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Developer, Builder, Planner and Real Estate Manager

Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
August 28, 2017

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Steven N. Zieff

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Waltham MA 02453


Summary: Creating exceptional real estate and place.

Eden Management Inc. 1991 – Present.

Developer of more than 2,000 class A leasehold and fee simple dwellings.

Planner, builder and contractor of infill and master planned, single and mixed use environments. Profit & loss responsibility. Responsible for

Vision, feasibility, acquisition, legal and financial structure.

Legislation, regulation, zoning, permitting, planning, design, entitlements and relief.

Execution, QA/QC and commissioning of heavy, type 1, 2, and 3 construction.

Marketing, management, occupancy and / or disposition.

Northgate Construction, Arlen Construction, Vinnin Associates 1983 - 1991

Project Manager, Construction Supervisor and Chief of sales and marketing.

More than 900 Class A & B dwellings.

Responsible for concept, permit, design, development, redevelopment and reuse.

Residential, institutional, retail and mixed uses.

Wells Rich Greene 1981 - 1983

Account Manager. Trade and consumer feasibility, introduction and roll out of national products.


Construction Supervisor License. MA CS 045***-**** – Present.

Harvard Graduate School of Design, guest lecturer. 2006 – Present.

Boston College Carrol School of Graduate Management, guest lecturer 2016 – Present.


Harvard University Graduate School of Design; Real Estate Development. 1993.

Northeastern University; Construction Technology 1986.

Babson College; MBA Marketing 1980.

Boston University; Economics. 1979.

Skills; MS Office, Adobe Acrobat


American Planning Association, National Award; Legacy Farms 2012.

Urban Land Institute; Cronin’s Landing 1996.

Harvard University Case Study; Cronin’s Landing, Longview Place. 1995, 2005.

Selected Projects

Communities / Municipality

55 Hope Street, Brooklyn – 92 dwelling conversion of industrial use.

680 South Avenue, Weston – 16 dwelling conversion of religious use.

Longview Place, Waltham – 348 dwelling revitalization of health care site.

Cronin’s Landing, Waltham – 281 dwelling / 25,500 sf retail revitalization of urban core.

Boott Mills West, Lowell – 58 dwelling loft style conversion of National Historic mill property.

Avalon Bear Hill, Waltham – 324 dwelling multifamily zoning conversion.

Forest Park of Auburn, Auburn – 87 dwelling revitalization of failed initiative.

The Village at Pillsbury Pond, Georgetown – 32 dwelling residential use.

The Village at Vinnin Square, Salem – 516 dwelling / 123 Bed / 35,000 sf PUD.

John W. Weeks House, Newton – 67 dwelling conversion of academic use.

Riverside Towers, Medford – 200 dwelling conversion of industrial use.

Environments / Municipality

Children’s Hospital Boston, Waltham – Revitalization of 220 bed acute care hospital.

Beit Olam Cemetery I & II, Wayland – creation and execution.

Wayland Weston Rowing Association Boat House, Wayland – creation and execution.

Wayland Public Safety Building, Wayland – creation and execution.

Temple Shir Tikva I & II, Wayland- creation and execution.

S.S. Pierce, Coolidge Corner – design build historic rehabilitation.

Hillside Dormitories, Bentley College, Waltham – design build new construction.

Infrastructure / Municipality

Legacy Farms, Hopkinton – heavy, wet and dry infrastructure.

Moody Street Redevelopment, Waltham – heavy, wet and dry infrastructure.

Hope Avenue Redevelopment District, Waltham – heavy wet and dry infrastructure.

Loring Avenue Improvement District, Salem – wet infrastructure.

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