MassDev. Helps EBNHC Expand PACE Program

Revere, MA – MassDevelopment has issued a $7 million tax-exempt bond for East Boston Neighborhood Health Center Corporation (EBNHC), a primary care health center in East Boston.

Neighborhood Health Center

EBNHC will use bond proceeds to buy and demolish the former Veterans of Foreign Wars social club in Revere in order to build, furnish, and equip a single-story, 15,000sf building that will house Revere Neighborhood Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE).

The architect for the project is Isgenuity of Boston.

The general contractor is Wise Construction of Winchester.

The building will include a medical clinic and spaces for physical therapy, recreational therapy, and social services.

“MassDevelopment is delighted to partner with the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center to help transform this vacant property in Revere into a center for high-quality, comprehensive senior care,” said MassDevelopment president and CEO, Lauren Liss. “This program of all-inclusive care for the elderly site will provide much-needed services to elderly Massachusetts residents living north of Boston.”

EBNHC was founded in 1974 and is one of the largest community health centers in the United States. EBNHC provides primary care, elderly care services, oral and eye services, and other types of health care. The Center seeks to provide accessible, affordable, high-quality health care for all who live in or around East Boston, regardless of age, income, insurance status, language, culture, or social circumstances.