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N2 Innovation District / Newton
December 12, 2018
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We couldn’t think of a better way to launch 2019

Each year the chamber likes to launch the new year with a cocktail party at a location most of our members have never been before. This January we’re planning a variation on that theme. By Greg Reibman Each year the chamber likes to launch the new year with...

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N2 Innovation District
November 23, 2018
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Fuller commits Newton to help address region’s housing crisis

In an effort to address the region’s worsening housing crisis, Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller has joined a coalition of 15 local mayors who are to committed to creating 185,000 new units of housing across the region by the year 2030. “We need affordable housing for people to stay...

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N2 Innovation District
October 29, 2018
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Coke to stop manufacturing in Needham

The operators of the Coca-Cola facility in Needham announced plans to cease manufacturing operations at the site and covert the facility into a warehouse. The change in use could result in approximately 146 local layoffs, although the company says it will work to retain interested associates in other roles. ...

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N2 Innovation District / Newton
October 26, 2018
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Former Bookfair building gets new owner

Hammers, dust and broken pieces of wood are flying inside the building that served for a half-century as the home of The New England Mobile Book Fair. The bookstore itself moved last year to a storefront further down Needham Street, but the long warehouse-like space it once...

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N2 Innovation District / Newton
August 17, 2018
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Northland unveils vision for Needham Street

Northland Investment Corporation has officially unveiled its plan to transform a significant portion of Needham Street in the N-Squared Innovation District into 28 acres of residential, retail and office space. The special permit application was filed with the city in August.If approved by the Newton City ...

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N2 Innovation District / Needham
August 17, 2018
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NBCU media center breaks ground

  NBCUniversal has broken ground on its $125 million, 160,000 square foot facility. The company says it's the largest investment ever made to build out a broadcast facility by a media company in Greater Boston. When it opens in the fall of 2019, the NBCUniversal...

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N2 Innovation District / Newton
June 15, 2018
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Free sculpture exhibit brings together arts & business

Innovation doesn’t come just from a lab or a computer screen or an engineering bench, it emerges when people blend the arts and sciences to create something entirely new. By Chuck Tanowitz Innovation doesn’t come just from a lab or a computer screen or an engineering bench, it emerges...

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N2 Innovation District
May 17, 2018
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CoachUp opens new office in the N-Squared Innovation District

CoachUp, the nation’s leading private coaching company that is committed to helping athletes to reach the next level in sports and life, today officially opened its new offices in the N-Squared...

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N-Squared and Studios Without Walls looking to bring art to Upper Falls Greenway

N2 Innovation District, in partnership with Studios Without Walls and the New Art Center, have launched a fundraising campaign for “Beyond Boundaries,” an outdoor sculpture exhibition slated to open this summer on the Upper Falls Greenway in Newton. ...

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N2 Innovation District
April 30, 2018
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Food trucks will feed hungry N2 Innovation District workers

Seven food trucks are now serving lunch in the Needham Crossing section of the N2 Innovation District starting, with additional vendors expected to operate in Wells Ave. in Newton by the summer. .embed-container { position: relative; ...

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