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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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  • Boston EMS 22nd Annual Awards Banquet
    Mayor Walsh attends the 22nd Annual Boston EMS Awards Banquet at Venezia Restaurant in Dorchester to honor the City of Boston's first responders. Watch Video »
  • EdVestors' 9th Annual "School on the Move"
    Mayor Walsh attends EdVestors' 9th annual "School on the Move" to highlight progress made in closing student achievement gaps. Watch Video »
  • One Seaport Square Groundbreaking Ceremony
    Mayor Martin J. Walsh attends the groundbreaking ceremony for One Seaport Square, which consists of 832 residences, retail, and parking. Watch Video »

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