Southfield | Neighborhood Spotlight

| April 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Southfield development - main entrance

Overview:

Southfield is a 1,400 acre development currently under construction in South Weymouth, MA. The site is located at the former Weymouth Naval Air Station just south of Route 18 and will include a number of residential communities, an 18 hole links-style golf course, sports & recreation complex, a commercial campus and 1,000 acres of open space permanently preserved and open to the pubic. Southfield will add many more condo and townhouse options to Weymouth with convenient access to commuter rail station and Rt. 3.

MASTER PLAN

 

History:

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“Naval Air Station South Weymouth, was an operational United States Navy airfield from 1942 to 1997. It was first established as a regular Navy blimp base during World War II. During the postwar era the base became an important component of the Naval Air Reserve Training Command, hosting a diverse and changing variety of Navy and Marine Corps reserve aircraft squadrons and other types of reserve units throughout the years.” – wikipedia

Residential Projects Underway:

The Commons at Southfield | John M. Corcoran and Company:

Studios, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, 3 Bedroom apartments

The Meadows | IBG Design Build:

Parkview Village | Whitman Homes:

Southfield Links:
18 Holes
Links-style
*Designed by Brian Silva who also designed Black Rock in Hingham, Waverly Oaks in Plymouth, Cape Cod National in Brewster and Red Tail in Devens
275 townhouses are expected to be built around the course in a later phase of the master plan.

Sports and Recreation Facility:
Outdoor Facilities

  • 5 Synthetic surface fields for soccer, football, lacrosse, rugby & field hockey
  • 2 regulation sized little league baseball fields (synthetic surface)
  • 1 regulation sized softball field (synthetic surface)
  • 1 regulation sized baseball field (synthetic surface)
  • Tennis courts
  • Basketball courts

Indoor Facilities:

  • 105,000 sf synthetic surface field for soccer, lacrosse,
  • Olympic sized skating rink
  • Restaurant and entertainment facility

Access:
With the size and scope of this project, a second access road (East-West Parkway) will be created connecting Rt. 18 with Route 3 (exit 14) via 228 through Reservoir Park Drive in Rockland. Demolition of some commercial buildings has already begun on Weymouth St. in Rockland.


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