Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and the brutal impact it has had on the country’s economy, development interest remains quite high in Worcester.
In fact, it seems the city has not missed a beat in that regard.
While development interest in other cities has slowed or all but come to a standstill in some cases, Worcester has been able to maintain and even build on the pre-pandemic momentum it was enjoying.
One only has to look at all the business that has been taken up by city’s regulatory boards and commissions over the past six months, whether it be actual project plans or zoning changes to facilitate future development.
The fact that boards and commissions have been so busy during the pandemic underscores that continued interest in Worcester, whether it be in the downtown or the neighborhoods.
Things are indeed still happening in Worcester.
Among some of the projects moving through the regulatory process include the renovation of the long-vacant, historic Cheney-Ballard…