Cloistered Quarters Reimagined in Brighton

Decades before “compact living” became a buzzword, an order of priests lived in tiny cells at Brighton’s St. Gabriel’s Monastery. John Sullivan is an executive vice president at CC&F, where he oversees development projects including the 555-unit development that rose in the monastery’s place.

Hot Property: 5 Washington St.

Construction of a 108-unit apartment complex with 12,500 square feet of ground-floor retail including a CVS Pharmacy has begun in Brighton’s Washington Square.

Compact Living Model Gains Traction

Millennial housing. Innovation units. Studio apartments. Compact living units. Whatever you call them, developments featuring tiny spaces are popping up again fueled by singles and couples looking for a place to rest their heads within city limits.

From Monk’s Cells to Modern Living Space

When Cabot, Cabot & Forbes and partner Blue Vista Capital Management acquired the former St. Gabriel’s Monastery, the development team recognized the historic importance and uniqueness of the space, and committed to making the property’s history a focal point of our design.