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Economic Development

Restored Masonic Building Now Home to New Residents and Businesses

The Masonic Building at 138 Pleasant Street has been restored and converted into a mixed-use transit oriented development now known as Residences @ Malden Station 138. The developers worked closely on a restoration and permitting program with...

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Opportunity to Re-Tool Commercial Street

MassDevelopment recently teamed up with the Mayor's Office, City Officials and Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) on a plan to reinvigorate the Commercial Street corridor.

MassDevelopment engaged two consultants for the project...

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Malden's Downtown Success Topic of MassDevelopment Webinar

Malden Redevelopment Authority Executive Director Deborah Burke joined Jefferson Apartment Group Vice President Sandi Silk on a webinar talking about the successful transformation of Malden Center through a public private partnership.


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THE FUTURE IS NOW Malden Tests Office Market Growth ~ Will Multifamily Boom Lay Groundwork for Job Cluster?

THE FUTURE IS NOW   Malden Tests Office Market Growth   Will Multifamily Boom Lay Groundwork for Job Cluster?  
By Steve Adams | Banker & Tradesman Staff | Apr 1, 2018


An Assembly Row-style apartment and...

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State Gives Final Approval on Malden's New Open Space Plan

The City received final approval from the State's Division of Conversation Services for a new Open Space and Recreation Plan for Malden through December 2024.

The plan was drafted by a 13 member committee that assisted the...

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ABCD Opens Head Start Center at 359 Commercial Street

Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) staff joined City, Federal and State officials at the June, 2017 ribbon cutting ceremonies of the opening of a new state-of-the-art Head Start preschool learning center in Malden. The Action for Boston...

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Major Façade Changes at Iconic Downtown Building

The owners of the Dowling Building located at 6 Pleasant Street have made significant improvements to the façade of this iconic structure which sits as an entrance to Malden Square.  The one-time dark, almost foreboding awning at 6 Pleasant...

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A Plan for a Renewed Commercial Street

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

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New Office Space at 295 Canal Street

Combined Properties Inc. is actively marketing its new office building at 295 Canal Street. The five-story building contains 67,000 square feet of which 55,000 square feet is leasable. There will be a small retail space on the ground floor.  The...

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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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