“[Redevelopment] is a great opportunity for what has been a lifeless, vacant parking lot to become a positive gateway into Mattapan Square,” said state Rep. Dan Cullinane. The property’s close proximity to public transit and the Main Streets district are particular attractions.
Trinity Financial teamed up with Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation on a proposal, while Preservation of Affordable Housing Inc. and Nuestra Comunidad Development Corporation partnered on their own proposal. Both plans provide retail space and affordable and market rate housing on the approximately 2.5 acres of land on River Street. The minimum sales price for the land on the MBTA’s request for proposals is $1.5 million. read article