VHB At A Glance

Construction Complete: 30 |
Under Construction: 20 |
Interior Finishing: 3 |
Project Approved: 16 |
Foundation Construction: 1 |
Initial Site Work: 2 |
Under Official Review: 20 |
Development in Planning: 3 |
Building Permit Issued: 2 |
Inactive: 1 |
Demolition: 1

Restaurant: 17 |
Housing: 59 |
Retail: 53 |
Hotel/Lodging: 17 |
Office: 40 |
Lab: 10 |
Healthcare: 6 |
Educational: 7 |
Parking: 15 |
Affordable Housing: 7 |
Art Gallery: 2 |
Other: 3 |
Industrial: 2

$0 - $10M: 43 | $10M - $100M: 19 | $100M+: 33


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Dunstan East
- Jul 09, 2020

Mixed-Use 40B Project Approved in Newton The Newton Zoning Board has approved Mark Development's 40B, mixed-use project, Dunstan East. The three-building development would include a total of 234 units, studios through 3 bedrooms, along with 8,500 square feet of retail space and parking for 294 vehicles.  A pedestrian friendly boardwalk, extensive landscaping including a park will be also be added along the Cheesecake Brook.

MassDot Air Rights Parcel 12
- Jul 03, 2020

$201M Permit Pulled for Boylston St. Air Rights Project Samuels & Associates has pulled a building permit valued at $201,061,707 to kick off construction for the Parcel 12 Air Rights project at the corner of Mass. Ave & Boylston Street. Plans call for a 325,000 square foot office building and a 150,000 square foot hotel rising from a podium with around 70,000 square feet of first and second-story retail and restaurant space. The project will also include the renovation and reopening of the Hynes Convention Center MBTA stop and pedestrian tunnel improving access and safety.  

Suffolk Downs
- Jul 01, 2020

Site Plan Approved for First Building at Suffolk Downs Revere has approved the site plan for the first building within the Suffolk Downs Redevelopment. Building "R-1" will include around 57,000 square feet of commercial space, office, retail/restaurant, and a multipurpose meeting space. A large, curved roof will cover the three-story building and distinguish the building as a place for new ideas and collaboration. On the southern side of the building, a series of steps leading up to a second-story terrace will overlook Beachmont plaza.   

50 CambridgePark Drive
- Jun 28, 2020

Framing Underway for 294 Unit Multifamily Project Near Alewife Framing underway for the upcoming 8-story building at 50 Cambridgepark Drive just steps from the Alewife MBTA Station. The development will include 294 apartments, a mix of studios through three bedrooms along with nearly 7,000 square feet of ground-floor retail. Plans also call for 188 parking spaces and a pool deck and outdoor courtyard spaces. 

815 East Fifth Street
- Jun 25, 2020

Construction Continues on Multifamily Project in CityPoint Windows are in and exterior work is ongoing for 815 East Fifth Street in South Boston's City Point section. The project consists of 2 new buildings, with a total of 19 units. The buildings will be separated by an open space garden courtyard above the underground parking garage with space for 33 vehicles and 19 bikes. 

The Hub on Causeway
- Jun 17, 2020

$12M Electrical Permit Pulled for Verizon Fit-Out at The Hub on Causeway A permit valued at $12M has been pulled for electrical work at the Verizon Offices at The Hub on Causeway. Verizon will occupy 440,000 square feet within the 21-story tower, the final phase of the project. 

The Vale
- Jun 15, 2020

Senior Housing Development Under Review at The Vale in Woburn In conjunction with the redevelopment of the former Kraft Atlantic Gelatin Facility, LCS Development has proposed a 223 senior housing development, The Delaney at The Vale on a 9.4-acre site located at the southern end of the property. The project would offer a mix of independent and assisted living along with memory care units in 3 connected buildings. A walking path around the community will be included for resident use along with on-site parking for 193 vehicles. 

Assembly Row Block 8
- Jun 14, 2020

Window & Facade Install Ongoing for 500 Unit Project at Assembly Row With framing nearly complete, window & facade install is ongoing for Block 8 at Assembly Row. The 24-story building will feature 500 apartments with 26,500 square feet of restaurant and retail space. Multiple amenities will be located on-site for residents, including an outdoor courtyard with a pool and a rooftop terrace.

Alta Xmbly
- Jun 14, 2020

Plumbing Permit Pulled for 300+ Unit Somerville Project With foundation work ongoing at the site, a plumbing permit has been pulled for Alta Xmbly at 290 Revolution Road. The upcoming 8-story building will offer 329 apartments, 20% affordable. The building will also include 10,408 square feet of retail space with a parking garage for 188 resident vehicles.

133 Middlesex Ave.
- Jun 12, 2020

Somerville Planning Board Approves Plans to Convert Former KMart to Office Space The Somerville Planning Board has approved the plan to alter the former KMart within the Assembly Row Marketplace to include office and or retail uses. There will be no change to the square footage of the building, around 96,000. Federal Realty told the board they have had interest from office users for space which facilitated the change.

EDGE Assembly Square
- Jun 11, 2020

Special Permit Approved for 525K SF Office/Lab in Somerville The Somerville Planning Board has approved a special permit for the proposed project at 74 Middlesex Avenue adjacent to Assembly Row. The 18-story building would include just under 500,000 square feet of office/lab/R&D space along with 27,000 square feet of retail uses. A below-grade would include space for up to 350 vehicles. 

Suffolk Downs
- Jun 10, 2020

Revere Grants Site Plan Approval for Phase 1-R of Suffolk Downs: Roadway and Infrastructure Improvements Revere has approved the site plan for the roadway and infrastructure improvements for the Suffolk Downs redevelopment. The work will consist of the construction of a roadway network, utilities, and a stormwater management system for the expected 16.2M square-foot development. As part of the five-phase project, the first phase is also expected to contain 1,870 residential units, 540,000 square feet of office/lab space, 175,000 square feet of retail, 260 hotel rooms, and 2,032 parking spaces. Construction on phase 1 is expected to last through 2024 with the full project build-out going through 2040.  

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