1. About Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts

    Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts

    The Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts (EDC) is a private, non-profit corporation that provides resources and information to businesses operating in or entering the region by aiding in expansion, relocation and networking. They deliver the services and business resources that will enable companies to thrive in Western Massachusetts while improving the region's economy and lifestyle through the creation of quality jobs and enhanced public and private investment.  

     

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    2. Development of Riverwalk project at Ludlow Mills kicks off Thursday

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      Development of Riverwalk project at Ludlow Mills kicks off Thursday ... years and is responsible for the redevelopment of the Ludlow Mills. Westmass is a founding affiliate of the EDC of Western Massachusetts. ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Chicopee   Kenn Delude   HealthSouth

    3. BRICK workshop in Holyoke gets artists to collaborate and create | masslive

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      BRICK workshop in Holyoke gets artists to collaborate and create | masslive ...ore delicate material. He has a concrete lampshade. As part of the tour, business and civic leaders from the EDC visited the University of Massachusetts Amherst as well as a variety of co-working locations: TechSpring i... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Amherst

    4. How UMass Amherst students' FogKicker invention could change your car's windshield | masslive

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      How UMass Amherst students' FogKicker invention could change your car's windshield | masslive ...letes, manual laborers and anyone else who relies heavily on clear vision during risky tasks. As part of the Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council 2015 Innovation Tour on Friday, a UMass Amherst student pre... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts

    5. Western Mass EDC to host tour highlighting role of co-working spaces in innovation economy | masslive

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      Western Mass EDC to host tour highlighting role of co-working spaces in innovation economy | masslive ...d Ann Burke, vice president and director of the HomeField Advantage and Business Development programs for the EDC. In the year since that road trip, MassMutual financial group committed $5 million to invest in small bus... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   MassMutual   Baystate Health

    6. Gov. Charlie Baker talks budget, energy, drug abuse at Affiliated Chambers meeting | masslive

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      Gov. Charlie Baker talks budget, energy, drug abuse at Affiliated Chambers meeting | masslive ...ormer state official Richard K. Sullivan, Jr., who is now a month into his tenure as president and CEO of the Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council. Springfield Mayor Domenic J. Sarno spoke at length, annou... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   MassMutual Center   Springfield

    7. Bradley International Airport sees rise in passenger traffic, seeks international service | masslive

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      Bradley International Airport sees rise in passenger traffic, seeks international service | masslive ...Paris, Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Dublin. Allan W. Blair, who departed in December as president and CEO of the Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council, said route development, and in particular, international r... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport   Southwest Airlines   Springfield

    8. Allan Blair's economic leadership served region well: Editorial

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      Allan Blair's economic leadership served region well: Editorial ... Commonwealth’s most collaborative economic development effort, much of it directly under the umbrella of the EDC. This is not easy work. It’s hand-to-hand combat, usually behind the scenes. But whenever a ribbon is cut... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Regional Employment Board of Hampden County Inc.   Springfield

    9. Richard Sullivan's return to Western Massachusetts as head of the Economic Development Council bodes well for the region: Editorial

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      Richard Sullivan's return to Western Massachusetts as head of the Economic Development Council bodes well for the region: Editorial ...estern Massachusetts Economic Development Council, both in terms of those areas that Blair and members of the EDC have paved the way and in terms of his own intelligent ideas. Between his service in Westfield and his wor... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Westfield   Allan W. Blair

    10. Rick Sullivan, Gov. Deval Patrick's chief of staff, poised to become president & Ceo of the Western Massachusetts Economic Development

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      Rick Sullivan, Gov. Deval Patrick's chief of staff, poised to become president & Ceo of the Western Massachusetts Economic Development ... Patrick said. Sullivan said he's eager to start his new job. "I am thrilled at the opportunity to lead the EDC and look forward to continuing the tremendous work Allan and other members of the council have undertaken ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Springfield   Westfield

    11. Letterkenny officials see bright future for Massachusetts businesses with

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      Letterkenny officials see bright future for Massachusetts businesses with ...year from Massachusetts with officials from across the state including the Worcester Chamber of Commerce, the Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council and State Senate President Therese Murray. Boston Mayor Ma... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts

    12. Ludlow Mills Riverwalk Moves Forward

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      Ludlow Mills Riverwalk Moves Forward ...0 years and is responsible for the redevelopment of the Ludlow Mills. Westmass is a founding affiliate of the EDC of Western Massachusetts (www.westmassdevelopment.com). ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Chicopee   HealthSouth   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts

    13. Foreign Investment: is Greater Springfield ready for a surge? | masslive

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      Foreign Investment: is Greater Springfield ready for a surge? | masslive ...obs place Springfield 79th out of 100 metropolitan areas in terms of raw numbers. Allan W. Blair  CEO of the Western Mass Economic Development Council said the number will only grow with German custom window manufacture... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Stop & Shop   Springfield   Chicopee

    14. Avery Dennison to shut down Chicopee plant

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      Avery Dennison to shut down Chicopee plant ...e and Dalton's Crane & Co. are still in the industry. Allan W. Blair is retiring as president and CEO of the Western Mass Economic Development Council said the Avery Dennison building is marketable. There are few 300,00... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Chicopee   Holyoke   Westfield

    15. DevelopSpringfield plans spring construction at the Ansel Phelps House on Maple Street

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      DevelopSpringfield plans spring construction at the Ansel Phelps House on Maple Street ...ity on the Rise" presentation last week to the Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield and the Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council. General contractor Historical Preservation Associates of ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts   Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield

    16. City on the Rise: Springfield business leaders get overview of $2.48 billion in projects

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      City on the Rise: Springfield business leaders get overview of $2.48 billion in projects ...Mutual Financial Group moved to its State Street headquarters. But Kennedy's presentation Tuesday before the Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council and the Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfi... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassMutual   Springfield   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts

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