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(Former) Hollywood Hits

Zone:
Commercial III

Size:
24.37 Acres

Contact Name:
Karen Nelson

Contact Email:
knelson@danversma.gov

Contact Phone:
978-777-0001 x 3095

Description:
23,580 sq. ft. office building on 24 acres of land offering direct access to Route 1, Route I-95 and neighboring commercial areas such as the Liberty Tree Mall, North Shore Mall and Endicott Square Shopping Center.

141 Pauline Street...

Size:
Approximately 35,719.2 sq. ft.

Contact Name:
Terence Delehanty

Contact Phone:
(617) 846-1852

Description:
Location of former middle school.

150 Unit Downtown Peabody Portfolio

Size:
12,302/11,774/13,073/5,895/5,048/5,048/5,048/7,592

Contact Name:
Brian DApice

Contact Phone:
978-762-9771

Description:
The Portfolio consists of 11 buildings on 13 parcels of land.  The offering provides the potential buyers with a chance to acquire a significant portion of upper Main Street in downtown, all parcels being in the Opportunity Zone.  The total makeup of the portfolio is two parcels of land, 134 residential suites and 16 retail units for a total of 150 tenancies. (55-59 Main Street/65-75 Main Street/77 Main Street/61-63 Main Street/2 Littles Lane/4 Littles Lane/6 Littles Lane/3 Littles Lane)

151 Pauline Street

Size:
Approximately 128,006.4 sq. ft.

Contact Name:
Terence Delehanty

Contact Phone:
(617) 846-1852

Description:
Location of former middle school auditorium and active hockey rink.

165 Newburyport Turnpike

Size:
Consisting of 1.56 acres

Contact Name:
Kirk Baker, Town Planner

Contact Phone:
(978) 948-5549

Description:
Owned by Route 1 Realty Trust, Former Filling Station site (now vacant).

166 Main

Zone:
Zoned both business and residential.

Size:
2.5 Acres

Contact Name:
John McComiskie

Contact Phone:
(978) 378-3321

217R South Main Street

Size:
56,750 sq. ft. commercial building

Contact Name:
Christopher Richardson

Contact Email:
chris@richardsongreen.com

Contact Phone:
(978) 836-6625

Description:
A single story 56,570 sq. ft. brick, masonry, and steel structure with up to twelve individual bays, each of which will have front entrance doors and rear loading docks.

35 Village Road

Size:
55,000 sq. ft.

Contact Name:
Eric Fletcher

Contact Phone:
(800) 467-5120

Description:
Directly visible from I-95, this location provides excellent access to Rt. 1 and Rt. 128. The building features a full-service cafeteria and proximity to the Ferncroft Golf Course. This building was awarded an Energy Star label in 2007 for its operating efficiency.

40 Federal Street

Size:
238,247 sq. ft.

Contact Name:
James Cowdell

Contact Email:
jcowdell@ediclynn.org

Contact Phone:
(781) 581-9399

Description:
Located adjacent to Market Basket, future commercial or mixed-use opportunity.

62 Central Street

Size:
2,500 square feet

Contact Name:
Ethan Parsons, Senior Planner

Contact Email:
ethanp@ipswich-ma.gov

Contact Phone:
978-356-6607, ext. 2

Description:
This site consists of 1 building with 2,500 sq. ft. of commercial space plus 4 apartments.

833 Salem Street

Size:
8 acres

Contact Name:
Patricia Rogers

Contact Phone:
(978) 221-2519

Description:
This industrial-zoned property currently has a single-family home with workshop/barn.

Priority Development Sites in Amesbury

Contact Name:
William Scott, Director of Community & Economic Development

Contact Email:
scottw@amesburyma.gov

Contact Phone:
978-388-8110, Ext. 313

Priority Development Sites in Boxford

Contact Name:
Ross Povenmire, Town of Boxford

Contact Phone:
978-887-6000 x 181

Bridge Street Lots

Zone:
Business Wholesale and Two-Family Residential

Size:
A total of 1.5 acres

Contact Name:
Kate Newhall-Smith, Principal Planner

Contact Email:
knewhallsmith@salem.com

Contact Phone:
978-619-5685

Website:
www.salemma.gov

Description:
Just outside downtown Salem, along heavily-traveled Bridge Street/Route 107, and steps from Salem’s commuter rail station, these two properties comprise approximately 1.5 acres. The city owns the larger parcel at 297 Bridge Street, 311 Bridge is under private ownership. 297 Bridge is zoned Business Wholesale and 311 Bridge is zoned Two-Family Residential.

