Our vertically integrated firm is agile, flexible and innovative at every step of the process: from creating a vision for development to partnering with creative designers for distinctive yet sensitive designs; from executing buildings with great detailing to revitalizing neighborhoods and communities by using our projects as catalysts for change. For over 30 years our principal, Kamran Zahedi has brought insight and experience in the transformation of spaces into unique and exceptional projects.
Jan 30, 2020
Building Permit Issued for UHomes at 90 Antwerp Street in Brighton
A building permit has been granted for the upcoming residential project at 90 Antwerp Street in Brighton. The project will feature 20 condo units, 12 of which will be designated affordable. The UHomes development will also include a new publicly accessible Pocket Park and a “Living Street” inspired by the Dutch concept of “Woonerf” that combines parking, landscaping area, pedestrian paths, and other passive residential uses.
Jan 17, 2020
Certificate of Occupancy Issued for A.O. Flats
A certificate of occupancy has been issued for the A.O. Flats just steps from Forest Hills. The mixed-income community includes 78 apartments ranging in size from studios through 2 bedrooms. Amenities on-site include 2 community rooms, a pocket park, and a fitness center.
Dec 19, 2019
CO Issued for A.O Flats
A certificate of occupancy has been issued for the A.O. Flats on Parcel U near the Forest Hills Station. The new building features 78 mixed-income apartment residences, 1,620 square feet of ground-floor retail, 1,040 square feet of community space and a 42-space underground parking garage. Resident amenities offered at A.O. Flats include a fitness center, a common lounge and bicycle storage. Next door work is also underway on Phase B of the project that will create another 30 residential units, including 6 one-beds, 12 two-beds, and 12 three-bedroom.
Aug 15, 2019
Interior Finishing Ongoing for A.O. Flats in JP
Interior finishing and final exterior touches are underway for A.O. Flats near Forest Hills. The mixed-income community, featuring 78 apartments, is set to open in the coming months. Unit sizes include studios at around 450 square feet, 1 beds at 650-750 square feet, and 2 beds at 844-997 square feet. Community amenities will include a fitness center and bike storage.
May 21, 2019
Facade Install Ongoing for A.O. Flats in JP
Facade install is ongoing for A.O. Flats as part of the Parcel U Development just outside Forest Hills Station in Jamaica Plain. This part of the development will include 78 mixed-income apartments along with 1,620 square feet of ground-floor retail. The project will also feature 1,040 square feet of community space, a 42-space underground parking garage, and a fitness center.
Mar 22, 2019
With Hotel Open, Construction Ongoing for the Residential Portion of The Melnea Hotel and Residences
Exterior work is wrapping up for the residential section of the Melnea Hotel and Residences at the corner of Melnea Cass Boulevard and Washington Street in Roxbury. The first part of the project, The Residence Inn, featuring 135 rooms opened earlier this year. The residential side of the development will include 50 apartments. 8,000 square feet of commercial space is located across the ground floors of the buildings.
Jan 15, 2019
CO Issued for Residence Inn at Melnea Hotel & Residences Project
A Certificate of Occupancy has been issued for the new 135 room Residences Inn by Marriott along Melnea Cass Boulevard in Roxbury. The hotel is part of the 1.3 acre, Melnea Hotel & Residences project. Still under construction is the 50 unit apartment building that will complete the project. The development also features parking for 65 cars and ground floor retail including a restaurant space in the hotel.
Dec 26, 2018
Parcel U Phase B Mortgaged for $10.797 Million
Phase B of Parcel U | Forest Hills has been mortgaged by Urbanica Development for $10.797 Million via Wellesley Bank.
This development will feature 78 apartments along with 1,600 sq. ft. of ground floor retail. Resident amenities at A.O. Flats will include a fitness center, a common lounge and bicycle storage.
Dec 03, 2018
Exterior Work Ongoing for A.O. Flats at Forest Hills
Exterior work and window install are ongoing for A.O. Flats at Forest Hills, part of the Parcel U development in Jamaica Plain. This development will feature 78 apartments along with 1,600 sq. ft. of ground floor retail. Resident amenities at A.O. Flats will include a fitness center, a common lounge and bicycle storage.
Construction is expected to be complete in Summer 2019.
Oct 30, 2018
Exterior Finishing Nearing Completion for Residence Inn Roxbury
Exterior finishing is nearing completion for the Residence Inn by Marriott that will be part of the Melnea Hotel and Residences development. The project at the corner of Melnea Cass Blvd and Washington Street in Roxbury will include the 108 room Marriott Hotel along with another six-story 50 unit residential building. There will also be around 8,000sf of commercial space within the development.
Aug 17, 2018
Notice of Project Change for Parcel U in Jamaica Plain
Located on an approximately 126,070 square foot former MBTA site in Jamaica Plain and bound by Hyde Park Avenue, Ukraine Way, Tollgate Cemetery, and the MBTA Commuter Rail tracks, Parcel U will create 54 homeownership units, over the course of two phases.
Originally approved in 2014, the approval of this NPC will increase the number of units in Phase B of the project from 24 to 30. The project will also create two new pocket parks for the public.
Aug 17, 2018
90 Antwerp Street to Create 20 New Units and Open Space in Brighton
The 90 Antwerp project consists of 20 homeownership units, including 12 income-restricted units. The project will create over 10,000 square feet of publicly accessible open space to benefit the neighborhood. This mixed-income residential project in Brighton was proposed in response to the 2017 Request for Proposals (RFP) for the parcel, donated by Harvard University, with the goal of creating affordable homeownership opportunities and publicly accessible open space. The project will include 20 on-site parking spaces for residents, two visitor parking spaces, bicycle parking, community amenity space, and other support spaces.Sixty percent of all units will be income restricted units affordable to families earning 80 percent or 100 percent of Area Median Income (AMI). The unit types will be a varied mix of one-bedroom, two-bedroom, and three-bedroom units.
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