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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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  • Boston Redevelopment Authority Board Meeting 9-18-14
    The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) is the municipal planning and development agency for the City of Boston, working on both housing and commercial developments. The Board of Directors meet monthly with developers, businesses and residents to provide direction for development in the City of Boston Watch Video »
  • Boston Public Improvement Commission Hearings 9-18-14
    The Boston Public Improvement Commission (PIC) is the owner and regulator of the City's rights of way. The PIC plays an integral role in the City's development and permitting process. From the restaurant that wants to add a seasonal cafe on the public sidewalk, to the developer who wants to construct an underground parking garage for a new housing development, or the homeowner who wants to add an architectural feature to a house that juts into the public space, each must seek approval from the PIC to have its private venture occupy public space, either permanently or on a licensed basis. Watch Video »
  • Boston School Committee Meeting 9-17-14
    The Boston School Committee is the governing body of the Boston Public Schools. The School Committee is responsible for: Defining the vision, mission and goals of the Boston Public Schools; Establishing and monitoring the annual operating budget; Hiring, managing and evaluating the Superintendent; and Setting and reviewing district policies and practices to support student achievement.Watch Video »

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