The demand for affordable, family-friendly housing in the Commonwealth remains high. The Residences at Fairmount Station was the first affordable development in Hyde Park in two decades. We are proud to have helped 27 families find safe, beautiful, and affordable housing.
New housing opens in Hyde Park
We were proud to be part of the DSF Group project team, which won a Silver award in the 2018 Multi-Housing News Excellence Awards Best Value-Add Renovation category for our Halstead Malden Square project. DMS provided architectural design services for the project, which renovated 10,000 SF of existing space in a luxury apartment building in Malden. The project branded and upgraded the space, adding a fitness center, club and lounge space, business center with private meeting pods, as well as exterior improvements to the courtyard, including an enhanced fire pit, life-sized games, luxury seating, and a bocce court. The judges found the project to be “thoughtful in colors, materials and design, instead of relying solely on construction.”
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DMS enjoyed working with this family-owned business to provide architectural services, including interior and exterior architectural design, construction documents, and construction administration, to create an addition with a handicap accessible entry vestibule, two new handicap accessible bathrooms, additional seating, and office space. It was a great project to see come to fruition for the family and the devoted patrons of Fireside Restaurant. We are thrilled to see their beautiful new look is receiving such positive feedback.
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Our renovation of the pool, locker room, and spa area at Maplewood at Mayflower Place, an assisted living facility in West Yarmouth, was featured in the New England Real Estate Journal. Residents are now enjoying a first-class exercise facility designed with safety in mind and an abundance of natural light.
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Mariana Vaida, LEED AP has joined the firm as Senior Project Manager.
Vaida Joins DMS
On Sep. 07, DMS joined the citizens of Salem at the groundbreaking for the new Mayor Jean A. Levesque Community Life Center. This long-anticipated civic center will not only serve as a hub for the Salem community, but will also play an integral part in the revitalization of the surrounding neighborhood. A pleasure to work with Mayor Kim Driscoll and the rest of her team. Also good to see state representation from Senator Joan B. Lovely and State Representative Paul Tucker!
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On Nov. 10, DMS Design LLC participated in a ceremony at Rockridge Retirement Community, a Deaconess Abundant Life Community in Northampton. Rockridge’s expansion includes Violette’s Crossing, with 25 independent rental apartments for those of moderate income, as well as the new Gardens Neighborhood for Memory Support on the building’s first floor. DMS Design LLC senior project manager Sid Silveira joined: Rockridge executive director Beth Vettori; Joseph Haavisto from Hutter Construction; Northampton mayor David Narkewicz; president and CEO of DALC Christopher Sintros; and Rockridge board of overseers chair John Young for this event.
Violette’s Crossing will allow residents to live independently in their own apartments while eliminating the chores often associated with home ownership. It will also give the residents an opportunity to become part of a supportive community. Extensive research suggests that there is a lack of quality housing for those earning moderate incomes. The Gardens Neighborhood for Memory Support will be updated and expanded to include 24 suites on the first floor and a private, resident-accessible, secure courtyard. By adding the additional apartments in Violette’s Crossing and additional suites in the Gardens, Rockridge will provide quality housing for seniors.
“We have been working with a great team to get us to this point, and we are excited for Rockridge to incorporate this unique component to unite their campus,” Silveira said.
DMS design, llc of Beverly designs supportive housing project for women and children in Dorchester, MA
On Tuesday, June 16, 2015, Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Cardinal Sean O’Malley attended the groundbreaking of a supportive housing project in Dorchester, MA. The center, located on the campus of St. Mary’s Center for Women and Children, will create twelve units of transitional housing. DMS design, llc of Beverly is the architect and NEI General Contracting of Randolph is the general contractor. Funding was provided by the Massachusetts Maternity and Foundling Hospital, the City of Boston’s Department of Neighborhood Development and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’s Department of Housing and Community Development.
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