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Nov 09, 2019
Renovation Work Ongoing at Exchange 200 in Malden
Construction is ongoing for the renovation of 200 Exchange St. in Malden into a modern innovation hub. Floor-to-ceiling glass will be added along the facade for additional natural lighting, and amenities will be constructed including a fitness center, networking spaces, and bike storage. Exchange 200 will feature 200,000 square feet of flexible commercial space intended for office and technology tenants, as well as over 16,000 square feet of ground-floor restaurant and retail space. Given its’ existing power and network redundancies, Exchange 200 will also include 60,000 square feet of energy-efficient data center space, including 25,000 square feet of critical operation space.
Nov 06, 2019
Brookline Development Secures $29.6 Million in Construction Financing
The Harold and Ronald Brown Family House in Brookline, MA has secured 29.6 million in construction financing with $17 million coming from local lender Citizens Bank.
The developer, 2Life is erecting 62 units of senior housing called the Harold and Ronald Brown Family House. The 65,000 square foot building will be physically and programmatically connected with Congregation Kehillath Israel. Along with a variety of campus partners, it will offer social, wellness, and educational programming to the wider community, welcoming people of all ages and backgrounds.
Oct 23, 2019
Topping Off Ceremony Held for Westminster House in Roxbury
Earlier this week, Mayor Martin J. Walsh today joined the Elizabeth Stone House, the Massachusetts Housing Investment Corporation (MHIC) and the Women's Institute for Housing and Economic Development for a topping off ceremony of the new headquarters for the Elizabeth Stone House, a nonprofit organization serving survivors of domestic violence. The mixed-use building will have 32 units of affordable rental housing and will provide additional services to more than 2,000 individuals each year through a licensed childcare center and space to expand its services and community programming.
Everybody deserves a safe place to live, and a place to call home," said Mayor Walsh. "The Elizabeth Stone House provides a valuable and essential safe space for victims of domestic violence. I want to thank all partners involved for their dedication in bringing this project to life that will allow the Elizabeth House to save even more lives."
The project will be a five-story 56,500-square-foot building at the corner of Westminster Avenue and Washington Street in Roxbury, comprised of 32 affordable housing rental units on the three upper floors. The first and ground floors will contain a licensed childcare center, offices for administrative and service work, and several programming rooms. The new Elizabeth Stone House is expected to open in late summer of 2020.
Sep 17, 2019
2Life Communities Breaks Ground on 62 Unit Senior Housing Development in Brookline
Late last week, 9/13, 2Life Communities officially broke ground on The Harold & Ronald Brown Family House in Brookline. The 62 unit senior housing project will be added to the Congregation Kehillath Israel (KI) campus. The state-of-the-art building will feature a mix of one and two bedrooms along with 1,000 square feet of commercial space and a new pocket park on Harvard Street.
Aug 29, 2019
Plumbing Permit Pulled for Westminster House in Roxbury
A plumbing permit, with an estimated value of $500K, has been pulled for the upcoming affordable housing development Westminster House in Roxbury. The building will include 32 rental units, 9 of which will be reserved for homeless or formerly homeless families.
Aug 26, 2019
Eventide Phase II Assisted Living Taking Shape at Union Point
Framing is nearly complete for Eventide Phase II at Union Point in Weymouth. The 4-story 162,000 square foot building will include a total of 107 units of assisted living. The first phase of the project, Fairing Way features a 104 residential unit senior living community with a clubhouse and a 46 bed, on-site, long term care nursing facility.
Aug 09, 2019
Windows In Place for Vita JP
Windows are in place, including those for the tower element that defines the entryway to this new condo project in JP. Facade work is also ongoing with masonry in place for the ground floor which will be home to a Planet Fitness. Vita JP will feature 82 luxury condos, garage parking, and a roof deck amenity space for residents. Units are expected to be ready for occupancy this fall.
Aug 08, 2019
Foundation Work Underway for Westminster House in Roxbury
Foundation work is ongoing along Washington Street in Roxbury for the upcoming Westminster House. The four-story project is set to include 32 affordable rental units, 9 of which will be reserved for homeless families. Along with the rental units the building will also contain public meeting space, classrooms, and childcare facilities.
Aug 06, 2019
Caffè Nero Coming to Exchange 200 in Malden
With a permit issued in late July, Berkeley Investments has now announced the start of construction on Exchange 200 in Malden Center. Berkeley has also confirmed Caffe Nero as the first retail tenant for the transformative 300,000 square foot mixed-use project.
The transit-oriented property located in the heart of Malden Center will be transformed into a modern facility that can accommodate new creative office and flex/R&D space, data center, potential lab, and life science users, and ground-floor retail and restaurants. Caffè Nero, the premium European coffee house, will occupy over 2,500 square feet of space on the building’s ground floor, including outdoor patio seating.
Jul 30, 2019
CO Issued for Madison Melnea Cass Apartments
A certificate of occupancy has been issued for the first 60 apartments in the Madison Melnea Cass development in Roxbury. The 5-story building at 40 Raynor Circle features 1, 2, and 3 bedrooms. In total the project will feature 76 homes, 39 of which are designated affordable, at either 60% or 100% AMI.
Jul 22, 2019
Permit Issued for Renovations at Exchange 200 in Malden
A building permit has been issued the renovations to the existing office building at 200 Exchange Street in Malden Center. The permit includes selective interior and exterior demolition along with the upgrade of mechanical systems. When complete Exchange 200 will offer over 300,000 square feet of new creative office, data center and ground-floor retail and restaurant space. Upgrades to the space will also include a lobby redesign along with a fitness facility.
May 30, 2019
Interior Finishing Wrapping Up for Madison Melnea Cass Apartments
Interior finishing is wrapping up for the Madison Melnea Cass Apartments in Roxbury with expected completion in the coming months. The project will feature a total of 76 units at different levels of affordability ranging from deeply affordable to market rate.
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