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With a strong economy, safe streets and a diverse workforce, Boston is poised for continued success in fostering new enterprise throughout the city. Increasingly, companies are discovering new market opportunities in urban neighborhoods where density of purchasing power, investment in new infrastructure and access to employees form a framework for growth.

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  • View CORI-Friendly Companies Working with the City

    The following vendors have certified compliance with the City of Boston’s CORI friendly hiring practices and have City of Boston contracts over $5,000. The City of Boston does not guarantee employment availability at any of the vendors listed.

    View Vendor List

  • Renew Boston Solar Permitting Guide

    The City of Boston Solar Permitting Guide serves as a resource for building owners and solar installers. 

    Solar Permitting Guide Updated, September 2011

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  • Game of the Week: East Boston Jets vs. South Boston Knights
    Game of the Week: East Boston Jets vs. South Boston KnightsWatch Video »
  • Black and Latino Children in Boston Report
    Mayor Walsh joins the Boston Public Schools, Center for Collaborative Education, and the Barr Foundation to release a report regarding the state of Black and Latino children in Boston. Watch Video »
  • Porous Alley Ribbon Cutting
    Mayor Martin J. Walsh attends the ribbon cutting ceremony for a new porous alley. Watch Video »

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