Ribbon cutting to mark opening of 53-unit North Commons at Village Hill in Northampton

NORTHAMPTON – A ribbon cutting to celebrate completed construction of North Commons at Village Hill, a 53-unit apartment building on 140 Olander Drive is set for Thursday at 11 a.m.

The Community Builders developed the $19.6 million project, which is near Smith College and the Mill River.

In a news release, the TCB said this is a “126-acre public/private redevelopment. North Commons marks the end of the two decades of redevelopment on the campus by MassDevelopment, the City of Northampton, TCB and private homebuilders and developers.”

It says “North Commons was conceived in partnership with the City of Northampton and Valley Community Development to bring more affordable housing opportunities to the Village Hill campus.”

There are four three-bedroom units, 22 two-bedroom units, 19 one-bedroom units and eight studio apartments.

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