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POST MEETING UPDATE:
This is a follow up meeting to the July 22, 2021 meeting held by Mark Development.
Please join Mark Development, the City of Somerville, and Ward Councilor Jesse Clingan, for a virtual neighborhood meeting to discuss a proposal for the site at 299 Broadway.
Mark Development has entered into an agreement with the owner of 299 Broadway to buy the site, and will be presenting an update on their proposal for the site to neighbors. There will be an opportunity to discuss issues and potential impacts. Mark Development will use this feedback when preparing plans for the site.
City of Somerville Economic Development staff will be on hand at the Mark Development meeting to address questions about how this proposal and the Urban Renewal Plan’s processes relate.
POST MEETING UPDATE:
Comments and questions for the Mark Development team can be emailed to dash[at]adamdashlaw.com.
If you would like to share your comments with the City of Somerville, please include Rachel Nadkarni, rnadkarni[at]somervillema.gov as well.
This meeting was organized and prepared by Mark Development. This was not a City of Somerville led meeting, and is being shared for informational purposes only.
Please join the development team, the City of Somerville, and Ward Councilor Jesse Clingan for a virtual neighborhood meeting.
WHEN Thursday, July 22, 2021
TIME 6:30 – 8:00 PM
Meeting Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85721335415?pwd=ZFRldlJBSDQzTXlzUGtmak52QUFYdz09
In this meeting, the development team will present a conceptual plan for proposed redevelopment of 299 Broadway, Somerville, MA (the Old Star Market site) for a mixed-use project. There will be an opportunity to discuss issues and potential impacts. The development team will use this feedback when preparing plans for the redevelopment.
For questions, please contact Councilor Clingan at email@example.com or by phone at (617) 290-1904
July 22nd Neighborhood Meeting on Star Market Development Proposal
There is a new development team looking at 299 Broadway, the former Star Market site. They are convening a neighborhood meeting on Thursday, July 22nd to share their proposal.
What does all this mean?
While City staff continue to move toward implementing the urban renewal plan and engaging the Winter Hill community in that process, the goal has been to spur redevelopment of the site. The City has been and continues to be open to working with a development team that purchases the site if their plan is consistent with the urban renewal plan and supported within the community. Economic development staff will be on hand at the development team’s meeting to address questions about how the processes relate.
The Winter Hill Urban Renewal Plan may result in the displacement of up to four businesses and two residences. This session will feature Relocation Benefits Expert Steven Mollica sharing information about the relocation benefits these parties are entitled to in the event that they are displaced. Questions will be welcome during this session, but we can also schedule 1:1 conversations with Mr. Mollica; please email EconomicDevelopment@SomervilleMA.gov to learn more. All are welcome to this info session.
Tuesday, December 1 at 11:00am