Cherry Hill Office Park

Size:
Development and redevelopment opportunities exist.

Contact Name:
Darlene Wynne, AICP, Director of Planning and Development, City of Beverly

Contact Email:
dwynne@beverlyma.gov

Contact Phone:
(978) 605-2341

Description:
Cherry Hill Office Park is located in the City of Beverly and the Town of Danvers, adjacent to Route 128 and other transportation corridors in addition to the thriving Beverly Regional Airport. Located in this lovely, well-maintained setting are HighRes Biosolutions, KROHNE, Freudenberg Medical, Abiomed, and more. (The office park is comprised of individually owned parcels and there is no overarching property management entity. Although the land is not city-owned it would be advisable to reach out to Ms. Wynne to discuss potential re/development sites, zoning, amenities and more.)

Cummings Center

Size:
Square footage of project: A number of leasing opportunities are available, ranging from small to expansive spaces.

Contact Name:
Michael Truesdale, Leasing Director

Contact Email:
mjt@cummings.com

Contact Phone:
(781) 935-8000

Description:
The largest office and technology campus on the North Shore, Cummings Center is an ideal setting for companies seeking first-class office, lab, retail, medical, or industrial space. This award-winning campus is just 2 miles from Route 128 and offers abundant amenities, free covered parking, and responsive on-site property management. There are more than 525 diverse businesses on site, including Merrill Lynch, American Renal, Lahey Health/ Beverly Hospital, Partners HealthCare, Sensitech, Microline Surgical, Xylem, and Waters.

Dunham Ridge

Size:
A number of leasing opportunities are available, with a wide range in size.

Contact Name:
Steve Drohosky, Vice President

Contact Phone:
(978) 922-9000

Description:
Located just off Brimbal Avenue in Beverly, Massachusetts, Dunham Ridge is one of the few remaining campus locations with space directly fronting Route 128. This unique property offers flexible space solutions for a variety of uses – including first-class office, medical office, or lab-in addition to a four-acre lot for sale. Situated on Norwood Pond, the 54-acre Dunham Ridge campus offers abundant green space, access to walking trails, and scenic views.

Econo Lodge / Denny’s

Zone:
Commercial III

Size:
4.2 acres

Contact Name:
Karen Nelson

Contact Email:
knelson@danversma.gov

Contact Phone:
978-777-0001 x 3095

Description:
20,000+ sq. ft. motel building located along the commercial area of Route-114 and Route-1.

Former Christie's Restaurant

Size:
31,200 sq. ft.

Contact Name:
James Cowdell

Contact Email:
jcowdell@ediclynn.org

Contact Phone:
(781) 581-9399

Description:
Ocean view lot located between Swampscott, Nahant at beginning of the Lynnway. Ideal site for commercial/hotel/mixed use.

Former General Electric Gear Plant

Size:
2,853,180 sq. ft.

Contact Name:
James Cowdell

Contact Email:
jcowdell@ediclynn.org

Contact Phone:
(781) 581-9399

Description:
Site is undergoing permit process for large scale residential development/mixed use- interested commercial opportunity, please call.

Priority Development Sites in Hamilton

Size:
One-acre

Contact Name:
Dorr Fox

Contact Email:
dfox@hamiltonma.gov

Contact Phone:
978-468-5516

Description:
This Hamilton Development Corporation is hoping to develop this parcel as a mixed use (commercial/office and residential) project. The parcel is zoned Business, and currently houses an historic commercial structure, which will preferably be preserved, and a residence.

Historic Downtown Humphrey Street

Contact Name:
Marzie Galazka

Contact Email:
mgalazka@swampscottma.gov

Contact Phone:
(781) 596-8829 x1251

Description:
This retail and residential district includes special overlay district that encourages mixed use development.  It offers direct access to two public beaches, town pier and is within a walking distance to the commuter rail station.

