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Developers promising 47 units of affordable and middle-income units out of 230 say they “know of no other private developer-owner that has offered such a permanent contribution with this type of income mix without taxpayer subsidies.”
After seeing a building permit issued for part of the Silver Maple Forest in Belmont, people worried about flooding and the loss of open space aren’t going to be happy to hear the news from Arlington.
The Planning Board is poised to approve a 280-unit Kendall Square residential project Tuesday, after years of delay and uncertainty. But affordable housing advocates have questions, if not demands.
A property owner’s long-in-the-making meeting with the city manager and council order has resulted in action on an abandoned apartment complex considered a blight for more than a decade.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology got the go-ahead Thursday to tear down one of its undergraduate dorms, the 104-year-old Bexley Hall, after failing to stop its deterioration.
City planners have quietly proposed that a 14-acre block be allowed up to 300 feet in height to promote middle-income housing and allow micro-units, more retail and the addition of streets inside.
A 254-unit residential development at 88 CambridgePark Drive got the green light Tuesday, but Planning Board members want more information from Harvard officials.
There was only mild opposition to a plan to bring a 150-room hotel to Route 2, but lots of interest in seeing developers move the hotel away from the road.
Opponents of a zoning petition didn’t offer alternatives to concerns over three large developments, but did talk about changes to Planning Board processes.
The Wellesley-based Roche Bros. Supermarket chain is interested in bringing its Brothers Marketplace to town, an alderman says.