A strong healthy economic base and country atmosphere have made
Needham one of
Boston’s most desirable suburbs.
The town’s serene country atmosphere, excellent mass transit system, highly respected schools, and well-balanced community life have made this community popular with newcomers.
Strong local organizations, from civic and religious to business and educational, have a positive impact and invigorating influence on this stable and deeply rooted community.
Many homes were built prior to 1950, varying in style from Colonials to
CapeCods and Ranches. Vacant land that is suitable for residential development is scarce, which limits the possibility of new construction.