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Zoning for 210 West Exchange

In Development, Zoning by Jef Nickerson42 Comments

Did you look at the new zoning map and see a little piece of downtown zoning floating by itself on the back side of Federal Hill? I’m told this piece of downtown zoning in the midst of an otherwise mixed-use manufacturing zone was created by the City Council for a proposed development at 210 West Exchange Street.

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UPDATED: ProJo: 195 Commission agrees to deal on $50-million, 500-bed student housing development

In 195 Relocation Project, Development by Jef Nickerson44 Comments

The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission voted behind closed doors Monday to sign a purchase and sale agreement with a Texas development firm that specializes in privatized student housing to build a $50-million, six-story housing development that will accommodate 500 renters on the west side of the Providence River.

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WJAR: New apartments coming soon behind Garden City

In Development by Jef Nickerson3 Comments

This won’t be car-free urbanist living to be sure, the article describes the development as featuring underground parking with elevator access, but it will give people the option of dipping their toes into the environment of living closely with neighbors, the option to at least consider walking to Garden City to buy groceries or have dinner… a simulacrum of urban living. It is a start.

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PBN report on new apartment building next to Eastside Marketplace

In Buildings, Development by Greater City Providence5 Comments

Named The Premier, the new 26-unit building is Dulgarian’s latest entry into the luxury rental market, following roughly a decade after the completion of his 16-unit Wayland Court apartments just up the street. Like Wayland Court, The Premier is targeting the high-end market of downsizing baby boomers expected to swell over the next 15 years. – Providence Business News