1. 'Opportunity Zones' designation could spur Westfield Urban Renewal

    'Opportunity Zones' designation could spur Westfield Urban Renewal

    The city's downtown corridor was designated an Opportunity Zone this week by Gov. Charlie Baker. Mayor Brian P. Sullivan said this will help attract investors to Westfield. "The Opportunity Zone designation has potential to be very beneficial to the revitalization of the city's downtown," said Sullivan. "It is another tool in the toolbox for developers and people looking to invest in our community. We are very thankful that Governor Baker and (Housing and Economic Development Secretary Jay) Ash share our vision for Westfield." Westfield Advancement Officer Joe Mitchell was thrilled Baker recognized the city.

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    1. The Opportunity Zone designation has potential to be very beneficial to the revitalization of the city's downtown.
    2. This designation should spur private investment in Westfield.
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