TD Bank to Open Nubian Square Branch in the Fall

After announcing a $20 billion “community investment plan” in five metro areas, including Boston, TD Bank said it will open a branch in Nubian Square in Roxbury in the fall as a part of an effort to serve low- and moderate-income individuals and families, and minority communities.

Solving the Wealth Creation Equation

After developing 2,200 affordable housing units and partnering on another 1,700 during the past half-century, Cruz Cos. is expanding home ownership opportunities in Dorchester and joining the development boom in Roxbury’s Nubian Square under John B. Cruz III.

A rendering of Nubian Ascends' office-lab tower.

Nubian Square Queues Up for Cranes

While Greater Boston’s life science development boom has transformed many neighborhoods but so far bypassed urban centers such as Roxbury. To change that, developers brought in a relatively unique source of financing.

MBTA Unveils Radical Rethink of Bus Network

Everett, Lynn and Roxbury are among the areas where MBTA bus service would increase significantly under a new plan rolled out Monday, but funding and staffing uncertainty pose obstacles for the effort to reimagine a core pillar of the agency’s operations.

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.