OUR PROJECTS

We believe a complex project can become simple with the right team focused on a common goal. While we prefer to solve your problems before they occur, we can add value at any point in the real estate development cycle.

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MULTIFAMILY HOUSING

37 Wales

Dorchester, MA

Client: Heading Home
Architect: Studio G Architects
Contractor: Bald Hill Builders
Completion Date: Spring 2024

Scope: Nick Munkenbeck is serving as Owner's Project Manager for the construction of this new, four-story residential building. It will contain 20 rental units of permanent supportive housing for Heading Home, who serves nearly 1,500 homeless and formerly homeless people in the greater Boston area. The high-performance building envelope and all-electric HVAC are designed to Passive House and LEED Silver standards.

108  Centre

Brookline, MA

Client: Hebrew SeniorLife
Architect: ICON Architecture
Contractor: NEI General Contracting
Completion Date: Late 2024

Scope: In our third project with Hebrew SeniorLife, TDS provided pre-construction services and Owner’s Project Management on a new high rise forseniors. The building has received pre-certification from the Passive House Institute, and the team will be pursuing full certification upon completion.

117 Union

New Bedford, MA

Client: New Bedford Development Corporation,
E3 Development LLC
Architect: Stantec
Contractor: DF Pray

Scope: The mixed-use re-development at 117 Union Street combines historic preservation, new construction, and ground floor retail. When complete, the project will provide 45 new units of workforce housing to downtown New Bedford.  

141 Fisher Ave

Boston, MA

Client: Back of the Hill CDC
Architect: Mix Design and Development LLC
Contractor: Various
Completion Date: Summer 2022

Scope: TDS is assisting Back of the Hill CDC in the execution of a new model of affordable homeownership development. Instead of relying on state and federal subsidies to create this affordability, BOTH CDC is exploring a direct connection to sellers, allowing them to capture the tax incentives of selling to BOTH CDC at below market prices. BOTH CDC then packages these acquisitions savings with a renovation geared to affordability and passes those savings onto new homeowners. TDS helped develop the proforma, retained all third-party consultants, and helped the Owner act as its own general contractor, directly hiring all subcontractors.

31 Tufts Street

Somerville, MA

Client: E3 Development LLC
Architect: Placetailor
Contractor: Bald Hill Builders
Completion Date: Summer 2023

Scope: TDS is providing E3 Development with Owner’s Project Management andClerk-of-the-Works services for the new construction of a 16-unit midrise building in Somerville. The building, designed by Placetail will be PassiveHouse Certified, and a leader in the field of energy efficiency. TDS helped the Owner and Contractor overcome last minute budget issues during times of extreme price volatility in the spring of 2022by value engineering the design and developingcreative risk-share provisions in the contract.

508 Diversey

Chicago, IL

Client: Broder
Architect: Pappageorge Haymes Partners
Contractor: Macon Construction
Completion Date: 2019

Scope: Doug Tierney served as Owner’s Representative during the new construction of 53 units of luxury residences in Chicago’s Lincoln Park and Lake view neighborhoods. Building amenities include a fitness center, a spectacular roof deck with views of downtown Chicago, bike storage and repair areas, and a dog spa.

52 New Street

Cambridge, MA

Client: Just-A-Start Corporation
Architect: RODE Architects, Inc
Contractor: Callahan Construction Managers

Scope: TDS is the Owner’s Representative for this mixed-use, 107-unit, Passive House certified new Smart Growth development in Cambridge, MA. New Street is one of the first projects to be planned under the City’s new Affordable Housing Overlay (AHO) Zoning District, designed to help affordable housing developers create new, permanently affordable homes more quickly, more cost effectively, and in areas of the city where there are currently fewer affordable housing opportunities. The AHO allows the creation of new, permanently affordable housing that is denser than what might be allowed under base zoning and creates a new review process through which new affordable housing can be approved more efficiently.

6 Quint Ave

Boston, MA

Client: Allston Brighton CDC
Architect: The Narrow Gate
Contractor: Bald Hill Builders
Completion Date: Fall 2023
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Scope: TDS is providing Clerk-of-the-Works and Owner’s Project Management services for the renovation of an existing building into 15 units, 14 of which will be permanently affordable supportive housing units for extremely low-income individuals in recovery. Peter Rex is overseeing the construction process for Allston Brighton CDC, targeting opportunities for cost savings and ensuring a timely delivery.

62 Packard Street

Hudson, MA

Client: Metro West Collaborative Development
Architect: Davis Square Architects
Contractor: TBD

Scope: TDS is working with Metro West Collaborative Development to create 40 new units of affordable housing in Hudson, Massachusetts. This 100% electric project will utilize heat pumps for both space heating and domestic hot water, and will achieve Passive House certification once complete. TDS is providing both pre-construction services and Owner's Project Management services through the completion of this project.

Amethyst Brook Apartments

Pelham, MA

Client: Home City Development
Architect: Architecture EL
Contractor: Western Builders Inc
Completion Date: TBD

Scope: The Amethyst Brook Apartments consist of a new 28 unit Passive House building at the site of the former Montague Fly Rod Factory, and a new 6 unit building with historic detailing to match the character of the larger site. The complex project involves significant retaining walls, wetland adjacencies, ledge, and significant elevation changes. TDS is providing pre-construction services, including design reviews and value engineering.

Bridle Path Apartments

Randolph, MA

Client: Preservation of Affordable Housing
Architect: ICON Architecture
Contractor: South Coast Improvement Company

Scope: TDS is providing refinancing scope and pricing review as well as construction oversight for occupied UFAS upgrades. This includes upgrades for site accessibility, sustainability goals, elective electrical infrastructure, and previously deferred repairs to these three buildings, each consisting of three residential stories totaling 104 units which border the Bear Swamp Conservation Area.

Chestnut Gardens

Lynn, MA

Client: Preservation of Affordable Housing
Architect: ICON Architecture
Contractor: South Coast Improvement Company

Scope: TDS is providing refinancing scope and pricing review as well as construction oversight for occupied UFAS upgrades. This includes upgrades for site accessibility, sustainability goals, elective electrical infrastructure, and previously deferred repairs to these five- to six- story buildings located on four separate sites totaling 321 units constructed in the late 60s.

Clarendon  Hill

Somerville, MA

Client: Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH)
Architect: ICON Architecture
Contractor: Dellbrook /JKS
Completion Date: TBD

Scope: The redevelopment of Clarendon Hill apartments involves the demolition of three buildings of dilapidated 1940’s housing stock and the new construction of an168 unit modular housing complex.

29 Jackson

Somerville, MA

Client: Somerville Community Corporation
Architect: Davis Square Architects
Contractor: TBD
Completion Date: TBD

Scope: This property is part of the 100 Homes Program, a partnership with the City of Somerville and the Massachusetts Housing Investment Corporation, with significant support from local Community Preservation Act funds, which combats speculation and the displacement of local tenants from Somerville’s existing housing stock. Eli Herman is serving as Owner's Project Manager during the renovation of this two-family, three-story home.

