March 2012: Groundbreaking on AVA Somerville (studio, one- and two-bedroom units designed for urban professionals) and Avalon at Assembly Row (larger, more upscale studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom units with gourmet kitchens and balconies). The mixed-use residential/retail buildings at 74 Foley St. will include more than 400 apartments.
November 2012: Opening of Burger Dive. The 45-seat burger and fries eatery at 702 Assembly Square Drive is the first storefront in a development by Federal Realty.
Ongoing road improvements to Route 28.
Winter/spring: Announcement on retail stores with signed leases.
Leasing to begin for AVA Somerville and Avalon at Assembly Row.
Summer: A 6-acre park along the Mystic River will be completed.
Retail space in Avalon and AVA buildings to be completed, and leasing to begin for apartments.
14-screen AMC Movie Theatre to be completed.
MBTA’s Assembly Square Station on the Orange Line scheduled to open.
SOURCES: Federal Realty Investment Trust, city of Somerville