2072 Massachusetts Ave Apartments

Project

2072 Massachusetts Ave Apartments

Residential: Multi-family

Cambridge , MA | 2024

  • 65.7K GSF
  • 4 Companies

About

This major housing redevelopment project will include 591 dwelling units and will meet Somerville's zoning requirement for all buildings over 50,000 SF to be LEED Platinum certifiable. The project consists of 216 replacement units for existing public housing on site, 16 units affordable to those with incomes at 80% AMI or less, 64 units affordable to those with incomes at 110% AMI or less, and 295 units (49%) market rate rental units. The development will include 3 LEED platinum apartment bldgs. that will also maximize electrification by using air source heat pump mini-splits for all units. The project will also include (92 units) 48,000SF of townhouses that will utilize electric air source heat pump mini-splits for heating and cooling.

Project Owner

CC HRE 2072 Mass Ave LLC (Capstone Communities LLC and Hope Real Estate Enterprises LLC)

Is the project achieving or targeting net zero energy?

Targeting

Is the project Net Zero or Net Zero Ready?

Net Zero

Project Size in GSF

65.7K

Category of height

Mid-Rise

Number of residential units

49

Percent site energy savings

0%

Percent site energy savings vs. stretch code baseline or vs. LEED baseline if stretch code not applicable.

How is the building all-electric for heating?

Air-source Heat Pump

Is the service hot water all-electric?

No

On-site renewable energy

0%

Is the owner purchasing off-site renewable energy to offset all electricity consumption?

Yes

The construction cost difference from "conventional" to being net zero "ready" (including incentives) for this building is

>-1% to 1%

Site EUI

20.0 kBtu/sf/year

Net Site EUI

0.0 kBtu/sf/year

What is the climate zone for this project?

5A Cool Humid

Project Team

Civil Engineering
Energy Engineering
Architecture
Construction