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Construction zone: Delays ahead

Large development projects stall as tight credit and weak demand cause builders and investors to become wary

Like most other big development projects south of Boston, SouthField, the mixed-use development planned for the former military base straddling the borders of Weymouth, is in a holding pattern. Like most other big development projects south of Boston, SouthField, the mixed-use development planned for the former military base straddling the borders of Weymouth, is in a holding pattern. (Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff)
By Robert Preer
Globe Correspondent / May 31, 2009

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The welcome center is open. A road into the complex is complete. And utilities have been installed on part of the property. But construction has yet to start on the nearly 3,000 homes at SouthField, the mixed-use development planned for the former military base straddling the borders of Weymouth, Rockland and Abington. (Full article: 1135 words)

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