In 2000, the city adopted mixed use regulations (Special Regulation, Section IV.N "Mixed Use Regulations") which introduces mixed-use development in the downtown area.
Mixed-use allows the redevelopment of commercial properties to include residential and commercial uses in 1 area.
Residential use will bring much needed vitality and consumer demands that require a better market mix than is currently seen in downtown Framingham.
Three mixed-use projects have been completed downtown:
Click here to view the city's current Transit Oriented Development (TOD) planning initiative.