Downing Square - Broadway Initiative

Arlington, MA

Client: Housing Corporation of Arlington
Architect: Davis Square Architects, Inc.
Contractor: Delphi Construction
Completion Date: December 2021

Scope: The two Downing Square / Broadway Initiative projects are composed of three new low-and mid-rise buildings on challenging sites in Arlington, Massachusetts. The wood framed buildings all meet the new Stretch Energy Code, with detailed air sealing, compartmentalization between units, and continuous exterior insulation. The ground floor of the mixed-use Broadway project will be the new home of the Arlington Eats Market.

Fairweather Apartments

Beverly, Danvers, Peabody & Salem, MA

Client: Preservation of Affordable HousingArchitect: ICON Architecture
Contractor: South Coast Improvement Co.
Completion Date: TBD

Scope: TDS is providing refinancing scope and pricing review as well as construction oversight for occupied UFAS upgrades. This includes upgrades for site accessibility, sustainability goals, elective electrical infrastructure, and previously deferred repairs to these five to six story buildings located on four separate sites totaling 321 units constructed in the late 60's.

Yarmouth Gardens

Yarmouth, MA

Client: Commonwealth Community Developers
Architect: Winslow Architects, Inc
Contractor: Delphi Construction
Completion Date: End of 2021

Scope: TDS has provided plan reviews and project management services to the developer of Yarmouth Gardens, delivering 40 new affordable units on the site of the former Yarmouth Gardens Motor Lodge. The old motor lodge is making way for two new 2-story buildings featuring contemporary design, competitive amenities, desirable floor plans and high-end designer finishes. The development will offer 40 one-, two-, and three-bedroom affordable apartment rentals in a family-friendly community conveniently located near local shopping, dining, and recreational opportunities. Accessible units are designed to accommodate mobility and/or sensory impairments. TDS employee John Cavacas is serving as Clerk-of-the-Works.

LeClair Village

Mashpee, MA

Client: Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH)
Architect: Dream Collaborative
Contractor: Delphi
Completion Date: Summer 2024

Scope: The construction of LeClair Village at 950 Falmouth Road in Mashpee will provide 39 new units of critical affordable housing to Cape Cod. TDS’ John Cavacas is providing both Owner’s Project Management and Clerk-of-the-Works services.

Mill Falls Apartments

Methuen, MA

Client: Standard Communities
Architect: Union Studio
Contractor: Iron Fish Construction
Completion Date: 2023

Scope: TDS is providing plan review, pre-construction, and project management services for the common area upgrades to Mill Falls Apartments. The project includes replacement of all common area finishes, and a reconfiguration of the ground floor lobby, mail room, and management office spaces. In addition, the scope includes installation of new exterior lighting along the façade that over looks the scenic Spicket River.

Norweta Apartments

Chicago, IL

Client: Broder
Architect: Pappageorge Haymes Partners
Contractor: Macon Construction
Completion Date: 2019

Scope: Doug Tierney served as Owner’s Representative during the new construction of 41 units of luxury residences in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood. Building amenities include a fitness center, business center, guest suite for out-of-town visitors, private roof decks, swimming pool, underground garage, patios with fire pits and large format chess board, bike storage and repair areas, and a dog spa.

Norweta Condominiums

Chicago, IL

Client: Broder
Architect: Pappageorge Haymes Partners
Contractor: Macon Construction
Completion Date: 2019

Scope: Doug Tierney served as Owner’s Representative during the new construction of 24 luxury condominiums in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood. Building amenities include a fitness center, business center, private roof decks, swimming pool, underground garage, patios with fire pits and large format chess board, bike storage and repair areas, and a dog spa.

Olmsted Green

Boston, MA

Client: Lena New Boston
Architect: Davis Square Architects
Contractor: NEI
Completion Date: Summer 2024

Scope: Olmsted Green consists of 80 new units of homeownership at the site of the former Boston State Hospital in Mattapan. The project is the fourth phase of a five phase project and is expected to start in late 2022. TDS is providing owner’s project management and Clerk-of-the-Works services.

Rindge Commons

Cambridge, MA

Client: Just-A-Start Corporation
Architect: ICON Architecture
Contractor: Dellbrook | JKS
Completion Date: Winter 2023

Scope: The sea of underutilized parking lots surrounding Rindge Towers off Alewife Brook Parkway will soon help alleviate the city’s affordable housing shortage. The first of two PHIUS-certified buildings is expected to go into construction in late 2021 and will include three and a half levels of community space, commercial offices, and pre-kindergarten programming below two and a half levels of housing. The project must solve complex circulation, access control, and acoustic challenges, and use mixed construction types to combine all three functions into a harmonious building. Phase 2 will create an eight-story building at the southwest corner of the site. Both buildings must be constructed within tight footprints while maintaining the Owner’s ongoing operations at the Rindge Tower!

Salem Heights

Salem, MA

Client: Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH)
Architect: ICON Architecture
Contractor: Delphi Construction
Completion Date: End of 2022

Scope: The renovations to Salem Heights will replace 12+ stories of unrelieved and failing exterior brick masonry with a new high-performance envelope, along with selective interior upgrades across the 281 units. All units will receive innovative, state-of-the-art, and highly efficient heat pump systems. The project is being done in occupied phases, with on-site tenant relocation. SeanRamos is serving as the Clerk-of-the-Works.

Simon C Fireman Expansion

Randolph, MA

Client: Hebrew Senior Life
Architect: ICON Architecture
Contractor: Bald Hill Builders
Completion Date: Summer 2023 

Scope: Responding to the increasing demand for high quality independent senior living with integrated support services, Hebrew Senior Life will be adding another wing to its Simon C Fireman Community. The wing will add 45 new units to the original 160 and will be Passive House certified. TDS is acting as the Owner’s Representative, and Peter Rex is serving as Clerk-of-the-Works.

Simon C Fireman Renovation

Randolph, MA

Client: Hebrew Senior Life
Architect: ICON Architecture
Contractor: South Coast Improvements
Completion Date: Early 2022

Scope: The 160-unit Simon C Fireman Community is undergoing a transformation to provide residents with a host of new finishes, new bathrooms, windows, flooring, lighting, paint, and electrical load centers. Ten units will be reconfigured for seniors with disabilities. The building must also consider a proposed addition and exterior improvements while designing and implementing the current improvements. TDS is acting as the Owner’s Representative, and Peter Rex is serving as Clerk-of-the-Works.

