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Mayor Menino Releases Jobs Report - Innovation District

Mar 01, 2013

200+ new companies and 4,000 new jobs since January 2010

The growth is spread across a variety of business sectors with a diverse range of small, mid-scale, and large companies.
“Dynamic companies want to be part of Boston’s innovation community and part of our larger community.  They want to make contributions to the community through their expertise, time, and resources.  I have never in 20 years been more optimistic about Boston’s future. We are setting trends, not following them.” - Mayor Menino
Report Highlights New Jobs: -      30% from technology companies -      21% from creative industries like design and advertising -      16% from greentech and life sciences New Companies: -      11% in education and non-profit sectors -      40% share space in co-working spaces and incubators -      25% are small scale with 10 employees or less More Jobs on the Way: -      Many other companies have announced plans to add another 2500+ jobs to the neighborhood by 2016.   Nicole Fichera, the City's Innovation District Manager, was featured on Boston Neighborhood Network News to share the report  

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