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Activating the Creative Economy in Malden

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...

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New Decorative Lights at Coytemore Lea Park

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.

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Faces Brew Pub and Restaurant On Track to Open Fall of 2019

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...

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MRA Seeking HOME Director

An exciting opportunity to join the Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) to oversee the HOME Consortium and work with diverse communities that are experiencing exciting growth opportunities. The ideal candidate should have a background in...

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J Malden Center Development

This colorful banner recently went up on the new J Malden Center mixed-use development opposite the Malden Center MBTA Station.

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Habitat Main Street Project Phase Two

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...

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CDBG Coalition Issues Report on Impact and Funding Need

The CDBG Coalition, a network of national organizations led by the National Community Development Association, issued a report (July 2019) which speaks to the...

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EOHED Secretary Visits Malden Center

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.

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FitzGerald Park Improvements Slated for Completion July 2019

FitzGerald Park, the pocket park on Exchange Street in Malden Center, is getting a facelift this summer as new benches, an artist’s table, and play equipment are installed to activate the park and further engage the full breadth of the Malden...

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Groundbreaking for Habitat Homes May 29, 2019

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...

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A "Pleasant" Stroll

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:

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Jefferson Apartment Group Announces First Retail Tenants to Sign on at J Malden Center

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...

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Habitat Homes Coming to Malden

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...

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Malden and the Nation Celebrate Community Development Week

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,...

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Notice of Availability of FY 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan Draft

The City of Malden and North Suburban Consortium (NSC) comprised of the communities of Malden, Medford, Arlington, Everett, Chelsea, Melrose, Revere and Winthrop, acting by and through the Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) completed a...

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Do You Want to Work at the New Encore Boston Harbor?

The City of Malden negotiated a surrounding community agreement that gives properly qualified Malden residents a hiring preference over residents of every city except the host city of Everett.  Go to the Encore Boston Harbor Culinary Job Fair to...

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General Land Area Minimum (GLAM) Calculation Completed

The City has been working with the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) to gain a better understanding of housing need and demand in Malden. As part of this process MAPC recently completed a General Land Area Minimum (GLAM) analysis, also...

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Three New Apartment Buildings Under Construction at Overlook Ridge

Erland Construction has been selected by Roseland Residential - A Mack-Cali Company - to construct three five-story market rate apartment buildings and a five-level precast parking garage at Overlook Ridge.  Marketed under the name, Cantera,...

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CBD Garage - A Good Option for Saturday Parking

Beginning Saturday, February 23, 2019, persons who come to Malden Center can park all day for $3.00 at the CBD Garage, 170 Centre Street.  This is a good option for those who plan to stay and take advantage of the many retail and dining options...

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MRA Has New Operator to Manage Its Off-Street Parking Program

The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) has a new parking operator to manage its off-street parking program which consists of garages and lots in the downtown and a lot in Maplewood Square.  SP+ Parking of Boston is the new operator. It was one...

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