Squirrelwood Apartments

Cambridge, MA

Client: Just-A-Start Corporation
Architect: Davis Square Architects, Inc.
Contractor: Callahan Construction
Completion Date: October 2021 

Scope: Almost every imaginable construction type comprised the 13 buildings in Squirrelwood Apartments: new construction, scattered site rehab, a substantial addition to an existing building, historic renovations, Passive House certification, nine phased relocations, and one occupied rehab that needed to be reconfigured mid-project to phased relocation due to COVID-19. The 14-unit Passive House building has the distinction of being measured in 2021 as the 4th tightest building in the United States!

University Green

Cambridge, MA

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Walando Homes

Boston, MA

Client: Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation
Architect: Sorensen Partners / Architects + Planners, Inc
Contractor: Groom Construction Co., Inc
Completion Date: TBD

Scope: TDS joined the project team seven months into construction to assist the team with adjustments to a large number of unforeseen conditions, scope modifications, and schedule recovery.

Westminster Senior Apartments

Westminster, MA

Client: Commonwealth Community Developers
Architect: Winslow Architects, Inc
Contractor: Delphi Construction
Completion Date: Early 2025

Scope: TDS is providing plan review, pre-construction, and project management services for Westminster Apartments. When complete, the project will provide 40 new senior units adjacent to the Westminster senior center. In addition to numerous amenity spaces for seniors, the development includes both a gym and a long walking trail around the forested grounds. This 100% electric project will utilize heat pumps for both space heating and domestic hot water, and a large solar array feeding both systems.

Bow Linden

Somerville, MA

Client: Somerville Community Corporation
Architect: Joy St. Design
Contractor: South Coast Improvement Company
Completion Date: TBD

Scope: TDS is continuing its work with SCC on the historic 33 Bow Street and newer 34 Linden Street. Bow Street requires extensive envelope improvements including air sealing and insulation, as well as repair to interior units and common areas. The seven Linden Street buildings require interior upgrades as well as site accessibility improvements. Eli Herman and Pam Maryanski are providing Owner’s Project Management services, including architect and contractor selection, scope development, and sustainability consulting.  

Lynn Shelter

Lynn, MA

Client: Lynn Shelter Association
Architect: Jones Architecture
Contractor: Landmark and JMS Masonry & Restoration
Completion Date: TBD

Scope: Rising on the site of the Historic Osmund Hotel, The new Lynn Shelter will help individuals transition to permanent housing through its services and programming. TDS is providing pre-construction services including document review and contractor selection. Eli Herman is serving as Owner’s Project Manager during the renovation of the basement and ground floor of LSA’s property to create a lobby, common areas, dormitories, kitchen, dining space, restrooms, laundry room, and an accessible entrance. The scope also includes full repointing and restoration of the façade and will be financed by of historic tax credits.

Heading Home Properties

Lawrence, Jamaica Plain, Dorchester, MA

Client: Heading Home, Inc.
Architect: TBD
Contractor: TBD
Completion Date: Fall 2025

Scope: Heading Home’s mission is to end homelessness in the Greater Boston area, and TDS is supporting their efforts to improve conditions in four of their shelters located in Lawrence (pictured), Jamaica Plain, and Dorchester. HVAC, envelope, and weatherization improvements, as well as life safety and accessibility upgrades, are included in the scope. We are assisting them with architect and general contractor procurement and helping them navigate direct bidding to subs where appropriate. We also are taking advantage of free energy upgrades provided by the LEAN Multifamily Program. Three of our project managers are carefully orchestrating this work occurring at scattered, occupied sites.  

SENIOR HOUSING

108 Centre

Brookline, MA

Client: Hebrew Senior Life
Architect: ICON Architecture
Contractor: TBD
Completion Date: Late 2024

Scope: In our third project with Hebrew SeniorLife, TDS provided pre-construction services andOwner’s Project Management on a new high rise foseniors. The building has received pre-certification from the Passive House Institute, and the team will be pursuing full certification upon completion.

Simon C Fireman Renovation

Randolph, MA

Client: Hebrew Senior Life
Architect: ICON Architecture
Contractor: South Coast Improvements
Completion Date: Early 2022

Scope: The 160-unit Simon C Fireman Community is undergoing a transformation to provide residents with a host of new finishes, new bathrooms, windows, flooring, lighting, paint, and electrical load centers. Ten units will be reconfigured for seniors with disabilities. The building must also consider a proposed addition and exterior improvements while designing and implementing the current improvements. TDS is acting as the Owner’s Representative, and Peter Rex is serving asClerk-of-the-Works.

Simon C Fireman Expansion

Randolph, MA

Client: Hebrew Senior Life
Architect: ICON Architecture
Contractor: Bald Hill Builders
Completion Date: Summer 2023 

Scope: Responding to the increasing demand for high quality independent senior living with integrated support services, Hebrew Senior Life will be adding another wing to its Simon C Fireman Community. The wing will add 45 new units to the original 160 and will be Passive House certified. TDS is acting as the Owner’s Representative, and Peter Rex is serving as Clerk-of-the-Works.

Westminster Senior Apartments

Westminster, MA

Client: Commonwealth Community Developers
Architect: Winslow Architects, Inc
Contractor: Delphi Construction
Completion Date: Early 2025

Scope: TDS is providing plan review, pre-construction, and project management services for Westminster Apartments. When complete, the project will provide 40 new senior units adjacent to the Westminster senior center. In addition to numerous amenity spaces for seniors, the development includes both a gym and a long walking trail around the forested grounds. This 100% electric project will utilize heat pumps for both space heating and domestic hot water, and a large solar array feeding both systems.

CONDOMINIUMS

University Green

Cambridge, MA

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Norweta Condominiums

Chicago, IL

Client: Broder
Architect: Pappageorge Haymes Partners
Contractor: Macon Construction
Completion Date: 2019

Scope: Doug Tierney served as Owner’s Representative during the new construction of 24luxury condominiums in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood. Building amenities include a fitness center, business center, private roof decks, swimming pool, underground garage, patios with fire pits and large format chess board, bike storage and repair areas, and a dog spa.



LUXURY

508 Diversey

Chicago, IL

Client: Broder
Architect: Pappageorge Haymes Partners
Contractor: Macon Construction
Completion Date: 2019

Scope: Doug Tierney served as Owner’s Representative during the new construction of 53 units of luxury residences in Chicago’s Lincoln Park and Lake view neighborhoods. Building amenities include a fitness center, a spectacular roof deck with views of downtown Chicago, bike storage and repair areas, and a dog spa.

Norweta Apartments

Chicago, IL

Client: Broder
Architect: Pappageorge Haymes Partners
Contractor: Macon Construction
Completion Date: 2019

Scope: Doug Tierney served as Owner’s Representative during the new construction of 41units of luxury residences in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood. Building amenities include a fitness center, business center, guest suite for out-of-town visitors, private roof decks, swimming pool, underground garage, patios with fire pits and large format chess board, bike storage and repair areas, and a dog spa.

