Ben Forman testifies in support of S.270/H. 505 in the hopes that it will be of value as legislators work to position the Commonwealth for strong economic recovery.
Infrastructure for Equitable Economic Growth
On Thursday, September 30th, MassINC hosted its Ninth Annual Gateway Cities Innovation Institute Awards and Summit. During this annual event, a panel of experts explored how Gateway Cities can leverage infrastructure investment to grow businesses owned by people of color and build stronger regional economies.
Why MassINC supports the Act Enabling Partnerships for Growth (H.4529)
Gateways Podcast Episode 58
Small business owners across the state reacted in a variety of ways to Governor Charlie Baker’s reopening plan announced Monday. Many decried the incremental plan, saying it would put them out of business. Gateways Podcast · Episode 58: Ideas for Equitable Small Business Recovery All small business owners are no doubt hurting, but owners of
Gateways Episode 53
The economic development package positions Massachusetts and its Gateway Cities for strong, equitable, and sustainable growth.
The Gateway Cities Journal
Gateway City leaders enthusiastically applauded the smart economic development investments Governor Baker signed into law last week at the State House. This session’s economic development package authorized an unusually large infusion of capital spending, including $500 million for the MassWorks grant, $45 million for the Brownfields Redevelopment Fund, and $45 million for the Transformative Development Initiative. These
Engaging the business community in Gateway City economic development
Leaders from across the state came together in Lawrence this week for a wide-ranging conversation on engaging the business community in Gateway City economic development efforts. Co-hosted by MassINC, the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development, and the Lawrence Partnership, the forum featured very substantive remarks from Alex Fischer, president and CEO of the Columbus Partnership; Secretary Ash;
Speaks on private nonprofit economic development organizations
MassINC released new research on the role of private nonprofit economic development organizations in Gateway City growth and renewal at event held in Lawrence on December 8th. Cohosted with the Lawrence Partnership and the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development, the forum brought together business and economic development leaders from across the state. In