Entries by Michael P. McCarthy

Jeff McCormick Visits to Discuss the Gateway Cities

Michael McCarthy, Research Assistant, UMass Dartmouth Urban Initiative             This morning, Jeff McCormick, founder of venture capitalist firm Saturn Partners, announced his candidacy for governor in Massachusetts. The announcement comes as no surprise to anyone who has been following the race, and especially not to us at the Urban Initiative. In the mid January, Mr. […]

This Space For Rent

Mike McCarthy, Research Assistant, Urban Initiative When collecting data for our new Rental Housing indicator page, I was surprised to be learn that in Fall River and New Bedford, the majority of households are renter-occupied. A renter myself, I had always figured we were in the minority. The population of these cities, by my own […]