Nineteen companies from across the state have been selected as finalists for the 2017 Team Massachusetts Economic Impact Awards, awarded annually by MassEcon for their outstanding contributions to the state’s economy.
Team Haverhill and Haverhill Bank are partnering to find a new home for one of the original shoe sculptures created for the Soles of Haverhill project. The shoe, designed by luxury department store Nordstrom, has been on display at the bank’s Lafayette Square branch since 2009. The shoe sculptures salute Haverhill’s celebrated manufacturing history as the Queen Slipper City.
Earlier this week, Gov. Charlie Baker announced $72 million in housing subsidy funds and additional state and federal tax credits to 25 projects in 17 communities for the creation, rehabilitation and preservation of 1,970 housing units across the commonwealth, including 402 units reserved for very low-income families and families making the transition out of homelessness.
Workers at lower-wage companies are less likely to be enrolled in health insurance through their employer than their peers at other businesses, and those who do often have higher premiums and deductibles, according to a new state report.
Following a mild decline last week, the 10-year Treasury yield rose 1 basis point this week. The 30-year mortgage rate similarly remained relatively flat, falling just 1 basis point to 3.89 percent. Mortgage rates are continuing to hold at low levels amidst ongoing economic uncertainty.
The Boston Housing Authority has selected Boston-based WinnCos. to redevelop the Mary Ellen McCormack housing complex in South Boston.
Ground was broken Tuesday on 41 units of mixed-income townhomes at Olmsted Green, part of a $200 million redevelopment of the former Boston State Hospital site.
Several auto lenders are being fined after the Massachusetts Division of Banks discovered unlicensed or illegal lending activities, as part of a statewide survey of 200 car dealerships in conjunction with the state’s Division of Professional Licensure and the Registry of Motor Vehicles.
In the month of July, the Massachusetts Division of Banks allowed, or received applications, regarding credit unions looking to merge, expand membership and to relocate, close or establish branches.
Saying the status quo is holding down economic and job growth, President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order aimed at streamlining environmental reviews and permitting of major infrastructure projects and establishing a two-year goal for such processes.
The 80-unit Trac 75 apartment complex in Allston has passed the 75 percent leasing threshold in just over three months on the edge of one of Boston’s most-watched development clusters.
Two of the country’s major credit union advocacy groups have recently sent letters to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, pushing for further delay of the agency’s proposed amendments regarding prepaid accounts.
Millennials are pumping more money into the real estate economy than they were a year ago, according to the August 2017 Down Payment Report from Down Payment Resource.
The University of Southern California’s Information Science Institute has leased nearly 8,000 square feet in Waltham for its first Massachusetts location.
Nauset Construction recently began work on a project that will transform an 18th-century tavern into a new facility to be used by the Riverbend School in Natick.
East Boston Savings Bank has filed applications with the Massachusetts Division of Banks to open two new full service branches in Boston.
Professional services firm Core States Group and electrical equipment manufacturer Socomec Inc. have signed two leases for office space in Watertown.
The industry that makes medical devices from artificial hips to miniature pumps for IV drips is looking for a fallback plan to repeal a widely reviled sales tax that almost met its end in GOP health care legislation.
The index that serves as the standard measure of inflation rose 2.2 percent in Boston over the past year, the federal government announced Friday.
Canton Co-operative Bank, Jack Conway and ULI are among those featured in this week’s roundup.
- Strong Demand For New Allston Apartment Units
- Division Of Banks Issues Fines For Unlicensed And Illegal Auto Lending Practices
- WinnCos. Named Development Team For South Boston Complex
- State Division Of Banks Announces CU Changes
- Workforce Housing Project Breaks Ground In Mattapan