Kaplan Construction Begins Work on Affordable Senior Housing Development


BOSTON – Kaplan Construction, a WBE general contractor and construction management firm providing comprehensive building programs across Greater Boston, announced that it has begun work on a five-story, 41,335 SF building at 9 Leyland Street in Dorchester, Mass. on behalf of a partnership between Dorchester Bay Economic Development Corporation (DBEDC) and Hebrew SeniorLife (HSL).

Designed to meet Passive House and LEED Silver certification, 9 Leyland will feature 43 units of affordable rental supportive housing and enriched services for seniors to promote healthy aging and a high quality of life. Construction started in January and is expected to be completed in the summer of 2023.

The new five-story development includes 41 one-bedroom and two two-bedroom units, and five units will be accessible to persons with mobility impairments. The building will have a multi-purpose room for residents and community members, a bike…

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