In Banker & Tradesman: This Month in History: Roxbury Defeats the BRA
On Jan. 5, 1967, representatives of the Lower Roxbury Community Corp. and powerful Boston Redevelopment Authority Director Ed Logue signed a memorandum of understanding setting aside part of a 57-acre swath of Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood for new homes.
In Boston Real Estate Times: NEI General Contracting Celebrates the Grand Opening of WORC²
BOSTON–NEI General Contracting, Inc, in conjunction with local community partners, announced the grand opening of the Workforce Opportunity Resource Center (WORC²). Designed to engage local community-based businesses and workers in the construction industry, particularly those underrepresented in the market, WORC² will offer “one-stop shopping” resources and technical support to promote worker development, business capacity building, […]
In Banker & Tradesman: Personnel File – No. 261
Boston-based Madison Park Development Corp. has hired Intiya Abrogli-Isaza as its new director of real estate. She was most recently a senior development manager at OppCo.
In Non-Profit Quarterly: Investment in Infrastructure: The Community Engagement Imperative
The Roxbury community of Boston was once considered the heart of Black culture in Boston. Urban renewal, economic disparity, and suburban flight made their inevitable impact on the community as Lower Roxbury became an easy target for blockbusting and bulldozers. The founders of MPDC and the community residents fought hard to keep their homes, businesses, and community.