Local and state officials are urging the passage of the Future Opportunities for Resiliency, Workforce, and Revitalized Downtowns, or FORWARD, bill that is expected to bring nearly $12 million to the city.
Coakley said the business park is still in "early talks" with a prospective tenant for the site and hopes to have an eminent developer once the property is ready. In the fall, he reported that a large light manufacturing and product distribution company was interested in Sites 7, 8, and 9.
The city's Business Development Manager Michael Coakley explained to the Pittsfield Economic Development Authority board on Friday that there is a large light manufacturing and product distribution company interested in all three sites.
In the Pittsfield Economic Development Authority's first meeting since fall 2020, interim Director Michael Coakley reported that the cultivators' goal is to start site work and foundation work this fall.