1. About Gregory P. Bialecki

    Gregory P. Bialecki

    Gregory Bialecki is the Massachusetts Secretary of Housing and Economic Development

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    1. It's the best job you can get in Massachusetts without a four-year college degree.
      In Regional Employment Board of Hampden County: Pioneer Valley manufacturers
    2. We remain committed to working with local communities to help identify opportunities to support growth and spur regional development.
      In Patrick Administration Announces $79 Million for 33 MassWorks Projects
    3. The opportunity has been to use this approach and to really raise and to highlight that in fact, with some support from the public sector, there are private entities that are very interested in investing in those places.
      In Gateway Cities $1.7 billion investment proposal could drive projects in Springfield, Holyoke, Pittsfield and Westfield
    4. The more skeptical person might say I've been to downtown Holyoke, there's not a lot of there there, why would somebody want to spend money?
      In Gateway Cities $1.7 billion investment proposal could drive projects in Springfield, Holyoke, Pittsfield and Westfield
    5. The governor and I believe this region has the resources to make it happen.
      In Economic development push touted at Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield's Super 60 lunch
    6. We see this with the economy recovering. More and more businesses are coming out of the bunker.
      In Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation offers Springfield businesses 'Tools
    7. If you promised me that 20 years from now we'd only have the same number of people working in manufacturing as we did today I would take your offer in a second.
      In MassBenchmarks: Manufacturing sector shed jobs in 2011 - Boston Business Journal
    8. We're getting to a point where you've got more and more Massachusetts companies that are doing better and hiring.
      In Patrick’s jobs czar: we’re almost back - BostonHerald.com
    9. Tourism is not only our third-largest industry, but also the primary way in which we introduce the world to what a great place Massachusetts is to live and work.
      In Tourism leaders in Massachusetts mark economic importance of industry
    10. We're very unlikely to get back in Greater Boston, but I think have a great chance to that in Western Mass.
      In State explores economic growth in WMass
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    2. Regional Employment Board of Hampden County: Pioneer Valley manufacturers

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 18 2014)

      Regional Employment Board of Hampden County: Pioneer Valley manufacturers ...ear with overtime. "It's the best job you can get in Massachusetts without a four-year college degree," said Gregory Bialecki, state Housing and Economic Development Secretary. "Manufacturingn is no longer a dirty word ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield Technical Community College   Regional Employment Board of Hampden County Inc.   Boeing

    3. Holyoke and state officials set ceremonial ground-breaking of old Holyoke Catholic High School into $19 million conversion to apartments

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 14 2014)

      Holyoke and state officials set ceremonial ground-breaking of old Holyoke Catholic High School into $19 million conversion to apartments ...ampden streets will begin at 10 a.m. Speakers will include property owner E. Denis Walsh of Weld Management, Gregory Bialecki, state Secretary of Housing and Economic Development and Morse. Weld Management, with office... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Chicopee   Holyoke

    4. Gov. Deval Patrick signs economic development bill, introduces new bill on liquor licenses | masslive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 14 2014)

      Gov. Deval Patrick signs economic development bill, introduces new bill on liquor licenses | masslive.com ...clear societal purpose and be needed to encourage investments. Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Gregory Bialecki said the commission felt that adding tax credits for particular industries "is not the way to... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Gregory P. Bialecki

    5. Valley Venture Mentors accelerator to receive $100000 from MassTech

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 7 2014)

      Valley Venture Mentors accelerator to receive $100000 from MassTech

      Valley Venture Mentors received a $100,000  grant Monday from Massachusetts Technology Collaborative toward VVM's planned accelerator, a collaborative work space for young high-tech startup companies in Downtown's Tower Square. Gov. Deval Patrick announced the grant Monday during a visit to what backers are calling the Springfield Innovation District. Other stops included Tech Foundry, a computer science program for high school students, located nearby at 1391 Main St., and a third stop to Baystate Innovation Center, a business incubator program of Baystate Health located in 1350 Main St.

