U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $902,500 in the Town of Brunswick, Brunswick, Maine
April 23, 2009
Federal Grant Expected to Create 250 Jobs and Generate $24 Million in Private Investment According to Grantee Estimates
The U.S. Commerce Department's Economic Development Administration (EDA) today announced a $902,500 grant to the town of Brunswick, Maine to help build infrastructure to support development of the Maine Street Station commercial and transportation complex.
"The Economic Development Administration is pleased to partner with the town of Brunswick to boost business development and job growth," said Sandra R. Walters, EDA Chief Financial Officer/Chief Administrative Officer. "This EDA investment in the Maine Street Station complex will help attract and grow a diverse mix of commercial and transportation businesses that will bring new jobs to the region."
EDA supports the economic development needs of distressed communities throughout the United States. Its mission is to lead the federal economic development agenda by promoting innovation and competitiveness and preparing American regions for growth and success in the worldwide economy.
Additional information on how EDA investments are helping distressed communities create a positive and sustainable economic future can be accessed at: http://www.eda.gov.