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    1. Greenfield car delearships to get new building, add jobs

      Greenfield car delearships to get new building, add jobs

      Ford and Toyota of Greenfield is planning to replace its current one-story brick building with a structure twice the size by the end of next year, The Recorder reports. The new building's size is expected to be between 33,000 and 35,000 square feet, with 22,000 square feet dedicated for parts and service.The current building totals about 17,000 square feet.

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    2. LUXE Burger Bar scheduled to open site of former Visitor Information Center in Springfield

      “We’re excited that this building will again have positive activity and will create many new jobs for city residents,” authority Chairman Armando Feliciano said this week in a release. “The project is a good combination of a local developer with a well-established restaurant group from Providence.”

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    3. Silverscape Designs closes store in dowtown Amherst

      he closing of the Amherst store leaves a gap in downtown's north end, one that may be difficult to fill, said Tony Maroulis, executive director of the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce. The building's space limitations make it an unlikely home for a national chain like Gap, he said, but it could house a "mom and pop" retail or service-oriented business.

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      Mentions: Amherst Northampton
    4. Northampton Volkswagen to move to former Kollmorgen site

      Northampton Volkswagen to move to former Kollmorgen site

      Cosenzi Automotive Realty, which owns Northampton Volkswagen and several other car dealerships under the name TommyCar Auto Group, purchased the former Kollmorgen headquarters at 347 King Street for $1.8 million last Friday. The 5-acre property was on the market for $4 million but sold for less than half of that because of the expense of tearing down and removing the existing building, according to real estate agent Patrick M. Goggins, who brokered the deal. Goggins said there is asbestos and other hazardous materials in the building.

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    5. Springfield's Food Zone International Supermarket caters to cuisine curious

      Springfield's Food Zone International Supermarket caters to cuisine curious

      The store has 50 employees and Ferreira said he tries to make them knowledgeable about the variety of items the store carries. Ferreira said people from surrounding communities are often hesitant to stop at the store because they are unfamiliar with the location or don’t want to come into the city, but once they do visit, they become regular customers.

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    6. Five Guys Burgers and Fries planned for former B'Shara's restaurant site in West Springfield

      Five Guys Burgers and Fries planned for former B'Shara's restaurant site in West Springfield

      He anticipates the restaurant, which will seat about 70, will employ around 50 full- and part-time employees.  Zinck opened a Five Guys restaurant in December in Little River Plaza on Route 20 in Westfield, where he said business has been good. A former women’s jewelery salesman, Zinck also owns four other Five Guys franchises. They are in Hanover, Swansea, North Dartmouth and Seekonk, all communities in the eastern part of the state.

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    7. Holyoke Planning Board meeting on $16 million Big Y project postponed

      O’Connell Development Group here is planning a commercial project with two buildings and 110,000 square feet of retail that might include a restaurant, bank and other stores, officials said.  Supporters have said the project will benefit the city with 250 jobs, $400,000 a year in property tax revenue and restoring life to a dormant site.

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    8. A Landmark Decision

      A Landmark Decision

      She’s calling it Cooper’s Commons, a nod to Ensign Thomas Cooper — the Civil War naval hero who lived in the home just after that conflict ended — and also to the store her father created at the rear of the property nearly 40 years ago and named after the ensign. And she described the concept as “a place where Thornes Marketplace, Northampton, meets the Village Commons, South Hadley,” a reference to two of the region’s best-known centers of eclectic retail.

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      Mentions: Northampton
    9. Buoyed by GM's record profits, Western Massachusetts dealers expect business ...

      Buoyed by GM's record profits, Western Massachusetts dealers expect business ...

      Michael D. Balise, vice president of Balise Motor Sales Co., which has Chevrolet and Buick-GM dealerships in the area, said Thursday that sales were up about 14 percent last year.  “There is a lot of pent-up demand,” Balise said. “It is not that the economy is good. People can’t fix their cars anymore and have to buy new ones.”

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    10. Big Y executes sale-lease agreement in Lee

      Big Y had bought the Pleasant Street property for $4.25 million in September 2010 from the F.L. Roberts Co. of Springfield. F.L. Roberts formerly operated Diesel Dan’s truck stop plaza on the lot, which is located off Route 2 of the Massachusetts Turnpike. The company planned to convert the space into a $21.5 million travel plaza, but sold the property to Big Y when the economic downturn caused those plans to fall through.
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