|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 2 Sep 2020 18:19:01 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] REUSE: "Jobs at Devens [MA] nearly double in eight years"|
Report: Jobs at Devens nearly double in eight years By Mark Conti Worcester Telegram & Gazette (MA) September 2, 2020 DEVENS - Devens, situated at the 4,400-acre former Army base in North Central Massachusetts, has nearly doubled the number of jobs in the economic development zone since 2012. According to a recent report by the University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute, Devens has sustained steady growth over the years. Total employment at Devens in 2020 is 6,092, compared to 4,977 in 2016, 4,030 in 2014 and 3,208 in 2012, the report said. “Devens, as shown in this report, has become a magnet for larger enterprises, notably manufacturers and distributors that need substantial sites for production and goods movement while still being near major population and jobs centers,” the report said. Of more than 6,000 jobs at Devens, which has been redeveloped by MassDevelopment, 2,673, or nearly 44%, are employed in manufacturing. There are 98 companies in the economic development zone, 25 of them in manufacturing. In the state overall, about 3% work in manufacturing. … For the entire article, see https://www.telegram.com/news/20200902/report-jobs-at-devens-nearly-double-in-eight-years -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director Center for Public Environmental Oversight A project of the Pacific Studies Center LSiegel@cpeo.org P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042 Voice/Fax: 650-961-8918 http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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