In Boston, Massachusetts, the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) has released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Upham’s Corner Arts & Innovation District revitalization effort.
It involves the long-term lease and redevelopment of 555-559 Columbia Road in the Dorchester neighborhood.
The sites consist of approximately 18,800 square feet of developable land area.
The Premises are currently occupied by a vacant three-story masonry building and a 17-space parking lot.
The redevelopment moves forward on the implementation of Imagine Boston 2030 and the creation of the Upham’s Corner Arts & Innovation District.
This RFP, for the redevelopment of 555 Columbia Road and 559 Columbia Road, seeks qualified proponents to:
- deliver affordable housing;
- deliver affordable commercial space; and
- deliver core and shell for a community space anticipated to be used for a branch library.
There will be a pre-submission conference on Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at 1:00 PM.
Proposals are due on Wednesday, June 15, 2022.
Aerial view courtesy of Boston Planning & Development Agency.