WIN: Dirk Auferoth And Associates

Dirk Auferoth and Associates will invest approximately $481,000 over the next 5 years into the acquisition and renovation of 532 Main Street, the 130,000 square foot building along a major gateway into the Center City. The company will relocate from their currently leased 10,000 square foot space on South Summer Street to a 20,000 square foot space on Main Street. This purchase made by Dirk & Suzannah Auferoth will also retain the seven businesses currently occupying space within the building. They will look to fill the ...

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W.I.N. Column: U.S. Tsubaki

U.S. Tsubaki will be making an investment to expand operations and create additional jobs at their location at 821 Main Street in Holyoke. The investment was approved locally by the City Council on September 4, as a Certified Project and will receive Tax Increment Financing (TIF) as part of the Commonwealth’s Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP). The 20,000 (approx.) square foot building expansion cost is estimated at $1M and the equipment investment is projected at $5M-$6M. The expansion ...

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W.I.N. Column: Package Machinery

With an investment of $455,000 for acquisition and renovation of an abandoned building at 80 Commercial Street and to expand their capacity, Package Machinery Company, Inc is set to move its operations from a Tornado-damaged building in West Springfield into Downtown Holyoke by this fall.  Led by its President, Kate Putnam, Package Machinery designs and produces custom wrapping machinery for consumer products made by Fortune 50 clients such as 3M and others. ...

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