Multifamily, Affordable, Elder Housing

Curtis Construction specializes in affordable housing, multifamily housing and elder housing throughout
New England.

Some residential projects include:

Historic Renovations

Multi-family residential, Historic Restoration

Staying on schedule and budget for the modernization of a historic building renovation

Designed by well-known architect, John A. Hasty, 367 Harvard Street is a four-story, eight-unit apartment building built in 1902. The entire 4th floor was gutted by fire in 2013, and the building sat vacant until the new owner, 367 Harvard Street LLC, bought it in 2014.

Completion Date – July 2016
Cost – $3.2M
Developer – 367 Harvard Street LLC
Architect – Ellsworth Associates In.

Historic Renovation, Affordable Housing

Restoration/Adaptive Reuse, Overcoming historic challenges on a 1868 Factory, creating 46 units of affordable housing

The A.H. Hammond Organ Reed Factory was a 19th century factory building constructed over a period of approximately 20 years. The original wood-framed structure was built in 1868 and five major additions to the original building increased the size to approximately 61,900 square feet on four floors.



Commercial, Ground-up Construction

Cleaning up for Mixed-Use in Roxbury

Three city-owned lots consisting of 14,000 square feet of junk and abandoned cars needed to be cleared to make way for a new mixed use, 3-story, 12-unit apartment building with first floor retail space. The city awarded the mixed-use development project to The Waldwin Group and Timothy Burke Architecture design included a roof top deck and fitness center. Located on a busy thoroughfare in the city, the site has abutters on three sides.


Residential, Affordable housing, Ground-up Construction

Paving the way for new housing in Brockton, from parking lot to 22 new units

Father Bill’s Mainspring is a much-misunderstood organization and Curtis has now completed 2 successful project to support their mission of providing permanent housing solutions, with a third on the drawing boards.

Completion Date – June 2016
Cost – $4M
Developer – Father Bill’s Mainspring
Architect – West Work Architects

Ground-up Construction, Residential Multifamily

Constructing 174 new apartments in Woburn

Conversion of a historic school into 19 units of supportive housing for homeless families; program space for after school program, education and training, counseling, and program office space for South Shore Housing Development Corporation and Neighborhood Housing Services of the South Shore; and a community center.

Completion Date – N/A
Cost – $16.5M
Developer – N/A
Architect – Russell Scott Steedle & Capone Architects


Residential multi-family housing, Restoration

Hot under pressure to turn fire-taken building into new apartments

Hired by Corcoran Jennison Cos. to rebuild a three-story concrete block and plank building destroyed by fire. Working with VMY Vitols Architects, this 25k sf, $2.5M project had an accelerated 6 month construction schedule. The building was gutted down to its brick exterior foundation and walls, the entire building’s interior spaces, mechanical services and roof needed to be replaced.

Date –
Cost – $2.5M
Developer- Corcoran Jennison Cos.
Architect – VMY Vitols Architects

Housing multi-family

Smooth Demo in bustling Central Square

Twining Properties entrusted Curtis Construction Company as Construction Managers for 47 Bishop Allen Drive, a lot adjacent to the main site containing a 3-level parking garage requiring demolition of the existing structure and construction of a new 4-story, 25,000 square foot multifamily residential building. Now called the Union House, the project was designed by Bruner/Cott and Associates and was built using cost-effective and sustainable wood framing, reducing framing costs and speeding up the construction process.

Date – February 2019
Cost – $5.8M
Developer – Twinning Properties
Architect – Brunner Cott

Affordable Housing

Renovating affordable housing in Central Square, Cambridge

Just-A-Start Corporation engaged Curtis Construction for the renovation of 27 three-bedroom, and five two-bedroom affordable housing units in the Central Square neighborhood, at the intersection of Bishop Allen Drive and Norfolk Street, Cambridge.

Date Completed – September 2015
Cost – $5.6M
Developer – Just-A-Start
Architect – Winslow Architect