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Union 346 Awarded LEED Gold Certification

Union 346 LEED Gold Certified  Union 346 was recently certified for the LEED Gold rating for Phase I. The mission of the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification program is to create a safe, healthy, and sustainable environment that improves the quality of life for all. This community was built with the intention of a greener future for our Somerville residents. According to the USGBC website , "To achieve LEED certification, a project earns points by adhering to prerequisites and credits that address carbon, energy, water, waste, transportation, materials, health and indoor environmental quality" and properties are awarded points that correspond to a certain level of certification. LEED Gold certification is awarded to projects with 60-79 points earned and is the second highest certification.   LEED Rating System The sustainable design of Union 346 not only benefits the environment, but also the residents living in the community. LEED buildings use

Introducing The Devon at Weiss Farm

John M Corcoran & Co recently began construction for the redevelopment of a 25-acre site in Stoneham, MA also known as The Devon at Weiss Farm. This community, located just 10 miles away from Boston, will feature 259 brand-new apartments and 12 townhomes abundant with beautiful amenities for residents to enjoy.  Site Rendering by HDS Architecture This project was featured in an article on BLDUP's website in addition to a LinkedIn post published by Callahan Construction Managers . As stated in the BLDUP article , "'Our great team is in place and with construction underway on this exciting project, we soon will be able to deliver much needed housing to a market in need of supply,' said Peter Mahoney of John M. Corcoran and Company. 'We believe that our offering will not only introduce new housing options for local residents but draw new people to the community."' Site Rendering by HDS Architecture Apartment Finishes: - Quartz Countertops