Norweta Condos

Chicago, IL

Client: Broder
Architect: Pappageorge Haymes Partners
Contractor: Macon Construction
Completion Date: 2019

Scope: Doug Tierney served as Owner’s Representative during the new construction of 24luxury condominiums in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood. Building amenities include a fitness center, business center, private roof decks, swimming pool, underground garage, patios with fire pits and large format chess board, bike storage and repair areas, and a dog spa.

OFFICE

313 Pleasant Street

Watertown, MA

Client: Broder
Architect: Various
Contractor: Various
Completion Date: TBD

Scope: TDS is assisting Broder in the renovation of its lab building at 313 Pleasant Street. Scope includes new rooftop HVAC equipment, pH neutralization systems, and lab fit out.

Broder Watertown

Watertown, MA

Client: Broder
Architect: CBT Architects
Contractor: Suffolk Construction
Completion Date: TBD

Scope: TDS is assisting Broder in the development of an 180,000 square foot lab building, five story freestanding parking garage, and an outdoor pavilion.

Children's Services of Roxbury

Boston, MA

Client: Children’s Services of Roxbury
Architect: Mass Design Group
Contractor: Janey Construction Management
Completion Date: TBD

Scope: The Children’s Services of Roxbury’s mission is to bring peace of mind to vulnerable children and families across Massachusetts. The project team is helping expand the reach of this mission by assisting CSR in increasing the size of their corporate headquarters. The project scope involves the creative joining of two existing buildings with a glass atrium. TDS is providing pre-construction services.

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Rindge Commons

Cambridge, MA

Client: Just-A-Start Corporation
Architect: ICON Architecture
Contractor: Dellbrook | JKS
Completion Date: Winter 2023

Scope: The sea of underutilized parking lots surrounding Rindge Towers off Alewife BrookParkway will soon help alleviate the city’s affordable housing shortage. The first of two PHIUS-certified buildings is expected to go into construction in late2021 and will include three and half levels of community space, commercial offices, and pre-kindergarten programming below two and a half levels of housing. The project must solve complex circulation, access control, acoustic challenges, and mixed construction types to combine all three uses into a harmonious building. Phase 2 will create an eight-story building at the southwest corner of the site. Both buildings must be constructed within tight footprints while maintaining the Owner’s ongoing operations at the Rindge Tower!

LIFE SCIENCES

313 Pleasant Street

Watertown, MA

Client: Broder
Architect: Various
Contractor: Various
Completion Date: TBD

Scope: TDS is assisting Broder in the renovation of its lab building at 313 Pleasant Street. Scope includes new rooftop HVAC equipment, pH neutralization systems, and lab fit out.

Broder Watertown

Watertown, MA

Client: Broder
Architect: CBT Architects
Contractor: Suffolk Construction
Completion Date: TBD

Scope: TDS is assisting Broder in the development of an 180,000 square foot lab building, five story freestanding parking garage, and an outdoor pavilion.

Rindge Commons

Cambridge, MA

Client: Just-A-Start Corporation
Architect: ICON Architecture
Contractor: Dellbrook | JKS
Completion Date: Winter 2023

Scope: The sea of underutilized parking lots surrounding Rindge Towers off Alewife Brook Parkway will soon help alleviate the city’s affordable housing shortage. The first of two PHIUS-certified buildings is expected to go into construction in late 2021and will include three and half levels of community space, commercial offices, and pre-kindergarten programming below two and a half levels of housing. The project must solve complex circulation, access control, acoustic challenges, and mixed construction types to combine all three uses into a harmonious building. Phase 2 will create an eight-story building at the southwest corner of the site. Both buildings must be constructed within tight footprints while maintaining the Owner’s ongoing operations at the Rindge Tower!  

PASSIVE HOUSE

108  Centre

Brookline, MA

Client: Hebrew SeniorLife
Architect: ICON Architecture
Contractor: NEI General Contracting
Completion Date: Late 2024

Scope: In our third project with Hebrew SeniorLife, TDS provided pre-construction services and Owner’s Project Management on a new high rise foseniors. The building has received pre-certification from the Passive House Institute, and the team will be pursuing full certification upon completion.

117 Union

New Bedford, MA

Client: New Bedford Development Corporation,
E3 Development LLC
Architect: Stantec
Contractor: DF Pray

Scope: The mixed-use re-development at 117 Union Street combines historic preservation, new construction, and ground floor retail. When complete, the project will provide 45 new units of workforce housing to downtown New Bedford.  

31 Tufts Street

Somerville, MA

Client: E3 Development LLC
Architect: Placetailor
Contractor: Bald Hill Builders
Completion Date: Summer 2023

Scope: TDS is providing E3 Development with Owner’s Project Management andClerk-of-the-Works services for the new construction of a 16-unit midrise building in Somerville. The building, designed by Placetailer, will be PassiveHouse Certified, and a leader in the field of energy efficiency. TDS helped the Owner and Contractor overcome last minute budget issues during times of extreme price volatility in the spring of 2022by value engineering the design and developing creative risk-share provisions in the contract.

52 New Street

Cambridge, MA

Client: Just-A-Start Corporation
Architect: RODE Architects, Inc
Contractor: Callahan Construction Managers

Scope: TDS is the Owner’s Representative for this mixed-use, 107-unit, Passive House certified new Smart Growth development in Cambridge, MA. New Street is one of the first projects to be planned under the City’s new Affordable Housing Overlay (AHO) Zoning District, designed to help affordable housing developers create new, permanently affordable homes more quickly, more cost effectively, and in areas of the city where there are currently fewer affordable housing opportunities. The AHO allows the creation of new, permanently affordable housing that is denser than what might be allowed under base zoning and creates a new review process through which new affordable housing can be approved more efficiently.

62 Packard Street

Hudson, MA

Client: Metro West Collaborative Development
Architect: Davis SquareArchitects
Contractor: TBD

Scope: TDS is working with Metro West Collaborative Development to create 40 new units of affordable housing in Hudson, Massachusetts. This 100% electric project will utilize heat pumps for both space heating, and domestic hot water, and will achieve Passive House certification once complete.

Amethyst Brook Apartments

Pelham, MA

Client: Home City Development
Architect: Architecture EL
Contractor: Western Builder’s Inc
Completion Date: TBD

Scope: The Amethyst Brook Apartments consist of a new 28 unit Passive House building at the site of the former Montague Fly Rod Factory, and a new 6 unit building with historic detailing to match the character of the larger site. The complex project involves significant retaining walls, wetland adjacencies, ledge, and significant elevation changes. TDS is providing pre-construction services, including design reviews and value engineering.