Hutchinson

Size:
17.5 acres

Contact Name:
Kate Newhall-Smith, City of Salem

Contact Email:
knewhallsmith@salem.com

Contact Phone:
(978) 619-5685

Description:
This site includes 17.5 acres of land available for development. Half of the acreage is zoned industrial and half zoned as  Business Park Development. The site is located in one of Salem's Opportunity Zones.

Ipswich Junction

Size:
50,000 sq. ft.

Contact Name:
Ethan Parsons, Senior Planner

Contact Email:
ethanp@ipswich-ma.gov

Contact Phone:
978-356-6607, ext. 2

Description:
This site is currently home to a 15,000 sq. ft. brewery, a 15,000 sq. ft. office building and a 20,000 sq. ft. Aubuchon Hardware Building.

Priority Development Sites in Lynnfield

Contact Name:
Robert Dolan, Town Administrator

Contact Phone:
781-334-9410

Priority Development Sites in Manchester

Contact Name:
Susan Brown, Town of Manchester-by-the-Sea

Contact Email:
browns@manchester.ma.us

Contact Phone:
978-525-6436

Priority Development Sites in Marblehead

Contact Name:
Rebecca Curran Cutting, Town Planner

Contact Email:
rebeccac@marblehead.org

Contact Phone:
781-631-1529

Mixed Use Development

Size:
2,400 sq. ft.

Contact Name:
J. Barrett & Company

Description:
Mixed use opportunity in downtown Peabody. The first floor is currently occupied by auto dealer. The second floor is townhouse style apartment with bedrooms. Corner lot with ample parking for 20 cars.

Priority Development Sites in Nahant

Contact Name:
Mary Ellen Schuman, Nahant Town Hall

Contact Email:
mschumann@nahant.org

Contact Phone:
781-581-0088

National Avenue

Size:
400,000 to 500,000 sq. ft. Commercial/light industrial mixed use of which 100,000 sq. ft. are developed

Contact Name:
John Cashell, Town Planner

Contact Email:
jcashell@georgetownma.gov

Contact Phone:
978-352-5713

Description:
This industrial and commercial zoned area is located just north of Route 133 and adjacent to I-95. The 95-acre site is mostly undeveloped, although some underutilized older industrial buildings are located on site. The site has been designated a Chapter 43D Priority Development Site and an Economic Target Area. The Town anticipates that 400,000 to 500,000 sq. ft. of commercial/industrial space could be built, and that if multi-story office or mixed-use were included, the build out could increase significantly. Land-use proposals received in prior years have ranged from a supermarket to various other retail development.

Nelson Street

Size:
40,320 sq. ft.

Contact Name:
Brad Ligols

Contact Phone:
(978) 372-8243

Description:
This site is currently permitted for a self-storage facility.

New England Aquatics

Zone:
Industrial -1

Size:
1.04 acres

Contact Name:
Karen Nelson

Contact Email:
knelson@danversma.gov

Contact Phone:
978-777-0001 x 3095

Description:
This land currently houses a 12,000+ sq. ft. health and swimming facility. This site is located adjacent to the Liberty Tree Mall, Endicott Square Shopping Center and Route 1.

Priority Development Sites in Newbury

Contact Name:
Martha Taylor

Contact Phone:
978-465-4400

North Main Street Industrial Park

Size:
15,000 sq. ft. each

Contact Name:
Brent McKenelley

Contact Email:
bmckenelley@aol.com

Contact Phone:
(978) 423-6666

Old Planters of Cape Ann

Size:
Two buildings, 20,000 sq. ft. each

Contact Name:
Ethan Parsons, Senior Planner

Contact Email:
ethanp@ipswich-ma.gov

Contact Phone:
978-356-6607, ext. 2

Description:
The first building is a registered Marijuana Dispensary and the second building is open for development.

Port Plaza

Contact Name:
Greg Jones

Contact Phone:
(978) 465-4400

Description:
This site currently contains Shaw’s Supermarket, Kmart, GNC, Port Beer & Wine, Port Plaza Cleaners and more. There may be future development potential in this area however; the City has not been approached regarding any future development.

