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Message from Arthur Vigeant, Mayor of Marlborough
“Welcome to the homepage of the Marlborough Economic Development Corporation (MEDC). Since its inception, the MEDC has been a driving force in establishing our city as one of the premier communities to open and grow your business. Our mission continues to focus on working with our existing commercial tenants and supporting them as their businesses expand, whilst bringing new companies into our city…” read more
|Developer seeks to build Hilton in Marlborough
March 7, 2014 – CSM Corporation has filed an application with the City of Marlborough to build a 153-room Hilton Garden Inn hotel at Forest Park. Pending a technical review, the hotel will fulfill the hospitality aspect of the new master-planned mixed-use development, located just off Rt. I-495 in Marlborough’s Southwest Quadrant.…read more
|Driving ‘em downtown: planners offer ways to drive business to town centers
March 3, 2014 – As cities and towns across Central Massachusetts push to generate more traffic downtown, they’re easing up on rules intended for suburban development. How can municipalities create dense, more vibrant urban cores? By relaxing provisions on setbacks, parking and land use, planning experts say. That’s why Marlborough is considering wholesale modifications to its policies governing city center development.…read more
|Marlborough works to attract more business
February 27, 2014 – The departures of Fidelity Investments in 2011 and Hewlett-Packard Co. in 2010 removed thousands of jobs and emptied nearly 1.5 million square feet of office space in Marlborough, causing the city’s office vacancy rate to reach almost 35 percent in 2012. But in recent years, Boston Scientific, Quest Diagnostics, and TJX Cos. have either relocated or expanded in Marlborough, reducing the local office vacancy rate to around 22 percent last year, and investing millions in the local economy.…read more
|Marlborough makes room for Boston Marathon runners
February 18, 2014 – In response to the need for additional accommodation during the upcoming Boston Marathon, the City of Marlborough’s hospitality industry has designated 80 of its hotel rooms for runners and their families. The Marlborough Economic Development Corporation, in collaboration with the MetroWest Tourism & Visitors Bureau, will also be providing transportation to Marathon events throughout the four-day weekend.…read more
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