Rindge Commons

Cambridge, MA

Client: Just-A-Start Corporation
Architect: ICON Architecture
Contractor: Dellbrook | JKS
Completion Date: Winter 2023

Scope: The sea of underutilized parking lots surrounding Rindge Towers off Alewife BrookParkway will soon help alleviate the city’s affordable housing shortage. The first of two PHIUS-certified buildings is expected to go into construction in late2021 and will include three and half levels of community space, commercial offices, and pre-kindergarten programming below two and a half levels of housing. The project must solve complex circulation, access control, acoustic challenges, and mixed construction types to combine all three uses into a harmonious building. Phase 2 will create an eight-story building at the southwest corner of the site. Both buildings must be constructed within tight footprints while maintaining the Owner’s ongoing operations at the Rindge Tower!

Salem Heights

Salem, MA

Client: Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH)
Architect: ICON Architecture
Contractor: Delphi Construction
Completion Date: End of 2022

Scope: The renovations to Salem Heights will replace 12+ stories of unrelieved and failing exterior brick masonry with a new high-performance envelope, along with selective interior upgrades across the 281 units. All units will receive innovative, state-of-the-art, and highly efficient heat pump systems. The project is being done in occupied phases, with on-site tenant relocation. SeanRamos is serving as the Clerk-of-the-Works.

Simon C Fireman Expansion

Randolph, MA

Client: Hebrew Senior Life
Architect: ICON Architecture
Contractor: Bald Hill Builders
Completion Date: Summer 2023 

Scope: Responding to the increasing demand for high quality independent senior living with integrated support services, Hebrew Senior Life will be adding another wing to its Simon C Fireman Community. The wing will add 45 new units to the original 160 and will be Passive House certified. TDS is acting as the Owner’s Representative, and Peter Rex is serving as Clerk-of-the-Works.

Squirrelwood Apartments

Cambridge, MA

Client: Just-A-Start Corporation
Architect: Davis Square Architects, Inc.
Contractor: Callahan Construction
Completion Date: October 2021 

Scope: Almost every imaginable construction type comprised the 13 buildings in Squirrelwood Apartments: new construction, scattered site rehab, a substantial addition to an existing building, historic renovations, Passive House certification, nine phased relocations, and one occupied rehab that needed to be reconfigured mid-project to phased relocation due to COVID-19. The 14-unit Passive House building has the distinction of being measured in 2021 as the 4th tightest building in the United States!

RENOVATION

117 Union

New Bedford, MA

Client: New Bedford Development Corporation,
E3 Development LLC
Architect: Stantec
Contractor: DF Pray

Scope: The mixed-use re-development at 117 Union Street combines historic preservation, new construction, and ground floor retail. When complete, the project will provide 45 new units of workforce housing to downtown New Bedford.  

141 Fisher Ave

Boston, MA

Client: Back of the Hill CDC
Architect: Mix Design and Development LLC
Contractor: Various
Completion Date: Summer 2022

Scope: TDS is assisting Back of the Hill CDC in the execution of a new model of affordable homeownership development. Instead of relying on state and federal subsidies to create this affordability, BOTH CDC is exploring a direct connection to sellers, allowing them to capture the tax incentives of selling to BOTH CDC at below market prices. BOTH CDC then packages these acquisitions savings with a renovation geared to affordability and passes those savings onto new homeowners. TDS helped develop the proforma, retained all third-party consultants, and helped the Owner act as its own general contractor, directly hiring all subcontractors.

313 Pleasant Street

Watertown, MA

Client: Broder
Architect: Various
Contractor: Various
Completion Date: TBD

Scope: TDS is assisting Broder in the renovation of its lab building at 313 Pleasant Street. Scope includes new rooftop HVAC equipment, pH neutralization systems, and lab fit out.

6 Quint Ave

Boston, MA

Client: Allston Brighton CDC
Architect: Narrow Gate
Contractor: Bald Hill Builders
Completion Date: TBD

Scope: TDS is providing Clerk-of-the-Works and Owner’s Project Management services for the renovation of an existing building into 15 units, 14 of which will be permanently affordable supportive housing units for extremely low-income individuals in recovery. Peter Rex is overseeing the construction process for Allston Brighton CDC, targeting opportunities for cost savings and ensuring a timely delivery.

Bridle Path Apartments

Randolph, MA

Client: Preservation of Affordable Housing
Architect: ICON Architecture
Contractor: South Coast Improvement Company

Scope: TDS is providing refinancing scope and pricing review as well as construction oversight for occupied UFAS upgrades. This includes upgrades for site accessibility, sustainability goals, elective electrical infrastructure, and previously deferred repairs to these three buildings, each consisting of three residential stories totaling 104 units which border the Bear Swamp Conservation Area.

Chestnut Gardens

Lynn, MA

Client: Preservation of Affordable Housing
Architect: ICON Architecture
Contractor: South Coast Improvement Company

Scope: TDS is providing refinancing scope and pricing review as well as construction oversight for occupied UFAS upgrades. This includes upgrades for site accessibility, sustainability goals, elective electrical infrastructure, and previously deferred repairs to these five to six story buildings located on four separate sites totaling 321 units constructed in the late 60s

CEDAC - Home Modification Loan Program Inspections

Various Locations

Client: Community EconomicDevelopment Assistance Corporation (CEDAC)
Architect: Various
Contractor: Various
Completion Date: Ongoing

Scope: TDS is helping homeowners with disabilities remain in their homes by providing oversight to CEDAC’s Home Modification Loan Program, under which homeowners and small landlords can fund accessibility upgrades.

Children's Services of Roxbury

Watertown, MA

Client:

Walando Homes

Boston, MA

Client: Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation
Architect: Sorensen Partners / Architects + Planners, Inc
Contractor: Groom Construction Co., Inc
Completion Date: TBD

Scope: TDS joined the project team 7 months into construction to assist the team with adjustments to a large number of unforeseen conditions, scope modifications, and schedule recovery.

Fairweather Apartments

Beverly, Danvers, Peabody & Salem, MA

Client: Preservation of Affordable Housing
Architect: ICON Architecture
Contractor: South Coast Improvement Company

Scope: TDS is providing refinancing scope and pricing review as well as construction oversight for occupied UFAS upgrades. This includes upgrades for site accessibility, sustainability goals, elective electrical infrastructure, and previously deferred repairs to these five to six story buildings located on four separate sites totaling 321 units constructed in the late 60s

Mills Falls Apartments

Methuen, MA

Client: Standard Communities
Architect: Union Studio
Contractor: Iron Fish Construction
Completion Date: 2023

Scope: TDS is providing plan review, pre-construction, and project management services for the common area upgrades to Mill Falls Apartments. The project includes replacement of all common area finishes, and a reconfiguration of the ground floor lobby, mail room, and management office spaces. In addition, the scope includes installation of new exterior lighting along the façade that over looks the scenic Spicket River.

