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Ludlow Mills gets $650,000 for site readiness as work poised to begin at clocktower building

Jeff Daley, President and CEO of Westmass Development Corporation receives a $650,000 Site Readiness Grant Award during a visit to the Ludlow Mills by Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, Secretary of Housing and Economic Development, Mike Kennealy, Dan Rivera, President and CEO of MassDevelopment (pictured far left), Ludlow Board of Selectmen Chairman William Rosenblum (second from […]

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $250,000 Underutilized Property Program Award for the Ludlow Mills

On November 30th, the Baker-Polito Administration and MassDevelopment announced the first-ever awards made through the Underutilized Properties Program, which along with MassWorks is now part of the Community One Stop for Growth platform. The Underutilized Properties Program was created through the Economic Development Legislation signed into law by Governor Charlie Baker in January 2021. The […]

Westfield Data-Center Project Makes a Hard Push for the Finish Line

BusinessWest (September 29, 2021) Putting the Pieces Together It’s called a ‘hyper-scale data center.’ That’s the name attached to a $2.7 billion proposal planned for a 155-acre parcel in Westfield. The complicated project, now entering the local-approval phase, has cleared perhaps the biggest hurdle — the aggregation of a site that can check a unique […]

Sarah la Cour, Westmass VP of Operations | New England Real Estate Journal 2021 Women in Commercial Real Estate Spotlight

New England Real Estate Journal (September 24, 2021) What led you to your current profession? My professional path through landscape architecture, historic preservation and economic development has allowed me to evolve my career into the field of real estate development. The experience and skill set that I’ve acquired has provided me the opportunity to now […]

Westmass Planning 2022 Start for $29.9m Housing Project at Ludlow Mills

New England Real Estate Journal (August 27, 2021) According to Westmass Area Development Corp. (Westmass) and WinnDevelopment with state financing now in place, construction is expected to begin in early 2022 on a $29.9 million project to transform the landmark Mill 8 at the historic Ludlow Mills complex into 95 mixed- income apartments for adults […]

Westfield Lands $2.7 Billion Data Campus

Masslive (August 25, 2021) By Jim Kinney | jkinney@repub.com WESTFIELD — Developers want to build a campus of 10 data center buildings on what’s now vacant land on the north side of the city totaling, after 12 to18 years of phased construction, a $2.7 billion investment with 2.74-million-square feet of space over 155 acres. Construction, […]

Mixed-Income Housing Project at Ludlow Mills to Begin in 2022

BusinessWest (August 18, 2021) With state financing now in place, construction is expected to begin in early 2022 on a $29.9 million project to transform the landmark Mill 8 at the historic Ludlow Mills complex into 95 mixed-income apartments for adults 55 and older and a center for supportive healthcare services, Westmass Area Development Corp. […]

Ludlow Mills Clock Tower Building Soon to Be Home to 95 Apartments

MassLive (August 9, 2021) – The $29.9 million renovation of Mill 8 – the clock tower building depicted on the town seal – will begin early next year at the Ludlow Mills Complex on State Street. WinnDevelopment will transform the 230,000-square-foot Mill 8 building into 95 mixed-income apartments for adults 55 and older and a […]