Springfield economic development chief bullish on city’s prospects, large and small

Kevin Kennedy, Springfield’s chief development officer, is bullish on the economic outlook in 2019, and says the reasons are easy to spot — ranging from the nearly $1 billion MGM Springfield casino in full swing to other less dazzling but still impressive projects on tap.Some of the major projects in Springfield in recent years, such as the Union Station redevelopment and the CRRC rail car factory on Page Boulevard, continue to gain steam and bring heightened economic development prospects, Kennedy said. The new year will bring more progress, he said.

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