Salem Heights

Salem, MA

Client: Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH)
Architect: ICON Architecture
Contractor: Delphi Construction
Completion Date: End of 2022

Scope: The renovations to Salem Heights will replace 12+ stories of unrelieved and failing exterior brick masonry with a new high-performance envelope, along with selective interior upgrades across the 281 units. All units will receive innovative, state-of-the-art, and highly efficient heat pump systems. The project is being done in occupied phases, with on-site tenant relocation. SeanRamos is serving as the Clerk-of-the-Works.

Simon C Fireman Renovation

Randolph, MA

Client: Hebrew Senior Life
Architect: ICON Architecture
Contractor: South Coast Improvements
Completion Date: Early 2022

Scope: The 160-unit Simon C Fireman Community is undergoing a transformation to provide residents with a host of new finishes, new bathrooms, windows, flooring, lighting, paint, and electrical load centers. Ten units will be reconfigured for seniors with disabilities. The building must also consider a proposed addition and exterior improvements while designing and implementing the current improvements. TDS is acting as the Owner’s Representative, and Peter Rex is serving asClerk-of-the-Works.

Squirrelwood Apartments

Cambridge, MA

Client: Just-A-Start Corporation
Architect: Davis Square Architects, Inc.
Contractor: Callahan Construction
Completion Date: October 2021 

Scope: Almost every imaginable construction type comprised the 13 buildings in Squirrelwood Apartments: new construction, scattered site rehab, a substantial addition to an existing building, historic renovations, Passive House certification, nine phased relocations, and one occupied rehab that needed to be reconfigured mid-project to phased relocation due to COVID-19. The 14-unit Passive House building has the distinction of being measured in 2021 as the 4th tightest building in the United States!



OCCUPIED REHAB

Bridle Path Apartments

Randolph, MA

Client: Preservation of Affordable Housing
Architect: ICON Architecture
Contractor: South Coast Improvement Company

Scope: TDS is providing refinancing scope and pricing review as well as construction oversight for occupied UFAS upgrades. This includes upgrades for site accessibility, sustainability goals, elective electrical infrastructure, and previously deferred repairs to these three buildings, each consisting of three residential stories totaling 104 units which border the Bear Swamp Conservation Area.

Chestnut Gardens

Lynn, MA

Client: Preservation of Affordable Housing
Architect: ICON Architecture
Contractor: South Coast Improvement Company

Scope: TDS is providing refinancing scope and pricing review as well as construction oversight for occupied UFAS upgrades. This includes upgrades for site accessibility, sustainability goals, elective electrical infrastructure, and previously deferred repairs to these five- to six- story buildings located on four separate sites totaling 321 units constructed in the late 60s.

CEDAC - Home Modification Loan Program Inspections

Various Locations

Client: Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation (CEDAC)
Architect: Various
Contractor: Various
Completion Date: Ongoing

Scope: TDS is helping homeowners with disabilities remain in their homes by providing oversight to CEDAC’s Home Modification Loan Program, under which homeowners and small landlords can fund accessibility upgrades.

Fairweather Apartments

Salem, MA

Client: Preservation of Affordable Housing
Architect: ICON Architecture
Contractor: South Coast Improvement Company

Scope: TDS is providing refinancing scope and pricing review as well as construction oversight for occupied UFAS upgrades. This includes upgrades for site accessibility, sustainability goals, elective electrical infrastructure, and previously deferred repairs to these five- to six- story buildings located on four separate sites totaling 321 units constructed in the late 60s.

Mills Falls Apartments

Methuen, MA

Client: Standard Communities
Architect: Union Studio
Contractor: Iron Fish Construction
Completion Date: 2023

Scope: TDS is providing plan review, pre-construction, and project management services for the common area upgrades to Mill Falls Apartments. The project includes replacement of all common area finishes, and a reconfiguration of the ground floor lobby, mail room, and management office spaces. In addition, the scope includes installation of new exterior lighting along the façade that over looks the scenic Spicket River.

Salem Heights

Salem, MA

Client: Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH)
Architect: ICON Architecture
Contractor: Delphi Construction
Completion Date: End of 2022

Scope: The renovations to Salem Heights will replace 12+ stories of unrelieved and failing exterior brick masonry with a new high-performance envelope, along with selective interior upgrades across the 281 units. All units will receive innovative, state-of-the-art, and highly efficient heat pump systems. The project is being done in occupied phases, with on-site tenant relocation. SeanRamos is serving as the Clerk-of-the-Works.

Simon C Fireman Renovation

Randolph, MA

Client: Hebrew Senior Life
Architect: ICON Architecture
Contractor: South Coast Improvements
Completion Date: Early 2022

Scope: The 160-unit Simon C Fireman Community is undergoing a transformation to provide residents with a host of new finishes, new bathrooms, windows, flooring, lighting, paint, and electrical load centers. Ten units will be reconfigured for seniors with disabilities. The building must also consider a proposed addition and exterior improvements while designing and implementing the current improvements. TDS is acting as the Owner’s Representative, and Peter Rex is serving asClerk-of-the-Works.

Squirrelwood Apartments

Cambridge, MA

Client: Just-A-Start Corporation
Architect: Davis Square Architects, Inc.
Contractor: Callahan Construction
Completion Date: October 2021 

Scope: Almost every imaginable construction type comprised the 13 buildings in Squirrelwood Apartments: new construction, scattered site rehab, a substantial addition to an existing building, historic renovations, Passive House certification, nine phased relocations, and one occupied rehab that needed to be reconfigured mid-project to phased relocation due to COVID-19. The 14-unit Passive House building has the distinction of being measured in 2021 as the 4th tightest building in the United States!

NEW CONSTRUCTION

108  Centre

Brookline, MA

Client: Hebrew SeniorLife
Architect: ICON Architecture
Contractor: NEI General Contracting
Completion Date: Late 2024

Scope: In our third project with Hebrew SeniorLife, TDS provided pre-construction services and Owner’s Project Management on a new high rise foeniors. The building has received pre-certification from the Passive House Institute, and the team will be pursuing full certification upon completion.

117 Union

New Bedford, MA

Client: New Bedford Development Corporation,
E3 Development LLC
Architect: Stantec
Contractor: DF Pray

Scope: The mixed-use re-development at 117 Union Street combines historic preservation, new construction, and ground floor retail. When complete, the project will provide 45 new units of workforce housing to downtown New Bedford.  

31 Tufts Street

Somerville, MA

Client: E3 Development LLC
Architect: Placetailor
Contractor: Bald Hill Builders
Completion Date: Summer 2023

Scope: TDS is providing E3 Development with Owner’s Project Management andClerk-of-the-Works services for the new construction of a 16-unit midrise building in Somerville. The building, designed by Placetailer, will be PassiveHouse Certified, and a leader in the field of energy efficiency. TDS helped the Owner and Contractor overcome last minute budget issues during times of extreme price volatility in the spring of 2022by value engineering the design and developing creative risk-share provisions in the contract.

