Worcester Courthouse Redevelopment Update 12/30/17
Redevelopment of former Downtown Worcester courthouse moves forward with developer’s acquisition of property
Trinity Financial has acquired the long-vacant former Worcester County Courthouse in Downtown Worcester’s Lincoln Square for $1.3 million, allowing the developer to proceed with redevelopment of the property into 114 mixed-income apartments. With Trinity's acquisition, the building has become a taxable property for the first time since its' completion in 1843. Apartments at the redeveloped courthouse will range from studios to three-bedrooms, with 50% designated affordable, and will include amenities such as gallery and work spaces for artists. Construction of the redevelopment is anticipated to commence in Fall 2018, with completion expected in 2020.