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Mayor Alex B. Morse said Thursday he will meet Tuesday with representatives of a developer that has a purchase and sale agreement for 18 acres that the Holyoke Gas and Electric Department owns at 222 Whiting Farms Road.
I'm aware that there has been speculation as to which retailer will ultimately occupy that site, but at this time that question is premature. I expect to update and notify the community as soon as we have new information from the developer.
While we have no plans to announce about a store in Holyoke, we are always evaluating new opportunities to bring jobs and new, affordable shopping options to Massachusetts communities.
Ferrera Jerum develops properties for multiple commercial retailers, and we expect one of them to come to Holyoke, create a significant number of jobs, and broaden our tax base.