Monthly Archives: June 2016

Program Update: Taunton Technical Assistance Panel

On May 3, ULI Boston/New England held a Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) in Taunton, MA. City officials engaged ULI to assist in an effort to revitalize the downtown, which had recently seen improvements to infrastructure, the creation of a Business Improvement District (BID), and the establishment of a Housing Development Incentive Program (HDIP), among other attempts to attract further investment. The panel was tasked specifically with two major tasks: the first was to help identify the kinds of housing and businesses that are most appropriate for the downtown, and the … Read More

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5 Questions with Marty Jones, MassDevelopment

This June, ULI Boston/New England’s Member Spotlight features Marty Jones, President and CEO of MassDevelopment. Marty’s been an avid supporter of ULI Boston, and recently chaired the Housing Opportunity Conference Steering Committee. Marty is a national trustee of the Urban Land Institute, and serves on the advisory board for the ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing. In 2011, Marty Jones became President and CEO of MassDevelopment, the Commonwealth’s quasi-public economic-development authority. Marty’s priorities for the Agency are to promote affordable housing, protect the state’s six military installations, and create opportunities in … Read More

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