Cushing Village: Demolition of Structures Completed, Dewatering To Begin

Photo: The site of the future Cushing Village. The future location of Cushing Village has been cleared of the former buildings, and in-ground work will begin in the next few days, according to an update from a spokesperson for Toll Brothers, the developer of the 164,000 square foot multi-use project. Otto Weiss, the project manager […]

Sold in Belmont: $3.5M For Slice of Former Pizza Mogul’s Homestead

Photo: A highlight of smart, architectural sensitive renovation in a split level in the Winn Brook. A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven days in the “Town of Homes.” • 27 Willow St., Old-style (1903). Sold: $1,075,000. Listed at $1,075,000. Living area: 2,557 sq.-ft. 8 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. On the market: 81 days. • 7 Sherman […]

Cushing Square’s New (Temporary) Skyline As S.S. Pierce Building Tumbles

Photo: Open space in Cushing Square. For 102 years, the prominent three-story brick and frame building stood at the corner of Common Street and Trapelo Road, home for much of that time of the Belmont branch of the S.S. Pierce grocers. On Monday, Feb. 20, the century-old Cushing Square landmark came tumbling down as the […]

Cushing Village Demolition Begins Next Week; Residents Concern on Process

Photo: Bill Lovett, senior development manager at Toll’s Apartment Living, speaking to residents. The demolition of structures on the proposed Cushing Village site will begin next week, according to a Toll Brothers representative speaking at a public meeting held at the Beech Street Center on Tuesday, Jan. 24. “The big equipment will be mobilizing this […]

Town To Peer Review Toll Bros. Plan To Clean Cushing Village Land

Revised on Tuesday, Jan. 24 to update status of RAM material. Photo: A public meeting Tuesday will discuss how the land of the future Cushing Village be cleaned to allow construction to begin. The Belmont Board of Selectmen voted Monday, Jan. 24, to hire an environmental firm to peer review the state-approved plan developer Toll […]

Cushing Village Update: Municipal Lot Closed To Public Wednesday

Photo: From parking lot to construction site. In the first tangible indication construction on the long delayed Cushing Village development is about to commence, signs notified the public the municipal parking lot adjacent Starbucks was official closed to vehicles. “THIS PARKING LOT Located on the corner of TRAPELO ROAD and WILLISTON ROAD WILL BE CLOSED […]

Sold in Belmont: A Pair of Million Dollar Splits That Took Different Tacks

Photo: A highlight of smart, architectural sensitive renovation in a split level in the Winn Brook. A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven days in the “Town of Homes.” • 58 Crestview Rd., Split-level ranch (1959/2016 renovation). Sold: $1,500,000. Listed at $1,775,000. Living area: 4,200 sq.-ft. 7 rooms, 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths. On the market: 79 days. • 544 […]

Smaller Real Estate Tax Bill Jump in ’17 as Property Values Cool

Photo: Belmont’s Assessors’ (from left) Charles R. Laverty, III, Robert P. Reardon, Martin B. Millane, Jr. Real estate taxes on the average-valued home in Belmont will increase by the least amount in the past four years after the Belmont Board of Selectmen approved at its Monday, Dec. 19 meeting the recommendation of the town’s Board […]

Sold in Belmont: Only Million Dollar Homes Need Apply This Week

Photo: The only single family home to sell last week and, as always, at a premium. A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven days in the “Town of Homes.” • 58 Summitt Rd., Townhouse (2005). Sold: $1,140,000. Listed at $1,275,000. Living area: 2,880 sq.-ft. 9 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 3.5 baths. On the market: 92 days. • […]

Sold in Belmont: A Softening in Multifamily Prices, For at Least a Week

Photo: The only single family home to sell last week and, as always, at a premium. A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven days in the “Town of Homes.” • 136 White St., Condominum (1910). Sold: $360,000. Listed at $414,900. Living area: 1,244 sq.-ft. 5 rooms, 2 bedrooms, 1 baths. On the market: 66 days. • 181 Claflin St., […]