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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.  Click on the press release below to read about Mayor Menino's guidelines to reduce permitting fees for solar technology, recently approved by City Council.

    Mayor Menino's Solar Permitting Guidelines Approved

    Solar Permitting Guide Updated, September 2011

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  • Mayor Martin J. Walsh on the Loss of Former Mayor Thomas Menino
    Mayor Martin J. Walsh reflects on today's passing of the longest serving mayor in Boston's history, Thomas M. Menino. Of Menino, Mayor Walsh said, "But more than anything, he was a man of the neighborhoods."Watch Video »
  • Menino Memories
    A video compilation of Mayor Thomas M. Menino's 20 years in office.Watch Video »
  • Women In Transportation Luncheon
    At the Women In Transportation Luncheon, Mayor Walsh reflects on the vital importance of transportation to the city and the opportunity for women in the industry. Watch Video »

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