Patrick had indicated from the start that he wanted the winning bidder to locate in Western Mass.
"Studies have shown that a Berkshire County rail connection to New York City would be a winner." — Richard A. Davey
"We just want to stay in their face, and be a little cute with it," — Corydon Thurston
"One of the things they really appreciated was our outreach to manufacturers in the community here." — Douglas Crane
"The whole purpose of this is to put the money on the table to have a company take a serious look at Pittsfield." — Douglas Clark
"If they do default, we have fall back terms." — Douglas Clark
"We have a range of businesses that are capable of producing close to 100 percent of the materials and assembled parts that will be needed." — Douglas Crane
"We're going to make an all-out push to attract one of these companies to Berkshire County." — Corydon Thurston