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Arch Street Trade; Davis Square Hotel; Milford Casino

DAVIS SQUARE—Five developers want to build a hotel on the lot that hosts the Davis Square Farmers Market. The city should decide by the end of June who gets to build: "Details about the developers' proposals were not immediately available, but the city is expecting a boutique type of hotel with about 100 rooms." [Herald]
DOWNTOWN—The five-story, 19-unit retirement community for Franciscan Friars at 103 Arch Street traded and may now become apartments: "In a letter to friars last year, provincial leaders noted that 103 Arch 'has a certain location value' but 'is obsolete in many ways for long-term elder care.'" [Herald]
MILFORD—Your granny's favorite casino operator, Foxwoods, promises a "full-court press" against the plans in East Boston and Everett: "The Connecticut casino operator's decision instantly enhances the credibility of the Milford project, and intensifies the competition for what is expected to be the most lucrative casino license in the state." [Globe]