Moving Forward With You

The Dascomb Road Project is going ahead with a Commercial and Retail mixed-use development. We are asking you to make it better by voting to include a 55+ community at the Special Town Meeting on January 29th.

A residential component will:

  • Reduce traffic by more than 25%
  • Provide much needed housing for 55+ residents
  • Attract premium restaurants & retailers
  • Stimulate new revenue & economic development 
  • Increase green space & decrease parking

    What's changed about the                        project since last Spring?

    55+ Senior Housing Only:  We now propose 100% age-restricted 55+ housing to eliminate the concern surrounding the impact of school aged children on Andover Public Schools.

    Planned Unit Development: We will be submitting a detailed Planned Unit Development (PUD) which will allow for targeted zoning regulations that are site specific. read more here

    Scaled Down Development: The existing permitting allows for 800,000 SF of development on this parcel. Due to your concerns regarding density, we've scaled the project back to less than 600,000 SF.

     

      The Project

      Centered around lush public green space, The Dascomb Road Project will be the towns first community-oriented lifestyle center consisting of under 600,000 square feet of mixed-use space, with potential for a luxurious fifty-five plus community. The DRP will combine the latest innovations in business, the most coveted names in retail and fine dining, along with high-end office, medical and exciting plans for a boutique hotel. Be a part of something unique, be a part of something inspiring, be a part of The Dascomb Road Project.

      Public Benefits

      A vibrant, growing town.

      The Dascomb Road Project expands the footprint of our town, creating new opportunities and connecting people and places in new ways.

       

      Tax Revenue

      A PROJECT THAT GIVES BACK

      This project will give back to the people who inspired it through increased tax revenue to the Town, benefiting our schools and children.

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      MassWorks Grant

      Extensive Civic Improvements

      Valuable infrastructure updates like traffic lights, sewer, road widening, sidewalks, and of course bike lanes increase accessibility and create a community-friendly environment. 

      Community Benefits

      A place to gather and play

      Centered around lush green space, The Dascomb Road Project provides lots of amenities to bring the community together. An indoor community center, outdoor pavilion and transportation service to get downtown and back are just a few of the ways that The Dascomb Road Project will have a positive impact on the community. 

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      Public Transportation 

      A WAY TO GET FROM HERE TO THERE

      The Dascomb Road Project promotes cross pollination to and from local businesses and public means of transport, making hourly stops to the following locations:

      • Downtown Andover
      • Local Train Stations
      • Senior Center
      • Andover High School

      Job Creation

      employment opportunities

      The Dascomb Road Project provides opportunities for economic development and supports job creation within the community. This would include short and long-term jobs in construction and trades, as well as full and part-time jobs from the commercial and retail components. Many local high school students and residents can reap the rewards from this community project.

      How your ideas have shaped the project

      The Dascomb Road Project allows Andover the ability to create a community inspired development, consisting of ideas and input we've heard from you, the community.

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      Complimentary trolley service

      The Dascomb Road Project promotes cross pollination to and from local businesses and public means of transport, making hourly stops to the following locations:

      • Downtown Andover
      • Local Train Stations
      • Senior Center
      • Andover High School

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      Intergenerational programming

      Working in tandem with community leaders, community youth and senior services, high school administrators, the Director of Community Services, our team will spearhead a number of programs that foster collaboration and good will between youth and seniors in Andover.

      • Technology Education
      • Culinary Arts
      • Gardening
      • Performance & Visual Arts

      indoor Community space

      A glass atrium, will be home to an indoor community space, open to the pubic to hold events, meetings and exhibits. 

       
       

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      downtown

      The Dascomb Road Project will plan and sponsor summer and fall activities at The Park in Downtown, expanding the footprint of Andover and developing a vibrant community that capitalizes upon diverse interests and talents.

      Activities may include:

      • Fairs & Exhibits
      • Arts on the common
      • Garden Shows
      • Movie Nights in The Park
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      outdoor green space

      The Dascomb Road Project boasts the most green space in any mixed-use development in Massachusetts, featuring an outdoor park with a stage pavilion, and open grass areas for picnicking, reading a book, or tossing a frisbee.  

      The west end has a new beginning.

      Tucked within the confines of the Tewksbury town line and the Route 93 belt, The Dascomb Road Project expands the footprint of Andover by engaging previously underdeveloped land into an eclectic, mixed-use lifestyle development inspired by its community.

       

      Existing Site

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      PROPOSED PROJECT

       

      Development Team

      "The strength is in the team."

      Sal Lupoli

      Developer - Lupoli Companies

      David torRisi

      Consultant - Torrisi Advisors

      rick friberg

      Civil Engineer - TEC Engineering

      Pam McDermott

      Public Relations - McDermott Ventures

      Micheal wang

      Master Planner - Form & Place