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February

21

2019

The Patriot Ledger » Jessica Trufant
Weymouth: Board moves to sever with air base team

WEYMOUTH — The firm once lauded for its progress on the redevelopment of former South Weymouth Naval Air Station is on its way out, making it the third developer to fail at seeing the massive project through to fruition. Meanwhile, as the local governing board moved to terminate LStar, a group of current local LStar management officials are trying to put together financing so they can continue to lead the project without LStar principles Kyle Corkum or Steve Vining.

February

21

2019

MetroWest Daily News » Michael Wyner
Weston: Boston Properties drops mixed-use plans

WESTON - Boston Properties is dropping plans to build 125 units of senior housing and add nearly 200,000 square feet of commercial space to a site it owns on Rte. 20 near the Waltham line. Board of Selectman Chair Harvey Boshart said it was his understanding Boston Properties decided not to go forward with the commercial part of the project due to "market conditions" and were less interested in the housing, but had included it to help the town reach its affordable housing goals.

February

20

2019

Milford Daily News » Jeff Malachowski
Milford: Mulls zoning to spark downtown housing

MILFORD --- The Baker-Polito Administration has made Milford one of 20 communities to receive a 2019 Downtown Initiative Assistance grant and the town plans to use the $15,000 award to study potential zoning changes to bring more housing to its downtown.

February

19

2019

Sampan » Valerie Sizhe Li
Boston: POUA, St. Francis hold meeting on next phase

BOSTON --- With 46 affordable units at 48 Boylston St. nearly complete and residents about to move in, the Planning Office of Urban Affairs and St. Francis House held a public meeting to discuss its next phase - a 12-story, 126-unit apartment building at 41 LaGrange St., which is behind the new Boylston Street housing.

February

19

2019

The Patriot Ledger » Fred Hanson
Braintree: Zoning redraft headed for town council

BRAINTREE --- After four public meetings, the effort by Mayor Joseph Sullivan and the city to craft the town's first zoning overhaul in decades is headed for the town council, with critics saying the plan allows too much commercial and high-density residential while Sullivan is saying it's an effort by the town to better manage its future development.

February

19

2019

Boston Globe » Kathleen Conti
Watertown: Seeing a development & home price boom

WATERTOWN --- Long gone are the days when you could buy a condominium in Watertown for under $300,000. Now, the median condo price is $525,000 as "an unquenchable demand for housing and office space near Boston and Cambridge has transformed Watertown into a destination of its own." In reporting on what's behind Watertown's boom, the Globe's Kathleen Conti spoke with MHP's Center for Housing Data about the town's demographics, housing production and prices, and interviewed Watertown resident and MHP data co-director Callie Clark on how the town's housing picture is changing.

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