508 Diversey

Chicago, IL

Client: Broder
Architect: Pappageorge Haymes Partners
Contractor: Macon Construction
Completion Date: 2019

Scope: Doug Tierney served as Owner’s Representative during the new construction of 53units of luxury residences in Chicago’s Lincoln Park and Lake view neighborhoods. Building amenities include a fitness center, a spectacular roof deck with views of downtown Chicago, bike storage and repair areas, and a dog spa.

52 New Street

Cambridge, MA

Client: Just-A-Start Corporation
Architect: RODE Architects, Inc
Contractor: Callahan Construction Managers

Scope: TDS is the Owner’s Representative for this mixed-use, 107-unit, Passive House certified new Smart Growth development in Cambridge, MA. New Street is one of the first projects to be planned under the City’s new Affordable Housing Overlay (AHO) Zoning District, designed to help affordable housing developers create new, permanently affordable homes more quickly, more cost effectively, and in areas of the city where there are currently fewer affordable housing opportunities. The AHO allows the creation of new, permanently affordable housing that is denser than what might be allowed under base zoning and creates a new review process through which new affordable housing can be approved more efficiently.

62  Packard Street

Hudson, MA

Client: Metro West Collaborative Development
Architect: Davis SquareArchitects
Contractor: TBD

Scope: TDS is working with Metro West Collaborative Development to create 40 new units of affordable housing in Hudson, Massachusetts. This 100% electric project will utilize heat pumps for both space heating, and domestic hot water, and will achieve Passive House certification once complete.

Amethyst Brook Apartments

Pelham, MA

Client: Home City Development
Architect: Architecture EL
Contractor: Western Builder’s Inc
Completion Date: TBD

Scope: The Amethyst Brook Apartments consist of a new 28 unit Passive House building at the site of the former Montague Fly Rod Factory, and a new 6 unit building with historic detailing to match the character of the larger site. The complex project involves significant retaining walls, wetland adjacencies, ledge, and significant elevation changes. TDS is providing pre-construction services, including design reviews and value engineering.

Broder Watertown

Watertown, MA

Client: Broder
Architect: CBT Architects
Contractor: Suffolk Construction
Completion Date: TBD

Scope: TDS is assisting Broder in the development of an 180,000 square foot lab building, five story freestanding parking garage, and an outdoor pavilion.

Clarendon  Hill

Somerville, MA

Client: Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH)
Architect: ICON Architecture
Contractor: Dellbrook /JKS
Completion Date: TBD

Scope: The redevelopment of Clarendon Hill apartments involves the demolition of three buildings of dilapidated 1940’s housing stock and the new construction of an168 unit modular housing complex.

Downing Square - Broadway Initiative

Arlington, MA

Client: Housing Corporation of Arlington
Architect: Davis SquareArchitects, Inc.
Contractor: Delphi Construction
Completion Date: December 2021

Scope: The two Downing Square / Broadway Initiative projects are composed of three new low-and mid-rise buildings on challenging sites in Arlington, Massachusetts. The wood framed buildings all meet the new Stretch Energy Code, with detailed air sealing, compartmentalization between units, and continuous exterior insulation. The ground floor of the mixed-use Broadway project will be the new home of the Arlington Eats Market.

Yarmouth Gardens

Yarmouth, MA

Client: Commonwealth Community Developers
Architect: Winslow Architects, Inc
Contractor: Delphi Construction
Completion Date: End of 2021

Scope: TDS has provided plan reviews and project management services to the developer of YarmouthGardens, delivering 40 new affordable units on the site of the former YarmouthGardens Motor Lodge. The old motor lodge is making way for two new 2-story buildings featuring contemporary design, competitive amenities, desirable floor plans and high-end designer finishes. The development will offer 40 one-, two-, and three-bedroom affordable apartment rentals in a family-friendly community conveniently located near local shopping, dining, and recreational opportunities. Accessible units are designed to accommodate mobility and/or sensory impairments. TDS employee John Cavacas is serving as Clerk-of-the-Works.

LeClaire Village

Mashpee, MA

Client: Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH)
Architect: Dream Collaborative
Contractor: Delphi
Completion Date: Summer 2024

Scope: The construction of LeClaire Village at 950 Falmouth Road in Mashpee will provide39 new units of critical affordable housing to Cape Cod. TDS’ John Cavacas is providing both Owner’s Project Management and Clerk-of-the-Works services.

Norweta  Apartments

Chicago, IL

Client: Broder
Architect: Pappageorge Haymes Partners
Contractor: Macon Construction
Completion Date: 2019

Scope: Doug Tierney served as Owner’s Representative during the new construction of 41units of luxury residences in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood. Building amenities include a fitness center, business center, guest suite for out-of-town visitors, private roof decks, swimming pool, underground garage, patios with fire pits and large format chess board, bike storage and repair areas, and a dog spa.

Norweta Condominiums

Chicago, IL

Client: Broder
Architect: Pappageorge Haymes Partners
Contractor: Macon Construction
Completion Date: 2019

Scope: Doug Tierney served as Owner’s Representative during the new construction of 24luxury condominiums in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood. Building amenities include a fitness center, business center, private roof decks, swimming pool, underground garage, patios with fire pits and large format chess board, bike storage and repair areas, and a dog spa.

Olmsted  Green

Boston, MA

Client: Lena New Boston
Architect: Davis Square Architects
Contractor: NEI
Completion Date: Summer 2024

Scope: Olmsted Green consists of 80 new units of homeownership at the site of the formerBoston State Hospital in Mattapan. The project is the fourth phase of a five phase project and is expected to start in late 2022. TDS is providing owner’s project management and Clerk-of-the-Works services.

Rindge Commons

Cambridge, MA

Client: Just-A-Start Corporation
Architect: ICON Architecture
Contractor: Dellbrook | JKS
Completion Date: Winter 2023

Scope: The sea of underutilized parking lots surrounding Rindge Towers off Alewife BrookParkway will soon help alleviate the city’s affordable housing shortage. The first of two PHIUS-certified buildings is expected to go into construction in late2021 and will include three and half levels of community space, commercial offices, and pre-kindergarten programming below two and a half levels of housing. The project must solve complex circulation, access control, acoustic challenges, and mixed construction types to combine all three uses into a harmonious building. Phase 2 will create an eight-story building at the southwest corner of the site. Both buildings must be constructed within tight footprints while maintaining the Owner’s ongoing operations at the Rindge Tower!

Simon C Fireman Expansion

Randolph, MA

Client: Hebrew Senior Life
Architect: ICON Architecture
Contractor: Bald Hill Builders
Completion Date: Summer 2023 

Scope: Responding to the increasing demand for high quality independent senior living with integrated support services, Hebrew Senior Life will be adding another wing to its Simon C Fireman Community. The wing will add 45 new units to the original 160 and will be Passive House certified. TDS is acting as the Owner’s Representative, and Peter Rex is serving as Clerk-of-the-Works.

