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Great cities share common traits - undeniable energy and a vibrant culture that drives growth and epitomizes livability. A center of commerce, industry, and education, Worcester has redefined its identity and refashioned its urban form to accommodate the needs of a dynamic economy. Today, those changes are bearing fruit as Worcester is the focus of an incredible amount of public and private investment - conservatively more than $2.2 billion. Worcester’s success is attributable to its low cost housing, high quality of life, an increasing knowledge-based economy and geographic accessibility. As a dynamic community, Worcester is not only a smart city, but a smart choice.
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Worcester Students Provide Feedback on Downtown
The City of Worcester’s Executive Office of Economic Development, in partnership with the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce, recently administered a survey with the Worcester higher education student population. The goal of the survey was to better understand the current student perception of downtown Worcester and the ways to better accommodate the students’ lifestyles.
See the executive summary below.