New Atlantic Development

The Company

New Atlantic Development is a Boston-based real estate development company dedicated to the creation and preservation of vibrant and diverse communities.

New Atlantic specializes in developing affordable, mixed-income, and service-enriched housing. Recent projects have also emphasized live/work space for artists, cultural and retail space, and the rehabilitation and adaptive re-use of historic buildings.

The firm usually acts as owner and developer, but can also offer its expertise to property owners in a joint-venture or consulting structure. Many of New Atlantic's projects involve a relationship with a non-profit organization, whether as co-owners/sponsors, property managers, or service providers.

The planning of each development project includes a concerted effort to reach out and work with neighbors and local community groups to enhance and add value to the neighborhood that each project is located within. This commitment to community involvement comes from a firmly held belief that each project is stronger and more successful if it emerges from a well-informed and collaborative effort to shape change for the common good.

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Development Services

  • Affordable, Mixed-Income and Market Rate Housing
  • Special Needs Housing
  • Historic Preservation and Adaptive Re-Use
  • Cultural and Artist Space
  • Community-Oriented Commercial Space

Consulting Services

  • Fee Development
  • Project Management
  • Financial Feasibility Studies
  • Clerk of the Works/Owner’s Construction Rep

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The People

The principals of New Atlantic have over 40 years of combined experience in development and have completed some of the area's most innovative affordable housing and mixed-used development projects. They have a very successful track record and are known for their ability to solve complex physical, financial and legal problems which would otherwise make a project infeasible.

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Bill Madsen Hardy


Bill Madsen Hardy is a real estate development and urban planning specialist with a strong background in affordable housing, historic preservation and economic development. His experience prior to New Atlantic included managing development projects for a non-profit CDC in Cambridge, Massachusetts and as a planning and development consultant in Detroit, Michigan. He has managed the development of over 1,500 units of affordable and mixed-income housing and several commercial/retail properties.

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Brian Goldson


Brian Goldson was trained in architecture at Roger Williams University. He brings a wealth of experience in architecture and construction management to New Atlantic Development. He has worked in all aspects of housing, including assisted living, special needs, affordable and market rate. Historic tax credit projects are an area of particular expertise.

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Catherine Infantino

Office Administrator

Catherine Infantino serves as New Atlantic’s Office Administrator and is responsible for maintaining the books for New Atlantic and all of its subsidiaries. She also handles insurance plans, investment plans, and provides general support to the company principals.

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Peter Roth

Peter Roth founded New Atlantic Development in 1994 and led the company through 23 years of innovative and successful development. He continues to teach in the Master's degree program in Real Estate Development at MIT and serve on the Board of Directors of several non-profit organizations. He continues to provide strategic advice to the company’s principals.

updated: 3 years ago