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New Development Log Available - 2024 Q1

The Cambridge Development Log is a quarterly publication that tracks large-scale residential and commercial development projects.

This edition of the Development Log tracks 70 projects totaling 14.4 million square feet and over $14.4 billion in construction. Projects cover development of more than 5,300 housing units, including over 1,000 affordable housing units.

Review the 2024 Q1 Development Log

The Dashboard

The Development Log Dashboard invites users to interactively learn about development activity:

  • Zoom into development locations on a map
  • Explore projects by neighborhood
  • Search projects by address, primary use, and status
  • View amount of affordable and market-rate housing units in each development
  • Determine the number of permitted parking spaces allocated to each project

What is Included?

The Log contains the name and location of each project, the developer, type of use, and the amount of square footage.

Criteria for inclusion in the Development 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 that falls under the jurisdiction of 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 considered significant;
  • Any other project that has a significant impact on the neighborhood in which it is located.

Development Log data is available for download through the City's Open Data Portal

For More Information

For more information please contact Scott Walker, Senior Manager for Data Services, at swalker@cambridgema.gov or 617-349-9462.

To learn more about the Development Log visit the web page.

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