Chelmsford at a Crossroads

Chelmsford’s move two years ago to rezone more than 600 acres of commercial property to allow more varied uses – in an attempt to adapt to changing real estate times and to keep its property tax rolls up – is already paying big dividends.

former Kronos headquarters in Chelmsford

A Test Of Suburbs’ Resiliency

Chelmsford isn’t the only Boston suburb struggling to fill vacancies in aging office buildings, but this Merrimack Valley community of 34,000 has been more responsive than most in positioning commercial properties for quick and flexible redevelopment.