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Brownfield redevelopment and recent PCB regulations - by Malcolm Beeler

The greater availability recently of brownfields and other grants has made the redevelopment of former mills and historical buildings more financially attractive. However, the presence of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in building materials, especially paints, can lead to significant future liability.

J. Calnan & Associates, Inc., LeftField Project Management, Hammel, Green & Abrahamson, and AHA Engineers complete Biocytogen Pharmaceuticals project

Waltham, MA J. Calnan & Associates, Inc. (JC&A) has completed a project for Biocytogen Pharmaceuticals. The grand opening of Biocytogen’s new 37,000 s/f facility, marks a notable achievement in advancing research and development in the global biomedical sector.

Vessel Technologies, Inc. approved for development at 125 Henkel Way in Rocky Hill, CT

Rocky Hill, CT Vessel Technologies, Inc. won unanimous approval from the Rocky Hill Planning & Zoning Commission for its latest development, a two-building complex consisting of 96 attainably priced homes to be located on a long-vacant site at 125 Henkel Way.

Bozzuto begins preleasing at 178-unit Rowen
at The Pinehills

Plymouth, MA Bozzuto, a diversified real estate company celebrated for its developments, construction, property management, and homebuilding, has begun preleasing at Rowen at The Pinehills, a thoughtfully designed residential neighborhood offering privacy, serenity, and outdoor recreation.

Crimson Galeria LP to transform building from office to apartments in Harvard Square

Cambridge, MA Nauset Construction has begun implementing significant building support measures and structural steel upgrades to the Crimson Galeria building in Harvard Sq. as the owners, Crimson Galeria LP, pivot from office uses to apartments for the planned three-story vertical addition. The owners originally permitted the building to construct office space on top of the Crimson Galeria, but during the COVID-19 pandemic decided

Hope Real Estate Enterprises LLC and Capstone Communities LLC celebrate opening of 40-unit Frost Terrace

Cambridge, MA Capstone Communities LLC (Capstone) and Hope Real Estate Enterprises LLC (Hope Real Estate) joined the city, public officials, and the local community to celebrate the grand opening of Frost Terrace, a 100% affordable, transit-oriented community located at 1791 Massachusetts Ave., in the Porter Sq. neighborhood. At a time when the need for high-quality, affordable housing options in Greater Boston has never been higher, Frost Terrace

Peabody Properties presents Edward A. Fish
Award to director of facilities Regan

Braintree, MA The Peabody Companies, a group of award-winning property management and real estate firms, presented Mark Regan, director of facilities, with the Edward A. Fish Achievement Award during its 2023 annual business meeting held at Gillette Stadium.

Caritas Communities names Connell as interim executive director

Braintree, MA The board of directors of Caritas Communities has named Frank Connell as interim executive director of the independent, non-sectarian, nonprofit organization, which provides housing to about 900 men and women in the Greater Boston area.

McBurnie joins LeftField as senior project manager

Boston, MA According to LeftField, an owner’s project management firm, Matt McBurnie has joined the company as senior project manager. In this role, McBurnie is responsible for managing the planning, design, and construction of projects within a variety of sectors on behalf of owners and developers.

Beacon Communities hosts a ribbon cutting at Edith Johnson

New Haven, CT Beacon Communities hosted a ribbon cutting celebrating major upgrades to 95 affordable apartments at Edith Johnson. The two-year renovation of the 14-story high-rise community serving low-income, elderly residents also included assuming loans and tax credits so that Edith Johnson continues to be an affordable housing resource for decades to come.