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We are proud to congratulate Lynne Sweet for winning the CREW Boston 2016 ACHIEVEMENT AWARD for Entrepreneur of the year! Lynne is pictured standing second from the right with the other recipients of the 2016 CREW Boston Achievement Awards.

Summary Comparison Sheet

20150428_121834(0)MAPS Senior Housing Forum in Lowell

LDS Consulting Group, LLC conducted a series of six public forums on behalf of the Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers (MAPS) to hear the questions and thoughts about senior housing and service needs from members of its community. In addition, LDS conducted an on line survey including a mailing to 1,000 MAPS contacts.

New Projects

65-69 Seattle Street, Allston, MA / Harvard University – Public Review Files

Please see the documents below from the Community Meeting on November 21, 2023:

Video from Zoom Meeting on November 21, 2023
Presentation by Athena
Presentation by Norfolk Construction/Urban Edge
Presentation by Urbanica

Summary Comparison Sheet.pdf
Athena Allston Proposal Design Plans.pdf
Athena Allston Proposal Team Qualifications.pdf
Boston Real Estate Capital Design Plans.pdf
Boston Real Estate Capital Team Qualifications.pdf
Dakota Partners Design Plans.pdf
Dakota Partners Team Qualifications.pdf
NDC URBAN EDGE Design Plans oveview.pdf
NDC URBAN EDGE Team Qualifications.pdf
Urbanica Design Plans.pdf
Urbanica Team Qualifications.pdf

40B Planning and Permitting Wilmington 40B

Financial Analysis Waterfield Lot  

General Planning Holyoke Hub

General Planning New Bedford HUB

Community Outreach and Education Somerville Inclusionary Zoning

LDS Publications 

Traffic and Housing: Related? A Cape Cod Case Study
Case Study: Affordable Housing and Real Estate Tax Assessing
A New Approach to Fiscal Impact Studies
LDS Senior Housing NCHMA White paper
Need Among Veterans for Affordable Housing, Services

Industry Resources

Building for the Middle: Housing Greater Boston’s Workforce
Out of Reach, No Refuge for Low Income Renters
The Greater Boston Housing Report Card 2019
The State of the Nation’s Housing 2019

Affirmative Fair Marketing and Resident Selections Plans

  • 20 Unit Rental, Guild Street, Norwood, MA 40R
  • 27 Unit Condominium Simon, Newton, MA Special Permit/ LIP
  • 20 Unit Condominium, California Street, Newton, MA Special Permit/ LIP
  • 140 Unit Rental, Washington Square, Newton, MA Special Permit/LIP
  • 7 Unit Condominium, Walnut Street, Newton, MA Special Permit/LIP
  • 46 Rental Units, Langley Road, Newton, MA Special Permit/LIP