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.

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 Gurney

Client: Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing
Architect: Goody Clancy
Location: Boston, MA
Value: $12.1 Million

Occupying a long-vacant parcel formerly owned by MBTA at the junction of Tremont, Gurney, and Station streets, this mixed-use, transit-oriented development is part of a larger development designed to reestablish Roxbury Crossing as a positive Gateway to Mission Hill. One Gurney has 40 units of affordable housing, retail, office, and community space totaling 77,529 SF.


Client: The Neighborhood Developers
Architect: Utile, Inc.
Location: Chelsea, MA
Value: $9.2 Million

Located on the site of the former French Naturalization Club on Spencer Avenue in Chelsea, MA, Acadia is a 42,000 SF new affordable housing development with 34 units. Just one block from Chelsea’s four elementary schools, and one block from major bus lines on Broadway, the building includes a community room, common laundry, and on-site parking for all 34 homes.

28 Austin

Client: Dinosaur Capital Partners and Oaktree Development
Architect: Stantec
Location: Newton, MA
Value: $24.5 Million

Located on the site of the former Austin Street Municipal Parking Lot in Newtonville, this 68-unit modular mixed-use building provides quality housing options for households of all income levels. The four-story, 82,000 SF development includes amenities such as a lounge with dining, a fitness center, a roof terrace and dog park, and 5,000 SF of ground-floor retail space.

50 York

Client: Just-A-Start Corporation
Architect: Winslow Architects, Inc.
Location: Cambridge, MA
Value: $6.7 Million

St. Patrick’s Apartments was destroyed in a 2016 10-alarm fire in the Wellington-Harrington neighborhood of Cambridge. The newly constructed three-story 50 York Street was built on the footprint of the former building and has restored all 16 affordable housing units to replace those destroyed by the fire.