public portion of the property
- Screening Room
Spa and Fitness
- SportsClub LA Fitness Center
- Yoga and Pilates studios
- Private spa rooms
Landscaped Outdoor Garden
An Emerging Neighborhood
With millions of private and public investment dollars, Downtown crossing is well on its way to becoming one of Boston's most vibrant neighborhoods. With proximity to the Theater District, Downtown Crossing, Chinatown and the Financial District, this Midtown area of Boston that was once a semi-wasteland for weekday shoppers now offers a 24-hour community promising an unrivaled quality of life.
In a city like Boston real estate is a difficult trade. Navigating its complex, but constricted space and its strong sense of community takes a well- trained eye and a native's perspective. Tracy Campion broker/owner of Campion and Company knows this city like no other. Building her career from the ground up she has lived and breathed Boston real estate for over twenty-five years and has been ranked the #1 agent in the city for nearly a decade.
With her offices located on iconic Newbury Street, Tracy serves the high end of the market with some of the most sought after listings in the prestigious Boston neighborhoods. "I am so lucky to work in this city with beautiful properties in high end areas like Back Bay, Beacon Hill and downtown Boston," she says proudly. "I absolutely love working here." From luxurious modern condos and developments to turn of the century masterpieces and historic locations, these properties offer a wide array of choices and styles to fit the tastes of a diverse clientele. While the price points have certainly
helped catapult her sales numbers to their astronomical levels, nearly three times that of her nearest competitor, it's her incredible work ethic that keeps her at that level.
Tracy has worked hard to get where she is. "I was originally a Boston Public School teacher, but couldn't find a position," she explains. "I did whatever I could, trying to get by. I sold shoes at Filene's Basement, then restaurant equipment on the road. I also sold cable TV, which was the job that got me interested in real estate. I was in and out of houses wiring for installation and talking to landlords." The opportunity to work in these buildings sparked an interest in architecture and the history of these spaces. Combined with her innate sales ability, real estate was a great fit.
Success found her quickly in the industry. She was the Senior Vice President and Manager of R.M. Bradley and Company's residential division for over twenty years. In 2007 she decided to strike out on her own and opened Campion & Company.
Campion and Company
Located on fashionable Newbury Street, the brokerage is the culmination of years of dedication and hard work. "We have such a great team here," she says. "Gabrielle Guagliano Baron and Christine Anderson are two amazing assistants and John O'Connor is a great marketing specialist." These team members, as well as all of their agents, share Tracy's same vision and ethics when it comes to sales and more importantly their clients.
On every level, Tracy conducts her business with a strong sense of responsibility toward her clients and she expects the same from her team. "I work hard and I'm very honest," she explains. "I try to be a good person everyday. I could sell a $30,000 property or a $30 million property and it doesn't matter; I treat all of my clients the same way," she says. "I'm lucky to be able to sell in those brackets and be comfortable in all of them. It's not all about the money. You get to meet so many interesting, well-educated people; it's a lot of fun to come to work. In this business, you're working with people through some of the biggest moments of their lives, weddings, divorces, new babies," she says. "I really do care what happens to them and I care about their lives."
Her genuine concern for her clients is matched by a tenacious sales ability. "I'm not aggressive in a way that alienates other brokers or clients," says Tracy. "I make sure everyone is comfortable with the transaction and when it's time to close, I know when to come in and when to close that trans- action. That's a skill that not everyone has." Her clients know she has their back and will fight for them. Her years in the business have given her a finesse unmatched by many other agents and brokers. She knows when to step in and when to pull back while maintaining a well-deserved reputation for fair play and integrity.
Reputation is everything in this city and word of mouth travels fast. "It's a small area, so I often will see my clients out around town," she says. "It's easy to keep in touch with my client base." While the face-to-face encounters are pivotal to maintaining a long-term client base, Tracy is also looking to build a stronger web presence for her brokerage. "Though these listings really speak for themselves, the Internet is such a powerful tool and it has given them tremendous exposure," she says. "We are working hard to expand this exposure even further." With a greater web presence she will be able to share these unique properties to a greater audience worldwide.
Through all of her success, Tracy remains grounded and appreciates all that she has accomplished. "I was the recipient of a scholarship to Emmanuel College," she says. "I don't forget where I came from and I try to give back to those who gave to me."
She is an active and well-respected member of the community. "My husband works for the City and my daughters grew up here," she explains. "I feel so lucky to be where I am and working in this magnificent city."
Tracy is a powerful mix of compassion and precision. She is approachable and unassuming while a tenacious negotiator at the closing table. No matter the circumstance, Tracy never loses focus on what's important and never takes her success for granted and this drive is what will keep her at the top for years to come.
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