In the News
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
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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,...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
On December 12, 2018 the Baker-Polito Administration hosted the Massachusetts Opportunity Zone Conference at the UMass Lowell Conference Center, engaging over 330 municipal leaders, state officials, economic development professionals, investors,...Read More
MRA staff purchased toys, clothing, shoes, gift cards, etc. for Housing Families' Annual Holiday Gift Drive. Housing Families runs a "Wonderland Boutique" so parents/families can shop for gifts. Housing Families is a Malden-based organization...Read More
The City of Malden dedicated a refurbished and expanded World War I memorial at Devir Park at the corner of Malden Street and the Fellsway. Several hundred people were in attendance. The newly restored memorial consists of two new monuments...Read More
The City of Malden has received state support to provide construction financing for the reconstruction of Exchange Street in Malden Center. The work will include new sidewalks, new pavement, decorative lighting and a bike lane. MassDOT will...Read More