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Economic Development Policies Overall Economic Development Program, Umass Amherst Center Economic Development Jan 1991

Economic Development Policies Overall Economic Development Program, Umass Amherst Center Economic Development

Center for Economic Development Technical Reports

The purpose of this report was to identify key industries of the town of Fitchburg, Massachusetts, and to promote the transition of the town's image from a mill town to the Cultural, Financial and Educational center of Central Massachusetts.


Land Use Laws And Policies Impacts Of Non-Conforming Industrial Sites On Residential Neighborhoods In Select Massachusetts Cities, Umass Amherst Center Economic Development Jan 1991

Land Use Laws And Policies Impacts Of Non-Conforming Industrial Sites On Residential Neighborhoods In Select Massachusetts Cities, Umass Amherst Center Economic Development

Center for Economic Development Technical Reports

This report was meant to evaluate how effectively non-conforming industrial sites have adapted to their surrounding residential neighborhood by discussing various aspects of these buildings, such as their operation, size, age and appearance in relation to nearby homes.

The studied areas include Massachusetts cities of Leominster, Fitchburg, Holyoke, Chicopee, and Westfield.


Economic Development Policies Evaluation Techniques For Edcs, Umass Amherst Center Economic Development Jan 1991

Economic Development Policies Evaluation Techniques For Edcs, Umass Amherst Center Economic Development

Center for Economic Development Technical Reports

The goal of this report was to provide information on evaluation techniques for local economic development organizations. This was achieved by conducting research on evaluation techniques, and analyzing information obtained during the research.


Economic Development Policies Enterprise Zone Legislation, Umass Amherst Center Economic Development Jan 1991

Economic Development Policies Enterprise Zone Legislation, Umass Amherst Center Economic Development

Center for Economic Development Technical Reports

This report was made to review the history and efficacy of enterprise zones in the United States, and provides a summary of the House Bill number 5868, an economic incentive bill sponsored by representative Daniel Bosley.


Economic Base Analysis Yankee Atomic Electric Company, Umass Amherst Center Economic Development Jan 1991

Economic Base Analysis Yankee Atomic Electric Company, Umass Amherst Center Economic Development

Center for Economic Development Technical Reports

This report examined the impact of the payroll, purchases, and secondary investments made by the Yankee Atomic Electric Company. It also looked at the way Yankee Atomic Electric Company and Burns Security employees spent their wages. The goal of the report was to determine whether the companies made a positive impact on job generation and income generation.


Site Feasibility Study Cottage Street Industrial Site, Umass Amherst Center Economic Development Jan 1991

Site Feasibility Study Cottage Street Industrial Site, Umass Amherst Center Economic Development

Center for Economic Development Technical Reports

The purpose of this report was to determine the feasibility of developing an industrial park on an 53 acre parcel located along Memorial Drive and Cottage Street in Springfield, Massachusetts.


Land Use Planning Study Impacts Of Short Line Railroads, Umass Amherst Center Economic Development Jan 1991

Land Use Planning Study Impacts Of Short Line Railroads, Umass Amherst Center Economic Development

Center for Economic Development Technical Reports

The purpose of this report was to examine local land use policies and practices in respect to short line railroads in Massachusetts to ensure that they meet federal and state goals. The railroads were located in Palmer, Westfield and Braintree, Massachusetts.


Chapter 21 E A Case For Regulatory Overhaul, Umass Amherst Center Economic Development Jan 1991

Chapter 21 E A Case For Regulatory Overhaul, Umass Amherst Center Economic Development

Center for Economic Development Technical Reports

The purpose of this report was to provide an economic development perspective on the problems introduced with the implementation of Chapter 21E in the state of Massachusetts. The report then explored the amendment that went into effect on July, 1992. The amendment privatized the response action at disposal sites and provided more flexible, case-by-case standards for the containment and control environment regulations.


Comprehensive Industrial Analysis The Paper Industry, Umass Amherst Center Economic Development Jan 1991

Comprehensive Industrial Analysis The Paper Industry, Umass Amherst Center Economic Development

Center for Economic Development Technical Reports

The purpose of this report was to examine the paper industry in the Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden, and Hampshire counties of Massachusetts. The overall goal of this study was to identify action steps that would help to retain and expand the industry in the four Western Massachusetts counties.


Site Feasibility Study Liberty Street Industrial Park, Umass Amherst Center Economic Development Jan 1991

Site Feasibility Study Liberty Street Industrial Park, Umass Amherst Center Economic Development

Center for Economic Development Technical Reports

The purpose of this report was to determine the feasibility of developing the 6.5 acre industrial parcel on Liberty Street in Springfield, Massachusetts. The city of Springfield is interested in identifying parcels of land that are suitable for encouraging the sitting of industry to facilitate economic growth


Massachusetts Enters The Global Age A Service Export Initiative, Umass Amherst Center Economic Development Jan 1991

Massachusetts Enters The Global Age A Service Export Initiative, Umass Amherst Center Economic Development

Center for Economic Development Technical Reports

This report was meant to be the first step in a long term initiative which was meant to seek and harness the vast service-oriented resources within Western Massachusetts and assist then in expanding along global lines.


Land Use Laws And Policies Suitability Of Industrial Lands, Umass Amherst Center Economic Development Jan 1991

Land Use Laws And Policies Suitability Of Industrial Lands, Umass Amherst Center Economic Development

Center for Economic Development Technical Reports

The report focuses on inventorying the availability of developable, industrially zoned land in the Pioneer Valley today. The problem addressed by the report was the lack of industrially zoned land that was actually available and suitable for development.