Row House featured in Boston Magazine spotlight on outdoor fitness

The staff at Row House, a BLDC-funded business located at Lovejoy Wharf, have pulled their rowers out onto the patio so participants can enjoy an outdoor experience that is relatively similar to an in-studio class.

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BLDC Borrower makes $25 million commitment to battling COVID-19

Ginkgo Bioworks built their platform to enable partners across a wide range of applications to rapidly scale their R&D efforts, and they want to apply this technology today to the fight against the pandemic.

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Join the BLDC at Salesforce Growth Camp Boston

Join the Boston Local Development Corporation (BLDC), Salesforce, and BECMA at District Hall on March 24 for an exclusive afternoon filled with tailored content for growing businesses.

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The BLDC Honors Black History Month

by Bill Nickerson, BLDC General Manager

As the nation celebrates Black History Month, you hear many stories of the struggles, successes, trials and triumphs of our nation’s African-Americans. I have had the pleasure of knowing, working with, and calling a friend a man who is the living embodiment of, and has been throughout his life, a key player in that history. That man is Marvin Gilmore Jr.

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Register now for the Pathways to City Contracting Opportunity Fair

Join the City of Boston, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) and anchor institutions to learn about current & upcoming contracting opportunities, becoming M/WBE certified, and how to register to become a City vendor.

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BLDC, BPDA Celebrate Row House Grand Opening Event at Lovejoy Wharf

This past week, the Boston Local Development Corporation (BLDC), along with East Boston Savings Bank, Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA), and the Massachusetts Small Business Administration (SBA) joined together with Gyee O’Malley to celebrate the opening of Row House, a new Woman/Minority owned fitness studio located at 25 Lovejoy Wharf near Boston’s North Station.

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Three breweries financed by BLDC featured in Boston Magazine “Breweries in Boston: The Ultimate Guide”

Dorchester Brewing, Democracy Brewing in Downtown and the newly-opened Brato Brewhouse and Kitchen in Brighton have all benefited from the BLDC’s mission to increase employment opportunities for Boston residents by providing small business loans with a focus on commercial, industrial and service companies.

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Register for the Samuel Adams Speed Coaching Event

Join Bill Nickerson of the BLDC for one-on-one business coaching.

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Happy Independence Day to Bostonians and Cape Verdeans

As we all celebrate our nation's birthday on July 4th, the Boston Local Development Corporation (BLDC) would like to join Boston’s Cape Verdean Community in celebrating the 44th anniversary of Cabo Verde's independence from Portugal.

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Small Business Finance: A Panel Conversation

Join Bill Nickerson of the BLDC at the Harvard Ed Portal on Thursday, March 7 for a Small Business Finance Panel.

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