ITK

East Boston Community Development Corporation At A Glance


PROJECT STATUS
Construction Complete: 2 |
Interior Finishing: 1 |
Project Approved: 1 |
Development in Planning: 1

WORK BY SECTOR
Housing: 4 |
Parking: 1 |
Affordable Housing: 1 |
Vacant Land: 1

PROJECT SIZES
$0 - $10M: 1 | $10M - $100M: 3 | $100M+: 1

Totals

Total Square Footage Free
Total Dollar Volume Free

General

Established 1976
Employees ITK

Developer of housing in East Boston.

Updates

Orient Heights Redevelopment Project
- Jun 29, 2020

CO Issued for Portion of Units Within the Phase II of Orient Heights Redevelopment Certificates of occupancy have been issued for 72 apartments & 8 townhomes within the redevelopment Orient Heights in East Boston. In total, the project will contain a total of 331 public housing units plus an 8,000 square foot community center and management office. 


Orient Heights Redevelopment Project
- Dec 11, 2019

Interior Finishing Underway for Orient Heights Phase II Interior finishing is now underway for Phase II of the redevelopment of the Orient Heights public housing development in East Boston. The project included the demolition of 87 existing units in four buildings and the construction of 88 replacement state-funded public housing units in two townhouse buildings and one mid-rise building. Construction is expected to wrap up in the first quarter of 2020.


Paris Village
- Jul 31, 2019

Construction Complete for Paris Village in East Boston Construction is now complete for the Paris Village apartments in East Boston. The project features 21- 2 bedroom homes and 11 - 3 bedrooms, all designated affordable at 30% or 60% AMI. A parking lot adjacent to the building includes parking for 21 cars.  


Orient Heights Redevelopment Project
- Jul 05, 2019

Wood Framing Going Up for Orient Heights Phase II Wood framing is in progress for the second phase of the Orient Heights redevelopment project. All existing buildings, dating back to 1951, will be demolished and replaced with new townhouse and mid-rise buildings. The new buildings will contain a total of 331 public housing units ranging in size from one to five bedrooms. This phase will include two new townhomes and one midrise building, totaling 88 units.


Boston East
- Jul 03, 2019

Boston East Refinanced for $55 Million The property at 126 Border Street has been refinanced for $55 million via TD Bank. Boston East is a six-story mixed-use development on the East Boston Waterfront. Boston East features 200 residential apartments and public waterfront amenities including a Harborwalk, art galleries, historic interpretive exhibits, available kayaks and paddleboards and a boat launch.


Orient Heights Redevelopment Project
- Mar 28, 2019

Demo Wrapping Up for Phase II of the Orient Heights Redevelopment Demo of four existing buildings within the Orient Heights Development is wrapping up to make way for two new townhomes and one midrise building. The new buildings will include a total of 88 state public housing units. This is the second phase of the master plan to redevelop the 331 units of affordable housing located at the existing Orient Heights development in East Boston.    


187 Sumner St (Grace Apartments)
- Jan 18, 2019

Grace Apartments Development Approved The Grace Apartments at 187 Sumner Street in East Boston have been approved. The proposed project involves the construction of a new 42-unit seven-story building and the renovation of an existing 26,800 square foot building currently on the same site in Maverick Square, in East Boston. The existing building includes 17 elderly/disabled subsidized units as well as approximately 3,000 square feet of ground floor commercial. The property consists of a 16,266-square foot parcel of land with 26,800-square foot of mixed-use, residential and commercial building. There will be no changes to the footprint of the existing building.


Paris Village
- Jan 04, 2019

Interior Finishing Underway for Affordable Housing in East Boston Interior finishing is underway for the new affordable housing development, Paris Village, in East Boston. The four-story building will feature 32 apartments, a mix of 2 and 3 bedrooms, all designated affordable. The building replaces the former Salesian Boys Club that had been located on the site.


Orient Heights Redevelopment Project
- Dec 19, 2018

$26M in Construction Financing Secured for Phase II of Orient Heights Redevelopment Citizens Bank announced today that its Community Development Group has provided $26 million in construction financing to Trinity Orient Heights Phase Two LP for the demolition of four existing buildings and replacement of 88 state public housing units, through the new construction of two townhomes and one midrise building. This effort, led by the Boston Housing Authority, East Boston CDC and Trinity Financial, is the second phase of a master plan to redevelop the 331 units of affordable housing located at the existing Orient Heights development in East Boston. Nine of the units in phase two will be leased to tenants at or below 30 percent Area Median Income (AMI) and the remaining 79 units will be reserved for tenants at or below 60 percent AMI. All of the units will receive either state or federal housing subsidies.   “We greatly value our partnership with Citizens Bank and appreciate the Community Development Group’s market knowledge and excellent execution,” said Eva Erlich, vice president of development, Trinity Financial. “We look forward to continuing to work with the Citizens team as the construction of this second phase progresses.”   


Orient Heights Redevelopment Project
- Nov 02, 2018

Building Permit Issued for Phase Two of Orient Heights Redevelopment Building permits have been issued for Phase Two of the Orient Heights Redevelopment in East Boston. The two new permits are for an 8 unit townhouse and 4-story, 72 unit building along Vallar Street.  In total, the project will be a complete overhaul of the l of the 15-acre, 331-unit public housing development, which originally opened in 1951.  Phase One of the project was completed this past summer.  


187 Sumner St (Grace Apartments)
- Oct 02, 2018

Proposed East Boston Development Under Official Review East Boston Community Development Corporation's proposed project at 191 Sumner Street is currently under review. The proposed $18.7 million project involves the construction of a new 42-unit seven-story building and the renovation of an existing 26,800 square foot building currently on the same site in Maverick Square, in East Boston.


Orient Heights Redevelopment Project
- Jul 16, 2018

Certificate of Occupancy issued at Orient HeightsA Certificate of Occupancy has been issued at the Orient Heights Redevelopment in East Boston with phase one complete. Phase One, was budgeted at approximately $52 million and replaced four existing buildings containing 90 apartments with 120 affordable housing units across a series of townhouses and one mid-rise building. The four-phased Orient Heights Redevelopment will replace 331 public housing units built in 1951 with 415 housing units, including 373 affordable and 42 market-rate.


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