I think they did a nice job creating an industrial-era homage without it coming across as too forced or tacky. My wife and I both like the brickwork, but she's not a fan of the metal cladding. I actually feel that the overall composition works. I agree with your Analex reference as well because the Analex had brickwork between the windows (though lighter color), differentiating it from buildings from that era (1910-1930) that looked similar but just had the cast-in-place concrete around the windows.Beautiful brick work on this, making it a solid, quality building.
The overall look reminds me a lot of the Analex Building. which was on Causeway St: