Toll Bros. Agrees to Parking Lot Sale Sept. 30; Cushing Village Under Way

Photo: Cushing Village. If you were not listening for it, the announcement would have quietly passed by without much notice. But the news from the Board of Selectmen on Monday, Sept. 19, that national developer Toll Brothers will sign the purchase and sale agreement to obtain the municipal parking lot adjacent Trapelo and Williston roads […]

Business: Top RE Broker Joins New RE/MAX Office in Belmont [VIDEO]

Photo: Anne Mahon. Anne Mahon, a top producing real estate agent in her hometown of Belmont has joined RE/MAX Leading Edge in the franchise’s new location at 84 Leonard St in Belmont Center. “When I heard RE/MAX Leading Edge was expanding its footprint in Belmont and Cambridge, I knew I had found my new home,” said Mahon.  […]

Planning Board OKs Cushing Village Construction Extension

Photo: The Cushing Village site. The Belmont Planning Board welcomed to its Tuesday, Sept. 6 meeting the representative of the new owner of the proposed Cushing Village development with a slight caveat. Don’t come back! In reality, the board wasn’t so tactless or dismissive. Rather, the members explained to Bill Lovett – a senior development […]

Toll Partners With Former Owner To Lease Cushing Village’s Retail Space

Photo: Bill Lovett,  a senior development manager at Toll’s Apartment Living, before the Board of Selectmen. It wasn’t the one-month extension the town gave Toll Brothers to close on the municipal parking lot adjacent Trapelo Road critical to the building of the long-delayed Cushing Village project that created the big buzz at the Belmont Board of […]

Cushing Village’s New Owner Seeking Added Concessions From Town

Photo: The current state of the location of Cushing Village. The more things change, the more they stay the same. That 19th-century French saying has a ring of truth to it when the discussion turns to the long-stalled Cushing Village residential/retail/parking development as it appears the new owners are seeking their own set of concessions […]

Cushing Village Deal With Town ‘Close’ As Deadline Looms

Photo: Cushing Village. Will the final chapter of the saga known as Cushing Village be written tonight? Or will the Belmont Board of Selectmen and national developer Toll Brothers go down to the last few days before striking a deal on the cusp of a late August deadline? Answering the question will occur at the […]

Sold in Belmont: ‘Birder’s’ First Home Is A Historic Hit

Photo: Birdland. A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven-plus days in the “Town of Homes”: • 74 Richmond Rd., Colonial (1935). Sold: $807,400. Listed at $789,000. Living area: 1,935 sq.-ft. 7 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. On the market: 59 days. • 10 Indian Hill Rd., Colonal (1930). Sold: $1,270,000. Listed at $1,150,000. Living area: 2,293 sq.-ft. 9 rooms, […]

Sold In Belmont: Condo Quintet A Nice Affordability Sound; Common Million Again

Photo:  A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven-plus days in the “Town of Homes”: • 135 Slade St., Top floor condominium (1920). Sold: $649,000. Listed at $648,500. Living area: 1,777 sq.-ft. 8 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. On the market: 74 days. • 267 Beech St., Unit 2, Top floor condominium (1928). Sold: $725,000. Listed at $749,000. Living area: […]

Sold In Belmont: Mansions (And A Simple Ranch) Required Millions To Buy

Photo: A.  A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven-plus days in the “Town of Homes”: • 52 Grant Ave., Unit 2, Townhouse (2007). Sold: $800,000. Listed at $730,000. Living area: 1,955 sq.-ft. 5 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 2 full, 2 half baths. On the market: 100 days. • 635 Concord Ave., Colonial-ish (2005). Sold: $1,958,000. Listed at $2,100,000. Living […]

Sold in Belmont: Clifton Street ‘Vacant Lot’ Tops $1.2M

Photo: Ready, set, build! You knew when Colleen Baxter O’Connell arrived at the Chenery Middle School from her home on Clifton Street on Belmont Hill. “You’d see Colleen drive her Camero into the school’s parking lot,” said Ellen Cushman who was taught by O’Connell in the early 1970s when she was already in her 60s, […]