The Presmet/GKN Sinter Metals complex is located on 3-acres of land within Worcester’s Canal District area. The Presmet complex was constructed in 1910 and had been primarily used for a plethora of industrial uses, including a powdered-metal fabric...
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The Worcester Vocational High School (Voke) opened its doors in 1908 with one building along Salisbury Street. Over nearly 100 years, the Voke School expanded to include four parcels over a city block. In 2006, the Voke School moved to a new location...
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In 2002, the Town of Shrewsbury acquired a 66-acre tract of land known as the Allen Farm, located on South Street and Route 20. The Town created a Flexible Development Overlay which would allow, in addition to the desired office and research developm...
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CenTech Park East is a planned technology park located in the Town of Shrewsbury. The WBDC purchased 84-acres of surplus Grafton State Hospital land adjacent to the existing CenTech Park for the purposes of constructing an industrial park. The develo...
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CenTech Park is a 121-acre technology park located in the Towns of Grafton and Shrewsbury. The WBDC acquired the land from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 1994. Over 10 years the WBDC, in cooperation with the Towns of Grafton and Shrewsbury, as ...
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Gateway Park is a 11-acre development located in Worcester’s North Main Street area. It is a starting point for the community’s biotechnology and life sciences industry which gives further opportunities to the Worcester science community....
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Established in 1977, the 170-acre Airport Industrial Park was established adjacent to the Worcester Municipal Airport. The construction of the Park’s infrastructure was made possible by a $2.6 million Federal loan to the City of Worcester. In 1976,...
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In 1967, the WBDC broke ground on a 17-acre site located on the eastern end of Goldstar Boulevard. The majority of sites located on this 17+ acre parcel were pre-sold, becoming home to a number of businesses relocating from Worcester’s downtown as ...
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The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts is a prime example of Worcester community partnerships. This historical landmark has added to the cultural environment since its opening in 1904, and its remodeling in 2008. It is a local destination....
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During the spring of 1966, the WBDC received a 14.5 acre gift of land from the Norton Company, valued at $125,000. The Higgins Industrial Park was built on this piece of land located near Brooks, Higgins and Pullman Streets just south of West Mountai...
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