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Mass Life Sciences Investments Slow to Deliver Anticipated Returns

Massachusetts Life Sciences - Via The Boston Globe

Massachusetts life sciences initiative brings fewer jobs than expected Deval Patrick says effort curtailed by downturn By Robert Weisman Article Courtesy of:  The Boston Globe Four years after Governor Deval Patrick signed a $1 billion initiative designed to boost the Massachusetts life sciences industry, the program has brought new companies and jobs to the state - but not as many jobs as originally anticipated. While the governor said in January 2008 that the … [Read more...]

Boston Innovation News: “Sausage Parcel Politics Stall 400 Unit Apartment Tower”

Sausage Parcel Hotel Boston

Wanted: A hotel near the convention center THIS STORY APPEARED IN -  - By Paul McMorrow Article Courtesy of:  The Boston Globe In two weeks, Boston officials will converge on a South Boston parking lot. They will clutch shiny commemorative shovels and hurl superlatives at the Cambridge Innovation Center, a technology incubator that will be breaking ground on a Boston outpost. They will name-check Vertex, the pharmaceutical giant now building a new headquarters across the street … [Read more...]

Biotech Related Laboratories & Office Space Construction Continues to Drive Building Boom

Seaport Innovation District - Boston Innovation District - Biotechnology Construction Boom

Biotech driving building surge Construction ongoing on eight major structures Article Courtesy of: D.C. Denison - Globe Staff A substantial wave of commercial construction is underway in Boston and Cambridge, fueled by more biotechnology-related construction activity than anywhere else in the United States, according to a recent research report from the real estate firm Richards Barry Joyce & Partners LLC. Of the eight major buildings currently under construction in the Boston … [Read more...]

Boston World Partnerships: Vertex, Innovation & Boston’s New Waterfront

Boston World Partnerships - Seaport Innovation District - Boston's Innovation District

The Talent Zone: Vertex, The Innovation District and Boston Posted by Devin Cole Article Courtesy of: Cheryl Meyerson, Principal, New City Inc The Innovation District in Boston is new and growing. Mayor Menino has supported its development to add to the world class medical and technology culture already prevalent in the Boston area. The arts, non-profits, green technology, restaurants, residential and start-ups are also calling the waterfront their home. It is exciting to know that … [Read more...]

To Date – 70 New Companies Have Moved to Boston’s Innovation District

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Innovation District is bringing new energy to Boston Article Courtesy of:  Boston Homes Boston is the sixth most economically powerful city in the world, Mayor Thomas M. Menino told business leaders last month at a forum about the waterfront, sponsored by the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties. It is ahead of Beijing, Hong Kong and Sao Paolo. That’s pretty significant, considering Boston’s size. Tokyo ranked number one, followed by New York City. Chicago fell in … [Read more...]

NAIOP on the Boston Seaport District – “HOT”

NAIOP National Association of Industrial and Office Properties - Seaport Innovation District

Seaport: The Hottest Neighborhood in Boston by David Begelfer Article Courtesy of:  National Association of Industrial and Office Properties If attendance is any indicator, the record-breaking 700 registrants at NAIOP’s “Windows on the Waterfront” event confirmed that the newly-rebranded Innovation District in the Boston Seaport district is indeed hot.  This is the year when the long-awaited neighborhood became a reality, spurred in large part by two key events – Vertex’s initial … [Read more...]

Boston Innovation Spotlight: Vertex

press release Sept. 15, 2011 Vertex Named Top Biopharma Employer by Science -Vertex hiring for 150 jobs across the company to support global growth; Company plans to add more than 500 jobs through 2015- CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sep 15, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated VRTX +0.84% today announced that Science has ranked the company #1 in the magazine's annual list of top employers in the biopharmaceutical industry. The ranking is the result of an … [Read more...]

BRA Director Peter Meade: South Boston Waterfront & Boston Thriving

Boston Redevelopment Authority Director Peter Meade

BRA Chief Meade: Investors think Boston’s hot By State House News Service Boston’s development chief on Tuesday offered a bullish assessment of near-term prospects for growth in the city, ticking off projects recently completed and claiming global investors view Boston as one of four or five “hot cities” in the United States. Boston Redevelopment Authority Director Peter Meade, addressing a Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce breakfast, described projects on the drawing board in … [Read more...]

Boston Innovation District Business Directory

Boston's Innovation Directory Boston's Innovation District is GROWING! Click HERE if we left you out! >>>@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@<<< Acetylon Pharmaceuticals Aberdeen Group: www.aberdeen.com ADD Inc. Aereo - 280 Summer Street Aisle Buyer Alde Baran Robotics Allen & Gerritsen Altran Solutions Apperian Arista Solutions AT&T/TCG Babson - Innovation Spotlight Battery Ventures Best of … [Read more...]

Seaport Innovation District – Vertex

Vertex - Boston's Innovation District

Boston-bound Vertex breaks ground on Fan Pier HQ By Brendan Lynch  |   Wednesday, June 22, 2011  |  http://www.bostonherald.com The Fallon Co. and Vertex Pharmaceuticals threw a lavish ground-breaking party on Fan Pier today for the largest commercial lease in the city’s history that promises 500 new biotech jobs. The ceremony marked the beginning of construction of Vertex’s new headquarters, as part of Mayor Thomas M. Menino’s Innovation District, after years of starts and … [Read more...]

Innovation District & CLF

Conservation Law Foundation

Cleaning up Boston Harbor and smart waterfront development – to build a thriving New England Jun 24, 2011 by Seth Kaplan | Leave a Comment At the ceremony marking the completion of the Stormwater Storage Tunnel under South Boston Mayor Menino of Boston connected a couple of important dots and made a powerful case for how environmental protection and economic development and prosperity are allied efforts that support each other – not competing values where one must lose for the other to … [Read more...]

Seaport Innovation District News – Vertex breaks ground

Vertex - Boston's Innovation District

Start of Vertex project adds muscle to lofty ‘Innovation District’ name By Jerry Kronenberg  |  http://www.bostonherald.com   Photo by Matt Stone Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino’s plan to turn South Boston’s waterfront into an “Innovation District” will get its largest boost to date tomorrow when biotech giant Vertex Pharmaceuticals breaks ground on new headquarters there. “What this shows is the possibilities for the Innovation District,” Menino told the Herald yesterday. “This … [Read more...]

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