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Bristol-Myers Squibb

  • Devens, Massachusetts
  • Biotechnology/Pharmaceuticals
  • New 750,000 s.f . biologics manufacturing facility
  • $1.1 billion private investment
  • 550 new jobs
  • Average annual salary $60,000
  • Incentives provided:
  • Tax Increment Financing (TIF)
  • Investment Tax Credit (state)
  • Public infrastructure grant
  • Workforce Training Fund grant
  • Job Creation Incentive Payments

 

The MathWorks

  • Natick, Massachusetts 
  • Information Technology and Software
  • New facility expansion
  • Headquarters, R&D, and operations
  • 600 new jobs, 1,875 retained jobs
  • $113 million private investment
  • Investment Tax Credit (state)

 

Motorola

  • Lowell, Massachusetts
  • Communications technology
  • Consolidation and expansion
  • R&D, manufacturing, administration
  • 120 new jobs; 745 retained jobs
  • $18 million private investment
  • Incentives provided:
  • Tax Increment Financing (TIF)
  • Investment Tax Credit (state)
  • Workforce Training Fund grant

 

Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.

  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • Financial Services
  • Headquarters and Office Consolidation
  • 350,000 s.f.
  • 1,800 employees
  • Project Consulting

 

Dunkin Brands

  •  Canton, Massachusetts
  •  Restaurants - Dunkin Donuts & Baskin Robbins
  •  Corporate Headquarters Expansion
  •  620 Retained Jobs; 30 New Jobs
  •  Tax Increment Financing (TIF)

 

SimpliVity

  • Westborough, Massachusetts
  • Software/IT
  • Two Expansion Projects (2014, 2016)
  • 220 New Jobs
  • 270 Retained Jobs
  • Investment Tax Credits (State)

 

Nuvera Fuel Cells

  • Billerica, Massachusetts
  • Renewable Energy: Fuel Cells
  • Expansion - Manufacturing
  • 200,000 s.f. HQ, R&D, Mfg.
  • 250 new jobs; 100 retained jobs
  • $15 million private investment
  • Incentives provided:
  • Tax Increment Financing (TIF)
  • Investment Tax Credit (state)
  • Workforce Training Fund grant
  • Low interest rate real estate and equipment loans


Douglas Woods Wind Farm

  • Douglas, Massachusetts
  • 27 MW Commercial-scale wind farm
  • $75 million investment
  • NEES managed:
  • Incentives
  • Government Relations
  • Utilities Relations
  • Tax Increment Financing Agreement (TIF) 
  • Investment Tax Credit from the state
  • $250,000 Pre-Development Loan from the state
  • Zoning - Height & Use Variance
  • Permits and approvals (FAA, NHESP, MHC)
  • Negotiated Power Purchase Agreement: NSTAR
  • Negotiated Interconnection Agreement with National Grid

 

City of Pittsfield

  •  Berkshire Innovation Center
  •  Feasibility Study and Business Plan
  •  Funded by MA Life Sciences Center

 

First Wind Energy

  • Tax Incentives

 

Taunton Life Sciences Center

  • Feasibility Study

 

IBM Corporation

  • Littleton, Massachusetts
  • Software industry
  • Consolidation and expansion
  • 490,000 s.f. office space
  • 250 new jobs; 3,400 retained jobs
  • Incentives provided:
  • Tax Increment Financing (TIF)
  • Investment Tax Credit (state)
  • Workforce Training Fund grant

 

Bayer Healthcare

  • Walpole, Massachusetts
  • Medical Devices
  • Expansion - Manufacturing
  • 70 new jobs; 700 retained jobs
  • $100 million private investment
  • Tax Increment Financing (TIF)
  • Investment Tax Credit (state)

 

Cold Chain Technologies

  • Franklin, Massachusetts
  • Biopharmaceutical Packaging
  • Relocation and Expansion - HQ and Manufacturing
  • 50 New Jobs; 135 Retained Jobs
  • $12 million private investment
  • Tax Increment Financing (TIF)
  • Investment Tax Credits (State)

 

Cheer Pack North America

  • West Bridgewater, Massachusetts
  • Food Packaging
  • Relocation and Expansion - HQ and Manufacturing
  • 77 New Jobs; 35 Retained Jobs
  • $23 million private investment
  • Tax Increment Financing (TIF)
  • Investment Tax Credit (state)
  • Abandoned Building Tax Deduction
  • Permitting - Special Permit
  • Permitting - Site Plan Review
  • Permitting - Building Permit

 

Classic Envelope Inc.

  • Douglas, Massachusetts
  • Manufacturing - Envelopes
  • Relocation and Expansion - HQ and Manufacturing
  • 75 Retained Jobs; 40 New Jobs
  • $4.1 million private investment
  • Tax Increment Financing (TIF)
  • Investment Tax Credit (state)
  • Abandoned Building Tax Deduction

 

Berkshire Innovation Center

  • Pittsfield, Massachusetts
  • Feasibility Study and Business Plan
  • MLSC Capital Grant
  • GE Fund Operating Grants
  • Tax Increment Financing
  • Sponsorship Procurements
  • Grant Procurements
  • Membership and Partnership Development
  • Startup and Development Activities
  • Program Development
  • Facility Design and Equipment Procurement
  • Legal entity formation

 

Access TCA

  •  Sutton, Massachusetts
  •  Manufacturing - Branded Trade Exhibit Booths
  •  Relocation and New Construction - HQ and Mfg.
  •  11 Retained Jobs; 35 New Jobs
  •  200,000 s.f. New HQ & Manufacturing Facility
  •  $17.3 million private investment
  •  Tax Increment Financing (TIF)

 

Danafilms Inc.

  • Westborough, Massachusetts
  • Manufacturing - Plastic Film Products
  • Expansion - Headquarters and Manufacturing
  • 62 Retained Jobs; 20 New Jobs
  • $7.0 million private investment
  • Tax Increment Financing (TIF)
  • Site Evaluation
  • Permitting

 

 

Other projects managed by Rod's team at MOBD:

 

  • BJ's Warehouse (Distribution Center)
  • Boston Scientific (R&D, Manufacturing)
  • Innovative Spinal Technology (Manufacturing)
  • Intel (Manufacturing)
  • Performance Food Group (Distribution)
  • Samsonite (Worldwide Headquarters)
  • Stryker Biotechnology (Manufacturing)
  • Target (Distribution Center)
  • Valeritas (Headquarters, R&D)
  • Wyeth (Manufacturing)

  

Note: Projects listed were managed by Rod Jané either as President of New England Expansion Strategies or as Executive Director of the MA Office of Business Development.