Squirrelwood Apartments

Cambridge, MA

Client: Just-A-Start Corporation
Architect: Davis Square Architects, Inc.
Contractor: Callahan Construction
Completion Date: October 2021 

Scope: Almost every imaginable construction type comprised the 13 buildings in Squirrelwood Apartments: new construction, scattered site rehab, a substantial addition to an existing building, historic renovations, Passive House certification, nine phased relocations, and one occupied rehab that needed to be reconfigured mid-project to phased relocation due to COVID-19. The 14-unit Passive House building has the distinction of being measured in 2021 as the 4th tightest building in the United States!

Westminster  Senior Apartments

Westminster, MA

Client: Commonwealth Community Developers
Architect: Winslow Architects, Inc
Contractor: Delphi Construction
Completion Date: Early 2025

Scope: TDS is providing plan review, pre-construction, and project management services for Westminster Apartments. When complete, the project will provide 40 new senior units adjacent to the Westminster senior center. In addition to numerous amenity spaces for seniors, the development includes both a gym and a long walking trail around the forested grounds. This 100% electric project will utilize heat pumps for both space heating and domestic hot water, and a large solar array feeding both systems.



MIXED USE

117 Union

New Bedford, MA

Client: New Bedford Development Corporation,
E3 Development LLC
Architect: Stantec
Contractor: DF Pray

Scope: The mixed-use re-development at 117 Union Street combines historic preservation, new construction, and ground floor retail. When complete, the project will provide 45 new units of workforce housing to downtown New Bedford.  

508 Diversey

Chicago, IL

Client: Broder
Architect: Pappageorge Haymes Partners
Contractor: Macon Construction
Completion Date: 2019

Scope: Doug Tierney served as Owner’s Representative during the new construction of 53units of luxury residences in Chicago’s Lincoln Park and Lake view neighborhoods. Building amenities include a fitness center, a spectacular roof deck with views of downtown Chicago, bike storage and repair areas, and a dog spa.

52 New Street

Cambridge, MA

Client: Just-A-Start Corporation
Architect: RODE Architects, Inc
Contractor: Callahan Construction Managers

Scope: TDS is the Owner’s Representative for this mixed-use, 107-unit, Passive House certified new Smart Growth development in Cambridge, MA. New Street is one of the first projects to be planned under the City’s new Affordable Housing Overlay (AHO) Zoning District, designed to help affordable housing developers create new, permanently affordable homes more quickly, more cost effectively, and in areas of the city where there are currently fewer affordable housing opportunities. The AHO allows the creation of new, permanently affordable housing that is denser than what might be allowed under base zoning and creates a new review process through which new affordable housing can be approved more efficiently.

Broder Watertown

Watertown, MA

Client: Broder
Architect: CBT Architects
Contractor: Suffolk Construction
Completion Date: TBD

Scope: TDS is assisting Broder in the development of an 180,000 square foot lab building, five story freestanding parking garage, and an outdoor pavilion.

Downing Square/Broadway

Arlington, MA

Client: Housing Corporation of Arlington
Architect: Davis SquareArchitects, Inc.
Contractor: Delphi Construction
Completion Date: December 2021

Scope: The two Downing Square / Broadway Initiative projects are composed of three new low-and mid-rise buildings on challenging sites in Arlington, Massachusetts. The wood framed buildings all meet the new Stretch Energy Code, with detailed air sealing, compartmentalization between units, and continuous exterior insulation. The ground floor of the mixed-use Broadway project will be the new home of the Arlington Eats Market.

Rindge Commons

Cambridge, MA

Client: Just-A-Start Corporation
Architect: ICON Architecture
Contractor: Dellbrook | JKS
Completion Date: Winter 2023

Scope: The sea of underutilized parking lots surrounding Rindge Towers off Alewife BrookParkway will soon help alleviate the city’s affordable housing shortage. The first of two PHIUS-certified buildings is expected to go into construction in late2021 and will include three and half levels of community space, commercial offices, and pre-kindergarten programming below two and a half levels of housing. The project must solve complex circulation, access control, acoustic challenges, and mixed construction types to combine all three uses into a harmonious building. Phase 2 will create an eight-story building at the southwest corner of the site. Both buildings must be constructed within tight footprints while maintaining the Owner’s ongoing operations at the Rindge Tower!

AFFORDABLE HOMEOWNERSHIP

141 Fisher

Boston, MA

Client: Back of the Hill CDC
Architect: Mix Design and Development LLC
Contractor: Various
Completion Date: Summer 2022

Scope: TDS is assisting Back of the Hill CDC in the execution of a new model of affordable homeownership development. Instead of relying on state and federal subsidies to create this affordability, BOTH CDC is exploring a direct connection to sellers, allowing them to capture the tax incentives of selling to BOTH CDC at below market prices. BOTH CDC then packages these acquisitions savings with a renovation geared to affordability, and passes those savings onto new homeowners.  TDS helped develop the proforma, retained all third party consultants, and helped the Owner act as its own general contractor, directly hiring all subcontractors.

Olmsted Green

Boston, MA

Client: Lena New Boston
Architect: Davis Square Architects
Contractor: NEI
Completion Date: Summer 2024

Scope: Olmsted Green consists of 80 new units of homeownership at the site of the former Boston State Hospital in Mattapan. The project is the fourth phase of a five phase project and is expected to start in late 2022. TDS is providing owner’s project management and Clerk-of-the-Works services.



HISTORIC

117 Union

New Bedford, MA

Client: New Bedford Development Corporation,
E3 Development LLC
Architect: Stantec
Contractor: DF Pray

Scope: The mixed-use re-development at 117 Union Street combines historic preservation, new construction, and ground floor retail. When complete, the project will provide 45 new units of workforce housing to downtown New Bedford.

Mills Falls Apartments

Methuen, MA

Client: Standard Communities
Architect: Union Studio
Contractor: Iron Fish Construction
Completion Date: 2023

Scope: TDS is providing plan review, pre-construction, and project management services for the common area upgrades to Mill Falls Apartments. The project includes replacement of all common area finishes, and a reconfiguration of the ground floor lobby, mail room, and management office spaces. In addition, the scope includes installation of new exterior lighting along the façade that over looks the scenic Spicket River.

Squirrelwood Apartments

Cambridge, MA

Client: Just-A-Start Corporation
Architect: Davis Square Architects, Inc.
Contractor: Callahan Construction
Completion Date: October 2021 

Scope: Almost every imaginable construction type comprised the 13 buildings in Squirrelwood Apartments: new construction, scattered site rehab, a substantial addition to an existing building, historic renovations, Passive House certification, nine phased relocations, and one occupied rehab that needed to be reconfigured mid-project to phased relocation due to COVID-19. The 14-unit Passive House building has the distinction of being measured in 2021 as the 4th tightest building in the United States!

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