Flipping Gentrification: Nonprofit Developer to Break Ground for Construction of First Purpose-Built Affordable Condominiums in Somerville, Mass., in Over a Decade


 

Somerville, MA, September 9, 2017 – Daniel LeBlanc, Somerville Community Corporation CEO, and Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone will be joined by Lionel Romain of the Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation and Dan May, vice president, East Boston Savings Bank, on Saturday, September 9th at a Groundbreaking Ceremony for new construction of affordable condominiums at 163 Glen Street, East Somerville, Mass. Continue reading Flipping Gentrification: Nonprofit Developer to Break Ground for Construction of First Purpose-Built Affordable Condominiums in Somerville, Mass., in Over a Decade

SOMERVILLE:BIG LOTS = BIG MONEY FOR DEVELOPERS


By Judy Locchi Jacobs 
 

“We abuse land because we see it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect” – Aldo Leopold

The most glaring realization of the Porter Street neighborhood controversy, is not due to its proximity to Porter Square MBTA, it’s that city officials primary focus in on creating a bedroom community for thousands of transient millennials who can hop on a bike and be at Harvard and MIT in record time, financial district, seaport and the ever so bloated world of the techie. Continue reading SOMERVILLE:BIG LOTS = BIG MONEY FOR DEVELOPERS