Massachusetts

CAMBRIDGE, MASS. — MassHousing has provided $41.6 million in financing for a 106-unit affordable housing project that will be located at 52 New St. in Cambridge. The majority of the financing consists of a $15.4 million permanent loan and $24.7 million in tax credit equity bridge financing. Units will come in one-, two- and three-bedroom formats and will be reserved for households earning 30, 60 and 80 percent of the area median income. The six-story building will also include 3,500 square feet of commercial space. The borrower is social services provider Just A Start.

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EAST CAMBRIDGE, MASS. — Three tenants have signed leases totaling approximately 35,000 square feet at One Canal, a 112,000-square-foot life sciences property located across the Charles River from Boston in East Cambridge. The tenants are Larkspur Biosciences, Incendia Therapeutics and Deep Genomics. The square footages of the spaces were not disclosed. Breakthrough Properties, a joint venture between global real estate owner Tishman Speyer and biotechnology investment firm Bellco Capital, owns One Canal.

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BOSTON — MassDevelopment has provided $21.8 million in tax-exempt bond financing for a 63-unit affordable housing project that will be located in Boston’s Hyde Park neighborhood. The property will consist entirely of one-bedroom units that will be reserved for households earning 30, 50 or 60 percent or less of the area median income. The borrower and developer is an affiliate of B’nai B’rith Housing of New England. Eastern Bank purchased the bond. The Massachusetts Executive Office of Housing & Livable Communities also provided $16.1 million in tax credit equity for the project.

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BURLINGTON, MASS. — Regional brokerage firm Atlantic Capital Partners has negotiated the sale of Middlesex Marketplace, a 38,243-square-foot shopping center in Burlington, a northern suburb of Boston. Built in 2013, the property was 89 percent leased at the time of sale to tenants such as Smith & Wollensky, Visionworks, Ideal Image and AFC Urgent Care. Justin Smith, Chris Peterson and Matt Ericson of Atlantic Capital Partners represented the seller and procured the buyer, both of which requested anonymity, in the transaction.

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CHESTNUT HILL, MASS. — Regional brokerage firm Atlantic Capital Partners has arranged the $41 million sale of The Landing at Chestnut Hill, an office campus located about six miles south of downtown Boston. The Landing at Chestnut Hill comprises four buildings totaling 117,641 square feet on a 5.3-acre site. Justin Smith, Sean Gildea, David Smookler, Chris Peterson and Danielle Donovan of Atlantic Capital Partners represented the undisclosed seller in the transaction. The team also procured the buyer, City Realty, which plans to redevelop the property to feature a mix of uses.

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DEVENS, MASS. — Locally based developer King Street Properties has received an undisclosed amount of construction financing for a 210,000-square-foot advanced manufacturing project that will be located in the northwestern Boston suburb of Devens. The building at 75 Jackson Road will be the fourth such structure on the 700,000-square-foot Pathway Devens campus. Preliminary sitework is underway, and completion is slated for the third quarter of 2025. First Citizens Bank and Berkshire Bank provided the financing. The project team includes general contractor BW Kennedy, Vivo Architecture and Highpoint Engineering.

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REVERE, MASS. — Regional developer Redgate is underway on construction of Gibson Point, a 291-unit apartment community in the Boston suburb of Revere. Gibson Point will offer studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom units. Amenities will include a fitness studio, sauna and cold plunge pools, recovery room, private coworking areas and a lounge with an indoor/outdoor bar, deck and fully equipped kitchen. The property will also feature an onsite restaurant and immediate access to the nearby Gibson Park. Preleasing will begin on June 1, with the first move-ins commencing in September.

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BURLINGTON, MASS. — Bob’s Discount Furniture has opened a 43,000-square-foot store and showroom at 3 Abbott Park in Burlington, a northwestern suburb of Boston. The space will house furniture with smart technology features, as well as with multipurpose functionalities and furniture that promotes wellness. Based in Manchester, Conn., Bob’s operates about 170 stores across 24 states.

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MALDEN, MASS. — The DSF Group, an investment firm with offices in Boston and Washington D.C., has sold Halstead Malden Square, a 195-unit apartment complex located on the northern outskirts of Boston. Built in 2015, the six-story, market-rate building houses studio, one- and two-bedroom units and amenities such as a pool, fitness center, golf simulator, game room, bocce ball court and outdoor grilling and dining stations. Simon Butler, Biria St. John, John McLaughlin and Brian Bowler of CBRE represented DSF Group in the transaction. The team also procured the buyer, an entity advised by Nuveen Real Estate.

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BOSTON — Locally based development and investment firm The Davis Cos. has begun leasing Hew at 1515, a 150-unit apartment building in Boston’s Brighton neighborhood. Designed by RODE Architects, the seven-story building is part of a larger complex at 1515 Commonwealth Ave. that includes a 102-unit condo building. Units come in studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom floor plans. Amenities include a clubroom with a catering kitchen, fitness center, rooftop terrace and bar, coworking spaces, a multi-sport simulator and a pet spa. The first move-ins will begin this summer. Rents start at $2,770 per month for a studio apartment.

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