Tropical Foods Cries Foul on Housing Project

Owners of a Roxbury grocery store that partnered with a local nonprofit on a redevelopment say a housing tower that’s planned in an upcoming phase violates a decade-old agreement and will harm its business.

Positioning Roxbury for an Infusion of Investment

Neighborhood activists founded Madison Park Development Corp. in the 1960s to fight urban renewal and its demolition of Roxbury properties. Now, its new head Leslie Reid is looking to accelerate affordable housing production on long-neglected parcels. 

This Month in History: Roxbury Defeats the BRA

The nation’s first community-led developer scored its first victory 55 years ago this month in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood, responding to city officials’ plans to demolish an entire community and setting the stage for a groundbreaking new way of developing real estate.

Proposals Turn up Heat Island Focus

At a gateway parcel in Roxbury’s Nubian Square, three potential developers have another box to check: designing buildings and public spaces to minimize the neighborhood’s asphalt-covered urban heat island and its negative effects on residents’ health.

Personnel File

From new VPs to fresh project managers, see who’s been hired, promoted and honored: it’s The Personnel File.