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Worcester Business Journal – Marlborough’s hospitality industry is showing signs of growth, with a 23.5-percent increase in hotel room revenue over the last three years, according to the Marlborough Economic Development Corp. (MEDC), a public-private partnership for the city.
The MEDC said room revenue grew to $32.8 million in 2012 from $26.6 million in 2010. It also said total revenue from meals by hotel guests rose more than 19 percent over the same span.
“Marlborough is fortunate to have so many great restaurateurs and business owners, who are committed to not only providing our residents and employers with a variety of high-quality places to dine out in, but who also work together to strengthen the fabric of our community,” Mayor Arthur Vigeant said in a statement distributed by the MEDC.
The city has three of the nine largest hotels in Central Massachusetts, starting with the Best Western Royal Plaza on Route 20 near the junction of Interstate 495, which has 431 rooms. Embassy Suites, located nearby has 229 rooms. ... read more
Less than a year after the Marlborough Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) revived the Marlborough Restaurant Association (MRA), the city’s hospitality industry is showing signs of growth. ... read more
The Boston Globe- When Girish Navani, chief executive and cofounder of eClinicalWorks, surveyed his employees several years ago about where the company should build its new headquarters, their response was clear. ... read more
The MetroWest Daily News – The Operations and Oversight Committee met Monday night to begin a municipal review of an economic development master plan released in 2011 by a quasi-public agency devoted to enhancing economic climate in the city. ... read more
The Marlborough Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) Board of Directors elected four new members at its annual meeting, held January 23, 2013. The new board members hold prominent positions in distinguished companies intimately involved with the City of Marlborough. ... read more
Worcester Telegram & Gazette - How do you reinvigorate an office park district where more than a million square feet of prime space off the interstate have been lying vacant? ... read more
The Marlborough Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is assisting the Marlborough Community Development Authority (CDA) with hosting a public forum on its upcoming grant application for a “Sign & Façade Program” on Tuesday, January 22, 2013, at 5:30 p.m., at the Main Street Café, 182 Main Street, Marlborough. The meeting is being organized by a partnership of the MEDC, Marlborough CDA, Marlborough Downtown Village, and the French Hill Neighborhood Association. ... read more
Banker & Tradesman – The city of Marlborough, like many municipalities, has experienced good times and bad since the economic downturn began in 2008. ... read more
Marlborough Enterprise – What a year it’s been. ... read more
State House News Service – Trip Advisor is moving to an old industrial park along Route 128, Quest Diagnostics is consolidating its Worcester and Cambridge sites into a new Marlborough facility, and W.B. Mason is expanding its historic Brockton headquarters. ... read more