Lexington, MA – Nauset Construction and Oaktree Development announced that the recently completed Lexington Place development was awarded Silver certification in the LEED for Homes program.
The certification is for achievement in the green homebuilding and design of Lexington Place at the Center, luxury condominiums with street-level retail space located in the heart of historic Lexington center.
This “Smart Growth”, mixed-use project was certified LEED for Homes Silver-level, and is the country’s first multifamily, mixed-use building to received this highly coveted certification. The certification was based upon a rigorous review of documented best practices that met and exceeded high-performance standards in resource conservation and durable construction.
The development team comprised of Oaktree Development, Line Company Architects, Lexvest Partners, LLC, and Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage teamed up with Nauset Construction for this LEED certified green building project that broke ground in the fall of 2007 and was completed last June.
“Lexington Place offers residents a chance to live in close proximity to stores and restaurants and to partake in Lexington’s unique cultural and intellectual climate,” said Gwendolen Noyes, of Oaktree Development. “Even though this has been a trying economy to be marketing in, we are quite pleased with our sales and we expect continued interest and success.”
Lexington Place is located on the former site of the Battle Green Inn and is situated in close proximity to the town library, town offices, boutiques, schools and the historic Battle Green. Careful planning and extensive input from the Historic Districts Commission went into the exterior design by Line Company Architects, ensuring that the new structure complemented the historic setting of the downtown area and met their exacting requirements.
Lexington Place houses two one-bedroom, three three-bedroom, and 25 two-bedroom condominiums. This tally includes three affordable condos for qualified buyers. All units are single level and accessible by elevator from both the lobby and parking garage. Two beautifully landscaped courtyards are located in the building, giving residents a fresh-air opportunity to enjoy with family, friends, or other residents.