24 Westminster Avenue

Roxbury, Massachusetts – The City of Boston solicited proposals for a pilot Housing Innovation Competition. The goal was to identify ways to address rising housing prices and create more middle-income and affordable senior housing by exploring creative design solutions that reduce development cost. Based…

Freedom House Ribbon-cutting

 Reposted from The Bay State Banner Renovations completed on Freedom House Electeds, neighbors turn out to celebrate venerable agency’s new digs Yawu Miller | 9/20/2017 In 2013, the building occupied by the Grove Hall social service agency Freedom House was fast becoming uninhabitable. Energy costs…

Neighborhood Health Clinic

Roxbury, Massachusetts –  DREAM Collaborative provided complete design and construction administration services for the fit-out of Whittier Street Health Center @ Quincy Commons, a 2,700 sf DPH-certified retail health facility on the first floor of an existing building located at 276 Blue Hill Avenue….

Why We Love Roxbury

For DREAM Collaborative principal Gregory Minott, the connection to Roxbury is personal. “As a transplant from another state (and from another country before that), Roxbury felt like the closest thing to my Jamaican roots, with neighborhood amenities such Tropical Foods, cultural events at Hibernian…

Press: Boston Business Journal

January 20, 2017 – DREAM’s managing principal, Gregory Minott, was the subject of the Boston Business Journal’s Executive Profile in last weeks paper. Greg was specifically recognized for his leadership, humility, and world view on redevelopment in the City of Boston. Age: 40 Education:…

Press: The Bay State Banner

November 17, 2016 – DREAM Collaborative was recently featured in The Bay State Banner. DREAMing Up Success Written by Karen Morales A 120,000 square foot, multi-use building with certified LEED features and various community amenities will open in Dorchester’s Four Corners neighborhood, if all…

Somerville Affordable Housing

Somerville, MA –  Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH) is a nonprofit developer, owner, and operator of nearly 9,000 affordable homes in 9 states and the District of Columbia. POAH’s mission is to preserve, create and sustain affordable, healthy homes that support economic security and…

Q&A: Intro to BIM & Revit

Some clients have already made the transition to BIM technology for coordination of design and project delivery. Others are still undecided. Here is a brief introduction to BIM. What is BIM anyway? BIM, or Building Information Modeling, is a way of designing and documenting…

Q&A: To LEED or Not To LEED

Why should a building owner considered using LEED strategies in their next project? Lifecycle evaluations of LEED certified buildings show that the upfront costs of sustainable building methods are quickly offset by the reduced energy and water used to operate a building. As sustainable…

Affordable Senior Housing

Dorchester, MA – Hearth Inc. is one of Boston’s foremost operators of affordable supportive housing for at-risk elders. The City of Boston designated Hearth Inc. as the developer of 16 Ronald Street (former home to the Ronald Gibson School), which is located just steps…