1. Westfield keeps economic development focus on Urban Renewal project and industrial park

    Westfield keeps economic development focus on Urban Renewal project and industrial park

    The city of Westfield has taken a precise, multi-year approach when it comes to economic development, focusing on two main areas, urban renewal downtown and a possible industrial park on the city's North Side. Both areas have had projects slowly cooking on the back-burner for many years and are this year's priority for Mayor Brian P. Sullivan and his team. "We are making visible progress," says Joseph Mitchell, advance officer for the city. The industrial park land, located on 66 acres between Turnpike Industrial and Cabot roads, was purchased by the city to expand the landfill in the ...

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    1. This could give Westfield the creation of 1,100 permanent new jobs and potential tax revenue of more than $1 million a year.
    2. We applied again for a site readiness grant, and I'm hopeful we will be successful again and it will advance this project.
    3. The public investment in the project is complete. Now, we need private partners.
    4. We field questions for site selections from large businesses as they look to expand and grow.
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