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…

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:…

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: 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…

New Mission-Driven Commercial Building

Roxbury, MA – DREAM Collaborative has partnered with Dorchester Bay Economic Development Corporation to develop a new three-story 17,100 sf mixed-use commercial building to knit together the amenities surrounding the Dudley Miller Park site and engage with the Dudley corridor neighborhood. The design provides flexible…

Charlestown Mixed-Income Housing Redevelopment

Charlestown, MA – DREAM Collaborative has joined forces with Stantec and two other design firms to replace 1,100 units of housing spread out over 41 buildings in the Boston Housing Authority’s largest housing community for low- and moderate-income individuals and families. The existing development…

Breaking Ground: Freedom House Community Center HQ

July 20, 2016 –  Representatives from DREAM Collaborative and Janey Construction joined Mayor Martin J. Walsh to celebrate the ground breaking for Freedom House’s new community center headquarters. The project transforms the single-story, 8,440 sf Grove Hall Library building at 5 Crawford Street in Dorchester…