MBTA: Haverhill Layover Facility
The MBTA is relocating the existing Haverhill Line Layover Facility from Bradford, MA to a new, larger facility in the rural area of Haverhill, MA. The new six track facility will allow for storage of trains and include train crew facilities and maintenance equipment storage.
As part of the VHB design team, RND is responsible for all real estate services for this project. Acquisition services includes title research, appraisals, review appraisals, facilitating the taking process, payment, and recording of the property at the registry of deeds. The acquisition process includes reviewing acquisition plans, coordination with the survey team, and property owner negotiations. Acting as the relocation agent for the MBTA, RND is conducting tenant occupancy surveys and personal property inventory, obtaining leads for potential relocation sites, preparation of moving specifications and the processing of relocation claims.