BOSTON – Wednesday, March 25, 2015 – The Commonwealth’s Economic Assistance Coordinating Council (EACC) yesterday approved 13 projects for participation in the Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP). These projects are expected to create 998 new jobs and retain 1,602 jobs throughout Massachusetts, while leveraging approximately $178 million in private investment.
“These economic development projects will help build the framework for a new wave of growth and revitalization in our local communities,” said Jay Ash, Secretary of the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development. “Through these types of targeted investments, we are creating new jobs for our residents, strengthening our economy and showcasing Massachusetts as a great place to start and grow and a business.”
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