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Posts from December 2015

Harbor Place shrugs off weather

December 2015 - Old Man Winter, whether he brings extreme cold or heavy snow, will not stand in the way of the Harbor Place project progressing during the next few months. The main Harbor Place commercial building has an external wrapping that allows crews to continue working inside the structure during the winter.

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Developers file plans for Cote site

December 2015 - Two Boston nonprofit housing developers have filed plans with the city to turn the former Cote Ford dealership in Mattapan into a mixed-use affordable housing development with 76 apartments and commercial space.

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Non-profit groups file plans for apartments on old Cote Ford site

December 2015 - Two non-profit groups have filed plans with the BRA to replace the old Cote Ford dealership at Cummins Highway and Regis Road with a 76 apartments - 52 in an apartment building and 24 in three townhouse buildings.

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Steps from Boston Common, abandoned site of ‘America’s Oldest Gym’ gets a new life - See more at: ht

December 2015 - Since taking office Mayor Marty Walsh has been pushing for more affordable housing to come into Boston, and the latest round of construction approvals from the Boston Redevelopment Authority shows that focus in action.

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BRA approves $244M in construction projects throughout city

December 2015 - The Boston Redevelopment Authority at its December board meeting approved six projects, which are slated to cost a combined $244.2 million and span 380,257 square feet. The projects will bring a total of 112 residential units online.

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BRA board approves six new development projects at final 2015 meeting

December 2015 - The Boston Redevelopment Authority’s board of directors ended the year yesterday by approving six new development projects representing an estimated investment of over $244 million in Boston’s economy, capping off another strong year in what has been an unprecedented period of growth for the city.

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Former Dorchester School Transformed Into 80 New Apartments

December 2015 - The former St. Kevin's School campus in Dorchester has been transformed by the Archdiocese of Boston's Planning Office for Urban Affairs into Uphams Crossing, a new 80-unit permanent affordable housing community for low-income residents.

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