Redevelopment of land formerly known as Trader Alan’s Truck Stop

Size:
6.77 acre

Contact Name:
Amesbury Office of Community and Economic Development

Description:
The City of Amesbury, Massachusetts is soliciting responses from interested parties for the sale and redevelopment of land in Amesbury to support businesses engaged in the AI, Biotech and Pharmaceutical industries. This 6.77 acre parcel is located at 21 Pond View Avenue in Amesbury and is formerly known as Trader Alan’s Truck Stop. The property is directly off of I-495, 2 miles from I-95 and 2 miles from downtown Amesbury. Amesbury is located on the New Hampshire border and is only 40 minutes away from Boston.

Potential responders are encouraged to read the full Request for Proposals document for more details on the sale of this parcel. Proposers are required to submit 1 hard copy proposal with a flash drive containing the full proposal to the Office of Community and Economic Development, 39 South Hunt Road, Municipal Development Center, Amesbury MA 01913 NO LATER THAN 12:00pm, Monday,

Priority Development Sites in Rockport

Contact Name:
Herman Lilja

Contact Email:
herman.lilja@gmail.com

Contact Phone:
978-546-5008

Route 1/Auburn/Railroad Street

Contact Name:
Greg Jones

Contact Phone:
(978) 465-4400

Description:
There are several properties located here which hold future development 25 Potential. A preliminary hotel development proposal is possible but issues with height, density and parking are under discussion.

Route 1A/New Ocean Street

Size:
Combined sq. ft. is 51,010

Contact Name:
Marzie Galazka

Contact Email:
mgalazka@swampscottma.gov

Contact Phone:
(781) 596-8829 x1251

Description:
This town owned parcel, located directly on Route 1A, is appropriate for redevelopment for mixed-use or transit-oriented development.  Town is currently working to adopt 40R zoning within the area.

Priority Development Sites in Salisbury

Contact Name:
Lisa Pearson, Planning Director

Contact Email:
lpearson@salisburyma.gov

Contact Phone:
978-463-2266

Saugus Harbor Waterfront

Size:
1,300,000 sq. ft.

Contact Name:
Chris Reilly

Contact Email:
creilly@saugus-ma.gov

Contact Phone:
(781) 231-4044

Description:
This is the working waterfront of Saugus, which abuts residential neighborhoods and extensive natural resources, as well as highly convenient access to Boston. The area has a Waterfront Mixed Use Overlay District designed to incentivize mixed use and enhance amenities such as restaurants and retail.

Saugus Mill

Size:
600,00 sq. ft.

Contact Name:
Chris Reilly

Contact Email:
creilly@saugus-ma.gov

Contact Phone:
(781) 231-4044

Description:
This is the former mill area in Town, which dates back to the 1600s. The area has a Historic Mill Overlay District over it designed to revitalize, repurpose and preserve the existing historic structures with mixed uses. It is adjacent to the Saugus Ironworks National Historic Site, a national tourist destination.

Sears Auto Center

Size:
693,214 sq. ft. (this includes the company’s holdings of the Sears retail store located in the Square One Mall)

Contact Name:
Matthew McDonnell

Contact Phone:
(212) 355-7800

Description:
This site, which currently houses the Sears Auto Center, has the potential to be developed into a commercial retail center with 3-5 restaurants and/or shops.

South Salem Commuter Rail Station

Zone:
A mix of Industrial and Wholesale/Automotive land with two-family residential zones adjacent. The area is also in an Opportunity Zone.

Size:
Approximately 150 acres

Contact Name:
Beth Debski, Executive Director, The Salem Partnership

Contact Phone:
(978) 741-8100

Description:
The City of Salem has been exploring adding a second commuter rail stop, the South Salem Commuter Rail station (SSRC), to bridge the distance between downtown Salem and the City’s two largest employers - North Shore Medical Center and Salem State University.  Proposed for an area along Canal Street, the key properties on which a station/stop may be developed are privately-owned or owned by the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA) and are in an Opportunity Zone.

