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Officials in Springfield, Massachusetts have produced a plan they hope will spark development around the MGM casino.

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     The city of Springfield, Massachusetts is considering giving historic protection to a long-vacant industrial building that the current owner wants to tear down. 

The six story building in Springfield's Court Square known as 31 Elm Street
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   A major urban renewal project is moving forward in downtown Springfield, Massachusetts.

The six story building in Springfield's Court Square known as 31 Elm Street
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               A Massachusetts agency has approved plans for a major urban renewal project in downtown Springfield.  

The six story building in Springfield's Court Square known as 31 Elm Street
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With the blessing of Massachusetts casino regulators, MGM can now fulfill a long overdue obligation to develop housing in downtown Springfield.

The six story building in Springfield's Court Square known as 31 Elm Street
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    The redevelopment of an historic block in the largest city in western Massachusetts has moved a step closer. 

The six story building in Springfield's Court Square known as 31 Elm Street
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   Massachusetts casino regulators appear ready to formally endorse MGM’s role in an urban renewal project in downtown Springfield.

The six story building in Springfield's Court Square known as 31 Elm Street
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A complex and expensive urban renewal project that has confounded developers for decades in the largest city in western Massachusetts may be close to becoming reality.

A consultant with a real estate company said there is "high degree of confidence" of moving forward with the redevelopment of the long-vacant Court Square Hotel building. MGM Springfield is investing in the $55 million project to satisfy its obligation to develop market-rate housing within a half-mile of the downtown casino.Credit WAMCEdit | Remove

   MGM plans to increase the amount of money it intends to invest in a major urban renewal project just a block from its downtown gambling resort in Springfield, Massachusetts. 

A significant urban renewal project in the heart of the largest city in western Massachusetts may be moving forward with financial backing from casino giant MGM.

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     Casino regulators in Massachusetts are allowing MGM more time to develop the housing that is to accompany the Las Vegas company’s gambling resort in Springfield.

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   Now that MGM has opened the $960 million resort casino in downtown Springfield, Massachusetts, the company is facing a deadline to commit to a project to build off-site housing.

MGM will likely miss a deadline for constructing part of its $950 million casino project in Springfield, Massachusetts.