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BPDA Approves Four Residential Projects

| January 18, 2019

Boston – The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) board of directors approved residential development projects in Mattapan, East Boston, South Boston and Fenway at their January meeting. In total, the projects will create 559 residential units, including 90 income-restricted units, and a fully affordable senior housing development. Development Projects: Grace Apartments in East Boston to create […]

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RI Insurance Brokerage Opens New Location

RI Insurance Brokerage Opens New Location

| January 18, 2019

Virginia Beach, VA  – Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage Inc. (S&S), has opened a new Virginia Beach location led by Christopher Burns, senior vice president and National Marine Practice group leader.  Burns will focus on managing the marine insurance team and expanding the commercial and recreational marine insurance brand on a regional level, with a specialization […]

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Cardinal Cushing Centers Repurposed

Cardinal Cushing Centers Repurposed

| January 17, 2019

NEI and TAT Team Up Hanover, MA – A new development in Hanover has transformed the Cardinal Cushing Centers campus into a community now known as Bethany Apartments. The campus had supported children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities through education, employment training, residential care, and other services since the late 1940s. NEI of Randolph […]

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Springfield Affordable Housing Community Receives Financing

Springfield Affordable Housing Community Receives Financing

| January 16, 2019

Boston – MassHousing is providing $50 million in affordable housing financing to Related Companies to refinance and renovate the Chestnut Park Apartments in downtown Springfield. The contractor will be ETC Companies, LLC, the architect is The Architectural Team, and the management agent is Related Management Company. The MassHousing financing will allow Related to preserve affordability at the 489-unit housing […]

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AGC: Construction Costs Dipped, Prices Accelerated in 2018

AGC: Construction Costs Dipped, Prices Accelerated in 2018

| January 16, 2019

National – After a year marked by numerous price spikes, construction costs declined in December but remained elevated compared to year-earlier prices, while prices of new buildings also moved higher, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of new Labor Department data. Association officials noted that the cost of many construction […]

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Milone & MacBroom Expands

Milone & MacBroom Expands

| January 14, 2019

New Haven , CT – Milone & MacBroom has opened its eighth office to accommodate the company’s continued growth and future expansion plans. The new space, located at 195 Church Street and overlooking the historic New Haven green, affords the firm the opportunity to stay invested in the community and remain a hands-on resource for […]

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Springfield Affordable Housing Community Receives Bond

| January 14, 2019

Springfield, MA – MassDevelopment has issued a $9,190,000 tax-exempt bond on behalf of BH Chestnut Crossing LLC, an affiliate of Home City Development, Inc. (HCDI), which will use bond proceeds to renovate and enlarge rental units at an apartment building at 275 Chestnut St. in Springfield. MassDevelopment also assisted the Massachusetts Department of Housing and […]

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Construction Ongoing for The Moxy Hotel

Construction Ongoing for The Moxy Hotel

| January 11, 2019

Boston – The glass facade is nearly complete for the 24-story Moxy Hotel in Boston’s Theater District. Space is left for the two-story digital ad sign to be installed at the corner of Stuart & Tremont Streets. On the back side of the project, colorful panel install is beginning. The tall tower will feature 346 […]

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BAMO Designs St. Regis Residences

BAMO Designs St. Regis Residences

| January 10, 2019

Boston – Cronin Development has hired BAMO of San Francisco to design interiors for The St. Regis Residences, Boston. The team, led by Principal Billy Quimby, is developing the design for the kitchens, bathrooms, and finishes and fixtures throughout the individual units, as well as creating the full interior vision for the lobby and amenity […]

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Financing Secured for Dorchester Affordable Housing Community

| January 10, 2019

Boston – MassHousing is providing $2.1 million in affordable housing financing from the agency’s Workforce Housing Initiative to support a housing community to be built at 233 Hancock St. in Dorchester, developed by Arx Urban. The general contractor is Haycon. The architect is Rode Architects Inc. and the management agent is Trinity Management LLC. The MassHousing financing will help transform […]

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