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   MassMutual   Massachusetts Technology Collaborative

    6. Industry leaders focus on the future of advance manufacturing in Massachusetts

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 29 2014)

      Industry leaders focus on the future of advance manufacturing in Massachusetts ...first panel, during which Massachusetts Secretary of the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development Gregory P. Bialecki lead a discussion focused manufacturing officials' expectations for the future and their w... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   MassDevelopment   Greenfield

    7. Patrick Administration Announces $79 Million for 33 MassWorks Projects

      Explore Mass.Gov (Dec 17 2013)

      Patrick Administration Announces $79 Million for 33 MassWorks Projects

      “The MassWorks program is a key tool in our growth strategy of investing in education, innovation and infrastructure to create jobs and economic development,” said Governor Deval Patrick. “By partnering with municipalities, these MassWorks projects will strengthen communities for generations to come.”  “We remain committed to working with local communities to help identify opportunities to support growth and spur regional development,” said Secretary Bialecki. “I look forward to our ongoing partnerships with municipalities across the state and private industry leaders to explore additional ways to promote continued growth in every region of the Commonwealth.”  Through these grants, the Patrick Administration ...

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Greenfield

    8. Western Massachusetts manufacturing group works to introduce youngsters to machine technology

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 26 2013)

      Western Massachusetts manufacturing group works to introduce youngsters to machine technology ...the grounds of the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield. Housing and Economic Development Secretary Gregory Bialecki was one of the state officials at the event. He said the state is supportive of vocational ed... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   Westfield

    9. Update on Shared Service Center Initiative

      Explore From the EDC (Jul 31 2013)

      Update on Shared Service Center Initiative

      The EDC hosted a roundtable discussion in June featuring
      Massachusetts Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Greg Bialecki. We
      invited several New York site selectors as well as other state and regional economic
      development officials to join us for an engaging conversation about shared
      service center opportunities in our region for companies in the financial and
      professional services and IT sectors. We had hosted a similar roundtable in Boston
      in March. Secretary Bialecki has set an ambitious goal to speak to 50 companies
      who might be interested in opening a facility about the advantages of western
      Massachusetts during 2013. Based ...

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Michael Graney   Gregory P. Bialecki   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts

    10. 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

      Yesterday, Massachusetts Secretary of Housing and Economic
      Development Greg Bialecki presented the Western Mass value proposition for Shared
      Service Center projects to New York-based site selectors at a luncheon organized
      by the EDC.

      (Read Full Article)

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

    11. Donahue Institute study: Pioneer Valley business stable during recession, paths to growth now sought

      Explore masslive.com (May 13 2013)

      Donahue Institute study: Pioneer Valley business stable during recession, paths to growth now sought ...s economic development efforts where they can do the most good. Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Gregory P. Bialecki said communities too often focus on having places for companies to grow, like industrial p... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   MassMutual

    12. EDC and Commonwealth of Massachusetts Collaborate on Shared Service Center Initiative

      Explore From the EDC (Mar 14 2013)

      EDC and Commonwealth of Massachusetts Collaborate on Shared Service Center Initiative

      The EDC and state officials including Secretary of Housing
      and Economic Development Greg Bialecki, supported by Governor Deval Patrick,
      are touting western Mass advantages for Shared Service Centers, Call Centers
      and other back office space. The EDC organized a roundtable in Boston on March
      12 when Secretary Bialecki made his pitch to regional site selectors and
      brokers. We can present a general pitch or one tailored to a firm’s specific
      needs at your request. Senior public and private sector officials will be
      available to host any prospect.

      Our primary corporate targets are Financial Services firms,
      but our assets are ...

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Springfield   Knowledge Corridor

    13. The EDC and the Commonwealth Host Financial Services Roundtable

      Explore From the EDC (Mar 13 2013)

      The EDC worked with the Mass Office of Business Development
      to hone the value proposition for our region and Secretary Bialecki made a
      cogent presentation to the consultants yesterday. Boston and New York are our
      top target markets because we add the advantage of management proximity to our
      core upside of a productive workforce at substantial cost savings compared to
      those markets

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Massachusetts Office of Business Development   Springfield   Michael Graney

    14. 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 ...s projects like the addition of three satellite UMass campuses. Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Gregory Bialecki said Western Massachusetts is the primary region hurt by the stereotype that Gateway Cities a... (Read Full Article)

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

    15. Savage Arms, Polymer Corp., Thing5 honored by MassEcon

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 3 2012)

      Savage Arms, Polymer Corp., Thing5 honored by MassEcon ...port Hotel. Featured speakers were Gov. Deval L. Patrick and state housing and economic development secretary Gregory Bialecki. "These and many other stories of investment and partnership are stories of shared success ju... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Massachusetts Office of Business Development

    16. Economic development push touted at Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield's Super 60 lunch

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 29 2012)

      Economic development push touted at Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield's Super 60 lunch ... virtues as a place to establish or expand operations to 50 large companies, in person, and in the next year. Gregory P. Bialecki, the state secretary of housing and economic development, announced the plan, part of the ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Holyoke

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