|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Mon, 13 Nov 2017 17:06:06 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] REUSE: Fort Devens (MA) "has become a technology hub"|
After 100 years, Devens has become a technology hub BY GRANT WELKER Worcester Business Journal November 8, 2017 The future was not promising for Fort Devens just over two decades ago when the military base was ordered closed along with others across the country. The property was filled with buildings suddenly of no use, standing on contaminated land. But exactly a century after the military base opened, Fort Devens has blossomed into a regional economic hub with more than 6 million square feet of space and more than 5,000 workers. It has drawn distribution and technology companies to a site close to population centers while offering acres of open land. "Devens checked all the boxes," said Paul Sellew, the owner of Little Leaf Farms, a hydroponic grower of leafy greens that moved in last year and is already working to nearly double its space. … For the entire article, see http://www.wbjournal.com/article/20171113/PRINTEDITION/311109996/after-100-years-devens-has-become-a-technology-hub -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042 Voice/Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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