Zero Net Living, Mission Hill Flats Further west, in the Mission Hill neighborhood, developer Leland DiMeco, co-owner and principal broker at Boston Green Realty, LLC , is planning an environmentally friendly LEED-certified, mixed-use development. DiMeco and his wife, Suzanne, are the developers of Mission Hill Flats, a mixed-use building, with 30 apartments and four commercial units that, when completed, will surpass any LEED/Energy Star green standards. pave the way for more of their kind,” said DiMeco, whose company is a certified EcoBroker, a premiere green designation for real estate professionals. “This is going to be a fun, technology-based building offering residents a system that will learn and adapt to their habits. The system will learn when you leave, when you’re coming, “We want Mission Hill Flats to be the greenest building in Boston and help

local economy, according to the Boston Redevelopment Authority, which oversees all construction projects in the city. The move, which is expected to begin this summer, will relocate 800 people to Boston. For Red Sox fans, Pierce Boston , a 30-story luxury condo and apartment tower near Fenway Park, will open in the summer of 2018, featuring 109 condominiums and 240 rental apartments. On the South End, Troy Boston, which opened in 2015, has a strong millennial vibe. A one-bedroom apartment rents for more than $3,000 a month. In Boston’s historical Bulfinch Triangle neighborhood, One Canal , a new 12-story luxury rental tower, caters to millennials and Baby Boomers, with a rooftop social deck, fitness center and yoga studio. Boston’s housing boom is spilling into other corners of the city, including South Boston, the South End, Fenway and Mission Hill. We want Mission Hill Flats to be the greenest building in Boston and help pave the way for more of their kind.” “

how to turn the heat on, how to turn the cooling on. It will be a place to talk about and have your friends come over to visit.” With a combination of rooftop solar panels, advanced water heaters, smart thermostats, dual-pane windows, LED lighting, electric vehicle (EV) plugins, a “smart car” for tenants, high performance eco-friendly construction materials and other high-efficiency features, Mission Hill Flats is designed with a singular goal: to generate as much energy as the occupants use. It’s a concept known as zero net energy, or ZNE. The DiMecos are teaming up with the local Roxbury Knights of Columbus and donating space in the building for the charity group. The five-story apartment building will be a passive house certified project, a rigorous energy efficiency standard aimed at reducing a building’s carbon footprint.


Leland DiMeco Co-owner and Principal Broker at Boston Green Realty Boston, MA

3D rendering of Mission Hill Flats Husband-and-wife developers Leland and Suzanne DiMeco are planning to build an environmentally friendly LEED-certified, mixed-use housing development called of Mission Hill Flats. This is an architectural rendering of the 30 apartments and four commercial units planned for the site.


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