Squirrel Brand

Property Description:

8-12 Boardman, 17 Boardman

A former candy factory, the Squirrel Brand building now offers modern and affordable housing to residents between Central and Kendall Squares. The building includes an elevator, in-building laundry, and sustainable design amenities including solar thermal hot water. It is also adjacent to a park and a community garden.

Total Apartments: 20
Studio: 1
1BR: 2
2BRs: 13
3BRs: 4


Property Details:

The Port
Year Built or Last Renovated:
Just A Start Community Coordinator (for current residents):
Pierre Fils-Aime
Property Management:
Rental Inquiry Contact:

Maloney Properties

Potential tenants may reach out to Maloney to be placed on a waitlist. As Squirrel Brand is part of the Squirrelwood Apartments community, this property shares a waitlist with Linwood Court.

Housing Square Footage:
15,522 square feet
  • Davis Square Architects
  • Callahan Construction
  • Tierney Development Services
  • New Ecology
  • 4% Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC)
  • Tax Exempt Bonds
  • Permanent loan from MassHousing
  • DHCD (CBH, HSF, and CIPF)
  • Cambridge Affordable Housing Trust
  • MassHousing Workforce Housing
  • State Historic Tax Credits
  • Cambridge Redevelopment Authority
  • Cambridge Historic Commission
  • Listed on the Massachusetts State Historic Register
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