WBJournal | Economic Development http://www.wbjournal.com/ Get the latest news about Economic Development en-us <![CDATA[AC Hotel opens on Worcester's Front Street]]> 2018-04-19T11:20:55
The 170-room AC Hotel by Marriot on Front Street in Worcester opened T
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<![CDATA[Life sciences bill includes $50 million for UMass Medical, UMass Lowell ]]> 2018-04-18T10:43:12
A version of Gov. Charlie Baker's life sciences legislation, which wil
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<![CDATA[Carpenters union, N.J. company reach $15K settlement on Worcester project]]> 2018-04-09T17:22:05
A local carpenters union and a construction company that helped build
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<![CDATA[Central Mass. communities marketed as BioReady]]> 2018-04-02T06:00:00
The Massachusetts Biotechnology Council, a nonprofit formed three deca
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<![CDATA[Athol Hospital receives $28M MassDevelopment financing]]> 2018-03-29T14:55:53
MassDevelopment has provided $28.2 million in financing to help pay fo
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2018-03-29T14:55:53 /ARTICLE/20180329/HEALTH/180329924 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20180329/HEALTH/180329924/AR/0/AR-180329924.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Primetals leaving Worcester for Sutton]]> 2018-03-28T15:34:23
More than a month after Sutton voters approved a 15-year tax increment
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<![CDATA[Becker to officially mark opening of new $7.3M campus building]]> 2018-03-26T11:22:24
The Colleen C. Barrett Center for Global Innovation and Entrepreneursh
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<![CDATA[Biz group: renewable energy not keeping up with demand ]]> 2018-03-22T10:11:39
Another business group has joined those already clamoring to let more
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<![CDATA[Should state offices move from Boston to Worcester?]]> 2018-03-21T11:37:34
Boston is home to state department headquarters but also is very expen
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<![CDATA[MassLive to open downtown Worcester newsroom]]> 2018-03-20T11:09:13
Online news organization MassLive is opening a Worcester newsroom and
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2018-03-20T11:09:13 /ARTICLE/20180320/NEWS01/180329997 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20180320/NEWS01/180329997/AR/0/AR-180329997.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Fitchburg State remaking theater as new community, incubator space]]> 2018-03-19T06:00:00
A theater on Fitchburg's Main Street has sat vacant for decades as a l
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<![CDATA[Worcester chamber: Union Station underutilized]]> 2018-03-19T06:00:00
As developers descend upon downtown Worcester and attempt to remake th
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<![CDATA[Devens development leader heading to Framingham]]> 2018-03-15T14:47:49
The de-facto town manager for Devens, Thatcher Kezer, is headed to Fra
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<![CDATA[Chamber urges business activity at Union Station]]> 2018-03-09T09:59:20
As developers descend upon downtown Worcester and attempt to remake th
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2018-03-09T09:59:20 /ARTICLE/20180309/NEWS01/180309950 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20180309/NEWS01/180309950/AR/0/AR-180309950.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Pop-up restaurant concept joins Mercantile Center]]> 2018-02-28T11:51:52
Chicago-based provider of pop-up restaurants Fooda will be occupying a
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2018-02-28T11:51:52 /ARTICLE/20180228/NEWS01/180229949 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20180228/NEWS01/180229949/AR/0/AR-180229949.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Worcester Wares growing into business adolescence]]> 2018-02-19T06:00:00
In less than three years, Jessica Walsh has gone from selling "I
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<![CDATA[Primetals considering leaving Worcester for $28M Sutton facility]]> 2018-02-14T15:54:13
Primetals Technologies, a London-based metal manufacturer that operate
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<![CDATA[New $7.3M space helps Becker video game program grow]]> 2018-02-13T10:32:27
As Becker College's video game design program has grown, it's been hel
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<![CDATA[Amazon HQ2 in Mass. could require legislation, Baker says]]> 2018-02-09T10:30:33
Amazon doesn't quite fit into the state's current set of job-boosting
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<![CDATA[Healthcare staffing firm signs Mercantile Center lease]]> 2018-02-07T11:27:02
A healthcare staffing firm will relocate its Worcester office to occup
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