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Small Business Administration awards downtown Springfield business owners



Small Business Administration awards downtown Springfield business owners

From: wwlp.com SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Two downtown Springfield business owners have been honored for their success in the city. Nancy Feth and Mikki Lessard started a micro-business on Main Street at the Shops at Market Place. Their success was recognized by the Small Business Administration, who honored them with a micro-enterprise of the year award. Feth and Lessard told […]

Pier 4 in Boston’s Seaport listed for more than $1,100 a square foot



Pier 4 in Boston’s Seaport listed for more than $1,100 a square foot

From: masslive.com, by: Boston Business Journal Tishman Speyer is listing its under-construction Pier 4 office building in Boston’s Seaport District for sale, and the price could top $420 million, capital-markets industry newsletter Real Estate Alert has reported. The 13-story office building near the former home of legendary Boston seafood restaurant Anthony’s Pier 4 was designed by […]

Environmental Engines Wants Consumers, Businesses to Make Clean Break



Environmental Engines Wants Consumers, Businesses to Make Clean Break

From: George O’Brien in Environment and Engineering Jim Cayon says he’s looking for an opportunity. A chance. A break. An open door. He probably used all those words and phrases as he talked with BusinessWest about relatively new and occasionally misperceived products and his ongoing quest to prove that they work, can save users money and substantially reduce pollution. To […]

Here are the 3 main things to know about Amazon’s new expansion in Boston



Here are the 3 main things to know about Amazon’s new expansion in Boston

From: https://www.boston.com/news/business/2018/05/02/amazon-boston-expansion-seaport It’s hardly HQ2, but Amazon is making a major expansion in Boston. The sprawling retail giant announced Tuesday that it plans to hire 2,000 workers for a new office in the city’s Seaport, as it continues to bolster its growing presence in Massachusetts. Amazon already employs a growing workforce of more than 1,200 at its Boston-area […]

Amazon to deliver on Seaport jobs



Amazon to deliver on Seaport jobs

From: www.bostonherald.com Amazon is bringing thousands of jobs to Boston, but it isn’t the much-vaunted second headquarters yet. The Seattle company will add 2,000 jobs in a new office tower in the Seaport — and get $55 million in tax and other incentives from the city and state — but it’s unclear what the decision […]

Connecting: Exit stage left



Connecting: Exit stage left

From: bizjournals.com As I roam the world delivering workshops on networking, one very common challenge my participants begrudgingly admit: It is difficult to gracefully exit a conversation at a networking event. Indeed, it’s hard! And, frankly, it may not get any easier. So, give these ideas a try: 1.  “It’s been great talking with you.” This is my favorite approach. You […]