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MRA Executive Director Deborah Burke, Kathleen Manning Hall of the...
The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) won a $400,000 grant for improvements at Trafton Park on Granite Street, the maximum award amount under the state’s competitive Parkland Acquisitions and Renovations for Communities (PARC) grant program,...Read More
Mayor Gary Christenson and Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) Executive Director Deborah Burke joined community groups, advocates and project partners for a ribbon cutting event celebrating the reopening of FitzGerald Park, a pocket park...Read More
Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) staff took part in a community build at the Habitat for Humanity Boston affordable housing site in Malden. Under the direction of experienced on-site construction managers one MRA crew assembled and installed...Read More
The City of Malden received a Housing Needs Assessment (HNA) from the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) in June 2019 that demonstrated a need to address housing affordability in Malden. Working closely with the office of Mayor Gary...Read More
Malden’s newest assisted living development is open for business. Owned by Volunteers of America, a not-for-profit, Forestdale Park Assisted Living & Compass Memory Support at 341 Forest Street features 3 independent senior apartments, 60...Read More
Shout out to MaldenArts as it continues its ARTLine mural project on the Exchange Street side of the 110 Pleasant Street building. This mural has a “...Read More
The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) recently joined the Mayor’s Office and Malden Access Television to co-host a reception entitled, “Activating the Creative Economy in Malden” which brought together artists, local developers and business...Read More
New decorative lights adorn the walkway at Coytemore Lea Park on Mountain Avenue. The upgrade was funded with Community Development Block Grant funds administered by the Malden Redevelopment Authority.
Malden continues to attract new restaurants to its great dining scene. Faces Brew Pub and Restaurant will open Fall of 2019. The owners are retrofitting what was once the First National Bank of Malden at 46 Peasant Street into a 300-seat...Read More
This colorful banner recently went up on the new J Malden Center mixed-use development opposite the Malden Center MBTA Station.
Persons interested in receiving notice when the application process begins for Phase Two of the Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston (Habitat) Main Street, Malden project (a six unit townhouse development) should contact Esther Powell at...Read More
The CDBG Coalition, a network of national organizations led by the National Community Development Association, issued a report (July 2019) which speaks to the...Read More
City, State and Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) officials welcomed Massachusetts Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development Secretary Mike Kennealy to Malden Center where he toured some key economic development project sites.... Read More
Work is finishing up at FitzGerald Park, where the major work has been completed and there are only a few punch list items left to be completed by the contractor. FitzGerald Park, the pocket park on Exchange Street in Malden Center, is getting a...Read More
Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) and City officials turned out for the groundbreaking ceremony for two new single-family homes being built in Malden by Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston (Habitat).
The one time blighted parcels...Read More
Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) Executive Director Deborah Burke recently took a stroll down Pleasant Street for a curb side view of all the activities taking place. She captured some of the look, feel and excitement with these photos:... Read More
Two women-owned, local businesses to anchor mixed-use development across from T station slated to open in late fall 2019
(McLean, VA) May 20, 2019 – Jefferson Apartment Group (JAG), a leading multifamily developer and operator...
Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is building new Habitat Homes in Malden in partnership with low-income families. It will be a two phase project on property on Main Street which Habitat purchased from the Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA...Read More
More than $1.3 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding flows into Malden each year, helping the Cty build parks, rehab aging homes, improve infrastructure, and partner with local non-profits on issues including health,...Read More