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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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  • Summer Safety Press Conference 2015
    Mayor Walsh and other city officials discuss safety precautions for the summer months. Watch Video »
  • May Olympic Public Meeting
    John Fitzgerald and Rich Davey answer questions at the Cleveland Community Center in Dorcherster regarding Boston 2024.Watch Video »
  • Executive Actions on Immigration Press Conference
    The Mayor's Office of New Bostonians host a press conference to discuss future steps regarding two of President Obama's executive actions regarding immigration: expanded DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) and DAPA (Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents), including information about a free clinic that will be held on May 30th, to support immigrant families looking to qualify for a work permit, social security number, protection from deportation, a Massachusetts driver's license, and in-state tuition at public colleges and universities in Massachusetts.Watch Video »

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