WBJournal | Economic Development http://www.wbjournal.com/ Get the latest news about Economic Development en-us <![CDATA[WPI, QCC get $4M for new photonics lab]]> 2018-01-11T11:28:30
Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Quinsigamond Community College ann
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<![CDATA[PawSox $83M stadium deal moves forward in R.I. legislature]]> 2018-01-09T18:29:23
The Rhode Island Senate Finance Committee voted 8-1 on Tuesday to pass
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<![CDATA[Economic growth is a community-driven process ]]> 2018-01-08T06:00:00
Economic development is not a profession. It is a process, an amalgama
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<![CDATA[Accolades & honors]]> 2018-01-08T06:00:00
Diana Lados, Milton Prince Higgins II distinguished associate professo
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<![CDATA[Worcester getting $327K for pharmacy tech training]]> 2018-01-03T09:28:50
The City of Worcester and the Central Massachusetts Workforce Investme
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<![CDATA[Worcester apartment building sells for $9.7M]]> 2017-12-28T10:44:31
A 96-unit, 10-story apartment building just south of Becker College ha
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<![CDATA[A tight housing market continues to push prices, downtown visions will be realized]]> 2017-12-25T06:00:00
The trends are going in the right direction for homeowners: an increas
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<![CDATA[Food, beer and sports will dominate Central Massachusetts' hospitality industry]]> 2017-12-25T06:00:00
This past year was huge for the Worcester restaurant, entertainment an
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<![CDATA[Off-shore wind developers make pitches for state contracts]]> 2017-12-22T08:49:34
Vying for a long-term contract for the first Massachusetts offshore wi
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<![CDATA[Mercantile Center lands coffeehouse as retail anchor]]> 2017-12-20T11:27:26
Coffee shop Fuel America, which also will serve beer and wine, will op
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<![CDATA[Pawtucket mayor pushes Rhode Island on $83M PawSox stadium]]> 2017-12-19T11:23:00
Concerned about Worcester's ongoing efforts to woo the Triple A minor
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<![CDATA[Framingham's Magnuson Hotel slated for 26K-sf addition ]]> 2017-12-14T11:11:39
Lexington developer Soniya Hotel, LLC has applied to majorly renovate
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<![CDATA[Worcester's LakePharma plans Mass. expansion]]> 2017-12-13T10:44:40
LakePharma, a biologics company with a laboratory in Worcester, has ra
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<![CDATA[CitySquare II marketing one of last Downtown Worcester development sites]]> 2017-12-11T12:41:42
The last buildable site on the former Galleria property is for sale, w
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<![CDATA[Restaurants respond to time, cost pressures as lunch crowd shrinks]]> 2017-12-11T06:00:00
Last year, people took 433 million fewer trips to restaurants than in
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<![CDATA[Cliff Rucker expands Worcester holdings]]> 2017-12-11T06:00:00
Worcester Railers Owner Cliff Rucker has become a major part of the ci
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<![CDATA[Worcester increases tax burden on businesses]]> 2017-12-06T12:11:28
Despite urging from the business community and Worcester Regional Cham
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<![CDATA[Astellas Institute to relocate to Westborough]]> 2017-12-06T11:21:50
The Astellas Institute for Regenerative Medicine, based in Marlborough
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<![CDATA[Baker backs Worcester's Red Sox bid]]> 2017-12-04T12:00:04
Gov. Charlie Baker on Friday said the Massachusetts state government w
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<![CDATA[NYC executive opens Worcester marketing agency]]> 2017-12-01T15:20:10
In a press release, Jake Messier, founder of HEARD Strategy and Storyt
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