The Procopio Companies Earn 2021 National Association of Home Builders American Living Award for Green Community


MIDDLETON, MA – The Procopio Companies, a fourth-generation, full-service real estate development and construction management firm based in Middleton, MA, announced it has won the 2021, Silver Level Best in American Living Green Community Award for Caldwell at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) International Builder’s Show.

The Best in American Living Awards honors the most innovative and outstanding projects and designs of the year through recognition of the hardworking professionals behind them. The 2021 Best in American Living Awards ceremony was held on February 9th during the NAHB International Builder’s Show in Orlando, Florida which hosted more than 70,000 industry professionals over the course of five days.

“Earning recognition from the NAHB is an honor, as it allows for further validation of the thought and countless hours we put into this project,” said Michael Procopio, CEO of The Procopio Companies. “The Best in American Living Award is a celebration of all of the hard work put in by the team and project partners and a reminder to keep striving for even greater innovation and sustainability in future projects. “

Caldwell, a 259-unit, 228,000 square foot mixed-use, multifamily residence is a LEED Platinum certified, energy-efficient residential building located in Downtown Lynn, MA. Caldwell is the first LEED Platinum certified building in Lynn, and currently holds the title of the largest LEED Platinum Certified multifamily building in New England. The building boasts a wide array of sustainability features such as individual ventilation systems in each unit, energy-efficient automated parking system, electric car charging stations, solar power production, smart thermostats, and even a roof top garden. Caldwell’s design implements sustainability in even the smallest details with the use of ultra-low emission paint, flooring, wood, and insulation.

Procopio sold Caldwell to The Green Cities Company at the end of 2021, passing the torch to a company whose values align with the sustainable work and mission achieved at Caldwell.

With over 70 years of experience in the real estate development and construction management industries, Procopio’s current development pipeline through 2023 includes more than 1,480 for-sale and rental housing units throughout New England with projects in Lynn, MA, Haverhill, MA and Portland, ME.