A two-year head start for recreational cannabis shops owned by “economic empowerment” applicants is near expiration without a single store able to open, leaving city councillors considering an extension – this time with financial support for the business owners.
Six months after Congress approved roughly $16 billion in aid for entertainment venues shattered by coronavirus, only 411 have received money out of 14,214 applications. The Small Business Administration says it’s working to catch up.
Plenty has been going on in development this spring, including an environmentally focused building planned for North Point’s Parcel U, a slew of MIT moves and more on BioMed Realty’s push into Somerville.
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