July 17, 2019

Two developers have filed detailed plans with the BPDA for a five-story, 80-unit apartment building on Lincoln Street in Allston mostly aimed at people who don't mind living with roommates or who have no choice because they're suffocating under student-debt burdens, in rooms that in some cases could rent as low as $844 a month.

January 09, 2019

MassHousing is providing $2.1 million in affordable housing financing from the Agency’s Workforce Housing Initiative to support the development of 233 Hancock, a 36-unit housing community, Arx Urban. The MassHousing financing will help transform a pair of Dorchester automobile repair shops into 36 units of new mixed-income homes, including 21 units of new workforce housing.

October 18, 2018

On October 12, 2018, Mayor Martin J. Walsh welcomed the newly selected SPARK Boston Council to City Hall. The diverse 40-member group, which included Arx Urban team member, Peter McCawley, will spend the next 12 months working to continue to open up new lines of communication between young adults and leaders in City government.

September 21, 2018

MassDevelopment has hired a Transformative Development Initiative (TDI) fellow who will work to advance local redevelopment in a newly selected TDI District in Chelsea. Benjamin Moll and Daniel Moll of Arx Urban have been appointed to the TDI District’s Core Committee.

December 12, 2017

On December 12, Boston’s zoning board signed off on plans to redevelop two auto-body shops at 233 Hancock Street in Dorchester into a five-story complex with 36 apartments, 700 square feet of ground-floor retail space, and a 400 square foot gallery. There will also be 22 parking spaces in the new building’s street-level garage. The project, which developers Benjie and Danny Moll are backing and which will involve tearing down two billboards near the site, has already won Boston Planning and Development Agency approval.

October 19, 2017

The Boston Planning and Development Board last week approved a 36-unit mixed-use project at 233 Hancock Street. Developer Arx Urban has filed plans to construct a 29,465-square foot, five-story building on a Glover’s Corner site now occupied by two auto body repair shops. In addition to 36 units, along the streetscape, about 1,250 square feet of interior retail and gallery space will be curated by the Dorchester Arts Collaborative or a comparable community arts organization and 3,000 square feet of green space will be created for tenant's behind the building.

August 10, 2017

A proposal for a five-story, mixed-used building to replace an auto body shop on Hancock Street will get a public airing at a Boston Planning and Development Agency meeting next week. The development at 233 Hancock St. is being undertaken by Arx Urban, a real estate firm with a history of building workforce housing in Boston.

May 14, 2017

Boutique real estate developer and investor Arx Urban has acquired 299-309 Hancock Street, a 16,184 square foot mixed-use building located across from the upcoming 388,400 square foot DotBlock mixed-use development, for $2.8 million, or $173.01 per square foot.

May 03, 2017

Chin up, Dorchester. Two deals to redevelop the Boston Globe property may have fallen through, but investors are still bullish about what the future holds in the land of the triple-deckers. Transit-oriented multifamily projects such as the Hub25 apartments at Columbia Point are luring renters down the Red Line with discounts from downtown rents, prompting more developers to search for similar sites.

August 22, 2016

On August 15, 2016, real estate investor Arx Urban acquired the 10-unit residential apartment building at 341 Gallivan Boulevard for $2.75 million. The property is located in Dorchester's Ashmont neighborhood steps to the MBTA Red Line and includes luxury townhomes constructed in 2012. JP Morgan Chase Bank provided the financing.

May 01, 2016

On April 28, 2016, innovative real estate investment firm Arx Urban acquired the 8,982 square foot parcel at 4198-4206 Washington Street in Roslindale Village. The single-story retail strip is located steps to the Roslindale MBTA Commuter Rail and follows a stream of recent development activity around Adams Park. Eastern Bank financed the transaction.

June 07, 2015

Benjie Moll, founder of Arx Urban, an innovative real estate investment firm, provides insight into how he got his start, the trials and tribulations of the first few years growing his own platform, and advice for other real estate entrepreneurs.

March 03, 2015

On Monday, Mayor Martin J. Walsh welcomed the newly selected Mayor's ONEin3 Council to City Hall. The diverse 37-member group, which included Arx Urban Founder, Benjie Moll, will spend the next 12 months working with the City on projects aimed at maximizing the talents of Boston's 20-34 year old demographic, which is one third of the City's total population.

November 03, 2014

Crowdfunding will significantly change the landscape of real estate investing. Join Michael Bull, Host of the Commercial Real Estate Show as he discusses what to expect from crowd sourced capital in the real estate industry with experts, Benjie Moll and Doug Ellenoff at DisruptCRE in Boston. 

October 20, 2014

Last Thursday afternoon, the Seaport’s District Hall hosted DisruptCRE, a “first-of-its-kind commercial real estate/technology event designed to connect disruptive ideas with capital and commercial real estate professionals." Crowdfunding: A Tectonic Shift in Real Estate Investing panelists Benjie Moll and Bonnie Burgett discussed the latest emerging avenue for investing in real estate—crowdfunding. 

August 21, 2014

Arx Urban Founder, Benjie Moll, collaborated with Dartmouth's Tuck School of Business Professor John H. Vogel Jr. on an academic overview of the real estate crowdfunding landscape. 

August 21, 2014

The Real Reporter profiled the acquisition of One Merrimac by Arx Urban in partnership with New York City based Atlas Real Estate Partners. One Merrimac is a 100% occupied high-street retail space and 20-space surface parking lot with the largest electric vehicle charging capacity in Boston. The site has nearly 32,000 square feet of future development rights and the acquisition was closed with a loan from Cambridge Savings Bank.

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