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Development Log Tracks Major Developments in Real Estate

If you are interested in tracking major real estate developments in Cambridge, you should check out the Cambridge Development Log and the many related Open Data products we maintain.

The Community Development Department has produced the Development Log since the late 1990s, typically on a quarterly schedule. The Development Log lets users track major projects from inception to completion with vital statistics about permitting, building uses, residential units, parking, and more. Criteria for inclusion in the Log include:

  • Commercial projects totaling over 30,000 square feet;
  • Any other commercial project that falls under the jurisdiction of the Incentive Zoning Ordinance;
  • Any other commercial project that falls under the jurisdiction of the Parking and Transportation Demand Management Ordinance;
  • Residential projects of eight or more units that are either new construction, convert from a non-residential use, or add to or subtract from the existing number of units or square footage;
  • Any other residential project subject to the Inclusionary Zoning Ordinance;
  • Any other residential projects that employ 100% Affordable Housing Overlay zoning;
  • Municipal projects in which one or more City departments have an interest that is considered significant;
  • Any other project that has a significant impact on the neighborhood in which it is located

Here are all the ways you can access the Development Log:

If you have any questions or comments about the Development Log, please contact Scott Walker, Senior Manager for Data Services, at swalker@cambridgema.gov.

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