Twining Properties Breaks Ground on 308 Apartment Mixed Use Development in Central Square


Boston CityBizList | November 16, 2017

Twining Properties, joined by State Treasurer Deborah Goldberg and Cambridge Mayor E. Denise Simmons, today broke ground on Mass+Main, a 308,000 square foot development in Cambridge’s Central Square. The project will create 308 mixed-income apartments and 17,000 square feet of retail overlooking Lafayette Square, on the MBTA’s Red Line and between MIT and Harvard University.

Mass+Main will mark the entrance to Central Square, transforming one of Cambridge’s signature blocks through the activation of an exciting collection of small shops. Located at the strategic intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Main Street, the project will have 248 market rate and 60 affordable apartments in three buildings offering a variety of housing options from a tower with dramatic views of the Charles River and Boston, a six story building with studios and roommate units, and a four story building designed for families.

“Mass+Main will create a vibrant new place to live, shop and dine in Central Square,” said Alex Twining, CEO of Twining Properties. “We’re proud to be creating a wide array of apartments for varying incomes and ages above the Central Market an eclectic mix of shops and dining overlooking the park which will create a dynamic public gathering place.”