As the first major development in several years, Oak Tree Village marks the beginning of a major revitalization for the Town of Griswold, CT, which has committed long-term investment in improving community life with new shopping and entertainment options downtown. Built on previously vacant and unused land that had fallen into disrepair, Oak Tree’s beautiful, contemporary buildings and lush open spaces for residents to enjoy are a welcome addition to the area.Learn more
WALTHAM, MASSACHUSETTS – Dakota Partners is pleased to announce that Jeremy Vieira has been promoted to Development Director. Jeremy joined the firm in September of 2020 as a Development Project Manager.Learn more
Dakota Principal, Roberto Arista, recently spoke with the Hartford Business Journal on the company’s extensive portfolio of communities in the Hartford area, plans for future projects, and the impact we’ve all felt from the last year.Learn more
WALTHAM, MASSACHUSETTS – Dakota Partners is pleased to announce that Jim Baugh has joined the firm as Executive Vice President of Acquisitions & Development. With close to two decades of executive management experience in multifamily real estate development – specifically in developing affordable housing – Jim’s appointment will further elevate Dakota’s position as an industry leader in creating affordable and mixed-income housing.Learn more
NEWINGTON, CT – Dakota Partners has been awarded $1,982,271 in tax credits for Cedar Pointe in Newington, CT. This transit-oriented apartment development is located near a CTfastrack station and helps fulfill the Town’s desire to create more affordable housing in the surrounding area. Newington currently has less than 10% affordable housing, so this community will fill a critical void for residents who might otherwise be priced out of the area.Learn more
GRISWOLD, CONNECTICUT – Dakota Partners recently completed construction on Oak Tree Village, a new mixed-income apartment community in Griswold, CT. As the first major development in several years, Oak Tree Village marks the beginning of a major revitalization for the Town, which has committed long-term investment in improving community life with new shopping and entertainment options downtown. Built on previously vacant and unused land that had fallen into disrepair, Oak Tree’s beautiful, contemporary buildings and lush open spaces for residents to enjoy are a welcome addition to the area.Learn more
EAST GREENWICH, RHODE ISLAND – Dakota Partners recently closed on Phase 2 of Brookside Terrace, a new affordable housing community in East Greenwich, RI. Construction for the entire development is well underway, with Phase 1 completion anticipated for early summer.Learn more
GOFFSTOWN, NH – Dakota Partners has secured financing through the New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority and federal Low Income Housing Tax Credits for Phase 1 of Woodland Village, a new apartment community that will contain a mix of income restricted units and market rate units. Construction is anticipated to start in June of 2021.Learn more
WAREHAM, MASSACHUSETTS – Dakota Partners has been awarded state and federal financing for Woodland Cove, a new affordable housing community in Wareham, Massachusetts. Financing for this project has been secured through a combination of State and Federal low-income housing tax credits (LIHTC), Massachusetts State Housing subsidy funds and conventional debt through commercial lenders. Construction is anticipated to start in May 2021.Learn more
LINCOLN, RHODE ISLAND – Construction at Lincoln Lofts is complete and residents will begin moving into their new homes at the end of the month. Interest in the community has been incredibly high – with more than 720 applications received. Currently, 25 of the 45 units are leased with the goal of fully leasing the property by the end of the year.Learn more
Dakota Partners recently secured all financing and approvals needed to complete construction financing and start construction on the property at 161 Lowell Rd in Hudson, New Hampshire. The site will be home to a new affordable housing development called Friars Court. Planned in two phases, Dakota also received financing for phase 2 via unanimous vote from the New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority back in the spring of 2020.Learn more
HANSON, MASSACHUSETTS – Dakota Partners recently secured all financing and approvals needed to close on the property at 171 Phillips St in Hanson, Massachusetts. Construction on the new affordable housing development, Depot Village, commenced in spring 2020.Learn more
SCITUATE, MASSACHUSETTS – Dakota Partners recently secured all permits and closed on the property at 96 Stockbridge Rd in Scituate, Massachusetts. Construction on the new market rate and workforce housing development, Stockbridge Landing, commenced in spring 2020.Learn more
EAST GREENWICH, RHODE ISLAND – Dakota Partners recently celebrated two major milestones for its affordable housing community, Brookside Terrace in East Greenwich, RI. The firm closed on Phase 1, securing all permits and closed on the property at 1470 South County Trail and Rhode Island Housing also recently awarded Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) for the second phase of the project. Construction on Phase 1 began earlier this year.Learn more
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA – Dakota Partners has been awarded funding from the Virginia Housing Trust Fund to help finance the construction of Brady Square, Phase 1 – the first of a multi-phase development project that will ultimately deliver 264 units of new affordable housing to Richmond, Virginia.Learn more
In the midst of this pandemic, our property manager, Maloney Partners, has continued to be on the front lines
GRISWOLD, CONNECTICUT – Dakota Partners recently secured all permits and closed on the property at 89 and 92 Preston Road in Griswold, CT. Construction on the new affordable housing community, Oak Tree Village, began in late 2019.Learn more
NEW BRITAIN, CT – Dakota Partners, in partnership with Xenolith Partners and the city of New Britain, CT, has completed construction on phase 1 of Columbus Commons. This mixed-use project has transformed the formerly underutilized urban brownfield and previous site of the police station headquarters into a vibrant downtown, transit-oriented development.Learn more
You have a lot of experience in the affordable housing industry. How did you get your start?
When I initially came to Boston in 2008, I was looking into roles in the life sciences industry, and thinking about medical school (Charlie has a degree in Neuroscience from St. Lawrence University). I had the opportunity to sit down with folks at Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH) in Boston, and its mission really resonated with me. I thought, “let’s give it a shot,” when they offered me a position. I wanted to see where it would take me. Nearly twelve years later, here we are.Learn more
NEWPORT NEWS, VIRGINIA – Establishing its presence in the Mid-Atlantic market, Dakota Partners has closed on its first development project in Virginia. Located on a 4.9-acre site in Newport News, Virginia, Huntington Village will fill a void of new and desirable affordable housing for the area.
Yarmouth, Massachusetts – Located at 881 Route 28 in South Yarmouth, Massachusetts, Yarmouth Commons is Cape Cod’s newest affordable housing community. Dakota Partners, in collaboration with the Department of Housing and Community Development and the Town of Yarmouth, completed construction of this much needed, highly desirable development in late 2019. Residents began moving in over the summer and the units were fully leased in just four weeks.
Featuring three residential buildings, an expansive common green space, fitness center, leasing office, playground, and community center, Yarmouth Commons is conveniently situated near Routes 28 and 6. Two of the residential buildings are two stories in height, one with 19 residential units and the other with 20 units. The third residential building contains 30 units on three floors.Learn more