Projects: Green Development

Water Mill Apartments – Leominster, Massachusetts

Water Mill Apartments

Located in Leominster, Massachusetts, the project involves the historic rehabilitation of a former mill building into 40 units of LEED certified affordable rental housing.  Funding sources included the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development, the Fitchburg-Leominster HOME Consortium, and …

Holcroft Park Holmes – Beverly, Massachusetts

Holcroft Park Homes

Located in Beverly, Massachusetts, this two-phase development project involves the new construction of a total of 58 affordable rental units.  The project is being developed by the North Shore CDC and the YMCA of the North Shore.  Funding sources included …

Waverley Woods – Belmont, Massachusetts


Our attorneys represented Affirmative Investments, Inc. (Affirmative), a Boston-based housing developer, in the construction and permanent financing of Waverley Woods, a multi-family, transit-oriented residential housing complex. The project was built using sustainable design methods throughout its interior, exterior, and landscaping …

Trolley Square Apartments – Cambridge, Massachusetts

Trolley Square

Our attorneys represented Homeowner’s Rehab, Inc., a Cambridge-based non-profit housing developer, in assembling and closing over $13 million in public and private financing from Citizens Bank, the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development, the City of Cambridge, the Cambridge …

89 Oxbow Residence – Wayland, Massachusetts

The 89 Oxbow Residences project involved the construction of 16 units of green affordable housing on a former Nike missile site using three separate public funding programs: the Housing Stabilization Fund, the Green Affordable Housing Initiative (GAHI) grant program, and

Community Health and Social Services Center – Detroit, Michigan


Community Health and Social Services Center

Nolan Sheehan Patten represented Capital Link, Inc. in obtaining a full recourse loan from The Kresge Foundation, and thereafter utilizing the proceeds to provide an upper-tier loan to the Community Health and Social Services …

Ames Shovel Works – North Easton, Massachusetts

credit: Prellwitz Chilinski Associates; Rendering by Piatt Associates, Inc.

The redevelopment of the former Oliver Ames & Sons Shovel Company factory complex will turn 117,000 square feet of industrial space into 113 residential units, including 34 affordable units, as well …

The Homes at Old Colony – Boston, MA

photo credit: Andy Ryan Photography

photo credit: Andy Ryan Photography

In partnership with the Boston Housing Authority (BHA), Beacon Communities (Beacon) is undertaking the dramatic transformation of Old Colony, one of the country’s oldest public housing projects.  This major redevelopment will replace failing physical facilities …

Putnam Green Apartments – Cambridge, Massachusetts


Furthering the transition of a formerly industrial section of Cambridge into a cohesive residential community, Nolan Sheehan Patten represented Homeowner’s Rehab., Inc. (HRI) in utilizing a ground lease structure to acquire and finance this new, 40-unit, affordable housing complex. The …

Nobis Engineering Headquarters – Lowell, Massachusetts

photo credit: Durkee Brown Viveiros & Werenfels Architects

photo credit: Durkee Brown Viveiros & Werenfels Architects

Our attorneys represented Massachusetts Housing Investment Corporation, which provided loans of $3.5 million in New Markets financing to finance the adaptive reuse of a historic mill building in Lowell, Massachusetts. The loans …

Buzzards Bay Center – New Bedford, Massachusetts

photo credit: Buzzards Bay Coalition, Inc.

Nolan Sheehan Patten represented the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency (MassDevelopment), a quasi-governmental agency, in structuring and closing a $4.95 million qualified low-income community investment (QLICI). The QLICI proceeds were used to rehabilitate the historic …