The SSCR neighborhood has the potential for a range of commercial, housing, and mixed-use development, and the area may be enhanced through smart growth, transit-oriented development principles.

Suffolk Downs

Size:
151 acres of which 52 are in Revere

Contact Name:
Robert O’Brien, Director of Economic Development

Contact Email:
robrien@revere.org

Contact Phone:
617-461-6730

Description:
This is the now nearly vacant former Suffolk Downs Race Track purchased in May of 2017 by HYM Investment Group, was rezoned in 2018, was fully approved for mixed-use development in 2019, and the first phase of such development (1.6M sq. ft. of retail, residential, and commercial development, including a new hotel and innovation center) will begin construction in the first quarter of 2020.

Test Listing

Zone:
Zone 1

Size:
1.04 acres

Contact Name:
Ken McHugh, Developer
Sperling Interactive

Contact Phone:
9789797955

Description:
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The Former NECCO Headquarters

Size:
49 acres

Contact Name:
Robert O’Brien, Director of Economic Development

Contact Email:
robrien@revere.org

Contact Phone:
617-461-6730

Description:
This property contains an 840 sq. ft.manufacturing, distribution and office facility on 1 500 sq. ft. footprint. This property was purchase in 2017 by Atlantic Management Company of Framingham; and it was rezone for advanced, manufacturing, e-commerce, research and development and ancillary uses. Vacated by NECCO in late 2018, it is now being refurbished for re-tenanting in 2019.

Priority Development Sites in Topsfield

Contact Name:
Kellie Hebert, Town Administrator

Contact Email:
khebert@topsfield-ma.gov

Contact Phone:
978-887-1500

21 Pond View Avenue

Contact Name:
Angela Cleveland, Director, Office of Community and Economic Development

Description:
The City of Amesbury, Massachusetts is soliciting responses from interested parties for the sale and redevelopment of land in Amesbury to support businesses engaged in the AI, Biotech and Pharmaceutical industries. This 6.77 acre parcel is located at 21 Pond View Avenue in Amesbury and is formerly known as Trader Alan’s Truck Stop. The property is directly off of I-495, 2 miles from I-95 and 2 miles from downtown Amesbury. Amesbury is located on the New Hampshire border and is only 40 minutes away from Boston.
For more information and to download the RFP, please visit: Bid Postings • Amesbury, MA • CivicEngage (amesburyma.gov)

Warehouse building

Size:
24,764 sq. ft.

Contact Name:
Brian DApice

Contact Phone:
978-762-9771

Description:
Warehouse building with 24,764 sq. ft. of open space on two levels in R1A zoning.  Building features 2 loading dock style rollup doors and three drive-in style rollup doors.  Great for warehouse, storage, manufacturing or like-uses.

Waterfront West

Contact Name:
Greg Jones

Contact Phone:
(978) 465-4400

Description:
This sites includes several properties, each of which is owned by New England Development, 75 Park Plaza, Boston, MA. There may be future development in this area however; the City has not yet been approached on this.

Priority Development Sites in Wenham

Contact Name:
Margaret R. Hoffman, AICP
Planning Coordinator

Contact Email:
MHoffman@wenhamma.gov

Contact Phone:
(978) 468-5520 Ex. 8

Priority Development Sites in West Newbury

Contact Name:
Leah Zambernardi, Planning Administrator

Contact Email:
lzambernardi@wnewbury.org

Contact Phone:
978-363-1100, Ext. 125

Wonderland

Size:
34 acres

Contact Name:
Robert O’Brien, Director of Economic Development

Contact Email:
robrien@revere.org

Contact Phone:
617-461-6730

Description:
This now vacant site of the former Wonderland Dog Track is available for sale by the current owner, CBW Capital. It is adjacent to the existing Blue Line transit station and a planned new commuter rail station. There has been preliminary interest in this site for residential, commercial and entertainment purposes. To those ends, it is expected that an overlay zoning district would be approved, as was done at Suffolk Downs; and the permitting process could/would proceed thereafter, once a developer is selected. This site is completely within the City of Revere; and it has been designated as an Opportunity Zone, with attendance tax benefits.
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