557 Highland Ave. (former Muzi site)

The Planning Department has created this website to share information about the redevelopment of 557 Highland Avenue, formerly the site of Muzi Ford and Chevrolet and a car wash. The nearly 10-acre site was rezoned by Town Meeting in 2021 and purchased by the Bulfinch Companies shortly thereafter. 

The Bulfinch Companies has proposed to build lab, research and office space called the Highland Science Center. This website contains official filings, public meeting and hearing information and other relevant documents and information related to this project.   To access the Bulfinch Companies website for further information please go to the following link: http://557highland.com 

SIgn up for updates here. For questions, please contact planning@needhamma.gov

Application

Proponent's Application for Site Plan Review and issuance of Special Permits for the Project (Part 1)
Traffic Appendices  (Part 2). This special permit application will be the subject on a public hearing by the Planning Board on Tuesday, June 7, 2022.

Project Review Timeline, Mass General Laws, Ch 40A

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