Friday, December 28, 2012
West Roxbury's commercial district has grown and changed through the years, what business would you like to see in the neighborhood in 2013?
West Roxbury's business district is doing well, with only five storefront vacancies as of November 19 out of 200 storefront properties! In 2012 West Roxbury saw the Vietnamese sandwich shop Banh Mi Ngon join Centre Street's Restaurant Row. LeanWorks has found a home in the Shaw's Plaza. A couple steps away from LeanWorks is KokoFitClub, that allows you to come and go and do individualized workouts without needing a trainer present. And while Belgrade Place is not a business people come and go through, it definitely added its mark to the West Roxbury landscape in 2012. So what kind of businesses would you like to see come to West Roxbury in 2013? What's the neighborhood missing? Leave your comments and suggestions below.
Friday, August 31, 2012
The loan will be used as permanent financing for the complex, particularly to pay off construction of the apartments.
The developer of the new Belgrade Place finalized a $11.7-million loan from Belmont Savings Bank this week to finance the development. The loan will be used as permanent financing for the complex, particularly to pay off construction of the apartments. Opened this month, Belgrade Place, is a 39-unit apartment complex, being pitched as "the first high-end multi-family complex to be built in West Roxbury in 40 years." (See a photo tour of Belgrade Place here.) “With Belgrade Place, the West Roxbury community has a terrific new complex providing much needed housing to families and individuals, including working professionals,” said Keith Andre, Senior VP–Commercial Real Estate Lending of Belmont Savings Bank via press release. “We are …
Monday, July 23, 2012
Michael Barsamian is the President & CEO of The Belgrade Group.
Michael Barsamian, the founder of Lord's & Lady's Hair Salons, is also the developer of the new residential apartment building, Belgrade Place. The Boston Business Journal reports that this is Barsamian's first foray into being a developer. Check out West Roxbury Patch's photo tour of Belgrade Place here. The apartment building cost $12 million to make, and it will be open for living on August 1. What do you think of Belgrade Place? Would you want to live there?
Thursday, July 19, 2012
The new residential building is opening on August 1. Check out what it looks like on the outside and inside.
Check out a photo tour of the new residential apartment building - Belgrade Place. Belgrade Place consists of luxury studios, 1-, 2- and 3-bedrooms ranging in size approximately from 540 to 1560 sq. ft. accessed by an elevator from a secure garage. Individual units have a choice of floor plans featuring optional dens and multiple baths. “Belgrade Place has been a dream of mine for some time that has finally come to fruition. Being in business in West Roxbury for 41 years, this project has been something I’ve wanted to do since I purchased the land 12 years ago. Belgrade Place is going to add elegance and value to the neighborhood and new residences for 39 families in West Roxbury. In this economy, and with the close proximity to …