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Mill Town Capital

This week, private investment group Mill Town Capital announced two new market-rate housing developments on Tyler Street in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. The multimillion dollar project, which municipal leaders have praised, will see almost 40 new units built by 2022 in a city with an aging housing stock. WAMC Mill Town Capital CEO and Managing Director Tim Burke about the undertaking, and how it might impact a community which housing advocates say is in dire need of affordable, not market-rate, housing.

A private investment group in Pittsfield, Massachusetts says two new housing developments will create 36 new units by 2022.

A blue sign with a map of ski trails sits in front of a wooded hillside.
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This spring, the private investment group Mill Town Capital announced that it had acquired the Bousquet Mountain ski resort in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. After promising a revamp of the 85-year-old outdoor recreation facility, a new general manager was named last month. WAMC spoke with Kevin McMillan – formerly the GM of Zoar Outdoor Adventure Resort in Charlemont – about what he hopes to bring to Bousquet, as well as the local ski hero he’ll be working with.

An image that says "Berkshire County Outdoor Recreation Plan 2020"
Berkshire Regional Planning Commission and Mill Town Capital

The Berkshire Regional Planning Commission and private investment group Mill Town Capital have released a new plan to develop the region’s outdoor recreation resources. It comes at a time when many of us are turning to outdoor recreation to get through the pandemic.

A private investment group has purchased the Bousquet Mountain ski resort in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. 

Josh Landes / WAMC

Mill Town Capital is an impact investment fund based in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Founded by David Mixer in 2016, the firm says it has put millions of dollars of into the Berkshires’ largest community by developing businesses, investing in real estate, and doing philanthropic work. Managing Director Tim Burke – a Pittsfield native – sat down with WAMC to explain what Mill Town does, and why it changed early on.