Join experts to discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted commercial work space/ways to help commercial space thrive in Framingham/MetroWest region.
Keynote speaker: Peter Abair, Executive Director, MassEcon
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact commercial activity in Framingham/MetroWest–and as status of commercial work space remains in flux– Framingham /surrounding communities face a challenge that many across the state and around the country are experiencing: what will happen to vacant office space and other commercial properties after the pandemic? And what can the City and others who support the region’s economic development do to help commercial space pivot to survive and thrive?
Stephanie Hirshon, Deputy Director, MetroWest Chamber of Commerce
Garry Holmes, President, R.W. Holmes Realty Co., Inc.
Doug Lawrence, Chair, Framingham's EDIC
Charlotte Maynard, Managing Partner, Creative Development
In the early 20th century, the design of highway projects in American downtowns captivated the imaginations of city leaders, architects, and engineers alike. Learn about the evolution of these landscapes from architectural historian Dr. Finstein, who will present a lecture stemming from her new book, Modern Mobility Aloft: Elevated Highways, Architecture, And Urban Change in Pre-Interstate America. If you have not registered before, go to http://bit.ly/FPL-Lifelong-Learning-Lectures to join our mailing list and to receive the Zoom link for each lecture.