Holyoke, Springfield businesses receive grants for commercial space renovations

MassDevelopment announced Monday more than $2.2 million in grants will be awarded to properties in Gateway Cities across the state to be used for renovations. Nine organizations in Holyoke, Springfield and Pittsfield will receive grants for renovations on commercial building projects such as making room for indoor dining, provide retail space, storefronts and more.

“For generations, Gateway Cities have been welcoming places to live, start a business, and build community,” said Economic Development Secretary Yvonne Hao, who serves as chair of MassDevelopment’s Board of Directors. “MassDevelopment’s Transformative Development Initiative allows the state to work hand-in-hand with local partners to ensure these cities remain places of opportunity for all and we are proud these TDI Equity Investment grants support that goal.”

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