The town received two responses to its RFP’s to redevelop the former Medfield State Hospital site. The links to the proposals are below.
Trinity Financial proposes 334 rental units that would be in all the existing rehabilitated building (less the maintenance building and dining hall, which Trinity would demolish). Trinity would pay the town $2m.
Pulte submitted three options:
- $7.6 m. for the Arboretum alone for 73 for sale units
- $21.2 m. if the town allows 602 units
- $44.1 m. if the town allow 702 units
Option A Price Proposal /Total Consideration : $7,696,000 The first development option will only utilize the Arboretum Parcel and will consist of 73 non-age restricted forsale residential townhomes. There will be 54 market-rate residences and 19 affordable-rate residences. The affordable-rate residences will make up 25% of the total amount of residences which is in conformance with the affordability requirements in the Medfield State Hospital District. The proposed purchase price for Option A is $ 7,696,000. The proposed purchase price may increase or decrease based on the number of market-rate residences approved by the Town of Medfield on the Arboretum Parcel.
Option B Price Proposal/Total Consideration: $29,158,000 The second development option will utilize the entire disposition property (West Slope, Core Campus, and Arboretum Parcel). This development option will consist of 602 non-age restricted for sale residences in a mix of garden-style residences and townhome residences. There will be 451 market-rate units and 151 affordable-rate units. There will be 450 garden-style residences and 152 townhome residences. The affordable-rate residences will make up 25% of the total amount of residences which is in conformance with the affordability requirements in the Medfield State Hospital District. The proposed purchase price for Option B is $ 29,158,000. The proposed purchase price may increase or decrease based on the number of market-rate residences approved by the Town of Medfield on the disposition site.
Option C Price Proposal/Total Consideration: $44,108,000 The third development option utilizes the entire disposition parcel, which includes the West Slope Parcel, Core Campus Parcel, and Arboretum Parcel. Development on the property will be a mixed-use residential community consisting of 402 for-sale non-age restricted garden-style residences and townhome residences, 100 agerestricted for-sale garden-style residences, and 200 apartment rental residences, for a grand total of 702 residences.
This is what the existing Pulte built development at the former Walpole Woodworking site looks like with the same sort of buildings:
This is from the Town of Medfield website –
Medfield State Hospital Redevelopment Opportunity
The Town of Medfield released a Request for Proposals for the Medfield State Hospital on Monday, April 5, 2021. Proposals were due on Monday, August 2, 2021 at 11 am. The Request for Proposals was developed by the Medfield State Hospital Development Committee prior to submission to the Medfield Board of Selectmen. Proposals will be evaluated by the Medfield State Hospital Development Committee.
On Monday, August 2, 2021, the Town received two proposals, which can be accessed here: https://www.town.medfield.net/2004/Redevelopment-Proposals
The Town released a press release announcing it received two proposals which can be found here.
The Request for Proposals and the posted addenda that were released by the Town can be accessed at this link: https://www.town.medfield.net/2003/Medfield-State-Hospital-RFP
Please contact Assistant Town Administrator Nicholas Milano with any questions at email@example.com or 781-856-5287.
Additional information about the Medfield State Hospital can be found here: https://www.town.medfield.net/556/Medfield-State-Hospital-information