Thursday, May 31, 2012
The popular West Newton and Arlington barbecue joint has set up shop off Second Avenue in Needham.
Blue Ribbon BBQ is going mobile. Well, almost mobile. The popular West Newton barbecue spot recently announced on their blog that they will be serving up their pit-smoked 'cue off Second Avenue in Needham in their new Blue Ribbon BBQ trailer. The trailer made its debut at the 2012 Lexington Battle Green BBQ Festival last week. After a successful trial run, the Blue Ribbon BBQ trailer opened at 262 Second Ave. in Needham on Tuesday, May 29. According to the Boston Restaurant Talk blog, the Blue Ribbon trailer will offer many of the same dishes it has at its restaurants, including brisket, ribs, chopped pork sandwiches, cornbread, beans, potato salad and house-made sweet tea. In addition to its West Newton restaurant and Needham trailer, …
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Three-story data center and office facility will be located at 105 Cabot St. in Needham
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Digital Realty Trust Inc., a leading global datacenter provider, hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday morning, March 21 celebrating the start of construction at its 105 Cabot St. building in Needham. The new three-story 130,335-square-foot world-class data center and office facility will be located approximately 1/4-mile from Route 128/I-95. The event was attended by Needham town officials, Digital Realty executives and project team managers. Jones Lang LaSalle is serving as the leasing agent. “This new development is a very welcome addition to Needham’s New England Business Center,” Needham Board of Selectmen chairman Moe Handel said. “It is exactly the kind of development that was envisioned for this area. We welcome Digital …
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Zoning changes key in developing economic centers.
Needham isn't the only community along Route 128 looking to grow local revenue by growing its business base. The Boston Globe reports that Newton and Waltham are also working on plans to boost economic development in their towns, and nearby Dedham is "reaping millions in new tax revenue" thanks to the development of its Legacy Place shopping center, according to a recent article published on Boston.com. Following passage of several key zoning changes at Needham's fall special Town Meeting, the Globe reports that Economic Development Director Devra Bailin and the Council of Economic Advisors are continuing to meet with property owners, businesses and local tenants to consider the best way to develop Needham's New England Business Center, …
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Needham's Council of Economic Advisors held a public workshop on Oct. 5 to review zoning changes for the 213-acre commercial/industrial development off I-95.
Needham’s economic advisers are hoping to “unlock the potential” in the New England Business Center by relaxing zoning requirements, which could make the corporate park more attractive to companies. The New England Business Center features about 213 acres of developed property lying east of I-95/Route 128 and stretching from just south of Highland Avenue down to Kendrick Street. More than half the space is used for offices, with other uses including manufacturing, research and development, warehousing and retail. On Wednesday, Oct. 5, the Council of Economic Advisors held a public workshop at Broadmeadow Elementary School, inviting town officials, employees, public safety officers, property owners and residents to weigh in on changes that …