Mercy Heights is a transformational project, for the City of Watertown located at the gateway to the City center. COR purchased the Mercy Hospital property in 2013. The former Mercy Hospital occupied 9 multi-story buildings consisting of approximately 377,000 square feet and 7-acres. The original buildings were constructed at various times between 1938 and 1983. Through collaborative efforts with State and local government COR has completed significant environmental remediation, raised all of the existing structures, and is in the process of a full-scale redevelopment project to help revitalize downtown Watertown.
Mercy Heights is located at the intersection of Arsenal and South Massey streets, just east of the city center. The 7 Acre block has been approved for the first phase of development to include 34,000 SF of commercial space in (2) two-story buildings fronting Arsenal Street, 108 integrated market rate and affordable apartments alonf South Massey and Stone Streets and a 5,500 SF community building on Sherman Street for use by the residents and the existing St. Patrick’s Parish. On-site parking is located internal to the block to support all planned uses including the Church.
Directly adjacent to the site, across Stone Street, is an additional 4 Ares that will expand the development with up to 22 for-sale single family townhouses, 28 patio homes and community space.