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The Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development (formerly Malden Redevelopment Authority) is located at 215 Pleasant St., 3rd Floor.

Downtown Revitalization

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 Center, immediately across from the Malden Center MBTA stop.  Exchange Two Hundred will benefit from significant investment to upgrade all aspects of the building, providing the environs that creative economy tenants have come to expect in a dynamic workplace.

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 Apartment Group (JAG) is redeveloping this site into “Jefferson at Malden Center”, a transit-oriented development that will reconnect Malden’s primary retail street—Pleasant Street—with the MBTA Station at Malden Center.  This property, located in the Housing Development Incentive Program (HDIP) zone approved by the City and the Massachusetts Department of

Fixing Another Flawed Government Center

Fixing Another Flawed Government Center Malden Square Attracts Investors
Steve Adams | Banker & Tradesman Staff | May 15, 2016

 

The first thing that stood out to Sandi Silk was the transit numbers.
 

Nearly 13,000 commuters hop on and off the MBTA’s Orange Line at Malden Center station daily. That’s virtually identical to the ridership at a nearby economic development success story: Somerville’s Davis Square.

 

MAPC Study Shows Downtown Parking Needs to be Better Organized

The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) released its final report of findings on a Malden Center Parking Study that highlights the needs and challenges facing local businesses, consumers and visitors to the downtown Malden area. The MAPC is the regional planning agency for cities and towns in Metro Boston and focuses on a number of issues including land use, transportation and economic development. The study was funded in part through a state grant and by the Malden Redevelopment Authority through its off-street parking program.