April 22, 2024

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Needham Planning Board, 11/15/22

A new project was proposed at the Planning Board meeting on Tuesday night that may reshape the way you look at Central Avenue. The property owners for the lot where Pannella’s Market is are hoping to revitalize the corner with new retail and housing options. It is a plan that was warmly received by the board. They also continued deliberating the fate of the former Muzi site. The video is available for viewing below:


1) Public Hearing: 100 & 110 West Street
WELL Belfour Needham Landlord LLC, Petitioner
Request to Continue Hearing
Proposal to redevelop the property to include 155 units of senior housing,
consisting of 127 Assisted Living apartments and 28 Alzheimer’s/Memory Care units.

2) Deliberation: 557 Highland Avenue
557 Highland, LLC, Petitioner
Proposal to to redevelop the property with office, laboratory and
research and development uses. The proposal also includes construction of
below grade parking under each building and a separate stand-alone
parking garage, as well as retail and restaurant uses

3) Public Hearing: 40 & 50 Central Avenue
BTE Development, LLC, Petitioner
Proposal to demolish the two existing commercial buildings and construct
a new mixed-use building with retail on the first floor and 15 total
residential units on the second and third floors, with associated surface parking.

4) Decision: 140 Kendrick Street
140 Kendrick Street LLC, Petitioner
Proposal for solar array canopy.

5) Report from Planning Director and Board Members

6) Correspondence

7) Appointment to Design Review Board

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