WBJournal | Economic Development http://www.wbjournal.com/ Get the latest news about Economic Development en-us <![CDATA[Worcester looking to lease former Saint Vincent Hospital building]]> 2019-04-18T11:14:08
Worcester city officials are looking to sign a long-term lease for a f
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<![CDATA[Worcester improvement district lands executive director, vendor]]> 2019-04-17T10:55:48
Heading into its first spring, a new entity planning improvements for
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<![CDATA[UMass hires McEvoy as first VP of corporate relations ]]> 2019-04-16T10:54:00
Kate McEvoy, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care's former regional vice presid
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<![CDATA[Movers & Shakers]]> 2019-04-15T06:00:00
Check out which professionals are on the move in Central Mass.
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<![CDATA[WRA orders Midtown Mall owner to submit redevelopment plan]]> 2019-04-15T06:00:00
The Worcester Redevelopment Authority is giving the Midtown Mall owner
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<![CDATA[WRA begins eminent domain process for two ballpark properties ]]> 2019-04-12T11:19:09
The Worcester Redevelopment Authority is now using eminent domain to g
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<![CDATA[WooSox stadium project falling behind schedule, with property acquisitions looming]]> 2019-04-11T18:15:20
A timeline to open the Red Sox ballpark by 2021 leaves the city little
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<![CDATA[Worcester Chamber CEO to co-chair state business, transportation coalition ]]> 2019-04-11T11:11:55
Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Timothy Murra
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<![CDATA[WRA gives Midtown Mall owner 30 days to submit redevelopment plan]]> 2019-04-05T11:22:51
The Worcester Redevelopment Authority is giving the Midtown Mall owner
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<![CDATA[Prudence & accountability ]]> 2019-04-01T06:00:00
When done right, tax-increment financing deals are a win-win.
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<![CDATA[Three biotech firms plan moves following tax break approval]]> 2019-04-01T06:00:00
Olympus is planning to relocate Southborough and Littleton workers in
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<![CDATA[ArtsWorcester opening new Printers Building space]]> 2019-03-29T14:27:29
ArtsWorcester, an arts exhibitor and nonprofit, will unveil its new sp
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<![CDATA[Hudson to demolish vacant factory for parking with $400K state grant]]> 2019-03-29T11:09:56
With the help of a $400,000 state grant, a vacant former metal plating
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<![CDATA[Chamber: National Grid delays affecting manufacturers, development]]> 2019-03-26T14:34:02
The Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce says National Grid has been
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<![CDATA[Public hearing on Midtown Mall slated for April 4]]> 2019-03-20T11:28:26
Worcester's redevelopment agency is holding a public hearing on April
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<![CDATA[Greater Worcester hotel growth outpaces national average as prices rise]]> 2019-03-18T06:00:00
The forecasted stall in the nation's hotel industry would come as Worc
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<![CDATA[DraftKings angling for piece of pro sports betting ]]> 2019-03-15T11:29:19
Draftkings wants in on legal sports betting in Massachusetts.
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<![CDATA[Boston engineering firm opens Downtown Worcester office]]> 2019-03-13T11:19:14
Boston engineering firm Howard Stein Hudson has opened a downtown Worc
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<![CDATA[Manafort eyes large Worcester contracts]]> 2019-03-04T06:00:00
With the hype around the region's economic activity increasing, Manafo
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<![CDATA[Filling the leadership vacuum ]]> 2019-03-04T06:00:00
We're not even a quarter of the way through 2019, and yet it seems a w
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