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Economic Development

Iconic Downtown Building Undergoing Major Façade Changes

The owners of the Dowling Building located at 6 Pleasant Street are in the process of making significant improvements to the façade of this iconic structure which sits as an entrance to Malden Square.  The dark, almost foreboding awning at 6...

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A Plan for a Renewed Commercial Street

The City of Malden through the office of Mayor Gary Christenson and the Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) have partnered with MassDevelopment to create an economic development and land use framework plan for the Commercial Street Corridor. The...

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Construction Underway on 295 Canal Street Office Building

City and Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) officials including Mayor Gary Christenson, MRA Executive Director Deborah Burke, Building Commissioner Nelson Miller, Wire Inspector Mike Crotty, Building Inspector Joe O’Callaghan and City Business...

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Downtown Apartment Complex Re-Branded by New Owner

The market-rate apartment complex at 480 Main Street has been re-branded by its new owners. Now known as Halstead Malden, the property, purchased about a year ago by DSF Group of Waltham, includes some ground floor retail and many amenities...

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Is the Next Hot Place to Live Already Out of Reach? | WGBH News

WGBH News  Stephanie Leydon

The hilly street where Amanda and Mark Linehan live with their three-year-old daughter, Georgia, is lined with well-tended bungalows. There's a basketball hoop set up on the sidewalk and plenty of trees....

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Facts About the Former Malden Government Center

Now a pile of rubble, the parcel at 200 Pleasant Street which formerly housed Malden City Hall and the Malden Police Station and the parcel at 184 Pleasant Street where a privately owned church once stood, are being re-tooled into a mixed-use...

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Exchange Two Hundred Will Market to Innovative Economy Tenants

Berkeley Investments (Berkeley) is working with the City of Malden and the Malden Redevelopment Authority on the repositioning of 200 Exchange Street, which has been rebranded as Exchange Two Hundred.  The building is in the heart of Malden...

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Transformation Underway in Downtown Malden

Properties that were once home to Malden City Hall and the Malden Police Station are being transformed into a unique 100 percent market rate, mixed-use project on the site where the Malden Government Center complex once stood.  Jefferson...

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Portion of Restored Masonic Building May Open its Doors October 2017

The restoration of the former Masonic Building on upper Pleasant Street is moving forward with plans by the redeveloper to have a portion of the project completed by October 2017. The second phase of the construction project—the construction of...

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Mayor Names Open Space and Recreation Committee

Mayor Christenson announced a 13 member committee to assist the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) in updating the City of Malden Open Space and Recreation Plan (OSRP) which was last updated in 2009 and covered the period of 2009-2016. The...

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