UMass Design Building looking west
Since the largest landowners in Amherst are our tax exempt educational institutes with Amherst College #1, UMass #2 and Hampshire College #3, it's no big surprise that most of the current construction projects are taking place there.
Amherst College Greenway Dorms
Amherst College new Science Center
But all these new buildings will be protected by Amherst Fire Department, and they have been at the understaffed breaking point for far too many years now.
Crotty Hall from North Plasant Street
Crotty Hall from the side
UMass Physical Sciences Building
Hitchcock Center new living building on Hampshire College campusHowever there is some (housing development) taking place that will go on the tax rolls:
Olympia Place five story luxurious dorms built by private developer
Unlike Townehouse Apartments, courtyards are tiny
Hawthorne Farm affordable duplex