Tom English's of Dorchester will eventually be replaced by a 5 story building with 38 residential units. Plans have been filed for 951-951A Dorchester Avenue by developer Adam Sarbaugh. Part of the plans for the building include a restaurant and market on the ground floor. There will also be 26 parking spots available. Stay tuned about more from this mixed use development!
A local Dorchester developer is looking into two parcels of land close to the Four Corners Commuter Rail Station. The proposed building would be a 27-unit residential building. This would be a five story building that would bring more people to the neighborhood. 23 of the units would be at market rate and four would be considered affordable to low or moderate income residents. The units would include nine studios, 12 one-bedroom units, five two-bedroom units with a range of 500-1,160 sq. ft. This would also include enclosed parking, a bike room, lounge, community room, and large open space in the back of the units. The developer is currently seeking zoning relief, so stay tuned as this proposals plans continue to unfold.
Gregory Murphy has applied to the town of Hingham for permission to put up a three-story building, but members of the board are not totally sold yet. Murphy has applied to build a three-story, mixed-up building at 6 Station Street. The proposed development has 4,800 sq. ft. of commercial space on the ground floor with 8 two-bedroom units above a 16 space parking structure. The lot proposed is across the street from Station 27 Hair Salon and Sub Galley, and down the street from the retail building at 132 North St., which Murphy owns. Many business owners and residents are concerned with the traffic patterns and the aesthetics of how the building will look. Murphy has altered plans for this building a few times, but concerned neighbors are bringing things
Trying to get a good deal in Boston? Usually that is impossible, as Boston is one of the most expensive cities in the US for renters. But, there is a loophole, signing your lease in either January or February. According to reports from RentHop, the best time to rent an apartment in Boston is during the wintertime. January and February are the slowest months for new leases. February was considered the best month to move into a one bedroom, with rents generally dipping during that time. Almost no surprise to anyone, September 1 is the highest point to rent all year. That is also due to the influx of students in Boston that arrive every school year (Hello Allston Christmas). So, if you are in the market start looking now! Contact us if you would like to set