BRA board approved tentative designation to Elma Lewis Partners LLC and development partner, FeldCo Development Company for the development of Ruggles Place. The new team has 18months to continue to move forward on this $308 million mixed use project. Ruggles Place will transform lower Roxbury bringing vitality and cultural with new retail, museums and educational facilities. The team has proposed to revise the original project to include, 591,398 square feet of vertical retail space, 43,020 square feet of small ground floor retail space, an art and educational space comprised of 58,474 square feet, an office component consisting of 315,122 square feet, and an above ground parking structure containing 616,440 square feet. This project will generate 2,938 permanent post construction jobs.