Featured Residential Projects

Our New Residential construction experience ranges in scale from $5 Million to $50 Million and includes affordable housing, market rate, and mixed use properties. Much of NEI’s portfolio includes LEED certified projects, demonstrating our commitment to advance the environmental, social and economic objectives from construction start to project delivery and beyond.

Recent Residential Projects

Jackson Commons

Client: Urban Edge
Architect: Prellwitz Chilinski Associates, Inc
Location: Roxbury, MA
Value: $12.2 Million

This LEED certified, mixed-use, mixed-income project consists of 37 rental units and 12,000 SF of space for a neighborhood learning center and office space. The new facility is constructed around the historic Webb Building which is adaptively reused as both residential and commercial space.

The Flats At 22 & 44

Client: Mitchell Properties LLC
Architect: DMS Design LLC
Location: Chelsea, MA
Value: $16 Million

Located in Chelsea’s vibrant Box District, these innovative two new buildings include a mix of 96 market-rate and affordable units. Constructed in a design-build partnership, the buildings were designed and assembled with prefabricated modular units over fixed podiums and incorporate a small existing historic building. Complete site development blends the buildings together and revitalizes the streetscape.

Arlington 360

Client: Jefferson Apartment Group
Architect: The Architectural Team
Location: Arlington, MA
Value: $43 Million

Located on the former Symmes Hospital site, this mixed income, multifamily new construction consists of 176 townhomes and apartment units. The property features landscaped courtyards, a club room, a media room, a fitness center, a recreational court, a playground, and an outdoor pool, as well as surface and garage parking.

Whittier-Lyndhurst-Washington Apartments

Client: Codman Square NDC
Architect: Elton + Hampton Architects
Location: Dorchester, MA
Value: $4.8 Million

This initiative involved the transformation of four problem properties in the Codman Square neighborhood into 44 affordable rental units. NEI was responsible for two of the properties including the construction of a new LEED Silver certifiable four-story building on a formerly vacant lot on Washington Street as well as the historic rehab of a century old fire damaged brick structure on Lyndhurst Street.

Brighton Mills

Client: The Community Builders
Architect: CBT Architects
Location: Brighton, MA
Value: $6 Million

The project includes the complete construction of 20 energy efficient, affordable, homeownership townhomes, which included site development. The Brighton Mills Town Homes expands the recently completed 240 unit Charlesview Residence project bringing added vibrant life to this redeveloped Alston Brighton community.

Gorham Street Apartments

Client: Coalition For A Better Acre
Architect: Davis Square Architects
Location: Lowell, MA
Value: $6.3 Million

This 24 family unit, new construction housing project includes 1 to 3 bedroom apartments and 6 townhouses. Additional amenities include an elevator, community room, laundry facilities, and management office. The formerly vacant lot is the next positive evolution of this great neighborhood. Gorham Street Apartments is NEI’s 3rd project with CBA.

Residences at Stony Brook

Client: Common Ground Development Corp.
Architect: Winslow Architects, Inc.
Location: Westford, MA
Value: $7 Million

This project involved the new energy efficient construction of 36 affordable housing units across 7 residential style buildings in a family friendly community. It also included complete site development and careful logistical coordination with an adjacent public school.

Highland Terrace

Client: The Neighborhood Developers
Architect: ICON Architecture
Location: Chelsea, MA
Value: $6.5 Million

Part of Chelsea’s Box District, this former box manufacturing industrial district has been transformed as a new 250+ unit, multi-block residential neighborhood. Highland Terrace involved new construction of 32 family dwelling units in three three-story, wood-framed buildings, with two parking lots for 26 cars as well as landscaped open space.

Putnam Green

Client: Homeowner’s Rehab
Architect: ICON Architecture
Location: Cambridge, MA
Value: $10.5 Million

This new construction, 40 unit, affordable rental property achieved a Platinum LEED rating with 96% efficient mechanical systems. The project consists of two wood-framed buildings including a 40 unit midrise, separate six-family townhomes, a landscaped courtyard, and below grade parking.

525 Beach Street

Client: The Neighborhood Developers
Architect: ICON Architecture
Location: Revere, MA
Value: $6.4 Million

525 Beach Street is a new construction of 30 affordable units in a four-story wood structure over a steel parking garage. This project replaced a dilapidated warehouse on a tight urban site with a LEED Certified energy efficient development.

One Webster

Client: Synergy Investment & Development
Architect: ICON Architecture
Location: Chelsea, MA
Value: $13.9 Million

Built in wood framing, One Webster mixes residential and retail space in this 120 rental unit development located at the junction of two Chelsea neighborhoods. Each retail space was designed with individual entries. The rental units consist of a mix of studio, and one and two bedroom homes with high-end appliances and finishes, as well as parking.

Box Works Homes

Client: The Neighborhood Developers
Architect: ICON Architecture
Location: Chelsea, MA
Value: $6.7 Million

A new construction of 26 affordable and market-rate homeownership townhouse-style units, these energy efficient homes create a new street front in this dense urban community.

Wardman Apartments

Client: Urban Edge
Architect: ICON Architecture
Location: Roxbury, MA
Value: $3.4 Million

Wardman Apartments is a ground up reconstruction of 12 fire damaged affordable units in a historic wood-framed structure in the Roxbury neighborhood. This project included complete reconstruction of the building in a fast-track design-build process to quickly return displaced residents. This project is LEED for Homes Platinum certified.

Janus Highland Apartments

Client: The Neighborhood Developers
Architect: ICON Architecture
Location: Chelsea, MA
Value: $7.5 Million

Part of Chelsea’s Box District, this former box manufacturing industrial district has been transformed as a new 250+ unit, multi-block residential neighborhood. Janus Highland Apartments involved the construction 41 new affordable residential units consisting of a three story wood framed building with clapboard sided facades.