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Housing development breaks ground in Roxbury
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Housing development breaks ground in Roxbury
DREAM Collaborative and New Atlantic Development have broken ground on a 74-unit housing complex in Nubian Square that will combine affordable and market-rate housing with artists’ studios, retail space and a new retail location for the Haley House’s cafe, which currently occupies the parcel at 2147 Washington St.
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Community panel picks Parcel P-3 developer
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Community panel picks Parcel P-3 developer
After months of internal discussion and debate, one development team has now secured the endorsement of the guiding Roxbury Strategic Master Plan Oversight Committee (RSMPOC) to transform a long-vacant parcel into affordable housing, lab and commercial space.
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Developers required to release diversity plans
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Developers required to release diversity plans
Last week, Mayor Michelle Wu announced new guidelines requiring developers of privately-owned land to report on their plans to hire people of color and subcontract with firms owned by people of color as part of the Boston Planning and Development Agency’s Article 80 development approval process.
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Big arts, culture changes in store for Nubian Sq.
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Big arts, culture changes in store for Nubian Sq.
Nubian Ascends is a real estate project set to bring big changes to the arts, culture and culinary experience in Nubian Square. According to the project proposal to the city, plans include “a multi-layered mixed-use program that includes a 48,000-SF marketplace for artisans and makers, beside a food hall that showcases chefs from the on-site culinary arts program.”
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City releases audit of publicly-owned land
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City releases audit of publicly-owned land
Mayor Michelle Wu last week announced the completion of a city-wide land audit — dubbed the “Public Land for Public Good: Citywide Land Audit” — that has assessed and cataloged all city-owned property in order to begin reimagining uses to better serve Bostonians.
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Councilors, advocates press mayor on affordable housing
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Councilors, advocates press mayor on affordable housing
Last week, affordable housing advocates came together to demand that the city take action on the lack of affordable housing across Boston, calling on the Wu administration to increase the amount of affordable rental units, hold developers accountable for their affordable housing agreements and create affordable homeownership opportunities for city residents.
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Does the BPDA have a vision for Boston’s future?
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Does the BPDA have a vision for Boston’s future?
Major real estate development projects are moving forward before Mayor Michelle Wu has made good on her campaign promise to break apart the Boston Planning and Development agency, separating the city’s planning function from the agency, which manages the approval process for large real estate projects.
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Abutters lose against connected developer
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Abutters lose against connected developer
The development process at 36 Temple St. in Mattapan could serve as a case study in how controversial real estate projects moved forward during the eight-year administration of former Mayor Martin Walsh.
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Two teams compete to develop Roxbury parcel
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Two teams compete to develop Roxbury parcel
Two proposals to transform the vacant lot in Roxbury known as Parcel P3 have hit the desk of the city’s planning and development agency, each promising new affordable housing and economic development in the area.
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Wu: production alone won’t bring down rents
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Wu: production alone won’t bring down rents
Mayor Michelle Wu says her administration is exploring ways to increase affordable housing production.
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Roxbury residents push back on developer
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Roxbury residents push back on developer
Community members in the Mount Pleasant, Forest and Vine neighborhood in Roxbury are pushing back against a proposed development at 20 Forest St., which they say is too large, both in comparison with the surrounding houses and for the lot itself.
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JPNDC project stirs community opposition
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JPNDC project stirs community opposition
As plans to develop housing for seniors and families on Cheney Street in Grove Hall move forward, some residents continue to express concerns about the impact of the new properties on the neighborhood.
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