1. About Brian M. Connors

    Brian M. Connors

    Brian M. Connors is the Deputy Director of Economic Development for the city of Springfield

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    1. It's rare that the city has this kind of acreage for industrial uses.
      In Springfield seeks to sell tax-foreclosed Bay Street industrial sites for new uses, jobs, revenue | masslive.com
    2. As always, we will consider any proposal appropriate with zoning in the neighborhood.
      In Springfield seeks to sell tax-foreclosed Bay Street industrial sites for new uses, jobs, revenue | masslive.com
    3. We think they have some great conversion potential.
      In Springfield seeks sale and redevelopment of Sumner Avenue and Oakland Street fire stations
    4. Fire stations can lend themselves to residential or commercial conversions.
      In Springfield seeks sale and redevelopment of Sumner Avenue and Oakland Street fire stations
    5. We are excited a company here in Springfield wants to expand and invest in the city in these tough economic times.
      In Tax incentive for F.W. Webb relocation and expansion plans gets Springfield City Council final approval
    6. It's of huge importance to the success of the project.
      In Springfield, Bernardston and Williamsburg receive $1.5 million in state grants for economic development
    7. It's essential in terms of assembling and preparing the site for future redevelopment.
      In Springfield getting ready to demolish former Chapman Valve building in Indian Orchard
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    1. Mentioned In 17 Articles

    2. EDC, Springfield and Commonwealth Take Pitch to New York

      Explore From the EDC (Jun 12 2013)

      EDC, Springfield and Commonwealth Take Pitch to New York ...on organizedby the EDC. Greg was joined by Mass Office of Business Development ExecutiveDirector Jim Ermilio, Brian Connors from the City of Springfield, Jay Minkarahfrom Develop Springfield, Nick Fyntrilakis from MassMu... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Brian M. Connors   Massachusetts Office of Business Development   MassMutual

    3. Gateway Cities $1.7 billion investment proposal could drive projects in Springfield, Holyoke, Pittsfield and Westfield

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 14 2013)

      Gateway Cities $1.7 billion investment proposal could drive projects in Springfield, Holyoke, Pittsfield and Westfield ...ting to redevelop Union Station, while Holyoke was awarded a $2 million state grant to build a rail platform. Brian Connors, deputy director of economic development in Springfield, said new state funds could close the ma... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Brian M. Connors   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission

    4. Springfield seeks sale and redevelopment of Sumner Avenue and Oakland Street fire stations

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 25 2012)

      Springfield seeks sale and redevelopment of Sumner Avenue and Oakland Street fire stations ...l Nov. 14 to submit proposals for either site, with price offered being just one of many considerations, said Brian Connors, deputy director of planning and economic development. “We think they have some great conversion... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   American International College   Brian M. Connors   Springfield

    5. Springfield seeks developer for Lyman Street building with a preference for use by artists

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 21 2012)

      Springfield seeks developer for Lyman Street building with a preference for use by artists ...at will help to bring about a revitalization of the downtown,” Plotkin said. Kennedy and his deputy director, Brian Connors, believe the property is a key piece of downtown revitalization due, in part, to its proximity t... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Brian M. Connors   Springfield

    6. DevelopSpringfield announces leadership team for Rebuild Springfield effort

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 12 2012)

      ... Spradley of the School Department. Physical -- Timothy Brennan of the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission and Brian Connors of the city’s Planning and Economic Development Office. Cultural -- Ron Ancrum of Community Foun... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Brian M. Connors   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Regional Employment Board of Hampden County Inc.

    7. Tax incentive for F.W. Webb relocation and expansion plans gets Springfield City Council final approval

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 19 2011)

      ...ted a company here in Springfield wants to expand and invest in the city in these tough economic times,” said Brian M. Connors, deputy director of planning and economic development. “It’s a great project.” Under the tax ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Brian M. Connors   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield City Council

    8. Springfield, Bernardston and Williamsburg receive $1.5 million in state grants for economic development

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 14 2011)

      Springfield, Bernardston and Williamsburg receive $1.5 million in state grants for economic development ...ing at 13-31 Elm St., at Court Square, by exploring how the city can create added parking for that site, said Brian M. Connors, deputy director of the city’s Office of Planning and Economic Development. “It’s of huge imp... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Brian M. Connors

    9. Plan for restaurant among latest proposals for use of former Visitor Information Center building in Springfield

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 15 2011)

      Plan for restaurant among latest proposals for use of former Visitor Information Center building in Springfield Two developers have again submitted proposals for re-use of the vacant, former Visitor Information Center building on West Columbus Avenue. Both plans are under review and a decision is possible in October. The site has been vacant since 2009. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Brian M. Connors   Springfield   Basketball Hall of Fame

    10. Springfield mayor Domenic Sarno selects 'preferred developer' for former School Department administration building

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 11 2011)

      Springfield mayor Domenic Sarno selects 'preferred developer' for former School Department administration building ...from the City Council. The price is “due to the immense investment required to redevelop the property,” said Brian M. Connors, deputy director of the city’s Office of Planning and Economic Development. Connors estimated... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Brian M. Connors   Springfield

    11. Owners of former Holiday Inn in Springfield seek federal loan funds for renovations

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 21 2011)

      Owners of former Holiday Inn in Springfield seek federal loan funds for renovations ...The owners, under the loan program, are committed to increasing from 29 to 73 employees, said Brian M. Connors, the city’s deputy director of development. The property value will improve and tax revenue will in... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Brian M. Connors   Springfield   Basketball Hall of Fame

    12. State Street corridor project spurs millions in development

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 3 2010)

      State Street corridor project spurs millions in development ...ngfield. Another priority for the State Street neighborhood is somehow attracting a full-service supermarket. Brian M. Connors, the city’s deputy director of development, said the people who do live in the neighborhood n... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   American International College   Brian M. Connors   MassMutual

    13. Center relocation delayed

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 3 2009)

      ...ially planned last November, is now anticipated in late-September following the hall's enshrinement ceremony. Brian M. Connors, the city's deputy director of economic development, said renovation work is nearly complete ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Brian M. Connors   Springfield   Basketball Hall of Fame

    14. State Street tour set for Sept. 12

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 2 2009)

      ...n at the Springfield Museums. State Street tour set for Sept. 12 Wednesday, September 02, 2009 SPRINGFIELD - Brian Connors, deputy director of Springfield's Office of Planning & Economic Development and a member of the ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Brian M. Connors   Springfield

    15. Springfield Visitor Information Center building fails to attract potential tenants

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 26 2009)

      ...eater Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau. There were no proposals received by Friday's deadline, said Brian M. Connors, deputy director of planning and economic development. Less than three weeks ago, the city's ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Brian M. Connors   Springfield   Basketball Hall of Fame

    16. Retail project faces delay

      Explore masslive.com (May 12 2009)

      ... met with residents at neighborhood meetings last year. The company provided no further details on the delay. Brian M. Connors, the city's acting chief development officer, said he believes an anchor store was not ready... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Brian M. Connors   Springfield

    17. Springfield getting ready to demolish former Chapman Valve building in Indian Orchard

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 14 2009)

      ...ty owns approximately 14 acres within the business park, including the Pinevale Street lot and building, said Brian M. Connors, the city's acting chief development officer. The balance is privately owned, and the city wi... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Brian M. Connors   Springfield

    18. Proposals eyed for Springfield's York Street jail site

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 4 2009)

      ...perty and the nearby Visitors Information Center building on West Columbus Avenue. Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Brian M. Connors, the city's acting chief development officer, provided an update on those plans and other eco... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   MassDevelopment   Brian M. Connors

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