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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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  • Introduction of Goatscaping to West Street Urban Wild
    Interim Parks Commissioner Chris Cook joins local residents and members of the Hyde Park Green Team to welcome four skilled four-legged helpers to help combat poison ivy and other invasive plant species growing on the West Street Urban Wild in Hyde Park.Watch Video »
  • Youth Lead the Change Vote Results Party
    Mayor Walsh announces the results of the nation's first ever youth-led participatory budget initiative. Results of the vote will determine how $1 million of the city's capital budget will be spent.Watch Video »
  • Sepia Ink Groundbreaking
    Mayor Walsh attends a groundbrealking for Sepia Ink, 77 condominiums being built as part of INK BLOCK South End.Watch Video »

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